Music

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Pop sensation Dua Lipa ready to rock ARIAs

premium_icon Pop sensation Dua Lipa ready to rock ARIAs

British pop star Dua Lipa has promised to bust some moves when she hits the stage at the ARIA Awards for a special performance of her new single.

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Coldplay’s tour ban raises some awkward questions

premium_icon Coldplay’s tour ban raises some awkward questions

Coldplay announced the delay of their world tour due to environmental unsustainability. But why can’t millionaires care about the planet, asks Cameron Adams.

Why Salt-N-Pepa ‘hated’ mega-hit Push It

premium_icon Why Salt-N-Pepa ‘hated’ mega-hit Push It

Get up on this! “Push It” still gets dancefloors grooving more than three decades after its release — but Salt-N-Pepa have revealed why they “hated” the tune that...

Music group OneFour seek legal advice after gig 'shutdown'

premium_icon Music group OneFour seek legal advice after gig 'shutdown'

Controversial rappers OneFour blame police for shutting down a show, with members seeking legal advice to resolve ‘pressure’ that’s threatening their tour.

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Swift’s ‘ultimate shade’ on stage at AMAs

Swift’s ‘ultimate shade’ on stage at AMAs

Taylor Swift kept it classy in her American Music Awards speech — but aimed a sly dig at her biggest enemy during her performance.

What you need to know about the AMAs

What you need to know about the AMAs

The American Music Awards ceremony is here, and with Taylor Swift performing, it’s set to be a big one. Here’s everything you need to know.

Sat 23 Nov 2019

Bono-approved feminism? I’ll pass, thanks

premium_icon Bono-approved feminism? I’ll pass, thanks

When a male rock star and Clinton are the arbiters of which women should and shouldn’t count, you know something has gone seriously wrong, writes Lucy Carne.

Icons who have never won a Grammy

Icons who have never won a Grammy

You’ll be shocked to discover which legendary music artists have never won a Grammy Award, including some of the biggest acts of our time.

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Idol winner charged over drugs and other offences

premium_icon Idol winner charged over drugs and other offences

New Zealand Idol winner Matthew John Saunoa who once topped the charts has fronted an Australian court in a public fall from grace.

James Blunt announces Australian return

James Blunt announces Australian return

British singer James Blunt has announced he’ll make his highly anticipated return Down Under next year, ballads and all.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Mystery over Dance Monkey star’s real age

Mystery over Dance Monkey star’s real age

Aussie singer/songwriter Tones And I’s rapid rise to worldwide fame is all the more impressive given she’s only 19 years old... or is she?

The best music videos of the 1980s

premium_icon The best music videos of the 1980s

As two ’80s supergroups’ hit one billion YouTube views, why are we still obsessed with them?

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Golden Guitars: Kernaghan, Urquhart lead noms

premium_icon Golden Guitars: Kernaghan, Urquhart lead noms

Felicity Urquhart shares the 2020 Golden Guitars leaderboard with Australia’s king of country Lee Kernaghan, who also received eight nods. SEE THE FULL LIST

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Singing the praises of taking opera to the masses

Singing the praises of taking opera to the masses

In 2009, the position Lyndon Terracini took on as Artistic Director of Opera Australia could have been labelled a poisoned chalice.

Veronicas sister’s awkward purchase

Veronicas sister’s awkward purchase

Lifestyles of the rich and famous may not be as glamorous as you think, with Lisa from The Veronicas revealing she has to do her own dirty work.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

The Aussie musician Iva Davies is ‘secretly jealous’ of

premium_icon The Aussie musician Iva Davies is ‘secretly jealous’ of

Icehouse front man has no desire to make new music but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t got big plans for next year.

Sun 17 Nov 2019

Music festival 'drug overdose' fear as pair go to hospital

premium_icon Music festival 'drug overdose' fear as pair go to hospital

Two Sunset Sessions patrons transported to hospital suffering from suspected 'substance abuse'.

Sat 16 Nov 2019

Hip hop icon will.i.am accuses Qantas attendant of racism

premium_icon Hip hop icon will.i.am accuses Qantas attendant of racism

Hip hop icon will.i.am has accused an experienced Qantas flight attendant of racism after an incident on a flight where police were called.

‘Disaster’: Mass fan exodus as Janet Jackson disappoints

premium_icon ‘Disaster’: Mass fan exodus as Janet Jackson disappoints

Concertgoers have walked out just two songs into Janet Jackson’s headlining set at last night’s RNB Fridays saying her performance was a ‘disaster’.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Taylor Swift under ‘tyrannical control’

Taylor Swift under ‘tyrannical control’

Taylor Swift has taken the extraordinary step of begging fans for help in a new letter detailing behind-the-scenes drama she’s facing.

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