How are Australia’s ARIA Charts Calculated?

ARIA is the official charts company in Australia. This is how the ARIA charts are calculated in Australia. ARIA charts in Australia includes both physical sales, digital downloads sales and music streaming (but doesn’t disclose…

Australia Music Sales in Heavy Decline Across the Board

It seems like the music industry in Australia is in complete free fall. The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has reported that recording sales dropped 13.9 percent in 2010 by value (complete PDF here). Physical unit sales tanked by 19.5 percent.