Future Pop is a weekly email featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Monday. Then read on, listen up and make sure you tweet me @poptastic to let me know what you think of my picks! Future Stars… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #11)
Here are my songs of the day from this week, originally posted on Tumblr. We Were Evergreen – Penguins & Moonboots Ash Koley – Apple of My Eye DJ Fresh ft. RitaOra – Hot Right Now Talay Riley – Fairytale Ariana Grande – Put Your Hearts Up Ashley Tisdale – How Do You Love Someone… Continue reading My Songs of the Week
Note: This competition is now closed and the winner is… Michael Richardson whose fave popstar was Cher Lloyd – correct answer! Super-cool fashion store Truffle Shuffle are sponsoring This Must Be Pop Live on January 17th, and they’ve even been so kind as to give me a £50 voucher to give away to one of… Continue reading Win a £50 voucher from Truffle Shuffle!
Here’s some of the gossip I’ve picked up on my travels around Planet Pop this week! Spotted watching The Saturdays at Wembley: Parade, MNEK and Jay from S Club Juniors. Another former Junior, Aaron, was one of the dancers! According to reliable pop blogger Trixie this year’s X Factor single was almost With Every Heartbeat by… Continue reading The Gossip
As you may have heard, This Must Be Pop Live is returning on January 17th and so far scheduled to perform and make the night poptastic we have Oh My! and Katie Sky. Now it’s time to announce the third and final act, therefore completing the line-up… LUMINITES! I introduced Luminites, a new mixed-gender pop… Continue reading The full line-up for This Must Be Pop Live is announced!
Click here for part one of this discussion, where I talk about the effect illegal downloading has had on the music industry and how the major labels have responded. Illegal downloading is a problem that all record labels and artists have had to face, but what has really challenged the major labels’ dominance is the… Continue reading Popping The Question: Can The Major Labels Survive In The Internet Age? (Part Two)
It’s amazing to think about how the music industry has transformed in my lifetime. I first got into music at around the age of ten. I bought cassette singles from Our Price, was a religious reader of Smash Hits and watched Top of the Pops every week. Thirteen years later none of those things exist,… Continue reading Popping The Question: Can The Major Labels Survive In The Internet Age? (Part One)
Hello and welcome to the tenth Future Pop mailer from This Must Be Pop! Sign up here for the weekly email featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. So read on, listen up and make sure you tweet me @poptastic to let me know what you think of… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #10)
A few years ago I posted a Christmas mixtape here including all my fave festive pop songs. Since the link no longer works I’ve brought it into 2011 by creating a Spotify playlist. Click here to listen Tracklisting: 1. Britney Spears – My Only Wish This Year2. Darren Hayes – Last Christmas3. Hanson – Christmas… Continue reading A Very Poptastic Christmas!
Last week I revealed that This Must Be Pop Live will be returning on January 17th, and the headline act on the night will be girl duo Oh My!. They are currently playing huge arenas on The Saturdays tour so this could be the last chance to see them up close and personal! Now it’s… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: The Next Act Announced!