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Kate DeAraugo

Kate DeAraugo. Whatever happens from here, it's a name you won't forget any time soon. Kate DeAraugo - Our new Australian Idol.

Suddenly, all of Australia knows a lot about 20-year-old Kate DeAraugo. More than just a name, it feels as if a nation has fallen for her voice, her poise, her character. We've met her family, we know where she grew up. Her face is everywhere - television, the front pages of newspapers, magazines.

However, now begins a whole new journey for Kate. This is where it gets real. So forget what you think you know about Kate DeAraugo. Close your eyes, clear your mind and listen anew.

As for that earlier journey, Kate says there's a videotape...

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Talent Show Winners -- Is It A Curse To Win?

18 June 2013 0 comments

In the light of Harrison Craig’s massive win on TV show The Voice last night, it got us thinking…do ...

Kate DeAraugo Reveals Her Liposuction Hell

28 November 2011 0 comments

Former Australian Idol winner Kate DeAraugo has revealed she underwent full body lipsuction in a...

Kate DeAraugo Joins Jenny Craig!

14 January 2008 0 comments

Kate DeAraugo of the 'Australian Idol' spawned group The Young Divas has announced she has joined...

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Ash London

Ash is vivacious and energetic with an infectious passion for all things music. Having presented shows on Channel TEN, Ash is currently also hosting Channel Eleven's weekend music show The Loop.

Ash joins Angus O'Loughlin as co-host, who joined Take 40 in August 2013 and added "It's like who's going to be the next Dr. Who (well maybe not) but this is big news and big thrill to be part of something so large."

Angus O'Loughlin

Take 40 welcomed Angus O'Loughlin to the show in 2013, joining the nation's longest running and most respected music chart show Take 40 Australia.

Currently also hosting Today Network's 'The Bump', Angus' cheeky sense of humour and passion for music makes him the perfect complement to the Take 40 brand.