With no immediate career prospects or any idea of what she wanted to do with her life, Jackie Thomas was ”just going with it”. Now the 22-year-old former meatworker has a record deal, a new car and a future in the spotlight.
CLAWHAMMER Bannerman (Rhythmthod) Three albums into a solo career under the guise of Bannerman, but better known to his mum and friends as Richie Setford, one of New Zealand’s most invigorating and satisfying artists has produced an album that you want to righteously declare belongs in every music collection. Clawhammer features an eclectic cast of characters including Hollie Fullbrook and Alice Crowe and right from the get-go on Another Light lyrics – “these are uncertain times, I have left my courage behind” – that leave you gasping for air.
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You’d think that if your dad turned you into a global headline joke, you’d want to keep your head down and avoid the media for the rest of your life. Or at the very least not listen to any career advice your dad offered your way
Wyclef Jean is reportedly producing Amanda Bynes’ debut album. The 27-year-old former actress recently moved to New York to launch a fashion and music career
Scott Weiland has countersued his former Stone Temple Pilots band mates, saying they had no right to expel him and shouldn’t be allowed to perform with a new lead singer. Weiland’s suit was filed on Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, one week after his former collaborators sued to get him to stop using the band’s music in solo performances
Ashley Tisdale is reportedly worried her stalker will shoot her. The Disney star has filed a temporary restraining order against a man named Nicholas Fiore.
Nicole Kidman is in Cannes as part of the festival’s official competition jury, but little has been seen of her
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced
Bruno Mars returns to New Zealand next year and this time around he brings along special guest and Grammy wining artist Miguel. Mars and his full band are set to repeat the singers’ 2011 success when he first sold out Auckland’s Vector Arena.