Welcome to Pop Star Vs A Vegetable. This highly scientific experiment is tasked with finding out what’s better – greens, or Professor Greens? This week, ginger singer Ed Sheeran goes up against the much-loved potato. Here’s the results.
A potato is not the best-looking veggie in the shop but it’s a potato so that’s okay.
Ed Sheeran looks like a potato with ginger hair, he’s meant to look like a man so this is not okay.
Ed – 0 Potato – 1
You can legally download Ed Sheeran’s new single Drunk on February 26th. New Skins starts in 7 days. Twenty Twenty are touring academies in May. Yes, we know it all, and can recite it back to you like normal people can their a-z. But what if you don’t have your finger firmly on pop’s pulse and an encyclopaedic knowledge of what’s up and coming? Ah, that’s when you need MP!’s Pop Diary. Event listings for all important upcoming pop events. Check it out:
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Am I a millionaire yet? That will hopefully come this year. The difference with me is that I am very conscious of my money and I look after it.
Well aren’t you lucky, Olly Murs?
I didn’t think hard about using the word b*tch. I rapped, I flipped it, I sold it, I lived it. Now with my daughter in this world I curse those that give it.
Are you getting soft on us Jay-Z?
I speak to Elton on a weekly basis. He’s very involved.
Sounds like Ed Sheeran’s mum never taught him not to name-drop
Rebecca Ferguson on Harry and Caroline, another Jessie J duet, Example’s US deal and Beyonce’s bootylicious pest- Gossip!
Rebecca Ferguson have you met pot and kettle? The singer has jumped on the bandwagon and had her say on Harry Styles and Caroline Flack, commenting that “there’s something not right about the relationship.” This off course comes after Rebecca dated teenager Zayn last year. In the interview Becs admitted her romance with Zayn just didn’t work and she ended up dumping him in a phonecall but at least her bf was old enough to go to a bar and drive her home. Take it outside ladies.
Example is the latest Brit act to sign a major US deal. He signed on the dotted line with label Mercury/Universal last week and already has big plans for his time in the States, writing on twitter: “I really do hope I find success in America. I wanna tour the entire country and eat ribs every day.”
A big Amy Winehouse charity concert is being planned for this summer with stars invited to pay tribute to the late singer. Amy’s father is in talks to stage the event in London and televise it on a pay-per-view channel to raise money for the charitable foundation set up in Amy’s name. Stars like Lily Allen and Jessie J are rumoured to be performing.
Lady Gaga has given the world’s youngest popstar, Blue Ivy Carter a special present- a onesie with the words “Little Monster” in pink diamante. Apparently Aunty Gaga also included a note telling Blue to wear it to her first Gaga concert. How amazing would it be if Beyoncé asked her ‘Telephone’ co-star to be Godmother Monster?!
In more Beyoncé news the superstar has added to her growing brood by having an insect named after her. Yep that’s right a rare horsefly found in northern Australia has been named Beyoncé because of its prominent golden behind. Despite it’s bootylicious bling the insect is actually considered a pest by local farmers, the constant warbling gets a bit annoying when you’re trying to plough fields.
The statue’s been designed, the presenter’s been rehearsing and we’ve even written a handy list of 5 things you need to know about the show. Brit Awards season has officially begun and now we’ve even got pictures from the launch night where all the nominations were announced. A whole host of famous faces showed up with their fingers crossed nervously behind their back, including Jessie J and JLS – and there was even live performances from Critics’ Choice award winner Emeli Sandé and ginger that just won’t quit Ed Sheeran.
Check out all the snaps in the gallery below. There’s one where JLS obviously decided they’ve already won Best British Single and try to leave with the award.
Don’t forget, the Brit Awards 2012 will be broadcast live on ITV1 on February 21st and YOU can vote for Best Single, British Group and Breakthrough Act by clicking here.
We met the lovely Cover Drive earlier today and they jumped straight in with a suggested name for MP!’s new mascot – Braithwaite. Oh, and they sung us a nice tune too. That’s coming up tomorrow.
Ed Sheeran will hence forth be known as Ed Sherwood as he announces plans to sing in a forest. Ed is following Will Young’s lead and participating in this year’s Forestry Commission Live Music where artists perform in woodland locations around the country. Ed’s gig will be in his home county of Suffolk at Thetford Forest and tickets go on sale at 9.00am this Friday 13th January.
Proving that TOWIE stars love nothing better than the opening of an envelope, Arg and Sam have been helping Netflix launch in the UK. Hilariously the two reality stars chose to mark the launch of the internet film and telly service by sitting in front of a huge Basildon sign, it’s just like Hollywood.
1D have once and for all quashed the rumours that they can’t dance, by posting this video. On the long journeys between gigs the boys like to indulge in some upper body jigging, even Zayn’s got some rhythm!
Sometimes a £45,000 engagement ring just isn’t enough. JLS’ Marv has just tripled his boyfriend points with his latest gift for Rochelle, a £50,000 sports car! Marv had the Range Rover Sport delivered to his fiancee’s house wrapped in a big red ribbon and it seemed to go down well, she tweeted this morning “Best engagement pressie ever! I looveee my baby wooooppppp.” No need to rub it in Roch…
The Brit Award nominations will be announced on Thursday night ahead of the big night on February 21st. The nominations party will include performances from Ed Sherwood and Emeli Sandé, who will also be presented with her Brits Critics’ Choice award.