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Ben Haenow Officially Has UK Christmas No 1

X Factor winner Ben Haenow officially has the number one song in the UK for Christmas.

December 22, 2014
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ARN Acquires 96FM Perth For KIIS FM Network

The Australian Radio Network has purchased Perth radio station 96FM to create Australia’s number one metropolitan radio network.

December 22, 2014
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Madonna Rebel Heart Beyonce Like Release Does The Job In 36 Countries

Madonna's Beyonce-like stealth Rebel Heart release has jumped to an immediate number one on iTunes charts in 36 countries.

December 21, 2014
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Nazareth Cancel Remainder Of European Tour

Nazareth was forced to cancel the last four dates of their European tour last week after lead singer Linton Osborne came down with a virus of his vocal chords.

December 21, 2014
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Frank Sinatra 100th Birthday Celebrations Begin

Frank Sinatra would have been 100 on December 12, 2015. One year of events to mark the occasion have just begun.

December 21, 2014
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Madonna Releases Six Rebel Heart Songs Stealth Style UPDATED

Six tracks from Madonna’s already leaked new album Rebel Heart have been released stealth style.

December 21, 2014
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ARIA ALBUMS: Taylor Swift Returns To No 1

Taylor Swift returns to the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart this week with “1989”, which by going back to the top for a fourth non-consecutive week is now her longest run at the top of the Australian Albums chart.

December 20, 2014
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ARIA Singles: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Stay At No 1

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars stay at No.1 for a second week on the ARIA Singles chart with “Uptown Funk”, moving Bruno’s tally of weeks at the top in Australia to six now, the same amount as Pink (3 #1’s), Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift (2 #1’s each) have notched up this decade.

December 20, 2014
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Iron Maiden Fail To Stop Ben Haenow Take UK Christmas No 1

The campaign to use Iron Maiden to block Simon Cowell’s X Factor winner Ben Haenow from topping the UK chart is set to fail with Haenow’s ‘Something I Need’ now set for a certain number one.

December 20, 2014
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The Rolling Stones Hint At More Activity In 2015

The Rolling Stones have sent a Christmas message to fans suggesting the show will go on in 2015.

December 20, 2014
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Stephen Colbert Signs Off With Everyone In The World Singing We’ll Meet Again

Stephen Colbert has concluded with an all-star ‘We’ll Meet Again’ featuring everyone from Michael Stipe and Willie Nelson to Bill Clinton and astronauts at the space station.

December 20, 2014
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Julian Casablancas Pulls Out Of Falls Festival

Julian Casablancas has pulled out of the Falls Festival citing that old Christmas chestnut “unforeseen circumstances” as the reason to cancel the tour.

December 19, 2014
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City of Melbourne To Play All Melbourne New Years Eve Fireworks Soundtrack

The City of Melbourne will feature 100% Melbourne music when it brings in the new year with the fireworks on New Years Eve.

December 19, 2014
John Fry
Producer, Studio Owner John Fry Dies Aged 69

John Fry, an iconic member of the Memphis' music scene and mentor to the band Big Star, died on Thursday afternoon after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 69.

December 19, 2014
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Larry Henley, Wind Beneath My Wings Composer, Dead At 77

Larry Henley, whose career spanned from being lead singer of the Newbeats to writing the international hit Wind Beneath My Wings, died on Thursday after battling both Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. He was 77.

December 19, 2014
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Rage Against The Machine, The Killers Members Join Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan has revealed two new members of the Smashing Pumpkins touring band are Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine and Mark Stoermer of The Killers.

December 19, 2014
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Lanie Lane, Husky To Play National Gallery Of Victoria Free Summer Shows

The National Gallery of Victoria will host free outdoor summer shows in February with Lanie Lane and Husky two of the acts to appear.

December 19, 2014
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George Harrison, Bee Gees To Receive Recording Academy Honors

The Recording Academy has released it's list of special award winners for this year's ceremonies in February.

December 19, 2014
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iHeartRadio Music News Tour Edition Holiday Show

iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com features over the holiday season the touring artists of 2015.

December 19, 2014
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New Music Releases W/C 18 December 2014

Charli XCX, has a new album this week and there are reissues from XTC and Yes as well as vinyl Neil Young.

December 19, 2014
Mahalia Barnes
Mahalia Barnes and Joe Bonamassa To Release The Betty Davis Songbook

Mahalia Barnes, her band The Soul Mates and American blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa have been working on an album of Betty Davis covers.

December 18, 2014
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Perth Artist Shameen To Tour East Coast Australia

Perth soul singer Shameen will head east for summer for in February.

December 18, 2014
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Madonna Calls Album leak “Artistic Rape”

Madonna views her music leak as "artistic rape".

December 18, 2014
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Stevie Wonder Is A Father For Ninth Time

Stevie Wonder has welcomed his ninth child.

December 18, 2014
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Elton John and David Furnish To Marry This Weekend

Sir Elton John will marry his longtime partner David Furnish this weekend.

December 18, 2014
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Woodford Folk Festival Praised For Tourism Impact On Queensland

The Woodford Folk Festival on the Queensland Sunshine Coast has been praised for its impact on the economy.

December 18, 2014
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Foo Fighters Move Perth Date

Foo Fighters will now perform in Perth one day later than originally scheduled on March 8.

December 18, 2014
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Randy Bachman Launches Allstar Bachman Project

Canadian music legend Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive will release an all-star album featuring Neil Young and Joe Bonamassa in April.

December 18, 2014
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Metallica To Perform On Ice

Metallica are no strangers to playing at sports events, but they've never done it before on ice.

December 18, 2014
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Watch Willie Nelson Cover What’ll I Do VIDEO

Irving Berlin's 1923 song What'll I Do was already melancholy before it got into the hands of Willie Nelson on his new album with his sister Bobbie December Day (Willie's Stash, Volume 1).

December 18, 2014