Divinyls

  1. Chrissy Amphlett’s 'I Touch Myself' Breast Cancer Campaign Wins U.S. Prize

    October 02, 2014 12:55 AM EDT A breast cancer awareness campaign featuring the late Chrissy Amphlett’s  “I Touch Myself” performed by an all-star Aussie cast has won a major U.S award. The #itouchmyselfproject , commissioned by Cancer Council NSW and created by Soap Creative ...

  2. Vance Joy, Sia, Lorde Win Big at APRA Awards

    June 23, 2014 11:19 PM EDT Vance Joy, Sia Furler, Lorde and Birds of Tokyo were among the big winners at the annual APRA Awards, held Monday night at Brisbane City Hall. Melbourne-born singer-songwriter Vance Joy (real name James Keogh) took out the coveted song of the year ...

  3. Chrissy Amphlett, Frontwoman With Australian Rock Legends The Divinyls, Dies At 53

    April 22, 2013 5:38 AM EDT Chrissy Amphlett, the potent frontwoman of the Divinyls, the ARIA Hall of Fame-inducted group whose sexually-driven song “I Touch Myself” was a global hit in 1991, has died at her home in New York after a battle with breast cancer and multipl ...

  4. Vince Lovegrove, Australian Musician, Journalist and Divinyls Manager, Dead at 64

    March 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Vince Lovegrove, the Australian musician, journalist and long-time manager of the Divinyls, died in the early hours of Saturday morning when his car left the road near his home in Federal, in the northern New South Wales hinterland. He was 64. Tho ...

  5. EMI Pub Australia MD John Anderson To Depart

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing Australia’s long-time managing director John Anderson is leaving the company, Billboard.biz can reveal. Anderson, a 34-year stalwart with the music publisher, will leave the company this August. His successor is EMI Music Publ ...

  6. Midnight Oil Inducted In Oz Hall of Fame

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala to be held Oct. 29. Midnight Oil will be inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Assn.'s Hall of Fame during the ARIA Awards ceremony in Sydney on Oct. 29. ARIA awards committee chairman Ed St. John described the veteran act as & ...

  7. Aria Inducts Six Acts Into Hall Of Fame

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australian-raised, international success stories Helen Reddy, Icehouse, the Divinyls and Rose Tattoo were inducted Aug. 16 into the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Assn.) Hall of Fame. The ceremon Australian-raised, international success stori ...

  8. Reddy, Rose Tattoo For Aria Hall Of Fame

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Helen Reddy and hard rock band Rose Tattoo are the final two acts to be inducted into the Australasian Recording Industry Assn.'s Hall Of Fame. Singer/songwriter Helen Reddy and hard rock band Rose Tattoo are the final two a ...

  9. ARIA Hall Of Fame Honors For Divinyls, Icehouse

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Aug. 16 in Melbourne. The Divinyls, Icehouse and Daddy Cool will be among the bands inducted this year into the Australian Recording Industry Assn. Hall Of Fame, the trade body said today (June 26). ARIA will announce two more inductees ...

  10. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won a breach-of-contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. SYDNEY -- Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won a brea ...

  11. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...

  12. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...