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Elvis The Auction – Now You Can Own a Piece of Presley

After the record-breaking auction during the 40th anniversary Elvis Week this past August, there will be another opportunity to own a piece of music history as highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the upcoming “Auction at Graceland” were announced today along with registration information and catalog ordering details.

December 21, 2017
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Diddy Tops Forbes Rich List For 2017

He may not be charting very often, but Diddy (or Puff Daddy or P. Diddy or, just simply, Sean Combs), is the top earning musician of 2017 according to Forbes.

December 21, 2017
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Wade Robson Case Against Michael Jackson Thrown Out Of Court

A judge has dismissed choreographer Wade Robson's sexual abuse lawsuit against the late Michael Jackson.

December 21, 2017
Bachman Turner Overdrive Not Fragile
Randy Bachman Confirms Not Fragile Named To Differentiate From Yes

It seems that the band Yes influenced the title of Bachman-Turner Overdrive's album title Not Fragile.

December 20, 2017
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Kelly Rowland Shoots Down Destiny’s Child Reunion Rumours

Former Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland has dismissed chatter surrounding a possible Destiny's Child reunion at next spring's (2018) Coachella Music Festival in California.

December 20, 2017
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Ozzy Osbourne Joins Royal Machines For Sabbath Classics in LA

Ozzy Osbourne made a surprise appearance at Royal Machine’s gig at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood on Saturday (16 Dec 17) and dished up five of his classics.

December 20, 2017
Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens
Steve Van Zandt Joins The Smithereens For Pat DiNizio Tribute

It was just last Tuesday (December 12) when Smithereens lead Pat DiNizio died at the age of 62 but the band and Stephen Van Zandt have already organized a tribute concert.

December 20, 2017
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Nelly’s Rape Accuser Sues For Defamation

The woman who accused rapper Nelly of rape is taking him to civil court.

December 20, 2017
Muse play Rod Laver Arena 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Muse Put On One Of The Biggest Rock Shows Melbourne Has Seen In 2017

When Muse played their first ever show in Melbourne at the 400 capacity The Evelyn in 2000 they didn’t go anywhere near filling the room. 17 years on there wasn’t a spare seat to be found at the 14,000 capacity Rod Laver Arena.

December 19, 2017
R.I.P. Korean Pop Star Jonghyun 1990-2017

27-year old Korean pop star Kim Jonghyun has died in Seoul at the age of 27.

December 19, 2017
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Get All Christmasy For Saturday Night Live

Foo Fighters knocked out a new Christmas version of their classic ‘Everlong’ this week with some Christmas standards wrapped into the song.

December 19, 2017
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Bumps Australian Tour Into October 2018

Mariah Carey’s February Australian tour has been bumped to October 2018.

December 19, 2017
Gene Simmons of Kiss photo by Tim Cashmere
Is Anyone Surprised Gene Simmons Is The Latest Sexual Misconduct Name To Surface?

Kiss bass player Gene Simmons is the latest name added to the sexual misconduct list but should that even surprise you?

December 18, 2017
Vincent Nguini
R.I.P. Vincent Nguini Guitarist For Paul Simon At Age 65

Vincent Nguini, guitarist for Paul Simon since 1991, died on December 8 in Abadiânia, Brazil at the age of 65. He had been suffering from liver cancer.

December 18, 2017
Keely Smith
R.I.P. Keely Smith 1928-2017

Keely Smith, the iconic singer/performer known for her many solo recordings as well as her musical partnership with first husband Louis Prima, died in Palm Springs, CA on Saturday, December 16. She was 89 and under physicians’ care at the time of her passing from apparent heart failure.

December 18, 2017
Ding Dong
Melbourne’s Iconic Ding Dong Lounge To Close

The Ding Dong Lounge, for the past 15 years one of Melbourne’s most treasured music venues, will close in January 2018.

December 18, 2017
Eddie Holland
Motown Legend Eddie Holland Is $20 Million In Debt

Songs that he wrote have gone to the U.S. top ten 42 times but that wasn't enough to keep Eddie Holland out of deep debt.

December 18, 2017
CEO Claire Spencer and Molly Meldrum with the Gospo Choir at the Launch of the Australian Music Vault. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Music Vault Has Opened In Melbourne

Australian music now has a permanent home with the Australian Music Vault opening in Melbourne.

December 18, 2017
Eminem Revival
Eminem Says Revival Is His Last Album

Hip-hop star Eminem has hinted his new album Revival will be his last.

December 18, 2017
Paulini in The Bodyguard. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Paulini Given Suspended Sentence And Avoids Jail

The Bodyguard star and former Australian Idol finalists Paulini Curuenavuli has avoided time in prison for bribing a government official. Instead she has been sentenced to a six-moth suspension.

December 18, 2017
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
Is Coachella Planning A Destiny’s Child Reunion?

Beyonce's superfans have sparked rumors suggesting she will be staging a Destiny's Child reunion at her highly-anticipated comeback set at the 2018 Coachella festival.

December 18, 2017
Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Be Honored With Grammy Salute

Just two days after the 60th Annual Grammy Awards®, the Recording Academy™, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will celebrate the legendary career of five-time Grammy winner and 2000 MusiCares' Person of the Year honoree Elton John by presenting "Elton John: I'm Still Standing-A Grammy Salute."

December 17, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Is No 1 Again

Ed Sheeran returns to the No.1 spot in the ARIA Albums Chart with his third album "÷ (Divide)", the first return to the top for the album since September 11th and the 21st week overall for the set.

December 16, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran and Beyonce Have The Perfect No 1

Ed Sheeran and Beyonce stay at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week with their duet "Perfect", which also took the top spot in the US this past week.

December 16, 2017
Fat Boy Slim and The Kite String Tangle
Fatboy Slim Merges Into The Kite String Tangle With Images By Reg Mombassa

Fatboy Slim has created a new Australianised version of ‘Praise You’ with Brisbane’s Kite String Tangle and the images have been brushed up by Reg Mombassa.

December 16, 2017
Rory O'Donoghue
R.I.P. Rory O’Donoghue of Aunty Jack Fame 1949-2017

Rory O’Donoghue, the creative force alongside Grahame Bond for Australian hit 70s comedy The Aunty Jack Show, has died at age 68.

December 16, 2017
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Empire State Building To Use Gwen Stefani Song For Christmas Show

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. and iHeartMedia have announced that the annual Empire State Building holiday music-to-light show will feature global superstar Gwen Stefani and her holiday hit "You Make it Feel Like Christmas", the title song from her first ever holiday album.

December 16, 2017
Billy Gibbons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Billy Gibbons Has Some Unusual Aussie Dates In January

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons will perform in Australia in January but not quite where you would expect him.

December 15, 2017
Lupe Fiasco - Photo By Damien Loverso
Lupe Fiasco Australian Dates Cancelled

All Australian Lupe Fiasco dates for January have been cancelled.

December 15, 2017
Scott Dorsey and Cat Stevens image courtesy of Scott Dorsey
Cat Stevens Caught Up With Engelbert Humperdinck’s Son Scott Dorsey In Brisbane

Scott Dorsey, the son and former manager of Engelbert Humperdinck, caught up with Cat Stevens in Brisbane this week.

December 15, 2017