Speaking of Guilty Pleasures: A Very Thorough X Factor Performance Night Review (October 23)

Get your tits out, everyone--it's time for another round-up of the X Factor performances! This week's theme was "Guilty Pleasures," which is basically a completely subjective, completely bullshit category that resulted in the judges inevitably squabbling over what defines a guilty pleasure and why…


It's A Hard Knock Lloyd: A Very Thorough X Factor Performance Night Review (October 16)

So, since so many of my Muusers (three actual requests) have been demanding that I do a weekly wrap-up of the X Factor performance night. I've decided to fulfill those wishes/dreams/desires. The show was boring in spots, so I've decided to highlight only the moments I had things to say about.…


Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole Confirmed as US X Factor Judges for September 2011

Title says it all really. In a tweet today from a FOX affiliate station (KTXL FOX40 News), Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole are confirmed as "two of three" judges on the panel for the US version of X Factor, coming stateside September 2011. I swear to God, if Dannii crosses over as well, I'm going to…


Glitter and Diamonds: Interview with...Steve Anderson! (Part Two)

Working with Kylie is like working with every artist I have ever wanted to and continues to be as exciting and fresh every time we do something new. As promised, here comes part two of my interview with the sensational producer, remixer, songwriter and musical director (amongst other titles!), Mr.…


Ian Masterson Confirms New Tunes by Dannii Minogue

Ian Masterson, one of my favorite writers and producers (and frequent Dannii Minogue collaborator), confirmed in a tweet to me today that he's been listening to "some new songs..." from Dannii Minogue. After quickly pestered him for details on a release, he replied simply: "erm, can't really say…


Armin van Buuren vs. Sophie Ellis-Bextor: Not Giving Up On Love (Video Premiere)

And now, what we've all been waiting for: The video premiere for Dannii Minogue's "Perfection." Wait, what? It's--OH, FUCK. SORRY. I saw a boat, and then I sort of assumed it was "Perfection" from the ocean and the arm choreography and--well, never mind then. This is Sophie Ellis-Bextor's…


Pop for Pop's Sake: The Demise of Girls Can't Catch

In case you haven't heard, Girls Can't Catch were dropped. While I was admittedly critical of the girls when they first launched last year (the name was never going to be okay in my eyes), "Keep Your Head Up" was a solid grower along with "Echo," and the songs that I'd heard from their recently…


Love and Kisses: Dannii Minogue Has Baby Boy!

THE MINOGUE CELEBRATION WEEK CONTINUES. On July 5, Dannii Minogue and Kris Smith welcomed a baby boy, Ethan Edward, to the world. Therefore, I hereby pronounce this day to be DANNII DAY: All Dannii on the iPod. All day long. So go put the needle on it, because I don't want to lose this feeling.…


Neon Nights and Monster Frights: Dannii Minogue Attends Lady Gaga's Monster Ball

SHE'S PREGNANCY! Here's a snap of the one, the only Dannii Minogue looking ferocious at the Lady Gaga concert in Melbourne, Australia. The photo comes courtesy of her friend Perry Meek, a costume designer for the tour. Glam. She called Gaga's concert one of the best she's ever seen, in case you…


It's Official: Dannii Minogue Approves of the "Telephone" Video

From her official blog: AMAZING ! Love GaGa, Love Beyonce and LOVE THIS ! There. We can all go home now, and all counter-points are officially deemed irrelevant. Thank you for your time.


Daily Disco D: Dannii Minogue is Pregnant!

Congratulations and lots and love to Dannii Minogue and Kris Smith, who've just taken to Twitter to announce that they're expecting! Seriously, this is going to be one gorgeous baby. Now does anyone know where I can special order a mirror-ball binky? So happy for Dannii!!


Visions of Love: Dannii Minogue and Rihanna after Tonight's X Factor.

An after-show snapshot, uploaded to Dannii's Facebook, where she wrote: "I loved Rihanna and Rihanna loved my pink J'Aton dress - which I loved even more !!!!!! Dx." Thank you X Factor, for continuing to make photo ops like this happen more often.