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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
Michael Buble Christmas
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
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Planning 30th Anniversary Of The Joshua Tree With ‘Special Shows’

U2 have some big plans for 2017 in the 30th anniversary year of 'The Joshua Tree'.

December 27, 2016
Rick Parfitt Status Quo performing at Deni Bluesfest in Deniliquin on Sunday 31 March 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com
Francis Rossi Pays Tribute To Rick Parfitt

The horror that has been 2016 continued during the Christmas season with the deaths of George Michael on Christmas and Status Quo's Rick Parfitt on Christmas Eve.

December 27, 2016
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Andrew Ridgeley Leads Tributes To George Michael

George Michael's former Wham partner Andrew Ridgeley has led the tributes to George following the death of the British superstar on Christmas Day.

December 27, 2016
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
R.I.P. George Michael 1963-2016

British superstar George Michael has died at age 53.

December 26, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
Australian Charts: FONJie Has The No 1 Christmas Album Of 2016

The John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John (aka FONJie) seasonal collaboration "Friends for Christmas" stays for a second week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week.

December 26, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Have The Christmas 2016 No 1 Song

The Clean Bandit, Anne-Marie and Sean Paul track "Rockabye" is atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a fourth straight week, and now the last No.1 for the 2016 chart period.

December 26, 2016
James Brown photo by Tim Cashmere
Christmas Day 2016 Marks 10th Anniversary of the Death of James Brown

Christmas Day, it is the day James Brown died.

December 25, 2016
Rick Parfitt Status Quo performing at Deni Bluesfest in Deniliquin on Sunday 31 March 2013. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Rick Parfitt of Status Quo 1948-2016

Rick Parfitt, longtime vocalist and guitarist for Status Quo, has died at the age of 68.

December 25, 2016
Bruce Springsteen - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11.com, Photo
Bruce Springsteen Releases Final Clarence Clemons Concert With E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen has released his performance from November 22, 2009 at Buffalo's HSBC Arena, a show that would turn out to be the final one for Clarence Clemons.

December 25, 2016
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey To Ride Reindeer For Christmas

Mariah Carey can't wait to hop in her real-life reindeer sleigh in Colorado this Christmas (because that is apparently what people with too much money do).

December 25, 2016
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce and Adele Booked For Grammy Awards

Beyonce and Adele are bringing their superstar power to the stage for the 2017 Grammy Awards.

December 25, 2016
Pink photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Finally Gets To Spend Christmas With Her Family

Pink and her husband Carey Hart are spending their first Christmas in the comfort of their own home because the singer is too pregnant to fly.

December 25, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Is The Little Girl Who Just Likes To Play Piano

Lady Gaga isn’t interested in the business side of the music industry.

December 25, 2016
Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Nine Inch Nails Put Out Sudden New EP ‘Not The Actual Events’

Trent Reznor and his all-new Nine Inch Nails, now with added Atticus Ross, has released the EP ‘Not The Actual Events’ a day before Christmas.

December 24, 2016
Michael Buble Christmas
Australian Albums: There Are Seven Christmas Albums In iTunes Top 10 Today

iTunes is proving that the music trend this Christmas is Christmas music.

December 24, 2016
Mura Masa
Australian Singles: Mura Masa Spends Second Week At No 1 On Shazam Chart

UK electronic music producer Mura Masa has the most Shazamed song in Australia once again this week with ‘Love$ick’.

December 24, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Singles: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Most Streamed Song This Week

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ maintains the top spot as the most streamed song in Australia again this week.

December 24, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Singles: Clean Bandit Has Australia’s No 1 Download

Clean Bandit has the most downloaded song in Australia this week and Mariah Carey has dropped off a little Christmas cracker.

December 24, 2016
Avril Lavigne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Avril Lavigne Tells Mark Zuckerberg To Stop Bullying Husband’s Band Nickelback

Popstar Avril Lavigne has chastised Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg for picking on her estranged husband’s band Nickelback.

December 24, 2016
Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia
Carrie Fisher Suffers Massive Heart Attack on London To Los Angeles Flight

Star Wars star Carrie Fisher is in a critical condition after suffering a massive heart attack aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles.

December 24, 2016
Rick Wakeman photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rick Wakeman To Release Piano Version of ‘Life On Mars’ On New Album

Keyboardist Rick Wakeman is about to release an album that he has always dreamed of doing, a full solo piano album that covers genres from rock to classical.

December 24, 2016
Shenandoah 30th
Shenandoah Prepare For 30th Anniversary Dates For 2017

Country's Shenandoah is about to go out on their 30th-anniversary tour.

December 24, 2016
Rob Halford, Judas Priest - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Judas Priest To Release Deluxe Edition of ‘Turbo’

On April 15, 1986, Judas Priest released their tenth studio album, Turbo.

December 24, 2016
Tony Bennett. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Bennett Is Planning A Duet With Beyonce

Beyonce is hoping to make Tony Bennett's 90th birthday wish come true by performing with him.

December 24, 2016
Johnny Mathis
Johnny Mathis To Celebrate 60th Anniversary In 2017

2016 marked the 60th anniversary of Johnny Mathis' debut album, Johnny Mathis ("A New Sound in Popular Song") but it is 2017 that Columbia/Legacy are considering the real 60th for one of the great pop artists of the last seven decades.

December 24, 2016