Eminem didn't initiate legal action
Eminem didn't initiate legal action

Legal action against the National Party for using a song by US rap star Eminem was not initiated by the singer, but by one…

Barnesy's back after bomb scares and surgery
Barnesy's back after bomb scares and surgery

Jimmy Barnes is coming back for a New Zealand tour in November - right after he recovers from back surgery in a Sydney hospital…

[LIVE STREAM] The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 2015 season launch
[LIVE STREAM] The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra 2015 season launch

On Thursday September 25 the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra will launch their 2015 season with a special 90 minute presentation…

Eminem sues National Party
Eminem sues National Party

The National Party could be in legal trouble over its use of a song by US rap star Eminem despite its attempts to do everything…

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Cat Stevens takes R&B turn on new album

Cat Stevens takes R&B turn on new album

The former Cat Stevens is back with an R&B-influenced album and will tour North America for the first time in more than 35 years, his label said Monday.

Kanye's wheelchair defence

Kanye's wheelchair defence

Kanye West has come up with his defence for asking a wheelchair user and a concertgoer with a prosthetic leg to stand up during his concert in Sydney on Friday.

U2 backlash: Apple helps iTunes users delete free album

U2 backlash: Apple helps iTunes users delete free album

Apple has begun helping people boot U2 off their iTunes accounts after a cacophony of complaints about not wanting the automatically downloaded free album by the Irish rock band.

Robin Thicke admits he didn't write Blurred Lines: 'I was high'

Robin Thicke admits he didn't write Blurred Lines: 'I was high'

It seems Robin Thicke has had a bit of explaining to do. The Hollywood Reporter has released a shocking deposition following a lawsuit filed by Robin and Pharrell Williams defending claims that they ripped off Marvin…

Kiwi songbird hits the high notes

Kiwi songbird hits the high notes

A New Zealand-born Samoan soprano has won the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto award in Sydney - the first big win for the singer.

Plaudits flow for 'a great talent'

Plaudits flow for 'a great talent'

The death of the founder of the band Snapper has prompted an outpouring on social media, and plaudits from local music industry figures.

Classical review: NZ Trio, Q Theatre

Classical review: NZ Trio, Q Theatre

NZTrio's Loft concerts have become something of a signature for the group; Aucklanders now know this is where you can experience chamber music up close and personal.

Beyonce, Jay Z give crowd TMI: 'This is where Blue was conceived'

Beyonce, Jay Z give crowd TMI: 'This is where Blue was conceived'

An emotional Beyonce was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their On the Run stadium tour Saturday night in Paris, where the duo said they got engaged years ago. The performers told the audience at Stade de…

Miley's awful Led Zep cover

Miley's awful Led Zep cover

Miley Cyrus has proved she has the lungs to match a young Robert Plant with her latest cover of a Zeppelin classic.

Kiwi music legend dies

Kiwi music legend dies

One of New Zealand's more notable musicians behind "the Dunedin sound", Peter Gutteridge, has died.

Will real Kanye fans please stand up?

Will real Kanye fans please stand up?

Kanye West stopped a performance in Sydney to demand everyone in the audience stand up and dance - unless they had a 'handicap pass'.

'How to remove U2 album' Google search takes off

'How to remove U2 album' Google search takes off

Angry Apple customers have taken to social media to complain about digital violation after millions of copies of U2's new album were downloaded on to people's devices without their permission. Songs of Innocence , U2's…

Does statue do her justice?

Does statue do her justice?

Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honoured on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighbourhood of north London. Winehouse's many fans will have no problem recognizing…

Album review: Basement Jaxx, Junto

Album review: Basement Jaxx, Junto

British duo Basement Jaxx have gone back in time for their first full-length record since 2009's Zephyr . The electro-dance act have gone back to their roots for Junto , with tracks like Unicorn belonging at an early…

Album review: Wish I Was Here soundtrack

Album review: Wish I Was Here soundtrack

Remember those heady days when Garden State came out?

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