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Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
ARIA Albums: Beyoncé Tops First Chart Of 2014

With the Christmas season over, it allows regular albums to reclaim the charts, and this week the self-titled fifth album for Beyonce climbs back up two places to give her the first ARIA No.1 album of her career.

January 4, 2014
Pharrell Williams
ARIA Singles: Pharrell Tops First Chart Of 2014

For the first chart of 2014, Pharrell Williams scores his third chart-topping appearance on the ARIA Singles Chart with his up-tempo track “Happy”.

January 4, 2014
Saul Zaentz
Saul Zaentz Dead At 92

Saul Zaentz, producer of ‘One Flew Over The Cookoo’s Nest’ and one-time owner of Fantasy Records, has died at the age of 92.

January 4, 2014
Phil Everly
Phil Everly Of The Everly Brothers Dies Aged 74

Phil Everly of the legendary Every Brothers has passed away at the age of 74.

January 4, 2014
Tom DeLonge The Lonely Astronaut On Christmas Eve
Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge Releases Children’s Book

Blink-182, Angels & Airwaves frontman Tom DeLonge has written a children’s book.

January 4, 2014
Morrissey, Festival Hall, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Morrissey Compares Meat Eaters To Paedophiles

Morrissey, the whacky, outspoken former lead singer of The Smiths, is now comparing meat-eaters to paedophiles.

January 4, 2014
Eagles Hotel California at the Forum LA
Eagles Hotel California Literally Becomes Biggest Record Ever

Eagles can now rightfully claim their classic ‘Hotel California’ to be the biggest album of all-time … literally.

January 4, 2014
Katherine Jackson
Michael Jackson Family Aborts Crowdfunding Project

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine has aborted an upcoming documentary of her son that was to be funded by fans.

January 3, 2014
James Blunt. image by Ros O'Gorman
The Funny Tweets Of James Blunt

James Blunt may the target of jokes and abuse but serve them up to the former British soldier and he’ll fire them right back at you.

January 3, 2014
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman
Kylie Minogue Hints At New Song Title

Kylie Minogue will release new music in 2014 and the first song you hear is probably going to be called ‘Into The Blue’.

January 3, 2014
Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin To Get A 2014 Make-Over

Led Zeppelin’s entire catalogue will be re-reissued with the first of the releases coming very, very soon.

January 3, 2014
Falls Festival, Hiatus Kaiyote, Photo By Ian Laidlaw
Falls Festival 2013 Photo Gallery

Falls Festival was held in the hills of Lorne Victoria, Marion Bay in Tasmania and Byron Bay in Northern NSW.

January 3, 2014
Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, Noise11, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Tony Iommi Cancer Treatment Has Gone Well

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has issued a New Year’s statement and reports that he is ending his cancer treatment soon.

January 3, 2014
David Bowie The Next Day, Noise11, photo
David Bowie The Next Day Was No. 1 UK Record Store Album

David Bowie ‘The Next Day’ was the biggest selling album of 2013 in UK record stores but failed to make the Top 20 overall.

January 3, 2014
Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Bon Jovi Have Highest Grossing Tour Of 2013

Bon Jovi had the biggest tour of 2013 according to leading tour website Pollstar, taking in over $60 million more than second place Beyonce.

January 3, 2014
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Meat Loaf Is Back Like A Bat Out Of Hell

Meat Loaf is returning to action less than 12 months after hanging up his bat.

January 3, 2014
Calvin Harris: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Calvin Harris 2013’s Highest Paid DJ

Calvin Harris can easily buy himself a few turntables and a microphone this year.

January 3, 2014
Lady Gaga, ARTPOP, Applause, Noise11, Photo
New Music Releases For W/C January 3, 2014

Robbie Williams and Lady Gaga vinyl releases lead a very quiet week of new music releases.

January 2, 2014
Simone Bose
Universal Music Spain President Simone Bosé Dies At Age 51

Simone Bosé, the newly appointed President of Universal Music Spain, has died from complications from pneumonia at the age of 51.

January 2, 2014
Mat McHugh
Mat.McHugh Kicks Off Solo National Tour

Mat.McHugh, the former lead singer and guitarist for The Beautiful Girls, will kick off a solo national tour in Sydney this week.

January 2, 2014
Joe Creighton
Joe Creighton To Bring New Orleans To Australia

Black Sorrows bass player Joe Creighton will bring a taste of New Orleans to Australian stages when he launches JC & The Po Boys later this month in Melbourne.

January 2, 2014
Daniel Johns
Daniel Johns Returns Via 360 Song

Daniel Johns of Silverchair will make his long overdue return to music with rapper 360.

January 2, 2014
Ian Astbury, The Cult - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Cult To Headline Alt-Fest

The Cult have been announced for UK music festival Alt-Fest later this year.

January 2, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Covers John Lennon

Beck has recorded a John Lennon cover for a compilation album of artists singing their favourite songs.

January 2, 2014
ABBA, Noise11, Photo
Abba Happy New Year Most Streamed Song in UK For NYE

Abba gave England a Swedish flavoured soundtrack on New Year’s Eve.

January 2, 2014
Robin Thicke Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke Tops UK Singles Chart In 2013

Robin Thicke featuring TI and Pharrell had the biggest selling single of 2013 in the UK with ‘Blurred Lines’.

January 1, 2014
One Direction, Louis Tomlinson, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Has Biggest Album On 2013 In UK

One Direction 'Midnight Memories' was the biggest selling album of 2013 in the UK. 'Midnight Memories' sold 685,000 copies for One Direction.

January 1, 2014
Fleetwood Mac, Noise11, Photo
Fleetwood Mac Return To The Stage

Fleetwood Mac have played their first show since bass player John McVie announced he had been diagnosed with cancer.

January 1, 2014
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo,
NASA Issues Statement Over Beyonce Challenger Song

NASA has issued a statement following the decision by Beyonce to use audio from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in the video for her song ‘XO’.

January 1, 2014
Katherine Jenkins at
Katherine Jenkins Awarded OBE

Katherine Jenkins will now wear the letter OBE after her name after receiving the honour from Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year’s Honours list.

January 1, 2014