A Newsdump for 9 August 2011: From Matt Cardle’s brave new direction to Dappy’s tackle collection
Posted by Popjustice on
Aug 09 2011, 08:12
» Here’s some news that’ll calm everyone down a bit: Guy Chambers says Matt Cardle‘s forthcoming album sounds like “a cross between Coldplay, Travis and Snow Patrol.” (The Sun) Jesus wept.
» Justin Timberlake thinks he would have been successful without *NSYNC. We think he’s probably right. (All Headline News)
» Katy Perry was joined onstage by Rebecca Black for an excruciating version of ‘Friday’. (Capital FM)
» “Musical genius” Talay Riley has sent the same songs to both The Wanted and One Direction because “they’re pretty much doing the same thing.” (Sugar Scape)
» Sky Ferreira steps back in time. (Twitter)
» Selena Gomez thinks the internet can be “really evil.” (Daily Mail)
» Nicki Minaj thinks both she and Lady Gaga are “awkward” and “non-pretty” and that it’s “OK to be weird.” (Contactmusic)
» Rihanna gets to hold a gun and look slightly bemused in the film Battleship. (Daily Blam)
» And finally, knitted hat connoisseur Dappy once spent £8,000 in a tackle shop to feed his carp fishing addiction. (Gear 4 Music) That would explain how his new single has so many hooks, then!
THAT WAS some of THE NEWS.