This is actually quite a lot of BAP action for a Monday.
- ‘Into The Blue’ hitmaker Kylie Minogue’s going on tour in September you know, starting in the UK. (Popjustice)
- Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea performed at the MTV Woodie awards. (MTV)
- Rita Ora’s Calvin Harris-produced new single ‘I Will Never Let You Down’ is out on May 11. (Popjustice)
- The tracklisting for Cher Lloyd’s ‘Sorry I’m Late’ album is now on iTunes in America anyway. (iTunes)
- Betty Who’s debut album is shaping up to be quite good if the list of collaborators is anything to go by. (Popjustice)
- The Backstreet Boys have announced a US tour and Avril Lavigne’s going to support them on it (!). (Idolator)
- Lily Allen claims she only made about £8k on her John Lewis-sponsored cover of Keane’s ‘Somewhere Only We Know’. (Popjustice)
- Jason Derulo’s releasing a slightly different album in the US to the one he released in the UK last year and now it has a slightly ‘risque’ cover. (Idolator)
- There have been quite a few good songs released in the last few days, specifically these ones by 5Angels, Sia, Kylie Minogue, Linnea Dale, GRL, Tich, Tanika and Anastacia. Oh and over the weekend there was this from Lady Gaga. (These are all Popjustice links, 'FYI')
- Sia’s annotated some of the lyrics to ‘Chandelier’ with amusing consequences. (Rap Genius)
- Lykke Li’s contributed a new song to the soundtrack of a Swedish film she also stars in. (Pitchfork)
- A pretty spectacular box sent by someone calling themselves Kidd Feather arrived at PJ HQ last week and this is what was inside. (Popjustice)
- Melanie ‘Mel C’ Chisholm has said that Little Mix are the closest thing to the Spice Girls. (Digital Spy) Poor Vanquish.
- Neon Jungle’s new video is now on the internet. (Popjustice)
- Mika felt the earth move in LA. (Twitter)
- Union J’s new album is apparently inspired by country music and they’d quite like to collaborate with Little Mix and Ed Sheeran on it. (Popjustice)
- Ryan Tedder’s written a song sung by Elton John with production by Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell for an as-yet-undetermined project. (Billboard)
- Alexandra Burke’s performing two shows in New York with your friend and ours Mario Frangoulis. (Twitter)
- Tove Lo’s made another video for ‘Habits’ and here it is. (Popjustice)
- One Direction are releasing a limited-edition picture disc vinyl for annual pop celebration, Record Store Day. (Popjustice)
And for old time's sake…
What a song.