American sweetheart Carly Rae Jepsen rocked the stage to a massive crowd at Gardens By The Bay in Singapore last night. She joined the likes of Blush, Psy and Cee Lo Green for the first day of the double date spectacle that was the social star count concerts. Carly’s stage set was simple, but effective- … Read more
Tricks & Cider is a melodic, scrumpy pop band which comprises of 3 guys and a girl who have gone off the beaten path to pursue their love for music.
In our first installment of 5 Minutes With, we hang out with local sensation The Sam Willows. Find out stuff you never knew about them, experiences in their North America tour, and how they fare when we pair them up to play a competitive game!
It seems like Hollywood has no luck with movies with “great” in the title. You might recall a certain Oz The Great and Powerful from earlier on in the year. Although The Great Gatsby was a tad more tolerable, I am not sold on the movie adaptation. Gatsby‘s central theme revolves around a timeless and classic storyline of absurd … Read more
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” And yet, I’m quite sure I haven’t had all or even any of the advantages each of the shallow and damned central characters in the movie – or those … Read more
For those who missed out on Tegan & Sara’s concert, get filled in right here. You definitely want to know what the twins promised the entire concert hall last night!
Crazy. Wild. Wacky. Unrestrained. There is simply not enough superlatives to describe the spectacle that the trio from Canada, Australia and United Kingdom put up. The 3h-laughing fit inducing show in a nutshell is a brilliant, unadulterated, uncensored and witty display of pure comedy. Performing to a sold-out crowd at Klapsons The Boutique Hotel, Bryan … Read more
Find yourself pressed for time and need to catch up on all the movies that you’ve missed out recently? A first world problem shared by many, Popspoken is here to help by giving you a (very short) list of 5 movies that you could be watching on your laptop right now (yes, whenever you want, because they’re on-demand – a concept that’s been takin’ over the world as of late).
HOUSTON, WE HAVE OUR NS BOY BACK. I REPEAT, WE HAVE OUR NS BOY BACK. After being gone a tad too long (we know he went off for National Service, but we’re not too sure when he ended the stint BUT WHATEVER), Singapore Idol 3 winner and the dude that caused a bit of hoo-ha … Read more
Yes y’all, it’s Singapore’s like-Oscar Awards and pretty much the only star-struck red carpet 99% of Singapore’s motley collection of thespians will ever get to kiss and tread. That being said, we have extremely high expectations for the red carpet cast and we don’t expect that they will disappoint (or not).
MTV announced not too long ago that the legendary band, The Temper Trap, would be playing an exclusive gig for the sixth installment of MTV Sessions taking place at Resorts World Sentosa’s Waterfront Studio on 16 May. The five men band will rock the stage with songs from their latest self-titled album which debuted #1 on the … Read more
Re-presented by Wild Rice for the second time, Goei once again delights his audience with Oscar Wilde’s most beloved theatrical production. Expect two hours of critical commentary on the ridiculosity of society, packaged ever so palatably in the form of delicious puns and charming humour. Here’s an irresistible invitation to laugh at yourself and take life less seriously and non-sense less flippantly.
The concept is simple. Eight pairs of contestants. Eight empty spaces. One epic battle to win a luxurious apartment sponsored by Sime Darby.
The Dutch DJ who will be turning 26 this year needs no further introduction. Not only is he listed at #9 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s of 2012, he has brought you chart-topping hits such as “Take Over Control” (featuring Eva Simons) and “Give Me Everything” (Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer).
To be honest, I’ve stopped watching television for a long time now. Not to mention MTV. In this generation of content easily available online, I’ve become a slave to the Internet. I would tune in only for the occasional guilty pleasure of an episode or two of Jersey Shore or some other show that involves … Read more
Arr-rock indie bands with punk aesthetic bands have shorter lifespans than fruitflies in the heat, yet it has been 10 long years since their debut, and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are still as relevant as ever. Remember when you first heard Fever to Tell? Remember how it made you sit up and put down whatever … Read more
Johnnie Walker, the premium whisky luxury brand, is offering their followers a once in a lifetime opportunity. Stand a chance to win a trip for an ultra-luxurious race weekend in Monaco worth $80,000 with every purchase of Johnnie Walker Black Label or Gold Label Reserve.
‘Everyday they make me wanna say, (oo oo oo oo). You’re taking over me! (oo oo oo oo). I’m in ecstasy!’ It’s official, the U.K heartthrobs, Lawson, have taken over our hearts when they played their first show here on Friday, 5th of April at Singapore’s very own St. James Power Station. Looking casual and … Read more
Before the 2013 MTV Movie Awards premiere on April 15, Popspoken gives you a quick rundown of the nominees most likely to win the coveted golden popcorn bucket.
The “Justified” triple threat who brought “sexy back” is out in the music scene again with The 20/20 Experience after a six-year hiatus. Justin Timberlake proves to be a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry with his chart-topping new album. But is he getting all that support because of his devilishly good … Read more
Party-goers, watch out as the latest nightlife and entertainment hotspot opens its doors officially this Saturday, 13 April 2013. The first-ever lounge club at 22 Dempsey Road had a preview party yesterday for media and invited guests. Sponsors Sennheiser were also generous to give a pair of headphones to the lucky pair of winners who … Read more
Now that we know Qi Yuwu is with Joanne Peh, we can lay the persistent gay rumours to rest… or can we? Tweets below, for teh lulz. (P.S. We’re not speculating not confirming or denying Qi Yuwu’s sexual orientation; just debunking the fallacious thinking that just because someone is with a member of the opposite … Read more
There is a lot of juicy tabloid fodder happening this past month in Singapore waters — so much, that you would think that TMZ has set up a Singapore branch. First, Joanne Peh shocked the nation when she announced her split with boyfriend Bobby Tonelli after four years on the 8 Days magazine. The couple … Read more
[UPDATE Apr 12, 11am: Added details on DJ Modium] DJs Andrew T from the AOS collective, Eclipse and Modium will headline a new dance festival, ReVite, by the folks at Invite. The inaugural edition is set to be a whole-night affair on May 25th at Wavehouse Sentosa. Modium‘s recent gig list has seen him play his … Read more
I have been hooked onto this brilliant web series that has taken the web by storm with its nuanced writing and honest representations. It is almost like watching a really good drama on TV, except that it is online. (Minus the over-the-top references that plague many dramas.) The Outs is a seven-episode web drama about … Read more
When one thinks about musicals, one would imagine Wicked, Hairspray, Phantom of the Opera or Les Misérables. Well, Edges the Musical introduces a different genre of musical theatre – the song cycle – where there isn’t a clear storyline unlike most traditional musicals. The song cycle is quite literally a cycle of songs. Each number touches … Read more