Posts tagged Jessica Mauboy
ARIA Awards 2017: Women fan the flames in this year's ARIA Award nominations as Amy Shark and Jessica Mauboy ride high

It's ARIA Awards time! Last year Music Love was there to cover all the women in music winners and nominees, and here we are! Ready to go again. Fenella Henderson-Zuel was at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney for today's Nomination announcements, as well as the winners for the Artisan and Fine Arts Awards. 

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International pop sensation Julia Michaels will present at this year's ARIA Awards, while Jessica Mauboy and Amy Shark are set to perform

More women announced to present and perform at the 2017 ARIA Awards, with Amy Shark and Jessica Mauboy set to perform, and international pop songwriter and pop star Julia Michaels will fly in to present, and take a special songwriting Masterclass. 

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ARIA announces their new Music Teacher of the Year Award. What a wonderful moment for teachers who invest countless hours into students all over Australia.

What a great day for music teachers in Australia. ARIA have just announced a brand new award called Music Teacher of the Year.

Four ARIA nominees will be selected and partnered with an "Aussie music legend" such as Jay Laga’aia, Jessica Mauboy, Jimmy Barnes, Katie Noonan and Missy Higgins, who will visit a school or private music studio, and help tell Australia about the incredible job they do.

And for the first time ever, one teacher will receive an ARIA Award as part of the 2017 ARIA Award celebrations. How cool.

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UPDATE: The wonderful Jacqui Louez Schoorl has been added as a panellist to our Vivid Ideas event! She is nothing short of a powerhouse. Our interview here!

Where does one start with Jacqui Louez Schrool? Firstly, she is without a doubt the loveliest and kindest person one could ever hope to meet. Ask anyone, and they will verify this claim. On to the professional stuff. Jacqui is the CEO and co-founder of Jaxsta, which is a huge music database. Jacqui is also the founder of a wonderful networking group in Sydney for women who work in the music industry - Women in Music Sydney. Before Jaxsta and Women in Music, Sydney,  Jacqui was kicking goals all over the film and music industry. Jacqui’s career spans two decades, encompassing roles in project development, physical production, post production, film distribution and marketing, for the likes of Channel 9, George Lucas and Baz Luhrmann. Jacqui took some time out of her very busy work and travel schedule to answer some preliminary questions about her life and work in music and film. 

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Emalia, RnB pop singer on the rise whose voice is adored by Dannii Minogue, started out on YouTube: 'People can be supportive online, and can also be cruel. Let those comments make you stronger.'

Emalia has been training her silky voice since she started school, performed in arenas throughout her high school years, and recently graduated from The Talent Development Project, renowned for acts such as Angus and Julia Stone and The McClymonts. When Emalia was 12 she started uploading videos to YouTube where she developed a faithful following and honed her craft. Now, after years of training and a list of great experiences for a young, aspirational performer, Emalia is working with pop producer Adam Reily (Jessica Mauboy, Guy Sebastian, Jordin Sparks, and Shannon Noll) on a new album. Two singles have been released, the first of which was called Do Your Own Thing which charted in the top 100 on the Australian iTunes charts and also the Pop Charts. She's got big plans, a steely determination, and spoke with Music Love about YouTube and her wildest dreams. They really are huge! 

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PLAYLIST: Australian Soul Sisters

There are so many soul artists in Australia. It's not the most played genre when it comes to radio, but that should change. Listen to  Hiatus Kaiyote, Wilsn, Renee Geyer, Thando, Jade Macrae, Kylie Aldist, The Bamboos, Jessica Mauboy, Gabriella Cilmi, Meg Mac, Emma Donavon, Ms Murphy, Vika and Linda Bull, Julie Kerr, and more.

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ALPHAMAMA on performing at the Sydney Women's March, and how it inspired the release of her new song Stranger In Asia

ALPHAMAMA, an entrepreneurial artist who is constantly pushing her musical and personal self and boundaries. ALPHAMAMA's live shows comprise of her jazz, soul, hip hop, world music fusions, poetry, rap and are by all accounts deeply spiritual. ALPHAMAMA's musings about a woman's place in the world come through with each new song, thought, and image, and her new song, Stranger in Asia is no exception. In this interview with Music Love, ALPHAMAMA discusses the Women's March, balancing business and art, and how she believe politics and music should inform each other.

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Music Love Playlist: Australian women in Christmas Music

Christmas time is upon us. A time when Mariah Carey and Bing Crosby get a huge thrashing the world over. But if you celebrate Christmas and you're searching for something a little sunnier and a tad more local, we have compiled a list of Christmas albums by Australian women for your listening pleasure. So while you're mixing the seafood cocktail sauce for your prawns, or assembling a mango and raspberry pavlova, hit shuffle play on our Spotify Music Love Christmas Playlist. While the winter references may still be there, it's worthwhile knowing these women know what a hot Aussie Christmas Day entails! Featuring Marina Prior, Ali McGregor, Gina Jeffreys, Delta Goodrem, Jessica Mauboy, Katie Noonan, Kate Miller Heidke, Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton John, Darlene Zschech and many many more. Enjoy!

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Australian Women of the ARIA Awards from 1987-2015

The countdown is on between now and Wednesday 23 November when the red carpet will be rolled out at The Star, Sydney to celebrate the Australian music industry. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the awards, the first of which was held in 1987 with Sir Elton John at the Sheraton Hotel Sydney. Music Love takes a look at the women who took home the Aussie music gongs from 1987 to 2015, as well as the women inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. 

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