Posts tagged amy shark
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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Sia is coming back to Australia to play two shows in Melbourne and Sydney. Her first tour since 2011. Amy Shark is supporting

Well, if this isn't the biggest news of 2017. Sia, Australia's most prominent pop export is coming back to Australia to perform in two stadium shows in Melbourne and Sydney as part of her Nostalgic for the Present Tour. Sia is undoubtedly one of the biggest pop stars in the world working with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Beyoncé. Sia was the most-streamed female artist on Spotify last year, and in August last year, she became the first woman over 40 to top the US charts with her hit Cheap Thrills. But perhaps the most exciting part of this news is the fact that indie-pop sensation Amy Shark has been announced as a support act alongside global superstars  Charli XCX,  and MØ. 

 

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Amy Shark: "The best thing I ever did was not care about the game."

Amy Shark has tapped into something. Her songs are extremely emotive, and her lyrics unpack dark and heavy themes, yet when it lands, they weigh no more than a dandelion. This is her appeal. Light, shade, heart-warming, super cool. 

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16 Australian women featured in this year's triple j's Hottest 100. The full list here

Yesterday marked triple j's annual Hottest 100 countdown. Here are all of the Australian women, sixteen in total, who featured on Australia's iconic music list. Special shout out to Tash Sultana who had TWO SONGS featured, and a HUGE sparkly congratulations to Amy Shark who took the number two spot, beaten only by Flume. 

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