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Barack Obama
Here’s Barack Obama’s Favourite Songs of 2019

Barack Obama’s favourite songs of 2019 include hip-hop, country and Springsteen.

January 2, 2020
Lewis Capaldi
Over 100 Billion Songs Streamed In 2019

More than 100bn tracks were played on audio streaming services for the first time in a single year in 2019, but fans still also love the enduring appeal of analogue and physical formats.

January 2, 2020
Lizzo Honoured She Made Obama 2019 Music List

Lizzo was left in tears after former U.S. President Barack Obama included her tune Juice in a list of his favourite songs of 2019.

January 2, 2020
Yungblud’s New Music Inspired By David Bowie

Yungblud has revealed that he has penned a track called 'Mars' inspired by meeting a transgender fan, whilst the record also "pays homage" to David Bowie’s 1971 hit 'Life on Mars'.

January 2, 2020
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Set To Extend Vegas Residency

Lady Gaga says he Vegas residency has been extended until the end of 2020.

January 2, 2020
Neil Innes
Monty Python Music Man Neil Innes Dies At Age 75

Neil Innes, the man behind the music of Monty Python and before that a member of Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, has died suddenly from a heart attack at age 75.

December 31, 2019
Hunters and Collectors in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
A Look Back At Hunters & Collectors Last Setlist Ahead Of First Red Hot Summer Show

Hunters & Collectors will perform their first Red Hot Summer show in Bendigo on Saturday. It will be the first Hunters & Collectors shows since the one-off Adelaide Clipsal 500 After Race show in March, 2017 and their first run of shows since they reformed for Bruce Springsteen in 2014.

December 30, 2019
Cold Chisel photo by Daniel Boud
Cold Chisel Disguised As Barking Spiders Debut Four Blood Moon Songs Live

Cold Chisel’s warm-up gig in Sydney 28 December featured the live premiere of four new tracks from the no 1 album ‘Blood Moon’.

December 30, 2019
Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother, 2013, Music Bowl, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Wolfmother’s Andrew Stockdale Reflects On A Year Without Alcohol

Andrew Stockdale of Wolfmother has shared his thoughts after clocking up 12 months without alcohol.

December 30, 2019
The Falls Festival, Noise11, Photo
BREAKING NEWS: Falls Festival Lorne Cancelled

The Falls Festival at Lorne has been cancelled because of uncertain weather conditions. The following announcement is from Fall Festival management.

December 29, 2019
Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats
‘Cats’ Dumped From Oscar Nomination Consideration

‘Cats’, the world’s worst movie based on the world’s worst musical, has been scratched from any Academy Award consideration.

December 28, 2019
Scott Carne of Kids In The Kitchen photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kids In The Kitchen Original Member Greg Dorman Is Back In The Band

Greg Dorman, the original guitarist for Kids In The Kitchen, is back in the band.

December 28, 2019
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Hall & Oates Return To The Australian Top 40 For The First Time Since 1984

Hall & Oates are officially an Australian Top 40 act again, scoring their first Top 40 hit since ‘Out of Touch’ in 1984.

December 28, 2019
Michael Buble Christmas
Australian Charts: Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ is the no 1 album

Michael Buble caps off a massive decade for his album "Christmas" by claiming the last No.1 berth for the year and the decade, as his set rises two places and returns for fifteenth overall week and sixth run at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

December 28, 2019
Merry Christmas Mariah Carey
Australian Charts: Mariah Carey ‘All I Want For Christmas’ Is The No 1

This week last year Mariah Carey jumped from #10 to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her seasonal classic "All I Want for Christmas is You", which repeats itself this week and jumps from No.10 to No.1 to land a second week at the top in Australia.

December 28, 2019
Drummer Roger Taylor of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Awarded The OBE

Queen’s Roger Taylor has received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s annual New Years Honours list.

December 28, 2019
Don Imus
US Radio Legend Don Imus Dies At Age 79

Radio shock jock pioneer Don Imus has died in Texas at age 79.

December 28, 2019
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Made Dame In New Years Honours

Olivia Newton-John has been awarded the title Dame in the Queen’s New Years Honours list.

December 28, 2019
Martin Garrix
Martin Garrix Releases Statement Following Court Win Over Masters Ownership

Management for 23-year old DJ Martin Garrix has issued a statement following their court win after a four-year legal battle over ownership of Martin’s early recordings.

December 28, 2019
Jerry Herman
Hello Dolly Composer Jerry Herman Dies Age 88

American composer Jerry Herman, who wrote the score for the musicals ‘Hello Dolly’, ‘La Cage aux Folles’ and ‘Mame’, has died in Florida at the age of 88.

December 28, 2019
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit
Nirvana ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Reaches 1 Billion YouTube Views

Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has passed the benchmark one billion views on YouTube.

December 28, 2019
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael’s Sister Dies At Age 55 On Third Anniversary of his Death

George Michael’s sister Melanie Panayiotou has died on the third anniversary of her brother’s death. She was 55.

December 28, 2019
Madonna Madame X
Madonna Cancels Last Show Of Madame X Tour

Madonna was forced to cancel the final show of her North America tour for her Madame X show on Sunday night because she was in too much pain to perform.

December 28, 2019
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Lana Del Rey Pleads For The Return Of Stolen Mementos

Lana Del Rey has appealed for the safe return of artwork and "family mementos".

December 28, 2019
Harper Bloom
Harper Bloom To Play Memo Music Hall

25-year old Perth born, Melbourne based singer-songwriter Harper Bloom will take over Memo Music Hall in St Kilda on Friday 27 December.

December 26, 2019
Allee Willis
Songwriter Allee Willis Dies Aged 72

Allee Willis, co-writer of some of the greatest hits of the 70s and 80s, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. She was 72.

December 26, 2019
Kylie Minogue and Adam Hills Tourism Australia ad
Check Out Kylie Minogue’s New Australian Tourism Ad

Kylie Minogue has made a 3-minute ad for Tourism Australia aims after post-Brexit election Britain.

December 26, 2019
Kevin Spacey 2019 Kill Them With Kindness video
Kevin Spacey Releases Another Bizarre Christmas Video Urging You To ‘Kill Them With Kindness’

Kevin Spacey has premiered another bizarre Christmas video in Frank Underwood mode urging you to ‘kill them with kindness’ when people do the wrong thing by you.

December 25, 2019
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
Justin Bieber To Resurrect In 2020

Justin Bieber has new music from 2020 and a tour to go with it.

December 25, 2019
Steve Nieve, Deni Blues 2014, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nieve To Perform The Songs Of Elvis Costello In The USA

Steve Nieve has three ‘Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello’ shows planned for California in January.

December 25, 2019