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Smokey Robinson, Noise11, Photo
Smokey Robinson To Receive Gershwin Prize

Smokey Robinson has been chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize.

July 6, 2016
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Ciara Weds

Singer Ciara is a married woman after tying the knot with American footballer Russell Wilson in the English countryside.

July 6, 2016
Ginger Baker, music news,
Ginger Baker Has Open Heart Surgery

Legendary drummer Ginger Baker (Cream, Blind Faith, Ginger Baker's Air Force) has undergone open heart surgery for a condition first diagnosed in February.

July 6, 2016
Rodriguez, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Rodriguez To Play A Day On The Green

Rodriguez will return to Australia in November for one A Day On The Green performance in the Hunter Valley.

July 6, 2016
Streaming Slaughters Music Sales #REPORT

Many artists complain about the income from streaming, but it might be time to do some new business budgeting because, whether they like it or not, it is the way consumers are going to listen to music in the very near future.

July 6, 2016
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Iconic Australian Record Label Alberts Sold To BMG

Albert Music, the iconic Australian music label started in 1884, has been sold to German company BMG.

July 6, 2016
John Blackwell
Prince Drummer John Blackwell Loses Use of Arm and Leg

John Blackwell, the drummer who played for twelve years with Prince along with a number of other notable artists, has been hospitalized in Japan after losing the use of his left arm and leg.

July 6, 2016
A Day To Remember
A Day To Remember To Tour Australia With Of Mice and Men

A Day To Remember will return to Australia in December for dates with Of Mice & Men.

July 6, 2016
Culture Club Concert
Boy George Is Not Returning To The Voice

Boy George won't be joining on the new season of The Voice U.K.

July 5, 2016
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart Gets A Little Bit Country

Acting veteran Patrick Stewart has become a cowboy country singer for what appears to be a charity stunt.

July 5, 2016
Guy Clark, music news,
Guy Clark Doco Coming

When Tamara Saviano began working on Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark, her no-holds-barred biography of the beloved Americana music icon, she already knew Clark’s peers and fans loved and respected him.

July 5, 2016
Noel Neill
R.I.P. Noel Neill Lois Lane from The Adventures of Superman 1920-2016

Noel Neill, who played Lois Lane in The Adventures of Superman from season two under the final season six, has died in Tucson, Arizona at the age 95.

July 5, 2016
Queen, Noise11, Photo
Queen Greatest Hits Remains UK’s Biggest Seller Ever

The Official Charts Company, the organization that tracks music sales in Great Britain, has updated their list of the biggest selling albums of all-time in the U.K.

July 5, 2016
Tex Perkins
Tex Perkins To Perform Johnny Cash Show In Decommissioned Prisons

Tex Perkins will present his Johnny Cash tribute show, based on Cash’s recorded performances from the Folsom and San Quentin prisons in the 60s in the US, in decommissioned prisons throughout Australia.

July 5, 2016
Primus Tim Alexander
Tim Alexander Of Primus Suffers Second Heart Attack

Tim Alexander, the drummer for Primus, has suffered his second heart attack in three years.

July 5, 2016
Barry Gibb, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Barry Gibb Talks To

A galaxy of stars joined music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins at the O2 Silver Clef Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, to celebrate some of the biggest artists in music.

July 5, 2016
Madonna, Rod Laver Arena Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Meets First Lady Of Kenya

Madonna celebrated Independence Day by promoting "female empowerment" for women around the world.

July 5, 2016
Don Henley, Eagles photo by Ros O'Gorman
Don Henley Opens For Carole King In London #SETLIST

Don Henley performed a few Eagles songs, a lot of solo one, a Tears for Fears cover but very little from his latest album 'Cass County' when he opened for Carole King last weekend in London.

July 5, 2016
Jennifer Lopez: Photo By Mary Boukouvalas
Jennifer Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda Record Orlando Benefit Song

Jennifer Lopez has joined forces with Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda for a new song to benefit the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre.

July 5, 2016
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Reported To Sign $80m Record Deal

Harry Styles' new solo record deal is rumoured to be worth $80 million (£50 million).

July 4, 2016
Massive Attack Ritual Spirit
Massive Attack Perform In London

Massive Attack are back. Making a rare live appearance at the British Summer Time festival in the grounds of Hyde Park London, their eagerly anticipated 2016 set went down a storm amongst the crowd in the capital.

July 4, 2016
Jeff Lynne, music news,
Jeff Lynne Talks To

A galaxy of stars joined music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins at the O2 Silver Clef Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, to celebrate some of the biggest artists in music.

July 4, 2016
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Dainty Sells To TEG To Creative Live Nation Rival

Paul Dainty, founder of one of Australia’s biggest concert touring companies Dainty Group, has sold his company to TEG creating the new corporation TEG-Dainty.

July 4, 2016
The Drones, Noise11, Photo
The Drones To Help Celebrate Bakehouse 25th

The Drones will celebrate Bakehouse Studio’s 25th anniversary on July 16 as part of the Leaps and Bounds Festival.

July 4, 2016
John Schumann of Redgum, music news,
John Schumann Slams Extremist Journalist Miranda Devine Over Inane Commentary

Redgum founder John Schumann has responded to an ignorant article by Murdoch hack Miranda Devine over her warped portrayal of what was indeed an honourable moment.

July 4, 2016
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Bluesfest To Take All 2017 Tickets Off Sale Next Week

Bluesfest will take all 2017 off sale next week until the first round of artists is announced.

July 4, 2016
Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Paul Simon Has Possibly Played His Last Ever US Show

Based on recent comments, Friday night may have been the last show on U.S. soil for Paul Simon.

July 4, 2016
Music Victoria
Good Music Neighbours Funding Available For Victoria

Applications are now open for Good Music Neighbours - a matched funding program for sound management in Victorian live music venues.

July 4, 2016
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Doctor Investigated

Authorities are reportedly investigating two doctors in an effort to find out how Prince was prescribed the powerful opiates that eventually led to his death.

July 4, 2016
Carole King. image by Ros O'Gorman
Carole King Performs Complete Tapestry For First Time

Day three at British Summer Time Hyde Park has been spectacular! Headlining the Sunday lineup was the legendary Carole King.

July 4, 2016