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Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck Records Duet With Il Divo

The Engelbert Humperdinck 2014 duets album has a new star act. Il Divo have re-recorded Engelbert’s classic ‘Spanish Eyes’ with the legendary singer.

December 22, 2013
Justin Currie of Del Amitri, Noise11, Photo
Del Amitri Reissue Three Classic Albums

Del Amitri will return to active duty in 2014 and start the year by reissuing three of their classic albums.

December 22, 2013
Leo Sayer. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Leo Sayer And Aussie Allstars Say No Fracking Way

Leo Sayer has assembled an all-star Australian cast to protest the Australian Government’s Fracking policy.

December 22, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
ARIA Albums Michael Buble Tops Christmas Chart 2013

Michael Buble has the No.1 album on the ARIA Chart this week with his seasonal “Christmas” album, which was helped during the week by Channel 7 playing a musical special of Michael, plus the album is now certified 9x▲ Platinum in sales.

December 22, 2013
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles John Legend Spends 3rd Week On Top

John Legend remains at No.1 for a third week with his piano balled “All of Me”, keeping MAGIC! and their track “Rude” at No.2 for a second week, with their reggae infused track picking up a ▲ Platinum certification this week.

December 22, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
New Music Releases W/C December 20 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 20th and 27th of December, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

December 22, 2013
Julian Lennon
Julian Lennon To Perform With Orchestra At SXSW

Julian Lennon says he is planning a series of events for the SXSW music conference and festival in Austin, Texas next March including a performance with an orchestra.

December 22, 2013
Marc Almond EP
Marc Almond Records With Jarvis Cocker and Carl Barat

Former Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond will release on E.P. in 2014 featuring Jarvis Cocker and The Libertines’ Carl Barat.

December 22, 2013
Orianthi with Michael Jackson
Orianthi Wants You In Her Band

Orianthi is on the search for four musicians to join her band for a Valentines Day gig in Los Angeles in February and Dave Stewart is putting out the call.

December 22, 2013
Selena Gomez, music news,
Selena Gomez Cancels All Upcoming Dates

Selena Gomez has cancelled all of her upcoming dates including shows for South-East Asia and Australia.

December 22, 2013
Matchbox Twenty - image By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty Release Australian Tour eBook

Matchbox Twenty have released a free eBook documenting their 2012 Australian tour.

December 22, 2013
The Murlocs
Triple J Next Crop, D.D. Dumbo and The Murlocs Listed

Triple J has revealed its Next Crop, the annual list acts to watch in 2014.

December 22, 2013
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono To Publish Limited Edition Book

Yoko Ono’s ‘Infinite Universe At Dawn’ limited edition book will be released in April, 2014.

December 22, 2013
Ronald Biggs Sex Pistols single
Ronald Biggs, One Time Sex Pistol, Dead At 84

Ronald Biggs, the notorious ‘Great Train Robber’ has died at the age of 84 but many remember him more for his stint with The Sex Pistols.

December 22, 2013
Alicia Keys, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jessica Mauboy, Alicia Keys Duet In Sydney

Alicia Keys surprised fans at her Sydney show last night when she invited The Sapphires star Jessica Mauboy to the stage for a duet.

December 19, 2013
Ian Watkins of Lost Prophets, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
LostProphets Singer Ian Watkins Jailed

LostProphets singer Ian Watkins will spend the next 29 years in jail as a convicted pedophile.

December 19, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
Beyonce Makes Music History With Fifth Album

Beyonce has a new record to her name. She is the first female artist to have five number one albums with her first five albums.

December 18, 2013
The Beatles Bootleg Recordings 1963
Beatles Bootlegs Released Then Unreleased

The Beatles had a brief release of Bootlegs today but just hours after the album was released to iTunes it was deleted.

December 18, 2013
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour To Speak At Music Melbourne + Me Exhibition

Mark Seymour, frontman for Hunters & Collectors, will address the issues facing musicians in a free talk during the Music, Melbourne + Me exhibition in Melbourne.

December 18, 2013
Boy & Bear
Boy & Bear Going Everywhere In 2014

Boy & Bear will top off a successful 2013 with a full on national tour in April heading into the regional areas of Australia as well as the cities.

December 18, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Bublé Vs Beyoncé In Midweek Sales

Michael Bublé will battle with Beyoncé for the top of the Australian album chart this week while John Legend is heading for a third week on top of the singles.

December 18, 2013
Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones images by Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Keith Richards Turns 70

Keith Richards, happy birthday to you. The Rolling Stones rhythm guitarist is celebrating his 70th birthday today, December 18.

December 18, 2013
Snakadaktal, Noise11, Photo
Snakadaktal Will Release The Sun II EP On January 3rd

Snakadaktal have announced the release of their new EP ‘The Sun II’, together with headline shows for Sydney and Melbourne.

December 18, 2013
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Kiss Happy To Include Original Members In Hall Of Fame Induction

Gene Simmons says Kiss would be happy to include departed original members Peter Criss and Ace Frehley in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction of the band.

December 18, 2013
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nirvana, Kiss , Hall & Oates Head To Hall Of Fame

Nirvana, Kiss and Hall & Oates are some of the names announced for the 2014 inductions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

December 18, 2013
Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen
Jon Cleary And The Absolute Monster Gentlemen Are Coming

Jon Cleary is bringing The Absolute Monster Gentlemen band to Australia in March, 2014.

December 18, 2013
Sharon Jones, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sharon Jones Is Wedding Band In Martin Scorese Movie

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings will play at your wedding. But only if your name is Martin Scorese and the wedding is in one of your films.

December 17, 2013
The Rubens, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Rubens, British India To Play Australian Open

The 2014 Australian Open tennis season at Rod Laver Arena will feature an all-star cast of Australian performers including a feast of new and heritage music from British India, The Rubens and Daryl Braithwaite over summer.

December 17, 2013
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince To Appear In New Girl

Prince will become a sitcom star in 2014. He has agreed to appear on New Girl, the hit TV show starring Zooey Deschanel.

December 17, 2013
SuicideGirls To Bring Blackheart Burlesque To Australia

Australia is in for something complete different in 2014. The SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque tour is coming Down Under.

December 17, 2013