BAP-2014Thank goodness it's Friday, right readers? Here are your weekend BAPs.

  • Here’s a list of songs Leona Lewis is enjoying at the moment. (YouTube)
  • Pop song ‘Bad Romance’ by up and coming singer Lady Gaga has been awarded a Diamond Award for passing 10m sales in America. (Popjustice)
  • So it turns out that that old Ariana Grande song she shared with the world yesterday was recorded by K-Pop group f(x) last summer. (Billboard)
  • Usher has been working with Max Martin on songs for his new album, which seems like quite a good idea really. (Popjustice)
  • Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea performed ‘Fancy’ on another US TV show last night. (The 405)
  • Speaking of Charli XCX, it looks like ‘Boom Clap’ will be her next single. (Popjustice)
  • Here’s a remix of Lana Del Rey’s ‘West Coast’ that features slightly different lyrics to the original. (Dazed Digital)
  • Pharrell’s made a behind the scenes thing for the ‘Marilyn Monroe’ video. (YouTube)
  • Madonna’s on the cover of L’uomo Vogue you know. (Pop Sirens)
  • Bon Voyage’ hitmaker Marlene’s got a new EP out and it’s really very good. (Popjustice)
  • Lily Allen’s appeared in some new Cornetto ‘short film’ thing about finding love or some such nonsense. (YouTube)
  • AlunaGeorge will be sup­port­ing Coldplay at the Royal Albert Hall by the way. (Twitter)
  • Mariah Carey sang some songs as part of this Summer Concert Series earlier today. (That Grape Juice)
  • Speaking of popstar birthdays, Nandos sent Olly Murs some cakes as a belated gift. (Twitter) 
  • Avicii/Avicci’s new single is that one featuring the vocal talents of Adam Lambert. (Digital Spy)
  • Two of McFly have been writing songs with one of One Direction. (Twitter)
  • C’mon’ hitmaker Kesha’s signed up to be a judge/mentor/expert on this new TV talent show thing in America called Rising Star. (Billboard)
  • The Vamps’ new single will be a re-worked version of ‘Somebody To You’ featuring Demi Lovato. (Capital FM)

And for old time's sake…

What a song.