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Gotye and Kimbra
Gotye Has Biggest Selling Song Of 2012 In America

Melbourne’s Gotye had the biggest selling song of 2012 in the USA.

January 4, 2013
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Was Biggest Selling Artist Of 2012 In USA

Adele was the biggest selling artist of 2012 and  ‘21’ was the biggest selling album in the USA, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

January 4, 2013
Taylor Swift - Red
Music Sales Increase 3.1% During 2012 In The USA

Music sales have registered at 3.1% increase in the USA for 2012, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

January 4, 2013
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
RIAA Award Metallica Ten Certifications In December

In reviewing the RIAA Gold and Platinum certifications for December, it's obvious that Taylor Swift is having a great end of 2012, but that statement would also apply to Metallica.

January 3, 2013
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photos
Neil Young, Elton John, Sting To Honor Bruce Springsteen for MusiCares

When Bruce Springsteen receives the 23rd MusiCares Person of the Year Award on February 8, he will be saluted by a long list of prominent artists.

January 3, 2013
Emeli Sandé
Emeli Sande Had Biggest Album Of 2012 In UK

Emeli Sande ‘Our Version Of Events’ was the biggest selling album of the year in the UK.

January 2, 2013
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know Tops UK Chart For 2012

Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ was the biggest selling song in the UK for 2012.

January 2, 2013
Midge Ure
Ultravox Vienna Is UK’s Favourite No 2 Single

The 1981 Ultravox classic ‘Vienna’ has been voted the favourite number two single of all-time in the UK.

January 2, 2013
The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
The Pogues And Kirsty MacColl Have The 126th Million Selling Song In UK

It has only taken 25 years for The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl’s ‘Fairytale of New York’ to sell 1,000,000 in the UK.

January 1, 2013
Irving Azoff and wife Shelli
Irving Azoff Quits Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment Chairman Irving Azoff has resigned from the company, effective immediately.

January 1, 2013
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Overtakes Oasis To Become Forth Biggest Seller In UK

Adele ‘21’ has become the forth biggest selling album of all-time, moving ahead of Oasis ‘What's The Story Morning Glory.

December 31, 2012
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
YouTube Wipes 2 Billion Video Fake Views From Stats

YouTube has removed false video views with Sony and Universal Music losing more than 2 billion views as a result.

December 31, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Moves Another 66,119 Christmas Albums

The final ARIA chart of 2012 saw another 66,119 Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ albums go to good homes across Australia.

December 31, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Final No. 1 Album Of 2012

The information from this current chart is based on sales over the Christmas period, with sales data used from Friday 21st December up until midnight Thursday 27th of December, so Michael Buble’s “Christmas” album holding for a fourth week at No.1 was a pretty good chance of occurring.

December 30, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Have Final No. 1 Song Of 2012

The last ARIA Singles chart for 2012 sees Macklemore and Ryan Lewis remain at No.1 with their “Thrift Shop” escapades.

December 30, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Technology Writers Take Note The CD Is Far From Dead

Despite the ‘death of the CD’ stories that technology writers love to constantly regurgitate, the truth is that in Australia they are completely wrong.

December 28, 2012
Alice Cooper Hey Stoopid
Jack Ponti Addresses The Devaluation of Music

Music has been criminally devalued to the point where our own government doesn't see the truth, and that truth is mass theft.

December 27, 2012
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele 21 About To Pass One Million Sales In Australia

It is possible Adele ‘21’ has become the first album since Delta Goodrem ‘Innocent Eyes’ to sell over 1,000,000 copies in Australia. ‘21’ is currently certified 14x Platinum by ARIA for sales of 980,000.

December 26, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Has A Christmas Sing-A-Long With Australia

Michael Buble ‘Christmas; has been the biggest selling album of the Christmas season with 123,384 taking home ‘Christmas’ this Christmas. And that is just the December figures so far.

December 24, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Spends Christmas At Number One In Australia

Michael Buble holds at No.1 for a third straight week on the ARIA Albums chart, becoming the eighth non-consecutive week that his “Christmas” album has spent at the top (five weeks last Xmas, three {so far} this year).

December 23, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend 4th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles Chart

Thrift Shop for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis holds for a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming the fourth longest running number one song for the year, but if it stays atop for a fifth week it will tie for third longest of the year. 

December 23, 2012
Psy
PSY Gangnam Style Passes One Billion YouTube Views

PSY ‘Gangnam Style’ has been viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube.

December 22, 2012
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Mayer Wants You To Make His Next Video

John Mayer wants you to make the music video for his new song ‘Something Like Olivia’.

December 20, 2012
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
Federation Square Melbourne Goes Live With Music In January

Federation Square Melbourne will once again become a live music venue with free music acts throughout January.

December 20, 2012
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman noise11.com images
Australian Radio Lets Down Australian Music Yet Again

Australia's radio industry has once again showed its lack of support for Australian music in 2012 with figures released today showing that just one Australian song made the Top 10 airplay figures this year.

December 20, 2012
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Ends Year With Biggest Selling Single In America

Gotye has become the first Australian artist in thirty years to land the No.1 song of the year on the US Billboard charts.

December 17, 2012
Southern Cross Austereo
Jacintha Saldanha Left Suicide Note For 2DAY Presenters, Daily Mail Claims

The Daily Mail has published an explosive article today which claims that one of the 2DAY FM prank DJs did get back to nurse Jacintha Saldanha to tell her their prank call was going to air and that her note blamed them for her death.

December 16, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Biggest Selling Album

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Michael Buble “Christmas” again this year, as his 2011 No.1 album is at the top again this week.

December 16, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend Third Week Atop ARIA Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a third week in their “Thrift Shop”, and they are joined within the Top 50 by his next single here “Same Love”, which is twenty places to No.45, with further success for his album too, “The Heist” which jumps up thirteen places to No.17 this week.

December 16, 2012
Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Grammy.com Presents Rufus Wainwright In Noise11’s Word Up From Down Under

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright features in the latest Word Up From Down Under series from Noise11 at Grammy.com.

December 15, 2012