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Sam Smith –  ‘I’m Not The Only One’

Sam Smith – ‘I’m Not The Only One’ This end of August sees the release of Sam Smith’s new single ‘I’m Not The Only One’ taken from his multi-platinum selling album ‘In The Lonely Hour’ which debuted at No.1 in the UK charts and No.2 on the US Billboard Top 200 earlier this year.  The album has sold over 1.3 million copies ... [Read more]

Fedde LeGrand’s –  ‘Twisted’

Fedde LeGrand’s – ‘Twisted’ Following its exclusive world premiere on Danny Howard’s BBC Radio 1 Dance Anthems show a few weeks back, the eager wait for the release of Fedde Le Grand’s ‘Twisted’ has finally come to a close for fans around the globe. Out now on his very own Flamingo Recordings, the suitably entitled track ... [Read more]

Bollywood Music Video for Gay Rights Exceeds One Million Views

Bollywood Music Video for Gay Rights Exceeds One Million Views A Bollywood-inspired United Nations music video with a message of gay acceptance has rapidly become one of the most watched UN videos of all time. “The Welcome”, released on 30 April 2014 as part of the UN’s ongoing Free & Equal campaign, has been watched by more than a million people on the ... [Read more]

One Man, Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors The National Theatre's award-winning comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors, directed by Nicholas Hytner arrives at the Alhambra Theatre on 21st July as part of a major tour of the UK and Ireland. The acclaimed production is based on Carlo Goldoni's classic Italian comedy, The Servant of Two Masters and has songs ... [Read more]

Freemasons – ‘Shakedown 3’

Freemasons – ‘Shakedown 3’ With their huge gay following our House music heroes, Freemasons, are back with the massive, ‘Shakedown 3’ EP. The EP, out 1st August on Freemaison Recordings, features exclusive productions from their forthcoming ‘Shakedown 3’ artist album, including edits and DJ-friendly extended mixes. The ... [Read more]

Confession – The Kylie Incident

Confession – The Kylie Incident I was at a Kylie Minogue concert a few years back and had managed to get myself quite near the front. However, there were a couple of rows ahead of me as we pressed up against the stage so I wasn’t quite within grabbing distance of our sexy Aussie pop queen. Once she took to the stage there was ... [Read more]

Montréal’s Gay Summer

Montréal’s Gay Summer Grab your shades and get outside: it’s summertime in Montréal! They’ve got an amazing LGBT season lined up (August is Montréal’s pride month – mais oui!), with Pride and Divers/Cité celebrations rocking out the sunny scene. T-dances, drag shows, DJs and more: it’s a summer tailored to party ... [Read more]

SuperMartxé launches at Ocean Beach Ibiza

SuperMartxé launches at Ocean Beach Ibiza Located directly on the S'Arenal waterfront in San Antonio, lies one of the most luxurious venues on the island, Ocean Beach Ibiza. Encapsulating the ultimate beach club experience, Ocean is dedicated to creating a unique and lavish lifestyle experience for those looking for an ideal daytime destination ... [Read more]

THE SATURDAYS

THE SATURDAYS It has been seven years since Una Healy, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White joined forces to become The Saturdays, in the process turning into one of pop music’s great success stories of the 21st century. And now, 18 singles, 13 top ten hits and one number one hit later ... [Read more]

Bent  USA – Not Coming Down – Martha Wash and Tony Moran

Bent USA – Not Coming Down – Martha Wash and Tony Moran  By Shawn Larson It has been seven years since dance powerhouses Tony Moran and Martha Wash have collaborated on a club track.  In case you’ve been living under a rock, Tony Moran is the two-time Grammy nominated DJ and producer, best known for his work with pop artists like Rihanna, Gloria Estefan ... [Read more]

Heiðrik – Maria’s Donkey

Heiðrik – Maria’s Donkey Now here’s an artist from a place where we hear very little of - Heiðrik is a Faroese singer, songwriter and producer, who has recently been working on his upcoming debut single, the enigmatically titled - Maria’s Donkey. He is well known to gay music-lovers in his homeland, as well as Iceland ... [Read more]

Manchester Pride Big Weekend Artists

Manchester Pride Big Weekend Artists With MNEK, Heather Peace, Kimberly Wyatt, Krystal Klear, Misha B, Syron, Jamie Bull, Junior J, Sarah Louise (Hed Kandi), Jesca Hoop, Drop the Mustard, Holloway, AMiTY, Seamus Haji, The SRJ Band, Redd, Meat Free and more big acts to be announced. Manchester Pride announce a host of big name acts to ... [Read more]

Pride Scotia 2014

Pride Scotia 2014 Pride Scotia Returns to Edinburgh for its 10th Annual outing. From 1995 to 2008, Pride marches took place in Edinburgh and Glasgow alternating year about. Pride Scotia now allows Scotland’s LGBT Community to celebrate their diversity every year whilst enjoying the best in entertainment and events. Why ... [Read more]

Andy Fraser – Gay Rock Icon

Andy Fraser – Gay Rock Icon Andy Fraser – founding member, bassist and songwriter for ‘70’s superband, Free (‘All Right Now’) - announces the launch of his monumental 17th album entitled ‘On Assignment’, released on 22nd September.   From the album, the poignant conservationist track, ‘This Is The Big One’ ... [Read more]

Sam Smith: My album is about a guy I fell in love with

Sam Smith: My album is about a guy I fell in love with Back in 2009 Bent interviewed a new 16 year-old singer who we thought would be making waves in the future. Sam Smith was that talented young artist and with the release of his debut album “In The Lonely Hour” and his third No1 single, I think we can say that the lad has made it. In that early ... [Read more]

Bent USA – Supreme Festival @ NYC’s Pride

Bent USA – Supreme Festival @ NYC’s Pride The world premiere of Supreme takes place over New York City’s 2014 Pride Weekend. The festival's main event will be held Saturday, June 28th at Capitale in Lower Manhattan.   The spectacular party space, once the Bowery Savings Bank, will feature a celebrity performance by hit maker Azealia ... [Read more]

West End “A London Summer”

West End “A London Summer” The website of London's West End Theatres - WestEndTheatre.com - has launched a major new guide for visitors to London this summer. Called "A London Summer" (www.westendtheatre.com/summer ) the online guide brings together all major London Theatre events running in the Capital over Summer 2014 including ... [Read more]

Eurovision 2014

Eurovision 2014 All the finalists for this year’s gayest of gay events (how the Russians and friends hate that idea,) the Eurovision Song Contest, are now known and the excitement has been heightened by a couple of degrees. In the second semi-final the presenters waited until the very last moment to confirm, what ... [Read more]

Bathhouse the Musical

Bathhouse the Musical WARNING : This production contains steam, brief nudity and lots of bubbles! Bathhouse the Musical, directed by Tim McArthur, opens at Above the Stag Theatre on Wednesday 18 June, brimming over with bubbles and clouds of steam … plus the occasional dropped towel! Wide eyed and innocent our hero ... [Read more]

Brighton turns Blue for Pride

Brighton turns Blue for Pride Get ready to scream, faint and behave like a loved-up teenager because Brighton Pride are pleased to announce that the multi-platinum selling, award winning and completely gorgeous boy band Blue will be performing on the Pride Main Stage at Preston Park. Yes Anthony Costa, Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe and ... [Read more]

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