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From the Archives: Out country star Beccy Cole

Australian country singer Beccy Cole still gets positive feedback from her 2012 coming-out episode of ABC’s Australian Story. In 2015, QNews interviewed out country star Beccy Cole. In 2023, with 11 Golden Guitars to her name, Beccy Cole remains a proud adornment to Australian music and the LGBTQIA+ community. First published April 17, 2015 by …

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Country music star Beccy Cole awarded OAM on Queen’s Birthday

Country music star Beccy Cole was recognised on the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List this week for her “service to country music”. The South Australian-born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has put out 10 albums during her more than 30-year music career. This week she was awarded her Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), and the …

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Tamworth Country Music Festival’s first Pride float

Beccy Cole and wife Libby O’Donovan today proudly took their place on the first Pride float in the Tamworth Country Music festival cavalcade. 11-time Golden Guitar winner Beccy Cole told the ABC that any Pride float in a cavalcade was wonderful. “But to have one in a cavalcade that I feel so connected to and …

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How Beccy Cole proposed to Libby O’Donovan

Country music singer Beccy Cole proposed to her partner earlier this year. The pair intend marrying the moment the law allows same-sex marriage. Beccy and her partner, cabaret singer Libby O’Donovan, told ABC’s Australian Story how Beccy popped the question at O’Donovan’s 40th birthday party. “There obviously have been some baby steps in this country …

COUNTRY MUSIC STAR BECCY COLE TOURING QUEENSLAND

Out and proud country songstress Beccy Cole is taking her Sweet Rebecca Tour around Queensland this month. The Adelaide-born sweetheart has delighted Australian music fans for more than twenty years, and last year Beccy released her tenth album Sweet Rebecca to coincide with the release of her autobiography titled Poster Girl. “At the end of …