Is this the worst album cover of the year/the decade/all time?

Lucy Kay, of ‘second on Britain’s Got Talent’-fame, has a new album out today. It’s called ‘Fantasia’, and (in true “we’ve put loads of time and effort into this” winner’s album fashion) it includes a cover of ‘Nessum Dorma’. It’s also a Sony album, which isn’t important until you see the cover. Here’s the cover:…

Some songs that would make really good Rihanna comeback singles

(copyright: TUSH magazine) Last year, I wrote about some songs that would make excellent Beyonce singles because she hadn’t got on with it in 2013. As we all know, she got on with it in December. Can I control pop? Am I Carrie? No, but here are some songs from this year that would make good…

The definitive ranking of every X Factor ‘group’ finalist

Grab your tissues cos it’s the last X Factor ranking. 34. Rough Copy Literally the worst X Factor contestants of all time. It still irks me that people liked their arrogance yet Tamera wasn’t allowed to be confident 😩 33. The Unconventionals This is the worst X Factor performance of all time. It’s almost a…

The definitive ranking of every ‘Over-25’ X Factor finalist.

It’s that time of the week again (not that these have been put up in any order but you know). This time I’ve ordered the Overs. The Overs are a weird category; they’re probably the most consistent category yet the most lacking in star quality. It often feels like the category is filled with Week…

Why Simone Battle was so incredible

I have been meaning to write a blog about why I love Simone Battle for weeks. Which made it all the more sad to hear the news this morning that she has passed away. Simone was ‘it’. It’s a massive clichĂ© admittedly, but she has the ‘X Factor’. She was one of the show’s best…

The definitive ranking of every X Factor ‘Under-25 Boy’ finalist

This is now a ‘thing’. It’s the turn of the boys now, so we turn to their mentor… Warning: contains shirtlessness. 29. James Arthur People that hate The X Factor automatically come last. 28. Nicholas Dorsett I have no recollection of Nicholas Dorsett even being on the show, and he has been wiped from YouTube….