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One Direction, go straight in at number one.

One Direction have hit the number one spot in the official uk charts once again with their single, that was only released this week. ‘Little Things’ — Taken from the brand new album ‘Take Me Home’

Published on 2 Nov 2012

‘Little Things’ — Taken from the brand new album ‘Take Me Home’ released 12th November in the UK / 13th November US & Canada.


Music video by One Direction performing Little Things. (C) 2012 Simco Limited under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

Today marks the three-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s untimely death on 25th June 2009. 

 Michael Jackson,  made contributions to music and dance, that is still to this day unmatched by anybody. referred to as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records.   Jackson’s talent and constant headline hitting life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.

Michael Jackson’s  life was not without controversy, with the most remembered headline hitting moments, of child abuse allegations, to which Jackson was never convicted of and was even acquitted in a much publicised and televised court case, that lasted five months, back in 2005.  Jackson was famed for his ever-changing facial features, that were thought to be the result of many cosmetic surgery procedures, although always denied my Michael himself. But it is the music and the dancing that the entertainment legend will always be remembered for above all else in his life.  The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5 in 1964, and he began his solo career in 1971 .  Jackson’s 1982 album Thriller is the best-selling album of all time,  His other records, including his 1979 album,  Off the Wall,  Bad, which was released in 1987, and his latter albums , Dangerous and HIStory which were released between 1991 and 1995, also ranked among the world’s best-selling, not only is  Jackson is one of the very few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, he was also inducted into the Dance Hall of Fame as the first and  only dancer from the world of pop and rock ‘n’ roll.   Micheal’s achievements, surpass that of any other, within the entertainment industry, with multiple Guinness World Records, 13 Grammy Awards, as well as, of course, the Grammy Legend Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.  26 American Music Awards, which is a record in its self, as the most won but any single artist ever, including the  Artist of the Century and  Artist of the ’80s awards.

MJ, who was 50 years old when he died, after overdosing on a drug called anesthesia propofol  is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-earning deceased artist,  He also holds the record for the longest span of US top 40 singles.

Micheal’s Children have been paying respect to their father today with his only daughter Paris Jackson, tweeting

“RIP Michael Jackson..Dad you will forever be in my heart,” she wrote. “I love you.”

Paris was just 11 when Jackson died. Michael Jackson has three children,  Michael Joseph Jackson Jr, commonly known as Prince, who was born on February 13, 1997, his sister Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson was born a year later on April 3, 1998, and in 2002 his third and last child Prince Michael Jackson II, who is nicknamed “Blanket” was born. Michael’s first two children ar as a result of his marriage to long-term friend, and dermatology nurse

Michael Jackson & Deborah Rowe

Deborah Jeanne Rowe, The couple married in 1996 in Australia, but later divorced after both children were born, with Jackson gaining full custody of both of their children.

The identity of Blankets mother is still unknown, but Jackson did reveal that the child was the result of artificial insemination from a surrogate mother and himself.

Michael Jackson had finished another gruelling day of rehearsals, for his up and coming and FINAL arena show, consisting of fifty dates, at the London O2 arena, The ‘THIS IS IT’ show was never to be seen by the public.  Michael Jackson’s name will, it seems forever live on, and be known by generations to come, only because of the pure genius of his music, and groundbreaking dance abilities, his absolute flawless showmanship whilst he was on the stage, and of course his essentricity, that gripped the world to his every move of his life. He brought us the moonwalk, the instantly recognisable red and black leather jackets, the superspeed spin, and the glittery glove,  



Bobby Brown has married again.

R&B singer Bobby Brown, has married his fiancé Alicia Etheridge.  The ceremony took place in Hawaii, on June 18th.   Brown’s son Bobby jr, was at the ceremony, and  posted a picture of the couple and their guests on to his instagram.

Brown was famously married to the late Whitney Houston, one of the biggest singing stars of our time, who sadly lost her life, after battling cocaine addiction for many years throughout her marriage to Brown . The newlyweds have a son together  Cassius, who was born in May 2009.  Brown’s older children, Landon, 23, and La’Princia, 22, were also in attendance for the nuptials.

However, Brown’s daughter with Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is said not to have attended the wedding and, the pair are reported to not be on good terms. Bobbi Kristina, is currently in new york filming for her up and coming reality series.

Jack Osbourne 26, Son of Black Sabbath Front man, Ozzy Osbourne has been diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis.

The 26-year-old sports enthusiast Jack Osbourne was diagnosed with the disease, just three weeks after his fiance Lisa Stelly, gave birth to their first child, daughter Pearl. Jack was referred to a neurologist after starting to lose his vision in his right eye.  In an interview with Hello Magazine Jack says

 “first of all i was really angry….Then i was really sad”   continuing, Jack said “Adapt and overcome is my new motto”

Multiple sclerosis is an auto immune disease which affects the ability of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to communicate with each other effectively, it is  an inflammatory disease in which, fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord are damaged, leading to scarring as well as a broad spectrum of signs and symptoms.  Although a lot is known about the mechanics of the disease, No one knows the cause of it and there is no known cure.  However, long term  medication to prolong the effects of the disease, are widely available.

