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Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
What Are The Longest Charting Hits Of All Time For Australia? The Answer Is Here

Several articles published today have mentioned how Vance Joy has just achieved the longest run on the Australian Singles chart with his first entry “Riptide”, which this week notched up its 107th consecutive week on the charts.

May 11, 2015
Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Mumford & Sons ‘Wilder Mind’ Is No 1

The third studio album for English act Mumford & Sons becomes the bands second No.1 album in Australia, as “Wilder Mind” is also the bands first to debut at the top of the ARIA Albums chart.

May 9, 2015
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa And Charlie Puth Are Still No 1

Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth hold for a fifth week atop the ARIA Singles Chart with their ballad “See You Again”, making the song the longest run at the for 2015 so far.

May 9, 2015
Simply Red Mick Hucknall - image by Ros O'Gorman
Mick Hucknall, Mark Sholtez Guest on Noise11 iHeartRadio Music News

Mick Hucknall of Simply Red joins Paul Cashmere of to talk about his upcoming album 'Big Love'.

May 8, 2015
Gary Clark Jnr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
2015 Blues Awards Winners

The 36th annual Blues Awards were handed out in memphis on Thursday with wins to Gary Clark Jr, Keb Mo, Joe Bonamassa and Elvin Bishop.

May 8, 2015
Snoop Dogg, photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news,
New Music Releases For May 8, 2015

Snoop Dogg, Ciara, Emmylou Harris with Rodney Crowell, Patrick Wilson and Miles Away lead the music released for May 8, 2015.

May 7, 2015
Kirsty Rivers, music news,
Kirsty Rivers To Lead Victorian Government’s Music Works Program

Australian music industry identity Kirsty Rivers has been appointed to the newly created role of Manager, Contemporary Music for the Andrews Labor Government’s Music Works program as part of Creative Victoria.

May 5, 2015
Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil photo by Ros OGorman
Peter Garrett And Musexpo’s Sat Bisla To Speak At Bigsound 2015

The Bigsound music conference has announced its first round of speakers with Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett and Musexpo founder and curator Sat Bisla as key speakers.

May 5, 2015
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
One Direction and Katy Perry Are The Top Money Earners Of 2015 (So Far)

Billboard has issued its 2015 survey of the top money makers in music and One Direction is number one followed by Katy Perry.

May 5, 2015
Mark Ronson, music news,
Mark Ronson Uptown Funk Credits Expanded To Avoid Litigation

Mark Ronson has added five names to the songwriting credits of ‘Uptown Funk’ in a blatant attempt to divert litigation.

May 4, 2015
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Blur The Magic Whip Debuts At No 1 in UK

Blur has officially scored their sixth straight number 1 in the U.K. with The Magic Whip.

May 4, 2015
Sam Smith, music news,
ARIA Albums: Sam Smith Holds On To Top Spot In Australia

Sam Smith spends a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart with his album “In the Lonely Hour”’ although the cancellation of his tour due to ill health during the mid-week saw him play one of his two Sydney shows before having to unfortunately pull-out.

May 2, 2015
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth Spends 4th Week at No 1

Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth are No.1 for a fourth week atop the ARIA Singles chart with their collaboration “See You Again”, which is now at the top in 55 countries this week.

May 2, 2015
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Amanda Pelman To Chair Australia’s Eurovision Jury

Australian music executive and entrepreneur Amanda Pelman has been named to chair the Australian jury for the Eurovision Song Contest.

May 2, 2015
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Paul Weller, Milk Carton Kids Guest On Noise11 iHeartRadio Music News

On this week’s iHeartRadio Music News the legendary Paul Weller chats with Paul Cashmere ahead of the release of his new album Saturns Pattern and shares an insight into still performing songs by The Jam and The Style Council.

May 1, 2015
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Wild Weather Forces Cancelation Of Urban Country Music Festival UPDATE

Today’s first day of the Urban Country Music Festival in Caboolture has been cancelled due to extreme wild weather condition

May 1, 2015
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New Music Releases For May 1, 2015

Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown Band, My Morning Jacket, Super Furry Animals, Django Django, In Hearts Wake and Reece Mastin lead the week's new music releases.

May 1, 2015
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Blur The Magic Whip Outselling Other Albums Five To One In UK

Taking twelve years off sure has whipped Blur fans into a frenzy.

May 1, 2015
The Script, music news,
The Script To Replace Sam Smith At The Logie Awards

The Script have been recruited to replace the ailing Sam Smith at the Logie Awards this weekend in Melbourne.

May 1, 2015
Musexpo, music news
Monks Of Mellonwah, Evol Walks Showcase At Global Rock Summit

Australian acts Monks of Mellonwah and Evol Walks are showcasing at the Global Rock Summit in Los Angeles this weekend.

April 26, 2015
Sam Smith, music news,
ARIA Albums: Sam Smith Has The Number One Album In Australia

Sam Smith takes the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart for the first time with his debut album “In the Lonely Hour”, the set helped by his national tour starting the 25th of April and it jumps up four places after having spent 48 weeks on the charts and this is the sets 37th week within the Top 10.

April 25, 2015
Wiz Khalifa, music news,
ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth Spend Third Week On Top

Holding for a third week on top of the ARIA Singles chart is the song from the ‘Furious 7’ soundtrack by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth entitled “See You Again”.

April 25, 2015
Damon Albarn photo by Ros OGorman
New Music Releases For 24 April 2015

New music releases this week include albums by Blur, Josh Groban, Millencolin, Ruby Boots, Reba McEntire and The Airborne Toxic Event.

April 24, 2015
Mary Mihelakos announcing Leaps and Bounds 2015, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Leaps And Bounds Reveal 2015 Program

The City of Yarra has revealed the third annual Leaps and Bounds Music Festival at a launch party at the Gasometer in Collingwood and once again, it has announced an outstanding lineup with over 50 venues collectively hosting more than 300 events featuring around 800 acts during the 17 day festival.

April 24, 2015
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Django Django Guest This Week on Noise11 iHeartRadio

Jimmy Dixon of Django Django is the special guest on iHeartRadio Music News, powered by Noise11 this week.

April 24, 2015
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Metallica Cassette Was Second Best Seller For Record Store Day

Metallica's special cassette release for Record Store Day was the second biggest selling item on the day last weekend.

April 23, 2015
Damon Albarn Melbourne 2014, photo ros ogorman
Splendour In The Grass Sells Out In Less Than One Hour

Splendour In the Grass tickets were snapped up fast and the event sold-out within an hour of going on sale today.

April 23, 2015
Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jay-Z’s Tidal Stiffs

Just two weeks after Jay-Z introduced his Tidal streaming service, the interest has almost dropped out of site. With the share price escalating and then sliding, Tidal has caused a major 'Pump and Dump' on the Swedish Stock Exchange.

April 22, 2015
Triple J, music news,
Triple J Is The No 1 Radio Station 18-40 In Melbourne

The ABC’s “youth network” Triple J is the number one radio station in Melbourne for 18-24 and 25-39 year olds. What does that say about the quality of commercial radio?

April 21, 2015
Jazz Bell Awards namesake Graham Bell. photo by Ros O'Gorman
2015 Jazz Bell Award Nominees Announced

The Jazz Bell Awards will be handed out in Melbourne on April 30.

April 20, 2015