Single Review: Leona Lewis – Thunder / I Am

Leona Lewis I Am cover

Leona Lewis continues promotion for upcoming album with two new singles
Leona Lewis made the big decision to leave her label Syco a few months ago, because she was not happy with the direction they were planning out for her. She decided to choose her own path and soon signed with Island Records to release new music. In September her fourth studio album I Am will be released. The disappointing chart results of first single ‘Fire Under My Feet’ did not discourage her as she decided to release two brand new singles in the past week; ‘I Am’ and ‘Thunder’.

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Update from Australia: New singles by Delta Goodrem and Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia Delta Goodrem

You might not realize it, but Australia is actually a very good country when it comes to pop music. Two of their previously successful female pop singers, Natalie Imbruglia and Delta Goodrem, are back with new singles and this is of course exciting news. But are the tracks any good?

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The Ultimate Madonna Singles Top 10

Madonna Rebel Heart

Madonna has been on top of her game for over 30 years now. The Queen of Pop had her first worldwide hit with ‘Holiday’ in 1983. She has been releasing success after success in the charts and launched album number 13, called Rebel Heart in 2015. The Queen of Pop turns 60 today and of course this is the perfect opportunity to look back at her greatest hits and celebrate the pop music that Madonna graced us with. I present you the Ultimate Madonna Singles Top 10. This was quite a hard task and a lot of ‘kill your darlings’ (‘Don’t Tell Me’, ‘Beautiful Stranger’, ‘Ray Of Light’, ‘Papa Don’t Preach’ and ‘Love Profusion’ all just missed the list) but it is here. Let me know what your top 10 looks like in the comment section below or on my social media pages!

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Single Review: Lena – Traffic Lights

Lena Traffic Lights cover a bit of pop music

Lena chooses electro pop path on new single
Does the name Lena Meyer-Landrut ring a bell? Maybe not, but you might remember her as the young German girl that won the Eurovision Song Contest for Germany in 2010 with the uber catchy song ‘Satellite’. The song became a hit in Europe and the next year she participated again, this time with the exciting and unusual pop song ‘Taken By A Stranger’ and managed to finish in top 10 again. Ever since, she released one more successful album in Germany, but then things got a bit quiet musically. Luckily she is back with a new album later this spring and we can now listen to the first single, called ‘Traffic Lights’.

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Video Review: Ruth Lorenzo – Gigantes

Ruth Lorenzo Gigantes cover

Ruth Lorenzo releases inner pop diva for ‘Gigantes’ video

Ruth Lorenzo had quite a successful year so far. She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for Spain with the beautiful ballad ‘Dancing In The Rain’. Thanks to a beautiful staging and outstanding vocal performance, she finished in top 10 for her home country. Before Eurovision Ruth had been releasing songs mainly in English, but because of her growing popularity in Spain, she decided to record an album in her mother language. The new single ‘Gigantes’ is the first song to be released of the record and Lorenzo premiered the video today on Youtube.

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Single Reviews: Fresh British female songs: Jess Glynne, Amelia Lily, Ella Eyre, Pixie Lott, Florrie, Chlöe Howl and Foxes

Ella Eyre

British pop girls ready to take over
We all know there are quite some British female pop singers that have been very successful over the past few years. Think about Ellie Goulding, Florence + the Machine, Marina & the Diamonds and of course the likes of Amy Winehouse, Adele, Jessie J and so on. I listed seven pop girls that released a single recently and will try to be the next British sensation. Some of them we have seen before, other are rather new, but all sound fresh and promising!

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