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The Seekers, Noise11, Press Conference, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
The Seekers Top Ticketmaster Highest Rated Events, Pink Most Favourited Event

The Seekers were Ticketmaster’s Highest Rated Event of 2013 according to fans who purchased tickets to their Australian shows.

March 29, 2014
INXS, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
INXS Topples Kylie Minogue For No 1 Album ARIA ALBUMS

INXS take back the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart with their now five week running collection “The Very Best”, which becomes the first album this year to retake the top spot, and the first since Michael Buble’s “Christmas” did so in mid December of 2013.

March 29, 2014
5 Seconds Of Summer
5 Seconds Of Summer Bumps Pharrell From Top Of ARIA Singles

5 Seconds Of Summer have the number one song in Australia.

March 29, 2014
Marcia Hines Amazing
Marcia Hines Has Joni Mitchell To Thank For Amazing New Record

Marcia Hines can thank Joni Mitchell for the direction she took on her new album ‘Amazing’, due for release next Friday in Australia.

March 29, 2014
Kylie Kiss Me Once
Kylie Minogue Debuts At 31 In USA

Kylie Minogue’s American-centric ‘Kiss Me Once’ has debuted on the US album chart at no. 31.

March 28, 2014
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRadio Launches Thumbs Up Chart On The Edge

The Australian Radio Network has revealed an innovative new listener driven chart form iHeartRadio to air on The Edge 96.ONE.

March 28, 2014
SXSW tragedy
Fourth Person Dies In SXSW Car Tragedy

The SXSW death toll has risen to four following the passing of Fort Worth teenager DeAndre Tatum.

March 28, 2014
Pet Shop Boys, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Pet Shop Boys To Release 12″ For Record Store Day

Pet Shop Boys will release a limited-edition, 12-inch vinyl single of Fluorescent on their x2 label on Record Store Day, April 19th.

March 28, 2014
New Music Releases For W/C March 28 2014

New Releases for week commencing Friday 28th March, 2014 (unless otherwise noted below)

March 27, 2014
Marcia Hines
Marcia Hines Becomes Ambassador For Record Store Day

Marcia Hines has become involved with Record Store Day Australia as ambassador for the events of 2014.

March 27, 2014
Skrillex, Noise11, Photo
Skrillex Set To Knock Kylie From Top Of Chart MIDWEEK REPORT

Skrillex could end up with the number one album in Australia this week while Gabrielle Aplin is up for number one single.

March 26, 2014
Newtown Social Club
Newtown Social Club Reveals First Line-up

The Newtown Social Club, the venue formerly known as the Sandringham Hotel, has revealed the first acts after the reopening.

March 24, 2014
George Michael Symphonica
George Michael Outsells Kylie Minogue In UK

George Michael has caused a rocky start for Kylie Minogue ‘Kiss Me Once’ in the UK despite a number one debut and in Australia the album had lukewarm first week sales.

March 24, 2014
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Aerosmith, Allmans, Outkast Due Record Store Day

Legacy Recordings has released a list of their Record Store Day line-up of releases that includes artists from Aerosmith to Dean Martin.

March 24, 2014
Tony Mott photo by Ros O'Gorman
Tony Mott Launches New Website

Tony Mott, one of Australia’s best known music photographers, has launched a brand new website showcasing his decades of capturing the musical moment.

March 23, 2014
Record Store Day Australia
Angels, Easybeats, Stevie Wright, Rose Tattoo Vinyl Coming Record Store Day

Classic albums by Stevie Wright, Rose Tattoo, The Angels and The Easybeats will be reissued on vinyl for Record Store Day Australia.

March 23, 2014
Kylie Kiss Me Once
Kylie Minogue Debuts At No 1 ARIA ALBUMS

Kylie Minogue debuts at No.1 with her twelfth studio album and now fourth No.1 album “Kiss Me Once”, which is her first chart-topping album in just under six-and-a-quarter years.

March 22, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Happy Becomes Longest Running No 1 Artist Of The Decade ARIA SINGLES

Pharrell Williams is atop the ARIA Singles Chart for an eleventh week with his Oscar nominated track “Happy”, which is also spending a twelfth week a the top of the New Zealand charts, plus the song is now the longest running No.1 for this decade.

March 22, 2014
Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon
Billy Joel And Jimmy Fallon Sing Together Using Aussie App

Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon have recorded a doo-wop song together using Australian technology.

March 22, 2014
Helpmann Awards 2014
Helpmann Awards Confirmed For Sydney In August

The Helpmann Awards, Australia’s premier awards for the live entertainment and performing arts industry, will return to Sydney in August.

March 22, 2014
Ben Salter
Ben Salter, Courtney Barnett Awarded PPCA Recording Grants

Ben Salter and Courtney Barnett are two of five artists named to receive recording grants from PPCA and the Australia Council.

March 21, 2014
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John Classic Reissue Leads New Releases For W/C March 21, 2014

Elton John's classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, now with added Ed Sheeran, leads the weeks music releases this week.

March 21, 2014
Kylie Kiss Me Once
Kylie Vs Skrillex In Midweek Chart Battle

With sales now going towards Pharrell’s album, his ten-week running No.1 song “Happy” looks set to relinquish the top of the Australian charts this coming weekend to a song that has been waiting to take over for the past three weeks, the current No.2 single “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne.

March 19, 2014
Rolling Stones in Perth
Rolling Stones Dates Will Be Rescheduled

The Rolling Stones will reschedule the Australian and New Zealand dates for the 14 On Fire tour.

March 19, 2014
Deborah Conway Music Victoria
Music Victoria Launches 2014 Membership Drive

Music Victoria, the contemporary music industry body for Victoria, will conduct its annual membership drive on 26th March.

March 19, 2014
MKTO To Perform At The Logies

MKTO will perform at the 2014 Logie Awards in Melbourne in April.

March 19, 2014
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Releases Statement On The Death Of L’Wren Scott

Mick Jagger says he is “struggling to understand” the death of his partner L’Wren Scott.

March 19, 2014
Rolling Stones in Perth
All Rolling Stones Australian And New Zealand Shows Postponed

The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

March 19, 2014
Rolling Stones in Perth
Rolling Stones Perth Statement Issued

The Rolling Stones Perth concert for tomorrow (Wednesday) has been officially cancelled.

March 18, 2014
Rolling Stones - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Georgia May Jagger Cancels Melbourne Fashion Show

Georgia May Jagger, the daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, has cancelled her fashion show in Melbourne this weekend and flown to New York to be with family following the death of her father’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.

March 18, 2014