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Music Creators Rewarded As Australian Recording Market Grows

Music copyright organisation APRA|AMCOS this week announced that it has distributed 14% more in royalties to its members in the 2011/12 financial year, confirming a strengthening digital download market and revealing a growing interest in Australian songwriters internationally.

November 9, 2012
30 Seconds To Mars - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jared Leto Reveals New 30 Seconds To Mars Album Is A ‘Complete Transformation’

Jared Leto says his band's new album is a 'complete transformation' for them.

November 9, 2012
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Flies To London To Be With Kim

Kanye West has flown 4,000 miles to be with Kim Kardashian.

November 9, 2012
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Florence Welch Wears Wacky Attire Over Festive Period

Florence Welch plans to dress up as a "Victorian Santa" this Christmas.

November 9, 2012
Maceo Parker
Maceo Parker to kick off Perth Festival

The program for the Perth International Arts Festival has been unveiled, with Cat Power, Archie Roach and Tim Rogers on the list, along with funk legend Maceo Parker, who will be returning to Australia to play on the eve of the Festival.

November 9, 2012
Spotify Plans To Break Sweden’s Cazzette

Spotify is about to test its ability to break an unknown act with the exclusive release of Sweden’s Cazzette.

November 9, 2012
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Jennifer Hudson Is Happy As She Is

Jennifer Hudson has assured her fans she has stopped losing weight.

November 9, 2012
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Will Young Signs With Island

Will Young's announced a new recording contract with Island Records.

November 9, 2012
Psy Gets Guinness World Records Certificate

Psy 'loves' his certificate from Guinness World Records.

November 9, 2012
Bryan Adams at The Palais
Bryan Adams Has A New Baby On The Way

Bryan Adams and his girlfriend Alicia Grimaldi are expecting their second child together.

November 9, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna : A Lot Of People Are Afraid Of Being Happy

Rihanna is committed to being happy no matter what people think of her choices.

November 9, 2012
Jermaine Jackson
Jermaine Jackson To Change His Name

Jermaine Jackson has filed legal documents to formally alter his last name.

November 9, 2012
Carole King. image by Ros O'Gorman
Carole King To Tour Australia In February

Carole King will tour Australia for the third time in a decade in February.

November 9, 2012
Joe Cocker, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Joe Cocker Covers Ross Wilson

The legendary Joe Cocker has covered the legendary Ross Wilson for his next album ‘Fire It Up.

November 9, 2012
Emma Louise, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Announce Seth Sentry, Emma-Louise, The Chevelles and Vaudeville Smash

SXSW has confirmed the first acts for 2013 with Australia’s Seth Sentry, Emma-Louise, The Chevelles, San Cisco and Vaudeville Smash heading to Austin for festival showcases.

November 9, 2012
Rolling Stones GRRR
LISTEN: The Rolling Stones One More Shot

The Rolling Stones have released ‘One More Shot’, the second of their two new songs from the ‘GRRR’ album.

November 8, 2012
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Blue, Red, But No Grey – Musicians Respond To Obama’s Win

With social media making it so easy for celebrities to share their immediate thoughts with their fans (and the world at large), many used their Facebook and Twitter accounts to share their thoughts concerning the U.S. election yesterday.

November 8, 2012
Cat Power
Cat Power, Dinosaur Jr and Jon Spencer Announce Australian Shows

With so many festivals about to take off, the sideshows are piling up and the latest to be announced are Golden Plains headliners, Cat Power, Dinosaur Jr. and The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

November 8, 2012
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The Angels And The Angels Announce 2013 Dates

2013 is going to be an interesting time for The Angels in Australia. There will be two bands called The Angels on tour at the same time.

November 8, 2012
Motorhead wine
Motorhead Launches Shiraz In Australia

Motorhead are now in the wine business.

November 8, 2012
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Counter Productive: The Stones Vs The Beatles – Midnight Rambling By Frog

I’m going to state an opinion that might shock you. I’ve honestly been thinking about it for a while now, and I figure that with the release of their new compilation, now’s a great time for us to talk about it.

November 8, 2012
Norton Records
Volunteers Flock To Brooklyn’s Norton Records To Help Salvage Stock Damaged By Sandy

Along with the devastation to thousands of homes in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut from last week's hurricane Sandy, many, many businesses were either severely damaged or destroyed due, in much part, to the flooding.

November 8, 2012
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Robert Plant, Iggy & The Stooges, Ben Harper To Play West Coast Blues N Roots

Robert Plant has been announced as the headline act for the West Coast Blues ‘N’ Roots festival in Perth next March.

November 8, 2012
Stephen Stills, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Stephen Stills Breaks Silence On Failed Buffalo Springfield Reunion

Stephen Stills has finally talked about the Buffalo Springfield reunion tour that never happened.

November 8, 2012
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Donates $1 Million To Hurricane Sandy Relief

Lady Gaga has pledged $1 million to hurricane relief efforts in New York City.

November 8, 2012
Paul Kelly & Neil Finn
Paul Kelly And Neil Finn’s Worlds Collide For Australian Tour

Iconic local artists, Paul Kelly and Neil Finn announced today that they will be doing a tour together across the country in February and March next year, including three dates at the Sydney Opera House.

November 8, 2012
The Wanted: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wanted Challenge One Direction To A Boxing Match

The Wanted have joked they want to take on One Direction in a 'boxing match'.

November 8, 2012
Eva Longoria
Celebs Celebrate Obama Win

Eva Longoria is among the stars to tweet her delight that Barack Obama has been re-elected as President of the United States.

November 8, 2012
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Radiohead Setlist From New Zealand

Radiohead kicked off the first show on their Australian and New Zealand tour in Auckland on Tuesday.

November 8, 2012
Henry McCullough
Wings Guitarist Henry McCullough Critical Following Heart Attack

Henry McCullough, the guitarist for Paul McCartney & Wings in the 70s, is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Monday.

November 8, 2012