Australian Recording Industry Association

  1. Aussie Bits: ARIA's Streaming Chart, Awards Bump; AC/DC Re-Ups With Albert Music

    December 11, 2012 12:44 PM EST Australian Recording Industry Association Launches Streaming Chart Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have made chart history Down Under, their alternative radio hit "Thrift Shop" bowing as the first No. 1 on Australia's new weekly officia ...

  2. Australian Recorded Music Market Down Slightly in 2011, Digital Surges

    February 29, 2012 7:36 AM EST Australia's digital music market is providing a huge shot in the arm to the country's recorded music industry, but the boost provided by new technologies and formats wasn't enough to spark the market into growth, new trade figures r ...

  3. Denis Handlin Set For APRA Honor

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Australasia chairman and CEO Denis Handlin is this year's recipient of the coveted Ted Albert award for outstanding services to Australian music. The accolade, decided by the APRA board of writer and publisher directors, will be pr ...

  4. Black Eyed Peas Score First No. 1 On Hot 100

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas set the mark for best single-week and debut download totals by a group as "Boom Boom Pow" shifts 465,000 in its first week of release. The title easily tops Hot Digital Songs and is set to become the act's first ...

  5. O'Donnell Splits EMI Australia, Poston Rises

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John O'Donnell, Sydney-based CEO of EMI Music Australasia is leaving the company at the end of September. He continues in an advisory capacity until March 2009. Meanwhile, Mark Poston has been elevated to the dual roles of senior VP of market ...

  6. St. John Replaces Handlin As ARIA Chair

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Denis Handlin is stepping down as chairman of the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) board after an unprecedented ten consecutive years. Sydney-based Handlin, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand ...

  7. 'Delta' Starts At No. 1 Down Under

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Delta Goodrem's third album "Delta" bowed at No. 1 on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart this week. The set is already certified platinum, having shipped 70,000 units, according to Sony BMG Music Entertainmen ...

  8. Delta's 'Life' Bows At No. 1

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer Delta Goodrem has notched up her eighth chart-topping single in her native Australia. Her latest track, "In This Life" (Sony BMG Music), this week debuts at No. 1 on the Motorola Australian Recording industry Association Top 1 ...

  9. Silverchair On Hot Streak In Oz

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Silverchair is on a record-breaking streak at home. Four weeks after becoming the first Australian band in 40 years to achieve three No. 1 singles in the national chart, Silverchair this week scored another chart milestone as their "Young Mod ...

  10. ARIA Fetes 13 Aussie Chart Toppers

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) honored 13 chart-topping local acts at its Number One Chart Awards in Sydney yesterday. Altogether, the acts notched up 10 national No. 1 singles and The Australian Record Industry Association (ARI ...

  11. ARIA Fetes 13 Aussie Chart Toppers

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) honored 13 chart-topping local acts at its Number One Chart Awards in Sydney yesterday. Altogether, the acts notched up 10 national No. 1 singles and The Australian Record Industry Association (ARI ...