NOVA RULES AIR­WAVES AS BREKKIE TRIO RE­GAIN CROWN

The Courier-Mail - - CONFIDENTIAL -

WOMEN spread­ing their wings and soar­ing was the theme of ac­cep­tance speech, and out­fit, at the Glam­our Women of the Year Awards.

The Aussie star wore a black tiered Dior gown, an em­broi­dered illustration of a woman with wings stretch­ing across the bust.

Di­rec­tor who worked with Kid­man on The Be­guiled, pre­sented the award, with the Os­car win­ner im­me­di­ately draw­ing at­ten­tion to her friend’s work.

“That women there is an ex­am­ple to all of you who want to be fe­male di­rec­tors that you can do it. Sofia is fe­male power,” Kid­man said.

She also used her speech to thank hus­band (pic­tured with her), who ac­com­pa­nied her to the cer­e­mony in Brook­lyn’s Kings The­atre. “I’m a sis­ter, I’m a mother, daugh­ter, I’m a wife, I’m a ca­reer woman … I’m a mother to four lov­ing chil­dren, daugh­ter of a for­mi­da­ble mother and fa­ther and wife of a truly good man. It is who I am, why I’m stand­ing here tonight.”

Mean­while, Ur­ban re­vealed his wife sang back­ing vo­cals on his sin­gle, Fe­male, which he de­buted at the CMA Awards last week. NOVA’S and have re­gained Bris­bane’s break­fast ra­dio crown fol­low­ing a tur­bu­lent year at the top. The pop­u­lar trio (pic­tured) top­pled ABC Bris­bane’s reign­ing ra­dio king to take top spot in the lat­est ra­dio sur­vey with a whop­ping 14.4 per cent au­di­ence share. Nova swept the lat­est sur­vey re­sults, re­leased yes­ter­day, with win­ning the morn­ings, out­go­ing pre­sen­ter tak­ing af­ter­noons and na­tional trio and smash­ing the drive slot. “Bris­bane is one of the tough­est ra­dio mar­kets in the coun­try which is why I’m so proud of Nova be­ing No. 1 since Sur­vey 2,” Nova Bris­bane boss said. “This has been one of our strong­est years in the past six.” The sta­tion’s break­fast team was the only one to re­main un­changed amid the brekkie ra­dio shake-up last year that saw switch to Triple M, to be re­placed by

at 97.3; Craig Zonca re­placed ABC’s and joined the Hit 105 team.

“The boys have been to­gether for over 10 years now and lis­ten­ers can tell that their friend­ship is real,” Walk­er­den said.

Zonca, who has won four of the six sur­veys in his first year re­plac­ing veteran host How­son, slipped 0.6 points to come in sec­ond with a 12.6 per cent au­di­ence share, the best of the AM break­fast shows. Hit 105’s and

were the big­gest movers and shak­ers in the sev­enth sur­vey of the year, gain­ing 1.3 points to take third spot with a 10.6 per cent au­di­ence share, edg­ing out 97.3’s Bianca, and in fourth po­si­tion by 0.2 per cent. Triple M’s – with

hav­ing now re­placed Ed Kavalee – con­tin­ued a down­ward slide, drop­ping 0.9 points to com­mand just a 9.2 per cent share of the Bris­bane au­di­ence.

Nova’s Kate, Tim and Marty took the No. 1 FM drive spot in Bris­bane with a mam­moth 17.2 per cent au­di­ence share com­pared to Hit 105’s and with 12.3 per cent. and

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