Well hello to you and happy start to this Platinum Jubilee weekend. This week's The Story of Pop: 2002 is quite fitting therefore - as it comes from an artist who was at the celebrations for the Golden Jubilee exactly two decades ago this very week... Artist: Will YoungSong: Light My FireReleased: 27/05/2002Writers / Producers: … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 22)
Every Thursday at 9am, we transport you back to the UK singles chart as it looked exactly The Story of Pop: 2002. This week: some former rejected Popstars come good with the song of the summer... Artist: Liberty XSong: Just A LittleReleased: 13/05/2002Writers / Producers: Michelle Escoffery / George Hammond Hagan / John Hammond Hagan … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 20)
The Story of Pop: 2002. It's the weekly series that looks back to the songs hitting the top of the charts - and the hitmakers behind them - all the way back in 2002. This week: more huge sales antics from the runner up of the first series of Pop Idol... Artist: Gareth GatesSong: Unchained … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 12)
This is The Story of Pop: 2002. Our weekly look back at all the big stories that were making the UK charts two whole decades ago. And well, they don't come much bigger than the one that we're about to retell this week, for a star is born and a new age of the charts … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 9)
Olly Murs in rehearsals for The X Factor with The Muppets, November 2011. Image credit: Idil Sukan / Draw HQ With The X Factor finally given its official resting by ITV earlier on this year after 18 series, the dust has largely settled on the obituaries that said it should have happened sooner being delivered, … Continue reading Olly Murs singing “Dance With Me Tonight” with The Muppets is the greatest X Factor guest performance of all time: discuss.
"Listen up, we're looking for recruits / If you're with me let me see your hands / Stand up and Salute". So sang the Little Mix ladies on their massive hit single from 2014. Now, almost 10 years after they became the first ever group to win The X Factor, they are launching a brand … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Little Mix – The Search (BBC One, 26th September)