1. U.K. Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Points to Over 40 Music Industry Personnel

    May 20, 2015 4:23 PM EDT individuals from the music industry have been investigated by British police as part of a wider probe into historical child sex abuse allegations.   In total, more than 1,400 suspects, including a high number of politicians, sports people and celebrities, have been placed under…

  2. Rolf Harris Stripped of CBE

    March 04, 2015 1:05 AM EST Disgraced Australian entertainer Rolf Harris has now been stripped of the CBE he was awarded by the Queen. Harris, a convicted pedophile, had his royal honor annulled on Tuesday at the behest of the Queen Elizabeth II. The Western Australia-born recording artist and broadcaster was  appointed…

  3. Rolf Harris Stripped of Australian Honors

    February 23, 2015 1:20 AM EST Disgraced entertainer and musician Rolf Harris has been stripped of his two most prestigious honors from his homeland. Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove has "terminated" Harris' appointments of Officer and Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division,…

  4. BBC Presenter Paul Gambaccini Won’t Face Charges Over Alleged Sex Offenses

    October 12, 2014 11:22 PM EDT British prosecutors say veteran BBC radio and TV host Paul Gambaccini will not face charges after a lengthy investigation into alleged sexual offenses. Prosecutors said Friday there is insufficient evidence to bring a case against the 65-year-old Gambaccini. The prominent U.S.-born…

  5. Rolf Harris Hit With Underage Sex Abuse Charges

    August 29, 2013 11:13 PM EDT Rolf Harris, the feted Australian-born, British-based entertainer, will face court next month to answer numerous charges relating to sexual abuse with youths. British police have charged the 83-year-old with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a…

  6. APRA Music Awards for Tame Impala, Sia, Timomatic

    June 18, 2013 5:27 AM EDT Tame Impala, Sia Furler, Timomatic, 360 and Hilltop Hoods were among the big winners Monday night at the APRA Music Awards in Melbourne. Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rockers Tame Impala added to their impressive collection of industry-plaudits with the most prestigious APRA Awards category,…

  7. Charlatans, Starsailor Return To Isle Of Wight

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among the acts confirmed for the return of the Isle Of Wight festival, the first staging of the U.K. event since 197 The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among…

  8. Coldplay, Ash To Play U.K. Farm Aid

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian entertainer Rolf Harris are the first acts confirmed for the inaugural U.K. Farm Aid benefit, set for Oct. 27 at the 50,000-capacity Millennium Stadium i Coldplay, Ash, Toploader, Reef, and Australian entertainer Rolf Harris are the first acts…