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Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats
‘Cats’ Dumped From Oscar Nomination Consideration

‘Cats’, the world’s worst movie based on the world’s worst musical, has been scratched from any Academy Award consideration.

December 28, 2019
Scott Carne of Kids In The Kitchen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kids In The Kitchen Original Member Greg Dorman Is Back In The Band

Greg Dorman, the original guitarist for Kids In The Kitchen, is back in the band.

December 28, 2019
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates Return To The Australian Top 40 For The First Time Since 1984

Hall & Oates are officially an Australian Top 40 act again, scoring their first Top 40 hit since ‘Out of Touch’ in 1984.

December 28, 2019
Michael Buble Christmas
Australian Charts: Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ is the no 1 album

Michael Buble caps off a massive decade for his album "Christmas" by claiming the last No.1 berth for the year and the decade, as his set rises two places and returns for fifteenth overall week and sixth run at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

December 28, 2019
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Australian Charts: Mariah Carey ‘All I Want For Christmas’ Is The No 1

This week last year Mariah Carey jumped from #10 to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her seasonal classic "All I Want for Christmas is You", which repeats itself this week and jumps from No.10 to No.1 to land a second week at the top in Australia.

December 28, 2019
Drummer Roger Taylor of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Awarded The OBE

Queen’s Roger Taylor has received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s annual New Years Honours list.

December 28, 2019
Don Imus
US Radio Legend Don Imus Dies At Age 79

Radio shock jock pioneer Don Imus has died in Texas at age 79.

December 28, 2019
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Made Dame In New Years Honours

Olivia Newton-John has been awarded the title Dame in the Queen’s New Years Honours list.

December 28, 2019
Martin Garrix
Martin Garrix Releases Statement Following Court Win Over Masters Ownership

Management for 23-year old DJ Martin Garrix has issued a statement following their court win after a four-year legal battle over ownership of Martin’s early recordings.

December 28, 2019
Jerry Herman
Hello Dolly Composer Jerry Herman Dies Age 88

American composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the score for the musicals ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and ‘Mame’, has died in Florida at the age of 88.

December 28, 2019
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Reaches 1 Billion YouTube Views

Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has passed the benchmark one billion views on YouTube.

December 28, 2019
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael’s Sister Dies At Age 55 On Third Anniversary of his Death

George Michael’s sister Melanie Panayiotou has died on the third anniversary of her brother’s death. She was 55.

December 28, 2019
Madonna Madame X
Madonna Cancels Last Show Of Madame X Tour

Madonna was forced to cancel the final show of her North America tour for her Madame X show on Sunday night because she was in too much pain to perform.

December 28, 2019
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Lana Del Rey Pleads For The Return Of Stolen Mementos

Lana Del Rey has appealed for the safe return of artwork and "family mementos".

December 28, 2019
Harper Bloom
Harper Bloom To Play Memo Music Hall

25-year old Perth born, Melbourne based singer-songwriter Harper Bloom will take over Memo Music Hall in St Kilda on Friday 27 December.

December 26, 2019
Allee Willis
Songwriter Allee Willis Dies Aged 72

Allee Willis, co-writer of some of the greatest hits of the 70s and 80s, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. She was 72.

December 26, 2019
Kylie Minogue and Adam Hills Tourism Australia ad
Check Out Kylie Minogue’s New Australian Tourism Ad

Kylie Minogue has made a 3-minute ad for Tourism Australia aims after post-Brexit election Britain.

December 26, 2019
Kevin Spacey 2019 Kill Them With Kindness video
Kevin Spacey Releases Another Bizarre Christmas Video Urging You To ‘Kill Them With Kindness’

Kevin Spacey has premiered another bizarre Christmas video in Frank Underwood mode urging you to ‘kill them with kindness’ when people do the wrong thing by you.

December 25, 2019
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Justin Bieber To Resurrect In 2020

Justin Bieber has new music from 2020 and a tour to go with it.

December 25, 2019
Steve Nieve, Deni Blues 2014, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nieve To Perform The Songs Of Elvis Costello In The USA

Steve Nieve has three ‘Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello’ shows planned for California in January.

December 25, 2019
Iron Maiden performed at Rod Laver Arena on Monday 9 May 2016. Iron Maiden are touring Australia as part of the Book Of Souls World Tour.
Iron Maiden Release ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Video Game

Iron Maiden have created a ‘Legacy of the Beast’ video game to fill in your holiday free time.

December 25, 2019
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour.
Madonna and Guy Ritchie Are Fighting In Court Again

Former couple Madonna and Guy Ritchie have been involved in a mysterious legal dispute just before Christmas.

December 25, 2019
Kylie Minogue photo by Ros OGorman
Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams Have Another Unreleased Duet

Kylie Minogue has revealed there is an unreleased duet with Robbie Williams still in the vault.

December 25, 2019
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Lil Wayne’s Private Jet Searched For Drugs

Lil Wayne's private jet was searched by the FBI on Monday.

December 25, 2019
The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Claims The Who Invented Heavy Metal

Pete Townshend has claimed The Who's 1970 'Live At Leeds' album pioneered the genre of heavy metal and influenced the likes of Led Zeppelin while other artists have since stole their "mantle".

December 25, 2019
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Says He Is Taking A Break

Ed Sheeran is taking a break from music as he wants to "go out and see some more of the world".

December 25, 2019
Lizzo Slaps Down Troll On Social Media

Lizzo hit back at a troll on social media who claimed she's only popular because "there is an obesity epidemic in America".

December 25, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ozzy Osbourne ‘Under The Graveyard’ Behind Scenes Video Captures Destruct Ozzy of 1979

Ozzy Osbourne’s new video for ‘Under The Graveyard’ is the day in 1979 when Sharon Osbourne turned Ozzy’s destructive lifestyle around.

December 24, 2019
Tony Iommi - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Tony Iommi Wishes Us All A Merry Christmas

Black Sabbath started 2019 winning a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. “It was brilliant. It is the highest Grammy Award you can have,” Tony Iommi told fans on his Twitter page.

December 24, 2019
Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman
BRAND NEW Leo Sayer Covering John and Yoko’s Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’

Leo Sayer spent his downtime in Melbourne last month popping into the studio to record a new version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Christmas classic ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’.

December 23, 2019