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DIGITAL DISTORTION DELAY

Oooooooh, another issue, another Iggy Azalea development! Next month was SUPPOSED to see the release of Iggy’s sophomore album Digital Distortion, but the under performance of official lead single, ‘Team’, has seen all that change. She’s now back in the studio, revamping the set, and also working on new material with uber-producer Zedd. Let’s hope she doesn’t take too long, because while ‘Team’ wasn’t quite as big as everyone had hoped, peaking at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100, it WAS a step in the right direction. The song even got some haters nodding their heads. Onwards and upwards Iggy!

EUROVISION 2016

Could confusion about the new voting system have caused the wrong country/artist to win? Germany was hotly tipped to win, as was Australia, but the night was won by an average ballad by the Ukraine that nobody could remember five minutes after hearing. But then, it wouldn’t be Eurovision without some sort of controversy!

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

For one, Justin certainly made good use of Eurovision being broadcast in the US for the first time, by taking to the stage as “half-time” entertainment. And it seems to have worked – his “sort-of” comeback single, ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’, has since debuted in the US at number one.

JANET JACKSON MID CENTURY

That’s right, Miss Jackson (if you’re nasty!) has turned the big 5-0. The reportedly pregnant superstar recently pulled the plug on a world tour to concentrate on her expanding family.

GAGA AND MARK RONSON?

Working on material for Gaga’s new studio album? Be still, my beating heart! Can’t wait to hear what these talented bastards drop on us later this year. It is going to be EPIC. As it is, nobody has any idea how it will sound!

BLACK EYED PEAS

Are they serious? The band has up and replaced Fergie Ferg with a 22-year-old contestant from The Voice in the US – where Will.I.Am is a judge. Lydia Lucy has some pretty big shoes to fill, because it’s arguably the introduction of Fergie that saw the band cross over to mainstream success over a decade ago…

SIDE TO SIDE COLLAB

Ariana Grande has dropped another new single, and this time she’s brought Nicki Minaj along for the mid-paced ride. Side To Side is out now, soon to be followed by a video. I’ve heard much better from both, but then, what do I know?! This’ll still be a hit!

MADONNA 86’d FROM PRINCE TRIBUTE?

Well, they certainly tried. Hundreds of Prince fans have reportedly signed a petition to stop Madonna from being the artist to pay tribute to Prince at this year’s Billboard awards. The pair were friends and fellow 80’s icons, but apparently haters don’t care! For shame.

SPICE TEA

It’s been revealed that Victoria “Posh” Beckham used to sing into a switched off microphone whenever the Spice Girls performed live, for fear that her voice wouldn’t cut it. My question is, why were any of the mics even turned on?!

POPPED: THE REMIX

Don’t forget,  Thursday June 2  sees Popped! take over St James Bar in Geelong for a KILLER urban remix night! If you thought you could dance to Beyonc・and Nicki before, you won’t know what’s hit ya! Doors open at 10 sharp. Don’t be late, hunni, coz you won’t want to miss a THING! For updates, check us out on Facebook!  facebook.com/poppedclubnightgeelong

HOT
EUROVISION
It’s over for another year- thank God. And just for the record, Dami Im was robbed. Plain and simple.
DRAKE
Four Billboard Hot 100 singles at the same time, and an album that went double platinum  in two weeks!
BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT
Absolutely KILLING it! Plus, Simon Cowell at his smouldering, bitchy best- I’mma need to have me a rest.
DAMI IM
Her Eurovision entry, ‘Sound of Silence’, has hit the top 40 in over 30 countries around the world! Get it, Miss Dami!

NOT

WAURNEYBRITGATE
A tacky celeb romance over before it truly begun- but that’s what happens when you try to pick up at the Sphinx!
AZAELIA BANKS
The vile, hateful non-event goes on a racist, homophobic rant against Zayn Malik on Twitter and gets shot down by a 14-year-old. Gold.
Dr. LUKE
The producer/alleged sex offender blocks Kesha from performing at the Billboard awards. Way to help your cause, buddy!
PRINCE DISS
KISS bassist calls Prince “pathetic” for taking his own life- when an official cause of death is yet to even be determined!

Written by Christopher Cruz

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