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RUBY ROSE SHARES STORY ABOUT HER DEPRESSiON ON FACEBOOK & Gives Inspiration To Others Struggling

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Ruby Rose Official Facebook Fan Page www.facebook.com/OfficialRubyRose (April 2013 screen shot)

RUBY ROSE SHARES HER STORY ABOUT HER BATTLE WiTH DEPRESSiON ON FACEBOOK & Gives Inspiration To Others Struggling (Posted on Facebook: Tuesday 2nd April 2013)

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BYRON BAY BLUESFEST 2013

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The Bluesfest 2013 Byron Bay banner ~ www.bluesfest.com.au

The 24th Annual BYRON BAY BLUESFEST starts today, Thursday the 28th March 2013 and goes for 4 fabulous days of Easter, until Monday the 1st April, jam packed with over 80 stage shows consisting of the best ever line up of music talent and legends that the Bluesfest has ever had!!.. checkout this incredible line up!!!…

2013 BLUESFEST LiNEUP: SANTANA ~ ROBERT PLANT presents Sensational Space Shifters ~ PAUL SiMON ~ STATUS QUO ~ STEVE MiLLER BAND ~ ROGER HODGSON (Supertramp) ~ iGGY POP & The Stooges ~ JOAN ARMATRADiNG ~ CHRiS iSAAK ~ BONNiE RAiTT ~ COUNTiNG CROWS ~ RODRiGUEZ ~ JASON MRAZ ~ BEN HARPER ~ MARK SEYMOUR & The Undertow ~ WiLCO ~ JiMMY CLiFF ~ RUFUS WAiNWRiGHT ~ The CAT EMPiRE ~ ROBERT CRAY ~ JON ANDERSON (YES) ~ TAJ MAHAL TRiO ~ XAVIER RUDD ~ LUKA BLOOM ~ SHAWN COLViN ~ KARiSE EDEN ~ JAKE SHiMABUKURO ~ BEASTS OF BOURBON ~ ROCKWiZ LiVE ~ The BREAK (feat. members of Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes, Hunters & Collectors) ~ Manu Chao La Ventura ~ Chris Smither  ~ Current Swell ~ Matt Andersen ~ The McMenamins ~ Go Jane Go feat. Kiern Kane ~ David Francey & Lucas Kane ~ Dropkick Murphys ~Tedeschi Trucks Band ~ Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue ~ Shuggie Otis ~ The Lumineers ~ Ben Howard ~ Kitty Daisy & Lewis ~ The Blind Boys of Alabama ~ Mavis Staples ~ Allen Toussaint ~ Fat Freddy’s Drop ~ Glen Hansard with The Frames ~ Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls ~ Fred Wesley & The New JB’s ~ Grace Potter ~ Playing for Change ~ Bettye Lavette ~ Ruthie Foster ~ Wanda Jackson ~ Sweet Honey in the Rock ~ Soja ~ Tony Joe White ~ Newton Faulkner ~ Michael Kiwanuka ~ William Elliott Whitmore ~ Royal Southern Brotherhood ~ Melbourne Ska Orchestra ~ The Bamboos ~  The Beards ~ Damien Dempsey ~ Tay Falco & The Panther Burns ~ JD McPherson ~ Busby Marou ~ Hat Fitz & Cara ~ The Snowdroppers ~ King Cannons ~ Seth Lakeman ~ Grey Ghost ~ The Duke Robillard Band ~ Saskwatch ~ Ben Caplan ~ Mason Rack Band ~ Round Mountain Girls ~ The Wilson Pickers ~ Wards Xpress ~ Lil Fi & The Dirty Rascals ~ The Songs of the Haight Ashbury Stage Show

BYRON BAY BLUESFEST 2012 Echonet YouTube Video:

BYRON BAY BLUESFEST ONLiNE:

OFFiCiAL WEBSiTE: www.bluesfest.com.au

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/BluesfestByronBay

TWiTTER: www.twitter.com/BluesFestByron

 

 

ABBA’s AGNETHA ANNOUNCES ANOTHER ALBUM ~ ”When You Really Loved Someone”

Agnetha Fältskog from ABBA is back with a new album, ”When You Really Loved Someone”. The single from the album was released on the 11th March 2013.

