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The Queen Gets Kinky And Knights Ray Davies

The Kinks frontman and founder Ray Davies is now Sir Ray Davies. Sir Ray has been knighted in the Queen’s New Years honours.

December 31, 2016
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Australian Singles: Clean Bandit Continues To Top Download Chart

Clean Bandit’s ‘Rockabye’ featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie, is once again the most downloaded song in Australia this week.

December 31, 2016
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Australian Singles: Mariah Carey Had Most Streamed Christmas Song

Mariah Carey’s perennial Christmas song ‘All I Want For Christmas’ was the most streamed Christmas song in Australia for the past week.

December 31, 2016
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R.I.P. Bruce Begley Of The Honeys

Bruce Begley of The Honey’s and Flicker has died.

December 31, 2016
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George Michael Cause Of Death Ruled ‘Inconclusive’

An investigation into the death of George Michael will be carried out after the coroner ruled the post-mortem examination “inconclusive”.

December 31, 2016
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60 Injured Exiting DMA’s For London Grammar In Falls Festival Stampede

Around 60 punters were injured, 19 seriously, exiting the DMA’s performance for the London Grammar gig at the Falls Festival at Lorne on Friday night.

December 31, 2016
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Sarah Palin’s Daughter Calls Sir Elton John A ‘Sissy”

Sarah Palin’s silly imp Bristol has called Sir Elton John “a sissy” for refusing to perform at the Trump inauguration.

December 30, 2016
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Run-D.M.C. Sue Walmart Over Unauthorised Logo Use

Run-D.M.C. has one of the most recognized logos in music history and they want to make sure that they keep that logo licensed and bringing in the money.

December 30, 2016
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Noise11 iHeartRadio Special Edition Artists We Lost In 2016 Playlist

Rick Parfitt of Status Quo, Carrie Fisher, her mother Debbie Reynolds and jazz drummer Alphonse Mouzon were just some of the artists we have lost this Christmas.

December 30, 2016
Coldplay perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Friday 9 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Performs For London’s Homeless

Chris Martin surprised residents of a homeless shelter in London by staging an impromptu performance on Tuesday.

December 30, 2016
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Trey Songz Charged With Assaulting Policeman

R&B star Trey Songz will start 2017 in court after he was charged with allegedly assaulting a police officer following an onstage meltdown in Detroit, Michigan.

December 30, 2016
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Breaks Down For George Michael During Vegas Performance

Elton John reportedly broke down in tears as he paid tribute to late pal George Michael during his Las Vegas residency on Wednesday night.

December 30, 2016
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R.I.P. Debbie Reynolds 1932-2016

Debbie Reynolds, the mother of Carrie Fisher, has died the day after her daughter.

December 29, 2016
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Pink Gives Birth To Second Child

Pink had a Christmas bonus after giving birth to her second child on 26 December.

December 29, 2016
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R.I.P. Alphonse Mouzon 1948-2016

Jazz drummer Alphonse Mouzon has died at age 69 after a short battle with cancer.

December 29, 2016
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Elton John Said To Perform At George Michael Funeral

Sir Elton John is expected to perform at the funeral ceremony to farewell George Michael.

December 29, 2016
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Did Neil Young Just Release The Biggest Flop Of His Career?

Neil Young released his latest album, Peace Trail, on December 9. It very well could be the biggest flop of his career.

December 29, 2016
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Marc Anthony and Shannon De Lima File For Divorce

Latin superstar Marc Anthony has filed for divorce to officially end his marriage to model Shannon De Lima.

December 29, 2016
Carrie Fisher joins Rufus Wainwright for a song at the National Theatre in St Kilda on 25 October 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Carrie Fisher Tributes Flood Social Media

Carrie Fisher was not a musician, but she touched many in the music world.

December 28, 2016
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Phil Rudd Wants Angus Young To Continue AC/DC

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd doesn't think that the band should retire.

December 28, 2016
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George Michael’s Partner Found His Body

George Michael's longtime partner Fadi Fawaz has confirmed he found the singer's body on Christmas Day.

December 28, 2016
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MØ Drops Out Of Falls Festival

MØ is a no-show for Australia’s Falls Festival over new years.

December 28, 2016
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
In Memoriam, The People The Music World Mourned In 2016

In 2016 the music world lost more greats that in any other single year.

December 28, 2016
Carrie Fisher joins Rufus Wainwright for a song at the National Theatre in St Kilda on 25 October 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher 1956-2016

Actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60, just days after suffering a heart attack on her way from London to Los Angeles.

December 28, 2016
Avril Lavigne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Avril Lavigne Plans Comeback For 2017

Pop punk Avril Lavigne is bouncing back from her battle with Lyme disease with plans to release her first album since 2013.

December 28, 2016
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Family Of George Michael Thanks Fans For Support

George Michael's loved ones are "touched beyond words" by the outpouring of support following the pop icon's death on Sunday.

December 28, 2016
Pearl Jam at Big Day Out
Eddie Vedder Gave A Family $10000 For Christmas

Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder surprised a Maryland family facing a Christmas without a home by handing them $10,000.

December 28, 2016
Rick Springfield, photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Rick Springfield Mourns The Death Of His Mother Eileen

Rick Springfield is in mourning for his mother, Eileen Louise Springthorpe, who died on Wednesday, December 21.

December 27, 2016
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Michael Buble Had Australia’s Biggest Selling Christmas Album Of 2016

Michael Buble’s ‘Christmas’ was the biggest selling Christmas album for 2016 as well as the previous five Christmas periods.

December 27, 2016
Stevie Wright performs at the Moser Room South Yarra on 5 August 2004. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Today Marks First Anniversary of The Death of Stevie Wright

Australian music legend Stevie Wright died 12 months ago today.

December 27, 2016