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Twenty One Pilots
twenty one pilots Had Biggest Selling Vinyl Album of 2016

twenty one pilots ‘Blurryface’ was the biggest selling vinyl album in the USA for 2016 but that old Beatles favourite ‘Abbey Road’ is still in the Top 10.

January 4, 2017
Only Four Albums Sold More Than 1 Million In The USA In 2016

Only four albums sold over one million units in the USA during 2016 with Adele ‘25’ the biggest seller.

January 4, 2017
2016 Music Sales Show Death Is Once The Ultimate PR Stunt

2016 has proven that the best PR you can do to drive music sales is to die.

January 4, 2017
Dan Kelly, music news,
Dan Kelly’s Dream Band To Play Spiegel Rock

Dan Kelly’s Dream Band is one of the first of three acts named for Melba Spiegeltent 2017.

January 4, 2017
The KLF To Reunite In 2017?

The KLF has placed a cryptic video suggesting there could be a reunion in 2017.

January 4, 2017
Of Mice And Men
Austin Carlile Departs Of Mice And Men

Austin Carlile has now permanently left Of Mice and Men for health reasons.

January 4, 2017
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Is A First Time Mother

Janet Jackson has reportedly given birth to a son.

January 4, 2017
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Coachella Lines up The Avalanches, Pond, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Coachella 2017 has its biggest Australian contingency in ages. The Avalanches, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Pond and Empire of the Sun are some of the names playing at the US music festival in April.

January 4, 2017
Chris Brown photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Celebrity Thug Chris Brown Wants To Fight Soulja Boy

Chris Brown has challenged rapper Soulja Boy to a boxing bout to settle their online dispute over Chris' ex Karrueche Tran.

January 4, 2017
Robbie Williams noise11 Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Robbie Williams Takes The Piss With Hand Sanitizer Video

Robbie Williams has poked fun at his love of hand sanitizer in a hilarious new video.

January 4, 2017
The xx
The xx Release ‘Say Something Loving’

The xx have made an early start to 2017 with new music ‘Say Something Loving’.

January 3, 2017
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Says Trump Is Mentally Incompetent To Run America

Bruce Springsteen fears Donald Trump hasn't got the "mental competency" to lead America.

January 3, 2017
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, photo
Paul McCartney Joins The Killers To Perform Helter Skelter

Those lucky enough to attend a New Year's Eve performance by The Killers in St. Barts witnessed Paul McCartney joining the band for the Beatles' Helter Skelter.

January 3, 2017
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey Didn’t Rehearse New Years Show And Then Complained When It Stuffed Up

Mariah Carey only has herself to blame for her New Year's Eve disaster because she did not rehearse for the show.

January 3, 2017
Marty Wilde
Marty Wilde And Ken Dodd Receive Queens Honours

Along with the knighting of Ray Davies and an OBE for former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, the Queen of England has honoured two other classic British artists.

January 3, 2017
Auriel Andrew by Ryan Osland
R.I.P. Auriel Andrew 1947-2017

Australian music legend Auriel Andrew has passed away at age 69.

January 2, 2017
London Grammar
London Grammar Are Rooting For You

London Grammar released new music ‘Rooting For You’ on New Year’s Day 2017.

January 2, 2017
Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran To Release New Music This Friday

Ed Sheeran will debut the first new music from this third album this Friday.

January 2, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Boyfriend Fadi Fawaz Says His Twitter Account Was Hacked

George Michael's boyfriend's Twitter account was hacked on New Year's Day, with messages posted alleging the singer had committed suicide.

January 2, 2017
Michael Buble Christmas
Australian Charts: Michael Buble Ends 2016 With No 1 Christmas Album

For the fifth time at No.1 the Michael Buble "Christmas" album reclaims the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, racking up a fourteenth overall week at the top in Australia.

January 2, 2017
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Has Final No 1 Song Of 2016

As the new year clicks into 2017, the last week's sales for 2016 have Clean Bandit with Anne-Marie and Sean Paul and their song "Rockabye" at No.1 for a fifth straight week atop the ARIA Singles Chart.

January 2, 2017
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Boy George and Vince Neil Clash On TV

Boy George and rocker Vince Neil clashed in the studio while filming reality show The New Celebrity Apprentice over the former Motley Crue star's drinking.

January 2, 2017
Falls Festival Organisers Wish To Contact Injured Patrons From Lorne Festival

Organisers of the Falls Festival in Lorne wish to contact patrons injured at the festival this weekend.

January 1, 2017
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Previews Second Track From Prisoner

Ryan Adams has released ‘To Be Without You’, his second preview of the Prisoner album.

January 1, 2017
The Avalanches
The Avalanches Have A New Song ‘Bad Day’

The Avalanches have new music for a new year with the new song ‘Bad Day’.

January 1, 2017
Sia photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sia To Divorce

Sia has ended 2016 by filing for divorce to officially end her marriage to filmmaker Erik Anders Lang.

January 1, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Populates Australian Chart

The death of George Michael has prompted his music to re-enter the Australian chart.

December 31, 2016
The Beatles
R.I.P. Allan Williams The Beatles First Manager 1930-2016

Allan Williams, the original booking agent and first manager of The Beatles, has died at age 86.

December 31, 2016
Carrie Fisher joins Rufus Wainwright for a song at the National Theatre in St Kilda on 25 October 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Todd Fisher Says Mother Debbie Reynolds Left To “Go To Carrie”

Todd Fisher says his mother Debbie Reynolds left to “go to Carrie” the day after his sister Carrie Fisher died.

December 31, 2016
Ray Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Queen Gets Kinky And Knights Ray Davies

The Kinks frontman and founder Ray Davies is now Sir Ray Davies. Sir Ray has been knighted in the Queen’s New Years honours.

December 31, 2016