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Samantha Jade
Samantha Jade Tops ARIA Singles Chart

X-Factor 2012 winner Samantha Jade debuts at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart this week with the pop-dance track “What You’ve Done to Me”, selling/downloading gold in its first three days of release (released 9:30pm Tuesday 20th November).

November 25, 2012
Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Björk Sings Praises Of Vocal Cord Surgery

Björk has revealed on her website that she is successfully singing again, after recently undergoing vocal cord surgery.

November 24, 2012
Don McGlashan
Mutton Birds Sighted Over Antarctica

Don McGlashan, the founding member and lead singer of New Zealand’s The Mutton Birds, left on Friday to entertainment troops and scientists stationed at Antarctica.

November 24, 2012
Larry Hagman at Southfork
Larry Hagman Died With His Friends By His Side

Larry Hagman passed away on Friday with his long-time friends Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy by his side.

November 24, 2012
Larry Hagman
T.V. Legend Larry Hagman Dies At Age 81

Larry Hagman, the infamous J.R. Ewing from the TV series Dallas, has died at the age of 81.

November 24, 2012
Bruno Mars Lets Loose With Strip Clubs And Moonshine On New Album
Bruno Mars Lets Loose With Strip Clubs And Moonshine On New Album

Visiting strip clubs and drinking moonshine are just some of what inspired Bruno Mars whilst he was creating his "dangerous" new album, Unorthodox Jukebox.

November 24, 2012
Barry Manilow, music news,
Barry Manilow Turns 50

Barry Manilow has turned 50. Well, in hits that is.

November 24, 2012
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna Promotions Disaster Revealed

Rihanna’s career is heading for freefall as reports suggest she is heading down the same path as Amy Winehouse after a disaster of a promo trip last week.

November 24, 2012
Xzibit Bonita
Xzibit Launches His Own Tequila Brand

Xzibit is getting into the liquor business. The rapper has just launched his own brand of premium tequila called Bonita.

November 24, 2012
Prince - Rock & Roll Love Affair
Prince’s Rock And Roll Love Affair – Official Music Video Released

Prince released his first official music video in over 3 years today, for his new single, 'Rock And Roll Love Affair'.

November 23, 2012
Austin Peralta photo: Ben Olsen
Austin Peralta, Prodigious Jazz Pianist, Dies at 22

The music world is today mourning the loss of the extraordinary young jazz pianist, Austin Peralta, after confirmation came through overnight that he had died.

November 23, 2012
Collarts, Noise11, Photo
Collarts Presents At Worlds End Free Music Showcase

If you are in Melbourne, Collarts, The Australian College of the Arts, will present its At World’s End showcase on Monday and Tuesday in Collingwood.

November 23, 2012
Killer Karaoke
Killer Karaoke Premieres Friday In America

Killer Karaoke is a talent show with a difference. Contestants must sing a well-known song by confronting their fears.

November 23, 2012
Tangerine Kitty
Dumb Ways To Die Tangerine Kitty Is Viral Hit Of The Week

‘Dumb Ways To Die’, the Melbourne Metro Trains campaign, has been the viral hit of the week.

November 23, 2012
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones To Play With Bill Wyman And Mick Taylor

Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor will join The Rolling Stones at their first London O2 concerts next week.

November 23, 2012
The Pretty Things
When David Bowie Covered The Pretty Things, Dick Taylor Speaks

The Pretty Things were one of England’s founders of rock and roll. Lead by Dick Taylor, an original member of The Rolling Stones, The Pretty Things were covered a decade later by David Bowie for his ‘Pin-Ups’ album.

November 22, 2012
Cher Returns Releases First Song In 11 Years Woman’s World LISTEN

Cher has chosen Thanksgiving to debut her brand new song ‘Woman’s World’.

November 22, 2012
Elizabeth Cook
Elizabeth Cook Preps Don Was Produced Welder

American country music singer Elizabeth Cook will release ‘Welder’, her first album in four years in January, just before her Australian tour.

November 22, 2012
Green Day - image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11, photo
Green Day Announce Quatro Documentary

Green Day will premiere their Quatro documentary to tell the story of their album trilogy ‘Uno’, ‘Dos’ and ‘Tre’.

November 22, 2012
Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb Adds More Australian Shows

Music legend Barry Gibb will perform two additional shows for his upcoming Australian tour.

November 22, 2012
Future Sound of Summer
Future Entertainment To Release First Album

The people behind the Future Music Festival are about to release their first album.

November 22, 2012
Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Kitty Daisy & Lewis Announce Sideshows

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis have announced Sydney and Melbourne sideshows when they return for Bluesfest in 2013.

November 22, 2012
Eskimo Joe photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eskimo Joe To Throw BBQ For Investors

Eskimo Joe will put on a BBQ for investors of their next studio album.

November 22, 2012
Marie Osmond
Marie Osmond Finds It Difficult To Celebrate Christmas Since Loss Of Son

Marie Osmond 'can't be home for Christmas'.

November 22, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Create US Chart History

One Direction's second album TAKE ME HOME soars to the No.1 position on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart with over 540,000 copies sold this week, making them the first British band to have their debut and second albums debut at No.1 in the US.

November 22, 2012
Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson Returns With New Album And UK/US Tour

Declared by Rolling Stone as one of the Top 20 Guitarists Of All Time and considered one of the UK's most outstanding songwriters, musician Richard Thompson returns with a brand new, guitar-driven record titled ELECTRIC for Proper Records on Monday, February 11th.

November 22, 2012
Matthew Morrison
Matthew Morrison Is ‘Like Michael Bublé Mixed With Gene Kelly’

Matthew Morrison wants to be like "Michael Bublé mixed with Gene Kelly".

November 22, 2012
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton And Whitney Among Recipients Of Grammy Hall Of Fame

Whitney Houston and Elton John are among artists whose recordings have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

November 22, 2012
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Refused Entry To Her Own Party

Nicki Minaj was reportedly denied entry to her own album release party by police on Tuesday.

November 22, 2012
Ed Sheeran: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Releases Final Single From Debut Album

One of this year's biggest success story, Ed Sheeran, releases the final single from his BPI certified 5x platinum debut album.

November 22, 2012