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Check the tracklisting out for Messy Little Raindrops.. Cheryl Cole’s anticipated new album….

Its been a bit of a controversial past week for Cheryl hasn’t it? Gamu gate has completely swept the nation and shows no sign of slowing down. Did Cheryl make the right choice? Hmm.. i wonder. Anyway on to the music.

Do not ask me how but somehow the multi-talented and beautiful Cheryl Cole has managed to juggle her X Factor judging responsibilities with divorcing her cheating husband and that extremely nasty bout of malaria and finish the production of her sophomore album all in time for that time of year again , Yes it’s that “performing her latest single on X Factor‘s Sunday night results show…” time of year again. Her commitment, work rate and desire to complete the album is phenomenal when you consider what’s she gone through recently!

Her latest album is to be called Messy Little Raindrops. So yeah, the track list for Cheryl’s album, You can take a look below..

  1. Promise This
  2. The Flood
  3. Yeah Yeah (feat. Travie McCoy)
  4. Better To Lie (feat. August Rigo)
  5. Everybody, Everyone (feat. Dizzee Rascal)
  6. Raindrops
  7. Cold Heart
  8. Hummingbird
  9. Amnesia
  10. Happy Tears
  11. Waiting

The single after ‘Promise This’ will be an enormo-ballad called ‘The Flood’, a massive, strong-laden, Christmassy tear-jerker about ‘wreckage’, ‘drowning’ and ‘natural disaster love… Sounds exciting right?

The hook-up with Travie McCoy is very of-the-moment, considering the impressive year Travis has had with his hit single “Billonaire”, I definitely can’t wait to get a listen!!! Cheryl has also recorded a duet with recently turned reality tv star judge Dizzee Rascal, that track is titled “Everybody , Everyone”. The album is to be released on 1st November 2010, preceded by the lead single Promise This. Looking forward to this album…

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[Charts Update] Katy Perry’s ‘California Gurls’ storms to No.1

Katy Perry has rocketed to the top of the UK singles chart with ‘California Gurls’. The track – which features an appearance from rapper Snoop Dogg – also leads the US, Australian and Irish singles chart this week.

It becomes her second single to reach No.1 in the UK after 2008’s ‘I Kissed A Girl’.

K’Naan’s ‘Wavin’ Flag’ holds steady at two, while last week’s chart-topper, ‘Shout’ by Shout For England, slips to three.

Meanwhile, Eminem places two singles in this week’s top ten: ‘Not Afraid’ at five and ‘Love The Way You Lie’, featuring Rihanna, at seven.

Lady GaGa’s ‘Alejandro’ continues its climb up the chart, advancing from ten to eight.

Outside of the top ten, Scissor Sisters debut at eleven with ‘Fire With Fire’ to notch up their eighth top 20 hit, while Kelly Rowland climbs from 17 to 13 with ‘Commander’.

The top ten singles in full:

1. (-) Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg: ‘California Gurls’
2. (2) K’Naan: ‘Wavin’ Flag’
3. (1) Shout For England ft. Dizzee Rascal & James Corden: ‘Shout’
4. (3) Example: ‘Kickstarts’
5. (6) Eminem: ‘Not Afraid’
6. (4) Kylie Minogue: ‘All The Lovers’
7. (-) Eminem & Rihanna: ‘Love The Way You Lie’
8. (10) Lady GaGa: ‘Alejandro’
9. (5) Tinie Tempah ft. Labrinth: ‘Frisky’
10. (7) David Guetta & Chris Willis ft. Fergie & LMFAO: ‘Gettin’ Over You’

Source: Official Charts Company

Charts News : Corden, Dizzee stay at No. 1 with ‘Shout’

James Corden and Dizzee Rascal have stayed at number one in the UK singles chart for a second week with ‘Shout’.

Fending off heavy competition in the midweeks, the duo’s unofficial World Cup anthem went on to deny fellow tournament tune K’Naan’s ‘Wavin’ Flag’, which jumped a place to number two.

Example debuted in third place with ‘Kickstarts’, beating January’s ‘Won’t Go Quietly’ which peaked at number six. Kylie Minogue’s first single in two years, ‘All The Lovers’, landed in fourth spot. It’s her most successful track since ‘2 Hearts’, which topped the charts in 2007.

Tinie Tempah was down three to number five, while David Guetta fell the same distance to ninth. Meanwhile, ‘Not Afraid’ by Eminem only slid one place to sixth spot, and Jason Derulo moved down to number nine from seven.

Robyn’s new entry ‘Dancing On My Own’ finished in eighth spot, while Lady GaGa’s ‘Alejandro’ rose to tenth. Usher, B.o.B and Alicia Keys fell to outside of the top ten, at 11, 12 and 15 respectively.

