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US rapper Macklemore has announced he’s heading back to Australia next year for a headline tour. On Sunday, he defied conservative critics and performed pro-equality song “Same Love” at the NRL Grand Final to a warm response. “Performing Same Love at the NRL Grand Final was one of the greatest honors of my career,” he …

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Macklemore finished his anticipated NRL Grand Final performance of pro-equality song “Same Love” with a simple sentence: “Equality for all.” Crowd members could be seen forming their fingers into hearts as the US rapper sang the 2012 song, accompanied by openly gay musician Mary Lambert, during his set for the Grand Final’s half-time show at …

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Sir Elton John has worn a North Queensland Cowboys scarf at his Cairns concert, ahead of the NRL Grand Final tonight. The British music legend put it around his neck and then on top of his piano before his encore performance of 1973 ballad “Candle In The Wind” at the Cazaly’s Stadium gig on Saturday …

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Immigration minister Peter Dutton has said the NRL should also allow a same-sex marriage “no” campaign song at the Grand Final this weekend, alongside a planned performance of US rapper Macklemore’s 2012 hit “Same Love”. This week, a petition was started asking the NRL to take a neutral stance on same-sex marriage and calling for …

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