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GLAMOUR MAGAZINE AWARDS 2010 – THE WINNERS LIST

Last night (June 8th) Glamour Magazine held their pointless awards ceremony in London, and I thought I would share the hilarious winners list with you all. *Note: Glamour editorial staff claim that their readers voted for the winners below*. Via Punchbowl Blog 2010 Glamour Awards! Radio Personality of the Year – Fearne Cotton  – They cannot be serious. UK TV Actress of the Year – Billie Piper – Glamour staff members obviously don’t watch good television. Accessory Designer of the Year – Emma Hill – Never heard of []

UK NEWS: ‘BLACK MAFIA’ GANG MEMBERS FOUND GUILTY OF KNIFE ATTACK AFTER YOUTUBE RAP

  Via The Metro  The group, called themselves the Black Mafia, stormed the celebrations and attacked 26-year-old Dameon Phillips, leaving him with a 17cm (7in) gash across his neck.  Gang members then filmed a rap video boasting how they ‘left a n****r on the floor with a seizure, there’s blood spilling like Saw…’ in a reference to the gory horror film.  Lloyd Reid, from Blackheath, south-east London, Le-Reece Buchanan, from Lewisham, and Alexander O’Reilly, all 18, were convicted at the Old Bailey of []

MAD NEWS ATTENDS “URBAN” MUSIC INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING EVENT AND LEAVES IN A FOUL MOOD

Last night (May 18th) I attended my first music business networking event, and I must admit that I found the experience a bit daunting at first because I didn’t really know what to expect. But I needn’t of worried because I ended up meeting some positive and progressive individuals. Yes I was having fun and was in a good mood. However any feeling of happiness I felt disappeared minutes before leaving the venue. A lady who greeted me when I first arrived on first impressions seemed []

UK NEWS: N-DUBZ SIGN TO DEF JAM RECORDS

Well according to reports it’s finally happened.. it’s official…. UK group N-Dubz have signed to Def Jam Records. Def Jam’s Vice-President of A&R Max Gousse said, “I signed N-Dubz because they’re great entertainers and speak to London’s youth unlike any other band. We want to bring their message to the rest of the world.”   They speak to London’s youth? You don’t have a clue Max! Go back to surfing Myspace for new talent. I am old enough to remember when Def Jam only signed the cream []

UK NEWS: “I HAVE A CHOICE” LAUNCHES REACH FM

Run by 90 volunteers, Reach FM has been created by v, The National Young Volunteers Service and Choice FM’s community project “I Have a Choice” to inspire, inform and involve thousands of 16-25 year olds. The station will broadcast from 8th-28th May and focus on some of the things that are important to young people – fashion, music, family and community. Over the last few months the vinspired and Catch22 volunteers have been gaining experience in radio production, editing, presenting, marketing and []

UK EVENT: CANDY MAGAZINE LAUNCH PARTY – “FASHION SHOW”

While lurking over at Miss Lala Report I came across footage of the Candy Magazine launch party and “fashion show”, that took place on the 18th December 2009. All I want to know is who was responsible for organising this poor excuse of a fashion show, and did the designers Amor Lingerie steal their latest line (Sassy Ass Clothing) off a stall in Deptford market? I don’t mean to sound negative but WHY people?  If you’re going organise an event of this nature then at least do it properly! I’m not saying []

UK NEWS: ERYKAH BADU COMING TO THE BRIXTON ACADEMY

News spotted @ Pinboard Blog Multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-actress ERYKAH BADU, one of the best loved, most constantly challenging and uniquely creative artists currently working in popular music, has announced a one-off London date for July. Badu whose new album New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh, was recently released to unanimous acclaim, will play the London O2 Academy Brixton (0844 477 2000) on Saturday July 24. Tickets will go on sale Friday 30th April @ 9am priced £32.50– / 0871 2200 260. Click []