Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O join forces with Ray Hadley to urge Australians to get vaccinated

Their professional rivalry recently peaked when KIIS FM overtook 2GB in the breakfast radio ratings.

But Ray Hadley put aside his differences with Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson, by inviting his FM rivals onto his 2GB program to play Kyle’s pro-vaccination jingle Get Vaxxed Baby.

Hadley reminded his listeners, ‘I think it’s important that people who listen to all radio networks, whether AM or FM, get the message that we need to get vaccinated.’

Weapons down: Ray Hadley (left) put aside his differences with Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson (right), by inviting his FM rivals onto his 2GB program to play Kyle’s pro-vaccination jingle

Sandilands, 50, revealed he penned the song, which he performs to the tune of 90s guilty pleasure Ice Ice Baby, after realising ‘everything great in Australia, [from our] cricket team to Bing Lee’ had a successful jingle. 

Jackie even conceded that she had been reluctant to get the jab before Kyle’s track convinced her. 

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Kyle and Jackie overtook 2GB in the breakfast ratings for the first time ever in the last survey.

They narrowly beat Hadley’s colleague Ben Fordham to become the best-rated breakfast show across both AM and FM bandwidths.

Swayed: Jackie even conceded that she had been reluctant to get the jab before Kyle’s track convinced her

Sandilands released his incredibly catchy jingle, designed to urge Australians to get the Covid-19 vaccine, on Thursday.

Speaking on The Kyle and Jackie O Show, Sandilands said the jaunty clip would ‘save the world’ after stating that Australia had become a ‘laughing stock’ due to its low vaccination rate.

He then played a hilarious recording of his song, which was a rap to Vanilla Ice’s 1990 hit Ice Ice Baby with the lyrics adjusted to spread a pro-vaccine message.

A jingle to ‘save the world’: Radio presenter Kyle Sandilands has released an incredibly catchy jingle to urge all Australians to get the Covid-19 vaccine 

‘I’m a bit nervous, I feel this is exactly what Guy Sebastian feels before he releases a song to the world. It’s giving my art to everyone,’ Kyle said, introducing the track.

‘Get vaxxed, baby,’ Kyle, who has had two doses of the jab, then whispered on the track, much to the amusement of his co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson. 

‘Alright stop, vaccinate and listen. We are back with a brand new injection. Someone, grabbed a hold of you tightly rolled up your sleeves, daily or nightly,’ he rapped.

Brilliant: ‘Get vaxxed, baby,’ Kyle, who has had two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, was first heard whispering on the track – much to the amusement of his co-host Jackie ‘O’ Henderson

‘Will this ever stop, yo, we don’t know – but stuck in lockdown really blows.’

As Jackie roared in delight, he continued: ‘Too many people thinks vax is a scandal, take two shots and Covid’s cancelled!

‘Pfizer, or AstraZeneca… hmmm… what rhymes with AstraZeneca? Oh yeah, America! One of the hundred places you can travel to.

‘So just relax, lay down your tinfoil hats and just get vaxxed, so we can go back to the old ways – shaking hands, kissing strangers all day!’

Jackie was quick to call the rap ‘brilliant’, and Kyle received a round of applause from the KIIS FM crew for his efforts.

He also revealed the anthem would be getting its very own music video, set for release at 5pm on Thursday.

Coming soon: He also revealed the anthem would be getting its very own music video, set for release at 5pm on Thursday 

‘Being in media, my whole life – I know how to get a message across. It’s not hard. I want people to vaccinate themselves,’ Kyle said. 

‘We are the laughing stock of the world. People are losing their lives, not just from this virus. It’s bulls**t.’

‘The only way Australians will respond to anything is with a jingle.’

Kyle is one of many high-profile Aussies to have had the jab, with others including Russell Crowe, Karl Stefanovic and Andy Lee.  

All jabbed up: Kyle is one of many high-profile Aussies to have had the jab, with others including Russell Crowe (pictured), Karl Stefanovic and Andy Lee

The latest advice on Covid-19 vaccines in Australia 

* Pfizer recommended for people aged 16 to 60

* AstraZeneca recommended for people aged over 60

* Age ranges based on relative risk between getting the AstraZeneca vaccine and developing blood clots known as thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS)

* Official expert medical advice does not stop someone under 60 from getting AstraZeneca jab if they want

* GPs can provide AstraZeneca to adults under 60 if Pfizer is not available, the benefits are likely to outweigh the risks for that person, and they make an informed choice

* Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who has had Pfizer, says no one under 60 should get AstraZeneca

* West Australian Premier Mark McGowan says people under 40 should not get AstraZeneca

* NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who has had two doses of AstraZeneca, says people should decide based on advice from their GP

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison says people should follow their GP’s advice

* His government has provided GPs with a no-fault indemnity scheme and offered people Medicare cover for vaccine consultations

* Thousands of people under 60 have followed the PM’s advice and booked in for AstraZeneca jabs with their GP

WHAT IS THE RISK FOR UNDER 60s?

* For 18-29s, the risk of a TTS blood clot is 1.9 per 100,000 AstraZeneca jabs

* For 30-39s, it is 1.6/100,000

* For 40-49s, it is 5/100,000

* For 50-59s it is 2.7/100,000

WHAT ARE THE SIDE-EFFECTS OF COVID-19 VACCINATION?

* Common side effects of vaccination include fatigue, headache, body aches and fever

* Severity of illness due to TTS (which has affected 64 Australians so far) ranges from mild blood clotting to fatal cases

* Half of TTS cases in Australia have been discharged from hospital

* One in four have been more serious and required treatment in intensive care, and two people have died

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