The Wanted brought their patented blend of great hair and British charm to the USA when they taped their appearance on The Ellen Show yesterday. Apparently host Ellen DeGeneres personally invited the boys after she heard their music; this lady helped launched Bieber so is a pretty big deal. Bet Max is wishing he’d dressed up a bit more now…
MP! favourites Oh My! are showing the newest member of the team, Thing, the time of his life today. They’re giving him a guided tour of London (he’s only been here a few days, he got stuck on the Central Line for 7 hours yesterday) and filling him in on lots of pop gossip. If he’s brave enough he might even ask them to re-name him. Lets see if Jade and Alex can do any better than Cover Drive…
Is Cheryl Cole giving out free cake or something? The singer has reportedly bagged another big name to work on her new album. Following Taio Cruz and will.i.am, Rihanna is apparently dead keen to record a duet with Chez and is in talks to collaborate on a “party anthem”, something along the lines of Whigfield’s ‘Saturday Night’ we hope.
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She’s already the most famous baby in popland and now Blue Ivy Carter can add the honour of Youngest Popstar Ever to her list of achievements. The three-day-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay Z has had her cry sampled on Jay’s new track ‘Glory‘, a gushing ode to his little girl. Just a thought, but shouldn’t Jay be at home changing nappies instead of recording? Have a word B.
Disney UK has just launched Superbia– the first ever online game for kids inspired by Disney Channel shows. With digital areas for hit shows like Selena Gomez’s Wizards of Waverly Place, users can choose their own personalised avatars, customise outfits, and visit the virtual homes of their favourite Disney Channel characters. MP! have already been playing for hours…
Tonight Thing is skipping his Tuesday Knit-a-Popstar class for an exclusive preview of the new series of Skins (it’s his second favourite show after Countdown). The latest series continues the stories of the third generation of characters. Keep your eyes out for Thing’s review coming later this week.