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The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles The Chainsmokers Stay No 1 For Another Week

The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey track ‘Closer’ has spent a comfortable week again at the top of the Australian singles chart blocking two songs featuring Justin Bieber from overtaking it.

August 20, 2016
Dolly Parton - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
New Music Releases For 19 August 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Drapht, Dolly Parton, John Williamson, David Brent, Crystal Castles, Frenzal Rhomb, Blood Orange, Sam Coomes and Roy & HG.

August 19, 2016
The Amity Affliction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Awards Date Set For November 23

The 2016 ARIA Awards will be held on 23 November 2016 singling the start of the Christmas marketing season for the major labels.

August 17, 2016
Helen Gifford
APRA Art Music Awards Winners Announced In Melbourne

The APRA Art Music awards were handed out in Melbourne tonight (16 Aug 17). It was the night contemporary classical, jazz, chamber and the experimental music world are acknowledged for this excellence.

August 16, 2016
Robert Forster
Robert Forster To Speak At Face The Music 2016

Robert Forster of The Go-Betweens will speak at the Face The Music conference in Melbourne in November.

August 15, 2016
Suicide Squad
Australian Albums: Suicide Squad Beats Out Bernard Fanning

For the second time this year we have a Soundtrack at the top spot on the ARIA Albums Chart, with the DC film 'Suicide Squad' hitting the top of both the box-office and now Albums chart.

August 15, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles: Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ Is No 1

No.1 for the first time in Australia are the US duo The Chainsmokers with singer Halsey and their collaboration "Closer", which debuted at No.2 last week and climbs up to take out the top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart this week.

August 15, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles The Chainsmokers Closer Is Week’s Most Shazamed Song

The Chainsmokers and Halsey collaboration ‘Closer’ is the song most Australian’s sought out this week on Shazam.

August 13, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer ‘Cold Water’ Still Top Streaming Song

Major Lazer has reversed position with The Chainsmokers as the most streamed song of the week, while Chainsmokers owns most downloaded song position.

August 13, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles Chart: Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ Most Downloaded Song

The Chainsmokers have an easy win of the Singles Chart for downloads in Australia this week with ‘Closer’ featuring Halsey giving Major Lazer with Bieber and MØ a bump from the top.

August 13, 2016
Green Day Bang Bang
New Music Releases 12 August 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: The Amity Affliction, Celtic Thunder, DJ Khaled (phys), Dylan Scott, Young the Giant, Rae Sremmund, Justin Moore and the Pete's Dragon remake soundtrack as well as the new Green Day song 'Bang Bang'.

August 12, 2016
Ministry of Sound
Ministry of Sound Sold To Sony

Dance label Ministry of Sound has been sold to Sony Music UK.

August 11, 2016
Little Sea
Little Sea To Loop Fans Via In Twitter

Sydney’s Little Sea have teamed with Twitter to perform live for whatever device you may be viewing this in.

August 11, 2016
Kevin Borich performs at the Melbourne Guitar Show Caulfield Racetrack on Saturday 6 August. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Thousands Flock To Second Melbourne Guitar Show

The second annual Melbourne Guitar Show was a stunning success.

August 9, 2016
Human Nature Gimme Some Lovin
Australian Albums: Human Nature Spends Second Week At No 1

Like the singles chart this week, the No.1 position is stable; as the Human Nature album "Gimme Some Lovin': Jukebox Vol.II" stays at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

August 7, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer ‘Cold Water’ Stays At No 1

Last weeks No.1 debut stays at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week, Major Lazer with Justin Bieber and M0 with their track "Cold Water" which achieves Gold (●) in sales this week, also holding the top spot in the UK for a second week too.

August 7, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer ‘Cold Water’ Still Australia’s No 1 Song

Major Lazer’s ‘Cold Water’ featuring Justin Bieber and MØ is once again Australia’s no 1 song this week.

August 6, 2016
Suicide Squad
Album Sales: Suicide Squad Ahead Of Bernard Fanning In First Day Sales

The high profile release of the ‘Suicide Squad’ movie has pushed the soundtrack album ahead of the new Bernard Fanning solo album ‘Civil Dusk’ in first day sales.

August 6, 2016
Melbourne Guitar Show
The Melbourne Guitar Show Is On This Weekend

The Melbourne Guitar Show will return to Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday and Sunday.

August 5, 2016
Music Victoria
The Age Music Victoria After-Party Line-Up Revealed

Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Camp Cope and Tash Sultana will perform at The Age Music Victoria Awards After Party for 2016.

August 5, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
David Bowie Nominated For Mercury Prize

David Bowie received a posthumous nomination for the Mercury Prize.

August 5, 2016
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New Music Releases 5 August 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Montaigne, Skillet, Storm the Sky, Dustin Tebbutt, DJ Snake, Dinosaur Jr', and the soundtracks for Ben Hur, Sausage Party and Suicide Squad as well as Prince '1999' on cassette.

August 5, 2016
Dylan Lewis, Jane Gazzo and Leigh Whannell at the Recovery 20th Anniversary Reunion. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Recovery Cast Reunite To Mark 20th Anniversary

For three hours every Saturday morning across Australia, Recovery tapped into the music culture of the country. Last Sunday the original cast and crew reunited for a few memories and a few more beverages.

August 4, 2016
Guvera
Guvera Exits Australia And Fails Miserably In India

Failed Australian company Guvera has announced it has exited Australia at the same time figures out of India show a company haemorrhaging cash.

August 3, 2016
Jade Alice Melbourne Music Bank
The Melbourne Music Bank Returns for 2016 Season

The Bank of Melbourne’s music initiative Melbourne Music Bank will return for 2016 with a $60000 prize pool for Victorian musicians.

August 3, 2016
SXSW 2017
SXSW Registration Opens For 2017

SXSW 2017 is open for business.

August 2, 2016
Helen Gifford
Helen Gifford To Receive APRA Distinguished Services To Australian Music Award

Composer Helen Gifford OAM has been announced as the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award for 2016 at the APRA Art Music Awards to be handed out in Melbourne on 16 August, 2016.

August 1, 2016
Human Nature Gimme Some Lovin
Australian Albums: Human Nature ‘Gimme Some Lovin’ Clocks Up No 1

The eleventh studio album for former 90's boy-band and now Vegas doo-woppers Human Nature becomes their fourth No.1 album here, as "Gimme Some Lovin': Jukebox Vol.II" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

July 31, 2016
Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Singles: Major Lazer Registers A No 1 Hit With Bieber and MØ

Similar to last weeks chart, we have new No.1's debuting on both the singles and albums chart this week, one a collaboration between an American group with both a Canadian and Danish guest vocalist, and then an Australian 90's boy-band claim the top of the Albums chart.

July 31, 2016
Dee Snider of Twisted Sister
Dee Synder And Steve Vai Speak Out For Artist Royalties

Steve Vai has written an impassioned plea for help in getting the royalties paid to artists updated to a modern standard.

July 31, 2016