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Pop essentials and a little bit more.

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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Jedward Think Big

With John and Edward recently tweeting that they’re planning their annual summer holiday with best friend Tara Reid, we at Essentially Pop wonder if the Dublin Duo and their Sharknado 2 pal might have China on their mind? It’s been … Continue reading

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Louis Walsh Is No King of the Kitchen

Don’t let Louis Walsh in your kitchen – that’s a handy word of advice from Westlife’s Brian McFadden, who invited the XFactor judge to participate in his new show, “Who’s Doing the Dishes“. The premise of the new show, being … Continue reading

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Win a Ticket to See JEDWARD Live in Concert in DUBLIN!

Remember we told you about Jedward‘s amazing performance at Guilfest and how awesome they were (yes we love them)? WELL – you can go see them in Dublin! Yes! We at Essentially Pop have ONE ticket for ONE very lucky … Continue reading

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EP Does Guilfest!

It was the highlight of the summer so far for Essentially Pop when we headed down to Guildford, Surrey to Guilfest. Although the forecast had been for heavy downpours in the early afternoon (and travelling to Guildford it certainly looked … Continue reading

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Jedward Concert Dates!

The Royal Theatre Castlebar tweeted yesterday that John and Edward will be performing there on October 27, in a concert to promote their forthcoming album – due out later this summer.  This is very exciting news for fans of the … Continue reading

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The Scintillas

Hailing from Epsom in the Surrey Downs, The Scintillas are a quartet you wouldn’t expect to find in leafy suburbia.  But they’re anything but ordinary. Influenced by such artists as The Kinks, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Police and The … Continue reading

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