The mentors on The Voice may be superstars, but the consensus is it’s not on them that the singing competition show has failed to find big stars such as themselves. Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green and the show’s host and producer Carson Daly addressed journalists at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.
Ben Campbell’s nascent Christchurch creative co- operative Fledge is showing a bit of muscle. The former member of Zed and Atlas, who now channels his music into House of Mountain, is a mentor for the New Zealand Music Commission and a director of Fledge Records – and now he has found chart success with Jed and Hera’s debut album, Live At York St
One of the newest and biggest success stories in British music this year has been Rudimental. It combines drum and bass with electronica, touches of soul and funk and guest singers.
Hard work is paying off for former Perth concreter and Dancing With The Stars champ Johnny Ruffo with a recurring role on Home And Away, as Kerry Harvey reports.
Cory Monteith’s father is said to be “devastated” after the actor’s body was cremated without his knowledge.
Superstar Beyonce has added a second show to her New Zealand tour in October. She will now perform on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 at Auckland’s Vector Arena.
Henry Cavill and Kaley Cuoco have reportedly called off their romance.
Times are hard for 1980s chart-toppers UB40.
Polishing off a cup of wonton soup, singer Ozzy Osbourne is relating how paparazzi mobbed him as he left high-end organic grocer Bristol Farms.
Hollywood beckons Home and Away heartthrob Stephen Peacocke to the silver screen. If success is the best revenge, then Hollywood-bound Stephen Peacocke has all the ammunition he needs, with a role in a Summer blockbuster.