click to enlarge If you have young children, you’ve probably heard the ubiquitous “Baby Shark” more times than you care to remember. The catchy little educational song has been a huge hit with kids — provoking obsession levels on par with Beanie Babies and Furby toys. The video for the song on YouTube currently sits at over two billion views. “Baby Shark” was created by a YouTube channel called Pinkfong! The Korean-based channel makes videos with sing-along songs and dances. The songs are educational and the dancing keeps kids active, so it’s a win-win for everybody, right? Wrong. Kids get weirdly obsessed with this song fed to them by a brightly-colored screen and they tend to play it constantly and drive their parents absolutely insane. Many have wondered if the “Baby Shark” song is actually some kind of Black Mirror-type tech torture device. Major internet phenomenons like this only exist because babies can use iPhones … [Read more...] about ‘Baby Shark’ Was the Best Song of 2018
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GAVIN & Stacey fans could be in for a real treat, as there are whispers in the showbiz world the show could be returning. But what do we know about this reunion? And what made the show so great? Here's the FULL lowdown on the hit BBC comedy.... Is Gavin & Stacey coming back? Gavin & Stacey ran for three series on the BBC from 2007 until 2010. The show proved to be a massive hit, and made a global star out of James Corden. Ruth Jones - who co-wrote Gavin & Stacey along with James - has hinted the show could make a comeback. On April 17, 2018, Ruth told ITV's Lorraine that she had been speaking about the show with her co-star and writing buddy: “James and I were talking about this [the characters] the other day. “I think Baby Neil, who is now probably about 11... Nessa is training him down the slots." James – who now hosts The Late Late Show in the US – has previously said he wouldn’t rule out a comeback on the show. And Ruth … [Read more...] about Is Gavin and Stacey coming back, who wrote it, who was in the cast and what were the best songs and memes?
ESTELLE'S legacy as one of the biggest stars of the 2000s remains intact thanks to her continued status as one of few British artists to have cracked America. The singer became an international superstar herself with the release of iconic R&B track American Boy and has now revealed she turned down the opportunity to mentor others to similar success on The X Factor. Here's the lowdown... Who is Estelle and how old is she? Estelle Fanta Swaray was born 18 January 1980 and is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress from Hammersmith. The 38-year-old's breakthrough came in 2004 with 1980 before she earned mainstream success and a Grammy Award for her most known single, American Boy, with Kanye West. She has worked with the likes of John Legend, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown, and will.i.am throughout her career and has also scooped three MOBO's, for Best Song, Newcomer, and UK Female. In addition for her music career, Estelle has voiced the fictional character … [Read more...] about How old is Estelle and what are the American Boy singer’s best songs?
BIFFY Clyro have enjoyed a successful career since forming in the 90s. But why was the band trending during I'm a Celebrity? And what are their biggest songs? Here's what you need to know... Why was Biffy Clyro trending after I'm A Celeb? On November 20, 2018 the band started trending on Twitter during an episode of I'm a Celebrity. Campmate Nick Knowles revealed how he got a record deal after jamming with Biffy Clyro on a Soho rooftop. Host Declan Donnelly encouraged viewers to tweet the hashtag "Biffy Clyro Not Embarrassed They Jammed With Nick Knowles" to get the band trending - and just minutes later it happened. News reached the band itself, with trio gleefully sharing the hashtag. One prankster took it a step further and hijacked the group's Wikipedia page, describing them as Nick's backing band. What are Biffy Clyro's best songs? The band has notched up several hits, they include (in order of popularity): Many Of Horror (2009) Black Chandelier (2013) Re-arrange … [Read more...] about Why was Biffy Clyro trending after I’m A Celeb, what are their best songs and who’s in the band?
SEEMS like Octavian is the new rapper to watch out, as the artist keeps rising in charts and gaining support. But, who exactly is he, what are his hit songs and did he win BBC Sound of 2019? Here's all you need to know. Who is rapper Octavian? Octavian, born Oliver Godji, is a French-British rapper from London. Born in Lille in 1996, the 23-year-old has an Angolan background. After the passing of his father, he moved from France to London with his mother at the age of three. He released his first ever mixtape 22 in 2016, which was followed by the Essie World EP in 2017. Octavian shot to fame in 2018, when Drake was seen singing along to a track of his at a Golden Globes after party in a video posted on Instagram. What are his best songs? Arguably, his biggest song is Party Here thanks to Drake singing along to it on social media. His other hits include Revenge, Hands, and Little. His song 100 degrees, in which he collaborated with Sam Wise, also received a lot of positive feedback from … [Read more...] about Who is rapper Octavian and what are the BBC Sound of 2019 winner’s best songs?
A devastating couplet is every pop star’s secret weapon. Whether it’s Morrissey grumbling about having to go to bed with nothing but a Sylvia Plath anthology for warmth or Kate Bush crooning sweet nothings-that-are-actually-dark-somethings lyrics illuminate and elevate a song. Words bring clarity and drama, opening a secret passage to an artist’s internal life. Or that is at least the case when they transcend mere bubble-gum and strain for grandeur. The power of a musician’s words has been acknowledged of late in surprising places. Bob Dylan, who once wrote “Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle like a gypsy queen/Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle all dressed in green”, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, while rapper Kendrick Lamar won a 2018 Pulitzer prize for his supremely literate Damn album. Here, then, is a thoroughly unscientific but completely from the heart list of the greatest lyrics ever. They run from the clever to the overblown, the gritty … [Read more...] about The 40 best song lyrics of all time