Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. This week’s playlist features five future hit singles by female solo artists. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw0LjVTuPux9crImUlg2o0o-Ai9Km7rAw] Tracklisting: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea – Pretty Girls Taylor Swift – Bad Blood Rihanna – Bitch Better Have My Money Florence + The Machine – Ship To Wreck Ella Eyre… Continue reading Future Hits: Single Ladies
The 10th Most Poptastic Single of 2013 Megan & Liz – Release You That balloon hand must be inconvenient Released: 4th June (USA) Writers: Savan Kotecha, Johan Schuster, Megan Mace, Elizabeth Mace Trivia: When I first wrote about this song, I suggested it was wasted on an unknown act like Megan & Liz, who lack… Continue reading The 25 Most Poptastic Singles of 2013 – Part 4
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. This week’s Future Hits playlist features five lead singles from upcoming albums which I think will be big hits. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw0LjVTuPux9WuLK7dklF3Tjr5g3tv6WU] Tracklisting: Britney Spears – Work Bitch Conor Maynard – R U Crazy Lawson – Juliet James Arthur – You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You… Continue reading Future Hits: Take The Lead
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. It’s that time of year already: Which song, which no-one will ever listen to again (except on Magic TV each December), will be Christmas no. 1 for 2012? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw0LjVTuPux_uE3LPrBW_ySMhAz26wFW9] Tracklisting: James Arthur – Impossible The Justice Collective – He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother… Continue reading Future Hits: Christmas No. 1 Contenders
I wrote yesterday about the new US series of The Voice, but the talent show I’m enjoying the most right now is X Factor USA. The first live show took place last night and it was a total contrast to the current UK series as I was watching to decide who would be my favourite,… Continue reading X Factor USA 2012: The first live show reviewed
Recently I’ve been wading through the inexplicably epic biography, Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell by Tom Bower. It’s the same book that revealed Simon’s relationship with Dannii Minogue, but I’m not interested in his personal life. I’m just here for the pop gossip, and luckily there’s lots of it! I thought I’d… Continue reading Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell – I read it so you don’t have to!
In celebration of the unexpected but extremely welcome return of Britney Spears’ brain, this week’s quiz is dedicated to the Princess of Pop. Can you fill in the missing words in these Britney lyrics? Leave your answers in the comments box below. 1. I don’t wanna be so shy, every time that I’m _____ I… Continue reading Sunday Night Quiz: Guess the Britney lyric!
I wrote the other day about my love of documentaries that show the real workings of Planet Pop, and a very similar niche genre is the pop autobiography. I have found that there are two types. Firstly, there are the ones written by relatively new pop acts at the height of their success, who have… Continue reading He watches TV, I read my books