MTV Australia

  1. Aussie Bits: Live and TV Briefs From Down Under

    November 21, 2011 5:00 PM EST Australia's Hi-Fi live music brand has finally landed a venue in Sydney, the group's third on the east coast. After closing for business in March, Sydney venue the Forum has changed hands and will be re-branded the Hi-Fi Sydney from next ...

  2. Katy Perry's Ice Cream Treat Down Under

    August 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Australia and Baskin Robbins are teaming for a tasty tie-in to support the launch down under of Katy Perry's upcoming album, "Teenage Dream." On its Aug. 27 release date, anyone who strolls into one of Baskin Robbins' 17 ic ...

  3. Slash Helps Launch MTV Classic Down Under

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT There was a bit of the old and a lot of the new when Slash led celebrations for the launch of the MTV Classic channel down under. The Guns 'N Roses great and his new band thrilled the Palace Theatre audience with a set which previewed works f ...

  4. Slash Set For MTV Classic’s Oz Launch

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Slash is set to turn up the volume for MTV Australia as the first confirmed performer for the April 28 launch party of its new retro-themed channel MTV Classic. MTV Classic replaces the retired VH1 brand, and begins transmission May 1 on the Foxte ...

  5. MTV Australia To Replace VH1, 2010 Awards Off

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST MTV Australia is poised to switch on a new, retro channel in the place of VH1. The music TV broadcaster has also decided to place its annual awards gala on ice. The MTV Classic channel will be ushered in May 1 on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus pay-T ...

  6. Empire Of The Sun Wins Three ARIA Artisan Awards

    November 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Empire Of The Sun had three wins at the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Artisan and Fine Arts awards in Sydney today (Nov. 10). Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, who make up the Capitol/EMI Music Australia dance act, took best prod ...

  7. Robbie Williams' ARIA Performance Confirmed

    September 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT British pop giant Robbie Williams will make his long-awaited return to Australia when he performs at the 2009 ARIA Awards in Sydney on Nov. 26. Williams will perform new single "Bodies" on the night, lifted from his forthcoming EMI Music ...

  8. Katy Perry Vs Katie Perry

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Katy Perry is attempting to block an Australian fashion designer from trade-marking her clothing range with the brand name Katie Perry. The designer, who started her high-end Katie Perry loungewear label two years ago, apparently launched a tradem ...

  9. MTV Australia Awards Show Goes Global

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Australia's flagship awards night will score a global audience after it was selected to premiere on the music TV network's new World Stage platform. The March 27 Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009 will be fed into the international W ...

  10. MTV Australia Awards Show Confirmed

    February 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Vodafone MTV Australia Awards will be held March 27 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on the city's Darling Harbour. Big-game U.S.-based MTV producer Alex Coletti will take the helm of this year's show, heading up a prod ...

  11. MTV Networks, Vodafone Partner on MTV Australia Awards

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Australia and Vodafone Australia have forged a partnership which sees the mobile network operator take on naming rights for the 2009 Vodafone MTV Australia Awards. No date has been confirmed yet for the 2009 edition of MTV's annu ...

  12. Snoop Dogg Granted Australian Visa

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian government has granted a full visa to Snoop Dogg, allowing the Long Beach-based rapper to go ahead with his Australian tour. The five-city "The West Coast Originals" arena tour also stars Ice Cube and Bone Thugs n Harmony ...

  13. BMW Drives Aussie Campaign With Presets Tune

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Car-maker BMW Group Australia has teamed with electro-dance duo the Presets to market its new 1 Series coupe and convertible models to a younger first-time BMW buyer. The Sydney-based act, signed to Modular/Universal, debuted at No. 1 on the Austr ...

  14. ARIA Lauds Aussie Chart-toppers

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has honored 13 domestic acts at its ARIA Number One Chart Awards for reaching the top spot between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 2007 on ARIA's weekly singles, album or music DVD charts. Australian ar ...

  15. ARIA, MTV Aus Bolster Alliance

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Australian Recording Industry Association and MTV Networks Australia have strengthened their alliance through a number of joint initiatives, unveiled today. The first is a new one-hour magazine-style show that bows tomorrow on MTV and will foc ...

  16. ARIA, MTV, Cut Pay-TV Deal

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has granted MTV Networks Australia exclusive pay-TV rights to its key events and properties. MTV will immediately start building programs and competitions around the weekly Motorola ARIA Chart, ...

  17. Australian Gov't Blocks Snoop Dogg Visit

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Snoop Dogg and MTV are working on a solution after the rapper was slapped with a ban preventing him from entering Australia. Snoop Dogg was to be a presenter at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at Sydney's Accer Stadium this S ...

  18. Madonna Leads MTV Oz Award Nominations

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia Video Music Awards, to be held at the Sydney SuperDome on April 12. With five nominations, Madonna is the frontrunner leading up to the second MTV Australia V ...

  19. MTV India Appoints New MD

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mumbai-based MTV India has recruited Coca Cola executive Amit Jain to the role as managing director, with effect from Jan. 1, 2006. At the same time, Jain has also been appointed executive VP of MTV N Mumbai-based MTV India has recruited Coca Cola ...

  20. MTV Confirms Second Oz VMAs

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Australia will host its second Video Music Awards on April 12 at the Sydney SuperDome. The show will be broadcast live on the Foxtel, Austar and Optus pay-TV platforms, and on the Austereo radio n MTV Australia will host its second Video Music ...

  21. MTV Oz Restructures

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Australia is restructuring. As part of the changes, Helen Ryan, GM for the past eight years, will exit on a date to be determined, the broadcaster said today (March 17). MTV Networks Australia is restructuring. As part of the changes, ...

  22. Local Acts Triumph At MTV Oz Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held today (March 3) at Sydney's Luna Park. Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia ...

  23. Local Acts Triumph At MTV Oz Awards

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards, held today (March 3) at Sydney's Luna Park. Australian acts won six of the 12 viewer-voted categories at the inaugural MTV Australia ...

  24. MTV Aus Decides Awards Date, Venue

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The MTV Australia Video Music Awards (AVMAs) will take place March 2, 2005 at Sydney's Luna Park fun fair. The inaugural event will be telecast live from the 2,000-capacity Big Top. The MTV Australia Video Music Awards (AVMAs) will take place ...

  25. MTV Australia To Bow Awards In 2005

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its inaugural awards gala in May 2005. Winners at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards will be chosen by viewer votes, and nominations determined by a voting b MTV Australia has unveiled plans to hold its i ...