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Panic! at The Disco

When is Panic! At The Disco’s Australian tour?

SCENE kids rejoice! Everyone’s favourite pop punk band Panic! At The Disco is coming to Australia this month so get ready for some serious nostalgia. Fronted by Brendon Urie, the band burst onto the international music scene in 2006 with debut album, A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out. So if you want to know which […]

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Malia Obama moves in at Harvard. Picture: Snapchat

Malia Obama sings in music video

FORMER first daughter Malia Obama has appeared in a music video with the New Dakotas in which she sings and plays harmonica. Obama, 19, dressed in a beanie and oversized jumper, head bangs along with the tune Walking On Air. The New Dakotas all go to Harvard. It isn’t known if Obama, who also attends […]

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ABBA on stage. Picture: Supplied

ABBA says new songs ‘are coming’

  ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus has revealed that fans can expect a new song “in September or October” from the four-member Swedish pop group that broke up 37 years ago. Ulvaeus told Denmark’s Ekstra Bladet newspaper that “it takes an extremely long time” to make the video with the avatars of the group members, adding “it […]

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Taylor Swift accepts the Artist of the Year award at the 2018 American Music Awards. Picture: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images/AFP

Pop star Taylor Swift arrives in Perth

SUPERSTAR Taylor Swift has arrived in Perth ahead of her Australian tour. The Grammy award winner will kick off her four-show Reputation tour — which has broken attendance records in the US — in Perth tonight. She let fans know she’d arrived safe and sound — albeit a bit jetlagged — with this Instagram Story […]

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Swift on stage in Brisbane last month. Picture: AAP Image/Josh Woning

Revealed: Secret way Taylor Swift handles stalkers

Concertgoers who viewed a kiosk display set up at a Taylor Swift show in May were reportedly caught on camera by facial recognition software that was searching for stalkers. The technology was used at the pop star’s performance at the Rose Bowl on May 18 via a booth that played videos from her rehearsal, Rolling […]

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Doug Seegers performing at Johnny D

Singer goes from homeless to chart-topper in five years

53rd Academy Of Country Music Awards — ArrivalsSource:Getty Images FIVE years ago, New York native Doug Seegers was a homeless country musician busking on the streets of Nashville. That’s when a Swedish documentary crew filmed him singing his rueful song Going Down to the River and booked him a recording session at Johnny Cash’s old […]

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Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge being interviewed on stage at MWC 2019 in Barcelona.

Universal Music CEO to artists: Fine-tune your lyrics for smart speakers

Picture the scene: You’re in your kitchen, you’re cooking dinner and you want to dance around to that tune that’s been in your head all day — the one that seems to be playing in every shop, every cafe you walk into.   ‘Alexa,’ you say to your smart speaker, ‘play…’   But the name […]

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Sydney designer Steven Khalil has created Kate’s Eurovision costume. Picture: Eurovision.tv

Australia’s Eurovision odds take big jump

  Kate Miller-Heidke is flying high after her first rehearsal of her Zero Gravity performance unveiled bold new staging and a gorgeous gown for her 2019 Eurovision Song Contest campaign in Tel Aviv. The Australian representative has dramatically revamped her staging and costuming from the presentation which won her the inaugural Australia: Decides competition in […]

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Other users in the Facebook group were furious that their view of the stage was obstructed.

‘Downright disgrace’: Fans slam RnB Fridays concert

Thousands of furious RnB fans have taken to Twitter to demand a refund after attending what they’re labelling as the “worst concert ever” in Melbourne. Fox FM and Frontier Touring brought the RnB Fridays Live concert to Marvel Stadium on Saturday night, featuring international stars including Usher, T-Pain and Salt-n-Pepa. More than 50,000 people attended […]

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Aretha Franklin at the 102nd White House Correspondents

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin is ‘gravely ill,’ report claims

LEGENDARY singer Aretha Franklin is “gravely ill”, a report claims. According to Showbiz 411, “Aretha is surrounded by family and people close to her” in Detroit and “the family is asking for prayers and privacy”. NBC reporter Harry Hairston also tweeted that Franklin was “not doing well”, according to a close friend. Spoke with close […]