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The Northern Territory news Thu 16 Jul 2020



The Northern Territory news Thu 16 Jul 2020

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24 ENTERTAINMENT THURSDAY JULY 16 2020 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 KIWI singer Benee has managed to score a global hit this year without leaving home. Benees Supalonely was already getting traction at the start of 2020, but the pandemic saw it embraced as an isolation anthem. Supalonely went Top 10 in Australia, Top 20 in the UK and is sitting at No.39 on the US chart, while the video has been viewed over 70 million times. Its also been the soundtrack to countless Tik Tok videos translating into another seven billion views. Benee filmed performances for Ellen and Jimmy Fallon Benee homes in on huge hit CAMERON ADAMS cameron.adams@news.com.au from her Auckland home as well as doing endless global interviews. It kind of changes everything, Benee says. I havent had to go anywhere. You realise you dont have to fly to the States one day and London the next, you can do it from your bedroom on your computer. Id Zoom every day and I had my pyjama pants on, I was quite happy. The 20-year-old (born Stella Bennett) also released a stripped back version of Supalonely, retitled Lownley. The song was originally written about my break-up, but its not that now for a lot of people, its about isolation, she said. Benee admits her ex knows hes the subject of a global hit, but Im no longer talking to them! Another career goal Benee has ticked off is being Apple Musics Up Next act, becoming a global priority for the company, following in the footsteps of Billie Eilish, Khalid and Amy Shark. She filmed her own Up Next doco in Auckland, on an iPhone, visiting some of her favourite haunts and explaining her charmed rise from making pizzas to making worldwide hits in under three years. Benee has almost finished her debut album, with a WuTang-inspired, hip hop influenced single out Night Garden this week. New Aussie show sounds good HOMEGROWN live music will make its long-awaited return to prime time free-toair television with new show The Sound following in the footsteps of the Sunday night institution of Countdown. The passion project of Australian music impresario Michael Gudinski will pre miere on Sunday at 5.30pm, with performances by Kiwi global sensation Benee, iconic legends Nick Cave and Mark Seymour and festival faves DMAs and Lime Cordiale, who are in a chart battle this week with their new records. Gudinskis Mushroom Vision has bankrolled the ambitious show and licensed it to the ABC. Despite Australian television networks habitually insisting music TV doesnt rate, Gudinski proved them wrong with his Music From The Home Front show on Anzac Day which peaked at 1.4 million viewers, a huge audience for a Saturday night. ABC show The Sound will feature acts like Mark Seymour & The Undertow Picture: MUSHROOM Buff Club Your Favourite Watering hole 8981 3201 www.buffclub.com.au The look on my face when my badge is drawn and Im not there!! TRIVIA Wed Nights 7pm Bingo Thurs 10.15am | Friday Night Raffl es & Members Draw from 5.30pm FRIDAY17THJULY SATURDAY 18TH JULY SUNDAY 19TH JUL V ADAM SCRIVEN 5PM SHARKY 5PM PRAYER CORBY 2PM Va.rwit\ free, Snirit f Resort Open to the public. come down /:t enjo4 our FREE entertainment. events /:t food specials! Lookinq for the ultimate venue to host 4our next function. event. birthda4 or meetinq? We rnn do it all! Kids Edt Free on Monda4s! 08 8935 0888 I 901 Stuart Hiqhwa4, Holtze bookinqs@darwinfreespiritresort.com.au O Darwinfreespiritresort ~ DARWIN NT CAMINC ROOM SPORTS LOUNCE ~