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Thursday, 28 February 2013

New Single Alert - Demi Lovato - Heart Attack

Following her stint as an X-Factor judge, Demi Lavato is releasing new album in a few months and the official lead single Heart Attack has leaked online. Written by Lovato, Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas, and Nikki Williams, the track is pop awesomeness...

New Single Preview - Kylie Minogue - Music Will Always Love You

It's like stepping back in time, as this Kylie Minogue demo has leaked online for new track Music Will Always Love You. This is the first glimpse of the stars new sound now that she has signed to ROC Nation and even though it is just a demo, we LOVE IT...

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

New Single Alert - Justin Bieber - Right Here feat Drake

Justin Bieber has just released his new lyric video for new single Right Here. Co-written by the Biebster and fellow Canadian Drake, who features on the track is the fourth single to be released from his third studio album Believe...

New Single Alert - Little Boots - Motorway

One of our fav synthpop nu-disco babes Little Boots today released her new lead single of her forthcoming sophomore album Nocturnes, due for release in May. Written by the singer along with Jim Eliot, Motorway delivers a dark deep synth, perhaps more deep house track that blends beautifully with the singer’s vocals...

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

New Video Alert - Carly Rae Jepsen - Tonight I'm Getting Over You


 Releasing the fourth single Tonight I’m Getting Over You, taken off of her debut album Kiss, this club friend track see’s Carly Rae Jepsen  offering a techno-esque, bit Robyn, with slight dub-step feel...

Monday, 25 February 2013

New Single Alert - Zoë Badwi & Denzal Park - Torches (Official Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi G...



This week, ARIA Award nominee and APRA Award winning Australian songstress Zoë Badwi, releases her new track titled Torcheswhich she was asked to create as the official anthem this year's Sydney Mardi Gras...

Sunday, 24 February 2013

New Video Alert - Valerie June - You Can't Be Told..!

Some different for you this Sunday, however we like to mix things up on SCP HQ. After captivating performance on BBCs ‘Later… With Jools Holland’ in November Valerie June’s delivers brand new video for You Can’t Be Told a cross between beautiful vintage country, gospel and powerful delta blues...

New Video Alert - A+ Dropouts - Boy Games


Something cute here from teenage Punk Pop rockers A+ Dropouts, who have dropped their video for Boy Games.  Lead by 15 year old lead vocalist Cheska Zaide, the clip...

Saturday, 23 February 2013

New Video Alert - One Direction - One Way Or Another

One Direction finally premiere there video for charity single One Way or Another. Instead of spending loads of money a fancy production video – 1D made the video themselves to help raise money for the British charity Comic Relief which is on 15 March...

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

SnapCacklePop Interview... Ms Mr..!

Visiting Australia for the Laneway concert series we took the opportunity to catch up with Lizzie and Max from the awesome duo Ms Mr! Two of the friendly nicest pop stars you'll meet we talk to them about their time Down Under, their unique name, their new single Fantasy, their amazing of music and much much more - check out the interview with Ms Mr here now..!

New Video Alert - MKTO - Thank You


2013 is shaping up to be one hell of a year of pop, as another new pop group to take on the pop charts, with their awesome debut single. MKTO comprised of real-life best friends Tony Oller and Malcolm Kelley who have just released their debut video for Thank You and it’s a pop that we love it..!

The twosome offer a vibrant mix of pop, hip-hop and R&B, crafted in an undeniably organic way, which makes the music sound as fun to the listener as it was for the two to make--but there's an edge to it, too...

Remix Alert - Will.i.am - Scream and Shout ft Britney Spears, Lil’ Wayne, Diddy, Waka Flocka, and Hit-Boy..!

We love a remix at SCP HQ. The reinvention sometimes can be better than the original, however we have to say the new remix of the brilliant Scream & Shout  from Will.i.am and Britney Spears is awful...

Monday, 18 February 2013

New Single Alert - MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS - E.V.O.L

In what can be described as an anti-valentine song Marina and the Diamonds releases new track E.V.O.L that she released via her YouTube account last week....

New Video Alert - Olly Murs - Army Of Two


Lovable Essex chap Olly Murs has released the music video for his new track Amry Of Two. The track that was written about his fans, known as the 'Murs Army' premiered on Valentine's Day and see's the singer...

Saturday, 16 February 2013

New Video Alert - Passion Pit - Carried Away


Passion Pit are due to officially launch Carried Away the second single off their critically acclaimed album Gossamer, with the band releasing this week the track’s official music video directed by sibling-duo Brewer...

Friday, 15 February 2013

New Video Alert - Justin Timberlake - Suit & Tie ft. JAY Z


After his Grammy Award performance last weekend, Justin Timberlake as dropped his video for Suit & Tie the lead single from his forthcoming album The 20/20 Experience. Launching the video via Twitter earlier today with...

