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The Brits have made an early showing at the 70th Annual Golden Globes with Dame Maggie Smith winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance in BBC’s Downton Abbey. Let’s do some Brit-spotting at the Globes!
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 10th, 2013
I know, it seems like AGES since we did a post about some awards, doesn’t it?
So, the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards have been announced, ready for the ceremony on February 20, and reflecting a truly global year for British music. As you’d expect, there are nods towards our more successful exports like ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 1st, 2013
Consider this a new year’s resolution. Rather than wasting everyone’s time with a list of self-improving abstract demands, like “read more books” or “get some exercise,” we have a very specific idea ...
You know you’re doing well in showbiz if you can write and release just one song in a 12 month period, take a career break in order to have a baby, go quiet on the entire world, and STILL be named as entertainer of the year… ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 28th, 2012
There’s something of the untamed savage in a gentleman’s skin about Daniel Craig. It’s part of the reason that his tenure as James Bond has been such a success (if we ignore Quantum of Solace for a moment), in that he ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 19th, 2012
Last week I had a bit of a moment getting grumpy about the gentrification of pop music, with particular reference to deliberately minimal and maudlin cover versions of old hits for the sake of advertisers. But that doesn’t mean ...
The UK’s Heat magazine has compiled a list of the ten richest Brits under 30. Oh, to be young, rich and British. Daniel Radcliffe, of infamous Harry Potter fame, tops the list pulling in an estimated £53.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 22nd, 2012
Sometimes the job of celebrity reportage is similar to pointing at clouds and saying confidently that they are definitely the things they look like, if you squint a bit. And sometimes it’s like reading the future in bits of raw ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 9th, 2012
Adele‘s new Bond theme “Skyfall” received nearly unanimous praise upon its release last week, and it has already stormed the charts: it’s currently No. 2 on the iTunes digital chart behind Taylor Swift‘s ...
Adele, eight-time Grammy winner and the British voice behind the biggest-selling album in years (21), has lent her pipes to a James Bond theme song, which was leaked to the web earlier this week. Listen here to ‘Skyfall’: ...