Australasian Performing Right Assn

  1. Australia’s Live Music Biz Gets Gov’t Funding Boost

    July 30, 2013 1:36 AM EDT The Australian government has pledged A$560,000 ($508,000) for the creation of an office dedicated to supporting the country’s live music scene. The Federal government has allocated the funding over three years for the National Live Music Office ...

  2. Aussie Authors Body Amends Licensing Procedures

    May 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted the Australasian Performing Right Assn (APRA) "re-authorization" after the authors' society agreed to simplify its rules for direct dealing between composers and ...

  3. Chambers, Nicholson Sweep CMAA Awards

    January 26, 2009 12:00 AM EST Husband-and-wife team Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson were the big winners at Saturday night's Country Music Awards of Australia (CMAA), where they converted all five of their nominations. The duo's chart-topping album "Rattlin&# ...

  4. Kernaghan, Cole Shine At Oz Country Awards

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST ABC Music/Warner signings Lee Kernaghan and Beccy Cole were the big winners at the 35th Country Music Awards in Australia's "country capital" of Tamworth, in New South Wales. Organized by the Country Music Assn. of Australia (CMAA), ...

  5. APRA Awards Moving To Melbourne

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) awards will move from Sydney to the south-eastern city of Melbourne next year, to mark its 25th year. Sally Howland, Sydney-based director of member services tells Billboard.biz, "Melbourne is su ...

  6. APRA, AMCOS Earnings Hit New High

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has declared total revenue of A$127.2 million ($96. 6 million) for the 2005-06 financial year. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has declared total revenue of A$127.2 million ($96. 6 mill ...

  7. Cave, Ellis Up For Aussie Screen Awards

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Cave (Mushroom Music), his collaborator Warren Ellis of the Dirty Three (Mute Song) and David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving (Mushroom Music) are among the Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Ca ...

  8. Runga, Elemeno P Lead NZ Nominations

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer songwriter Bic Runga and rock band Elemeno P lead this year's New Zealand Music Awards with four nominations each. Singer songwriter Bic Runga and rock band Elemeno P lead this year's New Zealand Music Awards with four nominations ...

  9. APRA Awards For Ben Lee, Fanning

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing-signed artists Ben Lee and Bernard Fanning were the big winners at the 15th annual Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, held today (June 5) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Syd BMG Music Publishing-signed artists Ben Lee an ...

  10. Aussie Website Vroom Connects Live Biz

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. The Vroom service, which went live May 25 at www.vr ...

  11. Aussie Website Vroom Connects Live Biz

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. The Vroom service, which went live May 25 at www.vr ...

  12. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  13. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  14. Sony BMG, Austereo Partner On Net Channel

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader radio network Austereo have joined forces in a new Internet TV initiative. Crank TV will go live in February at www.cranktv.com.au with a one-hour looped Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader ...

  15. Sony BMG, Austereo Partner On Net Channel

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader radio network Austereo have joined forces in a new Internet TV initiative. Crank TV will go live in February at www.cranktv.com.au with a one-hour looped Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader ...

  16. APRA's Distributable Income Surpasses A$10M

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. reported a 10% year-on-year rise in net distributable revenue to A$107 million ($78.11 million) in its 2004-05 financial period, APRA CEO Brett Cottle said Nov. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. report ...

  17. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

  18. Australia Readies For iTunes

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer is expected to announce the launch of its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia tomorrow (Oct. 25). Two U.S.-based executives, Eddy Cue, VP of Apple's applications division, and Apple Computer is expected to announce the ...

  19. Australia's APRA Tweaks Management Team

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australasian Performing Right Assn. has tweaked its senior management team, with immediate effect. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. has tweaked its senior management team, with immediate effect. Dean Ormston, previously director general ...

  20. Evermore Take Out Top NZ Song Award

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evermore won song of the year for their track "It's Too Late" at the Australasian Performing Right Assn.'s Silver Scroll awards, held last night (Sept. 12) at Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand. The so Evermore won song of the y ...

  21. Higgins, Jet Fly High At APRA Awards

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer songwriter Missy Higgins and rock band Jet each won a brace of trophies Monday (May 31) at the Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards in Sydney. Singer songwriter Missy Higgins and rock band Jet each won a brace of trophies Monday (May ...

  22. Goodrem, Chambers To Perform At APRAs

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two of Australia's best-selling female singers Delta Goodrem and Kasey Chambers will perform at the Australasian Performing Right Assn. awards, held May 30 at Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel. Two of Australia's best-selling female singe ...

  23. Jet Flies High With Four APRA Nominations

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jet has accumulated four nominations for the Australasian Performing Right Assn.'s annual awards, to be held May 30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney. Jet has accumulated four nominations for the Australasian Performing Right Assn.'s a ...

  24. Jet Flies High With Four APRA Nods

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony held May 30 in Sydney. Jet has accumulated four nominations for the Australasian Performing Right Assn.'s annual awards, to be held May 30 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney. The Aussie rockers' ballad "Look What You' ...

  25. NZ Festivals Draw Record Crowds

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two leading New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. Two New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. The March 11-13 World of Music, Arts and Dance festival gathered 30,000 visitors to New Plymouth's Bowl and ...

  26. NZ Festivals Draw Record Crowds

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two leading New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. Two New Zealand festivals drew record crowds over the weekend. The March 11-13 World of Music, Arts and Dance festival gathered 30,000 visitors to New Plymouth's Bowl and ...

  27. Chambers Dominates Oz Country Awards

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kasey Chambers was the big winner at the 33rd Golden Guitar Awards, Australia's leading country music ceremony, held Saturday (Jan. 15) in Tamworth, New South Wales. Kasey Chambers was the big winner at the 33rd Golden Guitar Awards, Australi ...

  28. Chambers Dominates Oz Country Awards

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kasey Chambers was the big winner at the 33rd Golden Guitar Awards, Australia's leading country music ceremony, held Saturday (Jan. 15) in Tamworth, New South Wales. Kasey Chambers was the big winner at the 33rd Golden Guitar Awards, Australi ...

  29. O'Donnell To Chair PPCA Board

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of collecting society the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia. EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of ...

  30. APRA Posts Revenue Growth

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has reported net distributions to members in the 2003-04 period increased year-on-year by 6.5% to A$97.88m ($74.38 million). The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has reported net distributio ...

  31. Scribe, P-Money, Win NZ's Silver Scroll

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-Money jointly collected the Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Silver Scroll, New Zealand's top songwriting prize, at a ceremony in Wellington yesterday Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-M ...

  32. Scribe, P-Money, Win NZ's Silver Scroll

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-Money jointly collected the Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Silver Scroll, New Zealand's top songwriting prize, at a ceremony in Wellington yesterday Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-M ...

  33. Australia Ups Support For Personal Copying

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry and Parliament are increasing their support for proposed changes to the copyright law that would introduce a levy on blank recording media. SYDNEY -- The Australian music industry and Parliament are increasing their s ...

  34. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  35. Goodrem Takes 4 Nods At Australia's APRA Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps a phenomenal year with four nominations at the 2004 Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Awards. The ceremony, to be held May 24, is moving to Melbourne' Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps ...

  36. Goodrem Takes 4 Nods At Australia's APRA Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps a phenomenal year with four nominations at the 2004 Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Awards. The ceremony, to be held May 24, is moving to Melbourne' Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps ...