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Nathan Cavaleri
Whats On At Bigsound 2020

Moving to 100% virtual and 100% free this year, BIGSOUND 2020 gets ready to go live in your living rooms, laptop screens, and office spaces from tomorrow on Wednesday October 21st and Thursday 22nd, bringing together a stacked conference program of keynote presentations, panels, workshops, performances and parties covering a wide range of topics and discussions aiming to re-future a challenged industry with positivity, connection and reality. 

October 20, 2020
APIA Good Times Tour 2019 Vika and Linda photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Record Store Day Australia Ambassadors Vika and Linda Bull Share Their Fav 5 Albums

Vika and Linda Bull went more than a decade without a new album and then delivered two this year.

October 19, 2020
Linkin Park 20th anniversary Hybrid Theory
Australian Charts: Linkin Park’s 20 Anniversary Hybrid Theory Debuts At No 1

The 20th anniversary edition of the first Linkin Park album "Hybrid Theory" finally hits the No.1 spot in Australia this week, returning to the charts in the top spot, and surpassing the previous No.2 peak.

October 19, 2020
Post Malone
Post Malone Picks Up Nine Billboard Awards

Post Malone was the big winner at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday, picking up a total of of nine trophies.

October 16, 2020
Justine Clarke
2020 Screen Music Awards To Be Streamed

A pandemic isn’t stopping APRA AMCOS and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC) from honouring its finest creators of film, television, documentary and advertising music.

October 14, 2020
DMAs
Announcement: The AFL To Have All-Australian Music At Grand Final

The AFL is pleased to announce the 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final entertainment artists,featuring an All-Australian and quintessential Queensland line-up set to perform under lights at the Gabba, Saturday October 24, 2020.

October 12, 2020
Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Queen + Adam Lambert Live Album Lands At No 1

Queen and Adam Lambert debut at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart this week with "Live Around the World", becoming the groups third overall chart topping album in Australia and the first for Adam.

October 12, 2020
Brian May of Queen performs at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen + Adam Lambert Land No 1 UK Album

Queen + Adam Lambert have beaten Blackpink to Number 1 on the UK’s Official Albums Chart this week, the Official Charts Company can confirm.

October 11, 2020
Mary Mihelakos announcing Leaps and Bounds 2015, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Music Victoria Industry Award Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees

Music Victoria has rolled out the first of its awards for 2020.

October 8, 2020
Music Victoria
Reminder: Stream The Music Victoria Awards Tonight

Tonight! Ahead of the Music Victoria Awards in December, we invite all nominees, families, friends, fans and Music Victoria Members to tune in to the Music Victoria Industry Awards Live Stream!

October 8, 2020
Queen and Adam Lambert perform at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 2 March 2018. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Queen + Adam Lambert Live Album Heading To No 1 In UK

Queen are on course for their first UK Number 1 in almost 25 years with their new release with Adam Lambert.

October 6, 2020
Nectar by Joji
Australian Charts: Joji ‘Nectar’ Debuts At No 1

Half Australian/Japanese artist Joji sees his second album "Nectar" debut at No.1 this week, becoming the first act from Japan to hit the top in Australia.

October 5, 2020
Michael Chugg
Chugg Music Expands Into Asia

Michael Chugg management company Chugg Music has opened Bangkok based Chugg Music Asia to take its A&R, Artist Management, Marketing, Sales, Publishing, Promotions and Brand Development to the Asian market.

October 1, 2020
Music Victoria
Music Victoria Awards To Live Stream for 2020

Music Victoria is excited to announce a new format for 2020 with their first-ever exclusive online event.

September 29, 2020
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Keith Urban ‘The Speed of Now Part 1’ Debuts At No 1

The eleventh studio album for country singer Keith Urban called "The Speed of Now Part 1" becomes his fourth No.1 album in Australia this week.

