Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins

 

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Melissa "Missy" Morrison Higgins (born 19 August 1983) is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician and actress. Her Australian number-one albums are The Sound of White (2004), On a Clear Night (2007) and The Ol' Razzle Dazzle (2012), and her most popular singles are "Scar", "The Special Two", "Steer" and "Where I Stood". Higgins was nominated for five ARIA Music Awards in 2004 and won 'Best Pop Release' for "Scar". In 2005, she was nominated for seven more awards and won five. Higgins won her seventh ARIA in 2007. Her third album, The Ol' Razzle Dazzle, was released in Australia in June 2012 (July 2012 in the US). As of August 2014, Higgins' first three studio albums had sold over one million units.[1]

Higgins' fourth studio album, OZ, was released in September 2014 and consists of cover versions of Australian composers, as well as a book of related essays.

Alongside her music career, Higgins pursues interests in animal rights and the environment, endeavouring to make her tours carbon neutral. In 2010 she made her acting debut in the feature film Bran Nue Dae and also performed on its soundtrack.

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Highlights10

49 Candles
Song
49 Candles is a song by musical artist Missy Higgins, released on March 1, 2018.
Solastalgia
 
Solastalgia is the fifth studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins.
Futon Couch
 
"Futon Couch" is a song performed by Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins, released in February 2018 as the lead single from her fifth studio album, Solastalgia.Upon release, Higgins said: "This is the happiest song on the record.
Don't Tell
 
Don't Tell is a 2017 Australian drama film directed by Tori Garrett and starring Jack Thompson, Aden Young and Sara West.

