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Icehouse perform at A Day In The Gardens in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne on Sunday 12 March 2017.
Inaugural A Weekend In The Gardens Draws 12000 To Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s newest music event A Weekend In The Gardens attracted 12,000 music fans to Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens on the weekend with an all-Australian line-up.

March 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
97,000 Ed Sheeran Fans Can’t Be Wrong

Ed Sheeran’s third album ‘divide’ has just delivered an incredible first-week sales figure in Australia. 97,014 copies were sold in the first week.

March 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Debuts At No 1

Ed Sheeran's third album "÷ (Divide)" debuts at No.1 this week, becoming also his third No.1 album in Australia, and his second to debut at the top of the Australian Albums Chart, plus the set sold enough in its first week to debut as 2x▲Platinum in sales.

March 12, 2017
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Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Has Top Two Songs On ARIA Singles

On Friday the 3rd of March Ed Sheeran released his third album "÷ (Divide)", which this week sees all sixteen tracks from the album enter the chart and land within the Top 40, but the lead singles from the album still occupying the top two spots on the ARIA Singles Chart again this week, with "Shape of You" now having stayed atop the chart for nine straight weeks now.

March 12, 2017
Ciara Fine After Car Accident

Pregnant singer Ciara is "thankful for God's grace" after escaping her recent car crash unharmed.

March 12, 2017
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Russell Morris ‘Sharkmouth’ Clocks Up 200 Weeks On ARIA Blues Chart

Russell Morris ‘Sharkmouth’ has hit a benchmark 200 weeks on the ARIA Blues Chart this week.

March 12, 2017
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts To Tour With Boston

Boston already have a series of dates announced for April but, on Tuesday, they added a whole new group of dates for June and July and, for the new leg of the tour, they're bringing along Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

March 12, 2017
New Kids On The Block
New Kids On The Block Surprise Fans With New Song

The New Kids on the Block are releasing a brand new five-song EP.

March 12, 2017
Cher, Image, Rod Laver, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Cher Flint Water Documentary Is The Real Deal

Cher is relying on her firsthand knowledge to craft a film of great merit about the Flint, Michigan water crisis.

March 12, 2017
Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson To Reconnect With Fans For Hall of Fame Induction

When Yes takes the stage early next month for their performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, it will include a familiar voice from the past.

March 12, 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 and Beyonce Sign Open Letter For Gender Equality

Beyonce, Madonna, and Coldplay are leading calls for gender equality by signing an open letter for the Global Citizen organisation on International Women's Day.

March 12, 2017
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Robin Thicke Turns 40 With Tribute To His Father

Robin Thicke celebrated his 40th birthday with a touching tribute to his late father, Alan Thicke.

March 11, 2017
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey Cancel Dates

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey have scrapped a third of their joint tour dates after having to reschedule the shows due to the Hello singer's knee surgery.

March 11, 2017
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Pregnant Ciara In LA Car Accident

Pregnant R&B star Ciara has been involved in a car accident in Los Angeles.

March 11, 2017
Fred Weintraub
R.I.P. Fred Weintraub Owner of The Bitter End 1928-2017

Fred Weintraub, whose club The Bitter End was instrumental in kick-starting the careers of numerous artists, died on Sunday from complications of Parkinson's Disease. He was 88.

March 11, 2017
Liam Payne One Direction Photo By Ros O' Gorman
Liam Payne Has Album And Baby On The Way

One Direction star Liam Payne is reportedly having sleepless nights in the recording studio ahead of the arrival of his first child with girlfriend Cheryl.

March 11, 2017
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New Music Releases for 10 March 2017

Colin Hay, The Shins and The Magnetic Fields lead this week's new music releases.

March 10, 2017
A.B. Original wins The 12th AMP. Presented by Dan Rosen. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
A.B. Original Wins Australian Music Prize

Trials and Briggs aka A.B. Original have taken home the Australian Music Prize for 2017 for the album ‘Reclaim Australia’.

March 10, 2017
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 To Release 30th Anniversary The Joshua Tree Album

U2 will not only mark the 30th anniversary of their iconic The Joshua Tree album with a world tour but also a reissue.

March 10, 2017
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
America To Tour Australia With Russell Morris

Russell Morris has taken up an offer from America to tour Australia later this year.

March 10, 2017
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Diddy Launches Social Media Campaign For Notorious B.I.G.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has encouraged fans to mark the 20th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s death with a touching social media campaign.

March 10, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael Death Was Not Natural Says Dr Drew

Top U.S. addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky has taken issue with George Michael's official cause of death, insisting the pop star clearly did not die of natural causes.

March 10, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Says Frank Ocean Deserves Grammy Album of the Year

Justin Timberlake is convinced Frank Ocean would have won the Album of the Year Grammy if his project Blonde had been submitted for consideration.

March 10, 2017
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Drake Joins The Weeknd At London Gig

Drake left fans screaming with joy when he made a surprise appearance during The Weeknd's concert in London on Wednesday night.

March 10, 2017
Ros O'Gorman Photo, James Blunt, Plenary Melbourne 2014
James Blunt Says Ed Sheeran’s Princess Beatrice Story Is Bullshit

British singer James Blunt has accused Ed Sheeran of injuring himself with a sword, in an incident initially blamed on Britain's Princess Beatrice.

March 9, 2017
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Releases Film For International Women’s Day

Madonna marked Wednesday's International Women's Day by unveiling a short film celebrating feminism.

March 9, 2017
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Katy Perry And Barbra Streisand Celebrate International Women’s Day

Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Adele, and Barbra Streisand are among the stars celebrating International Women's Day online and calling on fans to get involved.

March 9, 2017
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Black Sabbath Officially Sign Off At Their Website

Black Sabbath, one of the most influential heavy bands in rock history, has officially signed off after 49 years.

March 9, 2017
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton To Produce Show About Her Family History

Country music legend Dolly Parton is to explore the life stories of her ancestors in a new theatre show.

March 9, 2017
Sony Australia Launches Masterworks Under Direction Of Robert Rigby

Sony Music Australia has launched a domestic Masterworks division for Australia headed by Robert Rigby.

March 8, 2017