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Stars Come Together For Australian Comedy Clip

17th December 2014

A host of stars including Lorde, Rick Astley, Skrillex and Gotye have come together to record a comedy skit for an Australian radio show which is taking the Internet by storm.In the sketch, a huge...

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Gotye Political Party Recruits Target Members

7th November 2014

A political party created by singer/songwriter Gotye has recruited enough members to become eligible for office in Australia.The Somebody That I Used to Know hitmaker, who grew up Down Under, formed the Basics Rock 'n'...

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Gotye Forms Political Party

4th September 2014

Singer/songwriter Gotye has formed his own political party and is planning to run for office in Australia.The Somebody That I Used to Know hitmaker, who was born in Belgium but grew up Down Under, has...

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Blurred Lines Is UK's Most Downloaded Song

22nd April 2014

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' is the most downloaded song of all time in the UK.The 2013 smash hit, which features Pharrell Williams and rapper T.I., has sold 1.54 million copies through digital stores since May...

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Gotye Is Struggling To Follow 'Making Mirrors'

By Steven Williams | 21st August 2013

Singer/songwriter Gotye is reportedly having some trouble putting the finishing touches on his new album. Gotye is currently working on the follow-up to 'Making Mirrors', his 2011 album containing the hit single 'Somebody That I...

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The Things They Say: 3732645

24th June 2013

"I'm spending on my studio and eBaying fiendishly, buying rare synthesisers and drum machines. I'm building a techno geek's lair." Singer/songwriter Gotye reveals how he is spending his royalty money from his massive hit single...

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Why Did Frank Ocean Not Win More At The Grammys?

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th February 2013

Frank Ocean and Chris Brown provided an interesting subplot at The Grammys; the latter refusing to stand up and applaud his counterpart when he won Best Urban Contemporary Album, but for us, the real story...

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'Somebody That I Used To Know' Wins Two Grammys But Can We Expect More Success From Gotye?

By Hayley Avron | 11th February 2013

At last night’s Grammy awards (February 10, 2013), Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ brought home two awards (and the album Making Mirrors also took one home), for Record of the Year and Best...

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The Things They Say At The Grammy Awards: 3495842

11th February 2013

"Little bit lost for words to receive an award from the man standing behind us here with the cane. Many years listening to this man's music growing up and a big reason I was inspired...

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Calvin Harris Named Top UK Songwriter Of 2012

1st February 2013

Calvin Harris has been named the most successful UK songwriter of 2012.The chart-topping DJ's collaborations with the likes of Rihanna, Florence Welch and Cheryl Cole have earned him the title for the second year running,...

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Gotye Leads Australia's Rolling Stone Awards

18th January 2013

Gotye has yet another trophy to add to his collection after triumphing at Australia's Rolling Stone Awards.The singer/songwriter won the Music Video of The Year prize for his track Easy Way Out during the ceremony...

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Gotye Has Biggest Selling Us Song Of 2012

4th January 2013

Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know' was the biggest selling song of 2012 in the US. The Belgian-Australian singer's track sold 6.8 million copies, beating Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe', which was second,...

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Gotye Ya! Psy's Gangnam Style Is Most Watched Youtube Of All Time

By Michael West | 18th December 2012

Forget Goyte, forget Charlie bit my finger, Obama's rap battle or Kony 2012, because Psy's 'Gangnam Style' has become the most-viewed YouTube video of all time. The South Korean pop sensation is approaching 1 billion...

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Adele Named Billboard's Top Artist Of 2012

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

Adele has topped off yet another remarkable year by being named Billboard's top artis of 2012, whilst her second album, the hit 21, was named top album of the year in the music magazine's annual...

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Brits And Online Hits Take Over The 2012 Billboard Charts

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th December 2012

The Billboard chart holds few surprises this year as British boyband One Direction took the top spot for new artist or group. It’s been the year of the British invasion of the American charts,...

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Emeli Sande Is Itunes' Artist Of The Year 2012

15th December 2012

Emeli Sande has been named iTunes' Artist of the Year in the UK. The Scottish singer and songwriter has had a great year - releasing her debut album, 'Our Version of Events' and appearing at...

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2013 Grammy Nominations Annnounced

6th December 2012

Kanye West, Mumford & Sons and Jay-Z have landed six nominations each for the Grammy Awards 2013.The hip-hop artists and folk-rockers were joined by Frank Ocean and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach in gaining the...

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Grammy Nominations 2013: Who Will Win? Who Should Win?

By Hayley Avron | 6th December 2012

The nominations for the 55th Grammy Award Nominations in 2013 have officially been announced by the award's organisers. Here’s a run down of some of the main awards, and our tips for Grammy's Glory.Album Of...

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2013 Grammy Nominations Annnounced

6th December 2012

Kanye West, Mumford & Sons and Jay-Z have landed six nominations each for the Grammy Awards 2013.The hip-hop artists and folk-rockers were joined by Frank Ocean and The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach in gaining the...

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Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know Named Biggest-selling UK Single

3rd December 2012

Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know' has been crowned the UK's biggest-selling single of 2012.The track, which also features New Zealand-born singer Kimbra, has sold a massive 1.28 million copies since hitting the Number...

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Gotye Hit Is Britain's Best-selling Track Of 2012

3rd December 2012

Gotye's hit Somebody That I Used To Know has been named Britain's biggest-selling single of 2012.The track, which also features New Zealand singer Kimbra, has sold 1.28 million copies, according to The Official Charts Company....

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Fascinating Fact: 3395336

29th November 2012

Gotye's hit Somebody I Used to Know has been named digital music service Spotify's song of the year. The track was the website's most streamed tune globally in 2012 - ahead of Carly Rae Jepsen's...

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Gotye Rules Aria Awards With Four Wins

29th November 2012

Singer/songwriter Gotye outshone the competition at the annual Australian Record Industry Association (Aria) Awards in Sydney on Thursday (29Nov12), triumphing in four out of the five categories he was nominated in.The Somebody That I Used...

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One Direction Voted Ema's Best UK/ireland Act

15th October 2012

One Direction have been named the Best UK/Ireland Act for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs).The 'Live While We're Young' hitmakers have been voted the public's favourite British act for the forthcoming awards and will...

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Chad Kroeger Doesn't Get Nickelback Remixes

6th October 2012

Chad Kroeger doesn't understand Nickelback's dance remixes.The 'Too Bad' rockers' songs get changed to fit with many different countries around the world, but the singer and guitarist prefers to their hard rocking originals. He exclusively...

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Gotye Leads Aria Nominations

3rd October 2012

Singer/songwriter Gotye looks set to dominate the Australian Record Industry Association (Aria) Awards after landing five top nominations.The Somebody That I Used to Know hitmaker has scored nods at Australia's most prestigious music prize-giving in...

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Gotye Ok Being A One Hit Wonder

28th September 2012

Gotye doesn't mind being seen as a one hit wonder. The singer's track 'Somebody That I Used to Know' has been one of the biggest singles of the year worldwide, and he doesn't mind if...

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Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Clinches Guinness World Record

By Contributor | 25th September 2012

It's fair to say that South Korean pop artist Psy's song Gangnam Style has become a truly global phenomenon, topping the singles charts of many countries and looking set to make a worldwide star of...

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Alanis Morissette: Songs Can't Help Heartbreak

9th September 2012

Alanis Morissette thinks writing songs can't heal heartbreak.The 38-year-old singer discovered a more mature outlook on songwriting with her seventh album 'Havoc and Bright Lights' after she realised her angst-ridden songs couldn't mend her broken...

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