First, boy band One Direction covered a song not by Westlife or Take That, but doughy Texan diva Kelly Clarkson.
Stubbly Matt “The Hat” Cardle professed a love of credible guitar rock, yet chose a hit by Hawaiian-born R&B merchant Bruno Mars.
In 2010, Minogue launched her own fashion label Project D London with her best friend Tabitha Somerset Webb.
Minogue achieved early success with hits such as "Love and Kisses", "This is It", "Jump to the Beat" and "Baby Love", though by the release of her second album, her popularity as a singer had declined, leading her to make a name for herself with award-winning performances in musicals with Grease and also in Notre Dame De Paris, as well as other acting credits in The Vagina Monologues and as Lady Macbeth.
The late 1990s saw a brief return to music after Minogue reinvented herself as a dance artist with "All I Wanna Do", her first number one UK Club hit.
is an Australian singer, dancer, songwriter, model, fashion designer, and actress.
Dannii rose to prominence in the early 1980s for her roles in the Australian television talent show Young Talent Time with another known fellow Australian Tina Arena and the soap opera Home and Away, before beginning her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s.
Tonight’s standout performers were sweet Scouse soulstress Rebecca Ferguson and Tesco worker Mary Byrne, who belted out another big-lunged, goosebump-inducing ballad.
One Direction were all spaniel eyes, tousled hair and Top Man togs, but judging from the pubescent screams that greet their every move – not to mention the patronage of master svengali Cowell – look like genuine contenders.
In 2001, Minogue further returned to musical success with the release of her biggest worldwide hit to date, "Who Do You Love Now?
", while her subsequent album, Neon Nights, became the most successful of her career.
What a delightful new euphemism for “shape up, fattie”. The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.