Four people have been charged with drug offences on the opening day of the Stereosonic music festival in Melbourne.
British singer Rita Ora has revealed Prince joined her in the studio during the recording of her second album, which is almost ready for release.
Bon Jovi has kicked off the final leg of the Because We Can tour in Melbourne.
Milan (AFP) - Milan's La Scala opera house opens its 2013/2014 season on Saturday with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" on the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth.
Moscow (AFP) - British pop icon Elton John escaped serious criticism in Russia on Saturday after using a sold-out Moscow concert to challenge a highly contentious law banning the "propaganda of homosexuality" to minors.
A Boston college has temporarily named its School of Communication in honour of Ron Burgundy, the character played by Will Ferrell in the Anchorman films.
Australian country music star Keith Urban has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Country Duo/Group Performance.
Los Angeles (AFP) - Veteran rapper Jay-Z topped nominees for the 2014 Grammys with nine nods, while Taylor Swift and Daft Punk were also among those in the running in major categories.
Lorde is in the race to win four Grammy Awards at the prestigious ceremony next year.