Whitney Houston said that fame "made you a personality instead of a person." Amy Winehouse's sudden rise to fame plunged the singer into a fatal cycle of substance abuse. Most recently Ollie Murs admitted he battled with drink and depression after the pressures of fame became too m
While other judges may come and go, X Factor without Louis Walsh would be like peaches without cream, Laurel without Hardy, John without Edward. Louis, you really are what the X Factor is all about - I salute you!
There's so much music going on in London that sometimes it can leave you wondering where the hell is best to strut your stuff. Shall it be a night of face-chewing drum 'n' bass, or cocktails down the cabaret? Well we've got you five Emerging Icons gigs that'll each give you something different to throw your best shapes to.
We've heard enough love songs about relationships in our time. It's all 'baby', 'kiss my this' and 'touch my that'... 'ooh I'm so happy', 'now you're a twat'. Bloody hell... I'm even at it now. But what about all of those other people in our lives that might be worth a mention in song? Gecko are a band that generally like to steer clear of sounding like anyone else.
The pantomime season started early last Sunday and if I had paid for a ticket, I would have demanded my money back...
A song by Erin K is like no other.
While many have gone African mammal with Leopard print, London based clothing designers VA-Garments have gone Reptilian for inspiration for their new Snakeskin print T-Shirts.
From pop princesses to sleazy rock n' roll, we've got 'em all on our new album, 'Emerging Icons In The Park'. Showcasing twenty-two tracks from real ...
At last, it's the start of the Live Shows. By now, you may already have your favourites, but as we face the first live show, will they make your chest...
Everyone is aware that X-factor ratings have dropped in the recent years. There is still a big bunch of people who watch it every year, no matter who the acts are or what judges are on it.
So here we are. The competition is really hotting up now. The finalists have been chosen. Who will do well, who will fail, but most importantly who will reach the X Factor Final? Here are my own personal views on the final 12.
It's Judge's Houses and time for us to globe trot around the world without even having to leave our sofas. So where are we off to... Louis gave us th...
So Bootcamp is over for another year and for the remaining acts, it is down to them to give the performance of their lives.
So, here we go with the brutal eliminations. Forget doing another audition, one third of them were out without even singing. Perhaps a good thing for us! Disappointing for the culprits but that's the nature of the game.
The X Factor auditions are over and that means only one thing. I must name my Midas Act for the 2012.
Will trio Rough Copy get the final show off to a great start? Well, they certainly know how to work the crowd, in and out of the arena. Four nods from the judges and they sailed through to bootcamp.