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Sam Smith Might Grab No 1 This Week MIDWEEK SALES

Sam Smith may have the number one album in Australia this week while Meghan Trainer's reality show appearance has boosted her sales.

September 17, 2014
Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton
Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton Retire At The Movies

After 28 years on Australian television together Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are calling it quits and the ABC will axe At The Movies.

September 16, 2014
U2 and Apple
How To Dismantle A U2 Bomb

Apple has acknowledged its mistake spamming 500 million users with a new U2 album but the band’s manager Guy Oseary is whining about the whingers.

September 16, 2014
Rob Carlton To Host 2014 Screen Music Awards

Rob Carlton, who played Kerry Packer in the biopic ‘Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo’, has been named as host of the 2014 Screen Music Awards for Sydney in November.

September 16, 2014
Royal Blood, noise11
Royal Blood, Damon Albarn Nominated For Mercury Music Prize

Damon Albarn and Royal Blood are two of the 12 nominees for the Mercury Music Prize this year.

September 14, 2014
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Vance Joy Dream My Life Away Debuts At 1 On ARIA Albums

Local singer/songwriter Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) takes his debut album “Dream Your Life Away” straight into the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

September 13, 2014
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift Racks Up Three Weeks On Top of ARIA Singles

Taylor Swift spends her longest run at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week, as her second No.1 “Shake it off” racks up a third consecutive week at the chart pinnacle.

September 13, 2014
U2 and Apple
U2 Destroy 30 Years Of Legacy In One PR Stunt

U2’s album spam PR stunt has destroyed decades of legacy quicker than hitting a delete button. In fact, many millions of Apple customers were looking for their delete button as soon as they were spammed with a product they did not opt-n for.

September 13, 2014
Dead Daisies Face I Love
PREMIERE: The Dead Daisies Face I Love VIDEO

When The Dead Daisies invited fans to contribute their face to the ‘Face I Love’ video over 5000 fans globally uploaded their mug shots.

September 12, 2014
The Tea Party - Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Tea Party and HARTS Talk This Week on iHeartRadio

Jeff Martin of The Tea Party joins iHeartRadio this week as the band releases its first album in 10 years and prepares for their upcoming Australian tour.

September 12, 2014
The Madden Brothers
Madden Brothers, Train Lead The Weeks New Releases

Slash, Train, Madden Brothers, Megan Washington and Obey the Brave have the lead albums this week.

September 12, 2014
Russell Morris, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Russell Morris Awarded Leading Edge Album of the Year

Australian music legend Russell Morris’ ‘Van Dieman’s Land’ has been named Leading Edge Album of the Year.

September 12, 2014
Kasey Chambers photo Ros OGorman, music news, noise11
Premier Artists Score ARIA Trifecta With Barnes, Chambers and Hilltop Hoods

Premier Artists have scored the ARIA trifecta with three of their artists Jimmy Barnes, Kasey Chambers and Hilltop Hoods in the Top 3 albums this week.

September 11, 2014
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away
Vance Joy Good For This Weeks No 1 MIDWEEK SALES

Taylor Swift is on track to spend a third week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart with “Shake it off”, which would in turn become her longest run at the top of the Australian charts, as her only other chart-topper; “Love Story” spent two broken weeks at No.1 in 2009.

September 10, 2014
Beeb Birtles, Glenn Shorrock and Graeham Goble aka BSG
Stephen Housden Forces Little River Band Founder To Close Facebook Page

Stephen Housden, the current legal owner of the Little River Band name, has taken action to force Little River Band founder and principal songwriter Graeham Goble to take down a LRB Facebook page.

September 10, 2014
White Night Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman Noise11.
Melbourne’s White Night Wants You For 2015

White Night Melbourne will return in February 2015 and City of Melbourne wants your contribution.

September 9, 2014
City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band
Meredith Adds 125 Year Old Band

The Meredith Music Festival has added a 125 year old band who have played the festival 10 times.

September 8, 2014
John Butler Trio
Alberts To Work John Butler Trio Catalogue

Alberts has secured the synch licencing right to the John Butler catalogue.

September 8, 2014
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Paul Kelly Merri Soul Sessions Withdrawn From Independent Music Award Nominations

Paul Kelly’s ‘Merri Soul Sessions’ has been withdrawn as a nomination for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards because the album is yet to be released.

September 8, 2014
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Sia, Chet Faker, RÜFÜS Lead Independent Music Awards Nominations

Chet Faker, Courtney Barnett, John Butler Trio, Sia and Violent Soho are this year's five nominees for Best Independent Artist at the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards.

September 8, 2014
Pete Murray. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Pete Murray To Showcase For AWME

Singer/songwriter Pete Murray has been added to the list of performers at the upcoming Australian World Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

September 8, 2014
CSNY 1974 deluxe edition
Crosby Stills Nash & Young Sue Printer For Failure To Deliver

Crosby Stills Nash and Young are suing printing company D’Andrea Graphics Corp for failure to fill 1,250 orders.

September 7, 2014
Jimmy Barnes 30 30 Hindsight
Jimmy Barnes Scores 10th No 1 ARIA ALBUMS

Jimmy Barnes debuts at No.1 with his new album/collection “30:30 Hindsight”, entering the charts on sales of Gold ● and becoming his TENTH No.1 album since his debut solo set climbed to the top in early October 1984.

September 6, 2014
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Taylor Swift Shake It Off Still No 1 ARIA SINGLES

Taylor Swift spends a second week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with her second chart-topping song here “Shake it off”.

September 6, 2014
Robert Plant, Australian Tour 2013, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Robert Plant, Vance Joy Lead The Week’s New Releases

This week Robert Plant, Ryan Adams, Vance Joy, The Kooks and Counting Crows lead the new releases.

September 5, 2014
Royal Blood, noise11
Royal Blood and Adam Thompson on iHeartRadio Music News

Royal Blood talk about have they never considered being anything except a two-piece band and Adam Thompson of Chocolate Starfish opens up about the band's upcoming performance of Meat Loaf 'Bat Out Of Hell' on iHeartRadio Music News, powered by Noise11 this week.

September 5, 2014
Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks Launches New Online Store

Garth Brooks has become an online retailer.

September 5, 2014
Jimmy Barnes, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jimmy Barnes Vs Kasey Chambers MIDWEEK REPORT

Jimmy Barnes and Kasey Chambers are going neck and neck for the number one album in Australia for this weekend.

September 3, 2014
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Support Act Launches Bandwagon Fundraising Appeal

Support Act, the music industries fund to help musicians and families of musicians in need, has launched a new fundraiser Bandwagon.

September 3, 2014
Zac Brown Band, Deni Blues and Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Bluesfest 2015 Headliners Are The Black Keys, Zac Brown Band

The Black Keys and Zac Brown Band will return to Australia for Bluesfest 2015.

September 2, 2014