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Emeli Sandé
Emeli Sande Had Biggest Album Of 2012 In UK

Emeli Sande ‘Our Version Of Events’ was the biggest selling album of the year in the UK.

January 2, 2013
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Paparazzo Killed Chasing Justin Bieber’s Ferrari

A paparazzo was killed in Los Angeles this evening chasing Justin Bieber’s Ferrari across town.

January 2, 2013
Freddie Mercury's 1974 Rolls Royce
Freddie Mercury Rolls Royce For Sale

Freddie Mercury’s 1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is up for auction.

January 2, 2013
Kate Miller-Heidke. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kate Miller-Heidke Debuts New Song At Woodford

Kate Miller-Heidke debuted a new song called ‘Christmas Landfill’ at the Woodford Festival last week.

January 2, 2013
Walk Off The Earth image
Walk Off The Earth Cover Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is the latest target for Walk Off The Earth.

January 2, 2013
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know Tops UK Chart For 2012

Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ was the biggest selling song in the UK for 2012.

January 2, 2013
Midge Ure
Ultravox Vienna Is UK’s Favourite No 2 Single

The 1981 Ultravox classic ‘Vienna’ has been voted the favourite number two single of all-time in the UK.

January 2, 2013
The Chemical Brothers, music news, noise11.com
84 Drug Arrests At Summadayze Melbourne

84 people were arrested for drugs at the Summadayze music festival in Melbourne yesterday. (January 1, 2013).

January 2, 2013
Billy Gibbons, Noise11, SXSW 2012, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Billy Gibbons To Reform Moving Sidewalks

Moving Sidewalks will play together again for the first time in 44 years. ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons is getting his first band back together again for one show only.

January 2, 2013
Lostprophets
Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Remanded Until March

Ian Watkins of Lostprophets will stay in police custody until March over alleged child sex offences.

January 2, 2013
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Is Bigger Than Kylie Minogue But Not The Seekers In The UK

Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ is the 52nd biggest selling song of all-time in the UK and that puts it ahead of Kylie’s ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ but behind The Seekers ‘The Carnival Is Over’.

January 1, 2013
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day To Resume Touring In March

Green Day will resume its tour in March following Billie Joe Armstrong's stint in rehab.

January 1, 2013
The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
The Pogues And Kirsty MacColl Have The 126th Million Selling Song In UK

It has only taken 25 years for The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl’s ‘Fairytale of New York’ to sell 1,000,000 in the UK.

January 1, 2013
Irving Azoff and wife Shelli
Irving Azoff Quits Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment Chairman Irving Azoff has resigned from the company, effective immediately.

January 1, 2013
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Expecting First Child

Kanye West has announced that he and girlfriend Kim Kardashian have a baby on the way.

December 31, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Overtakes Oasis To Become Forth Biggest Seller In UK

Adele ‘21’ has become the forth biggest selling album of all-time, moving ahead of Oasis ‘What's The Story Morning Glory.

December 31, 2012
Tex Perkins of The Cruel Sea. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Tex Perkins Goes Ape

Tex Perkins will introduce his newest band Tex Perkins & The Ape in January.

December 31, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
YouTube Wipes 2 Billion Video Fake Views From Stats

YouTube has removed false video views with Sony and Universal Music losing more than 2 billion views as a result.

December 31, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Moves Another 66,119 Christmas Albums

The final ARIA chart of 2012 saw another 66,119 Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ albums go to good homes across Australia.

December 31, 2012
Jon Anderson photo by Tim Cashmere
Jon Anderson Working On Olias Of Sunhillow Sequel

Jon Anderson has been working on a sequel to his first solo album ‘Olias of Sunhillow’ for the past 6 years.

December 31, 2012
Stan Ridgway
Stan Ridgway : Australian Tours of 2013

Stan Ridgway’s May, 2013 Australian tour will see Ridgway back in Australia for the first time in 15 years.

December 31, 2012
Bruce Foxton From The Jam
From The Jam : Australian Tours of 2013

In February 2013, From The Jam featuring Bruce Foxton from The Jam will tour Australia.

December 31, 2012
Emmylou Harris, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Emmylou Harris Investigated For Hit and Run

On October 1, Emmylou Harris was driving a rental car on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles when she allegedly bumped another car on the road and kept driving without stopping to exchange information or report the accident.

December 30, 2012
Rod Stewart Merry Christmas Baby
VIDEO: Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue Sing Let It Snow

Just in case you missed it before Christmas (because I sure did) here is the Rod Stewart and Kylie Minogue duet of ‘Let It Snow’.

December 30, 2012
Lloyd Charmers
Reggae Star Lloyd Charmers Dies In London

Jamaican reggae star Lloyd Charmers has passed away in London after suffering a massive heart attack while driving.

December 30, 2012
Kate Bush, Noise11, Photo
Kate Bush, Stella McCartney, Ewan McGregor Receive Queen’s Honours

Kate Bush is now a Commander of the British Empire and Stella McCartney and Ewan McGregor have become Officers of the British Empire after being named in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

December 30, 2012
Liam Gallagher
Liam Gallagher Is Working On Second Beady Eye Album

Liam Gallagher has revealed that Beady Eye have been "experimenting" during sessions for their second album and are moving away from the Britpop sound.

December 30, 2012
The Runaways, music news, noise11.com
Lita Ford Blames Joan Jett For No Runaways Reunion

Lita Ford did a lot of work over the summer to bring the original members of the Runaways back together, including a dinner with Joan Jett, the first time the two had talked in three decades.

December 30, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Named Peta Person Of The Year

Queen's Brian May can add the title of PETA U.K.'s Person of the Year to his long list of accomplishments. 

December 30, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Final No. 1 Album Of 2012

The information from this current chart is based on sales over the Christmas period, with sales data used from Friday 21st December up until midnight Thursday 27th of December, so Michael Buble’s “Christmas” album holding for a fourth week at No.1 was a pretty good chance of occurring.

December 30, 2012