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  1. Powderfinger Tops Triple J Hottest Australian Albums Poll

    July 12, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Australian rules, especially the new stuff. That's the broad message which comes from a new survey conducted by Australia's Triple J network to find the country's all-time favorite homegrown albums. Recently retired Brisbane-based r ...

  2. Australia’s Great Escape Festival Cancelled

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australia's Great Escape Festival, due to be staged Oct. 4 and 5 outside Sydney, has been cancelled. The festival's promoter Mi5 cited "unexpectedly low ticket sales" in a statement issued today (Aug. 8). Tickets priced $180 Au ...

  3. Australia's Eleven Switches To Universal

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One of Australia's most successful independent labels, Eleven A Music Company, has found a new home -- and a 50% partnership - with Universal Music, with effect from Sept. 1. Set up by Sydney-based act managers John Watson and Melissa Chenery ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Silverchair's Johns Makes APRA History

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Silverchair's guitarist/singer Daniel Johns (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia) made APRA awards history tonight (Monday) by winning songwriter of the year for the third time. Johns won it in 2003 for his work on Silverchair's epic &qu ...

  6. APRA Award Nominees Unveiled

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The song "1,2,3,4", a global hit for Canadian artist Feist, is counting out the numbers for its Australian co-writer Sally Seltmann. It has been nominated for song of the year at the 26th Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. ARIAs Run Gold For Silverchair

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five trophies, Silverchair dominated the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) awards, held Sunday at the Acer Stadium in Sydney. The rock band claimed most of the major categories, including best group. Their latest set "Youn ...

  9. Indie Acts Dominate ARIA Nominations

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent label acts dominate the nominations for the annual Australian Recording Industry Association awards, announced today (Sept. 19) at the Sydney State Theatre. Topping the list with six nominations was Sydney dance act Sneaky Sound System ...

  10. Powderfinger, Silverchair, Team Up For Tour

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australia's two biggest bands, Powderfinger and Silverchair have teamed up for a national concert tour. The "Across The Great Divide" tour begins at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on August 29 and winds up 21 shows later on Octo ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Silverchair Seated At Aussie Chart Peak

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Silverchair's first single in four years, "Straight Lines," bowed at No. 1 on this week's Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Top 100 this week, published yesterday. The track also tops the ARIA digital chart for i ...

  13. Missy, Wave Aid Up For Aussie Helpmann Awards

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian newcomer Missy Higgins and the all-star Wave Aid concert each received a pair of nominations for this year's Helpmann Awards, to be held August 8 at Star City in Sydney. Australian newcomer Missy Higgins and the all-star Wave Aid c ...

  14. Aussie Wave Aid DVD Due June 5

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT All profit donated to charity. Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid tsunami benefit concert on June 5. Virgin says all profits from the four-hour Australian DVD release will be donated to charities Oxfam Community Aid Abr ...

  15. Aussie Wave Aid DVD Due June 5

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid tsunami benefit concert on June 5. All profits from the four-hour Australian DVD release will be donated to charities. Virgin Australia will release the official DVD of the Wave Aid ts ...

  16. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  17. Murray Signs Up To New Management

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray has inked a new worldwide management deal. Murray has signed with Stu McCulloch's Brisbane-based Amplifire Music Company and Sydney-based John Watson Managemen Australian singer songwriter Pete Murray ...

  18. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  19. Reunited Oils Lead Oz Tsunami Benefit

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australian rockers Midnight Oil will reunite to headline the country's second major fund-raising concert to benefit victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Details of the Jan. 29 "Wave Aid" concert at th Australian rockers Midnight Oil ...

  20. Oz Artist Pete Murray Splits With Manager

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years. Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based ...

  21. Oz Artist Pete Murray Splits With Manager

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based firm Just Management after two years. Australian singer-songwriter Pete Murray has parted ways with manager Justin Stanford of Melbourne-based ...

  22. Jet To Fly Into ARIAs With Seven Noms

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry ...

  23. Jet To Fly Into ARIAs With Seven Noms

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards, to be held Oct. 17 at the Sydney SuperDome. With seven nominations, Jet is the frontrunner heading into the Australian Record Industry ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...