AGNETHA FäLTSKOG ONLiNE:

Agnetha Fältskog first achieved success in Sweden after the release of her debut album titled Agnetha Fältskog in 1968, before reaching international stardom as a member of the pop group ABBA, which have sold over 370 million albums and singles worldwide, making them one of the best–selling music artists in history and in the Top 3 best-selling bands in history.

GANGNAM STYLE YOUTUBE ViDEO 1st To Get 1BiLLiON ViEWS

The Gangnam Style music video by Psy on YouTube became the 1st in the world to have 1 billion views, on the 21st December 2012.

YouTube added a special commemorative dancing Psy animated gif to the counter.

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Official Gangnam Style YouTube Video counter

GANGNAM STYLE ViDEO NEWS UPDATE ~ 6th April 2013

Psy’s Gangnam Style YouTube video reached 1.5 billion views on the 6th April 2013.

WORLD NEWS ABOUT GANGNAM STYLE 1 BiLLiON ViEWS on YOUTUBE:

COCKATOO BiRD DANCiNG GANGNAM STYLE on YouTube video…

PSY RELEASES FOLLOW UP SONG / MUSiC ViDEO ON YOUTUBE ~ 12th April 2013

Gentleman was the follow up single released by Psy on the 12th April. The first public performance of the song, with an associated dance, was unveiled at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul on the 13th April 2013. The main lyric line of the song is often mistaken for “I’m a mother f**ker gentleman”, but is actually “I’m a mother father gentleman”. 

As of the 1st May  2013, the Gentleman video has been viewed more than 265 million times on YouTube, setting a few YouTube records, including the most views in its first 24 hours, most views in any 24 hours, the fastest music video to reach 100 million views, and fastest video to reach 200 million views.

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DAVE WALKER DOiNG 52 SONGS iN 52 WEEKS

DAVE WALKER the Australian musician from the Mornington Peninsula set himself a challenge to release a new song each week for a year in 2012. The project is called 52 Songs 52 weeks. See, learn & hear more about Dave’s progress on his website www.DaveWalker.com.au 

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Dave Walker rocking out (Photo by Jay Hynes)

See the Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper story about Dave WalkerTootgarook musician sets himself a challenge

UPDATE ~ 11th January 2013

Dave Walker just finished the first video from the 52 songs in 52 weeks project. He remixed and tweaked the Cannonball Creek song, with video footage shot by Marcus Iles (& video edited by Dave). I think you’ll enjoy this… Cannonball Creek music video was uploaded on YouTube on the 6th January 2013
You can buy the song at: www.DaveWalker.bandcamp.com/track/cannonball-creek
Check out www.DaveWalker.com.au for more music and information.

MORE MUSiC BY DAVE WALKER:

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See & hear more music by Dave Walker at Bandcamp.com
  • Canonball Creek ~ Dave Walker
  • Clear the Dust ~ Dave Walker
  • Sailor’s Tattoo ~ Dave Walker
  • Get Back To You ~ Dave Walker
  • Dave Walker ~ Dave Walker
  • Diamonds on the Road ~ Dave Walker & The Blue Moon Lodge
  • Lime Green Love Machine ~ The Brunswick Music Group
  • Lo-fi in the Lounge ~ The Brunswick Music Group
  • Other People’s Music EP ~ The Cowtippers
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PSY’s GANGNAM STYLE BEATS BiEBER’S BABY YouTube Video Views of 800 Million

PSY‘s GANGNAM STYLE YouTube music video beat Justin Bieber‘s Baby video of 800 million views, and became the World’s most watched video on YouTube on the 24th November 2012.

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The Top 3 most viewed videos on YouTube ~ 1.Psy “Gangnam Style” 2.Justin Bieber “Baby” 3.Jennifer Lopez “On the Floor”

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SAMANTHA JADE New Single/Album & Tour 2013 ~ winner of the X Factor 2012

SAMANTHA JADE

SAMANTHA JADE from Perth won the 4th season of the X FACTOR in Australia on the 20th November 2012. Samantha was the first female to win the Australian series of X Factor. The 25 year old pint-sized singer’s recording dream finally came true when she beat Jason Owen and The Collective in the final. She had been dropped by several record labels before deciding to give it one last shot on The X Factor. Samantha Jade won a Sony Music recording contract and a management deal. Her 1st single “What You’ve Done To Me” was successfully released, only taking minutes to reach No.1, and knock judge Guy Sebastian off the top iTunes spot. See the Australian News story: “X Factor winner Samantha Jade’s single What You’ve Done To Me iTunes number one”

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Samantha Jade winner of the Australian 2012 Australian X Factor “What you’ve done to me” single out now

Samantha Jade: What You’ve Done To Me – Winner’s Single on X Factor (2012 YouTube video)..

The X Factor website announcing the 2012 X Factor winner:

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The X Factor website announcing Samantha Jade as the 2012 winner, with Ronan Keating, Mel B (Melanie Brown), Guy Sebastian & Natalie Bassingthwaighte

Samantha Jade on Sunrise TV after being crowned 2012 X Factor winner (YouTube)…  

Visit the SamanthaJadeOfficial.com website

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Visit the SamanthaJadeOfficial.com website (November 2012)

ABOUT SAMANTHA JADE

Samantha Jade was born Samantha Jade Gibbs in Perth, Western Australia on the 18th April 1987. She has worked as a singer-songwriter, model, actress, and dancer. Samantha has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. She began modelling at 4 years old, and won a talent show singing Amazing Grace when she was 9 years old. Samantha attended Hampton Senior High School. In 2002 her 1st studio recordings were made with Platinum mixer / producer Conley Abrams in Los Angeles, but the Perth label they were recorded for folded that same year. In 2003 her family moved to Los Angeles for Samantha to pursue her singing career, where she co-wrote Secret Love for JoJo on the Shark Tale film soundtrack in 2004. Also in 2004 Jade signed a multiple album recording contract with US record label Jive Records.

SAMANTHA JADE BiO:

  • Originally from Perth, Samantha recently moved to Sydney to make music her main priority
  • At 15, a family friend sent her demo to a producer in LA who flew her and her family to Hollywood
  • 2 years later, she was signed to Jive Records and recorded demo tracks with some of her idols. But after 3 years, her single was never released and her deal was shelved.
  • She couldn’t get a new record deal so after struggling for years in LA, she moved back to Australia
  • Worked for her Dad before deciding to move to Sydney where she’s now a makeup artist while gigging
  • Has a long distance relationship with her boyfriend of 6 years who lives in LA
  • Samantha Jade is 5ft (152cm) tall (5 feet or 152 centimetres)

Samantha Jade sings “Break Even” for The X Factor Auditions (August 2012 YouTube) 

SAMANTHA JADE in The NEWS 2012: 

  • The WEST AUSTRALiAN: JADE CAN BEAT X FACTOR EX-FACTOR (24th November 2012) Ten minutes after she walked off the X Factor stage on Tuesday night, Samantha Jade collapsed on to a sofa at Sydney’s Fox Studios, oblivious to the chaos. X Factor publicists marshalled those lined up to congratulate her and others hugged the pint-sized singer and stated the obvious: “You know what just happened, right? You did it, girl. This is it.” Jade shook her head in disbelief… read more
  • The AGE: The X FACTOR RECAP: SAMANTHA JADE THE JEWEL iN THE CROWN (21st November 2012) The French call it “je ne sais quoi”: that ineffable quality some special individuals are simply born with, that sets them apart from the common crowd, the impossible-to-define characteristic that marks out great from good, the quality, for want of a better description, of being the winner of a television talent contest… read more
  • The AUSTRALiAN: X FACTOR WiNNER JADE’S SiNGLE WHAT YOU’VE DONE TO ME iTUNES NUMBER ONE (22nd November 2012) It took minutes for The X Factor winner Samantha Jade to reach No.1 with her single What You’ve Done To Me. And knock judge Guy Sebastian off the top iTunes spot in the process… read more
  • The DAiLY TELEGRAPH: SAMANTHA JADE WiNS X FACTOR (21st November 2012) Samantha Jade has won The X Factor and another chance at the pop career she thought was over. It was difficult to pick who had the brighter smile on their face when the petite singer and Guy Sebastian emerged from The X Factor after party in the early hours of Wednesday… read more
  • The SYDNEY MORNiNG HERALD: WHY SAMANTHA JADE NEEDS TO WiN X FACTOR (20th November 2012) Three acts head into the grand finale tonight but only one is capable of restoring our faith in the talent show… read more
  • The CANBERRA TiMES: JADE REVIVES CAREER ON X FACTOR (20th November 2012) Songstress Samantha Jade has revived her music career after being the first woman to win the X Factor. The West Australian won a recording contract with Sony Music and a car on Tuesday night after receiving more viewer votes on the Seven Network show than likeable country kid Jason Owen… read more
  • MTV NEWS AUSTRALiA: SAMANTHA JADE WiNS The X FACTOR AUSTRALiA! (21st November 2012) Samantha Jade has cemented her place in the music world once again after taking the crown at the ‘X Factor’ grand final last night! The petite songstress, who once held a three-year deal with a US record company, beat country kid Jason Owen to become the first ever woman to win the competition in Australia… read more
  • TAKE 40: SAMANTHA JADE CROWNED The X FACTOR WiNNER FOR 2012 – GRAND FiNAL RECAP HERE! (20th November 2012) After months of searching, tears, breathtaking performances and transformations – The X Factor Australia is finally coming to a close, with The Collective, Samantha Jade and Jason Owen battling it out for the top position!… read more

SAMANTHA JADE OFFiCiALLY ONLiNE: 

SAMANTHA JADE MUSiC (SiNGLES & ALBUMS):

SAMANTHA JADE SiNGLES:

 

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“Turn Around” by Samantha Jade

Turn Around by Samantha Jade is #44 on The Top 50 Singles Of 2007. At the time Samantha Jade was signed to Jive Records, a major American label in 2007 when she had some success with her single Turn Around, while she was specializing in R&B infused pop. Turn Around also made its way on to the Australian music charts to #83.

Firestarter by Samantha Jade was released on the 28th June 2013, as the lead single from her upcoming 3rd studio album. Firestarter was written by Jade and David Musumeci and Anthony Egizii of DNA Songs, the producers of the song. Firestarter debuted and peaked at No.9 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified platinum for selling 70,000 copies.

SAMANTHA JADE ALBUMS:

SAMANTHA JADE is the name of the new self-titled debut studio album by Samantha Jade, released on the 7th December 2012, through Sony Music Australia. The lead single from the album “What You’ve Done to Me” preceded the album’s release.

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Samantha Jade, the self titled debut studio album for 2012 (Sony Music Australia) featuring the lead single “What You’ve Done to Me”

SAMANTHA JADE ALBUM TRACK LISTiNG:

Samantha Jade’s next new album is due out later in 2013, followed by a headlining tour across Australia.

SAMANTHA JADE in The NEWS 2013:

YouTube video: Samantha Jade performing “What You’ve Done To Me” on X Factor Indonesia, to a TV audience of 22 million people…

YouTube video: Novita Dewi (Runner Up X Factor Indonesia) performed “Breakeven” with Samantha Jade, to a TV audience of 22 million people… 

MORE SAMANTHA JADE YOUTUBE ViDEOS:

Samantha Jade performs her new single “Firestarter” live on Sunrise TV (June 2013)… 

Samantha Jade – new single ‘Firestarter’ Behind The Scenes music video (June 2013 YouTube)…

Samantha Jade new single ‘Firestarter’ Photoshoot (June 2013 YouTube video)… 

Samantha Jade sings “What You’ve Done to Me” live on Sunrise TV (June 2013)…

Samantha Jade sings “Can’t Hurry Love” on The X Factor – Live Show 5 (October 2012 YouTube)…

Check out Samantha Jade’s official music video of her 2009 single “Secret” (directed by Valerie Babayan / produced by Chris Judge) 

Samantha Jade: Heartless – Power & Passion – Live Show 9 – The X Factor (2012 YouTube).. 

 

See Samantha Jade on Saturday 11th January 2014 at WhiteWaterWorld.com.au/NightWWW

 

Samantha Jade at Sing Sing Recording Studios in Melbourne – Day 1 (November 2012):www.SingSing.com.au Sing Sing Recording Studios ~ 9 Gordon St, Cremorne (formerly Richmond)

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Sing Sing Recording Studios 9 Gordon St Cremorne, Richmond ~ www.SingSing.com.au

SAMANTHA JADE FAQ:

How tall is Samantha Jade?..

