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Troy Shondell
R.I.P. Troy Shondell 1939-2016

Troy Shondell, who had a single top ten hit in 1961 with This Time, died at a nursing home in Picayune, MS on Thursday at the age of 76. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease.

January 10, 2016
Spice Girls images photo
Mel B Has A Stack Of Spice Girls Memorabilia

Mel B has a diary locked in Spice Girls storage - but doesn't think her former bandmates will ever let her publish it.

January 10, 2016
Alice Cooper photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Shocked By Paris Attacks

Alice Cooper was shocked to the core over the Paris terrorist attacks, and hopes that mankind never just accepts senseless killings.

January 9, 2016
Adele 25, music news,
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Still No 1 Seven Weeks In

Seven weeks and running for Adele as her third set “25” remains at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart again this week.

January 9, 2016
Justin Bieber in Sydney photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
ARIA Singles: Justin Bieber ‘Love Yourself’ Stays At No 1

Justin Bieber scores his longest running No.1 single in Australia this week, as “Love Yourself” is atop the ARIA Singles chart for a fifth consecutive week.

January 9, 2016
Stevie Wright performs at the Moser Room South Yarra on 5 August 2004. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Paul Young Sings Heartfelt ‘Evie Part 2’ At Stevie Wright Funeral

John Paul Young paid a touching tribute to Stevie Wright performing Stevie’s classic ‘Evie Part 2’ at Wright’s funeral in Sydney on Friday.

January 9, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Major Lazer ‘Lean On’ Has Done One Billion Video Views

The video for "Lean On," the global smash hit from superstars Major Lazer has reached 1 billion views on YouTube, becoming one of only 16 videos to do so.

January 9, 2016
Will and the People, music news,
Will & The People Have New Music For 2016

Britain’s Will & The People had California their home for a few months in 2015 to work on new music for 2016.

January 9, 2016
Aretha Franklin, Noise11, Photo
Watch Aretha Franklin Pay Tribute To Natalie Cole

Aretha Franklin performed Natalie Cole’s ‘Inseparable’ as a tribute to the late singer.

January 9, 2016
Gurrumul performed as part of the Supersense Festival at Hamer Hall in Melbourne on Saturday 8 August 2015.
Sample Electronica Gurrumul ‘Warrk’ From TRIBE2tribe

Gurrumul has offered a sample of what to expect on his upcoming Electronica album ‘TRIBE2tribe’ with 'Warrk'.

January 9, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Lemmy Resurrects For Milk Ad

Lemmy is back … in a milk ad in Finland.

January 9, 2016
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett, Chet Faker To Play Governor’s Ball 2016

Australia’s Courtney Barnett, Chet Faker and Meg Mac are just three of more than 60 acts scheduled to play the 2016 Governors Ball Music Festival at New York’s Randall Island Park in June.

January 9, 2016
Ben Lee, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ben Lee ‘Gamble Everything For Love’ Closes Blacklist Episode

Ben Lee’s 2004 hit song ‘Gamble Everything For Love’ has been placed in an episode of The Blacklist.

January 9, 2016
Birds of Tokyo, Noise11, photo
Disclosure, Bloc Party, Birds Of Tokyo To Play Fire Benefit For Perth

Disclosure, Bloc Party and Birds of Tokyo will gather at Perth Stadium on Sunday night for a benefit for victims of the fires raging near Perth.

January 9, 2016
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Jason Derulo Calls Society Today Unsocial

Jason Derulo thinks modern society is "antisocial".

January 9, 2016
Kanye West
Kanye West Has No Beef With LeBron

Kanye West has hit back at rumours he dissed LeBron James in new song Facts.

January 9, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Make Love For Charity

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney have put their love on full display by posing naked on the cover of V magazine after having sex on a paint canvas.

January 9, 2016
Kitty Kallen, music news,
R.I.P. Kitty Kallen 1921-2016

1940's and 50's vocalist Kitty Kallen died on Thursday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico at the age of 94. Kallen had been a full time resident of the country after having lived much of her life in New Jersey.

January 8, 2016
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Watch Billy Joel Sing The Stones With Fallon

Billy Joel was a guest on the Jimmy Fallon show this week and gave the audience his version of The Rolling Stones ‘Beast of Burden’ with Fallon.

January 8, 2016
Natalie Cole, music news,
Natalie Cole Died Of Heart Failure

Natalie Cole battled a lot of demons during her life and they caused health problems that eventually ended in her death on December 31 at the age of 65.

January 8, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Noise11 iHeartRadio Playlist For 8–14 Jan 2016

iHeartRadio Music News powered by returns this week with tributes to Stevie Wright and Lemmy, new music from Bowie and an interview with Mak from Brothers 3.

January 8, 2016
Mavis Staples photo by Ros OGorman
Mavis Staples Sings Nick Cave On Next Album

Mavis Staples has recorded Nick Cave's 'Jesus Lay Down Beside Me' for her next album 'Livin' On A High Note'.

January 8, 2016
Gary Numan photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Gary Numan Says Are Friends Electric Is About A Robot Prostitute

Gary Numan says that his Tubeway Army classic ‘Are Friends Electric’ is about a robot prostitute and had the BBC known at the time the song would never have been played.

January 8, 2016
Motorhead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Petition Started To Rename Jack Daniels And Coke ‘A Lemmy’

A worldwide petition has started to rename a Jack Daniels and Coke ‘a Lemmy’.

January 8, 2016
Michael Jackson Off the Wall, music news,
Michael Jackson ‘Off The Wall’ Reissue Coming With Added Spike Lee Doco

On February 26, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Legacy Recordings will release exclusive CD/DVD and CD/Blu Ray editions of Michael Jackson's revolutionary 1979 recording, Off The Wall.

January 8, 2016
Phil Collins, music news,
Phil Collins Second Phase Of Reissues Scheduled

Less than a month after the release of the first two Phil Collins reissues on January 29 comes the second wave of two albums on February 26.

January 8, 2016
Lana Del Rey, music news,
Lana Del Rey Testifies Against Suicidal Fans

Singer Lana Del Rey officially scored a big victory in court on Wednesday (06Jan16) in a bid to extend a restraining order against two fans.

January 8, 2016
Carole King, The Plenary, Melbourne, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Carole King Story To Feature On PBS Masters

Four-time Grammy Award-winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, recent Kennedy Center Honoree and the first woman to be awarded The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Carole King's career as a singer-songwriter is unparalleled.

January 8, 2016
Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Janet Jackson Denies Cancer Rumours

Janet Jackson has dismissed rumours she is battling throat cancer.

January 8, 2016
Hilltop Hoods - photo by Ros O'Gorman
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Southbound Cancelled Due To Fire

Western Australia's Southbound Festival has now been officially cancelled after a bushfire alert and alternate measures were taken on Thursday.

January 8, 2016