Soraya Nadia McDonald 12:09am Police in Oregon are looking for Jesse Helt, the 22-year old man who gave an acceptance speech at this year's MTV Video Music Awards on behalf of Miley Cyrus.
PETER VINCENT 11:48pm Pop chameleon Lady Gaga joined classic British rock band Queen for a surprise joint performance on stage at Sydney's Allphones Arena tonight.
Michael Shmith 6:07pm After playing in three of the world's finest concert venues, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's penultimate performance on its five-stop European tour, a barn in northern Germany, might have proved a bit of a letdown.
4:08pm Ecstatic fans have welcomed British pop singer Kate Bush back to the stage for her first show for 35 years, in the same venue as her only previous tour.
CAMERON ATFIELD 1:30pm It's not often one gets the chance to see a bona fide music legend like Bob Dylan in an intimate club venue such as Fortitude Valley's Tivoli.
Clive O’Connell 1:26pm The latest program from Marshall McGuire’s fine early music ensemble served as a welcome eye-opener to Swedish composition.
TOM DECENT 11:12am Punk rock icon Henry Rollins has apologised for his insensitive comments regarding Robin Williams' suicide after an extraordinary backlash on social media and thousands of letters from outraged fans.
Reviewed by Joel Carnegie 11:51am Imogen Cooper presented a collection of works that reflected the emotional potency of the “inner space” and the “journey into dream worlds” at Melbourne Recital Centre.
9:54am Basement Jaxx star Felix Buxton has written a song about aliens after catching a glimpse of what he believes was a UFO, outside the band's London headquarters.
PETER VINCENT 10:25am It's nowhere near official - so don't get hysterical just yet - but if two Australian sources are to be believed, pop music's Cleopatra, Beyonce, and rap mogul hubby Jay-Z are bringing their On The Run tour to Australia.
Dee Jefferson As it enters its 26th year, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra has all the runs on the board and nothing to prove to anyone.
TONY MOORE Country singer Sara Storer is pregnant with her fourth child and this time she's hoping for a little girl in March.
CHRIS JOHNSON Courtney Love's setlist relived the glory days with Hole, while also dishing out some tasty new tunes writes Chris Johnson.
Reviewed by Martin Boulton The Dandy Warhols effortlessly slip from major festival drawcard to rock stars in a bar, and show that unexpected, annoying technical glitches don’t always have to be a downer for the crowd.
PETER VINCENT The voting is over and it's official: Brits and Australians think Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love contains the greatest riff of all-time.
Reviewed by Martin Duffy A rare opportunity to hear Richard Tognetti with Steven Osborne did not fail to delight.
Reviewed by Robert Nelson In a novel approach, philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong have created an intervention at the National Gallery.
PETER VINCENT Jason Curley, one of the three brothers who formed respected Australian rock band Tumbleweed died "suddenly" on Monday leaving the band and fans in shock.
John Shand To say that Diego El Cigala✓ has been blessed with a voice is like saying Picasso could paint a bit.
Harriet Cunningham One of the world's best violinists, Vadim Repin, does a star turn with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra this week.
Alexandra Back Lorde made history at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on Monday but her inclusion in the rock video category has shocked and confused even loyal fans.
Piya Sinha-Roy With some twerking and shaking, the leading ladies of pop music dominated the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, while an emotional Miley Cyrus and a touching moment between Beyonce and her family led the Moonman award wins of the night.
Michael Shmith The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, is renowned for two things: its peerless acoustic, which is renowned for its warmth and clarity; and the most theatrical of entrances for the conductor, via a long flight of stairs descending from upstage left.
BARNEY ZWARTZ Beethoven and Debussy, the two composers Nicolas Hodges is exploring in Melbourne on August 27, are the most important who ever paid attention to the instrument, according to British pianist.
PETER VINCENT It hasn't exactly been much of a celebration for Australian artists, but the tears came from an unexpected performer as another year of MTV awards wrap up.
Malala Yousafzai, the activist schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has said she is angered by how pop music represents women.
Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight was injured in an early morning shooting in a packed nightclub in Hollywood, but is expected to survive.
BARNEY ZWARTZ Russian master Maxim Vengerov will be back along with Musica Viva favourites for the upcoming concert roster.
Chris Hingston Pop megastar Lady Gaga rocked-on at Melbourne venue Cherry Bar on Saturday night.
Chris Johnston digs into his music collection for a record a week.
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Love delivered the songs the fans wanted to hear with gusto, singing a number of her earlier hits before lending her gravelly vocals to her more recent releases. All photos: Court McAllister.
Iggy Azalea, Lorde graced the stages of Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival, alongside Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.