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Chance The Rapper Cancels On Splendour In The Grass

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Just a day before he was set to close the music festival in Byron, Chance The Rapper has pulled out of his headline performance due to illness.

Music

Music

Move Over Lil Nas X, Peppa Pig Is Dropping An Album

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Good morning ONLY to Peppanators!!! Stream "Bing Bong Zoo" now for clear skin!!!

Music

Music

Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr Perform Together At Concert

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The last surviving members of The Beatles delighted fans with their joint performance over the weekend.

Music

Music

Why Hundreds Around The World Gather In A Park To Dance In Red Dresses

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It's the one day where people from around the world don red dresses, black wigs and call each other 'Kate'.

World

World

Wool You Believe It? Competitive Heavy Metal Knitting Is A Thing Now

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It's not a stitch up -- Finland has just hosted the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship.

Music

Music

5 Times Fans Crushed It On Stage

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Good afternoon to everyone except that girl who said the N-word on stage at Kendrick Lamar!

The Project

The Project

Mark Ronson Explained Exactly What A 'Sad Banger' Is

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Mark Ronson dropped by 'The Sunday Project' and explained the very specific genre of music his latest album fits into.

Music

Music

A$AP Rocky Could Be Held In Swedish Jail For Two Weeks

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Authorities are hoping to keep the rapper in custody after he was arrested over an alleged street brawl in Stockholm that was caught on video on Wednesday.

Features

Features

You’re Never Too Old To Make Your Concert Hall Debut

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Judy Hall has dreamed of being a concert pianist ever since she first played the instrument.

The Project

The Project

Rapper Illy Explained How He Got His Law Degree While Touring

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Aussie hip-hop artist Illy dropped by 'The Project' to chat about his new single and explained how he wound up studying law.

Tech

Tech

What Is The Git Up Challenge Taking Over TikTok Right Now?

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Forget flossing or the Fortnite dance, the latest viral dance craze to hit the internet is the Git Up Challenge. 

Music

Music

Iggy Azalea Stops Concert To Talk About Transgender Discrimination

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Performing at Chicago's Pride in the Park on Saturday, Iggy Azalea briefly paused her set to speak to the crowd about the horrific statistics when it comes to discrimination against trans women of colour.

Music

Music

Taylor Swift Slams Scooter Braun After He Acquires Her Music

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Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who represents both Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, will soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue -- and she's not happy about it.

World

World

Kylie Minogue's Tearful Words 14 Years Since Breast Cancer Diagnosis

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Kylie Minogue broke down in tears at Glastonbury as she recalled how she missed performing at the festival 14 years ago after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Movies

Movies

Move Over 'Avengers', BTS Is Coming To Smash The Box Office

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The boys are back with another flick, and it's set to be bigger and better than ever.

Music

Music

Who Exactly Is 'Old Town Road' Rapper Lil Nas X?

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His single 'Old Town Road' has topped the Billboard Hot 100 for the 12th week in a row -- but who on earth is self-described hip-hop cowboy, Lil Nas X?

Music

Music

XXXTentacion To Release Posthumous Album And Documentary

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One year after his shocking murder, XXXTentacion's estate has revealed their plans to release a new album as well as a documentary about the controversial rapper.

Music

Music

Lewis Capaldi Had The Best Response To Being 'Slagged Off' By Noel Gallagher

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After a quick diss from Noel Gallagher, Lewis Capaldi announced it was "dreams coming true".

Music

Music

Adele Went To The Spice Girls Concert And Lost Her Sh**

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There is no bigger fan of the Spice Girls in the whole world than Adele.

Music

Music

Emotional Missy Elliott Is First Female Rapper Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

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Missy Elliott has become just the third rapper to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the ceremony brought her to tears.

Music

Music

Taylor Swift Announces The Release Date for New Album 'Lover'

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She'll also be dropping a new single called "You Need to Calm Down" this afternoon.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Australians All Let Us Discuss If Our Anthem Is Any Bloody Good Or Not

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Ah, the national anthem has reared its ugly head again -- and I use that somewhat cruel terminology advisedly.

Music

Music

Keith Urban To Open Sydney Coliseum Theatre In Rooty Hill

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The grand-opening on December 21 will officially launch the 2000-seat theatre located in Rooty Hill in Sydney's west.

Music

Music

Taron Egerton And Elton John Did A Surprise Duet Of 'Your Song'

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'Your Song' is a guaranteed tear-jerker at the best of times.

Music

Music

Stan Walker Is Donating Money From New EP To Christchurch Families

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Stan Walker's new EP was created in response to the Christchurch terror attacks that left 51 people dead.

Celebrity

Celebrity

There's A Big Old Typo In Taylor Swift's Merch... But Did She Do It On Purpose?

