Lady Gaga Changed Kylie Minogue’s Game On ‘Aphrodite’ Album

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Kylie Minogue tells Out magazine that Lady Gaga’s emergence on the music scene played a role in the direction of her new album ‘Aphrodite’, since an album similar to ‘The Fame’ would have been viewed as trend following. “Lady Gaga dropped a meteor in the middle of the pop landscape – which is amazing,” the 42-year-old explained. “But it meant that we had to take that into account. It wouldn’t have made any sense to go down that road to try to fit in.” Read more.

Kylie Talks About ‘Aphrodite’ With Producer Stuart Price

July 8, 2010 – Kylie Minogue is out with an interview clip taken from the Experience Edition of her new album ‘Aphrodite’, where she’s joined by Executive Producer Stuart Price. “It’s been described as a return to the dance floor,” the Australian pop singer said of the new album. “I don’t think I ever totally left, but it is a return to form, I would say.” Kylie added that “thoughts about the album aside, and I’ve been working with Stuart an awful lot on this project, it was just fun. He really really made it fun for me, and I felt secure.” Watch the clip via YouTube below.

Kylie Minogue Joins Scissor Sisters On Stage At Glastonbury

Jake Shears and Babydaddy of Scissor Sisters spoke with NME backstage at Glastonbury Festival 2010 on Saturday afternoon (June 26), discussing the hot weather, being excited to have Kylie Minogue come out on stage for a song with them, other acts they plan on seeing during the festival, how Jake had his first date with his husband at the festival 6 years ago, and their new album ‘Night Work’.

“I texted her about 5 weeks ago, I just had the idea pulling into an airport somewhere and it just popped into my head,” Jake said of the Kylie invite. “I sent her a text saying, ‘Do you want to do a song with us at Glasto?’ And two minutes later I got a text back saying in capital letters ‘HELL YEAH!’, and we got on the phone immediately and I was like we’ve gotta make this happen. Let’s do it. She was down immediately.”

Watch the comments and the ‘Any Which Way’ performance via YouTube below.

Kylie Minogue ‘Aphrodite’ Album Stream & Review

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Amy Schriefer of NPR.org reviewed Kylie Minogue’s new album ‘Aphrodite’ while the site is featuring the full album stream until it is released on July 6th. Amy says of the Australian pop singer’s 11th album:

The tracks, produced by Stuart Price (who also helmed Madonna’s Confessions on a Dancefloor), lack the edgy beats and inventive breaks to advance the dance scene, but they’ll fill floors around the world with a confident and sexy sound. Expertly mixed disco beats are laced with catchy choruses, particularly in “All the Lovers” and “Aphrodite.” The songs burst with joyous emotional swells that are perfect for lifting up the sweaty, dancing masses, but Minogue’s coquettish, whispery vocals sound as if she’s singing intimately to the listener.

Check out the full review and listen to the album here.

Andres Velencoso Passes Kylie Minogue’s Tour Test

June 20, 2010 – Kylie Minogue says that her model boyfriend Andres Velencoso has passed an important test to keep their relationship strong, the ability to keep occupied while she rehearses and performs on tour. “There is a big test with me and boyfriends,” the Australian singer said, according to The Sun. “It’s when I am on the road because that’s when it’s most difficult. Andres was around for a bunch of the North American tour dates. And I didn’t have to worry about him. He took care of himself.”

Kylie Minogue: Lady Gaga Is Amazing

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Kylie Minogue spke with ‘Access Hollywood’ about the success Lady Gaga has achieved so quickly in the music industry. “I think it’s amazing,” the Australian pop singer said last week.

“She’s largely responsible — along with others who have brought dance to the kind of mainstream or pop arena in the states. She’s incredibly talented. She’s an absolute force to be reckoned with and I’m a great admirer.”

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Andres Velencoso Segura Finds Love With Kylie Minogue

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Andres Velencoso Segura, 32, is speaking out about his romance with Kylie Minogue, 41, who began dating in 2008 when they were filming an advertisement together. “It started off as a fling with Kylie. But it turned into love and now each of us supports each other. I’ve found a woman who loves me and I love her,” the Spanish underwear model told Vanity Fair. “I always thought love was something crazy, an out of control passion. But now I realize it’s about wanting to share everything. To call the woman you love to tell her about a plate of food, a photograph that came out well or just to hear her laugh. I love that. We love that.” Read more.

