MUSICINFLUENCERSMOVIESGAMINGFASHIONAUDIOSPORTSNEWSCONTENTMEMES

MUSIC

A year of Juxtapositions celebrated new artists, old ones returning and scandals aplenty.

MUSIC

1. LIL NAS X BLOWS UP

2. THE TRIAL OF R.KELLY

3. THE LARGEST VIRTUAL GIG EVER

4. LIZZO TAUGHT US TO LOVE OURSELVES

5. BILLIE BECOMES QUEEN OF THE TEEN

6. TIK TOK GOES MAINSTREAM

7. TRUMPED UP CHARGES FOR A$AP

8. MY CHEMICAL REUNION

9. KPOP WINS THE GRAMMY'S

10. WE LEFT NEVERLAND

INFLUENCERS

Influencers continue to push the limits on social platforms – from controversies to sponsored spam to *gasp* no visible likes, social media and its many stars has kept us on our toes in 2019.

influencers

1. LIKES LOSE THE LOVE

2. KAYLA BECOMES A STRONG MUM

3. RYAN’s REVIEWS RACK UP THE RICHES

4. TAMMY IS A PERFECT 10 (MIL FOLLOWERS)

5. AN AMBITIOUS #SPON SCHEME

6. KARDASHIANS KLAP BACK AT JORDY

7. EMMA LITERALLY MAKES THE TIME 100

8. JAMES CHARLES IS #CANCELLED

9. NO FLUKE FOR LIL NAS X'S SONG OF THE YEAR

10. A 50-YEAR OLD BROKE INSTA & HIT 20MIL FOLLOWERS IN 30 DAYS

MOVIES

2019 was a great year for movie releases & not only in cinema. With 2 of the biggest movie franchises ever releasing new films the year was dominated by superhero & villain movies alongside some classic remakes/sequels.

movies

1. THE AVENGERS FINALLY ENDED

2. STAR WARS

3. BEYONCE STOLE THE
SHOW

BEYONCé STOLE THE SHOW

Despite being a story line we’re all very familiar with, following in the footprints of Jungle Book & Beauty and the Beast this remake grossed $64m at box office with $20m of this racking up on the opening weekend. We can definitely expect more remakes to come in 2020.

4. MORE LOVE FOR POWERFUL FEMALES : captain marvel

5. JOAQUIN STOLE THE CROWN FROM HEATH

6. FROZEN 2

7. Netflix’s THE KING

8. tarantino’s 9th film

9. JESSE PINKMAN'S STORY IS WRAPPED UP

10. THE BOYS WERE BACK IN TOWN

GAMING

A year of nostalgia and ground breaking momentum. Gaming continued to push the boundaries of entertainment.

Gaming

1. POLITICS INVADES ESPORTS

2. BACK TO THE CLASSICS

3. HOLLYWOOD TO HARD DRIVE

4. A RETURN TO MODERN WARFARE

5. A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE WITH STADIA

6. ESPORTS LEGITIMISED

7. HALF LIFE: ALYX

8. THE FLOODGATES OPEN FOR STREAMING

9. AN UNLIKELY CHAMPION

10. ESPORTS AUDIENCES SEE RECORD GROWTH

FASHION

2019 was the year of the comeback. What was out is back in, as we embraced comfort and practicality.

