Tom Ugly

  1. From Adele to Gotye to Lumineers: How Triple A Radio Is Breaking Acts

    July 17, 2012 11:35 AM EDT The niche format (whose nickname is shorthand for "adult album alternative") nurtured the top Billboard Hot 100 title of 2011, Adele's "Rolling in the Deep." The song spent 14 weeks at No. 1 on the Nielsen BDS-based Triple ...

  2. Rookie Stars Take Over The Triple-A Airwaves

    July 11, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Triple A radio is producing some major-league hits. The niche format (whose nickname is short for "adult album alternative") fostered the top Billboard Hot 100 title of 2011, Adele's "Rolling in the Deep." The song spent 1 ...

  3. Australia's Triple J Radio Launches Unearthed Digital Station

    October 05, 2011 11:30 AM EDT In what has been described as an "historic moment" for Australian music, the influential Triple J radio network flipped the switch yesterday on a second digital station, Triple J Unearthed. The new 24/7 station is dedicated solely to new ...

  4. Sia Leads Australian Indie Awards Nominations

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations, Sia leads the pack heading into Australia's fifth annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards, to be held Oct. 1 at Melbourne's Forum Theatre. The Adelaide-born artist is up for best independent artist, her third ...

  5. Hilltop Hoods Win At Inaugural AIR Awards

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hip hop trio Hilltop Hoods won two awards at the inaugural Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. chart awards, held Wednesday (Nov. 29) at the Blacket Hotel in Sydney. The South Australia act took out independent artist of the year while its ...

  6. Hilltop Hoods Win At Inaugural AIR Awards

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hip hop trio Hilltop Hoods won two awards at the inaugural Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. chart awards, held Wednesday (Nov. 29) at the Blacket Hotel in Sydney. Hip hop trio Hilltop Hoods won two awards at the inaugural Australian Inde ...

  7. NA2R Event Bolsters Unsigned Australian Act

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT winner is Celebrity Drug Disasters. In a first for Australian commercial radio, the country's four major networks are jointly working to break an unsigned Australian act. The initiative, involving radio networks Austereo, Nova, Australia ...

  8. Australia's AIR Launches Inaugural Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. (AIR) will hold its inaugural AIR Charts Awards on Nov. 29 in Sydney. The debut event, details for which were announced today (Oct. 11), will have only f The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. ...

  9. Australia's AIR Launches Inaugural Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. (AIR) will hold its inaugural AIR Charts Awards on Nov. 29 in Sydney. The debut event, details for which were announced today (Oct. 11), will have only f The Australian Independent Record Labels Assn. ...

  10. Diesel-U-Music Contest Unveils U.K. Finalists

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The organizers of the sixth Diesel-U-Music Awards have unveiled the U.K. nominees for its international music contest, which is designed to promote unsigned acts around the world. The organizers of the sixth Diesel-U-Music Awards have unveiled the ...

  11. U.K.'s OCC Alters Chart Rules

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Releases linked to competition prizes no longer eligible. Music releases linked to consumer competition prizes are no longer eligible for the U.K. official sales charts, according to newly amended rules at the London-based Official U.K. Charts Com ...