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Ministry of Sound’s Orchestrated rearranges, remixes and reimagines classic dance tracks with a live symphony orchestra and special guest vocalists for a night of pure celebration. The Strings of Life Tour this December sees guest vocalists Sam Sparro, Crystal Waters, Alison Limerick and DJ Groove Terminator join some of Australia’s finest orchestras to perform classic dance hits from …

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Jessica Mauboy on stage at Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Australians will get to vote to choose our entry in the next Eurovision Song Contest at a special event held on the Gold Coast in February, SBS has announced. SBS and production partner Blink TV will host the national contest Eurovision – Australia Decides to select the artist and the song we’ll be sending to …

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Singer Calum Scott

British crooner Calum Scott is set to make his Australia debut later this year with a series of three headline dates around the country later this month. Calum made his debut back in 2015 on Britain’s Got Talent, and while he only came sixth on the show, his debut single, an unforgettable cover of Robyn’s …

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Sam Smith Press Photo 2018

Sam Smith is returning to Australia next month for a full national tour following his performance at the Sydney Opera House in January. With a heartfelt performance at the recent Grammys now under Sam Smith’s belt and tickets being snapped for his The Thrill Of It All Tour this November, a second Brisbane show has been added to the …

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Jessica Mauboy

SBS has confirmed Australia will compete in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but the anticipated Asia Pacific version of the contest has been put on ice. SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid told TV Tonight that previously announced plans for a local version of Eurovision had proven too challenging. “It’s probably been my one disappointment. I …

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The first trailer for the upcoming Sir Elton John biopic Rocketman has been unveiled. The film, which the teaser trailer says is “based on a true fantasy”, will explore the singer’s early days at Royal Academy of Music in London and his subsequent rise to pop stardom. Actor Taron Egerton, best known for his role …

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Gay couple get engaged at Christina Aguilera concert

Christina Aguilera has invited a gay couple on stage to get engaged at the first concert of her new tour. The singer, who is touring her latest album Liberation, performed the marriage-themed song called “Unless It’s With You”. The song includes the lyrics, “I don’t want to get married / Unless it’s with you” and …

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Miss Blanks Brisbane rapper

Commanding, captivating and confronting, Brisbane-born hip-hop artist Miss Blanks is shaking things up in the Australian music industry as a highly visible, unapologetic trans woman of colour. As she sits down to chat with Michael James, her confidence is immediate and infectious. Hailing from Brisbane’s southside, Miss Blanks’ unique Dutch and Samoan heritage creates a …

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Cher

Cher has said it was 1994 Australian comedy Muriel’s Wedding that sparked her love of ABBA. The singer has arrived in Australia for her concert tour, which begins in Newcastle tomorrow, and the singer is also promoting her new album of ABBA covers Dancing Queen. “This is the thing, in America I remember Waterloo, Mamma …

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Brisbane musician Meg Mac is performing at the Brisbane Festival Closing Party

This year’s Brisbane Festival will go out with bang with a huge concert headlined by homegrown superstars Violent Soho and soul songstress Meg Mac. The Brisbane Festival has been running all month, hosting more than 70 arts and cultural events at 17 venues across Brisbane city, involving more than 1000 artists and performers. To wrap …

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