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Sam Smith plays the Town Hall in Melbourne at an intimate show put on by iHeart Radio, KiisFM and Optus Yes. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sam Smith Might Grab No 1 This Week MIDWEEK SALES

Sam Smith may have the number one album in Australia this week while Meghan Trainer's reality show appearance has boosted her sales.

September 17, 2014
Lili Kendall
Lili Kendall of Brisbane Takes 1st Prize for Teen Category in Unsigned Only Contest

Lili Kendall of Brisbane has won first prize in the Unsigned Only songwriting contest in the USA in the Teen category with her song ‘Move’.

September 17, 2014
Cilla, The Story of Cilla Black, Debuts On ITV UK

Cilla, the three part biopic about the life of 60s UK pop star Cilla Black, is screening on ITV in the UK.

September 17, 2014
Robin Williams photo, Ros O'Gorman Melbourne, noise11, rod laver arena 2014
REVIEW: Robbie Williams, Melbourne, September 16 2014

Robbie Williams has delivered something rare in showbiz today … Entertainment.

September 17, 2014
Tom Jones photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tom Jones To Strip Down To Intimate Mode For Melbourne Club Show

Sir Tom Jones will perform a one-off intimate show at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre when he comes to Australia at the end of the month for an appearance at the AFL Grand Final.

September 17, 2014
Dr Paul Kelly photo by University of Adelaide
Paul Kelly Awarded Doctorate Of Arts

Australian singer songwriter Paul Kelly is now Dr. Paul Kelly.

September 16, 2014
Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen’s new album ‘We Go Home’ will be released worldwide this week.

September 16, 2014
Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton
Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton Retire At The Movies

After 28 years on Australian television together Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are calling it quits and the ABC will axe At The Movies.

September 16, 2014
U2 and Apple
How To Dismantle A U2 Bomb

Apple has acknowledged its mistake spamming 500 million users with a new U2 album but the band’s manager Guy Oseary is whining about the whingers.

September 16, 2014
Barbra Streisand images
Barbra Streisand Is Doing Media For New Record

Barbra Streisand is currently promoting her 34th studio album, 'Partners' something she has failed to do in decades.

September 16, 2014
Robin Thicke, Noise11, Photo
Robin Thicke Was Off His Face All Off 2013

Robin Thicke says he 'didn't do a sober interview' last year.

September 16, 2014
Donna Summer box
Donna Summer Fans Prepare For 10CD Box Set

Donna Summer is to be celebrated with the release of Donna, Vinyl and CD Box sets featuring seven albums with a host of compelling extras.

September 16, 2014
The Kinks
Bowie Never Heard A Kinks Song He Didn’t Like

David Bowie loves the Kinks, saying "I've never heard a Kinks song I didn't like."

September 16, 2014
Debbie Harry, Blondie
Deborah Harry Calls Blondie A ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Band

Debbie Harry says Blondie is a "do-it-yourself" kind of band.

September 16, 2014
Stevie Nicks: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
WATCH Brand New Stevie Nicks Lady VIDEO

The new Stevie Nicks album, 24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault, will be out on October 7.

September 16, 2014
Yusuf Islam, Moonshadow - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Yusuf aka Cat Stevens Returns With Rick Rubin Produced Album

Yusuf, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, has signed with Legacy Recordings and will release his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone, on October 27.

September 16, 2014
Mark Vincent
Mark Vincent To Play Billy in Dirty Dancing

Former Australia’s Got Talent winner Mark Vincent has scored the role of Billy in the upcoming Australian production of ‘Dirty Dancing’.

September 16, 2014
Rob Carlton To Host 2014 Screen Music Awards

Rob Carlton, who played Kerry Packer in the biopic ‘Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo’, has been named as host of the 2014 Screen Music Awards for Sydney in November.

September 16, 2014
Steve Kilbey: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Church Reveal 25th Album Details

The Church will released their 25th studio album ‘Further/Deeper’ in October.

September 15, 2014
Tim Hiddleston To Star In Hank Williams Story I Saw The Light

Elizabeth Olsen has joined Tom Hiddleston in I Saw the Light, the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams.

September 15, 2014
Brian Setzer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Setzer Guitar Placed In Museum

Brian Setzer's guitar is about to get one of the most prestigious honors possible. The instrument is going into the Smithsonian Museum.

September 15, 2014
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Evacuated During Sydney Hospital Bomb Threat

Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes was one of many patients evacuated after evacuations in four Sydney hospitals today.

September 15, 2014
Steve Nieve, Deni Blues 2014, Photo, Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello Drills Into The Heart Of The Song

Elvis Costello keyboard player Steve Nieve is in Australia performing the songs of Elvis Costello in their most stripped down form ever.

September 15, 2014
When The Sun Sets Over Carlton
Melbourne’s Counterculture 70s Rock Scene Compiled On 2 CDs

The formative years of Melbourne’s rock music scene of the 70s are about to be heard on the 2CD compilation ‘(When The Sun Sets Over) Carlton’.

September 15, 2014
John Butler Trio
Broken Wrist Halts John Butler Trio Queensland Tour

John Butler Trio have cancelled their upcoming Queensland dates after bass player Bryon Luiters broke his wrist.

September 15, 2014
Amy Winehouse photo by Haylee Cashmere
Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled In UK

On her 31st birthday, family, friends, neighbours and fans gathered to pay an emotional tribute to Amy Winehouse today and unveil a permanent statue at Camden's Stables Market.

September 15, 2014
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban Cancels Shows After Death Of Nicole Kidman’s Dad

Keith Urban has cancelled a number of his upcoming shows to fly to his wife, Nicole Kidman's, side as she deals with the sudden death of her father Dr. Antony Kidman.

September 15, 2014
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Foo Fighters Explain The Sonic Highways Project

Every song on the new Foo Fighters album ‘Sonic Highways’ was made in a different studio from all over America.

September 15, 2014
Jeff Lynne, music news,
Jeff Lynne Returns To The Stage For First Time In 28 Years

Jeff Lynne took the stage at the Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park festival on Sunday with the BBC Concert Orchestra for his first full concert in 28 years.

September 15, 2014
U2 The Miracle of Joey Ramone
Tyler The Creator Rants At U2 For Spamming Album

Rapper Tyler The Creator has spewed obscenities at Bono on Twitter after finding the spammed U2 album on his phone.

September 14, 2014