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Celebrity News and Gossip: The Brits 2014

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

On February 19, London’s O2 Area was home to one of music’s biggest events, the 2014 Brit Awards. The star-studded award show, hosted by comic actor James Corden for the fifth and last time, was broadcasted live on ITV in the UK. Performances by 'Drunk In Love' singer Beyoncé, as well as Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Lorde and Pharrell left audiences electrified at home and in the arena.

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Topics: one direction, beyonce, bruno mars, David Bowie

Celebrity News and Gossip: James Arthur in Meltdown?

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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

Posted by Emma Chafer

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 Guitar Heroes: Jimi Hendrix

Posted by Nick Wells

Jimi Hendrix (1942–70) remains the most innovative and influential rock guitarist in the world. He changed the way the guitar was played, transforming its possibilities and its image. Other guitarists had toyed with feedback and distortion but Hendrix turned these and other effects into a controlled, personalized sound that generations of guitarists since have emulated and embellished.

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Topics: rock icons, 60s music, Jimi Hendrix

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