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CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cee Lo Green Explains Exploding Phone Viral Video

Cee Lo Green has assured his fans he's fine after fake footage showing a cellphone exploding in his face circulated on social media.

December 21, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
Sony’s Clever FONJie Marketing Campaign Redefines What The ARIA Chart Can Be

It wasn’t coincidence or luck that put the John Farnham & Olivia Newton-John Christmas album at the top ARIA chart this week. It was a carefully planned marketing strategy and the plan was game-changing.

December 20, 2016
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Dr Rachel Owen, Longtime Partner of Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke’s partner of 20 years, Dr Rachel Owen, has died from cancer at the age of 48.

December 20, 2016
Nile Rodgers, melbourne, noise11, music portrait, Ros O'Gorman photography
New Chic Album For 2017 Says Nile Rodgers

It looks like we will finally be able to hear the Chic album It's About Time sometime in 2017.

December 20, 2016
Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Had Most Played Song On Australian Radio In 2016

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ was the most played song on Australian radio in 2016.

December 20, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Has Lasttix Fucked The Live Touring Industry

One trend in music over the last 12 months has been live music fans waiting for the cheap concert tickets instead of buying when they go on sale. That never used to happen. So what changed? A company called Lasttix popped up.

December 20, 2016
Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Barry Gibb Cancels Bluesfest and Australian Tour

Barry Gibb has cancelled his Australian and New Zealand tour for 2017 including his Bluesfest headline performance.

December 20, 2016
Colin Hay photo by Ros O'Gorman
Colin Hay Has A New Album And 2017 Tour Dates

Colin Hay, the ex-frontman for Men at Work and all around great live entertainer, has announced his next studio album, Fierce Mercy, will be released on March 3 via Compass Records.

December 20, 2016
Kanye West
Kanye West Cousin Says Sex Tape Drama Causes His Breakdown

Kanye West's cousin is convinced the family drama surrounding a stolen sex tape sparked the rapper's "decline", which resulted in his recent hospitalisation.

December 20, 2016
50 Cent - photo by Ros O'Gorman images photo
50 Cent Hints At Retirement

Rapper 50 Cent is hinting at retiring from music following the release of his much-delayed album Street King Immortal.

December 20, 2016
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger’s New Son Makes His Social Media Debut

Mick Jagger's newborn son, Deveraux, has made his debut on social media.

December 20, 2016
Alex The Astronaut
Watch The New Alex The Astronaut Video ‘Already Home’

Alex The Astronaut is Sydney-born, New York-based ‘folktronic’ singer-songwriter Alex Lynn.

December 19, 2016
Coldplay perform at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Friday 9 December 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Is Officially Worlds Most Streamed Band

Coldplay has now reached more than 5 billion streams on Spotify, making them the biggest band in the world on all-time streams.

December 19, 2016
Monkees Head Alternative Back
The Monkees ‘Head’ Set For Reissue

Depending on who you talk to, the Monkees' soundtrack to their film Head is either pure genius or a low point in their career.

December 19, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
Australian Charts: FONJie Has The No 1 ARIA Album

It has finally happened, Australia has landed its second ever Christmas album, as the John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John seasonal collaboration "Friends for Christmas" jumps up three places to land its first week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

December 19, 2016
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Is No 1 ARIA Single

For a third week in Australia (and sixth in the UK) "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit with singers Anne-Marie and Sean Paul is the biggest overall selling single.

December 19, 2016
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Meat Up In LA Deli For Enter Sandman

The four members of Metallica were found rocking to their own hit ‘Enter Sandman’ with the deli guy this week in L.A.

December 18, 2016
Vika Bull - At Last The Story of Etta James
Australia’s Smash ‘At Last The Etta James Story’ Gets Extended Run In UK

‘At Last The Etta James Story’, starring Vika Bull is set for an extended run in the UK after a surprise three-year hit in Australia.

December 18, 2016
Noise11 iHeartRadio
Special Edition Noise11 iHeartRadio Pays Tribute Artists We Lost In 2016

2016 turned out to be one of the saddest years in music with what felt like an endless year of obituaries.

December 18, 2016
Mura Masa
Australian Charts: Mura Masa ‘Love$ick’ Is Most Shazamed Song

UK electronic music producer Mura Masa has the most Shazamed song in Australia this week with ‘Love$ick’.

December 18, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Charts: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Is Still Australia’s Most Streamed Song

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ maintains the top spot as the most streamed song in Australia again this week.

December 18, 2016
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Australian Charts: Bruno Mars ‘24K Magic’ Is Australia’s No 1 Download

Bruno Mars ‘24K Magic’ is the fastest selling download in Australia this weekend.

December 18, 2016
Michael Bolton
Michael Bolton Scores His Own TV Show For Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's season, you're going to have one more reason to be a Netflix subscriber as they present Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special.

December 18, 2016
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Bowie Read For Gandalf In Lord Of The Rings

David Bowie was too busy to star as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings.

December 18, 2016
Scott Baio
Chad Smith’s Wife Attacks Scott Baio

We have a new candidate for the "stories you just can't make up" pile.

December 16, 2016
Paul McCartney Flowers in the Dirt
Paul McCartney’s Next Reissue Is ‘Flowers In The Dirt’

Flowers in the Dirt is the tenth release in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection. The multi-disc edition of the 1989 album will be released on March 24.

December 16, 2016
Randy Newman Songbook
New Music Releases For 16 December 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Tony Bennett, The Doors (live), Kid Cudi, The Skins and soundtracks to Passengers, Assassin's Creed and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

December 16, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay, Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Gift Australia New Song ‘Christmas With The Kangaroos’

Coldplay has gifted Australia a brand new Christmas song called ‘Christmas With The Kangaroos’.

December 15, 2016
James Reyne
James Reyne Self-Titled Debut To Be Reissued In January

James Reyne’s debut studio album will be re-released on vinyl in January marking the 30th anniversary of the year it was released.

December 15, 2016
The Avalanches Since I Left You
The Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’ To Be Releases On Coloured Vinyl

The Avalanches debut ‘Since I Left You’ will be released as a 2LP blue vinyl LP in January.

December 15, 2016