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Christmas Bube’s Is Out-Selling New FONJie Christmas Album

Michael Buble’s ‘Christmas’ is once again the Christmas album of 2017 in Australia outselling the high profile John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John (FONJie) ‘Friends for Christmas’.

December 6, 2016
Guns n Roses. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Guns N Roses Adds 35 More Not In A Lifetime Tour Dates

The Guns N' Roses reunion tour looks like it will roll on well into 2017 with the announcement of 35 new dates in Europe and North America.

December 6, 2016
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is Britain’s Most Played Christmas Song

Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas has emerged victorious as the most-played Christmas song of 2015, according to data released today by music licensing company PPL.

December 6, 2016
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Britney Spears Spends 35th Birthday Performing For iHeartRadio

Britney Spears was surprised with a cake and serenaded by fans as she celebrated her 35th birthday during a gig on Friday night.

December 6, 2016
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sir Elton John Dismisses Retirement Rumours

Elton John has laughed off reports suggesting he is planning to retire from music after another round of shows.

December 5, 2016
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BBC Shortlists British Artist of The Year List

BBC Music has announced the five artists shortlisted for BBC Music British Artist of the Year ahead of next week’s BBC Music Awards ceremony in London.

December 5, 2016
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Dennis Locorriere To Tour Dr Hook In Australia Again In 2017

Dennis Locorriere will return to Australia in May 2017 for more Dr Hook shows.

December 5, 2016
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Amy Schumer Cancels Australian Tour

Amy Schumer has cancelled her Australian tour due to illness.

December 5, 2016
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Blue & Lonesome Set For Rolling Stones Highest Debut In Decades

When the Rolling Stones announced their first new studio album in a decade, Blue & Lonesome, was going to be a pure blues set, it got purists excited but made the casual fan question why they didn't do another pure rock album.

December 5, 2016
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Live Nation Buys Secrets Sounds

Live Nation has taken over the Secret Sounds Group with a 51% purchase of the Australian company behind Splendour In The Grass and the Falls Festival.

December 5, 2016
The Weeknd
ARIA Albums: The Weeknd Tops Australian Chart

The third album for Canadian RnB artist The Weeknd becomes his second consecutive No.1 album here, as "Starboy" lands first week on the ARIA Albums chart in the pole position.

December 5, 2016
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ARIA Singles: Clean Bandit Tops ARIA Chart

The current UK No.1 single for the (now) past four weeks becomes the first chart topping for the UK duo Clean Bandit, along with guest vocalists Anne-Marie and Sean Paul, all on the Ace of Base sounding track "Rockabye".

December 5, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn To Play Skyfields

Neil Finn will perform a solo show at Skyfields in Tasmania in March.

December 4, 2016
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Kristen Stewart Stars In Rolling Stones Ride ‘Em On Down Video

The Rolling Stones have created a video for ‘Ride ‘Em On Down’ from the ‘Blue and Lonesome’ album and it starts Twilight star Kristen Stewart.

December 4, 2016
Concert for Hanna, benefit for Ross Hannaford at Memo St Kilda on 19 July 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Wayne Duncan of Daddy Cool At 72

Legendary Daddy Cool bass player Wayne Duncan has died.

December 4, 2016
Scott Weiland - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Stone Temple Pilots Mark First Anniversary Of Scott Weiland Death

It was one year ago today that Scott Weiland, leader of the Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver and The Wildabouts, died on his tour bus prior to a show from what was determined to be a mix of cocaine, ethanol and MDA along with a number of underlying conditions.

December 4, 2016
Little Mix
Little Mix Australian Dates For July 2017

Little Mix will return to Australia for shows in July 2017.

December 4, 2016
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton To Hold Telethon For Fire Victims

Earlier this week, Dolly Parton announced that she would be starting a new organization called My People Fund which will donate $1,000 per month to each family in Sevier County, TN who lost their home in the recent wildfire until they are "back on their feet".

December 4, 2016
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David Bowie Band To Perform With Fanning Blasko & Dempsey In Sydney

Long time members of David Bowie’s live and recording band will gather in Sydney in January with Australia’s Bernard Fanning, Sarah Blasko and Paul Dempsey to perform the music of David Bowie, David Bowie style.

December 4, 2016
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Morrissey Cancels Remainder of 2016 Dates

Notice that we specifically said "2016 U.S. Tour" in the headline, because we didn't want our readers to think that they were reading an article from 2013, 2014 or 2015, all years when Morrissey cancelled shows in the U.S.

December 4, 2016
Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deep Purple Plan An Active 2017

Deep Purple have a very busy 2017 planned, but could it be their last hurrah?

December 3, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Albums: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Debuts At No 1

The Weeknd has had a good weeknd in Australia with his album ‘Starboy’ debuting at no 1.

December 3, 2016
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Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Is Being Hit On By Shazam Users

Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ has slipped in front of Rae Sremmurd’s ‘Black Beatles’ on the Shazam chart this week.

December 3, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Charts: The Weeknd Has Most Streamed Song Again This Week

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ stayed the most streamed song in Australia this week.

December 3, 2016
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Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Has No 1 Download Song This Week

The download chart was all about the new Clean Bandit song ‘Rockabye’ again this week.

December 3, 2016
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Elton John Urges Early AIDS Testing

Elton John wants world governments to fund early AIDS testing in a bid to conquer the disease.

December 3, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http:://www.noise11.com
Prince Estate Spent $3m in 3 Months On Lawyers

Prince's estate executors have racked up $AUD3 million in legal bills in a three-month period.

December 3, 2016
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Cream To Release 4 Disc Version Of Fresh Cream

Cream pretty much created the term "Supergroup" when Eric Clapton (Yardbirds, John Mayall), Ginger Baker (Graham Bond Organisation) and Jack Bruce (Blues Incorporated, Manfred Mann) came together in 1966.

December 3, 2016
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Micky Dolenz of The Monkees Guests On Noise11 iHeartRadio

Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is this week's special guest at Noise11 iHeartRadio.

December 2, 2016
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Channel 31 To Shut Down After 31 Years

Australia’s community television station Channel 31 will have its last day on air on 31 December 2016.

December 2, 2016