Gurrumul

  1. Gotye, Kimbra, Temper Trap Win Big at ARIA Awards

    November 30, 2012 3:47 PM EST From left: Richard Wilkins and Taylor Swift presenting Gotye with one of his four ARIA Awards Gotye, Kimbra and The Temper Trap took the glory Thursday night at the ARIA Awards, between them collecting most of the big honors. The Australian record ...

  2. Jezabels Win the Australian Music Prize

    March 09, 2012 6:00 AM EST Four-piece indie pop-rock group the Jezabels on Thursday won the Australian Music Prize for their debut album, "Prisoner" (MGM Distribution), during a ceremony held at the Basement venue in central Sydney. The AMP caps a stunning six mon ...

  3. Jezebels Big Winners At Australia's Independent Music Awards

    October 13, 2011 10:13 AM EDT Fast rising alternative-rock act The Jezabels were the big winners Wednesday night at Australia's Independent Music Awards in Melbourne, where they rang up two victories. The four-piece received gongs for best independent artist and best inde ...

  4. Goyte, Boy & Bear, Drapht Lead Australia's ARIA Award Nominations

    October 12, 2011 12:05 PM EDT With a whopping seven nominations each, Gotye, Boy & Bear, and Drapht are the frontrunners heading up to the Nov. 27 ARIA Awards in Sydney. Despite his smash hit album "Making Mirrors" (Eleven) missing the eligibility timeframe this ...

  5. Australia’s Indigenous Artists ‘Disenfranchised’

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Australia's indigenous artists aren't getting a fair break on radio down under, according to the findings of a new research project. The findings are published in a comprehensive new study entitled "Song Cycles," a joint projec ...

  6. Sarah Blasko Signs With Dramatico In Europe

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australian songstress Sarah Blasko's critical and commercial hit album "As Day Follows Night" is slated for a pan-European release in partnership with U.K. indie Dramatico next March. The ARIA Award-winner's third album will re ...

  7. Drones Win 2 At AIR Awards

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Melbourne alternative rock act the Drones took out two main categories at the Jagermeister AIR Awards in their hometown Sunday night (Nov. 22), winning the independent artist of the year and best independent album honors. The fourth annual awards ...

  8. Oz Touring Awards Honor Sound Relief, Gudinski's Frontier

    July 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian impresario Michael Gudinski was among the big winners at Monday night’s Helpmann Awards ceremony, taking out a string of major category wins and receiving the Australian live entertainment sector’s most coveted trophy, the JC Williamson ...

  9. Sound Relief Concerts Up For Helpmann Award

    June 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The twin Australian Sound Relief concerts raised more than $8 million Australian ($6.4 million) in support of bushfire and flood victims. Now organizers of the historic concerts might finally be called upon to take a bow. The Frontier Touring Comp ...

  10. European Deal For Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu Debut

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian independent label Skinnyfish Music has struck a joint venture partnership with Mike Batt's Dramatico for a pan-European release of "Gurrumul," the stirring debut from indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. A deal ...

  11. Yunupingu, Hines Take Australia Day Honors

    January 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Marcia Hines are among a handful of musicians and singers recognized in the government's official Australia Day awards. Yunupingu, the ARIA Award-winning, blind indigenous artist from Elcho Island, near Darwin, ...

  12. Kings Of Leon Rule Down Under

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon's fourth studio album "Only By The Night" (Sony) was the best-selling album of the year just ended Down Under, according to the Australian Recording Industry Association. "Only By The Night" enjoyed a four-we ...

  13. Yunupingu Wins AIR Awards Triple

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was the big winner at the 2008 Jagermeister AIR Awards held at Melbourne's Corner Hotel, where the Aboriginal singer and multi-instrumentalist grabbed three awards. Yunupingu, who hails from Elcho Island in Austral ...

  14. Performers Line-Up For AIR Awards

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rising star Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, alternative rock act the Drones and folk-rock singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright are among the artists confirmed to perform at the 2008 AIR Awards, to be held Nov. 24 at Melbourne's Corner Hotel. Othe ...

  15. ARIA Awards Keep On Giving

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recent ARIA Awards has contributed to knock-on sales spikes for a whole raft of performers and winners. Albums by Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, the Presets and Gabriella Cilmi are among the chief beneficiaries of the televised Oct. 19 industry ...

  16. AIR Nominations Revealed

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, one of Australia's hottest music properties, should add to his bulging trophy cabinet with victory at the upcoming AIR Awards, at which he has three nominations. Yunupingu is up for best independent album for &quo ...

  17. Cilmi Hits ARIAs For Six

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There was much that was sweet about Gabriella Cilmi during the 2008 ARIA Awards in Sydney, where the Aussie newcomer won all six categories for which she was nominated. Cilmi collected trophies for best female artist, while her debut "Lessons ...

  18. ARIA Names ‘Fine Arts’ Album Winners

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has handed out its four “fine arts” awards for best albums in the world music, jazz, classical and soundtrack genres. The fine arts categories, spun off from the main ARIA awards five years ago, ...