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Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Officially Opens Perth Arena SETLIST

Sir Elton John officially opened Perth Arena last night (November 10) and kicked off the start of his Australian tour.

November 11, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift Red Blocks Pink And Stays ARIA Number One

Taylor Swift holds for a third week at No.1 with her “Red” album, and turning around and climbing back up to No.2 is P!nk and “The Truth About Love”, whilst last weeks No.2 debut of “Child of the Universe” for Delta Goodrem is down one place to No.3, giving us an all female Top 3 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

November 11, 2012
Swedish House Mafia
Swedish House Mafia Replace PSY On ARIA Chart

The fifth Swedish act to hit No.1 in Australia occurs this week, as the DJ trio Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin climbs to No.1 with the single “Don’t You Worry Child”. We join England, the US Dance Chart and their home country Sweden; where it has been No.1 for the past five weeks, as the fourth country to place it at the top of the charts.

November 11, 2012
Paul Simon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Paul Simon And Rufus Wainwright Added To Bluesfest

Paul Simon and Rufus Wainwright are the two latest acts added to Bluesfest 2013 giving the Byron Bay music festival easily the greatest line-up ever seen on one festival in Australia.

November 10, 2012
Beatles Bus
The Beatles Take The Bus To LA And NYC

A customized Beatles double-decker bus will cruise the streets of Los Angeles and New York this Tuesday (November 13), complete with a pop-up shop.

November 10, 2012
Thom Yorke of Radiohead image
Radiohead Play First Aussie Show In Brisbane

Radiohead performed in Brisbane last night. It was the first show on their Australian tour.

November 10, 2012
Prof. Brian Cox
Monty Python’s Eric Idle Rewrites Galaxy Song With Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox O.B.E. has assisted Eric Idle in rewriting the Monty Python ‘Galaxy Song’.

November 10, 2012
Nervo Covergirls photo: BusinessWire
Aussie DJ Duo Nervo Puts Covergirl In A Spin

Covergirl announced on Wednesday the signing of DJ duo and sisters Nervo in a bold move intended to fulfil their new "Beauty with an edge" mantra, one that has already attracted Pink and Janelle Monáe to the cosmetics giant.

November 9, 2012
Kiss and Motley Crue
Kiss and Motley Crue To Play Adelaide Clipsal 500

Kiss and Motley Crue will tour Australia in March and the first date announced is for Adelaide’s Clipsal 500.

November 9, 2012
My Bloody Valentine
My Bloody Valentine To Release First Album In Two Decades

It has been 21 years since My Bloody Valentine has released an album of new music.

November 9, 2012
Ted Nugent, music news
Ted Nugent Shows Off His Maturity On Twitter

Ted Nugent has never been shy about his far right political leanings, issuing many statements condemning the current administration.

November 9, 2012
Rolf Harris images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Rolf Harris Receives AO In London

Rolf Harris who was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in Her Majesty's Birthday Honours list this year attends the Australian High Commission this afternoon for his investiture.

November 9, 2012
Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus Insists On A Perfect Wedding

Miley Cyrus has revealed her wedding day has to be "perfect".

November 9, 2012
Clare Bowditch: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Clare Bowditch And Millie Millgate To Speak At Face The Music

Australian singer songwriter Clare Bowditch has been announced as a speaker at the Face The Music conference in Melbourne next week.

November 9, 2012
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
Jennifer Hudson, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jennifer Hudson Is Happy As She Is

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

November 9, 2012
Will Young, music news,
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