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Ukraine has banned Russia’s Eurovision Song Contest 2017 contender from attending because of ongoing tensions between the two countries. The controversy centres around a visit Julia Samoylova made to Crimea, an area occupied by Russia in 2014 but still internationally recognised as part of Ukraine. The BBC reported Julia performed at a concert in Crimea …

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A gay couple got engaged on stage at Adele’s last Australian concert in Melbourne on Sunday night. The superstar singer first invited one of the men, Chris, on stage after she spotted him crying during her opening song “Hello”. But when his partner Wade joined him on stage, Wade got down on one knee to …

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Katy Perry has spoken candidly about her anti-gay Christian upbringing and her evolution into an LGBTI activist in a rousing speech. The singer was presented with the Human Rights Campaign’s National Equality Award at the organisation’s gala dinner. In her emotional speech at the event, Katy brought up her 2008 breakthrough hit “I Kissed A …

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It’s not easy being a celebrity. You never know when one of your adoring fans might come up and request a selfie. Culture Club singer Boy George recently obliged a female fan’s request, but he wasn’t too happy with the results when the photo made its way to him via Twitter. “Filtered your own eek …

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Madonna released a short film titled “Her-Story” to mark International Women’s Day this week. The 12 minute black and white extravaganza, which Madonna posted to her Facebook page, is a collaboration between her, Vogue Germany and photographers/directors Luigi & Lango. The film features an all-female cast playing many different roles and Madge wrote on Facebook …

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British indie-pop band The xx has celebrated same-sex love in their new music video. The nostalgic video for “Say Something Loving” features several same-sex couples kissing, embracing and dancing. “We wanted to celebrate our home town and revisit some of the places that reminds us of our friendship when we were growing up,” the band …

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George Michael died of natural causes, authorities have confirmed. He passed away peacefully in his home on Christmas day last year. An earlier post-mortem came back “inconclusive” and police called the superstar’s death “unexplained but not suspicious”, delaying his funeral. But the coroner who investigated Michael’s death has now confirmed it was caused by heart …

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17-year-old Isaiah Firebrace has been announced as Australia’s contender in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. On Tuesday afternoon he was unveiled as the singer Australia will send to the Ukraine in May. He performed his Eurovision song, the new ballad “Don’t Come Easy”, at a small concert in Melbourne that was streamed on SBS’ Facebook …

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Justin Timberlake took home the iHeartRadio Song of the Year award for his worldwide hit “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” last weekend, and he used his acceptance speech to send a strong message to any kids who feel “different”. “I wrote this song because I wanted it to be about inclusion, about being together,” the singer …

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Music superstar Adele wowed Brisbane at the weekend with two incredible concerts on her first ever Australian tour, and the singer has also proved she’s the undisputed Queen of Onstage Banter. After shows in Perth at the end of last month, on Saturday and Sunday 60,000 of us poured into the Gabba in Brisbane to …

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