Jet

  1. Jet Announces Break-Up

    March 27, 2012 6:00 AM EDT Australian rock 'n' roll group Jet has taken its last flight. One of the biggest breakthrough bands to emerge from these shores in the past decade, Jet confirmed their split by way of a statement issued Monday on its Website, and the fol ...

  2. Angus & Julia Stone, Jet Big Winners At Australia's APRA Awards

    June 22, 2011 12:42 PM EDT With two major prizes, Angus and Julia Stone were the big winners at the Australasian Performing Right Association(APRA) Awards Sydney Tuesday night (June 21). The awards celebrate composers and songwriters across 12 categories that have achieved ...

  3. Jet Single To Get Extra TV Time During 'Saturday Night Live'

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The next episode of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" will be presented by a single advertiser for the first time in the show's 35-season history. To promote Bud Light Golden Wheat, Anheuser-Busch has purchased a sponsorship of the O ...

  4. Blink-182, Weezer To Headline Free Virgin Fest

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After months of speculation about the fate of the 2009 Virgin Mobile Festival, organizers have made an announcement that should please music fans who've felt the economic pinch of the recession: this year's event is free. With headliners ...

  5. Soggy Sound Relief Sydney Concert A Success

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Heavy rain fell on the Sound Relief artist parade in Sydney today, but it wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of the tens of thousands who came. The biggest highlights of the day came thanks to first act Coldplay, and the Presets who delivered a s ...

  6. Midnight Oil Triumph At Wet Melbourne Bushfire Gig

    March 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Unexpected rain and chilly temperatures were no deterrent for the 81,000 fans who turned out today for the Sound Relief bushfire benefit concert at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Thousands of ticketholders in the open-air section sheltered un ...

  7. Coldplay, Kings Of Leon For Bushfire Benefit

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Jack Johnson and a reunited Midnight Oil lead the star-studded line-up for Australia's March 14 bushfire and flood benefit concerts, to be held simultaneously in Sydney and Melbourne under the Sound Relief tag-line. A ...

  8. New Deal, Buzz Surrounds Something For Kate

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia has high hopes of delivering a smash hit with its new signing Paul Dempsey, and the frontman's multi-platinum selling alternative rock group Something for Kate. EMI recently snapped up Something for Kate, a hugely popular ...

  9. Aussie Budget Helps New Music Acts

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australia's wider arts community has welcomed the national government's new budget, which contains a handful of measures intended to reap financial benefits for the creative sector. Artist managers, specifically, have greeted the governm ...

  10. Jet Takes Off With Manager Kovac

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock band Jet has parted ways with its Sydney-based management company Winterman and Goldstein after six years. The band will now be handled by veteran U.S. manager Allen Kovac, whose clients include Buckcherry, Meatloaf, Hanson and Pap ...

  11. Spain All Set For SxSW

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Spanish indie Armada is sailing into South By South West for the first time this week, with music biz and government backing. Until this year, Spain was the world's only major market without a stand at SxSW in Austin, Texas, but the Sound ...

  12. Online Exclusive: Five Canadian Acts Burning Their Way To International Stardom

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST While artists as diverse as Michael Buble and Arcade Fire prove Canada's ongoing strength as a source of international talent, rising artists wait in the wings. Here are capsule profiles of five Canadian artists to watch. Basia Bulat Hometown ...

  13. EA To Go Mainstream With Videogame Tunes

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Electronic Arts is mounting a new drive to integrate videogame music into the mainstream culture. The company is making music available for use in television, films and other media from many of its best-selling selling videogame franchises, includ ...

  14. Big Day Out Flag Controversy

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australia's festival Big Day Out has become embroiled in a controversy over the Australian flag. Its Sydney show is traditionally held on Australia Day (Jan. 26). During the public holiday, citizens usually wave large flags during the all-day ...

  15. U2, Pearl Jam Team Up At Aussie Anti-Poverty Show

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with Pearl Jam to join Aussie acts Jet, Paul Kelly, Eskimo Joe, Evermore and the John Butler Trio at a Make Poverty History concert in Melbourne tonight (Nov. 17). The ev U2's Bono and the Edge teamed with P ...

  16. Jet Postpones Part Of Euro Tour

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jet, the Australian rock group from Melbourne, has had to postpone a significant section of its current European tour after lead singer Nic Cester was diagnosed with nodules on his vocal chords, follo Jet, the Australian rock group from Melbourne, ...

  17. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up release moved 447,000 copies first week. In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Niels ...

