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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24:  Neil Finn of Crowded House performs on stage during the 'Encore' tour at Sydney Opera House on November 24, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Neil Finn joins cannabis debate

The Kiwi icon has weighed in on whether it should be legalised or not.

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Drum and bass legend Marcus Intalex dies

Tributes are pouring in after his unexpected death.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Zac Hanson, Isaac Hanson and Taylor Hanson of the band Hanson visits the SiriusXM Studios on May 4, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Hanson's new music video features their brood of kids

The music video features 11 of the guys' 12 children.

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Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester

The pop singer will return to the UK to perform a one-off show and meet her injured fans.

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Dunedin creates more accommodation for Ed Sheeran gigs

The council will allow 450 people to camp in a sports ground.

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Piers Morgan rips into Ariana Grande for leaving UK

The notoriously provocative British broadcaster said she should have visited fans wounded in a bombing at her concert.

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Young musicians keeping Te Reo modern

They're mixing up waiata to help keep the language alive.

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The Kings Arms one step closer to demolition

A six level apartment building is set to be built on the site of the legendary Auckland music venue.

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Intervention saved me from alcohol - Foxx

He credits Oprah and Sydney Poitier with rescuing him.

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Harry Styles' touching message for Manchester

"I have been left with a hole in my heart".

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Alt-J announces New Zealand concerts

The British indie rock trio are playing in Auckland and Wellington this December.

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 03:  Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage at Fox Theater on May 3, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Paul R. Giunta/Getty Images)

Chris Cornell 'high', 'f**ked up' during final show

Cornell's sound engineer revealed the singer was "out of character from note one of the show".

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Musician Sampha performs at the Mojave Tent during day 1 of the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 14, 2017 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella)

Sampha hits NZ for first solo performance

Newshub spoke to him the breakfast room of a hotel ahead of his breakout performance.

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'It's time' for Swift to end 'petty' feud - Perry

The 'Firework' hitmaker discussed how their beef started - and urged her nemesis to "finish it".

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Nicki Minaj reveals her new man

The 'Anaconda' hitmaker says she's been having sleepovers at the hip-hop legend's house.

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Star turns from Ferndale Strangler to musician

Johnny Barker drew on his acting and directing skillset while making the album.

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Ariana Grande suspends tour dates - report

The singer is reportedly "in hysterics" and unable to perform.

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Linkin Park singer will punch 'f**king p*ssy' critics in the mouth

Chester Bennington launched an expletive-laden tirade at those who say the band are pandering to a pop audience.

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Move over left shark, here's Russell Got Barzz

The teen phenomenon looks to have displaced the Super Bowl's 'left shark' as Katy Perry's most memorable back-up dancer.

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Katy Perry releases Taylor Swift diss track

Move over Biggie and Tupac - this beef just got real.