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Shelley Segal, photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Shelley Segal To Relocate To USA Farewell Australian Dates Announced

Australian singer songwriter will perform her farewell shows in Sydney and Melbourne this weekend before relocating to the USA.

May 20, 2016
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
David Byrne Writes Second Musical

Former Talking Heads leader David Byrne is going for a second round in the musical theater.

May 20, 2016
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn Awarded Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award

The 61st Ivor Novello Awards [The Ivors] were handed out in London this week with awards for Happy Mondays, Simple Minds and a Lifetime Achievement Award going to Damon Albarn.

May 20, 2016
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Per From Roxette And Beth Orton Speak This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Per from Roxette and Beth Orton join iHeartRadio Music News powered by this week.

May 20, 2016
Michael McIntyre
Michael McIntyre Is Coming Back To Australia

UK comedian Michael McIntyre will return to Australia in October two years after his last visit.

May 20, 2016
Bob Dylan Fallen Angels
New Music Releases May 20 2016

Bob Dylan, Against the Current, Blake Shelton, Mudcrutch, Ariana Grande, Eric Clapton, Highasakite, Richard Ashcroft and Ziggy Marley lead the week's new music releases.

May 20, 2016
Bob Dylan Fallen Angels
Bob Dylan ‘Fallen Angels’ Reviewed

Let's get the obvious out of the way right at the start. Bob Dylan is not a very good singer from a technical standpoint so, if you are looking for your standards to be smooth and sophisticated, then move on (but you are going to be missing something really good).

May 19, 2016
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Can’t Stop The Feeling Tops US Chart

This week, Justin Timberlake is at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with Can't Stop the Feeling!, the first time a veteran artist has topped that chart since Santana in 2000.

May 19, 2016
Brian Johnson AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hear The First Brian Johnson Song After AC/DC Right Here

Have a listen to the first Brian Johnson song since leaving AC/DC. It’s called ‘Mr Rock n Roll’ and its from Jim Breuer’s new album ‘Songs From The Garage’.

May 19, 2016
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Performs For The Queen

Kylie Minogue has performed for the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

May 19, 2016
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton Renews Wedding Vows For 50th Anniversary

Country music star Dolly Parton is pulling out all the stops for her marriage vow renewal ceremony.

May 19, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Denies Her Wedding Will Be A Circus

Mariah Carey has slammed rumors she is having a circus-themed wedding.

May 19, 2016
Joe Jackson, music news,
Joe Jackson In Hospital

Joe Jackson, the 87-year-old father of the entire Jackson clan, has been in a Los Angeles hospital since last Friday after falling ill during some routine tests.

May 19, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay To Play New Zealand And Australia In December

Coldplay will head back to Australia and New Zealand in December for stadium dates as part of the A Head Full of Dreams tour.

May 19, 2016
Ke$ha, Kesha
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 Concert
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