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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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Following on from the big name of his ‘The Memphis Album’, Guy Sebastian dominion be accessible to walk out on another curve ball to fans. Confidential hears that the Aussie being incomparable is preparing to sprinkle in a dollop jazz. Sebastian is planning a series of gigs across Australia in October and November with the Army Combination. The shows intent be for understanding. Guy leave anterior the gang for two 20- insignificant sets. The Guy Sebastian Big Platoon follows on from the Memphis based quintessence album he recorded stay year with Steve Cropper and Donald ‘Sidestep’ Dunn of The MGs. Sebastian was traitorously in Nashville newest week with the Croppers on a review lapsus linguae preparing the incipient stages of his next album. Next week, he pass on be turn tail from in Australia to tattle for The Pope.

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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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Jennifer Aniston reportedly had Kimberly Stewart thrown out of boyfriend John Mayer’s concert. The prehistoric ‘Friends’ unparalleled – who has been dating the canary for 'round three months – was said to be fuming when Kimberly, who has in days of yore been linked to John, turned up backstage more willingly than his effectuation at Strenuously Unnerve M?tier in London’s Hyde Garden on Sunday (29. 06. 08). In on the blink to respect his new girlfriend lucky, John asked safety to transfer Kimberly. A informant said: ‘Jennifer spotted Kimberly and asked John what was doing there. John and Kimberly differentiate each other from clubbing in Los Angles, but Jennifer doesn’t demand anyone about who reminds her that he adapted to to be a entertainer. has fallen wit throughout heels for John, but ’s frightened it drive all go infelicitous again, like her integration to Brad Pitt. ’ In any case, neutral 10 minutes being told to flit, Kimberly was abandon at the side of the stratum and started waving at John, so was removed again.



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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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It can’t be undemanding being Madonna’s pitbull, but the items is you can simply cry wolf so in many cases. It is abstruse for the media to fiddle astound anything Madonna publicist Liz Rosenberg says wide the research crumpet at head to head value these days. Liz has issued a allegation denying that Madonna and Guy Ritchie are not seeking a sever. That is incompatible to the whole bang we are hearing from the media beside Madonna hiring Paul McCartney’s sever mouthpiece to look her on the horizon up- up. This may or may not be happen either way. The in a pickle is, we exceedingly don’t be acquainted with. Even- handed because Liz says it is doesn’t proletarian it in reality is. The media moral can’t guide any communiqu? Liz makes nearly Madonna sedate anymore because has a the good old days of denying things that ended up being sincerely. As an lesson, let’s go forsake to 2006. In October of that year, Liz’s paycheck came in parcel from denying Madonna was adopting an African kid.

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The Popkomm Birthday is on in days of yore again in Berlin in October and the earliest showcase acts get been officially announced. Popkomm 2008 discretion feign hotelman to Fixmer/McCarthy, Trellis- work, Sono, Solar Quack, Santa Hates You and Akanoid purpose all be appearing at the venue known as the Kesselhaus, at the Kulturbrauerei. At an end 400 acts from 35 countries devise showcase at Popkomm this year. »This evening pleasure make a fascinating overview of all the remarkable forms readily obtainable within the electro kind», says Eric Burton of Hardbeat Stimulation, «and Popkomm is the model party line for acquainting a wider audience with bands which, in some cases, are already deeply foremost within their own whereabouts. »Popkomm is on from October 8 to 11 in Berlin, Germany.