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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Nick Cave ‘Skeleton Tree’ Debuts At No 1

The sixteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds entitled "Skeleton Tree" debuts in the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart this week, making it back-to-back No.1 studio albums for the Australian group.

September 19, 2016
The Chainsmokers
ARIA Singles: The Chainsmokers Spends Sixth Week At No 1

The Chainsmokers and Halsey are sitting at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a sixth straight week with their current US and UK track "Closer".

September 19, 2016
Mac Miller, music news, noise11.com
Australian Albums: Mac Miller Leads First Day Sales

The new Mac Miller album ‘The Divine Feminine’ is leading first day sales for album releases in Australia but Nick Cave’s ‘Skeleton Tree’ will capture the week.

September 17, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Streaming: The Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ Is Still Most Listened To Song

The Chainsmokers and Halsey ‘Closer’ is the song most Australias streamed last week.

September 17, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles: The Chainsmokers Block Sia and Calum Scott From Number One

The momentum of The Chainsmokers and Halsey hit ‘Closer’ is blocking every potential new hit from reaching the number one spot in Australia.

September 17, 2016
Countdown
R.I.P. Michael Shrimpton Creator of Countdown

Michael Shrimpton, the man who created Countdown, has died after a battle with cancer.

September 16, 2016
Skepta Konnichiwa
Skepta Beats Bowie and Radiohead To Mercury Prize

Skepta has beaten out eleven other nominees, including David Bowie and Radiohead, for the Mercury Prize.

September 16, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Foy Vance Guests At Noise11 iHeartRadio This Week

Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance tells stories behind the song on his new album 'The Wild Swan' at Noise11 iHeartRadio this week.

September 16, 2016
Led Zeppelin BBC Sessions
New Music Releases 16 September 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include Usher, Anthony Callea, Heaven Shall Burn, Willie Nelson, Remi, Led Zeppelin, Mac Miller, AlunaGeorge, Meat Loaf, In Flames, The Black Sorrows and the new Bridget Jones's Baby soundtrack.

September 16, 2016
Jade Alice Melbourne Music Bank
Melbourne Music Bank 2016 Finalists Revealed

540 Victorian artists submitted entries for the Melbourne Music Bank 2016. 12 have been picked as finalists.

September 14, 2016
John Farnham performs at One Electric Day Werribee Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham To Headline Next Red Hot Summer Dates

John Farnham will headline the next series of dates for the Red Hot Summer tour of 2017.

September 13, 2016
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Confirms January 26 Date For Hottest 100

Triple J has confirmed that the Hottest 100 will go ahead on January 26, 2017.

September 13, 2016
Michael Hutchence, music news, noise11.com
Michael Hutchence Producer Danny Saber Reveals More Info On Anniversary Plans

More has come to light about the plans to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Michael Hutchence in 2017.

September 12, 2016
Calum Scott
Australia Songs Chart: Calum Scott Has Most Shazam’d Track of the Week

Former Britain’s Got Talent contestant Calum Scott has the most searched out song on Shazam in Australia this week.

September 12, 2016
A Day To Remember
ARIA Albums: A Day To Remember Debut At No 1 In Australia

The sixth studio album for US rock act A Day to Remember entitled "Bad Vibrations" debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week, a first for the five-piece act from Florida.

September 12, 2016
The Chainsmokers
ARIA Singles: The Chainsmokers No 1 For Fifth Week

The current US and UK No.1 single is still holding onto the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week (as Australia did so before the overseas charts), "Closer" for The Chainsmokers and Halsey, selling enough here to be newly classified 2x▲Platinum in sales.

September 12, 2016
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga and Diane Warren Win Emmy Award

Lady Gaga has added an Emmy to her list of awards after picking up the award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

September 11, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Streaming: Closer By The Chainsmokers Is Most Played Track Still

The Chainsmokers and Halsey’s hit ‘Closer’ continues to rule both the Australian download and streaming chart this week.

September 11, 2016
Frank Ocean Blonde
Australian Albums: Frank Ocean Reclaims Top Spot

Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ has pulled back in from of A Day To Remember and the Suicide Squad soundtrack to take but the number one spot on the Australian album chart.

September 11, 2016
The Chainsmokers
Australian Singles: Once Again It’s the Chainsmokers and Halsey On Top

The Chainsmokers and Halsey hit ‘Closer’ has stayed at no 1 in Australia for another week as Black Eyed Peas all-star '#whereisthelove' starts to already run out of steam.

September 11, 2016
Ken Sparkes
R.I.P. Australian Radio Veteran Ken Sparkes 1940-2016

Ken Sparkes, one of the most popular voices on Australian radio and later television, has died at the age of 76.

September 11, 2016
Michael Hutchence, music news, noise11.com
Michael Hutchence Fans Worldwide Checked Out New Kik It Teaser

Michael Hutchence fans around the world checked out the 11-second sampler of the unreleased ‘Kik It’ en masse after HeliPad Records founder Ron Creevey revealed it on Thursday.

September 9, 2016
Barbra Streisand Encore
Barbra Streisand Thanks Denis Handlin and Sony Australia For No 1

Barbra Streisand has thanked Sony Music Australia for her no 1 debut with ‘Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway’, in particular, name-checking Sony CEO Denis Handlin.

September 9, 2016
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
Ol 55, Ben Elton and A Preview of The Gouster at iHeartRadio

The original line-up of Ol’ 55 is back together for the first time since 1977 and for the first time since 1977 the original members do their first radio interview with iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

September 9, 2016
Wilco Schmilco
New Music Releases For 9 September 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Gavin DeGraw, Devin Townsend Project, Jason Aldean, Safia, GroupLove, New Order (GH), Of Mice & Men, Wilco, The Baseballs, M.I.A., Bastille, The Beatles (live), Glenn Shorrock, Mi-Sex, The Apartments and the new So Fresh compilation.

September 9, 2016
Michael Hutchence, music news, noise11.com
Michael Hutchence Stunning ‘Kik It’ Sample Revealed By Ron Creevey

Tech entrepreneur Ron Creevey has revealed his plans to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Michael Hutchence by unveiling an 11-second teaser for the stunning unreleased song ‘Kik It’.

September 8, 2016
iPhone7
iPhone7 Is Today’s World’s Biggest Rock Star

Apple’s new iPhone7 has made its debut and as usual is a talking point worldwide.

September 8, 2016
APRA AMCOS
Supafest Promoter Order To Pay APRA AMCOS $437000 In Damages

John Denison, the promoter behind Soulfest and Supafest, has been ordered to pay APRA AMCOS $437,000 in compensation and damages by a Federal Court.

September 7, 2016
SXSW 2017
SXSW Announces First Round Of Australian Artists For 2017

SXSW has announced 50 acts for the conference and music festival for Austin 2017 with nine Australian acts already in the first round.

September 7, 2016
Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Crowded House To Be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

The work of Crowded House will finally be recognised by the Australian music industry with the band is inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in November.

September 5, 2016