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Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Clocks Up 15th Week With No 1 Album

Ed Sheeran remains at No.1 for a fifteenth broken week with his third studio album "÷ (Divide)".

July 10, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: That Luis Fonsi Thing Is Still No 1 But Noah Cyrus Stiffs

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee along with added vocals by Justin Bieber are at No.1 for an eighth straight week with their Spanish infused hit "Despacito", becoming Justin's longest run at the top in Australia now.

July 10, 2017
Simon Napier-Bell
Simon Napier-Bell To Speak At BigSound 2017

Former Wham and Marc Bolan manager Simon Napier-Bell will speak at the BigSound music conference in Brisbane in September.

July 6, 2017
South Australia Music Awards
South Australia Music Awards 2017 Entries Open

Music SA today opened the entries for the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards).

July 6, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Catalogue Now Outsells New Music Sales For First Half Of 2017

The sales and listening of recorded albums continues to drop according to Buzz Angle Music but, of the LPs that have been purchased or streamed, almost two-thirds were catalogue product.

July 6, 2017
Timberwolf
South Australia Showcases Seven Unsigned Artists For Scouted

Music SA’s unsigned initiative Scouted has rounded up seven acts to perform at Adelaide’s East End on July 28 It is all part of the South Australia’s grab of AIR Awards coinciding with Indie-Con Australia.

July 3, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Dethrones Lorde To Return To No 1 Album

For a fourth time Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" returns to the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, racking up its fourteenth overall week at No.1 in Australia.

July 3, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Fonsi Sticks At No 1

It's a seventh week at No.1 in Australia for the song "Despacito" for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, and in the process it becomes the longest running chart-topper for a Puerto Rican act in Australia.

July 3, 2017
Art Music Awards
APRA To Hold Art Music Awards in Sydney in August

APRA AMCOS will present to the 7th Art Music Awards in Sydney on August 22.

July 2, 2017
Noise11 iHeartRadio
Justin Hayward And David Bridie Guest at Noise11 iHeartRadio

Justin Hayward is at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week to talk about 50 years of Moody Blues and first very first solo tour of Australia. Also David Bridie of My Friend The Chocolate Cake previews the new album 'The Revival Meeting' and talks about the band's homage to artist Jeffrey Smart.

June 30, 2017
The Best of Josh Pyke
New Music Releases for 29 June 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Calvin Harris, Tuesday the Sky, Devin Townsend Project, Stone Sour, The Acacia Strain, Tex, Don & Charlie, Lany, Jason Owen, TLC and Josh Pyke GH's.

June 30, 2017
Pandora, music news, noise11.com
Pandora Shuts Up Shop In Australia

Pandora will close its Australian office despite claiming a local user base of 1.2 million.

June 27, 2017
Guvera
Guvera Investigated For Missing Millions

Failed streaming company Guvera is being investigated after burning through $180 million of investor’s money and before collapsing.

June 26, 2017
Lorde Melodrama
Australian Charts: Lorde Takes Over No 1 Album Spot With Melodrama

The second studio album for New Zealand female artist Lorde becomes her second No.1 album in Australia, as "Melodrama" debuts in the pole position on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

June 26, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Fonsi Stays At 1 With Despacito

Justin Bieber has now amassed as many weeks at No.1 in Australia as both Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran, as his appearance in the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Spanglish track "Despacito" stays atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth consecutive week.

June 26, 2017
Steve Jones
Sex Pistols Steve Jones To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018 but not for music. Jones will be awarded for his work on radio.

June 25, 2017
Josh Pyke, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Josh Pyke and Royal Blood Guest This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Josh Pyke has released his debut album from a decade ago on vinyl for the very first time. He has also released a best of deep with rarities and b-sides. He’ll tell you all about it this week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

June 23, 2017
Prince Purple Rain
New Music Releases For 23 June 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: Imagine Dragons, Vince Staples, The Chain Gang of 1974, Bent Knee, DJ Khaled, Jeff Tweedy, Purple Rain re-issue, Jaymes Young and the soundtracks for Despicable Me 3 and Baby Driver.

June 23, 2017
Alex The Astronaut
BigSound Announces First Round of Showcase Artists

Brisbane's BigSound music conference has announced over 60 showcase acts in the round one announcement of performers.

June 22, 2017
Music Wars CD
Central Station’s ‘Music Wars’ Book Now Has A Companion Album

Central Station Records will release a 3CD companion to founders Giuseppe (Jo) Palumbo and Morgan Williams’ book ‘Music Wars’.

June 21, 2017
Tim McGee
Ministry of Sound Australia Changes Name To TMRW Music

Australia’s arm of Ministry of Sound has been rebranded TMRW Music.

June 20, 2017
Kate Miller-Heidke announces Helpmann Awards Nominations at Hamer Hall.
Jimmy Barnes Nominated For Cabaret Helpmann, Springsteen For Concert

The 2017 Helpmann Award nominations have been announced. Jimmy Barnes is up for a Cabaret award, Springsteen and Patti Smith are competing for Best International Concert and Dame Julie Andrews may win a Director award if ‘My Fair Lady’ can beat ‘The Book of Mormon’.

June 20, 2017
Music Wars
Central Station Founders Drop Bombshells Of Music Biz In New Book Music Wars’

The story of Central Station Records, the boutique Melbourne record store that became a record store and music empire for its founders, is told in the new book ‘Music Wars – The Sound of the Underground’.

June 19, 2017
Phil Ceberano, One Electric Day November 2014 at Werribee Park: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Monique Brumby and Phil Ceberano To Mentor Rock Academy Teen Music Talent

ARIA winning singer songwriter Monique Brumby and guitarist Phil Ceberano will front Rock Academy Melbourne to mentor teen music talent in songwriting and performing these July school holidays.

June 19, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran MBE ‘divide’ Spends 13th Week At No 1

Ed Sheeran's "÷ (Divide)" stays atop the ARIA Albums Chart for a thirteenth non-consecutive week.

June 19, 2017
Adrian Belew, Birds Basement 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Adrian Belew Tells A Wealth of Stories At Noise11 iHeartRadio

Adrian Belew, the former guitarist for David Bowie, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa and long-time member of King Crimson sits down with Noise11’s Paul Cashmere for amazing stories about his incredible career.

June 16, 2017
Nigel Grainge
R.I.P. Nigel Grange Founder Of Ensign Records Aged 70

Nigel Grainge, the founder of Ensign Records, has died at age 70 following complications from surgery.

June 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Once Again The Death Of The CD Is Exaggerated

Once again stories about the death of the CD have been grossly exaggerated. A study of this week’s Australian Top 10 ARIA album chart by The Noise Network shows that most fans prefer the physical format over streams and downloads.

June 12, 2017
Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia
Denis Handlin Paul Dainty and Michael Coppel Honoured In Queen’s Birthday List

Sony Music’s Denis Handlin and promoters Michael Coppel and Paul Dainty have been awarded honours in the Queen’s Birthday List for 2017.

June 12, 2017
Not From There
Not From There Tops Double J 50 Most Overlooked Songs of the 90s

Not For There, the Australian band formed in the UK that later relocated to Brisbane, has topped Double J's 50 Most Overlooked Songs of the 90s.

June 10, 2017