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Madonna New Music Stiffs Worldwide

After all of hype last week Madonna has sure been left holding one big stiff. The six new Madonna songs have flopped globally.

December 28, 2014
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ARIA ALBUMS: Ed Sheeran Has No 1 Christmas Album

Ed Sheeran 'x' sold more than any other album in Australia across Christmas.

December 27, 2014
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ARIA SINGLES: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Top Singles For Third Week

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hold at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart for a third week with “Uptown Funk”, giving them the last chart-topping single for 2014.

December 27, 2014
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Joe Cocker Death Fuels Australian Sales Spike

Joe Cocker has had four albums return to the Australian Top 100 this week following his death of December 22.

December 27, 2014
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Mushroom To Have A Boxing Day Sale

The Mushroom Group will have its first ever Boxing Day sale from Friday, with cheap tickets available until Sunday or sold out.

December 24, 2014
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Inner City Melbourne Is Songwriting Capital of Australia

Melbourne has been confirmed as the songwriting capital of Australia with the inner-city suburb of Brunswick containing the greatest concentration of songwriters in the country.

December 23, 2014
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Fairfax and Macquarie Radio To Merge

The Fairfax and Macquarie radio networks have agreed to merge placing Sydney rivals 2UE and 2GB into the one network with Melbourne’s top rating talk station 3AW.

December 22, 2014
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Ben Haenow Officially Has UK Christmas No 1

X Factor winner Ben Haenow officially has the number one song in the UK for Christmas.

December 22, 2014
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ARN Acquires 96FM Perth For KIIS FM Network

The Australian Radio Network has purchased Perth radio station 96FM to create Australia’s number one metropolitan radio network.

December 22, 2014
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ARIA ALBUMS: Taylor Swift Returns To No 1

Taylor Swift returns to the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums chart this week with “1989”, which by going back to the top for a fourth non-consecutive week is now her longest run at the top of the Australian Albums chart.

December 20, 2014
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ARIA Singles: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Stay At No 1

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars stay at No.1 for a second week on the ARIA Singles chart with “Uptown Funk”, moving Bruno’s tally of weeks at the top in Australia to six now, the same amount as Pink (3 #1’s), Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift (2 #1’s each) have notched up this decade.

December 20, 2014
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Iron Maiden Fail To Stop Ben Haenow Take UK Christmas No 1

The campaign to use Iron Maiden to block Simon Cowell’s X Factor winner Ben Haenow from topping the UK chart is set to fail with Haenow’s ‘Something I Need’ now set for a certain number one.

December 20, 2014
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George Harrison, Bee Gees To Receive Recording Academy Honors

The Recording Academy has released it's list of special award winners for this year's ceremonies in February.

December 19, 2014
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iHeartRadio Music News Tour Edition Holiday Show

iHeartRadio Music News powered by features over the holiday season the touring artists of 2015.

December 19, 2014
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New Music Releases W/C 18 December 2014

Charli XCX, has a new album this week and there are reissues from XTC and Yes as well as vinyl Neil Young.

December 19, 2014
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Woodford Folk Festival Praised For Tourism Impact On Queensland

The Woodford Folk Festival on the Queensland Sunshine Coast has been praised for its impact on the economy.

December 18, 2014
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Big Sky Blues And Roots 2015 Festival Cancelled

The Big Sky Blues and Roots Festival for Deniliquin next Easter has been cancelled for 2015.

December 17, 2014
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Rob Potts Reappointed To CMA Board For 13th Year

Rob Potts, CEO of Rob Potts Entertainment and the man behind events such as the CMC Rocks Qld festival and tours by Zac Brown Band and Big & Rich, has been reappointed the CMA board for the 13th year.

December 17, 2014
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Van Morrison Moves To RCA Records

Van Morrison has a new record label. The Irish icon has signed with RCA to release his next album, the 35th of his career.

December 17, 2014
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Neil Young, Lou Reed Recordings Added To Grammy Hall of Fame

Twenty seven new titles, including recordings by Lou Reed and Neil Young, have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame (15 singles, 12 albums), recognizing their "qualitative or historical significance".

December 17, 2014
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Paul Kelly Gets A Radio Show

Paul Kelly will hit the airways of Double J over Christmas with his own radio show.

December 17, 2014
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Triple J Tops 25-39 Demographic In Sydney and Melbourne

ABC youth network Triple J has does the unthinkable topping the ratings for the 25-39 year old demographic in Australia’s two largest markets Sydney and Perth.

December 16, 2014
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APRA Awards Given Early Start For 2015

The 2015 APRA Awards will happen three months earlier than this year. The event has been moved from June to March.

December 16, 2014
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Triple J Opens Hottest 100 Voting

Voting is now open for Triple J’s Hottest 100 of 2014.

December 15, 2014
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Engelbert Humperdinck Takes On Iron Maiden For UK Chart Battle

The UK is facing one of its biggest chart showdowns of all-time with music legend Engelbert Humperdinck in battle again metal icons Iron Maiden for the number one spot on the English chart next week.

December 15, 2014
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Rolling Stones Top 2014 Box Office Stats

The Rolling Stones had the biggest single concert run of 2014.

December 14, 2014
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Michael Bublé Christmas Creates ARIA Chart Record

Michael Bublé and his festive album “Christmas” returns to the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week, and in doing so for the fourth time in four years, creates history as the first album EVER to return to the No.1 spot (after leaving the chart) four separate times.

December 13, 2014
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ARIA Singles: Mark Ronson And Bruno Mars Are No. 1

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars have the number one song in Australia.

December 13, 2014
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Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze Is Noise11’s Special Guest On iHeartRadio

Glenn Tilbrook reveals his plans with Chris Difford and Squeeze for 2015 this week on iHeartRadio Music News powered by and Squeeze fans will be happy.

December 12, 2014
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Sia, Lorde Nominated For Golden Globe Award

Australia's Sia and New Zealand's Lorde have both been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for 2015.

December 12, 2014