The top ten singles in full:

1. (-) Shout For England ft. Dizzee Rascal & James Corden: ‘Shout’
2 (3) K’Naan: ‘Wavin’ Flag’
3. (-) Example: ‘Kickstarts’
4. (-) Kylie Minogue: ‘All The Lovers’
5. (2) Tinie Tempah ft. Labrinth: ‘Frisky’
6. (5) Eminem: ‘Not Afraid’
7 (4) David Guetta & Chris Willis ft. Fergie & LMFAO: ‘Gettin’ Over You’
8. (-) Robyn: ‘Dancing On My Own’
9. (7) Jason Derulo: ‘Ridin’ Solo’
10. (19) Lady GaGa: ‘Alejandro’

Source: Official Charts Company

Bluey Robinson Featured :

I have been very impressed by this Young Talent.. 21 year old Bluey Robinson has been surrounded by music all his life. Born in 1988, he grew up on The Jackson 5, Bob Marley, Phil Collins, UB40 and The Drifters. These foundations set his musical taste and later, influenced his style today.

When you think of it really theres not many UK R&B Male Singers out there at the moment , theres a few , but i really get the feel that Bluey could take control along with some other fine UK Talents including Loick Essien , Talay Riley etc!!!

Starting in late November 2008, Bluey started to captivate an audience through a guerrilla online campaign which saw him take his music and unique performance style to the London, Paris and New York train networks, where he’d sing to commuters, jam with buskers capturing hearts and minds! The resulting home edited video footage is must see content and the campaign has culminated in his Channel ‘Bluey Robinson TV’ attracting over 500,000 views and sparking a great reaction.

Over the summer of ’09 Bluey took his songs on the road and played sold out shows to a welcoming audience at Notting Hill’s ‘Yoyo’s’ and the Hoxton Bar And Grill’s ‘Gold Dust’.

‘I Know’, Bluey’s first release, arrived in late September off the back of a strong radio plot, which saw extensive airplay across national radio with Ronnie Herel in particular championing the rising star.

Since then, Bluey has gone from strength to strength, performing a storming set at the ‘1Xtra after Party’ following Dizzie Rascal’s performance at the BBC Electric Proms on Wed 21st Oct in Camden’s Roundhouse.

A chance meeting with Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse writer Gil Cang saw the two collaborate on ‘Gotta Be A Way’, a soul stomp of the highest order. A track which will be performed when Bluey hits the O2 Wireless festival later this year on a bill which includes Jay-Z and Pink.

In late November ’09, almost a year to the day of uploading his first youtube video, Bluey put pen to paper to a well deserved record deal with entertainment giant Sony Music.

He has recently produced a few acoustic performances for the No.1 Youth Broadcaster http://sbtv.co.uk/

Check him out on the following websites:

http://www.blueyrobinson.com
http://www.twitter.com/blueyrobinson
http://www.myspace.com/blueyrobinson
http://www.youtube.com/blueyrobinsonTV
There’s a lot more to come from this rising star so stay tuned!


Chart Update- Dizzee, Corden pip Tinie Tempah to No. 1

Dizzee Rascal and James Corden have beaten Tinie Tempah in this week’s UK singles chart.

Orchestrated by Simon Cowell, the rapper and comedian made a late surge to the top of the charts with their unofficial charity World Cup anthem ‘Shout’, a loose cover of Tears for Fears’s 1985 hit track.

Only released on Wednesday, the track pulled in impressive sales of over 110,000. Corden and Dizzee performed live to an audience of nearly 10 million on Britain’s Got Talent over a week ago.

Tempah’s ‘Frisky’, featuring Labrinth, could not replicate the the 21-year-old hip-hop artist’s debut single ‘Pass Out’, which stormed to number one in April.

David Guetta fell three places from last week’s chart victory, denied third place by K’naan’s ‘Wavin’ Flag’, which was another new World Cup entry.

Meanwhile, Eminem made another small climb, from sixth to fifth spot, while Usher’s ‘OMG‘ re-entered the top ten at number six.

Jason Derulo’s ‘Ridin’ Solo’ and B.o.B’s ‘Nothin’ On You’ plummeted to seventh and eighth place respectively, ahead of ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’ by Alicia Keys, which was down two to number nine.

Pixie Lott only just missed out on making the top ten with ‘Turn It Up’, while Baddiel & Skinner & The Lightning Seeds benefitted from World Cup fever to rise a huge 43 places to slip inside the top ten.

Elsewhere in the top 40, Dizzee’s ‘Dirtee Disco’ was down eight places to 12, N’Dubz’s ‘We Dance On’ slid nine spots to 17, while Aggro Santos’s ‘Candy’ sunk the same distance to 14. Also, ‘Solo’ by Iyaz dropped ten spots to 20.

The top ten singles in full (click where possible for our reviews):

1. (-) Shout For England ft. Dizzee Rascal & James Corden: ‘Shout’
2. (-) Tinie Tempah ft. Labrinth: ‘Frisky’
3. (-) K’naan: ‘Wavin’ Flag’
4. (1) David Guetta & Chris Willis ft. Fergie & LMFAO: ‘Gettin’ Over You’
5. (6) Eminem: ‘Not Afraid’
6. (11) Usher ft. will.i.am: ‘OMG’
7. (4) Jason Derulo: ‘Ridin’ Solo’
8. (2) B.o.B. ft. Bruno Mars: ‘Nothin’ On You’
9. (7) Alicia Keys: ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’
10. (53) Baddiel & Skinner & the Lightning Seeds: ‘3 Lions’

Source: Official Charts Company

Dizzee Rascal vs. Tinie Tempah For UK Number 1!

