The Daily Telegraph spoke with Will Baker, who was behind the video for Kylie Minogue’s hot single, ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’, and he explained why there are so many shots of the singer’s butt. Baker said, “She’s a brilliant actress. The pop star image comes from her acting and, bless her, she can’t dance. People like Jennifer Lopez and Madonna can, so we have to compensate with clothes and close-ups of that bottom.”
Kylie Minogue Tries On 75 Dresses
January 23, 2002 – The Herald Sun reports Kylie Minogue has tried on 75 dresses in a bid to to outshine pop rival Geri Halliwell at next month’s Brit Awards, according to insiders. Kylie was upstaged by the ex-Spice Girl in Cannes for the NRG Awards last week and Kylie is determined not to let that happen again.
NRJ Music Awards Photos
January 21, 2002 – WireImage.com has a few photos of Westlife, Enrique Iglesias, Kylie Minogue, and French pop star Eve Angeli at the arrivals of the NRJ Music Awards 2002 in Cannes, France, on Saturday. Eve won Francophone Revelation of the Year at the event, while International Revelation of the Year went to Dido. International Male Artist of the Year went to Michael Jackson, and International Female Artist of the Year was won by Jennifer Lopez. Check out the pictures here.
Kylie Minogue Single Debuts In US Charts
January 14, 2002 – The Herald Sun reports Kylie Minogue looks set to finally break into the US market as her new single ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’ is No. 19 with a bullet on the Billboard dance chart. The single is to be released commercially in the US on February 18. Look for her album Fever to be out on February 26.
Nominations for the Brit Awards 2002, the most prestigious UK music awards of the year, were announced on Monday, with Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, and Dido leading the pack for pop performers with four nominations each. Other acts up for awards included Westlife, Hear’Say, Blue, and Atomic Kitten. Read on for a full list of nominees.
The Sun reports Kylie Minogue is prepping to go up against Westlife as the two acts will release new singles the same week. Kylie will release ‘In Your Eyes’ as Westlife drops ‘World Of Our Own’ on February 18. Westlife likely will prevail as only one single they’ve ever released hasn’t made it to #1, to Bob The Builder in December 2000.
Kylie Minogue Coming To U.S. In February
January 4, 2002 – NME reports Kylie Minogue’s album ‘Fever’ will get a release in America on February 26 through Capitol Records. While the album has sold over 2 million copies worldwide thanks to Minogue’s international success, she’s yet to have much of an impact in the U.S. market. Kylie also plans a tour in the states, but no details on that have been given.
Top Kylie Minogue Search Queries and Misspellings
October 25, 2001 – While she’s virtually a non-entity in the largest music market, the United States, Kylie Minogue still is a megastar in the UK and Australia commanding 60,351 searches (one word search ‘KylieMinogue’ combined) during September on search engine Overture.com. While she’s in her 30’s, it didn’t stop ‘Kylie Minogue nude’ from topping the list of sub-queries. As for misspellings, ‘Kylie Minoque’ was tops with 3,422 searches. The Australian pop singer’s most searched song was ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’ with 682 queries.