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Someone needs to tell Taylor Swift's marketing team about the spellcheck feature.

Music

Music

K-Pop Star Sunmi Declares Herself An 'LGBT Queen'

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A viral video of K-Pop sensation Sunmi has excited fans around the world.

Tech

Tech

iTunes Is Reportedly Shutting Down, So What Does It Mean For Your Music?

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Social media has gone into panic mode after reports Apple is retiring iTunes.

Music

Music

U2 Are Bringing Their Joshua Tree Tour Down Under Later This Year

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It will be the first Aussie tour for the band in nine years.

Music

Music

The 18 Most Iconic Duets Of All Time

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This weekend, 'The Loop' are showcasing perfect pairings -- from Britney and Madonna to Nelly and Kelly Rowland -- and it got us thinking about some of our faves.

Music

Music

Ed Sheeran Wanted To Record A Male Version Of 'Lady Marmalade'

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Ed Sheeran has revealed that he nearly surprised us all with a cover of the iconic "Lady Marmalade".

Music

Music

Miley Cyrus' New Album Is Dropping This Week

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Get excited, cos Miley Cyrus is back with a brand new project.

The Project

The Project

Clare Bowditch Told Us The Inspiration Behind Her New Single

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Clare Bowditch stopped by 'The Project' to talk about her powerful new single, 'Woman' -- her first release in seven years.

Music

Music

Nirvana, Pearl Jam, INXS — Meet The Man Who’s Snapped Grunge's Greatest

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Legendary photographer Chris Cuffaro has taken some of the world's most iconic images of artists such as Nirvana, INXS, Alice In Chains and Chris Cornell.

Music

Music

Which Controversial Music Video Are You, According To Your Star Sign?

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This weekend, 'The Loop' will be looking back on some of the most controversial music videos of our time. It got us thinking about which one we all related to the most, and, well... here you go.

Life

Life

A Guide On How To Enjoy Vivid For Anyone Who Hates Crowds

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If the thought of a bunch of bustling bodies pressing against you as you try to enjoy Vivid Festival makes you want to stay inside forever, hold up -- there's light ahead of the tunnel.

Emma Betty

Emma Betty

Why Australia Won't Win At Eurovision

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There is one thing that brings Europe together like no other, and it’s not the World Cup or dislike of American tourists.

Music

Music

All The Countries Who've Made It To The 2019 Eurovision Grand Final

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The Eurovision Song Contest grand final kicks off bright and early this Sunday morning.

Music

Music

Kasey Chambers Clarified That Her First Album Was Not About A Cat

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After two decades, Peter Helliar just learned the truth about Kasey Chambers' first album.

Life

Life

Rapper Lizzo Wants To Normalise Butt Dimples And Stretch Marks

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2019 has been the year of Lizzo.

Music

Music

Kacey Musgraves Shut Down Sydney Fans Trying To Make Her Do A 'Shoey'

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Country music queen Kacey Musgraves was asked to partake in one of Australia's most questionable drinking rituals.

TV

TV

Kacey Musgraves Told Us What Happens Inside The Met Gala

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It was just over a week ago that Kacey Musgraves walked the pink carpet for one of the most outlandish events on the fashion calendar, the Met Gala.

The Project

The Project

All Hail Rock Band Queen, Who Are Now Richer Than The Actual Queen

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Step aside, Liz, there’s a richer Queen in town.

Good News

Good News

A Young Musician's Journey From Poverty To University

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When Eddie Adams plays the cello, the sound is mind-blowing. And so is the path he took to get here.

Music

Music

The Top True Blue Aussie Classics To Crack A Cold One To

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Don't forget to take a gander at this week's episode of 'The Loop' as they pump out all your fave Aussie tracks that'll have you keen as mustard for the weekend. You beauty!

MasterChef

MasterChef

This Is What The World Was Like When MasterChef Australia Debuted

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With Season 11 of MasterChef Australia set to premiere this evening, we couldn't help but consider just how long the show has been a part of our lives.

Music

Music

Bonnie Anderson: "It's About Standing Up For Yourself"

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'Neighbours' star Bonnie Anderson sat down to chat with us about finding strength through her music.

Views

Views

If It's Okay To Play Footy On Anzac Day It's Okay To Play Rock Music Too

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For a nation that has spent most of its young life working to establish a brand identity based on our laid-back nature, Australia sure can be uptight.

Music

Music

Beyoncé Fans Are Losing It Because 'Lemonade' Is Finally On Spotify

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Three years to the day after its release, 'Lemonade' is finally available on Apple Music and Spotify.

TV

TV

How Podrick's Song Is Linked To A Crucial 'Game Of Thrones' Theory

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Spoilers ahead!

