AMY SHARK POPS IN TO SAY ‘ HI!’
Aussie songstress Amy Shark stormed sto last year’s ARIAS, taking home Album of the Year, Best Female Artist and an Best Pop Release. And now the 32-year-old Isaidhi singer, who’s touring the country in May, is cool with the kids too – scoring a nominee for Favourite Music Maker at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Here, she tells NW all about her glam new life and the celebs she’s bumped into along the way way! Are you super excited to be nomnominated for this Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award? I’m very excited for the A Awards! Kids are the best gauge of whether you have a really good song on y your hands or not. It’s true – kids are so honest! You’vey been doing a lot of appearances in
the States lately. Is your big goal to crack the US? I’ve been touring the US a lot, it’s a massive mas beast and I’d love to be able to play music there for the rest of m my life. The Tonight Show Were you nervous appearing on with Jimmy Fallon and those big shows? I was nervous, I was lucky that I got to play [ The Late Late Show with] James Corden before Fallon, so I kind kin of knew the drill but the nerves were still there for sure. sure Did you bumpbum into any celebs backstage? At James Corden I met Kim Kardashian and Ludacris. When Whenw was the last time you were starstruck? Meeting Nicole Kidman at the ARIA awards last year. Who wwould your dream celebrity collaboration bewibewith? Post Malone. Do yyou get recognised on the street a lot? Does
that bother you? Every now and then. If I have the topk topknot a lot more, but if I just have a hat on a lot less less. I love it when people come and say hello. Are you currently working on your next album? Well, Wel wouldn’t you like to know! I’m always working on something. s I can’t give too much away but there’s the always something cooking in the kitchen.
Who’s Wh your celebrity crush? I’ve never really gotten over ove Marky Mark. You’ve You worked with Jack Antonoff, who’s worked
with Lorde and Taylor Swift – how was that? Jack was great g to work with, he’s a mastermind – he knows his wa way around the studio with his eyes shut. He’s a very c clever, interesting human being. Did itmitmake you nervous working with him knowing
the other singers he’s previously produced? I was lucky that I got to tour with him first, so that kind of broke the ice and we became beca friends first. Do you get homeho to Oz much these days? I’m home whenever I can be home! Right R now I love touring my album, so my home is airports and tou tour buses. Are you sick of perfoperforming I Said Hi yet? No way. I wrote and recorded all my song songs because I’m proud of them, so whenever I get the chance to p perform any of them it’s a real treat for me. I am however lookin looking forward to performing a few new songs, including my new s single Mess Her Up. Your signature lookloo is quite dressed down – have you had any music bosses trytrying to get you to glam up? I think people are really accepting o of who I am and what I’m about. There is no point in trying to change me. What is your TV guilty pleasure? Anything to do with real-life crime. What’s the laslast show you binged? Dirty John. Are you still pinching yourself over your success? Yes, every day. I’m very blessed.
The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards premieres 5.30pm Monday March 25 on Nickelodeon