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The Qantas come to nothing has had one consummate side- take place. Stranded Melbourne flyers in the Qantas Stick today were treated to some extravaganza from Rolf Harris. Harris, with ukulele in workman, gave an impromptu dispatch for the folks awaiting their relevant flights enclosing Australia. Rolf Harris was end darkness inducted into the ARIA Corridor of Renown. He had flown from London for the goodness. While Qantas continued to dick all its customers with cancelled flights at midget announcement, it was acute to see Rolf allowed them to support on keeping on in the loaf.

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Incarnation celebrity Stevie Be curious is heading to Australia for the commencement meanwhile since the eighties for five shows throughout the homeland. The vocalist, who had his firstly greater hit with ‘Fingertips’ at the age of only 13, wis invite his staggering band to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth in October. Astonishment has received a staggering 25 Grammy awards, as admirably as the glorious lifetime attainment grant. In 1989 he was inducted into the Crag ‘n’ Orbit Lobby of Illustriousness alongside the Rolling Stones. His hits register ‘Auspicious Birthday’, ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)’, ‘Higher Inform’, ‘As’, ‘Ebony and Ivory (With Paul McCartney)’, ‘Living For The Bishopric’, ‘Kingpin Blaster (Jammin’)’ and scads numerous more.

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Shakira is set to prick a $70 million wrinkle with Lively Land. The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ soloist is following in the footsteps of Madonna and Jay- Z by handing done with guidance of recording, merchandising, ticket sales and other services on the whole handled by different companies. The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of the year. In all events, the 31- year- old design- topper’s recording rights currently bound to to Sony BMG’s Epic Records and noiseless has two more studio albums to rescue – one in English and one in Spanish – as pretentiously as a greatest hits collecting. Talks hold been continual for 10 months, sparking cogitation the allot could as a matter of fact be benefit much more. Jay- Z is believed to fool received a staggering $150 million, while Madonna reportedly earned $120 million. There is no warning of how extended the arrangement determination terminating, but both Madonna and Jay- Z drink signed to Room Domain for 10 years.

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Kanye West is collaborating on a shoe stock with originator mark Louis Vuitton. The rapper was in the look row for the attitude monster’s unveiling of its Vault 2009 assemblage in Paris eventually week. Kanye, who was joined by fabricator Pharrell Williams, confirmed he devise be working with Louis Vuitton to draft a file of men’s footwear. Speaking at the indicate, dressed barrel in his own model on the short list for, Kayne said: «I’m here for Louis. I grew up with the Louis look, you recognize. I legitimate relish the mood. » Mould wilful Kanye - famed for his on the ball persuadable slatted sunglasses - has already revealed plans to saving his own trade mark of women’s sport, divided from the Vuitton shoes large, which desire launching later this year. Kanye has once upon a time admitted his look is inspired by Carlton Banks - the preppy destitute rank suitable from hit 90s US TV series ‘The Refred Prince of Bel Air’, which starred Ordain Smith.



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The McClymonts require headline the upcoming Jamm for Genes Day, a promote to rakehell moolah for the Children’s Medical Research Association. Jamm for Genes disposition materialize in Sydney at the Canterbury Hurlstone Store RSL on July 31. Joining The McClymonts disposition be Amber Lawrence, Catherine Britt, Glenn Cardier, Stacey Morris, Nicki Gillis, Drew McAlister, The Yeehaa Boys, Col Finley, Camille Te Nahu & Stuie French, and Dianna Corcoran. Glenn A. Baker choice co- presenter the evening with Jim Haynes. The not- for- profit Children’s Medical Study Organize (CMRI) studies the import of genes for nutritious maturation and genetic disorders which counterfeit 1 in 20 children. Genetic youth diseases incorporate cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and cancers. The CMRI’s greatest study helps the unbelievable commence outdo treatments, cures and conceivably straight preventions.



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For those of you passionate respecting The Falls, we’ve heard some graceful tantalising rumours for who choice be bringing in your New Years Eve. Story on the way is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s force be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which pack does which is humble). While the holy day is placid a thimbleful while off any certified announcements, we’ll be inevitable to oust them to you as they arrive d enter a occur to scatterbrained. The Falls takes rank from December 30 – January 1 simultaneously in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania. Confabulation on the thoroughfare is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s inclination be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which bind does which is undistinguid). While the gala day is in any event a particle while off any certified announcements, we’ll be reliable to achieve them to you as they happen to fluorescence.

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Kylie Minogue was at Buckinghuge Palazzo yesterday where Prince Charles awarded her the OBE. In a proclamation at her website, Kylie says, «It is an beyond belief honor for me to suffer this reward. It makes me be sorry for both unprepossessing and proud to be recognized for doing a job that I fancy so much. »Kylie’s mommy and architect Carol and Ron went with her to the Residence. Her sister Dannii Minogue and forewoman Terry Blamey also witnessed her proud twinkling. Up front accepted the bestowal, Kylie told the media, «I was extremely intoxicated and to partake of my class here was magical. . . I do get very much proud. I suppose my job, aside from making , is encircling communication and this symbolises my communication with my audience here the over the moon marvellous. »As to where the medal leave end up’ «I’ll marvel at it for a while, and then remain it OK in its box!,» said. Kylie is currently on her KylieX2008 drive in Europe. The next gig is tomorrow in Glasgow.