LONG WAY DOWN Tom O’Dell (Sony) The BRIT’s critics choice winner, who spent a year of his childhood in New Zealand, is the best kind of everyman songwriter. Somewhere in between the soaring and earthy vocals, where a song such a Hold Me, has Beatlesque influences and throbbing piano flourishes O’Dell shows he has the touch of a classic tunesmith about him on a debut album which is unfashionably accessible, self-aware and confident.
Justin Bieber reportedly hawked his saliva into the face of a nightclub DJ. The unnamed man claims the 19-year-old Baby singer assaulted him in the VIP area at The Social Room bar and lounge in Columbus, Ohio
More than 6000 hopefuls have tried out for the X Factor in a 27-town pre-audition marathon, and yesterday we saw the final five. That’s a fact .
Rebel Wilson wonders why “hot” people don’t lie about being “two-toothed” online. The Australian actress is known for her wicked sense of humour and has appeared in comedies such as Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect
The entire pestilence of house up-do programmes, possibly the least disempowering is Kirstie’s Vintage Home, Choice, Tuesdays. That’s not to say it’s not irritating, repetitive and sometimes intelligence-affronting
Catelyn Stark would be heartbroken to see where her children have ended up, says Michelle Fairley, who plays the honourable-to-a-fault Lady Stark in Game of Thrones. Speaking to Vulture, Fairley reveals what it was like filming the aptly named Red Wedding scenes, which saw the demise of several key characters of the popular fantasy HBO series.
First things first: How did Christchurch boy-band Moorhouse, the handsome SBWs, end up in the bottom two at last night’s elimination episode of the X Factor Hadn’t we all agreed that not necessarily the best voices win but rather those who appeal to a certain fan base Like to teenage girls I blame their song choice on Sunday’s Best of British show.
Review: Wayne Brady Opera House, Wellington, 7 May When Wayne Brady takes the stage, you can’t help feeling just a little excited.
If you think one of the new faces on Shortland Street looks vaguely familiar, then you’re right.
Justin Bieber has visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and the museum says the Canadian pop star wrote in the guestbook that he hoped Frank “would have been a Belieber” if she had lived. A post on Saturday on the Facebook page of the museum said Bieber had visited the previous night and stayed over an hour, along with a group of friends and guards, as fans waited outside to “see a glimpse of him”.