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360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
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
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
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
Neil Diamond, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Neil Diamond Is Now Starring At 1750 Vine

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

August 12, 2012
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
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
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
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
George Harrison's LA house
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
Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys. image by Ros O'Gorman
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
JEFF The Brotherhood
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
Celtic Thunder
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