Music

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This weekend Tim Randle’s latest Manurewa High School group will compete at Tangata Beats and the Smokefreerockquest.

The South Auckland teacher inspiring his students to follow their musical passion

Manurewa High's Tim Randle has taught music for over 15 years.

Ozzy Osbourne confirms two New Zealand shows as part of farewell world tour

Former Black Sabbath singer to play in Christchurch and Auckland alongside Judas Priest.

Photos: Ed Sheeran delights young fans with private show at children's hospital

Sheeran took time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids, where he played a song and posed for selfies.

Cher opens up about fling with Tom Cruise in the 1980s, ahead of Auckland concert

Cher plays Auckland's Spark Arena this Friday and Saturday night as part of her Here We Go Again tour.

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The Kiwi group have sold 50,000 tickets to their concert.

Six60 sells out show at Auckland’s Western Springs stadium

The Kiwi group have sold 50,000 tickets to their concert.

British singer Lily Allen details sexual assault by record industry executive in new memoir

Allen says the music industry is "rife" with similar cases of abuse.

Aussie PM Scott Morrison apologises and removes online video over inappropriate song lyrics

Video used hip hop track Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop as the soundtrack.

FILE - In this July 13, 2013, file photo, Rapper Mac Miller performs on his Space Migration Tour at Festival Pier in Philadelphia. Los Angeles County coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, that investigators have performed the autopsy and released the Miller's body to the family, but a cause will not be announced until the results of toxicology tests that can take weeks or months. Miller was found dead in his Los Angeles home last week. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper Mac Miller 'dead for hours' before emergency services arrived

The person who found him may not have realised he was already dead.

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After a troubled start to life, Cleveland and Hoepo have changed their mindset around and are determined to rap themselves to a better future.

From remand home to rap – young Dunedin men using rap to turn their lives around

After a troubled start to life, Cleveland and Hoepo are determined to rap themselves to a better future.

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Most read: Auckland bar responds to Pink's outburst: 'It was a bit of a shock'

Deadshot found itself on the receiving end of a scathing review they say wasn't warranted.

BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 10: British dance act Rudimental perform at Lollapalooza Berlin on September 10, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.(Photo by Ant Palmer/Getty Images)

British dance group Rudimental coming to New Zealand to headline festival

The chart-toppers will perform at Christchurch's Electric Avenue music festival in February.

Pop star Pink performs in Dunedin on September 1, 2018.

Pink bids fond farewell to most of NZ- except for one bar in Auckland's Ponsonby

The pop superstar tweeted her thoughts to her more than 30 million followers.

Nicki Minaj breaks silence over fight with Cardi B - 'I am not a clown'

Minaj was "mortified" by her altercation with the Bodak Yellow rapper at New York Fashion Week.

American rapper Mac Miller dies age 26.

Autopsy completed for US rapper Mac Miller

But the cause of death will not be announced for weeks or months.

Elton John dedicates song to late rapper Mac Miller - 'So young, with so much talent'

The 26-year-old rapper died of apparent overdose over the weekend.

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US Postal Service celebrates release of stamp honouring music icon John Lennon

Music icon John Lennon honoured with a US stamp

The late Beatle’s wife, Yoko Ono, and son, Sean Lennon, attended the ceremony in New York’s Central Park.

American rapper Mac Miller dies age 26.

American rapper Mac Miller dies age 26

Miller drew headlines for his two-year relationship with singer Ariana Grande, that ended earlier this year.

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The band have aleady had one massive hit with Maimoatia.

Māori group Maimoa drop fourth new single Kawea

It follows the release of their breakout song Maimoatia.

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan accidentally drowned in bath after drinking

"There's no evidence that this was anything other than an accident."

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The jet landed at New York’s Kennedy Airport after several passengers and crew members fell ill with flu-like symptoms.

Vanilla Ice documented drama as 100 people fall ill on Emirates flight

The Ice Ice Baby rapper took to Twitter to reveal he was onboard the plane.

Ty Dollar $ign arrested over drug possession

A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department has confirmed that both cocaine and marijuana were found in his vehicle.

Watch: Neil Finn impresses in debut performance with Fleetwood Mac on Ellen

"I can't believe how good you all sound," the host proclaimed.

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Tributes have been paid to Aretha Franklin, who died after battling cancer, by those from all walks of life.

Aretha Franklin's family slam funeral pastor for 'offensive and distasteful' eulogy

Franklin was laid to rest on Saturday, but her loved ones are unhappy with Rev. Jasper Williams Jr.

Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction during festival performance

The 35-year-old rapper said the audience saw her breasts at least "50 times".

'I've come out the other side' - Kiwi singer Ladyhawke reveals cancer scare after successful surgery for invasive melanoma

The musician took to Instagram to urge people to have their moles checked and to wear sunscreen.

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