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Taylor Swift switches off her social media app

Taylor Swift is shutting down her social media app The Swift Life after just over a year.

January 4, 2019
Cardi B
Cardi B stops New Zealand show to get a Wedgie “out my ass”

Cardi B halted her concert in New Zealand on Wednesday to fix a wardrobe malfunction.

January 4, 2019
Ariana Grande Sweetener
Coachella? Oh dear!

I once had a conversation with the founder of Coachella on Sunset Blvd and asked him about Australian bands. Why haven't you ever had Jet? The answer. They aren't cool enough for Coachella.

January 3, 2019
Russell Morris November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The three Russell Morris blues albums made the ARIA end of year Blues chart

All three albums from the Russell Morris Blues trilogy made the Top 40 ARIA Jazz and Blues Album chart for sales throughout 2018.

January 3, 2019
Alejandro Escovedo photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alejandro Escovedo, Tony Visconti and the David Bowie connection

Texan rock legend Alejandro Escovedo got to make a “David Bowie sounding album” because he had Bowie’s producer Tony Visconti to make it for him.

January 3, 2019
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes and Joan Jett set to kick for Series 1 of Red Hot Summer Jan 12

The first Red Hot Summer show of 2019 headlined by Jimmy Barnes and featuring Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will kick off in Mannum, South Australia next week (12 January 2019).

January 3, 2019
Pegi Young photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pegi Young, Musician and Neil Young’s former wife, dies at age 66

Pegi Young, the former wife of Neil Young, musician and founder of the Bridge School, has died at age 66 after battling cancer for a year.

January 3, 2019
Queen Bohemian Rhapsody actors
Queen Bohemian Rhapsody DVD Update – Full Live Aid Recreation as bonus footage

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ movie will be released digitally on January 22 and on DVD and Blu-Ray on February 12 and will include the complete recreation of the Live Aid performance, only seen in part in the movie.

January 3, 2019
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John confirms “rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated”

Olivia Newton-John has taken time to create a video thanking fans for their support and confirming the vile hearsay run as news by Channel 7 and 9 as well as the Murdoch media on yesterday.

January 3, 2019
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Clive Palmer will lose a Copyright Fight with Twisted Sister

Boofhead Queensland businessman and politician Clive Palmer has no freaking idea what he is talking about when he starts mouthing off that he will sue US rock band Twisted Sister if they try and sue him.

January 3, 2019
Bob Einstein and Larry David
Curb Your Enthusiasm star Bob Einstein dies aged 76

Bob Einstein, the comedy genius and Curb Your Enthusiasm star, has lost his battle with cancer at age 76.

January 3, 2019
The Captain and Tennille
Daryl Dragon of The Captain and Tennille dies at age 76

Daryl Dragon, the Captain in The Captain and Tennille, has died in Arizona from renal failure at age 76.

January 3, 2019
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Aussie Songwriting Legend Brian Cadd opens a new Twitter account FOLLOW HIM

With a new album on the way this month and a major national Australian tour with Russell Morris Aussie songwriting statesman Brian Cadd is upping the ante on Twitter.

January 2, 2019
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Dean Ford of Scottish band Marmalade dies aged 72

Dean Ford, the singer and songwriter for Scotland’s Marmalade, has died aged 72.

January 2, 2019
Ellen Awards Walk Off The Earth Guitars and Amps
Mike Taylor ‘Beard Guy’ from Walk off the Earth dies of natural causes

Walk Off The Earth has confirmed that band member Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor passed away from natural causes in his sleep on Sunday, December 30th.

January 2, 2019
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney releases new song ‘Get Enough’ with Ryan Tedder

Paul McCartney has released a brand new song for 2019. ‘Get Enough’ was co-written and features Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic. Tedder also produced the ‘Get Enough’.

January 2, 2019
Hasan Minjah
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