Sol3Mio Michael Fowler Centre, 8 March If it’s possible to become the biggest act in the country quietly, opera trio Sol3 Mio have done just that with a huge audience for their classical crossover. Their self-titled debut album, released in November, has outsold Lorde on its way to going sextuple platinum.
Ria Hall thrilled a television audience of millions when she sang at the 2011 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony. Now Ria is starring as one of the presenters on Maori TV’s AIA Marae DIY.
It is impossible to watch everything on television but Te Radar will be giving it his best shot in his latest show Best Bits. “It is a television show about television,” says Te Radar
After a year’s absence the Big Day Out is returning to Auckland, in new quarters. The first lineup announcement for the January 17 festival is due on August 1, organisers said today
Rapper Jay-Z has revealed the artwork of his upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, next to the real deal. The album cover is part of an installation next to one of the four remaining copies of the 1215 Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral, England.
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Katy Perry ‘goes there’ with Vogue about two of her high-profile relationships, as the magazine’s July cover story.
Kanye West has denied cheating on Kim Kardashian. The musician was hit by claims he slept with a Canadian model and bartender
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The relationship between the flamboyant pianist Liberace and his young lover has dazzled at the Cannes film festival and threw the spotlight on gay rights at the movie industry’s largest annual gathering. Director Steven Soderbergh said he struggled five years ago to secure funding for Behind the Candelabra because some financiers thought the film would only appeal to a gay audience and, at a cost of US$25 million (NZ$30.6 million), would be a financial risk