Standouts Artistes of 2011

Every year there are standout artistes who break barriers and just rise to the occasion with big hits and sell out performances. So this year we decided to pick 3 standout acts which we think are worth checking out.


One of the most popular and wanted UK boybands right now, The Wanted came down to Singapore recently for their showcase and autograph session and wowed the crowds, fans and loads of press members! They are the boys who gave you hits like “All Time Low”, “ Lose My Mind” and “Heart Vacancy” from their self titled debut album.

In March, they released their second album, Battleground. This sophomore includes their #1 hits like “Glad You Came” and “Lightning”, as well as their Comic Relief charity single “Gold Forever” For more information about The Wanted, check out their website


The one and only Lady GaGa recently released Born This Way Remix and The Collection CD as well as The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden DVD. The Remix album will include brand new remixes of all her hits like “Born This Way”, “You and I”, “Marry The Night”, “Judas”, “Edge of Glory” and lots more.

The collection album includes The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square DVD, Born This Way Album as well as the Remix album. For more information check out


Taylor Swift has been an absoloute darling this year. Winning loads of awards including Favorite country album for Speak Now at the American Music Awards and The People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Country Artiste.

Fanatics who couldn’t make it out to her Speak Now world tour can now catch her live performance in this Speak Now World Tour Live CD/DVD. Taylor Swift – ‘Speak Now World Tour Live’ features performances of all 17 songs that she has performed on her Speak Now Tour.

It contains 75 minutes of music and 90 minute long form DVD which makes a perfect Christmas gift to any Taylor Swift fan. For more information, log on to

In the spirit of Christmas, POPCulture Online and Universal Music Singapore would like to giveaway 3 Christmas Bundles just for YOU!

Each Christmas Bundle includes:

1.      The Wanted badges & posters

2.      Lady GaGa posters & Poker cards

3.      Taylor Swift files

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