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Metteson: the Norwegian theatre kid embracing pop, pleasure and pain
Sverre Breivik took a lead in Angels in America while crafting masterfully melodramatic music, and this omnivorous new talent is now set on creating the perfect gig

Alim Kheraj

04, Jan, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Joe Lycett: ‘All I want to do is wind up boring grey people’
In 2021, the comedian took on Shell, battled Hugo Boss and became the nemesis of Peppa Pig. He talks about taking over as Channel 4’s Travel Man – and the three-year-long stunt he’s about to unveil to the world

Alim Kheraj

23, Dec, 2021 @1:34 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2021, No 8: Olivia Rodrigo – Sour
The 18-year-old’s wildly successful debut may show its influences very plainly, but its anxious, barbed emotions announce a new and singular talent

Alim Kheraj

08, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I was given training to de-gay my voice’: what it’s really like to work in TV if you’re LGBTQ+
Continuing our series of exposés about the TV industry, insiders talk about being misgendered, treated like sexual predators and having to work with ‘outwardly homophobic and transphobic’ talent

Alim Kheraj

01, Dec, 2021 @12:55 PM

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‘I didn’t want to go back to my old lifestyle’: three entrepreneurs on why they struck out on their own
Alim Kheraj reveals how three entrepreneurs reached new heights by enhancing their online presence and deploying the right tech tools

Alim Kheraj

19, Nov, 2021 @12:57 PM

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Charli XCX review – explosive hyperpop hedonism to exorcise the trauma of lockdown
Inspiring exuberant energy from euphoric fans, the UK pop auteur’s first post-lockdown gig is a cathartic, rocket-paced farewell to a repressive period

Alim Kheraj

25, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Joy Crookes: Skin review – vibrant politics and beautiful storytelling
The Bangladeshi-Irish south Londoner’s urgent debut album laces trauma and social commentary with bouncing melody and retro stylings

Alim Kheraj

15, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Britney Spears’ 30 greatest songs – ranked!
As she celebrates her engagement and fights for her autonomy, we celebrate the best of an artist who helped to define 21st-century pop

Alim Kheraj

16, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Drake: Certified Lover Boy review – drizzness as usual
Has hip-hop’s most self-pitying superstar finally grown up? The answer delivered by another album of toasts, boasts and dubious love songs is clear: you bet he hasn’t

Alim Kheraj

03, Sep, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Becky Hill: Only Honest on the Weekend review – a conveyor belt of blandness
After seven years of dance-pop cemented her status as a singles artist, Hill’s disposable debut album leaves you wondering why she bothered to make one

Alim Kheraj

27, Aug, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Priya Ragu: ‘Tamil is the language I speak. Why not put it in my songs?’
Ragu’s south Asian-influenced R&B has made her one of the year’s breakout pop stars. Now she just has to tell her parents she’s quit the day job

Alim Kheraj

17, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Cosha: Mt Pleasant review – confident and carefree come-to-bed beats
The Irish singer seizes artistic control in an album charged with heated possibilities, sensual new love and sexual self-belief

Alim Kheraj

02, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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