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Remi photo by Ros OGorman
SXSW Adds Remi, Meg Mac And More Australian Acts

Buzz Australian acts Remi and Meg Mac are amongst the names added to the SXSW music conference and festival for Austin, Texas in March.

January 14, 2015
Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman On September 8

Stephen Colbert has a start date for his new job. The former star of ‘The Colbert Report’ will replace David Letterman as the host of ‘The Late Show’ on September 8, 2015.

January 13, 2015
Sony Walkman, noise11, music news
Sony Take On Neil Young Pono With Reinvented Walkman

The Sony Walkman is back and ready to shake up Neil Young’s entry into the audio device with its Hi-Res Audio sound.

January 12, 2015
Sean Kelly, music news, noise11.com
California’s Sean Kelly, New Artist, New Music For 2015

Californian singer songwriter Sean Kelly has started the year as an artist to watch in 2015.

January 11, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ARIA Albums: Taylor Swift 1989 Is No 1 For 6th Week

“1989” by Taylor Swift retains its No.1 position for a sixth non-consecutive week on the ARIA Albums Chart, plus it’s the second two-week run the album has achieved since it initially debuted at the top the weeks of the 3rd and 10th of November, 2014.

January 10, 2015
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Uptown Funk, music news, Noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Stay At No 1

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are at the top of the ARIA Singles chart for a fifth consecutive week with “Uptown Funk”.

January 10, 2015
Pono
Neil Young Pono Goes On Sale For $399 But So What?

Neil Young’s high-quality digital music player Pono has gone on sale but with a $399 price tag, lack of storage and high-cost digital files, it will struggle.

January 9, 2015
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Hear Glenn Shorrock, 5 Aussie Coachella Acts This Week On iHeartRadio

iHeaartRADIO Music News, powered by Noise11.com, returns for the first show of 2015 with original Little River Band singer Glenn Shorrock talking about the non-original band scheduled to perform for Jimmy Fallon.

January 9, 2015
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Chet Faker Performs Gold For Ellen VIDEO

Melbourne singer songwriter Chet Faker has performed his song ‘Gold’ for America via The Ellen Degeneres Show.

January 8, 2015
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble aka BSG
Glenn Shorrock Sends Letter To Jimmy Fallon Protesting LRB Performance

Original Little River Band singer Glenn Shorrock has sent a letter to The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon and Fallon himself protesting the upcoming performance by the non-original Little River Band next week.

January 8, 2015
Nielsen
CONFIRMED: People Are Spending More Than Ever Before On Music

While recorded music sales fell in 2014, streaming plays increased substantially and people are now spending more on music than every before.

January 8, 2015
Jack White Lazaretto
Jack White Had No 1 Vinyl Album Of 2014 In USA

Jack White ‘Lazareeto’ was the biggest selling album on vinyl in 2014 in the USA.

January 8, 2015
Kid Rock photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com
New Music Releases For January 9, 2015

MAJOR RELEASES THIS WEEK INCLUDE NEW ALBUMS FROM; Ghost Culture, Meghan Trainor and 2Cellos.

January 8, 2015
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Disney Has Three Albums In US Top 10

Disney has three albums on the American album chart this week.

January 7, 2015
Sheppard, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Sheppard Geronimo Is Biggest Selling Australian Song of 2014

Brisbane’s Sheppard have scored the top selling Australian hit of 2014 with their song ‘Geronimo’.

January 7, 2015
Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC, Tame Impala Lead Coachella 2015 Line-up

AC/DC and Tame Impala will headline day one of Coachella 2015.

January 7, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: Ed Sheeran Has No 1 Album of 2014

Ed Sheeran X was the biggest selling album of 2014 in Australia. The top 10 ARIA albums of 2014 were:

January 6, 2015
ARIA Singles Top 100 of 2014 Goes To Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams 'Happy' was the biggest selling song of 2014 in Australia. Here are the Top 10:

January 6, 2015
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble aka BSG
Jimmy Fallon Looks Pretty Silly Booking Non Original Little River Band

Whoever books the talent for the Jimmy Fallon show didn’t do his or her research. The non-original Little River Band has been booked on the show to celebrate 40 years of a band that hasn’t had an original member in decades.

January 4, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ARIA Albums: Taylor Swift 1989 Is First No 1 Of 2015

Returning for a fourth run at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week is Taylor Swift with “1989”, which notches up its fifth overall week at the top, helped by her current two Top 10 singles “Blank Space” (#3) and “Shake it off” (#6).

January 3, 2015
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars Uptown Funk, music news, Noise11.com
ARIA Singles: Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Have First Hit Of 2015

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars retain their No.1 spot on the ARIA Singles chart for a fourth consecutive week with “Uptown Funk”.

January 3, 2015
SXSW tragedy photo by Austin Police
SXSW Sued For Wrong Death Of Crash Victims

Families of the SXSW crash victims are now suing the organisers of the event.

January 2, 2015
Spotify, music news, noise11.com
Pop Will Eat Itself …Streaming Crippled Music Sales In 2014

Evidence that streaming is crippling music sales in the past year has been revealed in the end of year report by Nielsen Music.

January 2, 2015
Pink Floyd The Endless River
Pink Floyd The Endless River Was 2014 UK Top Vinyl Album

Pink Floyd 'The Endless River' was the biggest selling album on vinyl in 2014.

January 2, 2015
Clean Bandit, music news, noise11.com
Streaming Doubled In UK In 2014

Figures released this week by the BPI show British artists and surge in streaming help to deliver another £1 billion-plus year for the UK recorded music business.

January 2, 2015
Pharrell Williams
Half A Decade Of Chart Facts 2010-2015

January 1, 2014 gets us halfway through the decade.

January 1, 2015
Pharrell Williams Happy Was Biggest Song Of 2014 In USA

Pharrell Williams ‘Happy’ sold 6,455,000 downloads in the USA in 2014 making it the biggest selling song of the year.

January 1, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift 1989 Was Biggest Album Of 2014 In The USA

Taylor Swift had the biggest selling album of 2014 in the USA with ‘1989’ clocking up sales of 3,661,000 units.

January 1, 2015
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
US Digital Music Sales In Steep Decline For First Time Ever

Digital music sales have stalled at an alarming rate in the USA with sales going backwards during 2014 for the first time ever.

January 1, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ed Sheeran X Is UK’s Biggest Album Of 2014

Ed Sheeran 'X' was the UK's biggest selling album of 2014 and Pink Floyd better than Taylor Swift in England.

January 1, 2015