Essential Advent Calendar: Jedward Bring Hope And Raise Funds For St Vincent de Paul

Jedward are behind the 25th and final door of our Essential Advent Calendar for 2017, with a very special charity auction to raise vital funds for St Vincent de Paul, Ireland.

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I Love The 90s Gets Off To A Hip-Hopping Start At Wembley

If you remember the 90s you probably weren’t there. That might be said about Friday’s opening UK date for the ‘I Love The 90s’ Tour, at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The thousands-strong audience ranged in ages from those who *were* there – those of a similar age to or older than the performers – down to the ones whose knowledge of Vanilla Ice’s hit, ‘Ice Ice Baby’ might be from when he stopped, collaborated and listened with Jedward, on their mashup of ‘Under Pressure/Ice Ice Baby’, back in 2010.

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Yesterday Is History Tomorrow Is A Mystery – We Speak To Vanilla Ice

The first hip hop artist to top the Billboard charts, with his 1990 single, ‘Ice Ice Baby’, Vanilla Ice, real name Robert Van Winkle, is credited with helping to diversify hip hop, and introduce it to a more mainstream audience. Lisa had the chance to speak to Vanilla Ice ahead of the first date of the I Love The 90s Tour in the UK, at SSE Arena Wembley.

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Listen to John From Jedward’s Gorgeous Cover Of Jesse McCartney’s Classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’

John Grimes from Jedward has tweeted another beautiful cover, this time it’s a gorgeous acoustic arrangement of Jesse McCartney’s 2004 classic, ‘Beautiful Soul’.

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‘Karma’ Is Coming – Jedward Tease Banging New Track

Jedward have teased fans on both their Instagram and Snapchat accounts today with a short video saying ‘Karma Is Coming’ accompanied by a thumping dance track.

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Eight Years Of Jedward!

The 22nd August is an auspicious time in the lives of Jedward fans, as it marks the date that John and Edward Grimes (and together they were John and Edward) first appeared on UK and Irish TV.

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‘Sharknado 5: Global Swarming’

Yes it’s true, the Sharknado franchise has just released its fifth film, and shows no signs of stopping any time soon.

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Jedward Record Acoustic Cover Of ‘Numb’ Dedicated To Chester Bennington

The recent death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has shocked the band’s fans and the music world alike, and Jedward have been no less affected, the Dublin twins having long loved the music of the California rock band.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Elly D

Essentially Pop returned to Ireland in July, where Lisa met up with Elaine Doyle, aka Elly D – a singer songwriter from West Dublin who released her EP, ‘Rise’, in May 2016.

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Rain Doesn’t Stop Play At South Tyneside Festival 23 July 2017

The South Tyneside Festival is a series of concerts held every Sunday in July, at Bent’s Park, South Shields, in Northeast England. July 23 was a wet yet mild day, but the all-star lineup certainly kept the 12,000 strong audience going.

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#MTVSingleAF: Jedward Take Out Their First Dates

#MTVSingleAF officially started for Jedward last night, with John and Edward each taking a different girl out on a date. There was a twist – the twins chose a date for their brother, from a selection found on social media.

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MTV To Debut Original Content On Social Media With ‘Single AF’

Original content broadcasting started moving away from TV quite some time ago, with the advent of YouTube and other internet-based video hosting sites. Now with the rise and rise of social media, broadcasters are looking in other directions for fresh, unique approaches to share their programmes.

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Jedward Are Looking For Love On New MTV Show ‘Single AF’

John and Edward Grimes have had a strong female following right from the earliest days, and this continues to the present time, with the majority of their fandom made up of girls and women.

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Jedward Wow With New Acoustic Cover Of ‘Sad Song’ From We The Kings

We’ve never hidden our love for Jedward here on Essentially Pop. The Irish duo continue to impress us with their talent and imagination, and they are for us – and should be for everyone – an example of what can be achieved if you refuse to give in and believe what others say about you.

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Jedward Send A Heartfelt Message To Manchester With Linkin Park Cover

Jedward send a beautiful and heartfelt message of love to the people of Manchester with an acoustic cover of the title track of Linkin Park’s new album, ‘One More Light’.

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Glasgow Loves Jedward: Dublin Duo Play Twin Scottish Sets

Scotland loves Jedward, with the pair playing two Glasgow gigs in the past month.

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