Samantha Jade is 5ft (152cm) tall (5 feet ~ 152 centimetres)

2013 X FACTOR WiNNER: DAMi iM

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Dami on the Alive song album cover (October 2013)

 Dami Im the 25 year old South-Korean born Australian piano teacher and singer from Brisbane in Queensland won the 5th series grand final of Australian X Factor with her mentorDannii Minogue on Monday the 28th October 2013. It was an underdog story, considering Dami the shy and awkward girl at the audition originally didn’t make it into the final 12, but returned with a wild card when the original top 12 finalist Matt Gresham withdrew from the competition. Dami beat Taylor Henderson and Jai Waetford, both mentored by Ronan Keating, in the grand final, to win a recording contract with Sony Music Australia.

NEiL FiNN & PAUL KELLY Team Up To Tour Australia in 2013

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Neil Finn & Paul Kelly 2013 Australian Tour

After 25 years in the making, finally Finn and Kelly will tour Australia together in February and March 2013. Neil Finn and Paul Kelly will kick off this great music event in Melbourne on the 16th February 2013, with special guest Lisa Mitchell.

Neil Finn and Paul Kelly first played together 25 years ago in 1987, when Paul Kelly & The Messengers opened for Crowded House on their American tour.

Tickets for this tour went on sale on the 16th November 2012. Tickets and Concert Dates details at Ticketmaster.com.au/Neil-Finn-tickets 

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Neil Finn & Paul Kelly perform at the Sydney Opera House in 2013

NEiL FiNN / PAUL KELLY & LiSA MiTCHELL ONLiNE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3MDR BiG GiG 2012

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3MDR 97.1FM radio station presents The BiG GiG 2012 on Saturday 17th November at Elevation in Emerald

The very popular annual BiG GiG in the hills of the Dandenong Ranges for 3MDR 97.1FM is on Saturday 17th November 2012 at ELEVATiON AT EMERALD from noon…

12.30pm CHRiS CAViLL
1.30pm BiG BOY LEMONADE & KERRi SiMPSON
2.30pm The FUNKBUDDiES
3.30pm RATTLiN’ BONES BLACKWOOD
4.30pm BLiN & BAND
6.00pm LiLY & KiNG
7.30pm The JED ROWE BAND
8.30pm JULES BOULT & The REDEEMERS
10.00pm FATS WAH WAH

See the 2012 3MDR BiG GiG FACEBOOK PAGE

Tickets are $15 for 3MDR members & $20 for non-members
Under 15’s FREE with kids activities and facepainting                                                         @ Elevation At Emerald ~ 374 Main Road, Emerald, Victoria, Australia                      Tickets available on the door or online www.TryBooking.com/byxv 

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Visit www.ElevationEmerald.com.au website

The classic Aussie song “I’ll Be Gone” performed by Mike Rudd & Bill Putt from Spectrum at the 3MDR BiG GiG at Elevations at Emerald on Saturday 14th November 2009

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The 2009 3MDR 97.1FM BiG GiG at Elevation at Emerald hills

METALLiCA Heavy Metal Mayhem Headlines Soundwaves 2013 in Australia

METALLiCA will make metal mayhem in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth when they celebrate their 30th anniversary getting heavy downunder in Australia. Metallica will be headlining the 2013 SOUNDWAVE FESTiVAL

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Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett from METALLiCA, the SOUNDWAVE 2013 headline act on the SoundwaveFestival.com website

METALLiCA formed in 1981, in San Francisco Bay Area, United States, as an underground heavy metal band, and now one of the most successful acts in the world. Metallica have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, won 9 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, many MTV Video Music Awards and others.

METALLiCA “The Black Album” has earned the prestigious RIAA Diamond Award for sales of 28 million copies worldwide. Their latest full length album, “Death Magnetic” (2008) charted at #1 in 32 countries, and has currently sold 5 million records worldwide. In addition, the Metallica live box-set release, containing over 8 hours of live music and video, selling for about $80, has already sold over 1 million units worldwide, making it the biggest selling box-set of its kind in history.

METALLiCA: Some Kind of Monster, the award winning documentary film, directed by Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. It took over 3 years to make.

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Soundwave 2013 Lineup: Metallica, Linkin Park, Blink 182, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Paramore, Slayer, Garbage, Cypress Hill and heaps more…

Metallica performing Enter Sandman to a massive crowd at the Monsters of Rock hard rock / heavy metal music festival in Moscow on the 28th September 1991 (YouTube video). Metallica was in a line up featuring AC/DC, Pantera, The Black Crowes,E.S.T. (Russia).The song at the beginning is The Ecstasy of Gold from the film: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly