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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
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Sarah McKenzie Is Moving To Boston

Australian jazz singer Sarah McKenzie has scored a full scholarship at the Berklee School Of Music and is moving to Boston.

August 11, 2012
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The Vaccines Cover Abba And Nick Lowe

The Vaccines have recorded a haunting acoustic version of the Abba classic ‘The Winner Takes It All’ and made it available as a free download.

August 11, 2012
Timomatic Announces Promo Tour For His Self-Titled Debut

R&B-dance sensation Timomatic delivers his self-titled debut album via promo shows around the nation.

August 10, 2012
New Aaliyah Album Will Feature Drake, Missy Elliott, Timbaland

Rapper Drake and Aaliyah’s cousin have spoken about the posthumous album they are producing for the late R&B star.

August 10, 2012
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Muse Release That ‘Dubstep’ Song ‘Unsustainable’

British stadium rock giants Muse have dished out copies of the song that made fans fear they’d gone dubstep.

August 10, 2012
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50 In The City Are The Red Bull Bedroom Jam Round 7 Winners

Adelaide band 50 In The City are the round 7 Red Bull Bedroom Jam winners.

August 10, 2012
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City Riots Down Tools On Debut Album

City Riots have completed work on their debut album and have released a single and live dates.

August 10, 2012
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Deadmau5 Announces New Album, Single, Takes A Break

EDM superstar Deadmau5 announces a new album, offers a single with My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way, then says he’s taking a break from music.

August 10, 2012
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Beastie Boy MCA’s Will Protects His Legacy

The will of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, prevents commercial interests capitalising on his creative output.

August 10, 2012
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JEFF The Brotherhood Prep Hypnotic Nights

Nashville scuzz-rock duo JEFF The Brotherhood prepare their Dan Auerbach-produced new album.

August 10, 2012
Alexisonfire Announce Farewell Shows… In Australia

Post-hardcore heroes Alexisonfire will do a farewell tour, with two of the nine shows in Oz.

August 10, 2012
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Rihanna And Chris Brown To Announce Reconciliation

Rihanna and Chris Brown are reportedly just weeks away from confirming their romance.

August 10, 2012
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Usher Stuns Crowd At Karaoke Bar

Usher channelled Michael Jackson during a karaoke session this week.

August 10, 2012
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Celtic Thunder Lead This Week’s New Releases

It’s a good week for the oldies and country, with releases from the Celtic Thunder, Adam Brand, Catherine Britt and more.

August 10, 2012
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Beach Boys To Release Two New Greatest Hits And A Dozen Remasters

Capitol Records and the Beach Boys begin their major reissue campaign for the band's 50th anniversary with two new hits compilations and remastered versions of twelve classic albums.

August 10, 2012
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Justin Bieber Hopes To Do More Acting

Justin Bieber says that he wants to develop his acting skills.

August 10, 2012
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The Surviving Monkees To Tour US

Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork are about to go on the road as the Monkees for the first time in 15 years.

August 10, 2012
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The Drones Bring My Bloody Valentine, Einsturzende Neubauten and More to ATP Australia

Dubbed by many festival goers as "the greatest festival in Australian music history", ATP caused quite a stir when it was here last in 2009. Now Australian fans will get a chance to attend the unique festival once again with The Drones bringing together all of the artists for the 2013 edition.

August 10, 2012
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Madonna Criticized By Russian Government For Showing Support For Pussy Riot

Russia's ruling party has criticized pop superstar Madonna for her words of support for the Russian punk band Pussy Riot - currently detained under charges of "hooliganism" and "inciting religious hatred".

August 10, 2012
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Dizzee Rascal Releases A Clip For His Olympics Theme ‘Scream’

Dizzee Rascal and singer Pepper deliver a live clip to his official London Games theme ‘Scream’ (with a Jay-Z cameo!).

August 9, 2012
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Major Lazer Remix No Doubt’s ‘Settle Down’

Diplo’s Major Lazer has delivered a banging remix of the first song from No Doubt’s new album.

August 9, 2012
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Cosmic Psychos Documentary Hits Funding Target

The forthcoming documentary about world-beating pub-rockers Cosmic Psychos has hit its crowdfunding target.

August 9, 2012
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Cat Power Offers New Track As A Free Download

In the lead up to her new album, Cat Power offers a free download of new song ‘Cherokee’.

August 9, 2012