September 28, 2020
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Peter Noble Plans Bluesfest 2021 For A Post-Covid World

Bluesfest boss Peter Noble is confident of delivering a world-class Bluesfest 2021 line-up and is working on all of the potential scenarios to make sure the event goes ahead.

September 24, 2020
Marilyn Manson. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Australian Charts: Marilyn Manson Has The Number One Album

The eleventh studio album for American goth-metal act Marilyn Manson called "We Are Chaos" is the new No.1 album in Australia this week, becoming his second here overall.

September 21, 2020
Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the opening of David Bowie Is Exhibition at ACMI Melbourne. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Announcement: Victorian Government Inject $13 Million into Music Sector

The State Government this morning announced a $13 million funding package for the Victorian music sector, and groundbreaking new planning controls that will support venues and set the foundation for the establishment of Live Music Precincts.

September 21, 2020
Zach Bair Band. Left to Right, Jeff Ward, Jeff Cobble, Zach Bair, and Daniel Dwight
Businessman By Day, Musician By Night Zach Bair Channels Song Into Suicide Awareness

Musician and businessman Zach Bair is donating proceeds from his new music to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

September 17, 2020
Tom Morello photo by Ros OGorman
Announcement: Tom Morello To Speak At Virtual Bigsound Conference

BIGSOUND 2020 has dropped the mic on its first (and hopefully last) ever 100% virtual program on October 21 and 22, bringing together a stacked first announcement of keynote presenters to lead a program to re-future a challenged industry with positivity, connection and reality.

September 15, 2020
The Falls Festival, Noise11, Photo
Falls Festival To Pay Out Near $7m To Stage Crush Victims

77 punters who attended the Falls Festival in Lorne in 2016 will divvy up nearly $7 million after a court award damages against the festival owners Ash Sounds Pty Ltd.

September 15, 2020
Doves
Reunited Doves Heading For UK No 1

Doves are sprinting towards their third Number 1 album with comeback album The Universal Want.

September 15, 2020
Music From The Home Front
Australian Charts: Music From The Home Front Returns To No 1

Returning to the No.1 spot, and up a massive 82 places to reclaim the Albums chart pinnacle for a third overall week is the compilation album "Music from the Home Front", which is helped back to the top by its vinyl release and Father's Day occurring in Australia last week(end).

September 13, 2020
One Electric Day at Werribee Mansion on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Russell Morris, Icehouse, James Reyne, Jimmy Barnes.
One Electric Day To Skip 2020

Regional Touring’s One Electric Day has been officially scratched for 2020.

September 13, 2020
Louise Devenish
The 2020 Art Music Awards Complete Winners List

The APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards have been announced for 2020.

September 8, 2020
Amex Nominate a Mate
Nominate a Mate Grants For Something Great In Music Closes Sunday

The Nominate a Mate to receive a $1500 grant for something great they have done in music closes this Sunday, 13 September.

September 8, 2020
Sampa The Great 13th AMP showcase Pop up at the Arts Centre Foyer Melbourne on a Flatbed Truck. Photo Ros O'Gorman
National Live Music Awards Nominees Announced

The National Live Music Awards has revealed the nominees for its 5th annual award ceremony, set to be held on 20th October 2020.

September 8, 2020
Amber Lawrence
Amber Lawrence Live DVD Debuts At No 2 (Damn You Metallica)

Amber Lawrence has had a number two debut with her ‘Amber Lawrence Live’ DVD. Picking the same week as Metallica to release a DVD didn’t work in her favour.

September 7, 2020
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Metallica ‘S&M2’ Debuts At No 1

Metallica scores their seventh No.1 album in Australia this week as their tenth live set "S&M2" with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra debuts at the top this week.

September 7, 2020
Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria photo by Ros O'Gorman
Patrick Donovan Ends A 10 Year Run Leading Music Victoria

Music Victoria Chief Executive Officer Patrick Donovan is leaving Music Victoria after 10 years.

September 4, 2020