My top 20 singles of July… 1. Beyoncé – The Best I Never Had2. Taylor Swift – Sparks Fly3. Vincent – The Moment I Met You4. Neon Hitch – Bad Dog5. Pixie Lott – All About Tonight6. Stellar Project ft. Emelie Norenberg – Strong7. Martin Rolinski – Blame It On A Decent Matter8. Britney Spears… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
SOL/Stat & Orchestra LiveFinally the two best sides of Sweden’s music industry have come together. Max Martin has produced an indie-pop song! As with every area of music Max turns his hand to, he brings a fresh take on it and makes it accessible for a wider audience. Unlike most of his hits Say Hello… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?
Priscilla Renea’s recording career started so well. She put out an EP including the cutest pop song of 2009, I Fell In Love. She then revealed her proper debut single, Dollhouse, and I absolutely loved it. I couldn’t wait for her album to be released. Unfortunately when the album actually came along, it was terribly… Continue reading Alternate Universe Albums: Priscilla Renea
I just received the most exciting e-mail of the year so far: CAROLINA LIAR ARE BACK!!!! They posted the music video for their new single, the first from album two, online this week. Here it is: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo0qboohM5Q&w=450&h=280] On first listen it’s not quite Show Me What I’m Looking For levels of amazingness but it’s… Continue reading We so excited!
I just read the news that the lovely and extremely talented Joe McElderry has signed a new record deal. It’s great news that his career is not over, but sad that due to a massive misjudgement of his audience by his previous label, he now has to release an album of ‘classic hits’ (Nessum Dorma… Continue reading Alternate Universe Albums: Joe McElderry
Midnight RedAs top contenders Mindless Behaviour have sadly so far failed to set the charts alight, the search for this generation’s American boyband continues. Midnight Red are the latest contenders, and they’re attempting to align themselves with boyband legends of the past to get their foot in the door as they’re the support act for… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?
Olly Murs ft. Rizzle Kicks – Heart Skips A Beat (Listen)My admiration for Rizzle Kicks (despite their music not being my typical choice) is well documented but I never expected them to rise to fame off the back of an Olly Murs collaboration. I doubt it’s what they had in mind, either. However they are… Continue reading New Pop on the Block
Here’s what Google knows about them so far: 1. They’re called WooWoos. There doesn’t seem to be a The involved.2. One of the members is Tasie Dhanraj, a 19-year-old actress from the Nickelodeon kids’ show House of Anubis.3. Another member is Nicky Mac, also 19, who has been singing with rather good dance group Cicada… Continue reading There’s a new girlband in town!
Here are my top 25 favourite singles of June 2011… 1. Cher Lloyd – Swagger Jagger2. Selena Gomez – Love You Like a Love Song3. Parade – Perfume4. Bastille – Flaws5, Breanne Düren – Gold Mine6. Talay Riley – Make You Mine7. Simple Plan feat. Natasha Bedingfield – Jet Lag8. Bastille – Icarus9. Adele –… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
Since finding out about the original Dutch version of The Voice I’ve been fascinated by this new talent show format. I have thoroughly enjoyed the first US series which finished this week. Now I absolutely cannot wait for the UK version, first to find out who the judges will be (since they have to sing… Continue reading The Voice UK: My Predictions