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Netflix removes episode of Nasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act critical of Saudi Arabia

Netflix is under fire for removing an episode of Patriot Act by comedian Nasan Minhaj because it criticizes Saudi Arabia over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

January 2, 2019
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna makes surprise New Years Eve appearance in New York

Madonna surprised New Year’s party-goers at Manhattan bar Stonewall Inn when she gave an impromptu performance just after midnight.

January 2, 2019
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Lady Gaga launches her cosmetics range

Lady Gaga has quietly launched her Haus Beauty website.

January 2, 2019
Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin and husband have a baby girl

Ricky Martin is a new dad for the New Year. The singer, who celebrated his 47th birthday on Christmas Eve, and his husband, Jwan Yosef, surprised fans on New Year's Eve by announcing the birth of their daughter.

January 2, 2019
Beyond The Valley
20-year Dead from overdose at Beyond the Valley music festival

A 20-year old man from Mansfield, Victoria has died after a suspected drug overdose at the Beyond the Valley music festival outside Melbourne.

January 2, 2019
Dr Hook
Dr Hook’s Ray Sawyer dies at age 81

Dr Hook’s patched singer Ray Sawyer has died at the age of 81.

January 1, 2019
The Illusionists
Illusionists Chris Cox says he his glad he has used his Talent for Good and not Evil

British Magician/Illusionist Chris Cox admits he is a master manipulator of his audience and that's where the entertainment value comes in but he also says that he could have used his skill for “evil’ … like teaching this talent to politicians.

December 31, 2018
Mothxr
Netflix ‘You’ star Penn Badgley has a band called Mothxr

Penn Badgley, who plays psychopath Joe Goldberg in the Netflix series ‘You’ also front a Brooklyn band called Mothxr.

December 31, 2018
Nirvana logo by Marc Jacobs
Nirvana sues Marc Jacobs over Smiley Face logo

Rock group Nirvana has launched legal action against clothing brand Marc Jacobs for ripping off their Smiley Face logo.

December 30, 2018
Sandra Bullock in Bird Box
Sandra Bullock Bird Box creates Netflix record

Sandra Bullock’s Netflix flick ‘Bird Box’ has created a Netflix record for most views ever in a single week.

December 30, 2018
Lost Paradise
Man Dead after ODing at Lost Paradise music festival near Gosford

A 22-year old Queensland man has died after overdosing at the Lost Paradise music festival at Glenworth Valley near Gosford.

December 30, 2018
A Star Is Born 2018
Australian Charts: A Star Is Born spends 10th week as no 1 album

The final No.1 of the year is the same as its been for the past ten weeks, the soundtrack to the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper version of "A Star is Born". The album also hold at No.1 in New Zealand (10th week) and goes back to the top in Canada (6th overall week).

December 30, 2018
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Australian Charts: Mariah Carey Christmas songs takes top spot on singles chart

Rarely does a Christmas song make it to the No.1 spot in Australia, in fact the last one was 51 years ago, and ever rarer is an older song climbing to a new peak, but this week Mariah Carey's 1994 released song "All I Want for Christmas is You" jumps up nine spots to land at No.1 in Australia.

December 30, 2018
Absolutely Fabulous
Absolutely Fabulous star Dame June Whitfield dies at age 93

Dame June Whitfield, who starred as Edina’s mother in Absolutely Fabulous, has died at the age of 93.

December 30, 2018
Kim Salmon at the launch of Leaps and Bounds 2015, photo by Ros O'Gorman
MEMO Music Hall to kick off local acts with Summer Sounds of St Kilda in January

Kim Salmon, Alma Ziegler, Hugo Race and Deborah Byrne will be able to walk to walk for their January gigs. MEMO Music Hall in St Kilda will be featuring the locals throughout January with its Summer Sounds of St Kilda series.

December 29, 2018
Boyce Avenue
Boyce Avenue clock up over 4 billion YouTube views

Florida pop band Boyce Avenue has surpassed 4 billion views of YouTube with ever having a hit song.

December 29, 2018
Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Richard Wright
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has been made a Commander of the British Empire

Nick Mason of Pink Floyd has been awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to music.

December 29, 2018
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Joan Jett won’t reunite The Runaways in 2019 but she does play the hits

Former Runaways guitarist Lita Ford has dismissed the chances of a reunion for her rock band with fellow member Joan Jett because she says Joan won’t do it.

December 29, 2018
Bohemian Rhapsody movie Queen
Queen also did the 20th Century Fox Theme for Bohemian Rhapsody

By the way, Queen also recorded that 20th Century Fox theme at the start of Bohemian Rhapsody. The 20th Century Fox theme at the start of the Queen ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is a newly recorded version by Brian May of Queen.

December 29, 2018
Hanson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Hanson has as many kids as he has had hits

Taylor Hanson has become a father for the sixth time. The Hanson frontman and his wife, Natalie, welcomed a son named Claude Indiana Emmanuel Hanson on Wednesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

December 29, 2018
Aretha Franklin in the 60s
IRS is chasing $3m from Aretha Franklin Estate

The Estate of the late Aretha Franklin owes more than $3 million to the IRS and the IRS isn’t going to let it go.

December 29, 2018
Barack Obama
Barack Obama lists Courtney Barnett song as one of his favs for 2018

President Barack Obama has included Courtney Barnett’s ‘Need A Little Time’ in his Favorite Songs of 2018 list.

December 29, 2018
The Greatest Showman
UK Charts : The Greatest Showman end 2018 as no 1 album

The Greatest Showman caps off a phenomenally successful year by keeping its place at Number 1 for the final Official Albums Chart of 2018.

December 29, 2018
Ava Max
UK Charts : Ava Max claims her first no 1 with ‘Sweet But Psycho’

Congratulations to Ava Max, who scores her first Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart with Sweet But Psycho.

December 29, 2018
Celine Dion - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kelly Clarkson and Celine Dion to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, and John Legend will gather to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at a concert in January.

December 29, 2018
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Ariana Grande cancels her New Years Eve concert

Ariana Grande has cancelled her New Year's Eve weekend concert after falling ill.

December 29, 2018
Nova
Australia’s Murdoch owned Nova Radio Network uses Christmas break to own up to Data Breach

The Murdoch owned Nova Network has owned up to a data breach exposing hundreds of thousands of Australian’s personal information over the Christmas break.

December 28, 2018
Scott Owen, The Living End, Soundwave, Melbourne, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
The Living End set for a Red Hot Summer of touring

The Living End are in fine form for kicking off the first series of the Red Hot Summer tour for 2019 after a good four months of ‘training’ getting in shape with their Wunderbar tour.

December 28, 2018
Vika and Linda Bull on Friday 17 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Vika and Linda Bull will be Cookin on 3 Burners NYE at MEMO

One of the hot New Years Eve spots for Melbourne this year is the Vika and Linda Bull New Years Eve show at MEMO Music Hall, St Kilda with Cookin’ on 3 Burners joining in for the party.

December 28, 2018
Jeremy Oxley, Sunnyboys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sunnyboys have maintained one annual tour since 2012

When Sunnyboys regroup for By The C in January it will mark an annual tradition they have kept since 2012.

December 28, 2018