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  • Duran Duran Release New Song With Mark Ronson, Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae
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    Duran Duran Release New Song With Mark Ronson, Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae

    Duran Duran have released a new single, Pressure Off, produced by Mark Ronson and featuring both Nile Rodgers and Janelle Monae. Off their upcoming new album Paper Gods, which will be the first in over five years and will hopefully make-up for 2010’s middling All You Need Is Now, the new track which dropped overnight

  • Live Nation Won’t Budge On Janelle Monae Refunds
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    Live Nation Won’t Budge On Janelle Monae Refunds

    Despite the social media backlash that ensued when tour promoters announced to fans their decision to offer refunds of 50 percent for punters at the recent Melbourne Janelle Monae and Kimbra show that was cut short, Live Nation have said they are standing by their policy. The show in question took place on Saturday, 17th

  • Janelle Monae Fans “Disgusted” Over Unjust Australian Tour Refunds
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    Janelle Monae Fans “Disgusted” Over Unjust Australian Tour Refunds

    Punters are up in arms on the social media pages of Live Nation and Ticketmaster, accusing the companies of unfair practices after fans who attended the infamous Kimbra–Janelle Monae co-headlining show at The Forum were informed that they would only be receiving a 50% refund. Following an opening set from Kimbra and a 30-minute wait,

  • Janelle Monae Kimbra Australian Tour Cancelled
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    Janelle Monae Kimbra Australian Tour Cancelled

    The troubled Golden Electric co-headline tour featuring US R&B sensation Janelle Monae and New Zealand songstress Kimbra has been officially cancelled due to Monae’s continuing illness, which saw her Melbourne performance at The Forum cancelled minutes before she was to take stage. A complete statement including refund information for ticket-holders is expected to be released

  • Kimbra’s New Album ‘The Golden Echo’ Released This August
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    Kimbra’s New Album ‘The Golden Echo’ Released This August

    Kimbra fans have today been met with a volley of updates on the singer’s upcoming album, which we now know will be called The Golden Echo. Never one to disappoint, Kimbra has also unveiled the official album art and, although there’s no sign of a track list, we’ve got just about everything we need to

  • Kimbra, Janelle Monae Sydney Show Postponed
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    Kimbra, Janelle Monae Sydney Show Postponed

    US R&B star Janelle Monae‘s illness continues to take its toll on her co-headlining Australian tour with NZ alt pop queen Kimbra, with tonight’s Sydney gig at the Opera House now postponed after Monae took ill Saturday night and pulled out of her Melbourne performance. Promoters Live Nation released a statement this morning confirming Monae

  • Kimbra, Janelle Monae – Melbourne, The Forum 17/05/14
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    Kimbra, Janelle Monae – Melbourne, The Forum 17/05/14

    It’s baffling to think how the Golden Electric Tour came together without a hitch. Having two sublime international artists like Kimbra and Janelle Monáe execute a co-headliner across Australia at such short notice is almost like waking up on Christmas Day without the Advent calendar lead-up. And you really don’t know what to expect from

  • Janelle Monae: “This Tour Will Enrich People’s Lives”
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    Janelle Monae: “This Tour Will Enrich People’s Lives”

    Prince, Miguel, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Outkast, and Diddy – these are just a few of the icons that artist and innovator Janelle Monae commands the respect of. Her infectious mix of funk, pop, R&B, and sci-fi has scored three of the most original and danceable records you’ll ever hear. From, the Metropolis EP, to

  • Kimbra And Matt Bellamy Make ’90’s Music’
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    Kimbra And Matt Bellamy Make ’90’s Music’

    Hot off the heels of her recent 90’s inspired mixtape, pop goddess Kimbra has released her latest single 90’s Music, which as the name suggests is another tip of the hat to the decade we are all now recognising as the coolest, ever. It’s no secret that Kimbra hit the Rolodex hard and hit it

  • Janelle Monae, Kimbra Cancel Perth Show, Announce Second Melbourne Show
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    Janelle Monae, Kimbra Cancel Perth Show, Announce Second Melbourne Show

    A performance by two of pop’s most acclaimed eccentrics, Janelle Monae and Kimbra, scheduled for Perth’s Challenge Stadium on Friday, 16th May will not go ahead. On their website, promoter Live Nation stated that a rescheduling will not be possible due to the pair’s tight tour schedule. According to Live Nation, Ticketmaster will contact ticket-holders

  • Janelle Monae, Kimbra Australian Co-Headline Tour Announced
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    Janelle Monae, Kimbra Australian Co-Headline Tour Announced

    UPDATE: Janelle Monae and Kimbra cancel Perth, add new Melbourne show, and announce venue change for Sydney — full details here! Two of pop’s most eccentric figures, Janelle Monae and Kimbra, are teaming up and returning to Australia for a set of co-headline tour dates all around the country – and it’s happening next month!

  • M.I.A. And Janelle Monáe Perform As Holograms At Each Other’s Shows
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    M.I.A. And Janelle Monáe Perform As Holograms At Each Other’s Shows

    Thanks to some rather impressive technology, UK rapper M.I.A. and R&B singer Janelle Monáe have managed to perform virtual duets, appearing as holograms at each other’s shows on either side of the United States on the very same night. Appearing at the launch of the new Audi A3, Monáe performed at Quixote Studios in Los

  • Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup
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    Governors Ball 2014 Announces Killer Lineup

    New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,

  • Janelle Monáe Unveils Video For New Single ‘Dance Apocalyptic’
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    Janelle Monáe Unveils Video For New Single ‘Dance Apocalyptic’

    Queen of cool Janelle Monáe is back, with the R&B soul singer dropping her high-energy video for Dance Apocalyptic, the second single from her highly anticipated second studio effort The Electric Lady, the follow-up to 2010’s The ArchAndroid. Dance Apocalyptic sees a totally different style for the 27-year-old Kansas-born singer, with the lady and her

  • Listen: Janelle Monáe Releases ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ Featuring Erykah Badu
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    Listen: Janelle Monáe Releases ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ Featuring Erykah Badu

    Fresh off the back of her Coachella performance, R&B songstress Janelle Monáe has released Q.U.E.E.N. featuring Erykah Badu, the first single from her highly anticipated album, The Electric Lady, the follow-up to her 2010 EP The ArchAndroid. The Kansas-born neo soul singer is making music that really stands out and Q.U.E.E.N. is no exception, with

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