It is often the sad case that winners of TV talent shows are only famous or known for the duration of their recording contracts but some achieve success thereafter and establish a place in their fans’ memories and hearts no matter what.
A young man who has had his own struggles in life - including Kidney cancer at a very young age (announced publically in 2012) - Winner of the 2010 XFactor series, Matt Cardle was the headline act and ticket-selling name for last night’s ‘Intimate and Live’ charity concert in aid of Cancer Research UK’s Shining Stars campaign in The Lowry’s Quays Theatre.
How many recording artists that have emerged in the past few years can you comfortably predict will still be going strong in 50 years’ time? 2065 seems such a long time away.
Celebrating her 50th year in show business with her new album released on the Decca label, the first new material for the label Lulu had recorded since moving to Columbia records in 1966, Lulu is once again touring the UK. This is her first tour in 11 years and it shows what the British public have been missing out on for over a decade.
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