ERIK HASSLE – HURTFUL! Released: 20th MayTrivia: Erik recently duetted with fellow top 25-er Agnes – watch them perform together here.Best bits: 1. You don’t know what you got till you’re missing it a lot, I had to go throw it away, I was wrong from the start from the bottom of my heart, I… Continue reading And the no.1 most poptastic single of 2009 is…
The 5th Most Poptastic Single of 2009 Erik Hassle – Don’t Bring Flowers Released: 20th AugustTrivia: Many people have wondered if Erik Hassle is pretty enough to be a popstar, but he’s actually been signed him up to model for a new fashion campaign!Best bits: 1. When I’m gone, who are you to mourn? No,… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2009 – Part 5
The 10th Most Poptastic Single of 2009 BWO – Rise to the Occasion Released: 14th SeptemberTrivia: I actually met all of BWO this year, which was a very exciting moment of course. Read about it here.Best bits: 1. Ooh-woah-oh!2. I will rise to the occasion, I always be there by your side3. When you feel… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2009 – Part 4
The 15th Most Poptastic Single of 2009 Blänk ft. Young Ivy – I’m Going For Your Brother Released: 25th AprilTrivia: This sadly doesn’t seem to have been the super-hit it deserves to be in Sweden, so I suppose it probably won’t ever see a UK release, but we can live in hope.Best bits: 1. I’m… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2009 – Part 3
The 20th Most Poptastic Single of 2009 Darin – Viva La Vida Released: OctoberTrivia: Darin’s debut UK single, Breathing Your Love, will now be released on the 24th of January, but perhaps Viva La Vida would be a good choice for single no.2 – it was no.1 for weeks in Sweden, after all!Best bits: 1.… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2009 – Part 2
The 25th Most Poptastic Single of 2009 Tinchy Stryder ft. N-Dubz – Number One Released: 20th AprilTrivia: Shaznay Lewis was in an N-Dubz video before they were famous.Best bits: 1. You lift me up off the ground, I always want you around2. I don’t understand how you’re number one3. It’s funny how you actually went… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2009 – Part 1
Backstreet Boys – If I Knew Then (Listen)When I got the new BSB album I gave it one listen and decided it was all boring, apart from the Max Martin song and the two by RedOne, so I was very surprised when the third single was not the incredible unreleased RedOne track, All of My… Continue reading New Pop on the Block
She may have been unknown to even the biggest pop fans at the start of this year, but since then everything’s gone pretty well for Daisy Coburn, also known as Daisy Dares You. In the same year that Daisy turned 16, she was subject to a major label bidding war and became every wannabe pop… Continue reading Daisy’s Gonna Dare You
I’ll be back with my predictions for 2010 at the start of January but for now here are a few acts who probably won’t make it onto any of the ‘sound of 2010’ lists, but I think they will be worth keeping an eye on anyway. The DudettesThis Norwegian girl band’s influences range from Lykke… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?
There was surprisingly little to choose from this month, but here are my top 20 favourite singles of November. I know Caught in the Crowd isn’t a new song, but I forgot to include it when it first entered the Australian charts, so took its re-entry as excuse to include it now. 1. Kate Miller-Heidke… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!