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lgbtiq anthems

The LGBTIQ communities always loved music – and some music loved them back. We’ve taken a stroll through over half a century of LGBTIQ anthems and favourites looking for the standouts. Here’s our top 35. See what you think. Over the Rainbow Judy Garland’s signature song found fans in the LGBTIQ communities for decades with …

todrick hall harry styles benji lewis

Todrick Hall, Harry Styles, and Australian singer/songwriter Benji Lewis all have new releases and thank f*** for that! On a cold, wet, miserable day here in South East Queensland, that offers an alternative to watching the ongoing Trump-a-thon impeachment mega-saga. Rather than look forlornly down to the sodden beach, I’m blasting these tunes out over …

Mojo Juju Native Tongue Aria Nominated Indigenous Filipino

ARIA-nominated Mojo Juju returns to Queensland in November with her Native Tongue concert. QN Magazine caught up with Mojo in advance of the show. In Native Tongue, Mojo Juju contemplates her mother’s Indigenous heritage, her father’s experience as a Filipino immigrant and her own place in the cultural landscape of modern Australia. “I was fed …

sheldon riley listen to your heart george michael

Sheldon Riley returns in triumph to the Gold Coast where he went to school for George Michael: Listen To Your Heart at The Star Gold Coast on Saturday 19 October.  QN Magazine spoke to Sheldon last week and discovered a young man passionate about life, and passionate about George Michael – the man, and his …

lizzo

Singer, songwriter, rapper and actress Lizzo shares this month’s split Billboard magazine cover with Lil Nas X. Previously, Lizzo told Variety during American Pride month, “It’s called Pride, not hide… It’s time to represent and it’s time to persist and keep going. There’s progress to be made and we’re moving forward.” Scroll down for Lizzo’s …

kira puru pride fair day

Kira Puru is “the party queen we don’t deserve, but most certainly need,” according to THE MUSIC. And Saturday week we get to experience one of her famously dynamic live performances at Brisbane Pride Fair Day in New Farm Park. Scroll down for vid Kira will headline Pride Fair Day along with Samantha Jade. There …

country music award lil nas x billy ray cyrus

Finally, in 2019, we see an out gay performer nominated for a Country Music Award. The nomination is for Old Town Road by Lil Nas X and featuring Billy Ray Cyrus. After a record 19 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart Old Town Road received a nomination for Musical Event of the Year. Scroll …

time magazine lil nas x

TIME Magazine devotes their August cover to breakout singer Lil Nas X. The singer who crosses genres between hip-hop and country came out as gay at the end of Pride month. In his interview with TIME, Lil Nas X said he never planned to come out. He attributed that to hearing from a young age …

lil nas x old town road gay cowboy western

Some critics may already deride “Old Town Road” as a one-hit wonder but the multiple remixes of Lil Nas X’s hit already make it one of the biggest songs of the decade. That the now openly gay singer-songwriter chose a cowboy theme for his track is not surprising. Songs featuring an element of yippee ki-yay …

am smith inner dancing queen how do you sleep

Sam Smith’s ‘How Do You Sleep?’ sees the British singer trying to move on from a broken relationship. And how better to do that than to, as Sam puts it, embrace your ‘inner dancing queen’.  With Pose such a giant television hit, Sam takes us back to New York ballroom moves as interpreted by Madonna. …

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