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Foster The People. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Foster The People Finally Top The ARIA Chart

Foster The People finally beat out Adele in this week’s ARIA Chart Wrap.

February 6, 2012
2011 AMP Shortlist Announced

The nine albums in the running for Australia’s premier music prize, the AMP, have been announced.

February 2, 2012
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Soul Train Creator Don Cornelius Found Dead

Don Cornelius, the creator of the Soul Train music TV show, has been found dead at his home in Sherman Oaks.

February 2, 2012
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PPCA Distributes $25 Million To Aussie Artists

PPCA, the organisation representing the rights of artists and record labels, distributed a record $25 million to artists during the financial year ending June, 2011.

February 1, 2012
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Adele Spends Another Week Atop The ARIA Chart

Adele keeps powering on, but metallers Lamb of God make a big showing in this week’s chart.

January 30, 2012
Julia Gillard at the Bell Awards. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Australian Jazz Bell Awards Adds New Category For 2012

The Australian Jazz Bell Awards have added a new category for ‘Most Original Australian Jazz Album’.

January 29, 2012
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Keith Urban and Beccy Cole Sweep Tamworth

Australia’s Keith Urban and Beccy Cole are the country music stars of the year after picking up the big Golden Guitar awards at the 40th Country Music Awards in Tamworth.

January 29, 2012
Triple J Hottest 100 Complete Winners List

Here is the Triple J 2012 Hottest 100 complete winners list:

January 26, 2012
Gotye Tops Triple J Hottest 100 Complete Winners List

Gotye 'Somebody That I Used To Know' has topped Triple J's Hottest 100.

January 26, 2012
Gotye Somebody That I Used To Know Passes 50 Million Views

Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ has now been viewed more than 50 million times on YouTube. The video passed the 50m benchmark overnight.

January 26, 2012
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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
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