It’s that time of year again, when I pop up to tell you my top 10 songs of the year, and then disappear for another 363 days. This time you may notice the site’s had a bit of a revamp (well, it’s more purple). If you want the full list of songs I’ve been enjoying… Continue reading The Most Poptastic Singles of 2022: Part 1
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. The Harry Styles album arrived on Friday, and it’s predictably acceptable. I don’t hear any huge hits but it’s lovely to hear Harry’s voice without bracing for Louis to arrive and ruin the song at any moment. It also feels really genuine, not overthought… Continue reading Song of the Week: Harry Styles – Two Ghosts
Taken from this week’s Future Pop mailer. Click here to subscribe. It’s a shame not to have any music to review in this post, but by the time I send the next Future Pop, Harry Styles will already be a successful solo artist with a no.1 hit under his belt. His debut single Sign of… Continue reading Future Stars: Harry Styles (Columbia)
Happy New Year! It’s time to reveal the results of the Stars of 2017 poll that you’ve all been voting in for the past few weeks. Basically, it’s like the BBC Sound of 2017 poll without the boring stuff: Only pop stars allowed! The votes were spread widely between the 10 nominees, but two singers… Continue reading Stars of 2017: The Winners Announced!
Over the past two weeks I’ve featured 10 artists I believe could be the breakthrough pop stars of 2017. I don’t think pop acts get enough attention in the ones to watch lists from the BBC, Brits, MTV etc, especially considering that they have a tendency to become the biggest selling artists. To redress the… Continue reading Future Pop: Stars of 2017
When compiling my top 10 Stars of 2017, I originally planned to include Liam Payne and Niall Horan. In last year’s poll, Zayn was one of the most popular choices, and of the remaining 1D members, those two seem most ready to launch. Niall has already released a single, and Liam is posting regularly about… Continue reading Stars of 2017: Harry Styles