Nightclub. | Newsreel

Commissioner for Brisbane night life

A new Night Life Economy Commissioner will be tasked with working with businesses and live music venues to support the state’s entertainment precincts. Queensland
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K-pop group aespa help boost increase in CD sales - Newsreel

K-pop move helps drive CD resurgence

CDs and records, once believed defeated by the streaming era, are making a clear comeback as new-generation groups reboot packaged music. The latest round of the
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Evidence of first-mover advantage comes together

First-mover advantage, a proven concept in the business world, is also a factor in the success of musical artists, according to new research. Data collected from nearly
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Lauryn Hill album cover

Hill tops race for best album in a thriller

Lauryn Hill’s one and only solo album has pipped Michael Jackson’s Thriller as Apple Music’s best album of all time. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill topped the
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Band The Rions. | Newsreel

Coast parties ’til Sundown and beyond

The City of Gold Coast’s inaugural Sundown music festival this weekend will feature a host of homegrown talent. The Rions, will be joined by the likes of Hope D,
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Live music drives global boom - Newsreel

Superfans drive a buoyant global year for music

The global music industry had an unexpected bumper year in 2023 as “superfans” drove sales and emerging markets took off. The Goldman Sachs 2023 Music in the Air
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What Taylor Swift can teach us about Olympic stadiums

By Shane Rodgers There was something very curious about two sets of economic data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the past couple of weeks. They
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Taylor Swift moves to the top of the solo album rankings - Newsreel

Rampaging Taylor Swift closes in on Beatles records

Music powerhouse Taylor Swift is continuing to break chart records, moving to the top of the historic soloist number one album ranks. Swift’s latest album, The
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Crowd at music festival. | Newsreel

Cub Sport shine at Queensland Music Awards

Indie pop band Cub Sport grabbed two of the biggest awards at last night’s Queensland Music Awards. The Brisbane-based quartet won Album of the Year with Jesus At The
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Music festival from crowd. | Newsreel

Festivals need funding to weather the storm

Australia’s music festival organisers are calling for extra public funding and extreme weather management support to help future-proof the industry. In a climate
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