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Orianthi with Michael Jackson
Orianthi Wants You In Her Band

Orianthi is on the search for four musicians to join her band for a Valentines Day gig in Los Angeles in February and Dave Stewart is putting out the call.

December 22, 2013
The Murlocs
Triple J Next Crop, D.D. Dumbo and The Murlocs Listed

Triple J has revealed its Next Crop, the annual list acts to watch in 2014.

December 22, 2013
Beyonce. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo, http://www.noise11.com
Beyonce Makes Music History With Fifth Album

Beyonce has a new record to her name. She is the first female artist to have five number one albums with her first five albums.

December 18, 2013
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour To Speak At Music Melbourne + Me Exhibition

Mark Seymour, frontman for Hunters & Collectors, will address the issues facing musicians in a free talk during the Music, Melbourne + Me exhibition in Melbourne.

December 18, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Bublé Vs Beyoncé In Midweek Sales

Michael Bublé will battle with Beyoncé for the top of the Australian album chart this week while John Legend is heading for a third week on top of the singles.

December 18, 2013
Hall & Oates - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Nirvana, Kiss , Hall & Oates Head To Hall Of Fame

Nirvana, Kiss and Hall & Oates are some of the names announced for the 2014 inductions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

December 18, 2013
Birds of Tokyo, Noise11, photo
Birds Of Tokyo Lanterns Most Played Radio Song Of 2013

Birds of Tokyo’s ‘Lanterns’ was the most played song on Australian radio during 2013.

December 17, 2013
Michael Buble Christmas
ARIA Albums: Michael Bublé Christmas Is Top Of The Tree

Michael Bublé creates ARIA Albums chart history by reaching the top for the third consecutive year with his now deluxe re-packaged (with four bonus tracks) album “Christmas”.

December 14, 2013
John Legend, Image, Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Singles: John Legend Stays On Top

John Legend stays at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart for a second week, helped by his current tour alongside Alicia Keys, with the track also picking up a Platinum certification too.

December 14, 2013
Dog Trumpet at Noise11, photo
AMP Release Final Longlist Additional Artists

AMP, The Australian Music Prize, released the final 10 artists for the Longlist.

December 13, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
CMAA President Dobe Newton Addresses Cassar-Daley, Harvey CMAA Withdrawal

Country Music Association of Australia President Dobe Newton has weighed in on the public debate that has lead to country stars Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey withdrawing their hit album from the Country Music Awards.

December 13, 2013
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey The Great Country Songbook
Troy Cassar Daley and Adam Harvey Withdraw From CMAAs

Troy Cassar-Daley and Adam Harvey have withdrawn from the CMAA Awards because of criticism about the Americanisation of their album.

December 12, 2013
Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks Debuts At No 1 In USA

Garth Brooks is back at number one in the USA.

December 12, 2013
Led Zeppelin 2012
Led Zeppelin To Stream On Spotify

Led Zeopelin will stream on Spotify. Spotify has achieved something that no other streaming service has managed to do, obtain the rights to stream the music of Led Zeppelin.

December 12, 2013
Jeff Beck photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest Adds Jeff Beck, KC & The Sunshine Band

Bluesfest 2014 is forever expanding with Jeff Beck and KC & The Sunshine Band joining the line-up as well as Gov’t Mule and War.

December 12, 2013
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman
MAGIC! And Michael Bublé Top Midweek Sales

The midweek sales have MAGIC! in for a possible number one song and Michael Bublé back on top with his 'Christmas' album. However the Triple J doctor is no-one near a number one with 'Triple J - Christmas Number 1'.

December 11, 2013
Sugar Mountain, Noise11, photo
Mushroom And Sugar Mountain Partner For 2014 Festival

Michael Gudinski’s Mushroom Group is continuing its expansion into music festival with the announcement that the company has partnered with Sugar Mountain.

December 10, 2013
David McCormack, Noise11, Photo
David McCormack Wins APRA Screen Music Awards For Redfern Now

David McCormack of Custard has won two APRA Screen Music Award for his music from episode 4 of Redfern Now.

December 9, 2013
Ringo Starr, Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ringo Starrs On Dave Stewart Show The Ringmaster

Beatles legend Ringo Starr joins Eurythmics legend Dave Stewart for a sit down interview on ‘The Ringmaster’, Dave’s new show on the BiteSizeTV online network.

December 8, 2013
Taylor Henderson, Photo, Noise11
ARIA Albums: Taylor Henderson Takes Top Spot

It’s been a record year for albums, as the 35th number one album has landed at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this year, the self-titled debut set for Taylor Henderson is the new No.1 this week.

December 7, 2013
John Legend, Photo, Noise11
ARIA Singles: John Legend Debuts At Number One

John Legend’s first Top 40 entry “All of Me” becomes his first No.1 single in Australia, the song also currently spending it’s fourth week at the top in Portugal, making us the only two countries in the world to give John a No.1 single (he’s had three US R&B No.1 albums).

December 7, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Lorde, Tame Impala And Hiatus Kayote Nominated For Grammy Awards

New Zealand's Lorde and Australia's Hiatus Kayote and Tame Impala will represent Australia and New Zealand at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

December 7, 2013
The Beatles Live At The BBC Volume 2, Noise11, Photo
New Releases For w/c December 6, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 6th December, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

December 6, 2013
Russell Morris, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Watch The Russell Morris Acceptance Speech Cut From The ARIA Broadcast

Following the criticism for cutting Russell Morris’ acceptance speech from the ARIA Awards telecast, the video of the speech has now been placed online.

December 5, 2013
Avicii, Noise11, Photo
Avicii Tops Shazam Electronic Searches

Avicii is the most Shazamed electronic artist of 2013.

December 5, 2013
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Grammy Hall Of Fame Adds Classic George Harrison And Neil Young Recordings

The Recording Academy has named 27 new recordings to the Grammy Hall of Fame which preserves and celebrates the greatest recordings in history.

December 5, 2013
One Direction, Liam Payne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Sells Over Half A Million In USA

One Direction’s ‘Midnight Memories’ will easily be the number one album in the USA this week with more than 500,000 sales securing its position.

December 4, 2013
One Direction, Niall Horan, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Midweek Sales: Taylor Henderson Takes On One Direction

An X-Factor runner-up is challenging this week's One Direction number one debut for next week's top spot.

December 4, 2013
Flume, Noise11, Photo
Flume And Lorde Are Two Of The Most Streamed Artists On Spotify For 2013

Spotify have released their streaming data for 2013, showing the year’s most streamed artists in Australia and the rest of the world.

December 4, 2013
Matt Okine, Noise11, Photo
Matt Okine Replaces Tom Ballard On Triple J Breakfast

Stand-up comedian Matt Okine will co-host Triple J breakfast with Alex Dyson in 2014.

December 3, 2013