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Celebrity News and Gossip: James Arthur in Meltdown?

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Oh dear James Arthur! What’s happened? It wasn’t even a year ago that you were crowned X Factor’s edgiest winner – selling over 1.3 million copies of your debut single ‘Impossible’, making it the best selling winner's single ever! But fast forward 11 months and over 11,000 people signed a petition for you not to perform on last Sunday’s X Factor. How have you fallen out of public favour so quickly – and why can we hear the alarms of an all-too-familiar celebrity meltdown ringing?

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Topics: James Arthur

Three Easy Steps to One Direction World Domination

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One Direction make world domination look so easy! Next week I’m going on holiday to Canada to visit my relatives. I’ve asked my cousins if I could bring them anything, perhaps a selection of British teas, or some decent chocolate as I’ve heard theirs is awful, maybe even Royal Family paraphernalia complete with photo of adorable Prince George? No, they don't want any of that. What they desperately want to get their hands on are our shiny One Direction books.

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Topics: one direction, pop music

Lady Gaga Pictures: X Factor Performance

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Did you see Lady Gaga perform on The X Factor on Sunday night? The megastar took to the stage to give her first performance of second single ‘Venus’, which is taken from her highly anticipated third studio album ARTPOP

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Topics: Lady Gaga, pop music

Celebrity Gossip: Top 10 2013 Countdown Music to Number One

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Just when you thought the 2013 music world couldn’t get any more memorable we FINISH our Celebrity Gossip: Top Ten Countdown 2013.

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Topics: one direction, katy perry, beyonce, miley cyrus, James Arthur

Celebrity Gossip: Top 10 Countdown 2013 Music

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2013 is almost at an end and the world of music has not been quiet this year, oh no! From Bieber goes bad to Rihanna gets raunchy the music world has given us some memorable moments that need to be remembered before the bells of Auld Lang Syne chime! Here, in the first of two blog posts, we count down the most memorable music moments of 2013 from ten to six.

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Topics: Lady Gaga, justin bieber, David Bowie, rihanna, justin timberlake

Celebrity News and Gossip: 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards

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Earlier this month Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome played host to 2013’s MTV Europe Music Awards: a perfect night for celebrity news and gossip. The night saw some of the biggest musical artists perform their current hits and pick up a whole host of awards. From Eminem to Katy Perry, One Direction to Beyonce, all of the biggest stars were covered. Let’s take a look at how the night unfolded: the winners, the losers, the performances and those moments that left us a little shocked…

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Topics: one direction, katy perry, green day, miley cyrus, eminem

Taylor Swift Boyfriends: Taylor Lautner

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Taylor Swift Boyfriends: Number One. First up on my ever increasing list of Taylor Swift's boyfriends is Twilight star and Hollywood hunk Taylor Lautner (that must have been confusing at family gatherings!)

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Topics: taylor swift, pop music

Taylor Swift Boyfriends

Posted by Emma Chafer

2013 has definitely been the year that Taylor Swift crossed over from country star to international pop princess. With three best-selling albums, Taylor Swift, Fearless and Speak Now, already under her belt, her fourth, Red, was released at the end of 2012 ready to see in the new year.

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Topics: one direction, taylor swift

Rock and Roll History: Elvis Presley

Posted by Emma Chafer

Last month saw ITV1 countdown the 20 best-loved Elvis songs, as voted for by viewers in a 90-minute feature length show. With some of Elvis’s best loved songs from the hip-shaking ‘Hound Dog’ to the slower, more soulful ‘Always On My Mind’, the show also featured interviews from friends and loved ones, including ex-wife Priscilla Presley and British icon Sir Cliff Richard. We thought we would take a look at Elvis’s early influences that contributed to the countless hits he released. But what did ITV viewers vote as their number one Elvis song of all time? Read on to find out...

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Topics: 60s music, Rock and Roll History, 50s music, Elvis Presley

Rock and Roll History: Pink Floyd

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Nothing sums up British rock better than the 60s and 70s music legends Pink Floyd. Known for their progressive psychedelic sound, and reinforced by their deeply philosophical lyrics and great live performance style, Pink Floyd went on to be an influential force on many other rock ensembles, both nationally and internationally. With hit albums such as Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (1967), Atom Heart Mother (1970) and of course Dark Side Of The Moon (1973) Pink Floyd leave little room for manoeuvre when competing for the greatest British rock band of all time!

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Topics: 60s music, Rock and Roll History, Pink Floyd

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