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fun. Bumps Pink From Number One On ARIA Chart

Fun become the second act this year and the second group this decade to score two No.1 singles, as their new track “Some Nights” moves up a spot to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week. Earlier in the year they hit No.1 with “We Are Young”, which held the top spot for three weeks from mid-March, and it holds at No.41 for another week.

July 22, 2012
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Frank Ocean’s Debut Album Hits Number Two On Billboard Chart

R&B newcomer Frank Ocean's debut album ‘Channel Orange’ scores a surprise second spot on the US chart with 97% digital sales.

July 19, 2012
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Big Day Out Is Red Hot Chili Peppers And…

The Big Day Out 2013 line-up is...

July 16, 2012
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Karise Eden Makes It 3 Weeks On Top Of ARIA Album Chart

For a third week, The Voice winner Karise Eden holds onto the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart with her “My Journey” album, but this coming week her three former grand finalists are all releasing their solo albums, so could Karise be in for some No.1 competition again from her former competitors, we will have to wait and see next week.

July 15, 2012
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Pink Lands Her 6th ARIA Number One

P!nk lands her sixth No.1 single in Australia by debuting at the top this week with “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”, the first single from her sixth studio album ‘The Truth About Love’ which is due in mid September.

July 15, 2012
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Leo Sayer And Ross Wilson To Perform For Gotta Have Heart 2012

Leo Sayer and Ross Wilson will feature in an all-star line-up for the Gala Charity Concerts Gotta Have Heart in Melbourne in August.

July 13, 2012
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Chris Brown Finds Fortune At No. 1

Chris Brown’s new album ‘Fortune’ is the number one album in the USA this week.

July 12, 2012
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Karise Eden Beats Hillsong 45k to 10k

Karise Eden easily won the battle for number one this week blocking Hillsong Live from the top of the chart.

July 9, 2012
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Big Day Out Red Hot Announcement Due Monday

Big Day Out will reveal their red hot line-up next Monday (July 16, 2012).

July 9, 2012
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Bluesfest Wins Battle With Byron Council

Bluesfest will remain in Byron Bay.

July 8, 2012
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Go Mason Go Win Red Bull Backyard Jam

Sydney band Go Mason Go have won the first Red Bull Backyard Jam in Australia.

July 8, 2012
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Karise Eden Album Keeps Her Voice At No. 1

The Voice winner Karise Eden holds at No.1 for a second week with her collection of songs on “My Journey”, giving us two different reality show winners at No.1 in Australia this week, with Reece Mastin at No.1 on the ARIA singles chart.

July 8, 2012
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Reece Mastin Debuts At 1, Karise Eden Plummets

Reece Mastin debuts at No.1 with his third single entitled “Shout it Out”, which becomes the 97th No.1 debut in Australia and our 993rd No.1 single (1940 to 2012) plus it’s the 427th No.1 for ARIA (1983 to 2012).

July 8, 2012
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Icehouse Release the Icehouse Tea Towel

We are all getting older and Icehouse knows their audience. You’ve worn the t-shirt; now do the dishes with the Icehouse Tea Towel.

July 7, 2012
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Andy Jans-Brown & Coz*mic Is Music You Must Hear

Rarely does an album ever drop on my desk from a complete unknown and knock me out. This week in the mail I received a package from Andy Jans-Brown containing his double album ‘Letting Go’. You must hear it.

July 6, 2012
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Jack White Tops Mid Year Vinyl Chart

Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’ is the biggest selling vinyl album of the year so far.

July 6, 2012
Gotye
Gotye Has Third Biggest Digital Album Of Year In USA

Gotye ‘Making Mirrors’ is the third biggest selling digital album of 2012 so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

July 6, 2012
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Gotye and Kimbra Have Biggest Selling Song Of 2012

Melbourne’s Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Something That I Used To Know’ is the biggest selling song in the USA for 2012 so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

July 6, 2012
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Adele And Gotye Top Billboard’s Mid-Year Chart

According to Billboard, Adele and Gotye are the highest-selling artists for the first half of 2012.  

July 5, 2012
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Shock To Distribute Razor & Tie In Australia

US music label Razor & Tie has signed a distribution deal with Shock Records in Australia for its rock releases.

July 4, 2012
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ABC Music Stays Universal

ABC Music, the ABC’s contemporary and classical music labels, has re-signed its distribution agreement with Universal Music and has expanded the deal to bring its ABC Kids Music label into the partnership.

July 3, 2012
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The Voice, Australia’s Music Chart Road Kill Revealed

The Voice gave this week’s Australian chart a number of firsts and they were all bad. Never before have so many songs debuted one week and disappeared the next.

July 1, 2012
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Glenn Wheatley To Manage Natasha Duarté

17-year old Melbourne singer/songwriter Natasha Duarté has signed a management deal with Australian uber-manager Glenn Wheatley.

July 1, 2012
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EMI Publishing Sold For $2.2B To Sony

Sony has paid $2.2 billion for a 50% share of EMI Publishing.

July 1, 2012
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Adele 21 Departs Australian Top 10

The Adele album ‘21’ has departed the Australian Top 10 for the first time in 15 months.

July 1, 2012
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The Voice ARIA Slaughterhouse, Karise Eden 1 to 54

For all of the huge debuts that The Voice racked up last week, their presence in the Top 10 has been reduced to one song within the entire ten.

July 1, 2012
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Karise Eden Takes Top Spot On ARIA Chart

Karise Eden drops from the No.1 spot on the singles chart, but claims the new No.1 album in the country with instantly platinum certified “My Journey”, which is also the sixth consecutive No.1 debut in the past seven weeks.

July 1, 2012
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Carly Rae Jepsen And Adele Top 2012 ARIA Chart … So Far

Carly Rae Jepsen ‘Call Me Maybe’ and Adele ‘21’ are the biggest single and album of 2012 so far, according to ARIA.

June 30, 2012
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Justin Bieber Believe Is Year’s Biggest Debut In USA

Justin Bieber ‘Believe’ sold 374,000 units in its first week in America last week giving it the highest selling first week sales of the year.

June 28, 2012
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iTunes And Spotify Are Now Highest Income Generators For Labels

A major music label insider has claimed that their top two sources of income are now iTunes and Spotify.

June 27, 2012