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Ricky Martin had Sydney Livin La Vida Loca!
Fellow coach from The Voice Delta Goodrem opened the show with outstanding performances. Delta performed a variety of her well know hits Born To Try, Sitting On Top Of The World, Innocent Eyes and plenty more. Her beautiful tone, charisma & passion captivated the entire arena. Goodrem also gave us a taste of what we can expect on her next upcoming album.
The sold out 2014 ARIA Awards Connected By Telstra held at The Star Event Centre, Sydney and broadcast nationally on TEN capped off an extraordinary year for the Australian music industry. This year’s event certainly showcased and celebrated what a remarkable year 2014 has been for Australian music and artists. Australian music has been well and truly thrust onto the global stage in 2014 and for the first time the ARIA Awards will be broadcast to millions throughout Asia via Fox International.
17th February 2011 (SYDNEY) – Figures released by The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) today have demonstrated the continued strong growth of digital products, with both number of units sold and dollar value up more than 30%. This increase in popularity for digital tracks and albums saw overall quantity of units sold across the last calendar year grow by nearly 10%, whilst the industry’s overall dollar value was down 13.9% on 2009.
The trend towards digital has prevailed over the last three years; digital tracks selling 24.9 million units in 2008 compared with nearly 50 million in 2010 and the value of digital albums more than doubling over the same three year period. From 2009 to 2010, digital tracks have increased in value by 47% and digital albums by 45%.
The Black Eyed Peas return to number one on the ARIA Singles Chart & Michael Buble remains unbeatable on the ARIA Album Chart this week …
The Black Eyed Peas return to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart for the third time this year, with the hot tune “’Meet Me Halfway” landing its first week at number one, bringing their tally of Australian No.1 singles up to seven and giving them a total of twenty-eight chart topping weeks. Only Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Delta Goodrem have achieved more number ones in the history of the ARIA Charts, with Madonna and Kylie scoring ten each and Delta just behind with eight. Continue reading
Australian artists continue their reign on the ARIA Singles & Album Charts
In another huge week for Australian artists, Guy Sebastian spends a further week on top of the ARIA Singles Chart with “Like It Like That”. It becomes his second-longest running No.1 single after his initial career hit “Angels Brought Me Here”, which spent three weeks straight at the top in December 2003. Jimmy Barnes continues his domination of the ARIA Album Chart, achieving a second week at No.1 with “The Rhythm And The Blues” and notching up a solo tally of thirty-one weeks at the top of the chart. This is equal to Delta Goodrem‘s total, with John Farnham the only Australian artist ahead, accumulating a massive forty-seven weeks on top of the chart over eight albums.