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Reece Mastin storms Aussie singles chart

Reece Mastin has stormed to the top of the Aria singles chart with 'Shout It Out'. The X Factor Australia winner clocks his second number one on the tally, after his debut track 'Good Night' entered at the top in November last year. Meanwhile, fun. leap 13 to two with 'Some Nights', Rudimental's 'Feel The Love' jumps from 12 to six, and Carly Rae Jepen's 'Call Me Maybe' falls from six to complete the top ten. Further down the chart, Karmin's 'Broken Hearted' lifts from 20 to 13, Johnny Ruffo's 'On Top' vaults 26 to 14, and Owl City and Jepsen's 'Good Time' lands at 15. Justice Crew land at 24 with 'Boom Boom', Timomatic's 'Can You Feel It' starts at 25, and BoB and Taylor Swift's 'Both of Us' shifts (more)
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Guy Sebastian and wife Jules welcome son Hudson

Guy Sebastian and wife Jules welcome son Hudson
Guy Sebastian has become a father for the first time. The 30-year-old Australian singer, who is married to high school sweetheart Jules, revealed that she gave birth to Hudson James on Saturday, weighing 2.7kg. Sebastian decided to announce the news on Twitter rather than selling the first baby photos to a magazine. He posted a few pictures of him cradling his baby and wrote: "I'm in love. He's a little dude." He later wrote: "[He's] actually really chilled (for now)... hopefully he stays like that! He's so tiny. They don't sleep much do they?!! [He's] keeping me up." After accepting well-wishes from celebrities such as singer Kate Ceberano, X Factor winner Reece Mastin, supermodel Jennifer Hawkins and The Voice judge Joel Madden, Guy thanked all his followers for "all the kind words" (more)
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Foster The People score Aussie singles number one

Foster The People have topped the Aria singles chart with 'Pumped Up Kicks'. The group climbed from two to one on the tally, fending off competition from Flo Rida and Sia's 'Wild Ones', which leaps 24 to two, while Coldplay's 'Paradise' completes the top three. Meanwhile, Timomatic's 'Set It Off' leaps from 12 to four, while Reece Mastin slips from five to ten with 'Good Night'. Further down the chart, Simple Plan lift 22 to 11 with 'Summer Paradise', Christina Perri's 'A Thousand Years' jumps 19 to 15, and Laurent Wery's 'Hey Hey Hey' advances 32 to 23. The Black Keys rise 44 with 32 to 'The Lonely Boy', 360 and Gossling re-enter at 35 with 'Boys Like You', and Skrillex start at 44 with 'Bangarang'. (more)
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Reece Mastin reclaims Aussie singles number one

Reece Mastin has returned to number one on the Aria singles chart with 'Good Night'. The X Factor Australia winner rises from two to one after previously spending a fortnight at the top, pushing Lmfao's 'Sexy And I Know It' into second place. Meanwhile, Taio Cruz jumps from seven to five with 'Hangover', Jason Derulo's 'Breathing' holds at nine, and Flo Rida slips from eight to ten with 'Good Feeling'. Further down the chart, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa jump from 13 to 11 with 'Young, Wild & Free', while Jessica Mauboy's 'Galaxy' climbs 21 to 19. Timomatic vault 39 to 22 with 'Set It Off', Bruno Mars lifts 33 to 24 with 'Count On Me', and Matt Corby's (more)
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Lmfao reclaim Aussie singles number one

Lmfao have returned to the top of the Aria singles chart with 'Sexy And I Know It'. The duo, who previously spent six consecutive weeks at number one with the track, have pushed Reece Mastin's 'Good Night' into second place, while Ed Sheeran's 'The A Team' completes the top three. Elsewhere in the top ten, Taio Cruz advances from eight to seven with 'Hangover', and Jason Derulo's 'Breathing' jumps from 12 to nine. Further down the chart, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Bruno Mars's 'Young, Wild & Free' leaps from 17 to 13, Christina Perri's 'A Thousand Years' vaults 22 to 15, and Pink's 'Bridge of Light' debuts at number 26. Rihanna's 'You Da One' lifts 31 to 29, Timomatic's (more)
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Reece Mastin continues Aussie chart lead

Reece Mastin has continued his lead on the Aria singles chart with 'Good Night'. The X Factor Australia winner notches a second week at number one, fending off Lmfao's 'Sexy and I Know It', which rebounds three to two. Meanwhile, Lloyd, Andre 3000 and Lil Wayne's 'Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)' jumps from six to four, Gotye's 'Sombody That I Used To Know', vaults from 19 to seven and Coldplay's 'Paradise' leaps from 13 to ten. Further down the chart, Jason Derulo's 'Beathing' ascends from 17 to 12, Hilltop Hoods and Sia debut at 18 with 'I Love It', and Rihanna's 'You Da One' lifts 41 to 31. Bruno Mars debuts at 41 with 'Count On Me' and Kelly Clarkson starts at 44 with 'What Doesn't (more)
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'X Factor' winner Reece Mastin's mum reveals childhood hearing problem