Music

Music

Wild Theories About Why Taylor Swift Posted Chickens Wearing Sunnies

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Taylor Swift has dropped another mysterious clue about her upcoming album.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Bieber Slams Fox Host After 'Absolutely Disgusting' Nipsey Hussle Comments

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Justin Bieber is the latest celebrity to call for Fox News host Laura Ingraham to be fired after she appeared to laugh and mock slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, just hours after his funeral.

Thomas Baudinette

Thomas Baudinette

Why Young Aussies Are Obsessed With Korean Pop Culture

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A band you may have never heard of has recently topped Australian streaming charts, breaking records and changing the shape of the Australian musical landscape forever.

Music

Music

Madonna Is Dropping Mysterious Clues About Her New Secret Project

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Madonna has revealed a series of teasers about her new project, 'Madame X'.

Myles Davies

Myles Davies

My Name Is Myles And I Live My Life Like High Fidelity

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It starts with a single, then a cheeky EP or two, pretty soon you’re hooked on LPs and that’s it… you’re a crate digger, a vinyl hoarder, a record collector.

Music

Music

Steve Carell Had To Personally Approve Billie Eilish’s 'Office' Sample

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The Dunder Mifflin crew have made it into musical history thanks to 17-year-old singer, Billie Eilish.

Music

Music

There's Going To Be A Rave At The Palace Of Versailles

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Finally, the Palace of Versailles is putting on an event that combines French history and house music.

Music

Music

Rapper Lil Nas X Recruits Billy Ray Cyrus For "Old Town Road" Remix

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Country legend Cyrus sings about diamond rings, Maseratis and going down the same road as the 19-year-old Atlanta rapper: "Got no stress, I've been through all that. I'm like a Marlboro Man so I kick on back."

Music

Music

Music To Die For: How Genre Can Determine A Musician's Lifespan

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A musician's genre can determine when they'll meet their mortality.

Music

Music

Men At Work's 'Down Under' Is One Of The Most Popular Aussie Songs On Instagram Stories

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We come from a land Down Under and apparently our taste in music does too.

News

News

A Study Has Found That Mozzies Are Not Fans Of Skrillex

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A new study has found that dubstep, particularly Skrillex, repels mosquitoes.

News

News

TV Musician Geoff Harvey Dies Aged 83

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Geoff Harvey, the musical director behind several Nine Network variety shows, including the midday show, has died at the age of 83.

Good News

Good News

WATCH: Little Girl's Face As Dad Sings Spontaneous Ave Maria Rendition

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A father and daughter have stolen hearts across the world after a spectacular performance of Ave Maria at a hotel in Disney World.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Big Sean Opened Up About Dealing With Depression And Anxiety

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Big Sean has spoken candidly about his mental health struggles on Instagram.

Entertainment

Entertainment

All Aboard, Bon Jovi Is Hosting A 'Runaway To Paradise' Cruise

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It's your life, it's now or never -- why not book a ticket to the Jon Bon Jovi cruise experience?

Music

Music

Legendary Singer Scott Walker Has Died Aged 76

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Scott Walker -- who shot to fame with the Walker Brothers -- has passed away, his record company confirmed.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Dr. Dre Boasts That Daughter Got Into College 'All On Her Own'

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Rap legend Dr. Dre seemed to take aim at Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman over their college admission scandal in a now-deleted Instagram post.

Music

Music

A Musical About '90s Icons TLC Could Be Heading To Broadway

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Don't go chasing waterfalls -- just consider booking a ticket to New York because a TLC musical is in the works.

Music

Music

It's Time For The RNB Renaissance

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When we heard that 'The Loop' is showcasing iconic RNB and hip-hop videos this Saturday, it got us thinking.

SNTA

SNTA

Shannon Noll Reveals His Favourite Karaoke Tunes

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Shannon Noll is all set to lead a nation-wide karaoke session this week on 'Sunday Night Takeaway'.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Country Singer Dead After Accidentally Shooting Himself

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A rising country star is dead after a fatal gun accident.

National

National

Calls For Aussie Venues To Cancel Phil Anselmo Gigs Over Nazi Salute Video

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There are calls for Australian venues to follow New Zealand's lead and cancel upcoming performances of a US heavy metal singer who was reportedly filmed giving a Nazi salute at a show in 2016.

Sport

Sport

Don't Start Your AFL Season Without This Appallingly Catchy Song

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Last warning: You really don't have to listen to this.

World

World

Is It Wrong To Listen To The Music Of Accused and Convicted Criminals?

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There are two camps -- those who believe a musician's art to be separate to their personal life, and others who believe they are intrinsically linked.