Kylie Minogue Planning A Musical Based On Her Hits

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Kylie Minogue and her right hand man William Baker are busy working on a project that will see the Australian pop singer’s music interpreted in a yet to be titled Kylie musical. “Yes, William Baker and I are working on getting the story written,” Minogue said. “I’m comfortable because it’s not my life story; it’s about the interpretation of my music.” Minogue has not decided who will star in the musical, but Kylie won’t be playing the role herself. Check out more details at dailymail.co.uk.

Kylie Feeling The Excitement For ‘Aphrodite’

April 22, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was spotted leaving her house in bright yellow harem pants on Tuesday (April 20) just after announcing her new album ‘Aphrodite’ is due out in July. The Australian pop singer took to her Twitter (@kylieminogue) to make the announcement which created a positive reaction flowing into the next day – including from her sister Dannii:

My little sis has had a sneak preview listen!! RT @DanniiMinogue @kylieminogue new single All The Lovers 28th June – its fantastic :-)

Wow..the excitement still flows today :) yayaayyyyyyyyyyy!!!

Note: The original image provided by Bauer Griffin has since been removed.

Minogue And Imbruglia Enjoy Girls’ Day Out

April 12, 2010 – Former ‘Neighbours’ stars Kylie Minogue and Natalie Imbruglia enjoyed a girls’ day out on a sunny day in London’s Notting Hill district on Saturday (April 10). The Australian natives earlier had lunch at Marylebone’s trendy 10 Manchester Place hotel. Check out pictures at dailymail.co.uk.

New Kylie Single Coming In June

April 12, 2010 – Kylie Minogue looked summery as she left her home in funny pink cropped trousers on Friday (April 9) in London, England. Pictures from bauergriffinonline.com have since been removed. The Australian pop star broke news that we’re closing in on getting the first single off her follow-up to ‘X’, telling her Twitter followers (@kylieminogue):

Single…JUNE :) !!!!! RT @Ley1990 @kylieminogue so kylie, got any new for us?! :D We need your holy presence on those charts soon! ;)

Kylie Named Britain’s Most Powerful Celebrity

April 2, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was seen leaving her London home on Wednesday (March 31) after being named “most powerful celebrity in Britain”. The 41-year-old topped the poll by research company Millward Brown, which surveyed 2,000 consumers. Kylie beat out Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole, who came in second, while David Beckham was third. “Kylie is widely accepted as an adopted Brit. People know her, like her and she is surrounded by positive buzz,” Millward Brown’s Mark Husak said.

Kylie Minogue Advises Guys To Check For Testicular Cancer

Kylie Minogue was casually dressed leaving her home on Monday (March 29) in London, England. The Australian pop singer weighed in testicular cancer screening on her Twitter (@kylieminogue) that day, telling followers:

YES..it’s IMPORTANT!! RT @CahonasScotland tackling Male Cancer Awareness. Come on guys get yourself checked out :)

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Kylie “Nearly Finished” Recording New Album

March 24, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was seen leaving her home and going to an office wearing a cream lace dress on Tuesday (March 23) in London, England. The Australian pop singer had some news on the follow-up to ‘X’ to her Twitter followers (@kylieminogue) later:

Shoes for the day.. Jimmy Choo… working hard in the studio!

Yes….another day in the studio!!! Nearly finished!!!!

Kylie Is Loving ‘Pineapple Dance Studios’

March 22, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was spotted leaving her home carrying a bright pink Chanel purse that clashed with the rest of her outfit on Sunday (March 21) in London, England. The Australian pop singer revealed what she thinks is must-see television to her Twitter followers (@kylieminogue) earlier today:

Loving, loving, LOVING Sky One’s TV show, ‘Pineapple Dance Studios’….all hail Louie Spence…too funny!!

