let’s start our news down under where Kylie Minogue has confirmed she’ll be performing at this years Mardi Gras in Sydney. . Kylie’s performed at the event 14 years ago and is thrilled to take the stage again. The singer kicked off celebrations for her 25th anniversary in the music industry this week. While Kylie’s celebrating her career, Belgian/Aussie Gotye has been crowned the number 1 in the ‘Triple J hot 100′ with ‘Somebody that I used to Know’ ft New Zealand songstress Kimbra. While ‘Somebody that I used to know’ is gaining radio play in the UK, Europe is ready for ‘Eyes Wide Open’. Both songs are tracks on the latters latest album ‘Making Mirrors’.
Mel B has reportedly announced, during an Australian Breakfast interview, that the Spice Girls are reuniting for the Queens Jubilee on July 4th. A possible Spice Girls reunion has been anticipated in the media for quite some time, with rumours about the girls performing at the Olympics but have been denied by both Mel B and Mel C. The group also sees their Musical ‘Viva Forever’ (written by Jennifer Saunders) being launched this year. An official announcement from the group itself has not yet been made.
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has teased the video for her upcoming track ‘Elephant’. Be prepared to see a sexy Alexandra busting out some great moves. The video footage can be seen here. Alexandra Burke’s ‘Elephant’ will be available to buy on March 12th. Other X Factor news for Marcus Collins, who’s had the radio premiere of his ‘Seven Nation Army’ today. The review can be found below. Less good news for Harry Styles of One Direction and Caroline Flack (Xtra Factor host) who have reportedly ended their relationship. The boys of One direction will be appearing into an episode of Miranda Cosgrove’s ‘Icarly’, which surely will make them a tad more popular to crack the American music industry. And last but not least, according to Cheryl Cole’s manager Will.I.AM, Cheryl will never return to the show, as she doesn’t need it apparently. Awww….
Last but not least Britney Spears and Shakira, are according to some close sources to Shakira’s management, preparing to duet. The duet should be released later during the year. Shakira has previously collaborated with Beyonce on ‘Beautiful Liar’. And since Britney has gone the dancey routine, we don’t mind a collaboration between these two in the same style.