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X Factor’s Joe McElderry Reaches the Top

X Factor’s Joe McElderry Reaches the Top
Even though 18 year-old Joe McElderry marginally lost the Christmas 2009 top spot to Rage Against the Machine, he has not been just waiting around for success to come to him. This was just a small stumbling block on his way to Number One. He has been quite busy in the interim. To his credit, Joe, who hails from South Shields, is enjoying the astounding popularity of his single, The Climb. It sold 196,000 copies during just the second week of its release.... 

Sting Attacks X Factor

Sting Attacks X Factor
The famous rock star Sting has produced a staggering effect while participating at the musical reality show X Factor. The singer has claimed the popular show to be a mere “televised karaoke” and nothing more than that. Sting said that Simon Cowell as well as all the rest participants serving as judges was a person without any talent. The celebrity, who is now 58 years old and became famous on account of his band The Police before starting up his... 

MTV Europe Awards Found Their Winners

MTV Europe Awards Found Their Winners
Beyonce defeated all her rivals and got three awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards that was held in Berlin. The popular singer won in such nominations as best female, best song for Halo and best video for the hit Single Ladies as well. The celebrity announced that she dedicated her best video award to Jay-Z. The ceremony was held by Katy Perry who did it for the second year in a row. The singer who is having an affair with Russell Brand presented... 

Reality TV – the Positives and the Negatives

Reality TV – the Positives and the Negatives
The headlines recently have been of little other than the sad case of Susan Boyle, one of the contestants in the latest Britain’s Got Talent contest that ended just two weeks ago. Unfortunately for Susan, she was tipped as the winner but, on the night, this was not to be, and the title went to dance group, Diversity. What followed the finale of Britain’s Got Talent, was Susan’s breakdown, which, unfortunately for her, galvanized... 

Idol Quest: Reality TV as Therapist

Idol Quest: Reality TV as Therapist
American Idol. Britain’s Got Talent. So You Think You Can Dance…the new genre of TV shows we have come to call ‘Reality TV are anything but reality for most viewers, and therein lies their popularity. The wonder of it all is not so much why we love the stuff as why it took so long for TV to become the New Reality. After all, it has been many generations since humans strode out into the wilderness to test their mettle against nature.... 
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