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Films3

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News Articles22

Aussie stars demand: ‘It’s our time now’
  –  March 31, 2018
Singers including Tina Arena, Sarah Blasko, Missy Higgins and Jenny Morris, as well as actors including Deb Mailman, Helen Dallimore, Danielle Cormack and Sacha Horler, have signed on with more than 30 ambassadors using their profile and some sharing their ...
Missy Higgins Fell Off Stage And Sprained Her Ankle Before AWFL Final
  –  March 27, 2018
Higgins, who announced she’s pregnant during her Ed Sheeran support slot earlier this month, was rehearsing for the big performance when she took a tumble. She’s shared the events on Instagram story now, assuring us that she’s “fine”. The ...
Tracey Spicer's pledge to help everyday Aussie women in the time of #MeToo
  –  March 27, 2018
Sacha Horler, Izzi Manfredi, Zahra Newman, Clare Bowditch, Missy Higgins, Prinnie Stevens, Ella Hooper, Helen Dallimore, Faustina Agolley, Candy Bowers and Melinda Schneider have all signed up to show their support. "We put out the call and these wonderful ...
Will the last person out at night please turn off the lights? ANOTHER music venue closes its doors after 45 years - as Sydney's lock out laws continue to wipe out the city's ...
  –  March 27, 2018
An iconic live music venue that has hosted famous music stars including Prince and Missy Higgins is closing its doors. The Basement in Sydney, hailed the 'beating heart of Sydney's live music scene', has ended its lease with owners AMP. The venue has ...
Missy Higgins Sprains Ankle At AWFL Grand Final: 'I Fell Off The Bloody Stage!'
  –  March 27, 2018
Australian treasure Missy Higgins has taken to Instagram to document a scary fall that occurred before the AWFL Grand Final over the weekend. The pregnant singer posted an Insta story last night that detailed her soundcheck tumble which left her with a ...
Australia’s version of #TimesUp has arrived to stamp out sexual harassment at work
  –  March 26, 2018
Carnival chief executive, Ann Sherry AO, has been named as NOW’s inaugural Patron, with a number of launch ambassadors including Tina Arena, Deborah Mailman, Missy Higgins, Abby Earl, Melinda Schneider, Helen Dallimore, Sarah Blasko, Danielle McCormack ...
NOW Australia, a new campaign looking to end workplace harassment, is calling on you to help
  –  March 26, 2018
The Preatures’ Isabella Manfredi, Missy Higgins, Sarah Blasko, and many others have officially become ambassadors for NOW Australia; a new campaign aiming to end harassment in Australian workplaces. The campaign has started an online crowd-funder ...
Iconic music venue The Basement to close by end of the week
  –  March 26, 2018
Missy Higgins performs at The Basement. Mr Graham also grilled bureaucrats about massive delays in coming up with a strategic plan for Sydney’s night-time economy, and how much money was allocated in NSW to support contemporary music in NSW. The hearing ...
Tracey Spicer Launches Workplace Harassment Initiative NOW
  –  March 25, 2018
Ann Sherry AO is NOW’s inaugural Patron, supported by Launch Ambassadors including Tina Arena, Deborah Mailman, Missy Higgins, Abby Earl, Melinda Schneider, Helen Dallimore, Sarah Blasko, Danielle Cormack, Mahalia Barnes, Michelle Law, Kate Miller-Heidke ...
Tracey Spicer and stars of stage and screen launch NOW initiative to combat sexual harassment
  –  March 25, 2018
The NOW initiative launched a crowdfunding campaign today with the aim of ending sexual harassment in all Australian workplaces, and is backed by the likes of Tina Arena, Deborah Mailman, Missy Higgins and Clare Bowditch. NOW is described as a not-for ...
Tracey Spicer launches Now Australia campaign as Tina Arena joins accusers
  –  March 25, 2018
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View more sharing options Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Close Missy Higgins, Tracey Spicer and Faustina ‘Fuzzy’ Agolley are among the women ...
Time’s Up movement comes to Australia as high-profile women launch NOW Australia
  –  March 24, 2018
Inspired by the #metoo and Time’s Up movements, NOW Australia has recruited Earl and Schneider and stars such as singers Tina Arena, Sarah Blasko, Missy Higgins and Jenny Morris, and actors Deb Mailman, Helen Dallimore, Danielle Cormack and Sacha Horler ...
AFLW grand final plagued by rain
  –  March 24, 2018
(AAP) Torrential rain that swept Melbourne this morning eased at Princes Park as the game got underway but still made conditions tricky. The rain didn't stop the players or the fans but it did put a halt on Missy Higgins' scheduled show.
Bulldogs win thrilling AFLW grand final
  –  March 24, 2018
Brooke Lochland and captain Ellie Blackburn celebrate. The second was the much-billed pre-game entertainment from Missy Higgins was canned. There were further issues, as Champion Data ran into trouble, while host broadcaster Channel Seven’s graphics ...
AFLW Grand Final pre-game entertainment cancelled as decision to play game at Ikon Park causes havoc
  –  March 24, 2018
The pre-match entertainment, Missy Higgins, was cancelled because of the heavy rain, with the AFL fearful of the damage a makeshift stage could cause on the turf. Etihad Stadium was slated as an alternative all week because Brisbane’s AFL team play there ...
Ed Sheeran sings Perfect duet with support act Missy Higgins in Australia
  –  March 22, 2018
Pop star Ed Sheeran asked his Australian opening act Missy Higgins to perform alongside him during the final show of his Australian tour. Sheeran begins his New Zealand tour in Auckland on Saturday night, with three shows planned for Mt Smart Stadium.
Missy Higgins to perform at AFLW Grand Final
  –  March 22, 2018
Australian musician and songwriter Missy Higgins will perform at the 2018 NAB AFL Women’s Grand Final between the Western Bulldogs and Brisbane Lions at Ikon Park on Saturday. The AFL announced this morning that Higgins will perform her current hit ...
Missy Higgins Announced To Perform At AFLW Grand Final This Weekend
  –  March 21, 2018
Fresh off touring with Ed Sheeran, Aussie musician Missy Higgins has just been announced to play at the AFLW Grand Final this Saturday. The game will be held at Ikon Park, Carlton and Triple M will be broadcasting the game from 12.30pm. Sharing the news ...
Missy Higgins to sing at AFLW Grand Final
  –  March 21, 2018
AUSTRALIAN musician Missy Higgins will perform in the lead-up to Saturday afternoon's NAB AFL Women's Grand Final clash between the Western Bulldogs and Brisbane at Ikon Park. The nine-time ARIA Award winner will play Scar and Futon Couch. "I'm thrilled to ...
Sheeran encourages Brisbane crowd to 'Dance like maniacs'
  –  March 20, 2018
“The best way to leave a concert is dripping with sweat, without any voice.” The crowd was warmed-up by Australian singer-songwriter Missy Higgins, before Sheeran came out bang on-time at 8.45pm. His opener, Castle on the Hill, got the crowd going ...
How FIFO activists are doing down Indigenous Australia
  –  March 20, 2018
The campaign was led by wealthy businessmen such as Geoffrey Cousins – who recently organised Bill Shorten an all-expenses paid tour of the Great Barrier Reef where they discussed the Adani project – and celebrities such as Missy Higgins and John Butler.
Missy Higgins was Ed Sheeran’s first crush — now she’s joining him on his Australian stadium tour
  –  February 8, 2018
ED Sheeran has hand-picked his first crush to support him in Australia — Melbourne singer Missy Higgins. Sheeran discovered Higgins’ 2004 album The Sound of White when he holidayed Australia with his parents as a teenager. As well as inspiring him ...

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