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Oscars Snub Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Madonna

The music industry is completely in shock today after the Academy Awards only nominated two songs for an award for the Original Song category.

January 25, 2012
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Redcoats Sign Worldwide Universal Publishing Deal

Melbourne band Redcoats have signed a worldwide publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing.

January 24, 2012
Jason Coleman - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jason Coleman To Launch Music Label

Ministry of Dance founder Jason Coleman is about to expand into the music biz. Coleman is preparing for a mid-February launch of his record label Groove Pill Records.

January 24, 2012
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Garbage Back With First Album In Seven Years

Garbage will release their first album in seven years independently in a few months.

January 24, 2012
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Will Adele Break Dire Straits’ ARIA Chart Record?

Adele's 21 has spent 26 weeks at the top of the ARIA Album Chart. We examine whether she’ll break the record.

January 23, 2012
Rob Mills
New Young Talent Time Draws More Than A Million

Over 1 million viewers tuned in to watch the first show of the new version of Young Talent Time last night.

January 23, 2012
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Adele Tops A Sleepy ARIA Chart This Week

Adele spends another week at the top of the ARIA Chart, with no new albums entering.

January 23, 2012
Megaupload
File-Sharing Site Megaupload Has Been Shut Down

Leading file-sharing website, Megaupload, has been shut down by US federal prosecutors.

January 20, 2012
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Moved To The Epworth

After 5 weeks Ian Molly Meldrum has been transferred from The Alfred Hospital to The Epworth to begin rehabilitation for the injuries he suffered from his fall from a ladder on December 15.

January 19, 2012
Ken West, Big Day Out
Big Day Out Pulls Out Of New Zealand

New Zealand is about to see its last ever Big Day Out.

January 17, 2012
Backtrack Australian Tour 2012
Strike Hard Bookings Shuts Up Shop

Wollongong’s Strike Hard Bookings is closing its doors and the founders are moving on to bigger things.

January 17, 2012
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Sia Helps Take Hilltop Hoods Platinum

Hilltop Hoods have a Platinum hit on their hands with thanks to Sia. ‘I Love It’ featuring Sia from the album ‘Drinking From The Sun’ has past the benchmark Platinum sales mark.

January 16, 2012
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Adele Equals John Farnham’s Number One Run

Adele’s 21 has equaled John Farnham’s Whispering Jack record of 25 weeks at number one on the ARIA Album Chart.

January 16, 2012
Foster The People. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Adele Holds Number One, Foster The People Finally Make It

Adele stays at number one for yet another week, and Foster the People finally top the singles chart.

January 16, 2012
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Big Day Out Adds Some Special Guests

Big Day Out has added some guest additions for the 2012 events.

January 16, 2012
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Suffering Post-Traumatic Amnesia

Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum has been diagnosed with post-traumatic amnesia following his fall exactly one-month ago today.

January 15, 2012
Slipknot. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Corey Taylor Starts Film Company

Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Tayor has started a film company specialising in mystery, suspense and horror.

January 14, 2012
FBi Sydney
FBi Radio Sydney Looking For Fresh Talent

Sydney’s independent radio station FBi is on the hunt for new presenters and you could be the next in line to force your musical tastes upon the harbour city.

January 12, 2012
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Is Talking And Improving Every Day

Ian Molly Meldrum is talking and is expected to eventually make a full recovery following his horrendous fall from a ladder in December.

January 12, 2012
David Foster
David Foster To Head Verve Music Group

Renowned Producer, composter and performer David Foster will head up Universal Music’s Verve Music Group.

January 10, 2012
Meporter
Noise11.com And Meporter Partner For Citizen Journalists

Noise11.com has teamed up with Arlington, Virginia based technology company Meporter to allow anyone with an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android Phone to become a music reporter.

January 10, 2012
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Adele Returns To The Top Of The ARIA Chart

Adele returns to number one in 2012, in this week’s uninspiring (apart from Foster The People) ARIA chart.

January 9, 2012
Richard Kingsmill
Richard Kingsmill Takes A Break

Triple J’s stalwart music programmer Richard Kingsmill is taking 6 months off.

January 9, 2012
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Adele 21 Had 5.1% Of New Music Sales In 2011

Sales for the Adele ‘21’ in the USA last year are stagging. The ‘21’ album accounted for 5.1% of all new release album sales during 2011.

January 6, 2012
Vintage Trouble
Doc McGhee Introduces His Latest Act Vintage Trouble

Legendary music manager Doc McGhee is now directing the career of new Hollywood band Vintage Trouble.

January 6, 2012
Music Manager's Forum
Music Managers Forum To Kick Off In Melbourne In Feb

The Music Managers Forum Australia is returning for the 15th year running with a great selection of panels for managers and artists alike.

January 6, 2012
Metallica. image by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Maintains Biggest Selling Album Of Past 20 Years

Metallica’s ‘Metallica’ is still the biggest selling album of the past 20 years but The Beatles ‘1’ is moving up the ranks.

January 5, 2012
Lady Gaga. image by Tim Cashmere
Universal Music Was The Biggest Music Label Of 2011

Universal Music maintained its position as the biggest music label of 2011 but it was close.

January 5, 2012
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Was Most Played Artist Of 2011

Katy Perry was the most played artist on radio of 2011, according to Nielsen BDS.

January 5, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Rock Rocked In 2011

Rock was the biggest music genre of 2011 earning 105,685,000 album sales for the music industry.

January 5, 2012