Road to the ARIA’s

It’s ARIA Week and I’m stoked to have been at Nova’s Red Room ARIA edition, presented by Mitsubishi Motors Australia, to celebrate some of the best in Aussie music.

Four amazing ARIA nominees took the stage across two nights: Ruel and Amy Shark on night #1, and Guy Sebastian and Jessica Mauboy on night #2.

As the face of Mitsubishi, I got to take people behind the scenes on their social media. Stay tuned next week, as I continue at the ARIA pre-show 🎤

Night #1

Night #2

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Kmart Sleepwear Campaign

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You & Me

My take on You & Me, originally by Disclosure feat. Eliza Doolittle and later remixed by Flume.

All vocals by me and keys by the talented Tom Rust 🎧

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Black Lives Matter

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July 8, 2020 · 6:43 PM

Alexander Hamilton

To celebrate Hamilton premiering on Disney Plus Australia, I’ve teamed up with Disney+ to bring you my take on one of my favourite songs from the incredible Broadway show, Alexander Hamilton.  Hope you like!

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You Ruin Me

You Ruin Me by The Veronicas.

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Little Things

My next Australasian cover is Little Things by the wonderful Jessica Mauboy.  Love this song.

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Fall At Your Feet

We’re living in days I never thought I’d experience in my lifetime.  The whole world’s in crisis and we’ve all been affected in some way by this volatile pandemic.

Like many industries, mine has been hit pretty hard.  And in support of the arts, I thought I’d cover a few of my favourite Australasian tunes.  If you enjoy what you hear, it would mean a lot if you’d please like, comment and share.

To kick things off, here’s Fall At Your Feet by Crowded House.

 

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Reflections in Lockdown

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With many of us at home right now having a bit more time on our hands, I’m seeing a lot of messaging on social media urging people to spend their time a certain way.  To do this new thing or that new project…

I just want to sort of counter and diffuse that train of thought, and encourage anyone out there feeling overwhelmed or discouraged: please… don’t listen to those voices!

Sure, for some people it’s the perfect time for working on something they’ve wanted to for a while – the book, the song, the app, the home renovation – whatever it may be.  But for others, it’s also the perfect moment to catch their breath, take care of themselves and to just be…  Both sides are productive, important and valid.

Productivity isn’t measured by works.

So please don’t succumb to the expectation of others today or feel like you aren’t “doing” enough.  Especially in a time like this, what matters most of all is doing what’s best for you.

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July 8, 2020 · 11:30 AM

Mitsubishi Australia

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Continuing the theme of new things…  You’re looking at Mitsubishi Australia’s newest ambassador!

Part of the world’s largest leading automative alliance, I’m excited to partner with a brand that combines safety, comfort and style so effortlessly.

Time to celebrate!

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Virgin Active Australia

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New year, new things… Stoked to announce I’ve signed on as an ambassador for Virgin Active Australia!

Especially honoured to partner with a global brand that was founded by someone I’ve looked up to for so long, Sir Richard Branson.

Excited to be on board, here’s to lots more new adventures.

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Ned visits Kane

Ned paying Kane a visit, in search of answers…

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Hack Your Health

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Pleasure hanging with the Health Hacker himself Adam Macdougall in today’s Sunday Telegraph, talking intermittent fasting, my workout regime and hacking a positive mindset.  Thanks for having me!

Read the article by clicking the shot above, guys and gals, and here’s the video:

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2 0 2 0

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2020, here’s lookin at you!

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2 0 2 0

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I had the best, most special Christmas.

Happy holidays and big love to all as you head into the new decade! ♡

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Star Spangled Support

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My final interview for 2019, chatting with Florida-based entertainment mag, Starry Constellation Magazine.

I talk about life, my songwriting process, Neighbours and why I chose this song.  Hope it brings someone comfort this holiday season.

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A Soap Opera Situation

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Such a pleasure chatting to California-based entertainment site, Soap Opera News.

Click that Ramsay St sign I’m holding to check it out :).

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A Different Point of View

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Had a great convo with Laura Bennett on her Power Lunch podcast.  One of my favourite, most open interviews.  Click on my suit jacket to have a read or a listen.

Thanks so much for having me, Laura!

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Life After The X-Factor

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Had the pleasure of chatting to Dubai digital mag, Musivv, about life.

Click the the pic above to have a look!

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