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Dr Luke Stops Kesha Attending Billboard Music Awards

Singer Kesha insists she had no intention of bringing up her contentious relationship with Dr. Luke at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

May 18, 2016
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Criticises North Carolina Governor Over LGBT Laws

Sir Elton John has written a passionate essay criticising North Carolina's Governor and the state's controversial anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill.

May 18, 2016
Richard Clapton, Pure Gold Live at the Palais in St Kilda on Friday 13 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Richard Clapton To Perform 8th Annual Songbook Concert In Sydney

Richard Clapton will return to Sydney’s State Theatre in August to present the 8th annual Richard Clapton Songbook concert.

May 18, 2016
Daryl Braithwaite performs at One Electric Day at Werribee Park in the grounds of the Werribee mansion on Sunday 29 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Daryl Braithwaite ‘The Horses’ Celebrates 25th Anniversary

May 19 2016 will mark the 25th anniversary of Daryl Braithwaite ‘The Horses’ reached number one on the Australian music chart.

May 18, 2016
Patrick Roberts Forum poster
Violin Prodigy Patrick Roberts To Perform Homecoming Gig At Melbourne’s Forum

Internationally acclaimed Australian violinist will return home to Melbourne to perform at The Forum.

May 18, 2016
Guy Clark, music news,
R.I.P. Guy Clark 1941-2016

Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark has died at the age of 74.

May 18, 2016
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Sends A Strongly Worded Letter To Her Family

Sinead O'Connor has accused her family of abandoning her.

May 18, 2016
Auguste Release Andy Bull Produced ‘Kingdom’ #VIDEO

Andy Bull has produced the new song for Auguste, the duo featuring dancers Jess Stratton and Aiden Kane Munn.

May 18, 2016
Lou Reed, sxsw 2008, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lou Reed 16 Album Collection Compiled For Boxed Set

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, has announced the release of Lou Reed - The RCA & Arista Album Collection on Friday, October 7.

May 18, 2016
In The Mood
String of Pearls To Get Australia In The Mood

The String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra will return to Australia following sell-out shows in 2011 and 2013.

May 18, 2016
Alanis Morissette, music news,
Alanis Morissette Is Missing $4.7m

Alanis Morissette says she is missing more than $4.7 million and she says it's because of her former business manager.

May 18, 2016
Jack and Amanda Palmer You Got Me Singing
Amanda Palmer Recruits Her Dad Jack For New Album

Amanda Palmer has made her next album with her 72-year old father Jack Palmer.

May 17, 2016
Russell Morris November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Russell Morris Plays Nashville And Has Four Albums In Australian Chart

Russell Morris has performed a showcase gig in Nashville serving up a selection of his blues trilogy for the fine folk of Razor & Tie.

May 17, 2016
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry Make An Album Together

England’s Billy Bragg has teamed with America’s Joe Henry to collaborate on ‘Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad’.

May 17, 2016
Rolling Stones Totally Stripped
The Rolling Stones Expand Stripped

The next instalment of The Rolling Stones reissues will be an expanded edition of the mid-90s ‘unplugged’ album ‘Stripped’.

May 17, 2016
Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes To Play His First Show In Sydney

Shawn Mendes will perform his first and only Australian show in Sydney in November.

May 17, 2016
Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jack And Ozzy Osbourne To Create Doco For The History Channel

Ozzy Osbourne is returning to television on a regular basis for the first time since The Osbournes aired from 2002 to 2005.

May 17, 2016
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Found Safe After Reported Missing

Police in Wilmette, IL have found singer Sinead O'Connor after she was reported missing and possibly suicidal.

May 17, 2016
Tony Barrow
R.I.P. Tony Barrow Beatles Publicist 1936-2016

Tony Barrow, who was the publicist for the Beatles for the majority of their career and came up with the phrase "the Fab Four", has died at his home in Morecambe, England at the age of 80.

May 17, 2016
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Barbra Streisand To Play Nine North American Dates

Barbra Streisand will bring her legendary live performances to 9 cities in the USA in August.

May 17, 2016
Julius LaRosa
R.I.P. Julius LaRosa 1930-2016

Julius La Rosa, who scored ten top 40 hits between 1953 and 1958, died of natural causes at his home in Crivitz, WI on Thursday at the age of 86.

May 17, 2016
Jason Mraz - photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Mraz Joins Billy Joel At San Diego Show

San Diego legend Jason Mraz joined Billy Joel on stage at Petco Park over the weekend to assist with the Joel classic ‘You May Be Right’.

May 16, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Won’t Sing At Her Own Wedding

Mariah Carey won't be singing at her own wedding.

May 16, 2016
Gimme Danger
The Stooges Documentary Gimme Danger To Screen In Sydney

The Jim Jarmusch documentary about The Stooges ‘Gimme Danger’ will have two screening during the Sydney Film Festival in June.

May 16, 2016
Peter Garrett, Midnight Oil, Photo By Tim Cashmere
Peter Garrett Christens Album And Releases First Solo Song

Peter Garrett’s first ever solo album is titled ‘A Version of You’.

May 16, 2016
Anthony Kiedis, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Photo By Graham Spillard
Red Hot Chili Peppers Cancel Show Anthony Kiedis In Hospital

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were forced to cancel a gig after lead singer Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized with reported stomach pains.

May 16, 2016
Gala 4 Gilbo
Comedy Stars Gather Gala 4 Gilbo For Russell Gilbert

Australia’s cream of comedy will gather for the fundraiser Gala For Gilbo for their colleague Russell Gilbert is has suffered a series of misfortune in recent years.

May 16, 2016
Donovan Leith photo by Ros OGorman
Donovan Performs 70th Birthday Concert In London

It's Donovan's 70th birthday party and we are all invited. Donovan arrived on the scene in late 1964 as a wannabe Dylanesqe folk troubadour combining folk, poetry and bohemian chic, but the times were indeed changing and by late 1965 Don was producing the albums Sunshine Superman and Mellow Yellow, bona fide psych masterpieces.

May 16, 2016
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Urges Smiths Fans To Buy The Queen Is Dead Track

Morrissey is pissed off with Warner for not reissuing two Smiths albums to mark their 30th anniversary that he is urging fans to buy 'The Queen Is Dead' track in the last week of May and get it into the chart as a protest.

May 15, 2016
Singin' in the Rain Melbourne Premiere at Her Majesty's Theatre on Saturday 14 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Singin’ In The Rain Is World Class Theatre For Melbourne #REVIEW

The success of the newest Australian production of ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ is simple. Take a classic story, mix with a cast of great actors and then just add water … literally.

May 15, 2016