8:36 PM The singer's hotly-anticipated 25 is officially a record-breaker here at home.
After smashing records with her brand new album, Adele has announced her first tour in four years.
Washington-bred alt rockers Death Cab for Cutie began recording in a basement on whatever they could afford, eight albums on and they're still tugging on heart strings, this time with better equipment and a cohesive outlook.
Controversial reggae star Beenie Man has been dumped from Raggamuffin for his homophobia. His only New Zealand interview to promote the gig was with stuff.co.nz, when he said he had changed.
The co-founder of the California-based rock band Eagles of Death Metal describes coming face-to-face with a gunman backstage.
The grunge god can still "effortlessly" fill a two hour set.
Thousands took a lashing as Fleetwood Mac played on through the beginnings of a storm - and we smiled about it.