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Barbra Streisand Encore
Barbra Streisand Thanks Denis Handlin and Sony Australia For No 1

Barbra Streisand has thanked Sony Music Australia for her no 1 debut with ‘Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway’, in particular, name-checking Sony CEO Denis Handlin.

September 9, 2016
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Working On Orchestrated Album

Bruce Springsteen has a new album in the can that is a rock album with an orchestra.

September 9, 2016
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Listen To New The Pretenders ‘Holy Commotion’

There is a new Pretenders album, Alone, due October 21 from BMG. Alone is their first studio album since 2008's Break Up the Concrete.

September 9, 2016
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Ol 55, Ben Elton and A Preview of The Gouster at iHeartRadio

The original line-up of Ol’ 55 is back together for the first time since 1977 and for the first time since 1977 the original members do their first radio interview with iHeartRadio Music News powered by

September 9, 2016
Wilco Schmilco
New Music Releases For 9 September 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Gavin DeGraw, Devin Townsend Project, Jason Aldean, Safia, GroupLove, New Order (GH), Of Mice & Men, Wilco, The Baseballs, M.I.A., Bastille, The Beatles (live), Glenn Shorrock, Mi-Sex, The Apartments and the new So Fresh compilation.

September 9, 2016
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry Surprises Orlanda Massacre Survivor

Katy Perry stunned a survivor of the Orlando, Florida nightclub massacre by surprising him with a TV appearance.

September 9, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Justin Bieber Opens House For TV

Last week, ahead of his Live Lounge performance, Justin Bieber invited Radio 1 into his LA home to kick off BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month.

September 9, 2016
Prince Buster
R.I.P. Ska Pioneer Prince Buster 1938-2016

Prince Buster, a pioneer of the Jamaican Ska sound popularized by groups like Madness and The Specials, died Thursday at a hospital in South Florida after suffering a series of strokes. He was 78.

September 9, 2016
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Fortune Names Beyonce As Music’s Most Powerful Woman

Beyonce has been named one of Fortune magazine's Most Powerful Women in Business for 2016.

September 9, 2016
Elvis Presley The Wonder of You
Second Elvis Presley Orchestra Album On The Way

When the music of Elvis Presley was rereleased in 2015 with new orchestral arrangements performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, there were rumblings that it was just another way to cash in on the legacy of The King.

September 9, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Confirms Drake Collaboration Label

Rapper Kanye West has confirmed reports he and Drake are working on a new album together.

September 8, 2016
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Usher Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

Usher's famous friends Stevie Wonder and Kelly Rowland joined the singer as he unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday.

September 8, 2016
AB Original
Laneway Reveals A.B. Original As First Act For 2017

A.B. Original will perform on the Laneway Festival for 2017.

September 8, 2016
Lianne La Havas
Lianne La Havas To Support Coldplay In Australia and New Zealand

British singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas has been confirmed as the special guest for the Coldplay Australia and New Zealand shows in December.

September 8, 2016
Cured by Lol Tolhurst
The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst To Release Autobiography

‘The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys’, the biography of Lol Tolhurst of The Cure, is described as a coming of age story in Thatcher’s Britain.

September 8, 2016
Michael Hutchence, music news,
Michael Hutchence Stunning ‘Kik It’ Sample Revealed By Ron Creevey

Tech entrepreneur Ron Creevey has revealed his plans to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Michael Hutchence by unveiling an 11-second teaser for the stunning unreleased song ‘Kik It’.

September 8, 2016
Australian Music Consumption Habits Are Rapidly Changing

Australians are rapidly changing the way they consume music. There is good news and bad news but there is also time to change.

September 8, 2016
Black Sorrows Faithful Satellite
The Black Sorrows To Release 20th Album Faithful Satellite

The Black Sorrows will release their 20th album ‘Faithful Satellite’ next week.

September 8, 2016
iPhone7 Is Today’s World’s Biggest Rock Star

Apple’s new iPhone7 has made its debut and as usual is a talking point worldwide.

September 8, 2016
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Original Santana Band To Release Live At The House of Blues

The original Santana band came back together earlier this year with the album Santana IV and a tour of the U.S. that included an appearance at the House of Blues in Las Vegas.

September 8, 2016
Buddy Holly and the Crickets
Happy 80th Buddy Holly

Had he lived, Buddy Holly would have been 80 years old today.

September 8, 2016
Misfits, Noise11, Photo
The Misfits Play Denver SETLIST

The reunited Misfits took to the stage at Riotfest in Denver, CO on Sunday night with a 25-song set...and there may be more to come.

September 8, 2016
Loretta Lynn Full Circle
Loretta Lynn Injured In Fall

Country great Loretta Lynn is cancelling a number of shows to recuperate from a fall she took at her home over the weekend.

September 8, 2016
Gregg Allman, Noise11, Photo
Gregg Allman Ready To Return To The Stage

Gregg Allman's recent hospitalization has been kept as a closely guarded secret.

September 8, 2016
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna and Guy Ritchie Settle Dispute

Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie have officially settled their custody dispute over teenage son Rocco.

September 8, 2016
Supafest Promoter Order To Pay APRA AMCOS $437000 In Damages

John Denison, the promoter behind Soulfest and Supafest, has been ordered to pay APRA AMCOS $437,000 in compensation and damages by a Federal Court.

September 7, 2016
SXSW 2017
SXSW Announces First Round Of Australian Artists For 2017

SXSW has announced 50 acts for the conference and music festival for Austin 2017 with nine Australian acts already in the first round.

September 7, 2016
Stevie Nicks: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Stevie Nicks To Tour With The Pretenders

Stevie Nicks has announced that she will be taking her 24 Karat Gold Tour on the road this fall with special guests The Pretenders.

September 7, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Is Working On New Songs

Singer Mariah Carey has delighted fans by revealing she is finally working on new music.

September 7, 2016
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Drake To Open New Houston Nightclub

Drake is set to open a nightclub featuring "dancing" in Houston, Texas called The Ballet.

September 7, 2016