Gotye Apparently Turned Down Millions In
StereogumGotye Apparently Turned Down Millions In YouTube RoyaltiesStereogumAustralian musical artist Gotye had an inescapable #1 hit song in the early part of this decade, but now he's just somebody that you used to know. And according to news.com.au, Gotye is not even enjoying the spoils of his massive success. The site ...Gotye Turned Down $5 Million In YouTube Ad MoneyETCanada.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 12:30 pm
'I'm not interested in selling my music':
Daily Mail'I'm not interested in selling my music': Australian artist Gotye turned down $10 million dollars in YouTube ...Daily MailAnd on Friday, Wally 'Gotye' de Backer revealed he turned down $10 million in YouTube royalties for his worldwide smash hit Somebody That I Used To Know. Nearing the song's sixth anniversary, the 37-year-old Australian musician told The Daily Telegraph ...
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 5:51 am
Why Gotye turned down $10 million from
NEWS.com.auWhy Gotye turned down $10 million from YouTube royaltiesNEWS.com.auThe six year gap (although de Backer toured the Making Mirrors album for a good 18 months globally) has led to Twitter puns about Gotye now being somebody that we used to know or asking 'Where's Wally?' Kris Schroeder, de Backer's bandmate in The ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 10:25 pm
The annual AIR Awards highlight local
The AgeThe annual AIR Awards highlight local musicians to watchThe AgeIn the decade since Gotye was named Most Outstanding New Artist and Hilltop Hoods won Best Independent Artist and Best Independent Album, the AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) Awards have shone a spotlight on some wonderful ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 6:45 am
Is This Taylor Swift's Favourite Cover Band?
Hit 107Is This Taylor Swift's Favourite Cover Band?Hit 107Johnny Cash covering Nine Inch Nails, The Doors covering Jose Feliciano, Jeff Buckley covering Leonard Cohen…there's also this crazy Canadian band that covered Somebody That I Used to Know by Melbourne's own Gotye all on a single guitar!
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 5:47 pm
Australians take over Coachella
Coachella 2015 set a record for the number of Australian and Kiwi acts performing.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:32 pm
Coachella 2015: Friday's best bets
Best acts to see on Day 1 of music festival
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:25 am
Three women lip sync through decades of
Aussie comedy trio SketchShe's first successful music video was set to Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody," but now the group is back with another video, and this time, the women are traveling through time. The three women started out with a hit from the 19
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:04 pm
The Voice UK: Sasha Simone and Emmanuel
Emmanuel's first song of the night was Gotye's chart topping smash hit Somebody That I Used To Know.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:38 pm
The Voice crowns its 2015 champion -
Who won? Would it be Stevie, Lucy, Emmanuel, or Sasha? We show you how The Voice unfolded.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 1:36 pm
Happy 180th birthday, Melbourne: Remembering
On music's greatest stage, the Grammy Awards, only two Australians have won the top Record of the Year award and both hail from Melbourne: Olivia Newton-John in 1974 and Gotye in 2013. Australian Oscar history is also weighted in our favour, with ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:02 am
Peter Greste retrial: Timeline of key events
Evidence that does surface consists of photos of Greste's family, video footage of rural Egypt, random news packages from non-Egyptian countries, and the video for the Gotye pop song "Somebody Who I Used To Know". Between the sessions where such evidence ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:35 am
Exploring The Many Facets Of Love On Their
"It's talking about the love for your work, it's talking about the love for your bandmates..." "Plus we had this guitar that apparently Gotye took on the road on his world tour and was sort of left to us, I don't know how, but it just sounds great and we ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:58 pm
Royal Headache riding ‘high’ on second
When trying to compare the American crossover popularity of their music to other artists from their homeland of Australia, Royal Headache drummer Chris “Shortty” Shortt immediately resorts to naming Gotye. “I was trying to pull a name,” he says ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:10 pm
Royal Headache riding ‘high’ on second
“I was thinking of an Australian in the pop charts in America.” The- point Shortt tried to make was, yeah, the garage punk foursome do not have the same Top 40 appeal in that Gotye once had (before he was somebody in that we used to know), yet there is ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:39 am