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The 2017 Art Music Awards Winners List

The Art Music Awards for 2017 have been handed out at a gala reception at the City Recital Hall in Sydney.

August 22, 2017
Paul Kelly Life Is Fine
Paul Kelly Had A Convincing Sales Win Over Ed Sheeran Last Week

Paul Kelly’s number one debut was not only his first-ever number one album in Australia, it also beat the world’s number one singer-songwriter to take the honour.

August 21, 2017
Mac DeMarco
Mac DeMarco To Play Laneway 2018

Canadian singer songwriter Mac DeMarco will perform at the Laneway Festival in 2018.

August 21, 2017
Paul Kelly Life Is Fine
Australian Charts: Paul Kelly ‘Life Is Fine’ Debuts At No 1

Twenty years ago this month local singer/songwriter Paul Kelly scored his highest charted album, now his 23rd studio set "Life is Fine" becomes his first No.1 album in Australia, debuting at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

August 21, 2017
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Australian Charts: Pink Slips Into No 1 Spot On Singles Chart

Australia finally has its seventh No.1 for 2017, and the first new chart-topping track since the end of May, as Pink's new single "What About Us" becomes the 116th song to debut at the top of the Australian Singles Chart.

August 21, 2017
Lionel Richie SXSW 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Trump Won’t Attend Kennedy Honors After Stars Boycott

American white supremacist sympathiser Trump has pulled out of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation in December after nominated stars started to boycott the event because of him.

August 20, 2017
Elvis Presley 50 Greatest Hits
Elvis Presley Misses UK Top Spot By 39 Sales Points

The Top 2 on this week’s Official Albums Chart were separated by just 35 combined sales, and it is Ed Sheeran who scoops his 15th (non-consecutive) week at Number 1, denying Elvis Presley an extension of his Official Chart record.

August 19, 2017
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Kram and Glenn Hughes Guest At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Kram talks all things Easybeats, Glenn Hughes tells the stories of Deep Purple Mk II this week at iHeartRadio music news powered by Noise11.com.

August 18, 2017
Triple J Like A Version
Triple J Like A Version To Be Released In The USA

Australian radio network Triple J will release a US edition of the popular Like A Version album series.

August 16, 2017
So Fresh The Hits of Winter 2017
The Actual Australian Music Chart Is Dominated By Compilations

Music sales figures for anything not called Sheeran were atrocious in Australia last week but the true picture was even uglier when you take away the mask.

August 14, 2017
The Voice Australia 2017
The Voice Winner Judah Kelly Sales Plummets In Second Week

2017 The Voice winner Judah Kelly has stiffed in its second week with less than 900 sales last week and the full two-week tally short of 3,500 sales.

August 14, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘divide’ Spends 19th Week At No 1

Ed Sheeran is now up to week NINETEEN at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with his third album and third No.1 "÷ (Divide)".

August 14, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi and Friends Continues To Dominate Singles Chart

It's now a thirteenth straight week at No.1 for "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee with guest vocalist Justin Bieber, becoming the second longest running No.1 this decade and this century.

August 14, 2017
Troy Cassar-Daley by Ros O'Gorman Noise11.com
Troy Cassar-Daley Named Indigenous Artist of the Year

Troy Cassar-Daley has picked up the Artist of the Year award at the National Indigenous Music Awards as well as also scoring Album of the Year for ‘Things I Carry Around’.

August 13, 2017
Le Studio
Le Studio Quebec Destroyed In Fire

The legendary Canadian recording studio Le Studio (Morin-Heights) where classic recordings by The Tea Party, The Police and The Bee Gees were created, has been destroyed by fire.

August 12, 2017
Jimmy Webb performs at the Recital Centre in Melbourne on Tuesday 27 June 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jimmy Webb Talks About His Friend Glen Campbell At Noise11 iHeartRadio

With the passing of country legend Glnn Campbell this week iHeartRadio music news powered by Noise11.com revisits out interview with songwriter Jimmy Webb where he talks about his life-long friend.

August 11, 2017
Paul Kelly Life Is Fine
New Music Releases 11 August 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: The Preatures, Kesha, Rival Fire, The Lurking Fear, Hinder, Kate Miller-Heidke (live), Paul Kelly, Avicii (EP) and Robin Trower.

August 11, 2017
Todd Terje
Todd Terje To Headline Meredith Music Festival 2017-08-11

Norway’s Todd Terje will headline the Meredith Music Festival for 2017.

August 10, 2017
Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the opening of David Bowie Is Exhibition at ACMI Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Music Vault To Launch In December 2017

The Australian Music Vault, Australia’s very own music history museum, will open its doors at the Arts Centre Melbourne in December.

August 10, 2017
The Damage Report
Zo Damage to Exhibit Year-Long Music Photography Project For Melbourne

The work created from Zo Damage’s '365 Day Live Music Photography Project’ will be exhibited at Arts Centre Melbourne from 13-15 August.

August 10, 2017
Katie Noonan, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Ian Moss and Katie Noonan And The Others To Play Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues

The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues will return for 2017 with some obvious and not so obvious names.

August 8, 2017
Face The Music 2017
Melbourne’s Music Conference Face The Music Returns For 10th Year

Victoria’s Face The Music conference will be back for a 10th year in November.

August 8, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ Continues Its Reign

Ed Sheeran returns for a fifth run at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with his third album "÷ (Divide)" now racking up an eighteenth overall week at the top of the Australian charts.

August 7, 2017
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee
Australian Charts: Luis Fonsi Stays At No 1

"Despacito" by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber logs a twelfth week at No.1 in Australia this week, becoming the second longest running No.1 for the century (so far).

August 7, 2017
The Melbourne Guitar Show at the Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday 5 August 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne Guitar Show Has Fans Lined Up For 2017 Event

Melbourne Guitar Show opened to its biggest ever attendance in 2017 with fans, industry and bedroom guitarist lining up ahead of doors opening on Saturday.

August 6, 2017
BUB Best Unsigned Bands
Scott Dorsey and Geoff Wright Announce B.U.B. (Best Unsigned Bands) Competition

International manager and producer Scott Dorsey and Australian producer and musician Geoff Wright have announced a new and organic music contest B.U.B. (Best Unsigned Bands) for real and raw musicians.

August 4, 2017
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Chris Cheney Talks Easybeats John Brewster Talks Angels This Week At Noise11 iHeartRadio

With the upcoming EasyFever shows across Australia The Living End’s Chris Cheney joins Noise11 to talk about the influence The Easybeats had on his band.

August 4, 2017
Coldplay Kaleidoscope
New Music Releases for 4 August 2017

Major new titles coming this week from: George Thorogood, Lance Ferguson, Coldplay (phys), The Nights, A$AP, Twelvyy, Slim Dusty, Black Grape, Don Walker and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.

August 4, 2017
Kirk Lorange
The Music Biz Is “Complete B.S.” Says Guitarist Kirk Lorange

One of Australia’s greatest guitarists Kirk Lorange only ever made one of his own albums because he says the industry is full of “complete B.S.”

August 2, 2017
Lana Del Rey image photo noise11
Australian Charts: Lana Del Rey Puts Lust For Life At No 1

The fifth studio album for US chanteuse Lana Del Rey becomes her fourth consecutive No.1 album in Australia, as "Lust for Life" enters the ARIA Albums Chart in the top position this week.

July 31, 2017