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Kylie Working Hard In The Studio On ‘X’ Follow-Up

March 21, 2010 – Kylie Minogue gave the camera a smile as she arrives at the music studios in London on Friday (March 19). Pictures from bauergriffinonline.com have since been removed.

The Australian pop singer is busy working on the follow-up to her 2007 album ‘X’. After a studio session the prior day, Kylie told her Twitter followers (@kylieminogue):

Stuart Price and I worked especially h*a*r*d in the studio today….so exciting!!!!!

Pregnant Dannnii Minogue To Be Removed From ‘X Factor’ Judging Panel?

Simon Cowell is plotting to remove Dannnii Minogue as a judge on ‘The X Factor’ since the singer’s baby is due in July – right in the middle of the ITV show’s auditions. “Simon is acutely aware how this could play out in public. He doesn’t want to be seen as getting rid of Dannii because she’s pregnant, but realistically he knows it will be impossible for her to do the whole show from the auditions through to the live finals,” a source on the show tells The Mirror. “It’s a real dilemma but one option being considered is the possibility of giving Dannii a mentoring role on the show but not on the panel. Normally a decision like this would be taken much further down the line. But Dannii’s pregnancy means the question has to be addressed now.”

Kylie Minogue Gives Props To Sia And Florence Welch

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Kylie Minogue looked elegant in a pretty dress on a sunny spring day in London on Tuesday (March 16). Check out pictures from zimbio.

The singer had positive things to say about a couple of her pop peers on her Twitter (@kylieminogue):

Current loves…new SIA album (produced by Greg Kurstin) and Florence (as in Machine)…yeeeeeEESS!! Playing them both this morning :)

Kylie Attends Yves Saint Laurent Fashion Show In Paris

March 10, 2010 – Kylie Minogue attended the Yves Saint Laurent fashion show as part of the 2010 Paris Fashion Week on Monday (March 8) in Paris, France. The Australian pop singer told her Twitter (@kylieminogue) that day:

It’s International Women’s Day…..celebrate ladies!

Kylie The Scenes Filming Helping Haiti Single

March 9, 2010 – Exclusive footage of Kylie Minogue filming her scenes for the video accompanying the Haiti charity single ‘Everybody Hurts’, directed by Joseph Kahn, has been posted at YouTube. Watch the Australian pop star get covered in baby powder before being on the receiving end of a wind machine below.

Kylie Works Hard In The Studio With Stuart Price

March 5, 2010 – Smiley Kylie Minogue was spotted leaving her London home dressed in a animal print jacket on Friday (March 5). The Australian pop singer later had some messages for her Twitter followers (@kylieminogue):

Worked hard in the studio with Stuart Price today…whooooop!!! :)
Check my friend, Jeff Leatham on his website… jeffleatham.com …he is genius AND gorgeous!! I will appear on his show soon :)

Kylie Minogue Leaving KX Gym, Spa And Restaurant

Kylie Minogue was spotted leaving her home to go to KX gym, spa and restaurant in London, England on Monday (March 1). Pictures from bauergriffinonline.com have since been removed.

Kylie Pretty In Pink

February 28, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was snapped in a pretty pink top as she left her London home on Wednesday (February 24). Later in the day, the Australian pop singer offered her support to her stylist friend William Baker for new show Miss Polly Rae: The All New Hurly Burly Show.

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Kylie Attends 2010 Elle Style Awards

February 26, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was on hand for the 2010 Elle Style Awards at the Grand Connaught Rooms during London Fashion Week on Monday (February 22) in London, England. Kylie was on hand to present her sister Dannii the Elle TV Star Award. Check out pictures from zimbio.

Kylie Wants To Start A Family Soon

February 22, 2010 – Kylie Minogue was smiling when she was photographed arriving at her management company on Thursday (February 18) in London, England. The 41-year-old singer, who is dating Spanish model Andres Velencoso, tells The Mirror she’s hoping to start a family. “It won’t happen just yet but soon I hope, it would be lovely,” Minogue told the tabloid. “I’ve got a new album coming out – I’ll have to get that out of the way first.” Kylie added that marriage is “not in my immediate plans”, but that she’s “in love”.

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