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When London Wembley Made BTS Cry by Singing 'Young Forever'

BTS – When London Wembley Made Them Cry, Singing ‘Young Forever’

Last night at London’s Wembley stadium in front of a 60-90,000 strong audience, the Korean pop band BTS played their second of two nights. It was part of their World Tour, before going on later this week to play France. As a special surprise for my eldest daughter Eve, after some particularly strong school reports […]


‘The Masked Singer’ Earns Season 3 Renewal; Post-Super Bowl Premiere

If FOX has its way, your Wednesday nights will be filled with anonymous celebrities in whacked-out costumes competing in front of a panel of judges for the foreseeable future. Righteously popular singing competition series-with-a-twist The Masked Singer has not only been renewed for a third season, but it will get the all-important premiere spot after […]

‘The Masked Singer’ – Our Season 2 Wishlist: Costumes, Celebrity Contestants and Guest Judges

FOX’s enigmatically alluring guilty pleasure The Masked Singer has been an instant hit. Viewers tune-in and find themselves overly invested in a ridiculously entertaining and addictive guessing game. Over-the-top flashy costumes conceal the identities of singing celebrities who drop misleading clues and reveal increasingly telling secrets each week. Bleeding Cool is not ashamed to admit […]



Did FOX’s ‘The Masked Singer’ Bring the T-Pain This Week? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week’s edition of FOX‘s The Masked Singer “Touchy Feely Clues” saw another group performance showcasing Peacock, Monster, Raven and Bee’s blended voices. Although Raven is clearly the weakest singer of the ensemble, she still held her own. The clues were definitely meant to throw us off track. We need to stick with our first […]


FOX’s ‘The Masked Singer’ Returning for Second Surreal Season

With an announcement as “shocking” as a CNN news ticker breaking that water is wet and fire is hot, FOX made it official: righteously popular breakaway celebrity competition series The Masked Singer will be back for a second surreal season. Considering the show sits at the top of the charts for both new series and […]

The Masked Singer Episode 3 Recap/Review: Joel McHale With the Save! (SPOILERS)

Competition is starting to get more intense as mystery celebs take their vocals to the next level on FOX’s The Masked Singer. Peacock, Lion, Deer, Unicorn, and Monster took to the stage and shared a few more clues. By episode’s end, one of our favorite and accurate predictions got booted off the show. Fellow Bleeding […]


Rhythm & Flow: Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. to Judge Netflix Hip-Hop Music Comp Series

Netflix is a channel/network/service (it gets confusing sometimes) that doesn’t venture into new territory lightly, whether it’s embracing the future in the form of streaming, creating/developing original series content, or changing the way films get distributed and released. So when the streaming service looked to develop its own singing competition/reality series, they definitely weren’t thinking […]

American Idol Gets ABC’s Season 2 Vote; Ryan Seacrest, Judges Returning

Looks like America voted, ABC, and you have… a winner on your hands! The network announced on Friday that singing competition series American Idol would be returning for a second season, with Ryan Seacrest and judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie also set to return. According to Deadline Hollywood, the announcement comes as a positive […]

ABC’s American Idol: Ryan Seacrest Announces Premiere Date

With American Idol‘s judging drama now behind them and national auditions well underway, the only thing left for ABC to do was announce a launch date for their revival of the long-running singing competition. Returning host Ryan Seacrest was kind enough to take care of that for them, announcing this morning on both Live with […]

The Four: Fox Releases Teaser For New Take On Singing Comp Series

With American Idol moving on to what it hopes will be greener pastures over at ABC this spring and NBC’s The Voice still a ratings juggernaut, Fox was looking for a singing-competition series that would set it apart from those other shows: The Four. Created by Armoza Formats for an early 2018 debut, the series […]

‘American Idol’ Signs Lionel Richie As Third Judge; Confirms Luke Bryan

Though it’s safe to assume that the network would’ve preferred to save the nail-biting, down-to-the-wire melodrama for the singing competition series’ finale, American Idol has secured its panel of judges only days before the show was set to begin live auditions. After weeks of on-again/off-again negotiations, legendary R&B musician Lionel Richie has finalized a deal […]

Fox Developing New Singing Competition To Take Up ‘American Idol’ Slot

Less than two seasons since cancelling their long-running franchise American Idol, Variety reports that Fox isn’t waiting for the body to get cold and is getting back into the “singing competition” business with a new take on the format from Israeli producer and distributor Armoza Formats. Although a deal for a final series order is […]

Go See Alan Moore And Friends Sing For Just £8.80

Happening in Northampton next Wednesday. There are twenty tickets available right here for the name-changing Alan Moore, Grace Petrie and Robin Ince’s Strange Worlds And Alluring Melodies at the NN Cafe on the 13th May at 7.30pm. The NN is a “contemporary art space in the centre of Northampton” who “work with artists at all stages of their […]