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Radio 1 Big Weekend In Pictures: The Race To Be the UK’s Lady Gaga

DAY 2 of the Radio 1 Big Weekend, at Vaynol Estate in Bangor, and with Sue Pollard pre-booked, it’s left to Marina Diamandis, of Marina and the Diamonds, to wear Thumper’s old bedspread, huge bins and call it edgy fashion.

Posted: 23rd, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Justin Bieber’s Groupie Face Tops Cheryl Cole

JUSTIN Bieber won the face off hands down at the Radio 1 Big Weekend, at Vaynol Estate in Bangor, North Wales. Cheryl Cole’s Grosvenor House grind was no match for Bieber. Jared Leto’s middle-aged coxcomb looked less a product of

Posted: 23rd, May 2010 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Cheryl Cole Works The Bangor Stage At Radio 1 Big Weekend

CHERYL Cole is on the Main Stage at the Radio 1 Big Weekend. She’s fight-fight-fighting for the love. Ashley Cole whom she has fought with, and some would say lost is in South Africa. He’s fighting for England

Posted: 22nd, May 2010 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jared Leto’s Day Trip To Bangor: Radio 1 Road Show Pictures

JARED Leto of 30 Seconds To Mars is 38. He may be the right age to wear a raincoat in front of teenage girls. Jared Leto is Benjamin Button. His hair is as pert as a cub scout’s ears. Jared

Posted: 22nd, May 2010 | In: Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elton John Tribute: Gay Allowed But No Mincing

TO the Elton John Tribute night in the Warwickshire hinterlands. “Gay’s”

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Posted: 22nd, May 2010 | In: Music | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ivor Novello Awards 2010: Winners And Pictures

LILY Allen scooped her three Ivor Novello Awards. Says she: Really, truly, from the bottom of my heart, it’s the songs I’m most proud of. This song [The Fear] is so much about feeling lost in a lot of

Posted: 20th, May 2010 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Buble And The Double – 02 Gig In Pictures

I WAS lucky enough to be at the 02 yesterday, to see Michael Buble. Well done also to the fans for creating a superb atmosphere with

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Posted: 16th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: 1980s Nostalgia At The Mencap Our Friends Acoustic Gig

WAZZUP, nostalgia fans. To the IndigO2 venue in east London, as part of the Mencap Our Friends Acoustic fundraising concert, to see Carol Decker, Nick Kershaw, Howard Jones, Andy Bell, Jimmy Somerville, Steve

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Posted: 14th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Myleene Klass’s Megan Fox Metronome Presnts The Classical Brit Awards

WITH Myleene Klass’s impression of Megan Fox (NSFW), we went to the Classical Brit Awards, held at the Royal Albert Hall. You can’t get a Myleene metronome to sit atop your piano yet. And this cruel luck for music fans.

Posted: 14th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


US Radio Show Edits Phone In Request To Replace Marc Mysterio With Black Eyed Peas

WHAT news of Anorak’s pal Mark Mysterio, of Sam Fox fame , and his pals for world domination? News is that he’s been banned by radio stations. A caller wanted to hear Mysterio’s song One More Time played on Twin-Cities-based

Posted: 13th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Tom McGrath, You Were Willy Eckerslike Of The Lancashire Hotpots

RIP Tom McGrath AKA Willy Eckerslike, drummer and singer with the Lancashire Hotpots. Reader Bat E Bird sends us these films of some

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Posted: 13th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: X Factor Diana Vickers Does The Scala

DIANA Vickers an X Factor semi-finalist was singing at London’s Scala. The singing was good and Vickers, once billed as the news Sandi Shaw (the old Sandi Shaw refused to relinquish her title, or die as we call

Posted: 13th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Courtney Love’s Ugly Sex For The Clash: Pictures

COURTNEY Love was performing at the Clash Magazine 50th Edition Party, at the Monarch in Camden, north London. Camden is all the better for Love. She’s singing Leonard Cohen numbers. Times are changing.  No-one gropes her when she crowd surfs

Posted: 9th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Katie Melua At The Hard Rock Cafe

KATIE Melua was at the Hard Rock Cafe in central London, as part of the Q Music Club,

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Posted: 6th, May 2010 | In: Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: The Black Eyed Peas And Cheryl Cole Bed Show

TO the The Black Eyed Peas concert at the O2, gamely supported by Cheryl Cole. Fans came with high hopes that the concert would turn into a live sex show or a Girls Aloud concert, as the in pre-match hype

Posted: 6th, May 2010 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Candi Staton Souls Out Nottingham

CANDI Staton is leaving it late to be billed as the new Whitney Houston . But unlike the sweaty mess on stage at the 02, Staton san sing and remember the words. We saw her

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Posted: 28th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Grace Jones Gives Lady Gaga Her Unicorn Of Pity

ANORAK went to see Grace Jones perform live at the Royal Albert Hall, London. How close would you dare get to Grace Jones? We got close enough to smell her pelt. Jones is like a modern-day Medusa. One stare and

Posted: 27th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Whitney Houston Loses Her Voice In London, Literally: Pictures

WHITNEY Houston was on stage at the big oxygen tent, the O2 in Greenwich, London. It was billed as Whitney comeback concert.whitney cameback. But her voice Little Whitney was lost.

USA Today reports that hundreds in the

Posted: 26th, April 2010 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


50 Cent’s Tattoo Removal And Tipp-Ex: Pictures

TOOTHY rapper 50 Cent wants to clear some space on his body by removing some of his tattoos. The tatts will not be cut away in a clinic and auctioned for charity

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Posted: 15th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


N-Dubz’s Dappy Goes Iggle Piggle Pob

KAYE Vasell, mum to N-Dubz front man Dappy’s son gino and unborn foetus, says the singer loves Iggle Piggle.

For some time Anorak believed Dappy was modelled on

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Posted: 15th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: Justin Bieber Is A ‘Lesbian’

JUSTIN Bieber is huge. Literally. Bieber is massive. In real life he’s the size of a large horse. He also looks just like a lesbian. Lesbians are the last taboo in the mainstream media. You only ever see a lesbian

Posted: 14th, April 2010 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Abba’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus Do Kristina: Mamma Mia 2

HOW do you follow Mama Mia? With Mamma Mia 2, you wally. Anorak went along to the Royal Albert Hall in west London to see Abba’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus plug their new musical Kristina .

The show is

Posted: 13th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vengasboys: Pete Burns, Perez Hilton And Lady Gaga In Gayest Music Video Ever

LADY Gaga, Pete Burns and Perez Hilton make cameos in Vengaboys’ new music video that’s been hyped as their  “gayest music video ever”. Yep, gayer than that one .

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Posted: 13th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vatican Responds To Sex Cases By Clearing The Satantic Beatles

TOP news from the Vatican is that the Pope and the Catholic Church has forgiven John Lennon for saying in 1966 that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus “. The Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano (in association with Choir

Posted: 12th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jennifer Lopez Goes Viral With No More Tears (Enough is Enough)

READY for the Jennifer Lopez shocker? Back in the late 70s when two two golden-throated divas Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer ducked into a recording studio to duet a song called No More Tears (Enough is Enough) ,

Posted: 5th, April 2010 | In: Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0