Macklemore pledges donation to the 'Yes' campaign

Fans are pouring in to ANZ Stadium in Sydney ahead of a David vs. Goliath NRL Grand Final

Fans are pouring in to ANZ Stadium in Sydney ahead of a David vs. Goliath NRL Grand Final

Immigration minister Peter Dutton has said the NRL should also allow a same-sex marriage "no" campaign song at the Grand Final this weekend, alongside a planned performance of United States rapper Macklemore's 2012 hit "Same Love".

Malcolm Turnbull insists the vast majority of Australians have dealt with the same-sex marriage survey civilly and respectfully - including Tony Abbott.

Macklemore has been pulled into the national marriage equality debate after it became known he would be performing the pro-marriage equality track at the NRL grand final.

Same Love recently returned to the top of Australia's iTune charts in the wake of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling for the song to be censored.

"I think we need more love songs, not less", he said.

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"I want to donate my portion of the proceeds from Same Love that I get off of that record here in Australia to voting yes", he told Nine.

Cowboys fans carrying big heads of their favourite stars including the human bowling ball Jason Taumalolo have been seen in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct since the early afternoon

Responding to the controversy Thursday, Macklemore said on an United States radio show he was "going harder" in response to the anger around his performance.

Earlier this week, Mr Abbott's own daughter Frances Abbott appeared in an advert for the Yes campaign.

But numerous conservative politicians and even a few former rugby players are adamantly against the performance, with former player Tony Wall starting a petition which had gained more than 14,000 signatures as of Friday.

'Pink, who's one of my favourite artists, I think she's a wonderfully talented singer released a song condeming George Bush and I didn't much like that at the time, but I didn't think it should be banned from radio, ' he said. "It is absolutely ridiculous", Senator Hanson told Channel Seven.

Currently, same-sex marriage is not legal but the government will use the results to make their decision on whether or not they will be holding a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage later this year, according to Business Insider.

"I think people have had up to here with the same-sex marriage issue".

Macklemore has indicated he will donate his Australian earnings from his hit song Same Love to the "yes" campaign.

Macklemore pledges recent 'Same Love' earnings in Australia to Yes Campaign
Results of the postal vote, estimated to cost $120 million, are non-binding, and expected to be released on November 15. Alex Greenwich, co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality, took to Twitter to praise to thank the rapper.

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