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Michael Buble Christmas
Christmas Generates Record Music Sales Week

Christmas week has proven to be the best week for album sales in Australia for 2013.

December 30, 2013
Ninet Tayeb performs witn Jon Stevens and The Dead Daisies
Israel’s Ninet Tayeb Performs With The Dead Daisies

Ninet Tayeb, one of the incredible voices to watch in 2014, performed with Australian supergroup The Dead Daisies at their one-off show in Israel on December 21.

December 30, 2013
Hiatus Kaiyote
Hiatus Kaiyote Listed In 10 Best Concerts By Wall Street Journal

Australia’s Hiatus Kaiyote have been named as one of the 10 best concerts of 2013 for a show in New York’s Central Park in August.

December 30, 2013
Paul Doucette, Matchbox Twenty, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty’s Paul Doucette To Make Solo Record In 2014

Matchbox Twenty’s Paul Doucette has signalled another break for the band with news he is planning on making a solo record in the New Year.

December 30, 2013
Bruce Springsteen, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Bruce Springsteen’s Entire High Hopes Album Leaks

Bruce Springsteen’s entire 2014 release ‘High Hopes’, not due until mid January, made a brief appearance on Amazon this week and is now being shared on download sites.

December 30, 2013
Crimson ProjeKCt
The Crimson ProjeKCt Postpone Australian Tour

The Crimson ProjeKCt, featuring members of King Crimson, have postponed their Australian tour.

December 30, 2013
The Basics, Noise11, Photo
Gotye Gets Back To The Basics For Woodford Folk Festival

Gotye will be Wally Basic again today when The Basics, some band that he used to know, reform for the Woodford Folk Festival.

December 30, 2013
Roger Taylor and Brian May photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Brian May Updates Fans After Christmas Health Scare

Brian May of Queen says that after a health scare at Christmas his problems have checked out okay.

December 29, 2013
Darryl Jones and David Lowy of The Dead Daisies performing in Israel. Photo by Katarina Benzova
The Dead Daisies Play First Ever Israel Show

Australian supergroup The Dead Daisies stopped over in Tel Aviv on their return to Sydney for a show after their recent UK tour.

December 29, 2013
David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Talking Heads Unreleased Tracks Surface LISTEN

A goldmine of Talking Heads unreleased songs and demos have been placed online.

December 29, 2013
Woodford Folk Festival
GANGGajang, Beth Orton To Play Woodford Folk Festival

Reformed GANGGajang and Beth Orton are two on the highlights of Day 3 of the Woodford Folk Festival.

December 29, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
ARIA Albums: Michael Buble Stars On Top Of The Christmas Tree

Michael Buble holds for a third consecutive with his seasonal album “Christmas”, giving the album its twelfth accumulated week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

December 28, 2013
Jason Derulo, Photo Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles: Jason Derulo Tops Last Chart 2013

The last chart of 2013 sees a new No.1 in the form of Jason DeRulo and “Trumpets”, which is up from last weeks No.3 to become his third chart-topping single in Australia.

December 28, 2013
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Scooter Braun Says Bieber Break Was His Idea

Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun says it was his decision for Justin Bieber to take a year off, not Bieber's.

December 28, 2013
Engelbert Humperdinck and Scott Dorsey
Engelbert Humperdinck Spotted At Simon Cowell’s Office

Engelbert Humperdinck is believed to be in discussions with producer Simon Cowell after he was spotted leaving Cowell’s London office on Thursday with his manager/son Scott Dorsey.

December 28, 2013
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman images
Matt Corby Side Project To Play Woodford Folk Festival

Matt Corby will perform a second show at the Woodford Folk Festival today. Corby will reveal his side-project Museum Collective.

December 28, 2013
Woodford Folk Festival To Stream MALPA On Sunday

Woodford Folk Festival will stream the performance of MALPA live from its website on Sunday.

December 27, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
Wham Last Christmas Most Streamed Christmas Song

Wham's classic 'Last Christmas' was the most streamed Christmas song of 2013 but Michael Buble owned the Top 10 with only Mariah Carey and The Pgues also getting a look-in.

December 27, 2013
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Named Year’s Most Charitable Star

Taylor Swift has been named the most charitable star of 2013.

December 27, 2013
David Bowie - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
David Bowie Calls The Clash On BBC

David Bowie sent his Christmas greeting to the BBC radio program This is Radio Clash but, instead of sounding like David Bowie, he decided to imitate Elvis Presley.

December 27, 2013
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Preps A 2014 Comeback

George Michael will return to active duty in 2014.

December 27, 2013
Robbie Williams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Robbie Williams Delivers Christmas Message

Robbie Williams has delivered a Christmas message as he tops the UK Christmas chart.

December 26, 2013
Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Clapton Sets First 2014 Dates

Eric Clapton will be back on the road in 2014 despite hinting he was slowing down.

December 26, 2013
Mick Jones in The Clash, Noise11, Photo
The Clash To Host BBC Radio Show

The Clash will have a radio show in the UK this Boxing Day afternoon.

December 26, 2013
The Gaslight Anthem
The Gaslight Anthem To Release B-Sides CD

The Gaslight Anthem have gathered up all of their b-sides for a new album.

December 26, 2013
CeeLo Green. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Cee-Lo Plans Gnarls Barkley Reunion

Cee-Lo Green want to put Gnarls Barkley back together in 2014.

December 26, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii Launches New Video Platform

Avicii has gone hi-tech with the launch of a new, interactive video platform for artists.

December 26, 2013
Woodford Express
Top 5 Things To Bring To Woodford Folk Festival

The Woodford Folk Festival will get underway on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland on Friday.

December 26, 2013
Elvis Presley,, Photo
Elvis Presley Tops Billboard Christmas Albums Of All Time

It would be a Blue Christmas for over ten million people if they didn't have Elvis' Christmas Album. It's the biggest selling holiday album of all time.

December 26, 2013
Ricky Lawson
Drummer Ricky Lawson Dies

Ricky Lawson, the session drummer and recording artist who has recorded with Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, died on Monday after suffering a brain aneurysm ten days earlier.

December 26, 2013