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Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
UK Charts: Ed Sheeran scores fastest selling album of 2019

Ed Sheeran claims the UK’s fastest-selling album of 2019 so far as his No.6 Collaborations Project debuts at Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart.

July 22, 2019
A$AP Rocky, Noise11, Photo
Trump Confirms He Is Working to Free A$AP Rocky

U.S. President Donald Trump has confirmed reports he's working with Kanye West to help secure A$AP Rocky's release from custody in Sweden.

July 22, 2019
Shakespears Sister
Shakespears Sister slam Spotify

Shakespears Sister has slammed streaming services like Spotify for devaluing music.

July 22, 2019
Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rappers Cancels Splendour In The Grass With Next To No Notice

Chance the Rapper will not perform at Splendour In The Grass. Instead of appearing at his scheduled Splendour In The Grass show today, he is still home in America.

July 21, 2019
Anthony Smith of Icehouse photo from the Icehouse Facebook page
Founding Icehouse Member Anthony Smith has passed away

Anthony Smith, a founding member of Icehouse, has passed away in Lismore.

July 21, 2019
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Tops ARIA Album Chart for Fourth Time

It's a fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia for Ed Sheeran as his new album "No.6 Collaborations Project" debuts at the top here and also in New Zealand, Belgium, The Netherlands, Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Sweden and in his home country of England (so far).

July 20, 2019
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus Old Town Road video
Australian Charts: Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus Song is Longest Number One of the Decade

It's a thirteenth week at No.1 for the fused rap/country track "Old Town Road" for Lil' Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, the song now the equal second longest running No.1 song for this decade.

July 20, 2019
Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats
Cats the Movie is Coming and Unlike the Theatre Show the movie actually looks good

Seriously, Cats the Musical has got to be the worst musical of all time. Let’s face it, Andrew Lloyd Webber got really lazy with that one. He just remade Jesus Christ Superstar … with cats.

July 20, 2019
Kiss Demon Cereal
Kiss get into the Breakfast Cereal Business

Kiss have launched a new breakfast cereal. The Funko brand Kiss Demon cereal includes a little Kiss toy in every box.

July 19, 2019
Jacob's Run
Melbourne’s Jacobs Run Start Attracting US Programmers

Multiple promo tours to the USA by Melbourne band Jacobs Run are starting to pay off. US radio programmers are starting to pay attention and their songs Hold On A Minute, Use, Sleepwalking, Better Days and So Beautiful are getting airplay.

July 19, 2019
Bee Gees
‘To Love Somebody’ was the ONLY Australian Song Performed At Woodstock ‘69

Fun Fact: Only one Australian song was performed at Woodstock ’69 and it was The Bee Gees ‘To Love Somebody’ performed by Janis Joplin.

July 19, 2019
Midnight Oil play the Bowl on their Great Circle Tour 2017 Monday 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Busby Marou Join Midnight Oil for Yothu Yindi Cover In Birdsville

Midnight Oil were joined by Queensland’s Busby Marou for a cover a Yothu Yindi’s ‘Treaty’ at the Big Red Bash in Birdsville this week.

July 19, 2019
Iggy Pop, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Iggy Pop Is Contemplating Quitting Touring

Iggy Pop thinks its time to retire from touring. The 72-year-old rocker admits he "wanted to be free" after hitting the road to promote his 17th album 'Post Pop Depression', but he later decided to continue in the music industry.

July 19, 2019
Paul McCartney at AAMI Park Melbourne on Tuesday 5 December 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Paul McCartney wants to remake It’s A Wonderful Life

Paul McCartney wants to remake It's A Wonderful Life. The Beatles legend is in the process of turning the 1946 film - which starred the likes of James Stewart and Donna Reed - into a musical production after teaming up with Bill Kenwright, who will produce the project.

July 19, 2019
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink has turned her Instagram comments off

Pink has disabled the comments on her Instagram page after growing tired of the constant criticism from some of her followers.

July 19, 2019
Mariah Carey wedding dress
Mariah Carey’s ex-Manager is Receiving Death Threats

Mariah Carey's ex-manager Stella Bulochnikov has claimed she's been sent death threats as part of an attempt to intimidate her.

July 19, 2019
Usher, Noise11.com, photo
Usher Pleads with Judge to Keep Herpes Medical Records Sealed

Usher is pleading with a judge to seal his private medical records as part of an ongoing case, in which he is accused of giving two women and a man herpes.

July 19, 2019
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases for 19 July 2019

Major new titles coming this week from: Sum 41, Scott Stapp, Crown the Empire, Mike Love, Nas, Christie Lamb, Sabrina Carpenter, Thom Yorke (phys), Stonefield, Iggy Azalea and the 'Palm Beach' soundtrack.

July 18, 2019
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Didn’t Announce Tour But They Are Celebrating 40 Years of Highway to Hell

AC/DC's rumoured world tour announcement did not happen this week but they have taken the day to honour the 40th anniversary of their 1979 classic ‘Highway To Hell’.

July 18, 2019
Sarah McLeod, The Superjesus, Mary Boukouvalas, Photo
Sarah McLeod Is Planning Something A Bit Different for the Melbourne Guitar Show

Superjesus’ singer Sarah McLeod is working on something unique and unusual for the 2019 Melbourne Guitar Show.

July 18, 2019
Vanda and Young
Memo Music Hall to Present the Vanda and Young Anthology Show Disturbing The Peace

The Vanda & Young contribution to the great Australian songbook is never ending.

July 18, 2019
Avril Lavigne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Avril Lavigne Clocks up a Couple of Million Views Driving a Hearse

Former Pop Punk Queen Avril Lavigne is still driving YouTube views, this time with a hearse.

July 18, 2019
Michael Lang of Woodstock 50
Town of Vernon Rejects Woodstock 50 Festival Less Than One Month Out

The town of Vernon USA has rejected a permit for Woodstock 50 at the Vernon Downs Racecourse and the owner of the racecourse, Jeff Gural, is mighty pissed off.

July 18, 2019
John Farnham One Electric Day Sunday 26 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Google Suspends Ticketing Vulture Viagogo

Google has finally put a stop to ticket scalpers Viagogo after thousands of complaints, government pressure and mounting legal action.

July 18, 2019
Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman
Beyonce is Honoured to be part of The Lion King

Beyonce is still "a bit in shock" that she has a role in the live-action remake of her favourite Disney film, The Lion King.

July 18, 2019
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
Lessons from the Katy Perry and Taylor Swift Reunion

Katy Perry is hoping that others can learn from the way she and Taylor Swift put their differences behind them following their much-publicised feud.

July 18, 2019
Jennifer Lopez: Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Jennifer Lopez Reschedules Blacked-Out Madison Square Garden Gig

Jennifer Lopez felt she had to reschedule her blacked-out Madison Square Garden show for Monday night (15Jul19), because she didn't want to lose the "sizzle" from Friday's gig.

July 18, 2019
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Morrissey Greatest Hits is getting a vinyl makeover

Morrissey's greatest hits is being released in vinyl for the first time.

July 18, 2019
Snow Patrol
Snow Patrol Chasing Cars is UK’s Most Played Song of 21st Century

Snow Patrol's ballad Chasing Cars has been named the most played song on U.K. radio and TV of the 21st Century.

July 18, 2019
David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
David Crosby says its time for a Crosby Stills Nash & Young reunion

David Crosby is open to a reunion with his former supergroup bandmates Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young.

July 18, 2019