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A Star Is Born 2018
Australian Charts: A Star Is Born is number one for eighth week

The year of 2018 has been topped and tailed by long running soundtracks, "A Star is Born" now racks up its eighth week at the top, matching the eight-week-stay achieved by "The Greatest Showman" in January and February.

December 15, 2018
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Australian Charts: Ariana Grande ‘thank u, next’ spends fifth week at number one

It's a fifth week at the summit of the ARIA Singles Chart for the Ariana Grande track "thank u, next", which also lands a fifth week at the top in New Zealand and Canada, a sixth week in both Ireland and England and it returns for a fourth week at No.1 in America.

December 15, 2018
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R. Kelly touring Australia? They’ve got to be kidding

Accused sexual predator R. Kelly is scheduled to tour Australia in 2019 but it is unclear if he has been granted a Visa.

December 14, 2018
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Production Company to produce David Bowie ‘Lazarus The Musical’ for Melbourne

Melbourne’s The Production Company will stage the first Australian production of David Bowie’s musical ‘Lazarus’ in 2019.

December 14, 2018
The Cure vocalist and guitarist Robert Smith performs at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 12 August 2007.
The Cure, Radiohead, Def Leppard to enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The next round of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers has been revealed with The Cure, Radiohead and Def Leppard to be inducted alongside Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson, Roxy Music and The Zombies.

December 14, 2018
Springsteen on Broadway
New Music Releases 14 December 2018

Major new titles coming this week from: Bruce Springsteen, Evanescence (live), Mitchell Tenpenny, Kodak Black, Zayn, Alan Walker, XXXTentacion, Wild Summer 2019 compilation and the soundtrack for Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.

December 14, 2018
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Frankie Grande and Ariana Grande release Rent song ‘Seasons of Love’ from TV special

Ariana Grande and her brother Frankie Grande have recorded a version of ‘Seasons of Love’ for the Rent Live TV special.

December 14, 2018
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Lee reunites with his son Brandon

Tommy Lee and his son Brandon have repaired their relationship following a very public bust-up earlier this year (18).

December 14, 2018
Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sean Lennon to join Miley Cyrus on Saturday Night Live

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson have invited Sean Lennon to join them on U.S. TV for a performance of his dad's holiday peace anthem Happy Xmas (War Is Over).

December 14, 2018
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West fires off at Drake in Twitter rant

Kanye West has fired up his feud with rap rival Drake after learning the Canadian star had asked to use a sample of his 2009 song Say What's Real.

December 14, 2018
Toto
Toto’s Steve Lukather has only walked out of a session once and it was for Richard Simmons

Toto legend Steve Lukather has a list with dozens of credits including Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Paul McCartney, Steely Dan but he says he has only walked out of a session once and it was for Richard Simmons.

December 13, 2018
The Blackeyed Susans
The Blackeyed Susans kick off 10th anniversary Christmas show series this weekend

The Blackeyed Susans will reunite this weekend for three Christmas shows.

December 13, 2018
PNAU
PNAU release 15 minute short film ‘Luminous’

PNAU have made a 15 minute short film called ‘Luminous’.

December 13, 2018
Paul Kelly AWITG on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Kelly releases video for Dylan Thomas worded ‘And Death Shall Have No Dominion’

Paul Kelly has debuted his video for ‘And Death Shall Have No Dominion’.

December 13, 2018
David Byrne American Utopia tour 2018
David Byrne names his live EP after quote from NME review

David Byrne has anointed his new live EP ‘The Best Live Show of All Time’ after a quote he got from a NME review.

December 13, 2018
Malcolm Young, AC/DC, Ros O'Gorman, photo
Malcolm Young tribute set for Melbourne in February

Malcolm Young will be honored with the second annual ‘Malcolm Young Tribute’ in Melbourne in February.

December 13, 2018
Murusia with Judith Durham
Mirusia pays tribute to 50 years of The Seekers

Star Australian soprano Mirusia will mark the 50th anniversary of The Seekers with a magnificent tribute ‘A Salute to the Seekers’ coming via Robert Rigby’s Ambition Entertainment in 2019.

December 13, 2018
One Direction, Liam Payne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Payne to perform Virtual Reality concert

Liam Payne's fans around the world will be able to watch his London concert live via virtual reality headsets on 19 December (18).

December 13, 2018
The Heartache State Airstrike
Nick Barker’s The Heartache State released ‘Airstrike’ video

Nick Barker continues to focus on tracks from 2017’s The Heartache State ‘Last of the Buffalo’ album. The latest is the video for ‘Airstrike’.

December 13, 2018
The Noise Network COO Nick Kontonicolas brings in Wei Wei Gao of MGM International Media Inc for China Music Initiative Project Joint Venture

NEW YORK, NY — 12 December, 2018 — New York City — Mr. Nick Kontonicolas, COO of The Noise Network (USA) has confirmed awarded China and America based television presenter and blogger Ms. Wei Wei Gao will JV her MGM International Media Inc company with The Noise Network to work on The Noise Network’s China Music Export Initiative for 2019.

December 12, 2018
Vika and Linda Bull at MEMO Music Hall
Vika & Linda Bull to sing in New Year at MEMO Music Hall

Melbourne’s own Vika & Linda Bull will give Melbourne a very Melbourne new year when they perform at MEMO Music Hall on New Years Eve.

December 12, 2018
Funko Angus Young
Angus Young gets Funko’d up

Angus Young can finally be toyed with when his Funko figure is released in January.

December 12, 2018
Haken
David Roy Williams is bringing Haken to Australia in 2019

UK metal band Haken will tour Australia in 2019 for David Roy Williams.

December 12, 2018
Marc Bolan
Marc Bolan tribute gathers up Joan Jett, Foo Fighters, Nick Cave

A new tribute to Marc Bolan with an all-star cast will be released in 2019. The project is titled ‘Angel Headed Hipster’.

December 12, 2018
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Former Guns N’ Roses manager calls Angus Young ‘a dumbass Australian little hobgoblin’

Former Guns N’ Roses manager Alan Niven has referred to AC/DC legend Angus Young as ‘a dumbass Australian little hobgoblin’.

December 12, 2018
Prince
Prince estate to release three Prince albums on vinyl for first time

Prince’s ‘Musicology’, ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ will be released on vinyl for the first time ever as the next installment of the Prince reissues.

December 11, 2018
Suzie Mathers
Suzie Mathers to star in Australian production of Barnum the Circus Musical

Suzie Mathers will return to Australia to take up the role of Jenny Lind in the Australian production of ‘Barnum the Circus Musical’.

December 11, 2018
Rufus Du Sol
Rufus Du Sol to take Lastlings and Cassian on the road

Lastlings and Cassian will open for Rüfüs du Sol across Australia for the Solace tour of 2019.

December 11, 2018
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop to play Melbourne and Sydney shows

Punk Prince Iggy Pop will perform shows in Melbourne and Sydney in April including two shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

December 11, 2018
Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby
Evita, the political ‘Marilyn Monroe’ opens in Melbourne

The story of Eva Peron, as told by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, capsulizes the life of the Argentine first lady of the 40s and 50s, into two hours.

December 10, 2018