Tinie Tempah’s ‘Frisky’ is leading the way in the midweek sales figures to top the Official UK singles chart but Dizzee Rascal and comedian James Corden’s England World Cup song,’Shout For England’, has been rush-released by four days and is now available to buy from today.

Dizzee is expected to be Tinie’s biggest challenger for the coverted number one spot.

Which song do you want to be number 1 this Sunday- Tinie’s ‘Frisky’ or Dizzee’s ‘Shout For England’

At this moment in time Dizzee & James have leapfrogged Tinie Tempah in the iTunes chart as they are currently at Number 1.

In other chart news, Christina Aguilera is on course for the Number One alum with her new LP ’Bionic’.


Charts Roundup : David Guetta Knocks Dizzee off No.1 Spot …

David Guetta has topped this week’s singles charts with ‘Gettin’ Over You’.

The 42-year-old DJ made a late surge to number one, overtaking B.o.B’s ‘Nothin’ On You‘, which was at the top spot for much of the week.

Featuring a star-studded cast including Chris Willis and Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas, it is the star’s third hit single from his One Love album, following 2009’s ‘When Love Takes Over and ‘Sexy Check’.
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With B.o.B in second place, Dizzee Rascal’s ‘Dirtee Disco‘ fell to fourth after last week’s chart . There was good news for Jason Derulo and Aggro Santos, who both jumped to third and fifth spot respectively.

Eminem’s ‘Not Afraid’ slipped a place to number six, while N-Dubz were down two places from the previous week to eighth. Meanwhile, Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber moved up a spot to nine with ‘Eenie Meenie’.

Elsewhere, Alicia Keys re-entered the top ten at number seven with ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’. Edward Maya and Roll Deep finally left the top ten, with ‘Stereo Love’ and ‘Good Times’ settling for 12 and 14 respectively.

The top ten singles in full (click where possible for our reviews):

1. (-) David Guetta & Chris Willis ft. Fergie & LMFAO: ‘Gettin’ Over You’
2. (-) B.o.B. ft. Bruno Mars: ‘Nothin’ On You’
3. (4) Jason Derulo: ‘Ridin’ Solo’
4. (1) Dizzee Rascal: ‘Dirtee Disco’
5. (8) Aggro Santos ft. Kimberly Wyatt: ‘Candy’
6. (5) Eminem: ‘Not Afraid
7. (13) Alicia Keys: ‘Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart’
8. (6) N-Dubz ft. Bodyrox: ‘We Dance On’
9. (10) Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber: ‘Eenie Meenie’
10. (3) Iyaz: ‘Solo’

Music News : Pictures from London’s Capital FM Summertime Ball ..

Capital FM’s annual ‘Summertime Ball’  attracted 70,000 people who turned up to watch chart acts like Cheryl Cole, Rihanna, Usher, Dizzee Rascal, JLS, Ke$ha, Jason Derulo, Chipmunk, Tinie Tempah, Alexandra Burke and Justin Bieber perform.

Surprises on the day included  Will.i.am and Justin Bieber joining Usher for a rendition of ‘OMG’, Florence Welch joining Dizzee Rascal for a surprise performance of their duet ‘You Got The Dirtee Love’, and Sean Kingston and Esmee also turned up un-announced.

Check out live pictures from the event below:

Chart Update : Dizzee Rascal Number 1..

Dizzee Rascal has gone straight in at number one on the UK singles chart with his brand new single ‘Dirtee Disco’.

He has become the first male solo artist ever to have enjoyed four number one singles off the same album which is hugely impressive.

His others – 2008’s ‘Dance Wiv Me’, and last year’s ‘Bonkers’ and ‘Holiday’ – all featured on the number one album, ‘Tongue ‘N’ Cheek’.

The album has been re-released on double-CD featuring previously unheard and exclusive material.

Elsewhere in the singles countdown, Eminem was a new entry at number five with ‘Not Afraid’.

N-Dubz’ ‘We Dance On’ and ‘Eenie Meenie’ by Justin Bieber charted at number six and number ten. Congratulations though goes to Mr Dizzee Rascal!!

Check out the full UK single & album chart under the cut!

This week’s UK Top Ten singles are:

1. Dizzee Rascal – ‘Dirtee Disco’
2. B.o.B – ‘Nothin’ On You’ (feat. Bruno Mars)
3. Iyaz – ‘Solo’
4. Jason Derulo – ‘Ridin’ Solo’
5. Eminem – ‘Not Afraid’
6. N-Dubz – ‘We Dance On’ (feat. Bodyrox)
7. Edward Maya – ‘Stereo Love’ (feat. Vika Jigulina)
8. Aggro Santos – ‘Candy’ (feat. Kimberly Wyatt)
9. Roll Deep – ‘Good Times’
10. Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber – ‘Eenie Meenie’