  18. Aria Inducts Six Acts Into Hall Of Fame

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australian-raised, international success stories Helen Reddy, Icehouse, the Divinyls and Rose Tattoo were inducted Aug. 16 into the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Assn.) Hall of Fame. The ceremon Australian-raised, international success stori ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Universal Motown Names Senior Video VP

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gina Harrell previously held roles at Elektra. Gina Harrell has been appointed senior VP of Video Production for the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG). Harrell reports to Mel Lewinter, chairman/CEO of UMRG; Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal ...

  21. Gudinski Buys Into Ivy League

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski has bought a 50% stake in Sydney independent Ivy League Records for an undisclosed sum. The move is part of Gudinski's strategy to expand his holding in Austra Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski ...

  22. Aussie Acts Lauded At Chart Awards

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST The success of homegrown artists came into focus yesterday (Nov. 17) at the Australian Record Industry Assn.'s No. 1 Chart Awards in Sydney. The event throws the spotlight on Aussie acts who topped th The success of homegrown artists came int ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Austin City Limits Fest Confirms Lineup

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilker Park, will be announced tomorrow (May 5). The lineup of the fourth Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for Sept. 23-25 in Austin's Zilk ...

  25. Green Day Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner) holds for a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales up 0.3% from last week to 100,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Green Day's "American Idiot ...

  26. Green Day Retains Billboard 200 Crown

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner) holds for a second consecutive week atop The Billboard 200, with U.S. sales up 0.3% from last week to 100,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Green Day's "American Idiot ...

  27. Aussie Acts Prominent On 2004 PPCA Playlist

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a first, home-grown artists accounted for the three most broadcast acts on Australian radio and television last year. Based on playlist data from the 2003-04 financial year, the Top 100 Most Broadc In a first, home-grown artists accounted for t ...

  28. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  29. Aussie Acts Team For Tsunami Benefit

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunamis for Saturday (Jan. 8). The Australian music industry has set the first of multiple fund-raising concerts for victims of the ...

  30. Oz Acts Post Strong Year-End Showings

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australia's domestic acts posted their best performance in more than a decade in 2004, according to year-end statistics released Dec. 27 by the Australian Record Industry Assn. Australia's domestic acts posted their best performance in m ...

  31. Oz Acts Post Strong Year-End Showings

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australia's domestic acts posted their best performance in more than a decade in 2004, according to year-end statistics released Dec. 27 by the Australian Record Industry Assn. Australia's domestic acts posted their best performance in m ...

  32. Jet Flys Off With Six ARIAs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, held last night (Oct. 17) at the Sydney Superdome. With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Indust ...

  33. Jet Flies Off With Six ARIAs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, held last night (Oct. 17) at the Sydney Superdome. With six awards, rock band Jet was the big winner at the 18th Australian Record Indust ...

  34. MTVU Announces Woodie Nominees

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With three nods, Coheed & Cambria lead the nominees for the first mtvU Woodie Awards, which will recognize artists who have made an impact on the college-music scene. College TV network mtvU will With three nods, Coheed & Cambria lead ...

  35. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  36. Artists Line-Up for Sudan Charity Set

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive material for an album to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, Western Sudan. R.E.M., David Gray and Jet are among the artists who have contributed exclusive ...

  37. OutKast, Jay-Z Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop acts grab four awards each. With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" And Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines ...

  38. Jay-Z's Six-Pack Tops MTV VMA Noms

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami arena is biggest venue ever for show. Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, with six nominations for "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods each. This year's sh ...

  39. Chambers Sets Australian Chart Record

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian country singer Kasey Chambers' third solo album "Wayward Angel" (EMI) has debuted at the crest of the ARIAnet Albums chart for the week commencing June 7. In doing so, Chambers becomes the Australian country singer Kasey ...

  40. Chambers Sets Australian Chart Record

    June 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian country singer Kasey Chambers' third solo album "Wayward Angel" (EMI) has debuted at the crest of the ARIAnet Albums chart for the week commencing June 7. In doing so, Chambers becomes the Australian country singer Kasey ...

  41. Norah, Alicia Hit New Shipment Heights

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Van Halen, Usher also among RIAA May certs. Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note release, "Feels Like Home," was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA in May for shipments of 4 million units. Jones' debut, "Come Away With M ...

  42. Norah, Alicia Hit New Shipment Heights

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones' sophomore Blue Note release, "Feels Like Home," was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA in May for shipments of 4 million units. Jones' debut, "Come Away With Me," has been certified Norah Jones' ...

  43. Warner Bros. To Release 'O.C.' Albums

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Bros. Records and Fox have inked a deal to issue a series of albums based on the network's popular TV series "The O.C." The first project will come out March 30; subsequent releases will street Warner Bros. Records and Fox ha ...