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Bret McKenzie, Flight Of The Conchords, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
FOTC Bret McKenzie To Write Songs For New Muppets Movie

Bret McKenzie will pen new songs for Muppets 2.

November 7, 2012
Whitney Houston, music news,
New Whitney Houston Track Released

The new Whitney Houston compilation, I Will Always Love You: The Best of Whitney Houston, will be released next Tuesday.

November 7, 2012
Spice Girls images photo
Spice Girls Could Reunite

Mel C says the Spice Girls would "definitely" like to take to the stage again.

November 7, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Records Chris Brown Duet

Rihanna recorded a duet with Chris Brown for her new album.

November 7, 2012
Jay-Z. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z Buys Generator For Hurricane-Stricken Neighbours

Jay-Z has become the Hurricane Sandy 'guardian angel' for Tribeca residents.

November 7, 2012
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Michael Bublé Credits Wife With Helping Turn His Life Around

Michael Bublé decided to change so he wouldn't end up "alone with long fingernails".

November 7, 2012
Paul McCartney photo by Karen Freedman, Noise11, Photo
Obama Gets Paul McCartney’s Vote

Paul McCartney posted a video yesterday with the members of his band urging his fans to vote for Barack Obama.

November 7, 2012
Ringo Starr All Starr Band
Ringo Starr Adds Second Sydney And Melbourne Shows

Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band will play second shows in both Melbourne and Sydney.

November 7, 2012
Nona Hendryx Mutastis Mutandis
Counter Productive: Nona Hendryx Tales From Retail

It's funny how the music industry works. One day I'm listening to Mac Cocker on JJJ playing this fabulous new record by Nona Hendryx, the next, I find I'm selling it because I'm working at RCA.

November 6, 2012
The Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze hoodie
Jimi Hendrix Gets A Clothing Line

When you are next on the Red Carpet and you are asked, “whom are you wearing” your answer may just be ‘Jimi Hendrix’.

November 6, 2012
Dan Wilson, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Dan Wilson To Return To The Minnesota Stage

Dan Wilson is heading back to Minnesota for a hometown gig in February with his brother Matt Wilson.

November 6, 2012
Billy Hyde Stage Systems
Soundwave Boss Buys Allans Billy Hyde Stage Systems

According to a statement on their website, Billy Hyde Stage Systems is now an independent company, with Soundwave/Harvest Backline Manager, Billy Hibben, announced as national manager.

November 6, 2012
Hey Jude, The Beatles first Apple record
Apple Inc Now Owns Beatles Apple Logo

Apple Inc now legally owns the Apple Corps logo. The Californian computer company now controls The Beatles iconic Granny Smith.

November 6, 2012
Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka To Tour For Heavenly Sounds

Heavenly Sounds, the Australian national tour of churches and cathedrals, will feature British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka in 2013.

November 5, 2012
Andre Rieu, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Andre Rieu To Waltz Back To Australia And New Zealand In 2013

Andre Rieu will tour Australia again in 2013.

November 5, 2012
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No Doubt Pull Video And Issue Apology After Racist Claims

Rock band No Doubt have opted to withdraw their controversial new video for their 'Looking Hot' single, after outcry amongst fans and critics alike with regard to their questionable use of Native American symbolism in the provocative clip.

November 5, 2012
Russell Morris, Long Way To The Top: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Counter Productive: Russell Morris Tales From Retail

I've been in retail a while now, and it's not as easy as people think. In fact it's actually quite hard, in music retail I mean. On one hand you're facing the wholesalers, filtering through their messages and priorities, and turning 180 degrees, you're facing the people that make it all worthwhile-the public. Sometimes.

November 5, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink Adds 15th Melbourne Show

Pink has added yet another Melbourne show bringing the total to 15.

November 5, 2012
Rod Stewart - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11. Photo
LISTEN: Rod Stewart Beautiful Morning, His First Original Song In Over A Decade

If you buy the Rod Stewart Christmas album ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ you will get a surprise. The album comes with a code to download his new song ‘Beautiful Morning’.

November 5, 2012
Scott Dorsey, EH Manager and Exec Prod, Elton, Engelbert, Graham Stokes, Conehead Records and Dan Wilson, producer of vocal tracks, Noise11, Photo
EXCLUSIVE: The Elton John And Engelbert Humperdinck Song Is …

Engelbert Humperdinck has recorded a duet with Elton John for his forthcoming duets album, due next year.

November 5, 2012
Mick Thomas at
Melbourne Airport Set To Rock During Melbourne Music Week

Music Victoria will bring live music to Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport during the busiest two weeks of music in the city.

November 5, 2012
Official Charts Company
British Official Charts Company Releases List Of Best-Selling Singles

For the first time, Britain's Official Chart Company has released a list of the top selling singles of the last sixty years in the U.K.

November 5, 2012
Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone
Nina Simone Movie Casting Causes Controversy

When actress Zoe Saldana agreed to take on the role of Nina Simone in the film Nina, she most likely didn't suspect that her casting would be such a huge controversy.

November 5, 2012
The Who Quadrophenia And More
Pete Townshend Walks Off Stage During Encore After Complaining Of Too Loud Music

It took less than one show for controversy to hit the Who's Quadrophenia tour opener Thursday night in Sunrise, Florida.

November 5, 2012
Pitbull: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pitbull Is An ‘Old-School Gentleman’

Pitbull describes himself as a "dirty, nasty gentleman".

November 5, 2012
Ben Sollee
Ben Sollee Performs At The Lincoln Monument VIDEO

Cellist, songwriter and activist Ben Sollee took to the Lincoln Monument in Washington, D.C. recently to make a musical statement to get people to vote.

November 5, 2012
Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper Never Drops The F-Bomb

Alice Cooper has revealed why he 'never swears'.

November 5, 2012
Brian May
Brian May Releases Born Free For Charity

Today sees the worldwide release of the Oscar-winning song 'Born Free' re-recorded by legendary Queen guitarist Brian May and West End and Broadway songstress Kerry Ellis.

November 5, 2012
The Seekers The Golden Jubilee Album
The Seekers Are About To Turn 50

December 3, 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of Judith Durham, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Athol Guy first singing together as The Seekers.

November 5, 2012
Engelbert Humperdinck and Elton John
Elton John And Engelbert Humperdinck Record Duet

Sir Elton John has joined Engelbert Humperdinck in the studio in Los Angeles to record a song together for Engelbert’s forthcoming duets album.

November 5, 2012