Reece Mastin's mother has revealed that he was once deaf. The 16-year-old singer, who was recently crowned the champion of this year's Australian version of The X Factor, was diagnosed with 'glue ear' syndrome when he was only seven years old. The condition is reportedly caused by a chronic build-up of fluid in the middle ear and is the biggest cause of hearing loss in young children. Mastin's mum told New Idea magazine: "It was an awful time. I remember he had this bad earache. Then his ear burst and white, gooey stuff went everywhere. It was horrible. [The doctor] did a hearing (more)
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Simon Cowell 'approves' of 'X Factor' Australia

Simon Cowell 'approves' of 'X Factor' Australia
Simon Cowell has given his seal of approval to X Factor Australia. The television mogul, who created the international reality TV show format, said that he was impressed with judges Ronan Keating, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Guy Sebastian and Mel B and added that he also liked the latest X Factor Australia winner Reece Mastin. According to the Herald Sun, Cowell sent a note to the Aussie TV crew congratulating them on the series and calling it a "massive step up" from last year's season. Since being crowned the winner of the contest, 17-year-old Mastin has been recording his debut album in (more)
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'X Factor' Australia Reece Mastin storms Aria chart with 'Good Night'

Reece Mastin has stormed into the lead on the Aria singles chart with his debut single 'Good Night'. The X Factor Australia winner, originally from Scunthorpe, England, replaces Lmfao at the top, pushing 'Sexy and I Know It' down to third place. Elsewhere in the Top 10, Guy Sebastian's 'Don't Worry Be Happy' lands at number seven, Taio Cruz's 'Hangover' leaps from 15 to nine, and Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa jump 14 to ten with 'Young, Wild & Free'. Further down the chart, Coldplay's 'Paradise' advances 24 to 13, Nickelback's 'When We Stand Together' vaults 28 to 20, and Israel Cruz's 'Party Up' lands at number 33. Rihanna's 'You Da One' starts at 41, while 'Take Care' - her collaboration (more)
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Australian 'X Factor' 2011 winner announced

Reece Mastin has won The X Factor Australia 2011. The 16-year-old wannabe singer, who made it to the final with Johnny Ruffo and Andrew Wishart last week, was named as the winner of the reality TV show after performing Aerosmith's 'Cryin' for a live audience. Perth-based Ruffo was placed in third, while Natalie Bassingthwaighte's protégée Wishart was announced as the runner-up. After discovering he had won The X Factor, Mastin thanked his family, friends and mentor Guy Sebastian for supporting him throughout the competition and also his fans for their votes. "My journey has only been going for this long because (more)
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Ronan Keating: 'I want Johnny Ruffo to win The X Factor'

Ronan Keating: 'I want Johnny Ruffo to win The X Factor'
Ronan Keating has revealed that he wants Johnny Ruffo to win the third series of The X Factor Australia. The Irish singer, who is a judge on the reality TV show alongside Guy Sebastian, Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Mel B, said that he thinks Ruffo has more potential than his fellow finalists Andrew Wishart and Reece Mastin. Keating wrote on his Twitter page: "After everything that we have seen as judges on #xfactorau I think now I would like Johnny to win. He has work to do on vocals but potential. (sic)" He reminded his followers: "Remember it's called the #xfactorau it's not just about great singing if that was the case Audio Vixen would still be here. It's about X. I do agree Reece is great but not sure he has all (more)
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Reece Mastin 'doesn't want to be Aussie 'X Factor' favourite

Reece Mastin has revealed that he is not sure if he wants to be favourite to win The X Factor Australia. The 16-year-old singer, who has been tipped to win throughout the competition, said that he gets scared that people won't vote for him to win because they presume that he's safe. Mastin told The Sunday Telegraph: "My biggest risk... is if people think I'm the favourite, they won't bother voting." He also admitted that being slammed for his performance of Celine Dion's 'All By Myself' last week was a shock to the system, saying: "It was definitely a wake-up call. There's (more)
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Aussie 'X Factor' eliminates another act

Christina Parie has left The X Factor Australia. The 15-year-old wannabe singer, who was mentored by judge Mel B during her time on the reality television show, went head-to-head with favourite Reece Mastin after they found themselves with the least viewer votes. Parie was praised by all judges and even "welcomed back" into the competition after her rendition of David Guetta and Kelly Rowland's 'When Love Takes Over'. Judges Guy Sebastian and Natalie Bassingthwaighte could not fault Mastin's performance, but Ronan Keating did tell the 16-year-old contestant that he wants to "see something different" from him next week. Parie's survival song (more)
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