Music

Tue 10 Dec 2019

How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

premium_icon How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

Ipswich songwriter Carla Thursday is about to launch her second single, a piece so emotive it made her best friend cry

Company behind failed music festival wound-up

premium_icon Company behind failed music festival wound-up

The company behind a music event set to rival Nashville’s CMA has gone under just weeks after the event was cancelled due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Shock as rapper dies after Aussie tour

Shock as rapper dies after Aussie tour

Weeks after completing a sold out Australian tour, emerging rapper Juice Wrld has died after an incident at a US airport.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Calling the shots: Jess Mauboy’s triumphant return to music

premium_icon Calling the shots: Jess Mauboy’s triumphant return to music

THE much-loved Aussie popstar reflects on 2019, making her chart-topping album Hilda on her terms and falling back in love with music ahead of her special concert...

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Elton’s passion for helping Aussie artists

premium_icon Elton’s passion for helping Aussie artists

Elton John just may be the biggest music fan spending hours in local record stores while on tour to uncover emerging artists.

Billie Eilish reveals depression battle

premium_icon Billie Eilish reveals depression battle

She’s one of the brightest new talents in pop music, but teen sensation has revealed the darkness that has plagued the most successful year of her career.

Angry brawl rappers declare war

Angry brawl rappers declare war

An Aussie rap group says it’s “at war” with the police after two of its members were locked up over a brutal pokie room brawl.

Australia’s Eurovision contenders revealed

premium_icon Australia’s Eurovision contenders revealed

Two indie artists have joined the roll call for the SBS Australia Decides show to choose our 2020 Eurovision contender.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Rappers use hammer and chair to beat pub patrons

premium_icon Rappers use hammer and chair to beat pub patrons

Two rappers, whose songs include lines about stabbing people and putting them in coffins, left a man lying bloody and unconscious on a pub floor during brawl.

Hundreds of Elton fans turned away over dodgy tickets

premium_icon Hundreds of Elton fans turned away over dodgy tickets

About 200 fans were turned away from an Elton John last night after buying dodgy tickets from Viagogo, sparking an investigation by the consumer watchdog.

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Katy Perry goes topless in Christmas video

Katy Perry goes topless in Christmas video

The singer has stripped right down in the racy clip for her new Christmas song.

Tue 3 Dec 2019

Today Extra’s awkward Prince Andrew and Shannon Noll gaffe

Today Extra’s awkward Prince Andrew and Shannon Noll gaffe

“Oh and there’s Prince Andrew” ... this excruciating moment on Today Extra has been mocked by The Project.

Elton hurls designer $4000 handbag from plane in fit of rage

Elton hurls designer $4000 handbag from plane in fit of rage

Legendary musician Sir Elton John tossed a $4000 Gucci bag from his private plane before hurrying down the stairs in a metallic purple full tracksuit.

Mentals singer Greedy Smith’s shock death

Mentals singer Greedy Smith’s shock death

One of the most loveable and gregarious frontmen in Australian music Greedy Smith has died suddenly of a heart attack.

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Festival is a cheesy pop-lover’s dream

Festival is a cheesy pop-lover’s dream

The So Pop festival has announced its 2020 line-up and lovers of cheesy noughties pop (and fans of one massive girl group) will be thrilled.

Viewers shocked by near-naked show

Viewers shocked by near-naked show

The Pussycat Dolls just performed on TV for the first time in a decade — and some viewers were quick to label it “borderline porn”.

Sun 1 Dec 2019

Reveller dies after taking drugs cocktail at music festival

premium_icon Reveller dies after taking drugs cocktail at music festival

A man has died at the Strawberry Fields Music Festival early today. The 24-year-old is believed to have consumed multiple substances.

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Tones and I singer opens up about death threats, bullying

premium_icon Tones and I singer opens up about death threats, bullying

Just three days after taking out awards at this week’s ARIAs, Australian singer-of-the-moment Tones and I has opened up about her battle with mental health.

Music teacher shines at ARIA Awards

premium_icon Music teacher shines at ARIA Awards

Innisfail born and raised music teacher mixed it with household names at the ARIA Awards this week courtesy of her amazing work in the special education sector.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Kim and Kanye’s bizarre new video

Kim and Kanye’s bizarre new video

Kanye West has enlisted his wife, children and even Kris Jenner for the odd music video to his new single about family values.

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