New Video Alert - Cimorelli - Believe It


Californian girl group Cimorelli follow up previewing the debut EP Believe It with new video of the same name which has already broken the 5 million views mark..! The six smiling sisters video see’s the girls...

Thursday, 14 February 2013

One Direction release 3D movie trailer..!


One Direction fans we get a glimpse into the 1D world of Niall, Liam, Harry, Louie and Zayn with their forthcoming movie in 3D. Following in Justin Bieber Never Say Never and Katy Perry’s Part Of Me (such great movie’s) the boyband...

New Single Alert - Erika Jayne - Get It Tonight ft. Flo Rida


It’s been a while since we last featured Erika Jayne, who also hasn’t being doing too bad with her last six hits making it to No.1 on the Billboard Dance Chart all off her debut album Pretty Mess...

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

New Single Alert - Justin Timberlake - Mirrors


With his album The 20/20 Experience release fast approaching, the ex N’Sync singer releases album track Mirrors. Justin Timberlake delivers a string laden 8 minute, yes 8 MINUTES mid tempo track, that reminds us of a slower version My Love from his previous album FutureSex/LoveSounds...

New Video Alert - Rihanna - Stay


Rihanna has released the new video for single Stay featuring guest vocals by Mikky Ekko. The piano driven ballad, co-written by Mikky and Justin Parker has honest and emotional vocals and sees the singer naked in a bath in the Sophie Muller directed film clip...

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

And the winner is.. The Grammy Awards 2013..!

It was one of THE nights in the music calendar as the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Sunday 10th February 2013 from Staples Center in Los Angeles. LL Cool J once again was master of ceremonies with live performances from Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, fun, Kelly Clarkson, Maroon 5 & Alicia Keys and Ed Sheeran teamed up with Elton John for a version of the hit single A-Team. There were some big winners including Goyte who won three awards including Record of the year accolade, The Black Keys swept the board in the rock category and also taking three awards were powerhouse rappers Jay-Z and Kayne West. Check out the FULL list of winners below. Who do you think deserved to win?

SnapCacklePop Interview - Strange Talk..!

Finally releasing their long anticipated debut album Cast Away, we got the chance to chat to Stephen and Gerard from Strange Talk about the new LP, their tour plans, their influences behind the music, success in the US, secret pop crushes and who they would turn gay for. Its a mammoth interview with the Melbournian boys, so get the pop corn as its the SnapCacklePop Interview with Strange Talk..!

Monday, 11 February 2013

New Video Alert - The Lumineers - Stubborn Love

Undoubedtly Ho Hey by U.S. band The Lumineers is one of the biggest hits of Summer Down Under - their unique style and haunting music make them a daffodil standing tall in a field of clover. Their popularity here..

Saturday, 9 February 2013

SnapCacklePop Interview - Olly Murs..!

Being a fellow Essex boy, we love catching up with Olly Murs. We caught up with the Troublemaker singer whilst on a promotional tour of the US where he talks his chart success, his new video for Army of Two, touring with One Direction and then later in the year with Robbie Williams, plus loads more. Get ready, get set, it's the delishishly charming Olly Murs...!

Justin Timberlake releases album deets..!

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Justin Timberlake has revealed the art and full track listing for his third solo album, The 20/20 Experience, due for release on March 15, 2013 . The CD packaging, photographed by Tom Munro, will be featured on The 20/20 Experience albums worldwide. 

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Little Mix say its never to late to Change Your Life..!

Currently on tour in the UK, the Little Mix girls release their new video for Change Your Life. 

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

One Direction get red noses for charity..!

The world's biggest boy band right now, One Direction, have teamed up with the UK charity, Comic Relief, to record the official 2013 UK Red Nose Day charity single, creating their own unique take on the Blondie classic One Way Or Another.

MS MR are our indie electro pop Fantasy..!


After appearing at Sydney’s Laneway festival at the weekend and their sold out side-shows in Sydney and Melbourne alt-pop duo MS MR (Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow) are wowing the crowds with their new blend of indie, soul electronic pop whetting appetites for their debut record Second Hand Repture on 10 May.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Pete's Pop Picks..!

He's back , its the return of PPP..!

Woohoo, it good to be back & Happy New Year..! It's been a while since the last Pete's Pop Picks but i've been waiting till I had some great pop tracks to bring you... and here they are..!

