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Interview: Rebecca Ferguson

With most X-Factor contestants there is an element of trepidation when they start to release music. However, with Rebecca Ferguson there was never any worry. Arguably one of the best artists the show has ever produced, Ferguson’s debut single, ‘Nothing’s Real but Love’, was a delectable serving of soulful class.


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Issue 65: Diana Vickers Feature & Photo Shoot

Pop People’s Princess. Fairy tales abound for the return of Princess Di: the pop connoisseur’s favourite is back with Music to Make Boys Cry.

WORDS / Doron Davidson-Vidavski
STYLING / Sabina Emrit
HAIR & MAKE-UP / Brendan Robertson
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT / Maximilian Hetherington


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Interview: Naughty Boy

Naughty Boy is one of the UK’s most entertaining new talents. His number one single ‘La La La’, has clocked up over 47 million views on YouTube, and is the biggest selling single by a British artist this year. After taking a not so conventional route into the


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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Little Mix – Red Planet

We’re super excited to announce that we have an EXCLUSIVE play of a track from the forthcoming Little Mix album DNA (out in December FYI). The song’s called ‘Red Planet’ and it features no other than T-Boz from TLC.

No surprise, then, that the teaming up of the best new …



Aiden Grimshaw’s YouTube Playlist

Another goodie for the Grimlins right here. After our two-month fling with Mr Grimshaw, he’s given us a little souvenir of his time as the face of the mag in the form of a little playlist. Here are some songs wot Aiden likes.

Bill Withers – Use Me

Jamiroquai – …



BOTW Interview: The Chapman Family

Pop and Kingsley talk about the implications of sporadic line-up changes, tell us why they hate Britain, and generally give astounding amounts of paragraphical evidence for being possibly the most politically frustrated musicians we’ve ever interviewed. ANGRY! REFRESHING! CONTROVERSIAL! INSPIRING!

Hey dudes. You’ve had a pretty crazy ride since way



EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Little Mix – Wings (The Alias Club Remix)

I have to admit, I wasn’t expecting the latest outing from Simon Cowell’s Pop Factory that is the X Factor to be nearly as good as it is. But there you go; sometimes the man feels the need to do something good, and Little Mix’s debut single ‘Wings’ has summer …



EXCLUSIVE: Contact Sheet from Issue 58′s Aiden Grimshaw Shoot

As we all know, Aiden Grimshaw was one of our cover stars for Issue 58 of Notion (Rizzle Kicks being the others, of course). Last week we posted a previously unseen photo of the X-Factor alumnus himself and promised loads of other visual Aiden goodies this week, so here they …


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Pop Musik #5

This week, Jack Murphy talks preggo pop stars, misbehaving miseducators, and assesses the second single from the greatest new girl group of this year.

So this week’s HUGE NEWS is that our very own national treasure, Adele, announced that she is pregnant!  The record-breaking, multi award-winning singer, 24, personally …



EXCLUSIVE: Unseen Aiden Grimshaw Portrait

As y’all know in this issue of Notion Magazine we have two covers with both the sicker than sick Rizzle Kicks and the beautiful Aiden Grimshaw. And you guys are LOVING it – thanks for such a huge number of shout outs! As an extra treat (‘cos we’re nice like …