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Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink Spends 5th Week At Number One On ARIA

Pink not only stays at No.1 for a fifth consecutive week with “The Truth About Love”, but she also picks up a four x Platinum certification, and the album is now the equal third longest running chart-topper for the year. So far the list looks like this…

October 21, 2012
PSY Is Number One, Adele Leaves Chart After One Week

With PSY in the country most of last week, dancing for his fans and the media with his “Gangnam Style”, he has remained at No.1 for a fourth straight week on the ARIA Singles Chart, plus the song leaps from two times to now four x Platinum in sales.

October 21, 2012
Allans Billy Hyde
Allans Billy Hyde To Be Shutdown

Negotiations to sell-off Allans Billy Hyde have failed and now the company will be shut down with over 500 employees today learning they will be losing their job over the coming weeks.

October 17, 2012
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Chet Faker Scores At The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards

Chet Faker, 360, The Jezabels, Royal Headache and more pick up Jagermeister Independent Music Awards.

October 17, 2012
Paul Dainty - image by Ros O'Gorman
Australia’s Paul Dainty Puts Together Rolling Stones Show

The greatest rock and roll band in the world has chosen the greatest promoter in the world to put their 50th Anniversary show together.

October 16, 2012
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WATCH: The Legends Of Laurel Canyon, The Complete Documentary

‘The Legends of Laurel Canyon’, Tina Malave’s fascinating documentary of the music and residents of Laurel Canyon, is now streaming online.

October 15, 2012
Ella Hooper: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ella Hooper Wins ACRA Radio Award

Former Killing Heidi singer Ella Hooper has won a radio award.

October 14, 2012
Dylan Lewis of Nova 100
Australian Commercial Radio Awards Winners Complete List

Australia's commercial radio industry gathered in Sydney last night for the ACRA's (Australian Commercial Radio Awards).

October 14, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Pink Spends 4th Week At Top Of ARIA Chart

P!nk spends her fourth straight week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with “The Truth About Love”. Her total of weeks at No.1 now up to 28 accumulated weeks, placing her at outright 11th on the list of ‘Most Accumulated Weeks at No.1: Albums (1965-2012)’, her next target now is the 30 weeks that Elton John (7) and Michael Jackson (6) have racked up with their respective No.1 album amounts (in brackets).

October 14, 2012
PSY Tops ARIA Singles Chart For Third Week

PSY is spending a third week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his smash song “Gangnam Style”, and with him in the country this coming week (starting with an X-Factor appearance on Monday night), he will most likely be at the top again next week.

October 14, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Guy Sebastian Battle Scars Was 99th No 1 Debut

When Guy Sebastian debuted at No.1 in mid-August with his sixth No.1 single “Battle Scars”, not only did he break a new record for most No.1 singles by an Australian MALE artist, he also became the 99th No.1 single to debut at the top of the charts, meaning we only have one more to go to make it to the 100th No.1 debut.

October 13, 2012
Deezer Announces Plans For $130 Million Funding

A day after digital streaming company Deezer announced it had closed $130 million in funding, the company has today announced its plans for the use of the funds.

October 10, 2012
Allans Billy Hyde Rejects Gallins Offer

The receiver for the Allans Music & Billy Hyde music stores has rejected an offer from retail group Australian Musical Imports and Gallin’s Musician’s Pro Shop to take over the company.

October 10, 2012
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Mumford And Sons Hold Muse From Top Of US Chart

The Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ album has kept Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ from the top spot on the US album chart this week despite dropping 74% on last weeks sales.

October 10, 2012
Alpine: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Australian Music Prize Announces The “Longlist”

The rebranded AMP releases a list of 26 albums as part of the “Official Entrants” longlist.

October 9, 2012
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Independent Music Awards Announce Their Best Label Nominees

The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards have announced the nominees for the new Best Label category.

October 9, 2012
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink Outsells Muse By More Than Double

Pink managed to outsell everyone in her path this week with her ‘The Truth About Love’ album in its third week selling more than double Muse ‘The 2nd Law’ in its first week.

October 8, 2012
Pink at the Forum Theatre 2012
Pink Holds Off Muse From Top Of ARIA Chart

P!nk’s promo tour of Australia last week has helped her to maintain a third consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with her “The Truth About Love” album.

October 7, 2012
PSY Gangham Style Stays At No 1 On ARIA Chart

PSY fights off three high debuts this week to stay at No.1 for a second week on the ARIA Singles Chart with his now 2x Platinum single “Gangnam Style”, which could remain there for several more weeks as he is due in Australia from October 15th for a promo tour.

October 7, 2012
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Taylor Swift To Perform At ARIA Awards

Taylor Swift will return to Australia to perform at the ARIA Awards in Sydney next month.

October 7, 2012
Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia
Sony Foundation Funds Salvos Sound Point Centre In Goodna

The Queensland town of Goodna has a brand new facility built with thanks to funding from the Sony Foundation.

October 5, 2012
Steve Kilbey: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Steve Kilbey Quits The Church Then Recants Statement

Earlier today Steve Kilbey said he is quitting The Church but later in the afternoon recanted his original Facebook bitch.

October 4, 2012
Weddings Parties Anything, EG Awards Launch: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Weddings Parties Anything Join The EG Hall Of Fame

Melbourne’s folk-rock stalwarts Weddings Parties Anything will be inducted into the EG Hall of Fame at the EG Awards in November.

October 3, 2012
Mumford and Sons Babel
2012 Music Sales Set To Break Record In USA

Music sales for the first nine months of 2012 are on track to break last year’s record figure in the USA.

October 3, 2012
Full ARIA Award Nominations List

360, Gotye, The Jezabels, Hilltop Hoods, Lanie Lane lead the ARIA Award nominations for 2012.

October 3, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie And Michael Chugg To Deliver AWME Keynotes

Former Violent Femmes bass player Brian Ritchie and promoter Michael Chugg have been announced as the keynote speakers for the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

October 2, 2012
Elton John. image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John To Replace George Michael At Perth Arena Opening

Sir Elton John has stepped in to perform an extra show in Perth to replace the cancelled George Michael concert that was to officially open Perth Arena.

September 30, 2012
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Australian Tour Cancelled BREAKING NEWS

The forthcoming Australian tour for George Michael has been cancelled.

September 30, 2012
Pink. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pink Keeps Mumford & Sons From ARIA Chart Peak

It’s been six weeks since an album has held onto the No.1 spot for a second week (“The Sapphires Soundtrack for two weeks from 20-Aug), but P!nk’s “The Truth About Love” holds for a second week at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart survey.

September 30, 2012
Guy Sebastian PSY Fi’d Off Top Of ARIA Chart

Park Jae-sang is better known as the South Korean K-Pop artist PSY, who moves up to No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with his first hit here “Gangham Style”, the song turning over to Platinum in sales within its third week on the charts, and we are now the tenth country around the planet to make it into a No.1 song (so far).

September 30, 2012