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Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: Hilltop Hoods Debut At No 1

The Hilltop Hoods land their fifth No.1 Album in Australia this week, as their collection of songs from their last two albums now with The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra entitled “Drinking from the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung” enters at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

February 27, 2016
Lukas Graham
ARIA Singles : Lukas Graham No 1 For Second Week

This weeks ARIA Charts fall on a very special date, the 29th of February, which has only occurred twice before in Australian chart history, 1988 and pre-ARIA in 1964; when the dates lined up perfectly within a leap year that the chart came out on a very unique date in our calendar cycle.

February 27, 2016
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Play Free Concert On Sunset Strip Saturday

Elton John fans in Los Angeles should head to the old Tower Records location at 8801 Sunset Boulevard for a free show on Saturday.

February 27, 2016
Yoko Ono. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Yoko Ono Has Stroke of Genius, Not A Stroke Says Sean Lennon

Yoko Ono was rushed to hospital today with news reports she was being treated for a stroke but her son Sean Lennon says the only stroke she has had is a “stroke of genius”.

February 27, 2016
Snoop Dogg image by Ros O'Gorman photos
Snoop Dogg’s Grandmother Dies

Rapper Snoop Dogg has posted a series of emotional messages on social media as he mourns following the death of his grandmother.

February 27, 2016
Muse, Matthew Bellamy, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Muse To Headline Glastonbury

Muse have been announced as one of the headliners of Glastonbury Festival 2016.

February 27, 2016
Madonna Rebel Heart tour
Madonna Accused Of Disrespecting Philippines For Wearing Flag

Madonna is facing a potential ban from the Philippines for allegedly "ridiculing" the country's flag during her recent concerts.

February 27, 2016
Elton John photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Launches Tirade Against Janet Jackson and Madonna

Sir Elton John has stunned fans by launching a scathing tirade against Janet Jackson, accusing his fellow superstar of duping fans by lip-syncing on tour.

February 27, 2016
Don McLean, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Don McLean Cancels Australian Tour Because Of Abuse Scandal

Don McLean has postponed his tour of Australia, set for March, for one year in the wake of his domestic abuse arrest.

February 27, 2016
Kesha Fans Protest Sony
Kesha Fans Protest Sony

Kesha has thanked fans for protesting outside Sony Music's New York headquarters by sharing a snippet of a new song.

February 27, 2016
Jake Bugg at Noise11, Photo
New Jake Bugg Album Details

Jake Bugg releases his new album, ‘On My One’ June 17th. The first single, ‘Gimme The Love’, is out on April 15th.

February 27, 2016
Foy Vance
Elton John Credited For Foy Vance Album

Foy Vance has announced details of his first album for Gingerbread Man Records, the label launched last year by Ed Sheeran with Jamie Lawson’s self-titled No.1 album.

February 27, 2016
Tim Minchin
Tim Minchin Demands Act of Acknowledgement and Contrition From George Pell

Tim Minchin says he admires the survivors of the victims of the Catholic Church and hopes that we hear “an act of acknowledgement and contrition” from George Pell next week when he answers to the Royal Commission.

February 26, 2016
Michael Jackson Off the Wall, music news,
Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson Estate

Among the multitude of credits that Quincy Jones has collected over the years are three iconic albums from the late-Michael Jackson, Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad.

February 26, 2016
Elton John Concert
Elton Praises Lady Gaga

Elton John has heaped praise on Lady Gaga for taking her role as a good godmother so seriously.

February 26, 2016
David Bowie 2004 Rod Laver Arena. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Watch The Complete David Bowie Tribute At BRIT Awards

Yes, this is our third story in 24 hours about the David Bowie tribute at the Brit Awards but the organizers have just released the full video of the event.

February 26, 2016
Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Iron Maiden Start The Book of Souls Tour And Here Is The Setlist

Iron Maiden opened their The Book of Souls Tour on Wednesday night at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL with a fifteen song, 1-3/4 hour set.

February 26, 2016
A$AP Rocky, Noise11, Photo
A$AP Rocky In Auckland Fist-Fight

Rapper A$AP Rocky was reportedly caught up in a nasty fight in Auckland, New Zealand early on Thursday morning (25Feb16).

February 26, 2016
L7, music news,
L7 Will Tour Australia This May

L7 will finally tour Australia in May after the false start of the Soundwave disaster.

February 26, 2016
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
Lorde Nerves Kicked In Before Bowie Tribute

Pop star Lorde has confessed she was a bag of nerves before she stepped onstage to honour David Bowie with a tribute at the 2016 BRIT Awards on Wednesday night (24Feb16).

February 26, 2016
Verve 60
Verve Turns 60

One of the most prestigious labels in the history of jazz, Verve Records will celebrate its 60th anniversary throughout 2016.

February 26, 2016
Spencer P Jones benefit
Benefit For Spencer P Jones Set For April 15 2016

The friends of Spencer P. Jones will gather on April 15 2016 to help raise funds for Spencer's medical bills.

February 26, 2016
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Produce Bob Ezrin Challenges Clown Kanye West Statements

Bob Ezrin, who has produced albums by the likes of Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper and KISS, had the tenacity to question Kanye West's credentials and West has gone on a Twitter rant showing his ignorance of the music business.

February 26, 2016
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases For 26 February 2016

The 1975, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Santigold, Hands like Houses, Bonnie Raitt, Anthrax, Steve Mason and Triple J’s Hottest 100 Vol.23 lead the weeks new music releases.

February 26, 2016
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Colin Hay, Mick Hucknall, Greg Macainsh At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

After 12 solo albums compared to his old band’s three, Colin Hay is still referred to as “former Men At Work” singer.

February 26, 2016
Lorde, Photo By Serena Ho
Duncan Jones Praises Lorde’s David Bowie Tribute

David Bowie's son Duncan Jones has thanked Lorde for her "beautiful" tribute to his late father at the BRIT Awards.

February 26, 2016
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Listen To Bonnie Raitt Cover INXS ‘Need You Tonight’

Bonnie Raitt has covered the INXS classic 'Need You Tonight' for her new album Dig In Deep.

February 26, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Clown Kanye West Wants Meeting With Grammy Boss

Kanye West has demanded a meeting with Grammys boss Neil Portnoy in an effort to "fix" the awards show.

February 26, 2016
The Cranberries, Noise11, Photo
The Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan Avoids Jail Time

The Cranberries lead singer, Dolores O'Riordan, has avoided a jail sentence in an incident where she created a disturbance on a plane flight and head-butted an officer who tried to detain her.

February 26, 2016
Kesha Speaks Up About Dr Luke Case
Kesha Speaks Up About Dr Luke Case

Singer Kesha has broken her silence after losing her contract dispute with Sony bosses in court last week (19Feb16), insisting the case was all about making music "without being afraid, scared or abused".

February 26, 2016