Devlin - Rewind Feat. Diane Birch
Back in 2009 I took in the amazing sights and sounds of the captivating Japan. Tokyo was a mind blower and a trip to the massive Virgin Megastore was a must. I killed several hours looking around finding some music i'd never heard of before. One of those albums I found was the brilliant Bible Belt from Michigan native Diane Birch. This album captivated me from the first listen and still does to this day. Seems 23 year old UK rapper Devlin has thought the same, using her gorgeous track Rewind as the basis for his new single,  appropriately also called Rewind

Monday, 4 February 2013

Beyonce kills it at Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show..!

Well we kind of knew it would be amazing at this years Super Bowl half time show, however Beyonce really pulled out all the stops to put on one hell of a crowd pleasing show that didn't disappoint. The pre-show buzz alone was gaining more popularity on internet sites and social media than the actual game itself. 

Fall in love with Sam Smith and his beautiful debut single..!

Sometimes a voice comes along that gives you goose bumps and that is exactly what we got when we heard the debut single from Sam Smith

Far East Movement Ain't Coming Down..!

The Far East Movement boys are back with their dirty bass, teaming up with up-and-coming producer/DJ, Rell The Soundbender, on new track Ain’t Coming Down (Yeah I’m Trippin’ Mix)Get ready for the club-ready music video from the full cast as these artists create an electro infused trap anthem set to blow clubs up around the world.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Beyonce Sings National Anthem Live to show she can..!

After Beyonce admitted this week that she lip-sync at President Barack Obama's inauguration, she can come fighting back by singing the United States National anthem at Super Bowl press conference. Beyonce is performing at the Super Bowl's half time show, which Madonna did last year and pulled a whopping 111million viewers, the biggest in TV history. Rumoured to feature a Destiny's Child reunion, we reckon its going to be a touch down for Queen B. Check it out below..! 

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Justin Timberlake to perform at Grammys..!

Six-time GRAMMY winner Justin Timberlake is set to perform on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards show, marking the first time in four years that Timberlake will grace the GRAMMY stage. It will be his debut TV performance on the eve of his first studio album in seven years, making it the perfect platform to launch his new album The 20/20 Experience.  

Other performers on the night include current nominees Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert, The Black Keys, FUN., the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Jack White, as well as Elton John and current nominee Ed Sheeran performing live together for the first time.

SCP will be tuning in, will you?
Check out our fav JT performance at the Grammy's in 2007..!

Friday, 1 February 2013

Rihanna back with Chris Brown..!

News hit SCP HQ that Rihanna has confirmed that she is back with ex Chris Brown. Chris is still on probation for assaulting the singer back in 2009, however they have both said “It’s different now”

In her Rolling Stone magazine interview published on Wednesday, the singer says about her about U-turn “I decided it was more important for me to be happy,” continuing saying “I wasn’t going to let anybody’s opinion get in the way of that. Even if it’s a mistake, it’s my mistake,”

This news is not going to go down well with her army of fans, however the Diamonds singer, who has recorded Nobody’s Business with the R&B singer on her latest album Unapologetic, doesn't seem to care saying  "I’d rather just live my truth and take the backlash,” At least the singer is being slightly cautious by saying Brown is on probation with her as well, saying, “He doesn’t have the luxury of (messing) up again.” continuing saying “That’s just not an option … And I wouldn’t have gone this far if I ever thought that was a possibility.”

What do you think of this news pop fans? Do you think Rihanna should of given Chris Brown a second chance? Check out lyrics to Nobody's Business below and let us know if you think they have been together for a while..!

Robbie Williams wants to Be A Boy..!

Releasing his third video from his new album Take The Crown, Robbie Williams is back with Be A Boy, which uses footage from his recent residency at London's O2 area. The ex Take That member is up for Best Single at this years Brit Awards for previous released single Candy that was written with his ex Take That band mate Gary Barlow. Speaking of the nomination Robbie said on his website "Really chuffed that Candy has made it into the Best Single nominations at this year's BRITs," Robbie said of news. "I've been coming to the show for so long, it's great at this point to have a song recognised from Take The Crown. I'll be there on the night, it's always fun. As for Best Male, you gotta vote Olly Murs - my tour mate". Williams is also due to perform the award show in February, however until then, get your copy of Take The Crown on iTunes now..! 

Wally Lopez tells Graffiti6's Jamie Scott You Can't Stop The Beat..!

As runners-up in our Awesome Album award, you all know we're fans of Graffiti6 and their amazing debut album Colours. Front man Jamie Scott is a man of many talents though and has now lent his voice to DJ Wally Lopez's new dance track You Can't Stop The Beat. No it's not a version of the Hairspray classic but a great dance single in it's own right. Jamie's smooth vocals suit perfectly (though we can't think of anything he couldn't sing) and we're lucky to see plenty of the handsome British singer/songwriter in the video - we want to come to your party Wally - anytime you want to invite us - we're up for it OK?! In the meantime you'll love You Can't Stop The Beat as much as we do..!

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