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Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend 4th Week On Top Of ARIA Singles Chart

Thrift Shop for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis holds for a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming the fourth longest running number one song for the year, but if it stays atop for a fifth week it will tie for third longest of the year. 

December 23, 2012
Psy
PSY Gangnam Style Passes One Billion YouTube Views

PSY ‘Gangnam Style’ has been viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube.

December 22, 2012
John Mayer - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
John Mayer Wants You To Make His Next Video

John Mayer wants you to make the music video for his new song ‘Something Like Olivia’.

December 20, 2012
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
Federation Square Melbourne Goes Live With Music In January

Federation Square Melbourne will once again become a live music venue with free music acts throughout January.

December 20, 2012
Matt Corby - Photo By Ros O'Gorman noise11.com images
Australian Radio Lets Down Australian Music Yet Again

Australia's radio industry has once again showed its lack of support for Australian music in 2012 with figures released today showing that just one Australian song made the Top 10 airplay figures this year.

December 20, 2012
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Ends Year With Biggest Selling Single In America

Gotye has become the first Australian artist in thirty years to land the No.1 song of the year on the US Billboard charts.

December 17, 2012
Southern Cross Austereo
Jacintha Saldanha Left Suicide Note For 2DAY Presenters, Daily Mail Claims

The Daily Mail has published an explosive article today which claims that one of the 2DAY FM prank DJs did get back to nurse Jacintha Saldanha to tell her their prank call was going to air and that her note blamed them for her death.

December 16, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Australia’s Biggest Selling Album

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Michael Buble “Christmas” again this year, as his 2011 No.1 album is at the top again this week.

December 16, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Spend Third Week Atop ARIA Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a third week in their “Thrift Shop”, and they are joined within the Top 50 by his next single here “Same Love”, which is twenty places to No.45, with further success for his album too, “The Heist” which jumps up thirteen places to No.17 this week.

December 16, 2012
Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Grammy.com Presents Rufus Wainwright In Noise11’s Word Up From Down Under

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright features in the latest Word Up From Down Under series from Noise11 at Grammy.com.

December 15, 2012
Southern Cross Austereo
2DAYFM In Line of Fire After Coroners Findings Over Nurse Prank

2DAYFM is very much in the line of fire after its stupid stunt that led to the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

December 13, 2012
Blackchords
Blackchords Sign To ABC Music

Melbourne’s Blackchords will release their next album through ABC Music.

December 12, 2012
Chuck D of Public Enemy. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Rush, Randy Newman, Albert King Head To Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Donna Summer, Rush, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Albert King form a list of two long overlooked bands, an Academy Award winning songwriter, a rap supergroup, a disco diva, a blues great and two great producers/executives comprise the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

December 12, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photos
Australian Radio Network To Broadcast 12-12-12 Concert Live

UPDATE: This is NOT being broadcast on ARN stations. Instead its online only.

December 12, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Prank Jocks Confirm Decision To Air Call Were “Far Above” Them

Tracy Grimshaw’s interview with 2DAY FM’s Mel Greig and Michael Christian has raised more questions than answers and the main question people now want the answer to is who authorised the broadcast of the prank call that was tied to the death of Jacintha Saldanha?

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
First Interview With Mel Greig and Michael Christian VIDEO

In the first video released by the Nine Network featuring 2DAY FM pranksters Mel Greig and Michael Christian for A Current Affair, the disgraced radio duo talk about the shock of hearing of the death of Jacintha Saldanha from the King Henry VII hospital in London.

December 10, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Tracy Grimshaw To Interview 2DAY FM Prank Jocks For A Current Affair

2DAY FM prank jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will make their first public statement since the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha on A Current Affair tonight.

December 10, 2012
Michael Buble Christmas
Michael Buble Christmas Is Back On Top Of ARIA Albums Chart

This time last year the ARIA Albums chart saw their biggest seasonal album in Michael Buble’s “Christmas” spending five weeks at the top (all of December 2011 and the first week of January 2012), and now this week the album leaps back to the No.1 spot in Australia.

December 9, 2012
Macklemore, music news, noise11
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Stay Number One On ARIA Singles Chart

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis stay atop the ARIA Singles chart for a second week with their first hit here “Thrift Shop”, but another Mac song enters the Top 100, his previous overseas hit “Same Sex” debuting at 65, and the album they both hail from “The Heist” enters the ARIA Albums Chart at No.30 this week.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
2DAY FM Jocks To Be Questioned By Police Over Nurse’s Death

2DAY FM jocks Mel Greig and Michael Christian will now face questioning by New South Wales Police following a formal request from Scotland Yard.

December 9, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Austereo Suspends 2DAY FM Advertising As Clients Start To Walk

Austereo has stopped all advertising on 2DAY FM following a decision by major clients Telstra and Coles to withdraw for the station today following the prank that lead to the death of a British nurse.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
ACMA To Investigate Austereo Following Death of Nurse Following 2DAYFM Prank

The Australian Communications and Media Authority will investigate the prank call by two 2DAY FM jocks that lead to the death of a London nurse.

December 8, 2012
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Spotify Signs Metallica

Spotify and Metallica have announced that all music spanning the band's 30-year history is now available on Spotify.

December 8, 2012
Mel Greig and Michael Christian
Southern Cross Austereo In Disgrace Following Royal Nurse Suicide

Australian radio network Southern Cross Austereo has reached a new level of shame following the suicide of Jacintha Saldanha, the English nurse who took the prank call for the Duchess of Cambridge in a London hospital from Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

December 8, 2012
Mark Evans at Noise11.com
Mark Evans and Dave Tice To Play Their Last Sando Show Ever Saturday

AC/DC’s Mark Evans and Buffalo’s Mark Tice, as the dynamic duo Tice & Evans, will perform their last ever show at the Sandringham Hotel in Sydney on Saturday afternoon.

December 6, 2012
Pure Pop Records
Pure Pop Kicks Off Summer Of Classic Albums Series Of Gigs

Now this is an in-store! Pure Pop in Melbourne’s St Kilda is showcasing classic albums live by Aussie artists over this summer.

December 6, 2012
The Home Studio Series
The CD Is Far From Dead According To Disc Makers

Disc Makers, America’ largest independent CD and DVD manufacturer, has firm evidence that the physical disc is far from dead.

December 5, 2012
The Home Studio Series
Disc Makers Offer Building A Professional Home Studio Free PDF Download

If you are ready to build a home studio, Disc Makers have a free PDF download of their guide ‘Building a Professional Home Studio’.

December 4, 2012
Fun, Nate Ruess: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Grammy.com Has Some fun With Noise11

The latest Word Up From Down Under feature at Grammy.com is with New York band fun.

December 3, 2012
Guy Sebastian - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Comparing Guy Sebastian With Other Number One Gaps

Guy Sebastian has just landed his second No.1 album in Australia with his seventh album “Armageddon”, two weeks shy of nine years since he first hit the top of the ARIA Albums chart with his Australian Idol packed debut album “Just as I Am”. 

December 3, 2012