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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
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
John Legend Calls Trump West Meeting A Publicity Stunt

John Legend is convinced controversial U.S. President-elect Donald Trump only met with Kanye West for the publicity.

December 15, 2016
Patti Smith
Patti Smith Uncomfortable With Her Nobel Prize Performance

Patti Smith has opened up about the "humiliating sting of failure" she felt after botching her Bob Dylan tribute at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden on Saturday.

December 15, 2016
Bob Dylan in the Chrysler commercial
Bob Dylan ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’ Manuscript Sold For $325000

On Saturday (December 10), Southby's held an auction of rock memorabilia from throughout the years, raising $847,318.

December 15, 2016
Awaken I Am
Brisbane Band Awaken I Am Sign With Victory Records In USA

Brisbane rock band Awaken I Am is the latest signing to US label Victory Records.

December 15, 2016
Pink Floyd 1994
Pink Floyd ‘The Final Cut’ and ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’ Set For Vinyl Reissues

Pink Floyd will finish their vinyl reissue program for their studio albums with the release of The Final Cut and A Momentary Lapse of Reason on January 20 via Pink Floyd Records.

December 15, 2016
Animotion Return With First Album In 28 Years

Earworms. You hear that catchy song once and it's stuck in your head for the rest of the day.

December 15, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Dolly Parton Thanks Taylor Swift For $100000 Donation For Fire Victims

Dolly Parton reached out to Taylor Swift to thank the birthday girl for donating cash to her new charity as she prepared for a star-studded telethon in Tennessee on Tuesday night (December 13).

December 15, 2016
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
Robin Thicke Pays Tribute To His Father

Robin Thicke has paid tribute to his father, actor Alan Thicke, following his sudden death on Tuesday.

December 14, 2016
Matt Bianco
R.I.P. Mark Fisher of Matt Bianco

Mark Fisher of UK band Matt Bianco has died although details are unknown.

December 14, 2016
Greg Jaeschke
Shepparton Resident Leaves Neighbours Thunderstruck

Shepparton resident Greg Jaeschke has left his neighbours Thunderstuck with a Christmas light display of AC/DC proportions.

December 14, 2016
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ed Sheeran Drops Third Album For 2017 Hint On Social Media

Ed Sheeran made a mysterious return to social media on Tuesday (13Dec16) following his year-long hiatus.

December 14, 2016