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Winners are crowned as Stevie Wonder helps bring the 103rd annual Calgary Stampede to a close

Following 10 days of carnival fun, rodeo action, live music, agriculture and a tonne of entertainment, the 103rd annual Calgary Stampede came to an end today in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, crowning their winning riders with huge pay checks and seeing legendary artist Stevie Wonder close out the event with a special performance in the Scotiabank Saddledome.

the AU playlist: Top 12 classic soul love songs

Sentimentality isn't as common in music (or society) as it used to be, especially in the same essence that was often captured by classic soul music. While love means so many different things to so many different people, there was a time when a singular, romantic idea of love was the fundamental ingredient of a these great soul record. Some of them have gone on to be constantly covered by others, some have faded into obscurity, but they all have, at point or another, captured the essence of that idea of love, without creeping into cliche territory. With Valentine's Day coming up, we thought it best to look to classic soul and dig up 12 of our favourites.

2014 MAMA Logo and Teaser Trailer Revealed

2014 MAMA

The official logo and teaser trailer for the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) has been revealed. The new logo's electronic theme incorporates elements of various devices to signify the past, present and future of the media industry.

A look ahead at STUDIO Loves: The Beatles on Foxtel's STUDIO

It was 50 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Not quite. This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles only visit to Australia and the year that Beatlemania hit. In 1964 the band performed to 73 million viewers on The Ed Sullivan Show, played multiple overseas concerts, met Bob Dylan, recorded Beatles For Sale, released A Hard Day’s Night and made chart history when they held the top five spots on the US singles chart. Foxtel’ s Studio 132 will be celebrating the Fab Four this Saturday with a series of documentaries and concert films as The AU Review explores in more detail.

Hello Asia! News: Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) 2014 set for December 3 in Hong Kong


Korean music channel Mnet’s prestigious music awards festival the Mnet Asian Music Awards, better known as MAMA, will return to Hong Kong for the third year running on December 3.

Live Review: 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards - AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong (22.11.13)

2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), one of the biggest Music Festival and award show in Asia, was successfully held in Hong Kong. Many stars from the entertainment industry attended this event which is being held in Hong Kong for the second year in a row. Review by Kate Chang

Photo Gallery: 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards - AsiaWorld Expo, Hong Kong (22.11.13)

Some of the biggest stars of Asian music gathered at the AsiaWorld Expo in Hong Kong for the annual Mnet Asian Music Awards. Special international guests includes Stevie Wonder, Paris Hilton, Icona Pop and Ylvis. Pictured above is K-Pop super group BIGBANG. Photos courtesy of Mnet Asian Music Awards.

2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards: The Winners

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2013 MAMA, the place where Music Makes One

Held at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong, this year's Mnet Asia Music Awards yet again delivered an explosive show. This year's show rocked the stage with the hottest K-Pop stars along with international stars such as Stevie Wonder, Icona Pop, Ylvis and Paris Hilton.

Global Pop Legend Stevie Wonder Confirmed to Perform at MAMA 2013

One of the world’s most legendary pop musicians Stevie Wonder is confirmed to perform at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong.

Stevie Wonder to Perform at The Star

Sydney’s new one-of-a-kind entertainment destination, The Star, has announced a special one-off concert by music icon Stevie Wonder on 26 October, 2011. Stevie will perform a single intimate concert in the 2,000 seat Lyric Theatre at The Star.

A Look Back At Summer Sonic 2010: How I Became the Banana King of Summer Sonic

For those that don’t know, Japan’s Summer Sonic is a massive music festival, annually taking place over an early-August weekend in two different cities at once – Osaka and Tokyo.

Last year I was lucky enough to travel with one of my best mates to a few Asian countries – Japan being our major adventure, and Summer Sonic in Tokyo being the focal point of our trip.