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Pink On Track To Top 200k US Sales

Pink ‘The Truth About Love’ is a certain for number one later this week in the USA with early sales indicating that the title should sell more than 200,000 copies this week.

September 25, 2012
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Pink The Truth About Love Is Fastest Seller Of 2012

The new Pink album ‘The Truth About Love’ is officially the fastest selling album of 2012 in Australia with 74,293 units being sold in the first week on sale.

September 24, 2012
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Historic EMI To Universal Sale Approved In USA And Europe

The sale of EMI Records to Universal Music has been approved in the USA and Europe.

September 23, 2012
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Pink The Truth About Love Debuts At Top Of ARIA Chart

The sixth studio album for P!nk entitled “The Truth About Love” lands at No.1 this week becoming her fourth No.1 album in Australia and her third consecutive No.1 debut.

September 23, 2012
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Guy Sebastian Now Equals 2nd Longest No 1 Of 2012

Six weeks now at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for Guy Sebastian and his “Battle Scars”, making it the equal second longest running chart-topper for 2012 alongside Flo Rida’s “Wild Ones” featuring Sia (Jan/Feb 2012).

September 23, 2012
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AIR Speaks Out About Universal EMI Merger Approval By ACCC

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association has spoken out about the dangers of the Universal Music and EMI merger and ramifications to the music industry in Australia and globally.

September 19, 2012
Bob Dylan Tempest
Dave Matthews and Little Big Town Beat Bob Dylan To USA No 1

Dave Matthews Band has had a convincing win to top this week’s US chart and the Top 5, including Bob Dylan ‘Tempest’ is completely brand new.

September 19, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Chet Faker, 360 Lead Independent Music Award Nominations

The seventh annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards nominees have been announced with Chet Faker leading the list with five nominations and hip-hop star 360 close behind on four.

September 17, 2012
Save The Sando
Save The Sando Commonwealth Bank Protest This Tuesday

The Australian music industry, fans and supporters including former members of AC/DC, The Angels and The Choirboys, will protest against the Commonwealth Bank in support of the Sandringham Hotel tomorrow to try and Save The Sando.

September 17, 2012
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Bob Dylan Tempest Debuts At 8 In Australia

Bob Dylan’s 35th studio album ‘Tempest’ has debuted in the Top 10 at number 8 on Australia’s ARIA chart.

September 16, 2012
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Gympie’s The Amity Affliction Tops ARIA Album Chart

145 years ago gold was discovered in the town of Gympie, Queensland, today though they can claim their first No.1 album by a local group; The Amity Affliction with their third album entitled “Chasing Ghosts” enters at No.1, the head of six Top 10 debuts this week.

September 16, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Tops Aussie Chart For 5th Week

Guy Sebastian spends a fifth consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his longest running No.1 (so far) “Battle Scars” feat Lupe Fiasco, plus the song is now the equal third longest running chart-topper for 2012, tying with “Call Me Maybe” for Carly Rae Jepsen (TW-30).

September 16, 2012
The Amity Affliction
The Amity Affliction Beat The Presets, The xx and Kasey & Shane To No. 1

Queensland hardcore band The Amity Affliction will top the ARIA album chart tomorrow beating new releases from The Presets, The xx and Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson.

September 15, 2012
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Oz Rockers Mammoth Mammoth Sign To Napalm Records

Scuzz-rock behemoth Mammoth Mammoth join Monster Magnet, The Sword and more on Austria’s Napalm Records.

September 14, 2012
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Face The Music Announce Speakers Martin Atkins And Almudena Heredero

Melbourne’s premier music conference Face The Music announce PiL’s Martin Atkins and Primavera Sound's Almudena Heredero.

September 13, 2012
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Plan B And Richard Hawley Lead Mercury Prize Nominations

The annual UK ‘best album’ Mercury Prize announces its nominees for 2012.

September 13, 2012
Future Entertainment
EMI And Future Entertainment Team Up As Future Music

EMI have paired with Future Entertainment to release music and support dance artists as Future Music.

September 12, 2012
Steve Earle at BigSound 2012
Steve Earle To Write Memoirs For Autistic Son

Steve Earle has revealed that he is going back on one of his old rules and is writing finally his memoir.

September 12, 2012
David Humphreys
David Humphreys Farewell Set For Thursday

The funeral to bid farewell to Perth Arena and former Allphones Arena General Manager David Humphreys will take place on Thursday in Fremantle and then the following week in Sydney.

September 10, 2012
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Paul Dainty And Vivian Lees Team For Two Worlds Touring

Promoters Paul Dainty and Vivian Lees have created a new joint venture called Two Worlds Touring.

September 10, 2012
Matchbox Twenty - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Matchbox Twenty Have The Number One ARIA Album

Matchbox Twenty debut at No.1 with their fourth studio album “North” becoming their fourth of five charting albums to reach the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, plus it also achieves Gold sales status in its first week of release.

September 9, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Scores His Longest Number One ARIA Hit

Guy Sebastian’s “Battle Scars” becomes his longest running No.1 single of his six chart-topping songs here by staying atop the ARIA Singles chart for a fourth week, plus it also picks up a double platinum certification in the process.

September 9, 2012
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SXSW To Stream Grulkefest Live

Music fans all over the world will be able to watch Grulkefest streamed live when SXSW pay tribute to the late Brent Grulke on Saturday night (September 8, 2012) from 6pm.

September 8, 2012
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David Byrne To Headline Mona Foma

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne will head to Tasmania to headline the Mona Foma Festival in Hobart in January.

September 8, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Alpine Score US Deal

Australia’s Alpine has scored an American deal with Votiv Records for the release of their debut album ‘A Is For Alpine’.

September 7, 2012
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The Sapphires Earns $10m At Box-Office

The Sapphires is by far the most successful Australian movie of the year with news it has now grossed over $10 million at the Australian box-office in four weeks.

September 6, 2012
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly, Bamboos, Lanie Lane To Perform At 2012 Independent Music Awards

Paul and Dan Kelly, The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, Lanie Lane, and more will perform at the 2012 Jagermeister Independent Music Awards.

September 5, 2012
Live Nation
Live Nation Australasia Appoints Bec Sutherland To Comedy Division

Live Nation Australasia has announced it is setting up a full-time comedy division with Bec Sutherland heading the new comedy division team.

September 5, 2012
David Humphreys
R.I.P. Perth Arena Boss David Humphreys

The Australian music industry is in shock following the sudden passing of David Humphreys in Perth this morning (September 4, 2012).

September 4, 2012
Birdy
Birdy Replaces The Sapphires As Top ARIA Album

Back in May 2011, The Wombats debuted and peaked at No.2 in Australia with their second album “This Modern Glitch”, which is on the 14th Floor Records label (through Atlantic/Warner here).

September 2, 2012