‘Automatic’ only missed the top 10 by a whisker, but that was enough to derail Sarah Whatmore’s promising pop career.
‘Angel Of Mine’ was a perfect single to accompany Eternal’s greatest hits, but it had already been promised to another artist…
‘If That’s OK With You’ was a triumphant comeback for Shayne Ward, even if it did divide opinion somewhat.
‘Obvious’ mastered the Westlife formula but found itself overshadowed when Brian McFadden quit the group weeks after the single was released.
It was smooth sailing for B*Witched when they claimed a second consecutive #1 single with ‘Rollercoaster’.
‘Back Here’ wasn’t a hit when it was originally released in the UK, but that didn’t stop BBMak casually conquering America in the meantime.
It seems more like a pop music urban legend, but no, that is *the* Destiny’s Child featuring on Matthew Marsden’s second single.
a1’s sun-drenched second single, ‘Summertime Of Our Lives’, is a perfect snapshot of pop music in mid-1999.
‘Since U Been Gone’ wasn’t just a seminal moment in Kelly Clarkson’s career; it also marked the mid-’00s resurgence of Max Martin.
What better way for Britney Spears to mark a decade in the music industry than reuniting with Max Martin for a song celebrating threesomes?
Expectations were high for Girls Aloud’s first (proper) post-greatest hits single. But did ‘Sexy! No No No…’ deliver?
a1’s second album was optimistically titled ‘The A List’ and what better way to put them there than covering ‘Take On Me’ as the lead single?