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Elton John Reconnects With Mother After A Decade

Elton John wrote a touching Mother's Day post to his mum on Sunday (May 14) after ending their long-running feud.

May 16, 2017
R.I.P. Pierre DeMudd of The Dazz Band

Pierre DeMudd, trumpeter and vocalist for the Dazz Band during their biggest years, has died. No details are available.

May 16, 2017
Justin Hayward
Justin Hayward To Play His First Solo Shows Ever For Australia

Moody Blues legend Justin Hayward is coming to Australia to perform solo for the very first time.

May 15, 2017
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REMI and Boxwars Added To Melbourne Community Cup

The Melbourne leg of the Community Cup has had REMI and Boxwars added to the bill.

May 15, 2017
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Tommy Emmanuel Sets Aussie Dates

Tommy Emmanuel will return home to Australia in September for dates in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

May 15, 2017
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Ollie Olsen To Curate The Class of 2018 for Leaps and Bounds

Australia’s post-punk, electronica legend Ollie Olsen will curate the Class of 2018 event for the Leaps & Bounds festival for the City of Yarra.

May 15, 2017
Bernard Fanning, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Bernard Fanning and The Presets Set For Sunshine Coast Music Festival

Bernard Fanning and The Presets will perform at the Sunshine Coast’s Maroochy Music & Vis Arts Festival.

May 15, 2017
Aled Jones One Voice
Mothers Day Fails To Create Music Sales Upswing For First Time

The week leading into Mother’s Day is traditionally a big week for music sales. Not this year. Music was definitely not the gift of choice for 2017.

May 15, 2017
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Todd Rundgren Warns Trump Supporters Not To Come To His Shows

Todd Rundgren says he doesn't want Trump supporters to come to any of his shows and doesn’t understand why they would want to come anyway.

May 15, 2017
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Green Day Revolution Radio Unmoved After Australian Tour

Green Day have wrapped up two weeks across Australia playing arenas along the way to over 100,000 fans but the tour did nothing for their current album ‘Revolution Radio’.

May 15, 2017
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Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Divide is Back At Number 1

After a single away from the #1 spot, returning this week to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart is Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" album.

May 15, 2017
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Australian Charts: Bieber Boosts DJ Khaled Into Second Week Topping Singles Chart

For a second week the ensemble of DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber and rappers Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil' Wayne retain the No.1 spot in Australia with their track "I'm the One".

May 15, 2017
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Faith Evans Says Police Know Who Killed Her Husband Notorious B.I.G.

Hip-hop superstar Faith Evans has stopped throwing money at investigations into her late husband's murder, because she's convinced Los Angeles police bosses already know the truth.

May 14, 2017
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Van Morrison To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Americana Music Association has selected Van Morrison to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award For Songwriting.

May 14, 2017
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Paul McCartney Is A Pirate In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Paul McCartney returns to the movie theater on Friday, May 26 as a pirate in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

May 14, 2017
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The Beach Boys Add 100 More Dates For 2017

The Beach Boys, the "official" lineup of the band with Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, have an extremely heavy touring schedule for the summer and fall with 100 dates over a six month period.

May 14, 2017
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Olivia Newton-John Health Status Updated By Her Daughter Chloe Lattanzi

Olivia Newton-John's daughter has thanked fans for supporting her mother after the singer had to cancel a series of concerts.

May 14, 2017
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Original Alice Cooper Band To Release Three Songs On New Album

Alice Cooper has rounded up the members of his original band for three songs for his next album ‘Paranormal’.

May 13, 2017
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Dexter Holland Of The Offspring Earns A PH.D. In Molecular Biology

The Offspring’s frontman Dexter Holland is now a doctor after graduating with a PH.D. in Molecular Biology.

May 13, 2017
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Sydney Rebel Heart And Melbourne Tears of A Clown Shows Head To DVD

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ tour, captured live in Australia, is heading to DVD and Blu-Ray and will be released as a live album.

May 13, 2017
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Lady Gaga Launches Emoji Collection

Lady Gaga is taking advantage of the emoji craze by launching her own collection of quirky graphics.

May 12, 2017
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No Desert Trip 2017 Also Means No Led Zeppelin

When you have a two-day festival featuring Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, the Who, Neil Young and Roger Waters, it's hard to find equal talent to hire for an encore.

May 12, 2017
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Metallica Opens Tour In Baltimore SETLIST

Metallica have kicked off the latest leg of their Worldwide Tour in support of Hardwired...To Self Destruct with an 18-song show at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

May 12, 2017
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Smiths Movie To Close Edinburgh Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival is delighted to announce that ENGLAND IS MINE will close the 71st edition of the Festival on Sunday 2nd July, 2017 at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.

May 12, 2017
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Jay Z Signs 10 Year Touring Deal With Live Nation

Rapper Jay Z has reportedly resigned a lucrative touring deal with bosses at Live Nation.

May 12, 2017
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John Legend To Provide Prisoners With Business Investment

John Legend has launched a new initiative aimed at providing prison inmates with business opportunities.

May 12, 2017
Rami Malek
Rami Malek Talks About His Role Playing Freddie Mercury

Actor Rami Malek had the most nerve-racking first meeting with the members of Queen when they all sat down to watch him perform as Freddie Mercury.

May 12, 2017
LA Reid
L.A. Reid Departs Epic Records

Music wonder executive L.A. Reid is out as the Chairman and CEO of Epic Records.

May 12, 2017
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Paul Simon 2012 Hyde Park Show To Become Live Album

Legacy Recordings has announced the June 9 release of Paul Simon: The Concert in Hyde Park, featuring Simon's July 15, 2012 performance in London.

May 12, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Beyonce and Jay Z Want To Trademark Daughter

Beyonce is facing a new challenge in her efforts to trademark the name of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

May 12, 2017