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Sony Australia Launches Masterworks Under Direction Of Robert Rigby

Sony Music Australia has launched a domestic Masterworks division for Australia headed by Robert Rigby.

March 8, 2017
Courtney Love - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Courtney Love Thinks Marlon Brando Was Her Grandfather

Courtney Love remains convinced Marlon Brando is her grandfather because the late actor was living with her author grandma when the rocker's mother was conceived.

March 8, 2017
Kasey Chambers
Kasey Chambers and Busby Marou Join Bluesfest

Kasey Chambers and Busby Marou, two Australian artists both with number one albums in 2017, will join the Bluesfest line-up over Easter.

March 8, 2017
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party Prepare First Ever Symphony Show For Australia 2017

Canadian rock icons The Tea Party will play their first-ever shows with a symphony orchestra in Australia in April.

March 8, 2017
Bad Company Run With The Pack
Two More Bad Company Albums Given A Make-Over

In April 2015, Bad Company released deluxe versions of their first two albums, Bad Company (1974) and Straight Shooter (1975) but there has been no discussion of further editions, until now.

March 8, 2017
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Receives France’s Highest Honor

Pharrell Williams was presented with France's most prestigious arts honor in Paris on Monday (March 6).

March 8, 2017
Carrie Fisher joins Rufus Wainwright for a song at the National Theatre in St Kilda on 25 October 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sean Lennon To Release Song He Wrote With Carrie Fisher

Sean Lennon has honored the memory of his longtime friend Carrie Fisher by recruiting Willow Smith to record a song he wrote with the Star Wars icon.

March 8, 2017
Aretha Franklin in the 60s
Aretha Franklin Honoured In All-Star New York Show

Michael Dorf, owner of City Winery in New York, held his annual salute concert at Carnegie Hall on Monday night with this year's show surrounding the music of Aretha Franklin.

March 8, 2017
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael Autopsy Confirms Death By Natural Causes

British pop star George Michael died of natural causes, a senior coroner has confirmed.

March 8, 2017
Nick Cave Lovely Creatures
Nick Cave To Release New Best Of

Nick Cave will release his new compilation 'Lovely Creatures' in May.

March 7, 2017
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Watch Metallica Perform Stooges Classic With Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop joined Metallica in Mexico on the weekend to perform his Stooges classic 'TV Eye.

March 7, 2017
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
Jimmy Barnes To Film Final Working Class Boy Show

Jimmy Barnes will end his Working Class Boy tour at Sydney's State Theatre by filming the event for a movie and television event.

March 7, 2017
The Band
Garth Hudson To Join Wild Honey Orchestra For The Band Tribute Concert

Original The Band keyboard player Garth Hudson will join The Wild Honey Orchestra and guests including Jackson Browne to perform The Band's first two albums live in LA.

March 7, 2017
Jimmy Buffett, Noise11, Photo
Jimmy Buffett To Open Retirement Homes

Jimmy Buffett will open a new series of retirement homes under the Margaritaville name.

March 7, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Ed Sheeran ‘divide’ Sold Over 200,000 Copies In One Day In UK

Ed Sheeran is set to storm the Official Albums Chart after getting off to an incredible start in this week’s race.

March 7, 2017
Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper Has Met With The Governor of Illinois

Chance the Rapper has met with the Governor of Illinois to push for funding for cash-strapped Chicago public schools.

March 7, 2017
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Adele Confirms Marriage

Adele finally confirmed she is a married woman during a concert in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend.

March 7, 2017
One Direction, Louis Tomlinson, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Louis Tomlinson of One Direction Arrested At LAX

One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday (03Mar17) night after scuffling with a photographer.

March 7, 2017
Chris Martin, Coldplay, Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Martin Turns 40

Chris Martin threw an epic, star-studded Willy Wonka-themed party to celebrate his 40th birthday.

March 7, 2017
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake and Rihanna Score At iHeartRadio Awards

Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, and Twenty One Pilots were among the big winners at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday night (05Mar17).

March 6, 2017
Brian May Queen Melbourne 2014, photo Ros O'Gorman
Brian May and Kerry Ellis Reveal Second Album Details

Queen guitarist Brian May and musical partner Kerry Ellis are preparing to release their second album, Golden Days, on April 7 via Sony Music.

March 6, 2017
Gladys Knight Chicken and Waffles
Gladys Knight Ends Association With Son’s Restaurant

Gladys Knight has won her legal battle to cut ties with her son's struggling restaurant.

March 6, 2017
Mike Nesmith
Mike Nesmith To Publish Autobiography And Companion Album

Most know him as a member of the Monkees but Mike Nesmith's contributions to the world of music go well beyond the 60's group.

March 6, 2017
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jerry Lee Lewis Sues Daughter For Elderly Abuse

Jerry Lee Lewis has filed a lawsuit against his daughter alleging over how she treated him while she was his manager and for the misappropriation of money.

March 6, 2017
Fiona Horne of Def FX
Original Def FX Reform For 20th Anniversary Australian Shows

Fiona Horne is putting Def FX back together for an Australian tour to mark the 20th anniversary of the band’s break-up.

March 6, 2017
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Australian Charts: The Waifs Top ARIA Albums

Australian act The Waifs land their first No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with their eighth studio set entitled "Ironbark".

March 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Maintains Top Singles Spot

Australia still has a "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran at the summit of the ARIA Singles Chart for now an eighth consecutive week (the same amount in England, Ireland and New Zealand also), and with his third album "÷ (Divide)" out as of Friday (3rd March), it could either remain at the top again next week (thanks to the album), or drop down (due to people only buying the album more than the single).

March 6, 2017
Valerie Carter
R.I.P. Valerie Carter 1953-2017

Singer/songwriter Valerie Carter has died at the age of 64.

March 6, 2017
James Durbin
Quiet Riot Tap American Idol For New Lead Singer

American Idol contestant James Durbin is the new lead singer of Quiet Riot.

March 6, 2017
Lionel Ritchie and Kenny Rogers - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kenny Rogers Cancels Shows Due To Illness

Kenny Rogers has postponed a concert in Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday (March 3) after falling ill.

March 6, 2017