Jacks mother Tv personality, and  music manager Sharon Osbourne , broke down in tears on her regular hosting spot on american talk show The Talk.  Talking about Jack and his shocking diagnosis, and Clearly upset, Sharon said

“He’s doing great really, really good, and I want to thank everyone for their texts, goodwill, and love they send us”

Celebrities are stepping in to help young Britain get the skills they need to jump start their careers.

Louis Theroux, Dan Gillespie Sells, Brix Smith Start, Amber Atherton, Amal Fashanu, Nick Ede, Hardeep Singh Kohli and TOWIE’s Jessica Wright are among the VIP guests attending the YOUYOU Mentoring ‘Be Inspired Secret Summer Dinner’ on Tuesday 3 July.

The intimate, glamorous and fine dining fundraising event has been curated by Disappearing Dining Club and will be hosted at a secret location in Shorditch, East London.

The celebrity supporters of YOUYOU Mentoring, a scheme that helps young people aged 17-21 gain practical on hand skills and career building development with mentoring from renown individuals in creative industries.   Louis Theroux said:

“I’m delighted to be supporting YOUYOU. Join me for a fantastic night for a fantastic good cause that is helping and giving today’s young people opportunities to develop their talents and job prospects. ”

Guests will be treated to a welcome drinks reception, 5-course meal created by Fred Bolin and exclusive after dinner performance from Martina Topley-Bird. Mercury-nominated singer songwriter, female vocalist on Tricky’s Maxinquaye and prolific collaborator with Damon Albarn.   A silent auction will be held where guests can bid on beautiful items to include Atelier-Mayer 1950’s diamante pendant necklace, snap up stunning photographs by rock music photographer Andy Fallon, illustrations by Big Active and once in a life time food experiences at The Cube Electrolux at The Royal Festival Hall.

Amongst the guests will be some of the young people benefiting from YOUYOU.   These will include:   Nicola Jones, 20 from Greenwich who aspires to be a music journalist. Her mentor is Q Magazine former editor in chief Paul Rees. Nicola recently interviewed Little Boots with published work in Q Magazine.

Laura Pratt, 19  from SW London, a keen photographer mentored by portrait photographer Richard Bailey. Lauren’s photographs along with nine other young photographers had their work exhibited in January at YOUYOU’s photography exhibition Close-Up at The Strand Gallery.

Farhan Mannan,20  from Acton. Farhan a budding singer songwriter and musician has been mentored by songwriter and producer Guy Chambers, 3 times winner of the acclaimed Ivor Novello Awards. Farhan has recently recorded his first professional track ‘Remember Yesterday’ at Guy’s private studio in London.  Sarah Francis,18  from Ilford, Essex is one of three mentees selected to be mentored by TV Celebrity Stylist & Brand Expert Nick Ede (Owner and Creative Director of EdenCancan.) Mentees will be styling the outfits for Dan Gillespie Sells, Amal Fashanu and TOWIE’s Jessica Wright who are attending the dinner on the 3rd July.


Some of Britain’s most talented singers, dancers and performers are coming together tonight to bring awareness to the Rays of Sunshine charity, which grants wishes for seriously ill children.

 JLS, Pixie Lott, Leona Lewis, & Alexandra Burke, are among many names performing in this one off  event. Adam Lambert, Conor Maynard, Jaz Ellington Stooshe, and Spelbound will also at the Rays of Sunshine Concert at The Royal Albert Hall tonight, [Thursday 7th June]. The event will be  hosted by Kiss Fm’s Melvin Odoom and Rochelle Wiseman from The Saturdays.

 JLS and Leona Lewis are ambassadors for Rays of Sunshine https://www.raysofsunshine.org.uk/, the charity helps children between the ages of 3 and 18

 The boys from JLS said:

 “JLS loves supporting Rays of Sunshine and has been privileged to meet hundreds of amazing children and teenagers through their work. Every one of these young people has inspired us with their strength and bravery. ‘The Rays of Sunshine Concert’ will be a moving event for the performers and an amazing night of entertainment for music fans everywhere.”

British Global superstar, Leona Lewis said:

“I love being an ambassador for Rays of Sunshine. Every day of the year the charity adds a touch of sparkle into the lives of brave and deserving children. The Rays of Sunshine Concert will bring hundreds of children together for a precious night of fun and I’m so happy to be a part of it.”

