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Hungry Kids Of Hungary And Emma Louise Star in Brisbane Walk Of Fame

Hungry Kids Of Hungary and Emma Louise have joined the Bee Gees, Powderfinger and Savage Garden with their own stars in the Walk Of Fame in Brisbane’s Brunswick St Mall in Fortitude Valley,

October 28, 2012
Suzie Howie at a Mary Poppins rehearsal: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Suzie Howie Farewelled With Standing Ovation At Her Curtain Call

The last show star publicist Suzie Howie worked on was A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. At the opening night performance last night in Melbourne, she was farewelled with a standing ovation.

October 28, 2012
Robert Plant. image by Haylee Cashmere, Noise11, photo
Robert Plant To Play Bluesfest

Bluesfest’s Peter Noble has caught his “great white whale”. After years of persevering Robert Plant will play at Bluesfest in 2013.

October 28, 2012
Taylor Swift - Red
ARIA Goes From Pink To Red With Taylor Swift Number One

Take the white out of pink and you get “Red”! So this week Taylor Swift’s fourth album “Red” debuts at No.1 to become her second No.1 album and her second No.1 debut, as her last album “Speak Now” debuted at the top on 8th of November in 2010.

October 28, 2012
Psy
PSY Gangnam Style Still Goes Gangbusters On ARIA

A fifth week atop the ARIA Singles Chart for PSY’s “Gangnam Style”, and another new sales certification in the process, making it five weeks at the top and now five x Platinum. Plus “Gangnam Style” is now the third equal longest running No.1 of the year, below is a list of the longest running chart-toppers of 2012 (so far).

October 28, 2012
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Yothu Yindi Announced as 2012 ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee

The ARIA board have something special planned for next month's ARIA Awards in Sydney, when eight time ARIA Award winners, Yothu Yindi, will be inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame, with some very special guests expected to join them on stage.

October 27, 2012
Something For Kate, PaulDempsey: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Something For Kate, 360 and Seth Sentry Invited To Play SXSW

South by Southwest, the world’s biggest music conference held in Austin, Texas has invited 16 artists from Australia and 3 from New Zealand to showcase at the music festival in 2013.

October 27, 2012
Apple
Apple Expected To Move Into Online Radio

Rumours are intensifying around the likelihood of Apple introducing an ad-supported, web-based radio service into the already busy online streaming market by March next year.

October 27, 2012
Mick Hadley
Mick Hadley Of Purple Hearts Loses Cancer Battle

Australian guitarist Mick Hadley has died at Robina Hospital on the Gold Coast after a battle with cancer.

October 27, 2012
Suzie Howie at a Mary Poppins rehearsal: Photo Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Suzie Howie, Melbourne’s PR Giant

The Australian entertainment industry has lost one of the greats of publicity. Our friend Suzie Howie has lost her battle with cancer.

October 26, 2012
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Face The Music Full Program Announced

This week sees the launch of Face The Music’s full program, as Melbourne gets set to host one of the most important events on the Victorian music calendar this November.

October 26, 2012
Wagons at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Aussie Band Submissions Last Days

Australian acts wanting to apply to showcase at SXSW 2013 have until November 7 to do so.

October 24, 2012
SXSW 6th Street Photo Ros O'Gorman
Stuart Coupe To Present Wild About You Panel At SXSW

Stuart Coupe, the well-known music journo, broadcaster, label owner and artist manager, will present ‘Wild About You’, a panel about the history of Australian and New Zealand music at SXSW in 2013.

October 23, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink Spends 5th Week At Number One On ARIA

Pink not only stays at No.1 for a fifth consecutive week with “The Truth About Love”, but she also picks up a four x Platinum certification, and the album is now the equal third longest running chart-topper for the year. So far the list looks like this…

October 21, 2012
Psy
PSY Is Number One, Adele Leaves Chart After One Week

With PSY in the country most of last week, dancing for his fans and the media with his “Gangnam Style”, he has remained at No.1 for a fourth straight week on the ARIA Singles Chart, plus the song leaps from two times to now four x Platinum in sales.

October 21, 2012
Allans Billy Hyde
Allans Billy Hyde To Be Shutdown

Negotiations to sell-off Allans Billy Hyde have failed and now the company will be shut down with over 500 employees today learning they will be losing their job over the coming weeks.

October 17, 2012
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Chet Faker Scores At The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards

Chet Faker, 360, The Jezabels, Royal Headache and more pick up Jagermeister Independent Music Awards.

October 17, 2012
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Australia’s Paul Dainty Puts Together Rolling Stones Show

The greatest rock and roll band in the world has chosen the greatest promoter in the world to put their 50th Anniversary show together.

October 16, 2012
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WATCH: The Legends Of Laurel Canyon, The Complete Documentary

‘The Legends of Laurel Canyon’, Tina Malave’s fascinating documentary of the music and residents of Laurel Canyon, is now streaming online.

October 15, 2012
Ella Hooper: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ella Hooper Wins ACRA Radio Award

Former Killing Heidi singer Ella Hooper has won a radio award.

October 14, 2012
Dylan Lewis of Nova 100
Australian Commercial Radio Awards Winners Complete List

Australia's commercial radio industry gathered in Sydney last night for the ACRA's (Australian Commercial Radio Awards).

October 14, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink Spends 4th Week At Top Of ARIA Chart

P!nk spends her fourth straight week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with “The Truth About Love”. Her total of weeks at No.1 now up to 28 accumulated weeks, placing her at outright 11th on the list of ‘Most Accumulated Weeks at No.1: Albums (1965-2012)’, her next target now is the 30 weeks that Elton John (7) and Michael Jackson (6) have racked up with their respective No.1 album amounts (in brackets).

October 14, 2012
Psy
PSY Tops ARIA Singles Chart For Third Week

PSY is spending a third week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his smash song “Gangnam Style”, and with him in the country this coming week (starting with an X-Factor appearance on Monday night), he will most likely be at the top again next week.

October 14, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Battle Scars Was 99th No 1 Debut

When Guy Sebastian debuted at No.1 in mid-August with his sixth No.1 single “Battle Scars”, not only did he break a new record for most No.1 singles by an Australian MALE artist, he also became the 99th No.1 single to debut at the top of the charts, meaning we only have one more to go to make it to the 100th No.1 debut.

October 13, 2012
Deezer
Deezer Announces Plans For $130 Million Funding

A day after digital streaming company Deezer announced it had closed $130 million in funding, the company has today announced its plans for the use of the funds.

October 10, 2012
Gallins
Allans Billy Hyde Rejects Gallins Offer

The receiver for the Allans Music & Billy Hyde music stores has rejected an offer from retail group Australian Musical Imports and Gallin’s Musician’s Pro Shop to take over the company.

October 10, 2012
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford And Sons Hold Muse From Top Of US Chart

The Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ album has kept Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ from the top spot on the US album chart this week despite dropping 74% on last weeks sales.

October 10, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Australian Music Prize Announces The “Longlist”

The rebranded AMP releases a list of 26 albums as part of the “Official Entrants” longlist.

October 9, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Independent Music Awards Announce Their Best Label Nominees

The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have announced the nominees for the new Best Label category.

October 9, 2012
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink Outsells Muse By More Than Double

Pink managed to outsell everyone in her path this week with her ‘The Truth About Love’ album in its third week selling more than double Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ in its first week.

October 8, 2012