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Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Divide Spends 5th Week At No 1

Five weeks and counting for Ed Sheeran and his "÷ (Divide)" album in the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart.

April 10, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Continues To Dominate ARIA Singles

Ed Sheeran creates another new chart record this week with his No.1 song "Shape of You", as it now holds for a record-breaking thirteenth week at No.1, now the longest stint at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for this century, and the equal-longest during the ARIA Chart history (1983 to 2017).

April 10, 2017
Peter Garrett and the Alter Egos perform at the Zoo Twilights Series Melbourne Zoo on Saturday 28 January 2017.
Midnight Oil Played A Surprise Gig At The Marrickville Bowlo

Those in the know were treated to a rarity on Sunday afternoon when Midnight Oil played their first show since 2009 at the Marrickville Bowling Club in Sydney.

April 10, 2017
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay Z Pulls Music From Spotify

Jay Z has pulled his entire music catalogue from Spotify.

April 10, 2017
Pipsy Debuts Why Can’t I Get What I Want For Once

Pipsy is a project by Melbourne-based artist and producer Paul Pouwels.

April 10, 2017
Britney Spears - image By Ros O'Gorman
Britney Spears To End Vegas Residency In December

Britney Spears will reportedly end her Las Vegas residency in December (17).

April 10, 2017
Michelle Branch
Michelle Branch Is Ready For A Comeback

Michelle Branch is finally making her music comeback after a long break from the business.

April 10, 2017
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Launches Jewellery Collection

Rapper Kanye West has released a collection of gold jewellery his wife Kim Kardashian has been wearing on red carpets for months.

April 10, 2017
Jack Jones and Dami Im Hold Me In Your Arms
Jack Jones Re-Records Southern Sons Classic With Dami Im

Former Southern Sons frontman Jack Jones has done something he hasn’t done for a long, long time … sung a Southern Sons song.

April 9, 2017
Ian Molly Meldrum and Iggy Pop at Countdown
Old Countdown Studio To Be Turned Into A Woolies

The ABC’s iconic Elsternwick studio, home to Countdown, Recovery and more recently The Weekly and Mad As Hell has been sold to Woolworths.

April 9, 2017
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Splits With Husband Three Months After Birth of Baby

Janet Jackson and her husband have reportedly split three months after becoming parents.

April 9, 2017
Pearl Jam photo by Ros O'Gorman
Setlists From Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony on Friday night at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, NY with an evening with a few surprises, just as many disappointments and a VERY long running time of four hours and fifty minutes.

April 9, 2017
Rickie Lee Jones and Daryl Braithwaite. Photo Ros OGorman
Daryl Braithwaite Sings The Horses With Rickie Lee Jones For First Time Ever

History was created at Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday night when Australian legend Daryl Braithwaite sang his iconic hit ‘The Horses’ with the lady who wrote the song, Rickie Lee Jones.

April 8, 2017
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Queens of the Stone Age Add Australian Dates Around Splendour

Queens of the Stone Age will play additional Australian and New Zealand shows when they head out for Splendour In The Grass.

April 7, 2017
Lisa Hannigan
Lisa Hannigan Sets Australian Dates Around Vivid Live

Irish singer Lisa Hannigan will play a series of national dates when she heads to Australia for Vivid Live in May.

April 7, 2017
Husky To Release Third Album Punchbuzz

Melbourne is once again proving to be Australia’s creative hub with Husky achieving musical excellence on their third album ‘Punchbuzz’.

April 7, 2017
Krons Quartet Folk Songs
Natalie Merchant Guests On Kronos Quartet Album

Natalie Merchant is one of the guest vocalists to appear on the upcoming Kronos Quartet album ‘Folk Songs’.

April 7, 2017
Middle Kids
Check Out The New Video For Middle Kids ‘Old River’

Middle Kids have returned home to Australia after a visit to SXSW ready to premiere their new video ‘Old River’.

April 7, 2017
Pond Debut Video For Title Track Of The Weather

Pond have a new video for the title track of their next album The Weather.

April 7, 2017
Mike and the Mechanics Let Me Fly
New Music Releases for 7 April 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Mike & The Mechanics, The Chainsmokers, Falling in Reverse, Sean Rowe, Tina Arena, Cold War Kids, Kendrick Lamar, Michelle Branch and Father John Misty.

April 7, 2017
Don Rickles
R.I.P. Don Rickles 1926-2017

Don Rickles, also known as Mr. Warmth and The Merchant of Venom for his biting comedy, died on Thursday (April 6) morning at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure. He was 90.

April 7, 2017
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Sir Elton John Named First Record Store Day Legend

Elton John has been named Record Store Day's first Legend.

April 7, 2017
Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg’s Son Arrested On Felony Charge

Nate Dogg's son Naijiel Hale is facing life in prison after he was arrested on felony drug charges following a police sting.

April 7, 2017
Iggy Azalea home
Iggy Azalea Puts Home On Sale For $US3.5m

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and her ex-fiance Nick Young have put the home they once shared on the market.

April 7, 2017
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Honored At Grammys On The Hill Event In Washington

Keith Urban was honored for his dedication to furthering music education at the Grammys on the Hill Awards on Wednesday (April 5).

April 7, 2017
Paul O'Neill
R.I.P. Paul O’Neill of Trans Siberian Orchestra 1956-2017

Paul O'Neill, the record producer who founded the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, died on Wednesday from a "chronic illness". He was 61.

April 7, 2017
Barry Manilow, music news,
Barry Manilow Tears Up Covering Empire State Of Mind

Veteran crooner Barry Manilow was moved to tears by the lyrics of Jay Z and Alicia Keys' Empire State of Mind as he covered the smash hit for his new album.

April 7, 2017
America at the Palais on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Could America Become Australia After Gerry Beckley Marriage?

America co-founder Gerry Beckley has been spending most of his spare time in Sydney after marrying his Australian girlfriend in December.

April 6, 2017
Mike and the Mechanics Let Me Fly
Mike Rutherford Has Regenerated Mike & The Mechanics and Andrew Roachford Is The Voice

Mike & The Mechanics have returned after a long break with a new album and with Andrew Roachford the voice of the new band.

April 6, 2017
Sydney Drum & Percussion Show
Sydney Drum & Percussion Show Set For May 27 and 28

Sydney will host the inaugural Sydney Drum & Percussion Show in May.

April 6, 2017