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Usher Performs At NYC Fundraiser

Usher made an emotional speech at a recent fundraising event following the tragic loss of his young stepson.

August 14, 2012
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Gary Barlow Puts On Brave Face For Olympics Closing Ceremony

Gary Barlow has been hailed as 'brave' by fans and fellow stars for performing at the Olympic closing ceremony last night.

August 14, 2012
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Taylor Swift Buys House Over The Road From New Boyfriend

Taylor Swift has bought a house "right across the street" from her boyfriend and his family.

August 14, 2012
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Mel B Sleeps In Her Spice Girls Outfit

Mel B has woken up in her stage costume from last night's Olympic closing ceremony performance.

August 14, 2012
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Donald Fagen To Release Fourth Solo Album

Donald Fagen of Steely Dan has announced that his fourth album, Sunken Condos, will be out on October 16.

August 14, 2012
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Mark Wilkinson Announces National Tour And Single Release

Singer/songwriter and busker Mark Wilkinson has just announced a national tour in support of his new single, 'Benny’s On The Rooftop' and a brand new acoustic album, Hand Picked.

August 14, 2012
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Thurston Moore Of Sonic Youth Announces Australian Sideshows

Frontman for legendary art-rock band Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore, has booked more Australian shows.

August 14, 2012
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R.I.P. Brent Grulke Of SXSW

There is sad news for the music industry to report this morning. Brent Grulke, the creative director of SXSW, has died at the age of 52.

August 14, 2012
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Geoffrey Rush Was Once In A Rock Band

Geoffrey Rush could have ended up a rock star had he continued the way he started out.

August 13, 2012
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Temper Trap, Missy Higgins Lead Hobart’s Soundscape Festival

The Temper Trap, Missy Higgins, Bluejuice, Big Scary and more sign on for the Soundscape Festival.

August 13, 2012
Regurgitator Add Second Sydney Show And More Supports

Hip-hop punk electro heroes Regurgitator deliver another Sydney show on their Unit/Tu-Plang Retrotech tour.

August 13, 2012
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Illy Talks About His Back-To-Basics New Album

Melbourne hip-hop upstart Illy tells Noise11 about his back-to-basics, non-pop new album Bring It Back.

August 13, 2012
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Tony Bennett Reveals Snippet Of Maria Gadú Duet

Living legend Tony Bennett has posted a clip from his Viva Latin duet with Brazilian songstress Maria Gadú.

August 13, 2012
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Rihanna Flies Fans Out For Dinner

Rihanna has flown five fans to Barbados and cooked them dinner.

August 13, 2012
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Insane Clown Posse To Sue The FBI

Renegade US cult rap duo Insane Clown Posse have announced that they will sue the FBI.

August 13, 2012
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Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland Everybody Dance Now Stiffs For Ten

‘Everybody Dance Now’, Network Ten’s new reality dance show featuring Jason Derulo and Kelly Rowland, bombed in its first night rating.

August 13, 2012
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Seventh Annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards Announced

The first details for the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have been announced.

August 13, 2012
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Lady Gaga Builds House In Crete With Nursery For Elton’s Son

Lady Gaga will have a special wing in her new house for her famous godson.

August 13, 2012
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Beastie Boys Sue Energy Drink Over Unauthorised Use In Ad

Hot on the heels of the news that the late-Adam Yauch stipulated in his will that none of his music was to be used for advertising purposes, the remaining Beastie Boys have sued Monster Energy Drink for unauthorized use of their recordings.

August 13, 2012
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Olympics Closing Ceremony Soundtrack Already Released

Just hours after the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Universal Music has released the soundtrack album.

August 13, 2012
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Gotye Reassembles Scores Of YouTube Covers

Chart-topping sensation Gotye adds to the litany of ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ covers with a massive mash-up.

August 13, 2012
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Olympics Closing Ceremony The Complete Playlist

The 2012 London Olympics have concluded with a 3 hour performance saluting the history of British Music.

August 13, 2012
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Olympics Closing To Feature Kate Bush, George Michael, Spice Girls And Ed Sheeran

Kate Bush has only ever toured once and that was in 1979 but today she will hit the stage for the closing of the London Olympics. So will George Michael, Spice Girls and Ed Sheeran.

August 12, 2012
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NIMAS, The Complete Winners List With The Medics, Gurrumul, Jimmy Little

The Medics, Gurrumul and Jimmy Little were all honoured last night (August 11) at the National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAS) in Darwin.

August 12, 2012
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Neil Diamond Is Now Starring At 1750 Vine

Neil Diamond finally has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

August 12, 2012
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Jason Derulo Likens Everybody Dance Now To A Sports Show

Jason Derulo says the new Australian TV show ‘Everybody Dance Now’ is more like a sports show than a reality contest.

August 12, 2012
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Ed Sheeran Has The Number One Album In Australia

Ed Sheeran’s “+” (plus and/or positive) jumps up two places to land at No.1 after forty-six weeks within the Top 100, becoming the equal-fifth longest climb to No.1 in ARIA Chart history (1983 to 2012). The album originally debuted at No.1 in the UK last September, but did take 39 weeks to climb to the top in Ireland, where it went back to No.1 this week.

August 12, 2012
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Justice Crew Boom Boom Stays No. 1 On ARIA Chart

“Boom Boom” for local dance troupe Justice Crew holds at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week, in fact the entire top three from last week stay put this week, Maroon 5’s “One More Night” equaling the two-weeks-at-No.2 “Payphone” (TW-19) achieved back in June, whilst former No.1 “Some Nights” for fun. holds at No.3 after its two weeks at the top.

August 12, 2012
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Carly Rae Jepsen Overtakes Gotye For Longest Run At No 1

‘Call Me Baby’ by Carly Rae Jepsen has just overtaken Gotye ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ as the longest running number one song of 2012 on the Billboard chart.

August 11, 2012
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Beatles Houses For Sale

Former homes of John Lennon and George Harrison are up for sale.

August 11, 2012