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Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Drake Is Isolating Out A New Album

The coronavirus lockdown has given Drake the opportunity to give his upcoming album 100 per cent of his attention for the first time in over a decade.

April 14, 2020
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink Says COVID-19 Was Intense

Pink has revealed she and her three-year-old son Jameson - her youngest child with husband Carey Hart - had contracted the highly contagious respiratory condition, also known as COVID-19.

April 14, 2020
Nas - Photo By Damien Loverso
Nas Signs On For Music Lives Digital Festival

Rapper Nas and Latin singer Anitta are among the stars set to perform from isolation to help raise coronavirus charity cash during the 48-hour Music Lives digital festival.

April 14, 2020
Crowd at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse.
Music Festivals and Concerts Not Expected To Return Until 2021

Professor of healthcare management Zeke Emanuel has "no idea" how event promoters are rescheduling music gigs and festivals for later this year amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying he doesn't understand how they think it's a "plausible possibility".

April 14, 2020
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Miley Cyrus To Record A Rock Album

Miley Cyrus is apparently poised to ditch her pop roots in order to adopt a dramatically new sound, with her divorce from the Hollywood star set to prove a major influence on the upcoming record.

April 14, 2020
Peter Gabriel, Noise11, Photo
Peter Gabriel To Entertain Italy Via Vimeo

Peter Gabriel is entertaining fans on lockdown by offering up a classic concert on the Real World Vimeo channel.

April 14, 2020
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Says US Government Failed To Public On COVID-19 Action

Pink has criticized the US Government for not acting quick enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

April 13, 2020
The Goodies
Tributes Flow For The Goodies Comedy Legend Tim Brooke-Taylor

The passing of Tim Brooke-Taylor has once again put another human face on COVID-19.

April 13, 2020
David Bowie Repetition
Check Out This New Previously Unreleased 1997 Video of David Bowie ‘Repetition’

A video for David Bowie’s 1997 track ‘Repetition’ has been released for the first time.

April 12, 2020
Violent Soho Everything Is A OK
Australian Charts: Violent Soho ‘Everything Is A-OK’ Debuts At No 1

The fifth studio album for local Australian alt-rock band Violent Soho called "Everything is A-OK" debuts at No.1 on the Australian Albums chart this week, becoming their second successive #1 set locally.

April 12, 2020
Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Covers John Pride’s ‘Paradise’

Roger Waters has recorded a cover of John Prine’s ‘Paradise’ in honor of his friend who died from COVID-19.

April 12, 2020
NeilYoung at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Debut COVID-19 Inspired ‘Shut It Down 2020’

Neil Young and Crazy Horse has produced a video for his now very appropriate 2019 song ‘Shut It Down’.

April 12, 2020
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch Neil Finn Perform David Bowie ‘Heroes’ From Home

Neil Finn has performed a cover of the David Bowie classic ‘Heroes’ at his house in New Zealand.

April 11, 2020
John Mellencamp - Image By Ros O'Gorman
John Mellencamp and Friends To Present ‘At Home With Farm Aid’ Live This Weekend

Farm Aid, the non-profit organization whose mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America, and AXS TV, the premier U.S. cable channel for music programming, presents a special broadcast of At Home With Farm Aid, featuring performances by acclaimed artists and Farm Aid Board Members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, on Saturday, April 11, starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. (That is 1pm Sunday Australian eastern standard time).

April 11, 2020
Billie Eilish When We Fall Asleep
Billie Eilish Tells Fans To Behave During Pandemic

Billie Eilish says she has been left exasperated by photos of many people disregarding the ongoing global health crisis and still meeting in large groups despite calls for social distancing.

April 11, 2020
Hilary Roberts
Hilary Roberts On Elton John Overcoming Addiction

Hilary Roberts had high praise for Elton John, and she pointed to his very honest biopic 'Rocketman' - which starred Taron Egerton as Elton himself - as evidence of him being open about his past help those in need.

April 11, 2020
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Has Just Discovered 24/7 Parenting Is Actually A Thing

Justin Timberlake, who has four-year-old son Silas Randall with his wife Jessica Biel, has confessed he has spent the coronavirus pandemic lockdown "mostly commiserating" not getting a chance to have some time to himself.

April 11, 2020
Michael Buble at Rod Laver Arena, photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Buble Is Homeschooling His Children

Michael Buble is getting to grips with homeschooling his children as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

April 11, 2020
Rita Ora, Noise11, Photo
Rita Ora Is Helping Her Medical Mum As Coronavirus Volunteer

Rita Ora decided she had to volunteer to help Britain battle the coronavirus after seeing how returning to work affected her psychiatrist mum.

April 11, 2020
Leon Bridges, music news, noise11.com
Leon Bridges and John Mayer Team For The COVID-19 Relief Fund

Leon Bridges has joined forces with John Mayer to help raise money for the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund.

April 11, 2020
Matt Lucas
UK Charts: Matt Lucas Makes His UK Chart Debut

Matt Lucas’ charity single Thank You Baked Potato debuts at Number 34, with the highest digital download sales of the week. The track - clocking in at just 1 minute and 4 seconds - is a rework of a song he performed on comedy panel show Shooting Stars 20 years ago, with new lyrics encouraging hand washing and social distancing. All proceeds from the song go to FeedNHS, which is providing hot meals to NHS staff and critical care workers.

April 11, 2020
Dua Lipa
UK Charts: Dua Lipa Debuts At No 1

Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia climbs to Number 1 on this week’s Official Albums Chart, earning the singer her first chart-topping record in the UK.

April 11, 2020
One Direction, Liam Payne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Payne Separated From Son During COVID-19 Lockdown

Liam Payne cannot visit his son Bear because of the COVID-19 lockdown.

April 11, 2020
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna and Jack Dorsey Donate To Domestic Violence Victims In COVID-19 Pandemic

Rihanna and her Clara Lionel Foundation have joined forces with Twitter CEO Jack, 43, to send the huge sum to the Mayor's Fund to "address a surge in domestic violence" in LA during the coronavirus lockdown.

April 11, 2020
Gilad Passerby and HaHui
Israel’s Gilad Passerby Records Virtual Duet ‘Be There’ With China’s HaHui

Israel’s Gilad Passerby has recorded a virtual duet with China’s HaHui as a thankyou to the dedicated health workers in China and around the world.

April 8, 2020
John Fogerty photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty and Family Jam ‘Down On The Corner’ In Isolation

One positive out of this very negative time it the creation of music from family homes. Watch John Fogerty and family knock out his Creedence Clearwater Revival hit 'Down On The Corner'.

April 8, 2020
John Prine
John Prine Dies Aged 73 From COVID-19

Songwriting legend John Prine has passed away at age 73 after having the Coronavirus COVID-19.

April 8, 2020
The Pretenders
The Pretenders To Release Rockin’ ‘Love For Hate’ Album In July

The 11th album for The Pretenders ‘Hate For Sale’ will be released on 17 July, 2020.

April 8, 2020
Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
National Indigenous Music Awards To Be Online Only During COVID-19 Crisis

The National Indigenous Music Awards are pleased to announce in the face of the COVID19 pandemic, that they will continue in 2020, reacting to a climate where celebrating and shining a light on First Nations artists is even more important than ever. Opening their nominations today, the NIMAs are ready to face the challenge of building and supporting community in a changed world.

April 8, 2020
R.Kelly, music news, noise11.com
R. Kelly Denied Early Release

A New York judge has shot down R. Kelly's bid for an early prison release amid coronavirus concerns.

April 8, 2020