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Pop essentials and a little bit more.

Andy Ruddy – Exclusive Interview

Andy Ruddy is proof that you can take a man out of a northern town but you can’t take the northern town out of the boy. Although now living down south, he grew up in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and draws … Continue reading

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Jedward and Tara Reid to Collaborate Again?

Is Tara Reid going to be in BFF Jedward’s next music video? The Sharknado 2 actress got twitter all aflutter this morning when she tweeted that she’d been talking to the Dublin twins about a possible future collaboration. Ever the … Continue reading

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Morrissey Announces European Tour

Get your gladioli ready, Morrissey has announced a European tour…but there may be a hitch. Yes that’s right, the Manchester Moaner (okay we love him but we also love alliteration – and hey! It works!) says he’s boot ready to … Continue reading

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The 50 Faces of Louis Walsh

It seems X Factor Judge, Louis Walsh has been upsetting Pop princess Cheryl Cole again! This time Walsh, has caused offence to Cheryl, by telling an X Factor hopeful to “work on his faces” after giving a heartfelt performance. Cheryl … Continue reading

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Midfield Workhorse – Bunch of Damn Dogs EP Review

MIDFIELD WORKHORSE /ˈmɪd.fɪәld/ ˈwɜːkˌhɔːs/ (noun) 1. a player active in the midfield, as in soccer, often playing both offensively and defensively. usually possesses strong tackling and passing technique. often equally as destructive as they are creative. 2. a band from … Continue reading

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Don’t!

It’s here! The new video for Ed Sheeran‘s latest single, “Don’t” was dropped today at 3pm UK time. Ed tweeted after it that you can also pre-order the Don’t EP through iTunes:   you can pre-order the Don’t EP now, … Continue reading

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Do Syngstreet Have The XFactor?

Have you heard of SyngStreet yet? Well if not, you might soon, if Linda Martin has any say in the matter! Martin, close friend and sometime colleague of Louis Walsh, has put her pop group of 3 boys and 2 … Continue reading

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