fashion

1.ETHICALLY CHIC

2. EVERY FESTIVAL CHANNELLED BURNING MAN FASHION

3. DADCORE MADE YA DAD COOL AGAIN

4. THE 90'S CAME BACK

4.GORPCORE SHOWED SOME UPPER CLASS FLEX

6.WE ALL HAD A BOSS LADY MOMENT WITH BLAZERS

7. BUCKET HATS BOUNCED BACK TO MAKE SUNSMART COOL

8. BIKE SHORTS RODE BACK INTO OUR WARDROBES

9. TINY BAGS GOT BIG AGAIN

10. UGLY SHOES ARE HERE TO STAY

BOOKS

NEED DESC

books

1. booker prize judges break tradition

2. from westeros to new zealand

3. Obamas summer reading list

4. ‘THE GOLDFINCH’ BIGGEST BOX-OFFICE FLOP OF THE YEAR

5. Happy 50th Birthday

6. ELTONS FAREWELL BONANZA

7. sequel to handmaid’s tale does not disappoint

8. second volume of ‘the Book of Dust’ trilogy has landed

9. Another f*cking self help book

GLASSES

AUDIO

Never ending news coverage for Audio in 2019 as the two undisputed champions of Radio found themselves in hot water again, and the trials & investigations of true crime podcasts continue to develop.

AUDIO

1. THE TRIAL OF CHRIS DAWSON BEGINS

2. THE FINAL STRAW FOR ALAN JONES... ALMOST

3. HAMISH & ANDY PODCAST KINGS

4. KYLE BEING KYLE

5. WHO THE HELL IS HAMISH

6. WILLIAM TYRELL'S INQUEST

7. MATTY JOHNS AND THE TEAM

8. THE LADY VANISHES

9. TRANSCENED TO THE SILVER SCREEN

9. TRANSCENED TO THE SILVER SCREEN

SPORTS

2019 was the year of the sporting comeback. Whether it was the number one of yesteryear winning the green jacket or an underdog indigenous AFL player at the G – this year was packed with underdogs and high odd winners.

sports

1. RETURN OF A MASTER

2. FROM CRICKET TO CLAY: WORLD NUMBER ONE AFTER FIVE YEARS OUT

3. STEVE SMITH RISES FROM THE ASHES

4. RAIDERS VIKING CLAP INTO THEIR FIRST GRANDFINAL IN 25 YEARS

5. FROM LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN TO TEAHuPOO CHAMPION

6. UNITD

7. MATILDAS KICK A GOAL FOR EQUAL PAY

8. USA WOMENS TEAM TRUMPS POLITICS

9. KIPCHOGE OUTRUNS THE CLOCK

10. MARLEN PICKETT’S SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE COMEs WITH TWO GF WINS

NEWS

‘Oh how the mighty have fallen’ 2019 was a year of interrogation that rocked many institutions, yet also saw some Australian’s rise against the odds

news

1. FEDERAL ELECTION

2. BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION

3. CARDINAL GEORGE PELL CONVICTED OF CHILD SEX ABUSE

4. AUSTRALIA BATTLES CATASTROPHIC BUSHFIRES

5. THE PRINCE ANDREW TV INTERVIEW

6. THE BARTY PARTY

7. ISRAEL FOLAU'S HOMOPHOBIC COMMENTS GET HIM SACKED

8.TAYLA KICKS UP A STORM

9. BLACK FRIDAY SALES FINALLY TAKE-OFF IN AUSTRALIA

10. CLIMBING ULURU - BANNED

CONTENT

2019 was the year of the crash. Franchises ending, reality TV peaking, and the crashing of new cultural phenomenons onto the scene.

CONTENT

1. WINTER CAME

2. BOGANS MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT

3. AUSTRALIA MASTERS LEGO

4. THINGS GOT STRANGER

5. FYRE FESTIVAL LIT UP

6. THE BOYS F*CKED-UP SUPERHEROES

7. PEOPLE SUNG IN MASKS

8. MASTERCHEFS LEFT THE KITCHEN

9. CHERNOBYL BLEW UP (AGAIN)

10. Q&A GOT SILENCED

MEMES

2019 saw memes enter the mainstream, acting as a major cultural propellant in music, entertainment and politics. TikTok’s rise triggered an explosion in meme culture, offering a new platform to remix and distribute content.

memes

1. AREA 51

2. TAKE ONE FOR THE TEAM

3. OK BOOMER

4. #BIRDBOX

5. #yeehaw

6. #EGGGANG

7. 30-50 FERAL HOGS

8. #HARIBOCHALLENGE

9. RISE N SHINE

10. RESPECT THE DRIP KAREN