You’ve had to wait for quite some time but now we’re back with the latest news in the world of pop. We’ve got much coming up.
Despite all her efforts of teasing the fans with snippets from her upcoming album, Madge’s new album has been leaked six days before its international release. Whether the album release will now be brought forward a few days in order to save the damage is not yet known. A real shame for Madge, do still go out and buy the album guys! Listen to one of the tracks on the new album here
Similar story for Lana Del Rey in a way, as the video for her latest single ‘Blue Jeans’ was leaked yesterday, forcing the star to bring it out today. The video sees the return of her mysterious tattooed bloke turning into a crocodile. We won’t reveal too much but the video can be seen here
Canadian superstar Justin Bieber has revealed on Twitter, what are supposed to be the lyrics of his new single ‘’Boyfriend’’ fuelling speculations with the non-beliebers (naughty!!), while Ed Sheeran has also confirmed to be releasing a fifth single from his debut album ‘+’. A video has been shot, but so far no word about the title of the single. The fifth single is the follow up for ‘Drunk’ which reached number 9 in the UK charts.
Engelbert Humperdinck, the 75 year old British crooner who’s taken the honour upon his shoulders to represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest, will be the opener of the grand Final on May 26 in Azerbaijan. The running order draw was held late morning, where all semi finalists and finalists were allocated their places. The last time the UK opened the competition, was the year Brotherhood of Mann won the competiton for the UK In 1976.
Fancy going back to the glory days of Pop? Well you’re in for a treat, as a special PWL Record label reunion gig is taking place in London’s Hyde Park on July 11. The label is celebrating its 25th anniversary and is treating the fans to an extravaganza with Steps, Jason Donovan, Rick Astley and many more performers and guest appearances of Sinitta, Bananrama & many more Stock Aitken Waterman acts. There are also talks of a special surprise (read: Minogue)being whispered in the corridors. All funds raised of ticket sales will be donated to the Cancer Research UK. Watch this space.
More comeback news: Singer songwriter Emeli Sande has praised the original sugababes with their sound and thinks the girls are in for a proper successful come back. An album of the original babes is expected in the autum. George Michael is back on track as well after suffering from pneumonia and is rescheduling his ‘Symphonica’ tour for the autumn. Diva Celine Dion on the contrary is back earlier. After having suffered from a vocal cord injury, the singer claims to be on the mend and she should be back in the studio by mid-April to continue recording her upcoming French and English new album.
And finally, the new single releases this week include Adam Lambert’s ‘’better than I know myself’’, Katy Perry ‘’Part of Me’’, Labrinth ‘’Last time’’, Marlon Roudette ‘’New Age’’, Will Young ‘’Losing Myself’’ and JLS sports relief single ‘’Proud’’. Missed the reviews for them? Just click on the links. JLS’s single will soon be added.