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Media Release: Tuesday January 27, 2015

Channel [V] is bringing the uptown funk to Sydney Harbour when superstar DJ Mark Ronson plays a special gig on the Channel [V] Island as the sun sets on Tuesday February 3.

Ronson’s smash hit single “Uptown Funk” featuring Bruno Mars, has spent weeks at number one all around the world, as well as here in Australia, and Channel [V] will be capturing every beat from his one-off Island DJ set to broadcast exclusively on Foxtel.

The English music producer and DJ has a long standing tradition of creating hit songs with funk and flavour using the world’s greatest singers and MCs to perfect his tracks including Amy Winehouse, Boy George, Pharrell Williams, Lily Allen, Daniel Merriweather, and many more.

His 2015 album Uptown Special is his fourth studio album release and has enraptured Ronson fans and critics alike, following on from his incredibly successful and critically acclaimed albums, Record Collection (2010) and Version (2007).

Also recognised globally for his legendary parties, the Island is set to erupt with this exclusive performance. Fans can enter online at for the chance to win tickets and a major prize of flights and accommodation to be on the Channel [V] Island and dance up a storm at [V] ISLAND PARTIES: MARK RONSON.

This is one night you won’t want to miss! If you’re not one of the lucky few to be there in person, don’t worry, you can see the [V] ISLAND PARTIES: MARK RONSON performance on Channel [V] – stay tuned for further details.

Artists that have previously caused havoc on board the Channel [V] Island include international superstars Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Major Lazer, Ed Sheeran, Dizzee Rascal, Steve Aoki and Rudimental, plus many more.

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