Here are my top 20 favourite singles of February 2012: Cher Lloyd ft. Astro – Want U Back Nicki Minaj – Starships A*M*E ft. Bartoven – City Lights Darin – Nobody Knows Loreen – Euphoria Charlotte Perrelli – The Girl Danny – Amazing Mimi Oh – Det går för långsamt Aura Dione ft. Rock Mafia… Continue reading Top of the Poptastic!
IM5This project has been threatening to happen for a few years and finally it’s here: My least favourite person on the internet (except for maybe paedophiles) Perez Hilton is launching a boyband, and Simon Fuller is apparently having some kind of midlife crisis as he’s agreed to also put his name to it. Individually some… Continue reading The Next Big Thing?
Future Pop is the weekly email featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. Sign up here then read on, listen up and make sure you tweet me @poptastic to let me know what you think of my picks! Future Stars AlunaGeorge AlunaGeorge are Aluna and George,… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #19)
Can you recognise these album covers? As you can see, I have artistically covered up anything that would give it away too much with pink and orange stars! Leave your answers in the comments box below. The correct answers can be found here. And here are the answers from last week: Astro – X Factor… Continue reading Sunday night quiz: Guess the album cover!
Inspired by Alexander Bard’s comments that only the “genetically chosen few” have the talent to write a great pop song, I have been thinking about the never-ending tug of war between artists and record labels over how much control the performer should have over their own music and career decisions. It’s a complex question because… Continue reading Popping The Question: How Much Control Should An Artist Have Over Their Own Career?
For the latest in my series of interviews with great pop songwriters and producers, I got the chance to ask a few questions to one of my all time favourites. Alexander Bard is well known in his home of Sweden and by pop fans around the world as a member of the groups Army of… Continue reading Thank You For The Music: Alexander Bard
It’s time to announce the final act set to perform at next month’s This Must Be Pop Live alongside A*M*E and Queen of Hearts. And they are… THE FACE! The Face are a three piece pop group who will be making their live debut at This Must Be Pop Live in March. The band is… Continue reading This Must Be Pop Live: The line-up is complete!
It’s been more than four months now since I started up Future Pop, so let’s see how the artists I’ve featured so far have been getting on… A*M*E has released her first music video and will be performing at the next This Must Be Pop Live! Rita Ora is currently at no.1 with Hot Right… Continue reading Future Pop: Time for a catch-up!
Future Pop is a weekly email featuring the hottest new pop songs and artists that you need to know about. Sign up here then read on, listen up and make sure you tweet me @poptastic to let me know what you think of my picks! Future Stars Becky G (Kemosabe/Sony/RCA) Not all songwriters are capable… Continue reading This Must Be Pop brings you Future Pop! (Issue #18)
Can you remember which talent shows these stars first found fame on? Leave your answers in the comments box below! The correct answers can be found here. And here are the answers from last week: Bobak – Another Level, Melody – Pussycat Dolls, LaTavia – Destiny’s Child, Aaron – V, Molly – The Faders, Drew… Continue reading Sunday Night Quiz: Guess the talent show!