Music

Music

DZ Deathrays Call Out Sexist Behaviour On Tour

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Currently on tour for their 'Tour With The Lot,' DZ Deathrays have revealed they've had enough of fans misogynistic behaviour towards their mostly-female support act, Moaning Lisa.

Music

Music

Ozzy Osbourne Pays Tribute To Former Guitarist Bernie Tormé

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Following the death of guitarist Bernie Tormé, Ozzy Osbourne has paid tribute to the musician over Facebook.

Music

Music

A 'Sad Day For Rock 'N' Roll': Guitar Legend Dick Dale Dies Aged 81

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The legendary guitarist Dick Dale has passed away.

Good News

Good News

WATCH: 6-Year-Old Blind Piano Prodigy Nails Cover Of Bohemian Rhapsody

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Meet Avett Ray Maness, the six-year-old piano prodigy, who taught himself to play piano by ear.

Music

Music

This Is What It's Like To Attend Concerts With A Disability

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Marlena Katene may have been born with cerebral palsy, but that's probably the least interesting thing about the music journalist, disability advocate, business owner and base jumper.

News

News

Cheese That Is Exposed To Hip-Hop Music Tastes Better

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Cheese tasters are hopping over how hip-hop makes cheese more delicious

Music

Music

The Eagles Are Still Soaring After 47 Years

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After the death of founding member and lead singer Glenn Frey in 2016, Don Henley had declared that the Eagles were over.

National

National

Mates Try To Scatter Friend's Ashes At Concert -- Get It Very Wrong

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It was meant to be a solemn occasion paying tribute to a friend, but it left a festival-goer laughing as two men got the details of the planned scattering of their friend's ashes incredibly wrong.

National

National

We Have Proof That Listening To Death Metal Doesn't Make You Violent

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Screaming, growling and often aggressive lyrics might form the backbone of death metal music -- but it doesn't inspire real-life violence among fans, a new study claims.

Music

Music

A Britney Spears Musical Is Heading To Broadway

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The songs of Britney Spears are finally making their way to musical theatre.

Entertainment

Entertainment

The Deleted Musical Number From 'Vice' Just Got Released

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If you watched 'Vice' but felt it was lacking a showstopping musical number, you're in luck.

The Project

The Project

Six Times Aussies Were Robbed Of The Title!

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These are six times I believe an Australian should have won but were absolutely bloody robbed of it!

Music

Music

Clare Bowditch Wants You To Be Your Own Woman

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What better time for Clare Bowditch to celebrate the release of her inspirational track, "Woman", than on International Women's Day?

Music

Music

Kanye West Is Contractually Banned From Retiring

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Kanye West has launched a lawsuit against his music publisher.

World

World

Prodigy Singer Keith Flint Dies Aged 49

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Keith Flint, the British musician who sang the vocals for The Prodigy's hits such as 'Firestarter' and 'Breathe' has died aged 49.

Music

Music

Former Australian Idol Star Kate Cook Found Dead

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The country music singer was found dead near her home in Lowood, Queensland.

Life

Life

Listening To Music Makes You Less Creative So You Might Want To Press Pause

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Scientists have found that listening to music impairs rather than enhances certain types of creative thinking -- contrary to popular belief.

National

National

Support Acts Abandon Smith Street Band Tour Over 'Abuse' Allegations

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Allegations of abuse by a prominent Australian songwriter of a former partner has led to several support acts abandoning the band's upcoming Australian tour.

Music

Music

Fans Convinced Kylie Minogue Will Make An Appearance At Mardi Gras

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Kylie Minogue has touched down in Sydney *suspiciously* close to Mardi Gras night.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Leaving Neverland' Prompting Fans To Mute Michael Jackson

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The explosive documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ is set to air in Australia and the United States in just a few weeks.

National

National

How An Aussie School Teacher Became A World-Renowned Air Guitarist

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Alex Roberts said he wasted 13 years of his life playing the 'real' guitar, before he found his true musical calling.

Music

Music

Monkees Guitarist Peter Tork Dead Age 77

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Peter Tork, bassist of the legendary made-for-TV band The Monkees, has died, his bandmate said on Twitter. Tork was 77.

Style

Style

BRITs 2019: All The Best Red Carpet Looks

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It's the UK music industry's night-of-nights and boy-oh-boy did the stars bring it on the BRIT Awards red carpet.

Music

Music

The Jonas Brothers Are Reportedly Planning A Reunion

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Nearly six years after they split, Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas are apparently planning to reunite for a new project.

Life

Life

The Most Important Song You'll Hear On Spotify All Year

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Spotify has released a new soundscape track titled 'Walk Like A Woman' which aims to give men a taste of what it’s like for women to walk alone at night.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Halsey Teases Valentine's Day Show In Sydney

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Halsey fans are on high alert after discovering she's making a surprise appearance in Oz.