1. Sheppard, Sia, 5 Seconds Of Summer Top APRA Awards Nominations

    February 26, 2015 2:42 AM EST With four nominations, newcomer pop group Sheppard is the best-placed act heading into the 2015 APRA Music Awards. The Brisbane six-piece will face stiff competition from Sia and co-writer Jesse Shatkin , pop-punk boyband 5 Seconds of Summer and ...

  2. Sia, Chet Faker Win Big at ARIA Awards

    November 26, 2014 10:04 PM EST Sia cleaned-up at Wednesday’s (Nov. 26) ARIA Awards at Sydney’s Star Event Centre, where she took out four categories on what is the Australian record industry’s big night. The singer and songwriter cemented her career-year by snaffling the annual ...

  3. Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum to be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

    October 27, 2014 6:09 AM EDT It’s Ian “Molly” Meldrum’s turn for the ARIA Hall of Fame.  Having inducted Kylie Minogue , John Paul Young and Normie Rowe in years past, the honor this time goes to the legendary Aussie music commentator. He’ll be inducted during the annual ARIA ...

  4. Chet Faker, Sia, 5SOS, Iggy Azalea Nominated for ARIA Awards

    October 07, 2014 4:23 AM EDT With a total of nine nominations, electronic-beat singer-songwriter  Chet Faker  is the frontrunner heading into the 2014 ARIA Awards. Though the likes of Sheppard , Sia , Dan Sultan , 5 Seconds Of Summer , Iggy Azalea   and Violent Soho aren’t fa ...

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  6. Mandawuy Yunupingu, Leader of Yothu Yindi, Dies at 56

    June 02, 2013 9:49 PM EDT Mandawuy Yunupingu, an artist, mentor and ambassador who galvanized Australia’s indigenous and non-indigenous people and brought contemporary Aboriginal music to the world through his group Yothu Yindi, has died at the age of 56. The former Aust ...

  7. Yothu Yindi’s Mandawuy Yunupingu Dies at 56

    June 02, 2013 9:35 PM EDT Mandawuy Yunupingu, an artist, mentor and ambassador who galvanized Australia’s indigenous and non-indigenous people and brought contemporary Aboriginal music to the world through his group Yothu Yindi, has died at the age of 56. The former Aust ...

  8. Gotye, Kimbra Win Big at ARIA Awards

    November 30, 2012 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 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 industry's flagship awards ceremony is a showcase of the Australian success stories over t ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Tame Impala Takes Home Australia's J Award; Mushroom Group's Michael Gudinski Hosts Birthday Bash

    November 26, 2012 12:29 PM EST Billboard's Australia correspondent Lars Brandle (left) partied on Monday night with Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski, Tina Brandle and Mushroom Music Publishing managing director Ian James. Psychedelic revivalists Tame Impala on Frid ...

  11. INXS: 'We're Dying to Record New Material'

    March 01, 2011 11:54 AM EST 0 0 0 After "reimagining" some of its older songs with guest singers for the new "Original Sin" compilation, Australia's INXS is starting to feel the pull to make some fresh music again -- and perhaps its first new studio album si ...

  12. ARIA Awards Gets Revamp But Ratings Dip

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST The rain stayed away, but that didn't save the 2010 ARIA Awards from turning into a damp squib. The likes of Angus and Julia Stone, Dan Sultan and Megan Washington were the big winners, but the flagship Australian industry awards gala endured ...

  13. Rising Stars Win Big At Australian Indie Awards

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rising stars dominated the fifth annual Australian Independent Music Awards, held Oct. 1 at Melbourne's Forum Theatre, while more established names like Sia went home empty handed. Prior to the awards ceremony taking place, Adelaide-born sing ...

  14. Sia Leads Australian Indie Awards Nominations

    September 01, 2010 8:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 se ...