Monthly Archives: February 2007

Leona Lewis Signs $10 Million Record Deal; Anglophenia Off to London

It’s official: Leona Lewis, the Mariah Carey-soundalike who won UK’s X-Factor talent show, has signed a $10 million record deal in the States from music mogul, Clive Davis.

The English vs. The Scottish: How Are They Different?

Today, in their ongoing “What is Britain?” series, The Guardian asks “What’s the difference between the English and the Scottish, other than the tell-tale accent?”.

Jessica Simpson To Enter the Whoniverse?

It’s quite enough to hear Russell T. Davies admit he was gagging for Britney Spears to appear on Doctor Who, but are we ready for Breastica Simpson to jiggle her way through scenes with David Tennant?

Kylie Minogue and Olivier Martinez Are Finito

If you’ve been under a rock this weekend like I have, you wouldn’t know that Kylie Minogue and Olivier Martinez are splitsville. There has been major innuendo behind the break-up, most of it hinting toward some infidelity ...

Screw Mika…James Morrison Is The Dog’s Bollocks

You may have already read my piece on James Morrison‘s concert here in NYC. He’s a blue-eyed soul singer we haven’t seen the likes of since Simply Red, a can’t-miss talent.

The Guardian’s Alexis Petridis Gives Mika’s Debut ONE Star

Boy, does The Guardian’s music reviewer Alexis Petridis know how to disassemble a hype machine: in a blistering review, Petridis awards Mika‘s debut album, Life in Cartoon Motion, with a piddling, embarrassing one ...

Emily Blunt To Replace Katie Holmes in “Batman” Sequel?

Her star is clearly rising, but is she ready to take on the Dark Knight?