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Pharrell Williams Happy Was Biggest Song Of 2014 In USA

Pharrell Williams ‘Happy’ sold 6,455,000 downloads in the USA in 2014 making it the biggest selling song of the year.

January 1, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift 1989 Was Biggest Album Of 2014 In The USA

Taylor Swift had the biggest selling album of 2014 in the USA with ‘1989’ clocking up sales of 3,661,000 units.

January 1, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
US Digital Music Sales In Steep Decline For First Time Ever

Digital music sales have stalled at an alarming rate in the USA with sales going backwards during 2014 for the first time ever.

January 1, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran X Is UK’s Biggest Album Of 2014

Ed Sheeran 'X' was the UK's biggest selling album of 2014 and Pink Floyd better than Taylor Swift in England.

January 1, 2015
Pharrell Williams Happy Was UK No 1 Song Of 2014

Pharrell Williams had the biggest selling song of 2014 in the UK.

January 1, 2015
Lindsey Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac, Noise11, Photo
Lindsay Buckingham Calls 2015 Last Year For Fleetwood Mac

Lindsay Buckingham has gone on record stating that 2015 will be the final year for Fleetwood Mac.

January 1, 2015
Joe Cocker, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
In Memoriam: The Artists We Lost In 2014

2014 was the year the music industry lost over 100 of its stars both in front and behind the microphone.

December 31, 2014
Courtney Barnett, music news, noise11.com
Courtney Barnett, Seekae Named Amazon Artists To Watch In 2015

Melbourne singer songwriter Courtney Barnett and Sydney's Seekae have been named Amazon’s Artists to Watch in 2015.

December 31, 2014
Peter Asher, music news, noise11.com
Peter Asher Receives CBE In Queen’s New Years Honors List

Peter Asher, half of UK 60s pop group Peter & Gordon, has been awarded the Commander of the British Empire honor (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II.

December 31, 2014
Falls Festival, music news, noise11.com
Man Found Dead At Falls Festival Byron Bay

A 26-year old man has been found dead at the Falls Festival at Byron Bay.

December 31, 2014
DJ Sneak, music news, noise11.com
DJ Sneak Replaced With Jamie xx At Sydney and Melbourne Festivals

DJ Sneak has been a last minute drop-out from the Lost Paradise and Let Them Eat Cake festival in Sydney and Melbourne. Jamie xx will replace him.

December 31, 2014
iTunes Logo
iTunes Introduces 14-Day Return Policy In Europe

Apple has introduced a 14-day return policy for iTunes sales in Europe to come into line with new laws governing online sales in the territory and the changes have the music industry worried.

December 31, 2014
Kirin J Callinan, AMP Shortlist 2014, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kirin J Callinan, Billion Added To Rage New Videos

Kirin J. Callinan and Billion featuring Maxine Ashley both have featured videos on Rage this week.

December 31, 2014
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John To Release Vegas Show On DVD

Olivia Newton-John has announced that she will release music from her acclaimed Las Vegas stage show, Summer Nights.

December 31, 2014
Mick Jones of Foreigner, music news, noise11.com
Mick Jones Says Foreigner Hiatus Was Due To Nervous Breakdown

Foreigner's Mick Jones has revealed he took a year off because of a nervous breakdown.

December 31, 2014
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Slash and Wife Perla Split After 13 Years

Slash has reportedly separated from his wife Perla after 13 years of marriage.

December 31, 2014
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
Kid Rock To Release First Kiss In February

Kid Rock will release his tenth studio album, First Kiss, in February.

December 31, 2014
R.E.M. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, music news
Michael Stipe Plays Surprise Solo Show For Patti Smith

Michael Stipe of R.E.M. was the surprise opening act for Patti Smith in New York on Monday night.

December 31, 2014
Michael Buble Christmas
Christmas Boosted Music Sales 250% In Australia

Music was the gift to give in Australia this year with Christmas boosting music sales by over 250%.

December 30, 2014
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Falls Off Skateboard Outside Madison Square Garden VIDEO

Justin Bieber went flying arse over tit when he fell of a skateboard outside Madison Square Garden in Sunday.

December 30, 2014
Charlie Daniels, noise11.com, music news
Charlie Daniels Sets Date For 40th Volunteer Jam

Charlie Daniels has invited a long list of classic country and country-rock artists to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his Volunteer Jam.

December 30, 2014
Jimmy Dickens, music news, noise11.com
Grand Ole Opry Legend Jimmy Dickens Critical

Country and Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens was admitted to a Nashville area hospital on Christmas day and is currently listed in critical condition. There is no word on the nature of his illness.

December 30, 2014
Michael Spiby plays The Badloves, Noise11.com, music news
Michael Spiby To Perform The Badloves Get On Board With Tony Featherstone

Michael Spiby will perform some rare live shows in early 2015 featuring his entire Badloves classic album ‘Get On Board’ from start to finish.

December 30, 2014
Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC To Perform At The Grammy Awards

AC/DC are one of the acts being talked about to perform at the Grammy Awards in February.

December 30, 2014
Paul McCartney photo by MaryMcCartney, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Labels Beatles Courses Ridiculous

Sir Paul McCartney thinks university courses on The Beatles are 'ridiculous'.

December 30, 2014
The Pretenders, noise11.com, music news
The Pretenders Eight Albums Expanded

The Pretenders albums catalogue will be expanded and reissued under the Warner label banner in February.

December 29, 2014
Alicia Keys: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Alicia Keys Gives Birth To Boy

Alicia Keys has given birth to her second child, a boy named Genesis.

December 29, 2014
Sia, music news, noise11.com
Sia Chandelier Tops Rage Top 50 Videos Of 2014

Sia 'Chandelier' has topped the Rage Top 50 Videos of 2014 list.

December 29, 2014
Russell Morris, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Russell Morris Van Diemen’s Land Makes Top 50 Best Rage Videos

Veteran Australian musician Russell Morris has clocked up another achievement for 2014. He has made the Rage Top 50 Videos of 2014.

December 29, 2014
Pharrell Reforms N.E.R.D. For SpongeBob

Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley are N.E.R.D.’s again. The classic Neptunes side-project has been resurrected for ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water’.

December 29, 2014