Are Social Media Stars becoming more Influential than Mainstream Celebrities? American University Professor Investigates the rise of YouTube Stars. Marketing Professor, Jeentendr Sehdev from the University of Southern California believes young female internet starlets could be the next ‘big thing’ to take over the red carpet. The professor conducted a study in October 2015, where … More #GirlPower and the #Convergence of the Red Carpet: #Celebrities vs #SocialMedia #Stars
This morning my social media feed exploded with the revelatory news that Benedict Cumberbatch was engaged to Sophie Hunter and, for me, it’s rather interesting how social media, particularly female fans, have responded to the unexpected news. This response is very similar to the way they responded to George Clooney’s engagement to the stunning international … More Benedict Cumberbatch’s Engagment: An Oscar Award Ploy?
Last week GQ British awarded Kim Kardashian-West its “Woman Of The Year” 2014, at its awards held last week at the Royal Opera House. The publication said Kim KW was given the award based on the fact that she had “Taken over global television,” and “Social Media with 23 million twitter followers and 18 … More GQ’s Woman of the Year Award… Did Kim Kardashian-West Really Deserve to Win It?
[Paloma Faith & Ty Taylor performs ‘I’d Rather Go Blind’] Paloma Faith and jazz conductor, Guy Barker took to the Royal Albert Hall’s (RAH) stage at Prom 65 [Friday 5th September]. Faith has an eclectic background that makes her more than just a songwriter and pop-music diva. Her past has much to play in her successful musical … More Paloma Faith performs at a ‘late night’ Prom event with jazz conductor, Guy Barker
No one ever wants to admit they are in the wrong, and as Stevie Wonder tells us, sorry really does often seem to be the hardest word. But when an apology isn’t enough to clear the slate the gavel seems to often fall on the victim rather than the guilty party. Victims of child abuse … More The Blame Game
Last month N Dubz starlet and former X factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos walked free from court after the judge concluded that the evidence against her was not sufficient enough to deliver a trial. It had been alleged that she had organised a £800 deal to supply class A drugs to undercover reporter, Mazhir Mahmood also known as the ‘Fake Sheikh.’ … More Murdoch’s Army Vs Journalism Ethics
The 2014 BET Awards once again touched down in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on June 29th. The annual event, hosted by funny man Chris Rock, brought out the best of entertainers across formats of music, film, TV and sports to celebrate the past year in black entertainment. Certainly still buzzing from the reception it … More Urban Music’s Biggest Night Arrives with a Gentle Shake