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ARN expands KIIS network drive show

Monday 15 June, 2015

Australian Radio Network (ARN) has announced the KIIS Networks Drive Show, Hughesy & Kate, will be driving listeners home nationally with their addition on Perth’s 96FM from 4pm on June 22.

Today’s announcement comes hot on the heels of Hughesy & Kate taking out the #1FM* network drive position.

Tears as Kyle and Jackie O pull off dream wedding

Friday 27 March, 2015
When KIIS 1065’s Kyle & Jackie O surprised struggling young Sydney couple Kya and Matt Debono by giving them a dream wedding, worth $80,000, the couple thought things couldn’t get any better.

But Kyle & Jackie, who were among the wedding guests today, had one more surprise.

Kya and Matt had chosen ‘Thinking Out Loud’, their favourite song, as the first dance as husband and wife but they never imagined Ed Sheeran himself would stop by the reception to perform it for them and there wasn’t a dry eye.

KISS airplay down sharply on all stations since Triple M ban: AirCheck data

Monday 18 August, 2014

Unless you’ve been caving over the weekend or your music tastes start and end with medieval madrigals, you would have heard about the intemperate comments made by  KISS bassist Gene Simmons who told depression sufferers: ‘F*** You! Kill Yourself’ 

Gene Simmons apologises, deletes twitter account as Kiss song ban grows

Saturday 16 August, 2014

In a message posted on the Kiss website Gene Simmons has apologised for his comments about depression.

"I was wrong and in the spur of the moment made remarks that in hindsight were made without regard for those who truly suffer the struggles of depression. I sincerely apologize..."

Kiss songs banned by Triple M: 'We won't play this dickhead's music'

Saturday 16 August, 2014

Gene Simmons tells depression sufferers: ‘F*** You! Kill Yourself’

Reacting to Simmons' comments, Head of Triple M, Mike Fitzpatrick, has removed all Kiss tracks from Triple M's nationwide playlist.

Fitzpatrick said on the Triple M website:

Kiss and KIIS to co-exist, as legal battle ends

Thursday 27 February, 2014

Late last year radioinfo covered the ongoing legal battle between Kiss FM in Melbourne and the ARN's new KIIS FM in Sydney.

Today, ARN has released a statement confirming that the two stations have reached a mutual and confidential agreement and will both continue to broadcast under their respective names. No more information of the agreement is available at this point.

The statement appears below:

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