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Justin Bieber Purpose
ARIA Albums: Justin Bieber Beats One Direction To No 1

It was a big week of releases, but two acts battled for the top spot this week, One Direction and the eventual winner Justin Bieber with his fifth studio album “Purpose”, which becomes his third No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

November 21, 2015
Benjamin Clementine
Benjamin Clementine Wins Mercury Prize

Benjamin Clementine has been announced as the 2015 Mercury Prize winner.

November 21, 2015
Missy Elliott, music news,
Missy Elliott Receives Billboard Honor

Billboard has announced that Missy Elliott, who graces this week's cover will be honored with the brand's first ever 'Innovator' award at this year's Women in Music event, to be televised on Lifetime on December 18.

November 21, 2015
Adele, music news,
Watch Adele Impersonate Adele In Front Of Adele Impersonators

Adele dressed up as an Adele impersonator to join fake Adele's impersonate Adele for the BBC.

November 21, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Had Most Pre-Ordered Album Of All-Time

Adele’s new album, 25 has become the most pre-ordered album of all time on

November 21, 2015
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Dumped By Capitol Records

Elton John was left floored when bosses at his longtime label Capitol Records dumped him after hearing his new album, Wonderful Crazy Night.

November 21, 2015
All Or Nothing
Mod Musical ‘All Or Nothing’ To Open In 2016 In UK

‘All Or Nothing’, the Mod Musical is coming to the London stage in March 2016 and is on sale now.

November 21, 2015
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
One Direction Discuss Internal Feud

One Direction have dismissed rumours they demanded separate dressing rooms on tour because they fell out while they were on the road.

November 21, 2015
Queen + Adam Lambert, Melbourne 2014. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Adam Lambert Hopes His Music Helps Fans

Singer Adam Lambert wants to give people strength with his music, and hopes he can encourage listeners to be more honest with themselves.

November 21, 2015
Chris Martin, Coldplay. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay To Start World Tour In March 2016

Coldplay have today announced the Latin American and European legs of next year’s A Head Full Of Dreams Tour, with 20 stadium shows confirmed across 14 countries in Europe and Latin America.

November 21, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Would Have Been A Heart Surgeon If She Didn’t Sing

Adele initially wanted to perform heart surgery for a living, but she quickly discovered a medical career was not for her.

November 20, 2015
Missy Elliott, music news,
Missy Elliott Skips Record Launch To Wash Dogs

Singer Missy Elliott disappointed her friends by refusing to throw a party when she released her new single because she was too busy washing her dogs.

November 20, 2015
The Sword photo by Ros OGorman, music news,
Rolling Thunder Kryal Castle Metal Concert Was Never Approved

The Rolling Thunder Festival advertised to take place at Kyral Castle in Ballarat in February was not given approval despite the promoter putting tickets on sale.

November 20, 2015
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Glen Ballard, Shelley Segal Speak This Week On iHeartRadio

Glen Ballard, co-writer and producer of Alanis Morissette 'Jagged Little Pill' joins Noise11 this week on iHeartRadio.

November 20, 2015
The Waifs, music news,
The Waifs Sell-Out Twilight At Taronga

The Waifs are the latest act to sell of Twilight At Taronga at Sydney’s Taronga Park Zoo giving the season a record selling cycle.

November 20, 2015
Jarvis Cocker, Pulp
Jarvis Cocker Celebrates The Thunderbirds

Pulp frontman and broadcaster, Jarvis Cocker joins forces with British conductor Charles Hazlewood for a one-of celebration of the music of legendary, Gerry Anderson TV puppet show Thunderbirds at the Colston Hall, Bristol on Tue 1 December 2015.

November 20, 2015
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie ‘Blackstar’ Watch The Video

David Bowie has revealed the video for his new song ★ 'Blackstar'

November 20, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
New Music Releases For W/C November 20 2015

Adele, Samantha Jade, Adam Harvey, Enya, Rihanna, Beat Happening, The Twelfth Man and 5SOS DVD and Blu-Ray lead this weeks new music releases.

November 20, 2015
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Videos This Week On Rage

New music videos this week on Rage.

November 19, 2015
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett Wins Triple J Album of the Year

Courtney Barnett has added another award to her mantle, this time the Triple J Album of the Year Award.

November 19, 2015
Huxton Creepers To Join Models At Croxton Bandroom

Huxton Creepers will regroup one more time to play with Models at their Croxton Bandroom show in Melbourne in January.

November 19, 2015
Stranded The Chronicles of Australian Punk, music news,
Australian Punk Compiled In The Chronicles Of Australia Punk

51 tracks of Australian punk spanning 40 years has been compiled for ‘Stranded: The Chronicles of Australian Punk’.

November 19, 2015
Blondie photo by Ros O'Gorman
Recording Academy Adds 26 Tracks To Grammy Hall of Fame

The Recording Academy has announced 26 new recordings which are to be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame.

November 19, 2015
Adele 21 image photos
Billboard Compiles 100 Biggest Albums Of Last 50 Years Based On Chart Positions

As part of their Greatest of All Time issue, Billboard has named the 200 "Greatest" Albums of All Time.

November 19, 2015
Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet
Tony Hadley To Release Christmas Album

Tony Hadley, legendary solo singer and Spandau Ballet front man who’s currently in the I’m A Celebrity Jungle has announced a series of live dates with an orchestra for October 2016 including a date at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

November 19, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Denies Turning Down Beyonce Collaboration

Adele has shot down tabloid rumours suggesting she recently rejected an offer to collaborate with Beyoncé Knowles, insisting she would "never disrespect" the superstar.

November 19, 2015
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Gets His Own Radio Show

Tom Petty has been given his own Sirius/XM Radio show.

November 19, 2015
Tommy Lee, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Tommy Lee Says Motley Crue Ended At The Right

Tommy Lee thinks it's the right time for Motley Crue to come to an end, as playing country fairs wouldn't be a "good look" for them.

November 19, 2015
Dr Dre Compton
Straight Outta Compton Directors Cut Coming

Straight Outta Compton, the most successful music biopic in history, is about to come to DVD and Blu-Ray in an unrated director's cut.

November 19, 2015
Village People 2012
Victor Willis Says Some Village People Members Fakes Singing

Victor Willis, the original lead singer of the Village People as the police officer, has released a very un-Village People new single.

November 19, 2015