2013 in Australian music
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The following is a list of notable events that have happened in 2013 in music in Australia.
- 1 Events
- 2 Bands disbanded
- 3 Albums and Singles
- 4 2013 Australian music charts
- 5 Deaths
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- The 2013 Future Music Festival took place in March in various locations around Australia. There were 39 Australian and international artist who performed.
- The Splendour in the Grass is annual music festival that began in late July and ended in early August. The festival was held at Belongil Fields and featured Rock, Hip hop, alternative, and electronic music.
- On October 28, 2013, The X Factor (Australia series 5) ended. It was announced that Dami Im was the winner. The runner-up was Taylor Henderson.
Albums and Singles
- Push the Sky Away was released on released on 18 February 2013. The album was released by the alternative rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. The album peaked number 1 on many charts including Australian ARIA Albums Chart, Austrian Ö3 Albums Chart, and Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)
- Hillsong United released their third studio alubm Zion (Hillsong United album) on February 22.
- Empire of the Sun (band)'s second album Ice on the Dune was released on 14 June 2013 in Australia.
- Hillsong Church's live album Glorious Ruins was released on July 2.
- Violent Soho's signle In The Aisle was released on July 8, 2013. This was the first single of the album Hungry Ghost.
- We Are Young & Free was released on October 1, 2013. The album contained the singles Alive, Wake, and "Vivo Estás".
- The album, Zion Acoustic Sessions, was released by Hillsong United (band) on October 29.
2013 Australian music charts
Triple J Hottest 100
|All time (2013)||
2013 AIR charts
Winners below for the 2013 Carlton Dry Independent music awards:
- Best Independent Artist – Flume
- Best Independent Album – Flume – Flume
- Breakthrough Independent Artist - Vance Joy
- Best Independent Single/EP - Vance Joy – God Loves You When You’re Dancing
- Best Independent Dance/Electronica Album – Flume – Flume
- Best Independent Dance/Electronica or Club Single – Flume – Holdin’ On
- Best Independent Label – Future Classic
- Carlton Dry Global Music Grant winner – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
- 11 February – Kevin Peek, Australian guitarist (Sky) (b. 1946)
- 21 June – Wendy Saddington, Australian singer (Chain) (b. 1949)
- 1 July - Gary Shearston, Australian singer-songwriter (b. 1939)
- List of number-one singles of 2013 (Australia)
- List of number-one albums of 2013 (Australia)
- 2013 in music
- 2013 in Australia
- List of Australian music festivals
- Tone, Deaf. "Laneway Festival 2013: Sydney February 2nd 2013 @ Sydney Art College". Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- Hohnen, Mike. "Future Music Festival 2013 Lineup – Official Announcement". Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- Katherine Feeney (10 February 2012). "Splendour in the Grass returning home to Byron Bay". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- Emma Partridge (15 September 2013). "Man dies at Defqon.1 music festival". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- "Dami Im Wins The X Factor!". The X Factor Australia. Yahoo!7. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "About" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 8 May 2013.
- Snapes, Laura (27 November 2012). "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce New Album, Push the Sky Away | News". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- [http://australian-charts.com/showitem.aspinterpret=Nick+Cave+%26+The+Bad+ Seeds&titel=Push+The+Sky+Away&cat=a "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away"]. australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away". austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "Discografie Nick Cave" [Discography Nick Cave]. Ultratop (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "Hillsong United Zion Released In Australia".
- "The Drones - I See Seaweed". Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "Itunes - Music - Ice On the Dune by Empire of the Sun". Retrieved 9 May 2014.
- "Hillsong Live: Glorious Ruins Released for Australia and New Zealand". Hillsong Live Facebook Page. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
- "We Are Young & Free". NewReleaseTuesday.com. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
- "Hillsong United To Release 'Zion Acoustic Sessions' iTunes Exclusive". Louder Than the Music. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2014.