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Robie Porter - photo from Robie's Facebook page
Robie Porter (aka Rob E.G.) Has Died At Age 80

Australian performer/producer Robie Porter (Rob E.G.) has died at the age of 80 after a battle with dementia.

December 19, 2021
Megan Thee Stallion
Warner Music Group Buys 300 Entertainment For $400 Million

Warner Music Group has paid $US400 million to acquire 300 Entertainment, the home of Megan Thee Stallion, Fetty Wap and Young Thug.

December 18, 2021
Ed Sheeran photo by Ros O'Gorman
Adele, Ed Sheeran Lead BRIT Award Nominations

The nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards with Mastercard were this evening announced in ‘The BRITs Are Coming’ one-hour TV special on ITV and ITV Hub and streamed for the first time on The Official BRIT Awards YouTube.

December 18, 2021
Elton John and Ed Sheeran Merry Christmas
UK Charts: Elton John and Ed Sheeran Christmas Song Stays At No 1

Ed Sheeran and Elton John’s Merry Christmas enters its second week at Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart today, and its sights seem set on next week’s Official Christmas Number 1 - the biggest and most exciting chart battle of the year.

December 17, 2021
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Harry Styles Will Release Third Album in 2022

Harry Styles will release his latest album early next year.

December 17, 2021
The Doobie Brothers play Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 11 April 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Doobie Brothers Are Heading To Las Vegas

The Doobie Brothers will perform eight shows in Las Vegas in 2022.

December 16, 2021
Shania Twain Now
Shania Twain Announces Her Final Las Vegas Shows

Shania Twain will bring her Las Vegas residency to an end in 2022.

December 16, 2021
The Byrds 1965 to 1967
The Byrds Coffee Table Book To Be Published in 2022

2022 will see the publication of a collectible coffee table book ‘The Byrds 1964-1967’.

December 16, 2021
Katie Noonan to perform Joni Mitchell Blue in Queensland
Katie Noonan To Perform Joni Mitchell’s Blue

Katie Noonan is planning a performance of Joni Mitchell’s iconic ‘Blue’ album in Queensland in March.

December 16, 2021
Crowded House
Check Out New Crowded House Video Performance of ‘Start of Something’

Crowded House have shared a performance video of their new song 'Start of Something'.

December 16, 2021
The Avalanches
The Avalanches Postpone US Tour

The Avalanches have postponed their upcoming US tour.

December 16, 2021
Phil Chen photo from Phil Chen Facebook page
Phil Chen of the Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck Bands Dead At 80

Jamaican bass player Phil Chen has died at age 80 from cancer. Chen was the bass player for Rod Stewart from 1977 to 1980 as well as Jeff Beck.

December 16, 2021
George Harrison
Watch the First-Ever George Harrison ‘My Sweet Lord’ Video With All Star Cast

Dhani Harrison has produced the first ever video for his dad George Harrison’s ‘My Sweet Lord’.

December 16, 2021
Screen Music Awards live in Melbourne (photo supplied)
The Screen Music Awards To Return To Melbourne in 2022

The APRA AMCOS Screen Music Awards will be back in Melbourne as a live event in 2022. It will be the first live Screen Music Awards since 2019.

December 16, 2021
Talking Heads Stop Making Sense
Talking Heads Stop Making Sense Added To National Film Registry

Talking Heads live concert film ‘Stop Making Sense’ has been added to the National Film Registry in the USA.

December 15, 2021
The Hard-Ons at the Link and Pink Woy Woy photo by Mark Fraser
The Hard-Ons Slipped The Sausage In Woy Woy

The new line-up of The Hard-Ons, featuring You Am I’s Tim Rogers on vocals, played their first live show last Friday in New South Wales under the name Clandestine Sausage.

December 15, 2021
Brian Cadd at Apia Good Times 2021
Brian Cadd To Play His Final Melbourne Show Of 2021 This Friday

With the Apia Good Times show now at an end for 2021, Australian music legend Brian Cadd has just four more shows to do in 2021 including one last show for Melbourne.

December 15, 2021
Billy Bragg photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Billy Bragg Confirms His Australian Tour With Added Adelaide and Fremantle Dates

Billy Bragg’s Australian tour for 2022 has been confirmed with new dates added for South Australia and Western Australia in Adelaide and Perth.

December 15, 2021
Adele 30
Australian Albums: Adele Spends Third Week at No 1

With very little competition for this week, Adele's "30" holds atop the ARIA Albums Chart for a third straight week.

December 15, 2021
The Wiggles
OG and Current Wiggles ReWiggle The Classics With Famous Friends

The original ‘OG’ Wiggles Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt and Greg Page, have joined the current Wiggles Anthony Field, Simon Pryce and Lachy Gillespie and new members Tsehay Hawkins, Evie Ferris, John Pearce and Kelly Hamilton and their famous friends for a reWiggling of their classic hits.

December 15, 2021
George Benson photo by Tim Cashmere
Bluesfest Opens Up To International Acts

The first of eight international acts have been added to the Bluesfest line-up for 2022 with sideshows included.

December 15, 2021
Britney Spears Celebrates Engagement at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. (PRNewsFoto/Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino)
Britney Spears Calls Out Diane Sawyer Over 2003 Interview

Britney Spears has spoken out about her 2003 interview with Diane Sawyer following her break-up with Justin Timberlake.

December 15, 2021
James Brown photo by Tim Cashmere
James Brown Estate Sells Music Catalogue for $90 Million

James Brown's music assets have been sold for $90 million (£68 million).

December 15, 2021
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Damon Albarn, Bastille Set For BRIT Events

Damon Albarn, Bastille and Anne-Marie have announced shows as part of BRITs Week for War Child.

December 15, 2021
Badfinger Straight Up
Badfinger ‘Straight Up’ Turns 50

‘Straight Up’, the fourth and most successful album for Badfinger, has turned 50 years old.

December 14, 2021
Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Sixx:AM Have No Plans To Tour

Sixx:A.M. have no current plans to tour or release new music.

December 14, 2021
Foo Fighters Scrap Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Plans

Foo Fighters had to scrap their Abu Dhabi Grand Prix gig, due to "unforeseen medical circumstances".

December 14, 2021
David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman
Early Bowie Recording Could Fetch The Big Bucks

An unheard early David Bowie and The Lower Third record is expected to sell for up to £12,000 at auction.

December 14, 2021
Mike Skinner - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Streets Axe More Dates

The Streets have cancelled all gigs next year following the "worst week" of Mike Skinner's life.

December 14, 2021
John Nolan of Powder Monkeys and Bored! Has Passed Away

The Powder Monkey’s and Bored! guitarist John Nolan has died.

December 13, 2021