Who we are
The Music Network has been Australia’s leading source of music business news, interviews, analysis, airplay charts and jobs since 1994.
Our audience includes executives from record labels, music publishers, concert promoters, touring companies, booking agencies, artist management, recording artists, studios, local and international media, PR firms, live music venues, radio and television networks, DSPs, retail, technology and brand managers invested in music.
In 2018, publisher and editor Jake Challenor launched TMN Tinnies, an annual awards event celebrating the success of those behind the scenes. It returns in October 2019.
Publisher & Editor
From managing rock stars to running a successful independent record label and digital agency, Jake has worked in the business of music, media and marketing for over 15 years. His first job was hosting Drive on Sydney’s WILD FM.
In that time he’s collaborated on projects with many of Australia’s most recognised brands; Universal Music, Southern Cross Austereo, Yahoo!, ANZ, Foxtel, Sony Music, Twitter, Telstra, and many more.
TMN Editorial Team
Charts & New Music Editor
From TMN’s signature Hot 100 airplay chart to mid-week ARIA predictions, Peter covers charts for The Music Network. To date, Peter has written for Street Press Australia, AIM’s in-house publication The Ledger Lines and Radio Today.
Initially completing a Bachelor of Media at Macquarie University, Peter went on to pursue his interest in music. An avid drummer and vocalist, he attended the Australian Institute of Music to obtain a Bachelor of Entertainment Management with a minor in performance.
Zanda got his start in journalism with Sydney University student publications Honi Soit and The Bull while completing his Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications). He has been working with the team at The Music Network and Radio Today since 2017.
Internships with Backyard Opera and The BRAG magazine led to a role as assistant editor for The Interns, writing for Cool Accidents, and two years spent as a news reporter for Evolve Media’s online publications Music Feeds, Crave Australia and The Fashion Spot.
Christie Eliezer is a contributing editor for The Music Network. His publishes a popular weekly column in Melbourne’s Beat, previously also syndicated through The Brag in Sydney and DB in Adelaide.
He remains the Australian & New Zealand correspondent for Pollstar and wrote the best selling book High Voltage — Seven Movers and Shakers in the Australian Music Industry, published in 2007 by Omnibus Press.
TMN Charts & Analysis
For professionals who need to know what tracks are being played and heard each week, by state and source, the TMN Hot 100 is our renowned national airplay chart.
The TMN Hot 100 is used by the major labels to report on their artists’ performance each week, and by music directors to program playlists on radio and TV.
It is the only airplay chart to weigh spins against radio listener data and deliver the industry a true reflection of the most heard tracks each week across Australia.
TMN readers and email subscribers also get access to 25+ airplay, digital and sales charts, by music genre and territory. We report across commercial, independent and community radio.
TMN also publishes market share by record label and predict the hottest new singles being released and what’s most added to radio each week.
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