Amongst the audience will be 1500 seriously ill children who have previously had their wishes granted by Rays of Sunshine. These will include 14-year-old  Isabelle  from Barnet who is living with Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the tibia. On the day of the concert Isabelle will be fulfilling her wish to go for a shopping spree at Lipsy in Brent Cross before coming to the concert and meeting Pixie Lott.   17-year-old Wasim  from Harrow.   Wasim had a liver transplant last year and was doing very well. Unfortunately, as a result of the transplant has developed a life threatening illness which is currently undiagnosed. Last year Rays of Sunshine fulfilled his wish to cook with Gordon Ramsay at Claridges Hotel. He also attended a recent reception hosted by Samantha Cameron at No 10 Downing Street.   Katie, 10 years old,  from Lambhill, Glasgow is living with Neurofibromatosis (tumours) diagnosed in 2007. Katie’s greatest wish was to design a giant teddy bear and name it after her consultant, Jennifer. In August last year, Katie designed her giant bear complete with a pink spotty dress and pink bow in her hair!

The Rays of Sunshine Concert is sponsored by www.adot.com

Miley Cyrus has announced her Engagement to her long time boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.

In an interview with People Magazine, American actress and singer Miley Cyrus, talks about her relationship with the australian actor, among other things in her life and says

“I’m so happy to be engaged and look forward to a life of happiness with Liam”…

which led to the magazine reporting the news earlier today (wed june 6).  Cyrus, 19, and Hemsworth, 22, met on set, whilst filming the movie “The Last Song” in 2009, and have dated ever since, with a few short-lived splits back in 2010 and early 2011.  Liam Hemsworth has had recent success with his latest role, in the ht movie “The Hunger Games“, planting his firmly on the hollywood Actors list.  Miley Cyrus shot to fame for her role of Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel.   The show and Miley herself became a global phenomenon, as t was beamed into their living rooms of ‘tweens’ across the globe.  She sang all the songs involved in the show including the theme tune, then embarked on “Best Of Both Worlds” world-wide tour under her Disney Character pseudonym.   Breaking away from her Disney persona, In July 2008, Cyrus released her first solo album, Breakout (2008), which was successful in its own right.

It is thought that Hemsworth proposed to the pop country star on May 31 with a 3.5-carat diamond ring.  Some Hollywood on-set romances are doomed before they even start, but this clearly isn’t the case for Miley and Liam, who have stood the test of time, and are now ready to embark in the next chapter of their lives, Marriage.

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg is Married!

In a surprise ceremony, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan in a private wedding ceremony at his magnificent home in Palo Alto California on Saturday.

Zuckerberg announced his nuptials by changing his Facebook status to ‘Married‘ and posting a wedding picture of the happy couple. 

The pair met when they were in college, long before Facebook even existed and it’s thought they have been a couple for around 9 years.  The pair fooled their guests by inviting them to celebrate Priscilla’s recent graduation from Medical school, but instead the guests, reported to be less than 100 people, were seated to witness the marriage of the newly appointed billionaire and the beautiful Dr Priscilla Chan.  The couple had planned the wedding over the past few months, keeping it a massive secret from the world, and their friends. It is thought that Mark helped design Priscilla’s Ruby ring.

Singer and Disco Queen Donna Summer has died at just 63 years of age.

Summer died this morning, at her Florida home, following a brutal battle with breast and lung cancer.  A statement from her family said:

“Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith.

“While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy. Words truly can’t express how much we appreciate your prayers and love for our family at this sensitive time.”

Donna Summer, real name LaDonna Adrian Gaines was a five-time Grammy Award winner, who rose to the heights of her fame  during the disco era of the 1970s. adored by millions of fans, and highly respected by her peers, Summer’s  career spans from the days of disco , right up until recent years, and her unbelievable 5 Grammy awards are just the tip of her award iceberg.  Summer was the first ever artist to have three consecutive double albums reach number one on the US Billboard chart, and she also charted four number-one singles in the United States within a 13-month period.

Summer is survived by her husband Bruce Sudano, their daughters Brooklyn and Amanda, as well as her daughter Mimi from her previous marriage.


Little Mix have announced that they are going to be supporting the JLS boys, on their Tour later this year.

The Little Mix girls have worked non stop since winning the XFactor last year, as one of the biggest and most popular acts performing in the huge X Factor Tour.

Now the tour is finished the girls, Jesy, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie, are  busy recording tracks in the studio, ready for the release of their debut album,  getting ready to support JLS on their upcoming tour and are in rehearsals for their first ever video shoot as a group in their own right.

The girls have been regularly  tweeting , even posting a pic of themselves , a sneak peek look at them at rehearsals. From the sound of things they are enjoying every second of their exciting journey. The ladies have however, found time to watch this years Britain’s Got Talent, and have already chosen their favourite Young London Lads, Loveable Rogues.

@LITTLEMIXOFFIC “Remember, we’re supporting JLS on tour this summer – so exciteeed!!! Xxjadexx”

@LITTLEMIXOFFIC “@LoveableRogues you guys are wicked! So deserve to go through! Good luck! X Leigh”

We know the girls are going to pull out all the stops on tour,  we expect it to be noting less than amazing, and we look forward to hearing their first track release from their album.