Uh oh, Katy Perry is pretty furious with Calvin Harris. Earlier this week, the American pop starlet took to Twitter to announce that the Scottish dance-pop DJ won’t be the opening act on her current UK and Ireland tour. The dude supposedly dropped out at, like, the eleventh-hour over the stage setup. “@CalvinHarris will NOT […]
Frank Turner is a surprising diamond in the UK’s mostly pop-laden rough. The London punk-bred songster, educated at Eton, spent much of the new millennium rocking out with hardcore outfits such as Kneejerk and Million Dead. But during the last five years, Turner has scrupulously honed his high-spirited acoustic guitar-driven sound, as heard on his […]
OK, is she sick of “Unwritten” yet? Natasha Bedingfield answers that question, tells us what her pop-star brother is up to, and mocks my American-ness in this red carpet interview. My colleague here says Bedingfield looks like a big mirror ball in this video. A very sexy, sultry mirror ball.
Cheryl Tweedy of Girls Aloud and Lily Allen continue their little back-and-forth in the press. The ball’s in Ms. Tweedy’s court now, and she snipes, “I’m currently on a big arena tour with the girls singing live each night. Lily, I could find you a spare ticket if you’d like to come and experience what […]
No, I'm not trying to look down her dress… Go to the BRIT Awards 2007 site on BBC AMERICA.
So many UK bands and pop stars have found success in America recently that the BBC is declaring a third British Invasion. (Seriously, this has to be the 12th or 13th one by now.) For the first time since the early '80s, the States are ripe for the plunder, industry insiders say. The reasons cited […]