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Channel 31 Given Six Month Extension

Community television station Channel 31 has been granted a six-month extension to broadcast into 2017.

December 14, 2016
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Tim Farriss and Kirk Pengilly of INXS Join Triple M

INXS members Tim Farriss and Kirk Pengilly will host their one-hour show on Triple M’s new regional network for a week from this Thursday.

December 14, 2016
Kanye West. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West Visits Donald Trump In New York

Just after days after being released from hospital for a mental condition Kanye West was seen visiting US President-elect Donald Trump at his New York apartment.

December 14, 2016
Nicole Scherzinger: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Nicole Scherzinger Turns Down Dirty Dancing TV Series Lead Role

Former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger almost turned down the chance to join the cast of the Dirty Dancing TV remake after learning her character aborted a baby.

December 14, 2016
Sting photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sting Is About To Become A Grandfather

Sting and Trudie Styler are set to become grandparents next month (Jan17).

December 14, 2016
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Will Allow Piers Morgan To Interview Her

Lady Gaga has agreed to sit down for an interview with newsman Piers Morgan after he questioned her post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis claims.

December 14, 2016
Adele Picks Up A Few BBC Awards

Adele was a big double winner at the BBC Music Awards on Monday night (12Dec16), picking up coveted Album and Song of the Year honours and Music-News.cim was on the red carpet.

December 14, 2016
Lady Gaga - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Lady Gaga Praises Madonna At Billboard Women In Music Awards

Lady Gaga appeared to end her long-running feud with Madonna by praising the female empowerment speech she gave at the Billboard Women in Music Awards.

December 14, 2016
Michael Buble Christmas
FONJie Declares War On Michael Bublé

FONJie (aka John Farnham and Olivia Newton) is determined to have the number one Christmas album in Australia next week even if that means giving them away (and they just about have).

December 13, 2016
Live Reunite For World Tour And New Music In 2017

Live has officially announced that the original band is back together to tour the world in 2017 and released new music.

December 13, 2016
Melbourne Arts Precinct
Australian Music Hall of Fame To Open Nov 2017 In Melbourne

The Australian Music Hall of Fame will have its home in Australia’s music capital Melbourne, Victoria.

December 13, 2016
Elton John by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Invites Young Filmmakers To Make Videos For 70s Hits

Elton John has launched a competition for young filmmakers, asking them to make official videos for three of his hits.

December 13, 2016
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Shania Twain Talks Up New Album For 2017

Billboard's 2016 Women in Music 'Icon' Shania Twain opens up about new music, fame after 50, and more.

December 13, 2016
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne To Renew Wedding Vows

Sharon Osbourne is planning to renew her wedding vows with husband Ozzy.

December 13, 2016
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mariah Carey To Open For Lionel Richie On US Tour

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Lionel Richie has announced the continuation of his "All the Hits Tour" with "Very Special Guest" Mariah Carey.

December 13, 2016
Illy Upsizes To Theatre Shows For 2017

Illy will upsize his usual venues for concert halls and theatres in 2017.

December 12, 2016
Culture Club Encore Tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Sunday 11 December 2016. Culture Club headlined the show after support bands Wa Wa Nee, Pseudo Echo, Eurogliders and Real Life performed their sets. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Culture Club Perform At Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl 12 Dec 16 REVIEW

When Culture Club performed in Australia in June they paid tribute to David Bowie. This time Prince was honored.

December 12, 2016
Brian Ritchie, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Violent Femmes 2017 Australian Dates

Violent Femmes will play Australian dates starting in Melbourne on March 16.

December 12, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
The Year Is 2016 And The Rolling Stones Have The Number One Album

The Rolling Stones ‘Blue & Lonesome’ isn’t just the number one album in Australia this week. It is number one by a long shot.

December 12, 2016
Live Reform With Ed Kowalczyk

Live has reformed with original singer Ed Kowalczyk.

December 12, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
ARIA Albums: Rolling Stones ‘Blue and Lonesome’ Is No 1 in Australia

The 25th studio album and their first (full) covers album in "Blue & Lonesome" for The Rolling Stones debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

December 12, 2016
ARIA Singles: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ No 1 For Second Week

The No.1 on the Australian charts this week match those of the UK for both the singles and albums, as "Rockabye" for Clean Bandit with Anne-Marie and Sean Paul spends a second week at the top here and a fifth week in the UK.

December 12, 2016
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Shazam Most Discovered Song

Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ is the song most Australians have been discovering in Shazam this past week.

December 11, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Charts: The Weeknd Has Most Streamed Song

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ stayed the most streamed song in Australia again this week.

December 11, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Australian Charts: Zayn and Taylor Swift Fifty Shades Darker Song Is No 1 Download

One Direction’s Zayn and Taylor Swift have the number one download in Australia with ‘I Don’t Want To Live Forever’.

December 11, 2016
Bob Dylan
Here Is Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

Bob Dylan accepted his Nobel Prize in Literature on Saturday by sending his acceptance speech to the Nobel committee.

December 11, 2016
Tom Petty
Tom Petty To Play 40th Anniversary Tour Dates In 2017

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers reached their 40th anniversary in 2016 but are waiting until next year to tour in celebration.

December 11, 2016
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Delivers Powerful Speech For Women In Music

Madonna blasted the music industry for oppressing women and restricting their freedom during a blistering speech.

December 11, 2016
Chris Martin, Coldplay, Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Play Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium 9 December 2016 REVIEW

The Beatles were the first stadium rock band and Coldplay could possibly be the last. No other rock band since Coldplay’s 1998 debut can draw a crowd this big. Stadium shows are restricted to the pop circus of Swift and Bieber these days so witnessing a rock show the size of a Coldplay gig almost feels like the end of an era.

December 10, 2016
DNCE Fifth Harmony Record Charity Single For Homeless

Fifth Harmony, DNCE, Hailee Steinfeld, and Rita Ora are teaming up to record a cover of festive favourite Santa Claus Is Coming to Town to help the homeless.

December 9, 2016