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Justin Timberlake - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Timberlake Had Most Played Song On Australian Radio In 2016

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ was the most played song on Australian radio in 2016.

December 20, 2016
Axl Rose, Guns N' Roses, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Has Lasttix Fucked The Live Touring Industry

One trend in music over the last 12 months has been live music fans waiting for the cheap concert tickets instead of buying when they go on sale. That never used to happen. So what changed? A company called Lasttix popped up.

December 20, 2016
John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John Friends for Christmas
Australian Charts: FONJie Has The No 1 ARIA Album

It has finally happened, Australia has landed its second ever Christmas album, as the John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John seasonal collaboration "Friends for Christmas" jumps up three places to land its first week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

December 19, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Is No 1 ARIA Single

For a third week in Australia (and sixth in the UK) "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit with singers Anne-Marie and Sean Paul is the biggest overall selling single.

December 19, 2016
Noise11 iHeartRadio
Special Edition Noise11 iHeartRadio Pays Tribute Artists We Lost In 2016

2016 turned out to be one of the saddest years in music with what felt like an endless year of obituaries.

December 18, 2016
Mura Masa
Australian Charts: Mura Masa ‘Love$ick’ Is Most Shazamed Song

UK electronic music producer Mura Masa has the most Shazamed song in Australia this week with ‘Love$ick’.

December 18, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Charts: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Is Still Australia’s Most Streamed Song

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ maintains the top spot as the most streamed song in Australia again this week.

December 18, 2016
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Australian Charts: Bruno Mars ‘24K Magic’ Is Australia’s No 1 Download

Bruno Mars ‘24K Magic’ is the fastest selling download in Australia this weekend.

December 18, 2016
Randy Newman Songbook
New Music Releases For 16 December 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: Tony Bennett, The Doors (live), Kid Cudi, The Skins and soundtracks to Passengers, Assassin's Creed and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

December 16, 2016
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Bublé ‘Christmas’ Passes 1,000,000 Sales In Australia

Michael Bublé’s ‘Christmas’ has now sold over 1,000,000 copies in Australia making it the 12th biggest selling album of all-time in the country.

December 14, 2016
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Channel 31 Given Six Month Extension

Community television station Channel 31 has been granted a six-month extension to broadcast into 2017.

December 14, 2016
Triple M LocalWorks
Tim Farriss and Kirk Pengilly of INXS Join Triple M

INXS members Tim Farriss and Kirk Pengilly will host their one-hour show on Triple M’s new regional network for a week from this Thursday.

December 14, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
The Year Is 2016 And The Rolling Stones Have The Number One Album

The Rolling Stones ‘Blue & Lonesome’ isn’t just the number one album in Australia this week. It is number one by a long shot.

December 12, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
ARIA Albums: Rolling Stones ‘Blue and Lonesome’ Is No 1 in Australia

The 25th studio album and their first (full) covers album in "Blue & Lonesome" for The Rolling Stones debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

December 12, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ Shazam Most Discovered Song

Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ is the song most Australians have been discovering in Shazam this past week.

December 11, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Charts: The Weeknd Has Most Streamed Song

The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ stayed the most streamed song in Australia again this week.

December 11, 2016
Taylor Swift, Etihad, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Australian Charts: Zayn and Taylor Swift Fifty Shades Darker Song Is No 1 Download

One Direction’s Zayn and Taylor Swift have the number one download in Australia with ‘I Don’t Want To Live Forever’.

December 11, 2016
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Cold Chisel And The Rolling Stones Featured At Noise11 iHeartRadio

The historic recordings of Cold Chisel at the Manly Vale Hotel 7 June 1980 and The Rolling Stones from Blue & Lonesome are profiled this week at iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

December 9, 2016
Neil Young Peace Trail
New Music Releases for 9 December 2016

Major new titles coming out this week include: X-Factor winner Isaiah, Neil Young, Izzy Bizu, Faith Hill (GH), In Hearts Wake, Lamb of God and soundtracks to musical films 'Sing' and 'La La Land' also released.

December 9, 2016
Vinyl Outsold Downloads In The UK Last Month

The vinyl resurgence continues with a new report saying that, for the week after Thanksgiving, the value of vinyl sales was greater than the value of digital downloads in Britain.

December 7, 2016
Beyonce in concert in Melbourne by Ros O'Gorman
According To The Grammys Beyonce Is A Rock Act Now

This is not an early April Fool’s joke. Beyonce is competing with Disturbed as a rock act for the 2017 Grammy Awards.

December 7, 2016
David Bowie Blackstar
WTF Bowie Not Nominated For Grammy Album Of The Year But Bieber Is

In a remarkable display of stupidity David Bowie ‘Blackstar’ has not been nominated by Grammy Album of the Year but Justin Bieber ‘Purpose’ has.

December 7, 2016
Flume by Cybele Malinowski
Flume Nominated For Two Grammy Awards

Australia's Flume has been nominated for two Grammy Awards.

December 7, 2016
Michael Hutchence
Michael Hutchence Last Recording Will Finally Be Released In 2017

Michael Hutchence fans will finally start to get to hear his final recordings in January.

December 6, 2016
The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome
Blue & Lonesome Set For Rolling Stones Highest Debut In Decades

When the Rolling Stones announced their first new studio album in a decade, Blue & Lonesome, was going to be a pure blues set, it got purists excited but made the casual fan question why they didn't do another pure rock album.

December 5, 2016
Secret Sounds
Live Nation Buys Secrets Sounds

Live Nation has taken over the Secret Sounds Group with a 51% purchase of the Australian company behind Splendour In The Grass and the Falls Festival.

December 5, 2016
The Weeknd
ARIA Albums: The Weeknd Tops Australian Chart

The third album for Canadian RnB artist The Weeknd becomes his second consecutive No.1 album here, as "Starboy" lands first week on the ARIA Albums chart in the pole position.

December 5, 2016
clean-bandit
ARIA Singles: Clean Bandit Tops ARIA Chart

The current UK No.1 single for the (now) past four weeks becomes the first chart topping for the UK duo Clean Bandit, along with guest vocalists Anne-Marie and Sean Paul, all on the Ace of Base sounding track "Rockabye".

December 5, 2016
The Weeknd
Australian Albums: The Weeknd ‘Starboy’ Debuts At No 1

The Weeknd has had a good weeknd in Australia with his album ‘Starboy’ debuting at no 1.

December 3, 2016
clean-bandit
Australian Charts: Clean Bandit Is Being Hit On By Shazam Users

Clean Bandit ‘Rockabye’ has slipped in front of Rae Sremmurd’s ‘Black Beatles’ on the Shazam chart this week.

December 3, 2016