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# pop

All time
# 90s
Which 90s Pop Group Making A Desperate Comeback Are You?
Please, anything but Boyzlife.
# revelation
Viennetta on a stick is a real ice cream and it needs to come to Ireland
This just got portable.
# freedom for kesha
Whatever happened to Kesha and why is #FreedomForKesha trending?
Allow us to explain.
Why are people pretending not to know who One Direction are?
I mean COME ON.
# full of air
This new version of Bubble Wrap WON'T pop and people are devastated
It’s a travesty.
# Conflict
Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn't pleased
Israel said this development does not further the peace process.
# Best Bong Ever
One Direction had to pay a €9,000 "drug bond" to be allowed play in the Philippines
The bond will be forfeited if the band is seen taking or promoting drugs.
# Never Forget
Twitter is having an absolute field day about Jason Orange quitting
All hell has broken loose online.
# problem
Ariana Grande did a Twitter Q&A and the results were predictably mischievous
# pop
Giant bubbles bursting in slow motion are mesmerising
…sorry, what were we doing again?
# doing the decent thing
'Mortified' Irish band Fight Like Apes promise to reimburse fans who bought EP
The band posted a long Facebook status after a pricing confusion over their latest release.
# pop
Bubble? What bubble? Here's why Noonan isn't worried by rising property prices
The finance minister noted that prices are still 47 per cent lower than their 2007 peak.
Column: Passionate or possessive? Shakira forbidden from appearing in videos with men
International megastar Shakira has revealed that she no longer appears in music videos with male co-stars, because boyfriend Gerard Piqué has banned it, writes Lisa McInerney.
# wrappy raccoon
This raccoon has human urges to burst bubble wrap
Once they pop, you really just can’t stop.
# it's going down
Here is a no-Pitbull version of Timber you can enjoy without guilt
It’s goin’ down, I’m yellin’ Timber!
Column: Yes, Justin Bieber is a brat... but maybe it's time to feel a wee bit sorry for him?
Justin Bieber is a singularly unpleasant young chap who terrorises his neighbours, drag races ‘under the influence’, and abandons Capuchin monkeys… but what chance did he have? Lisa McInerney takes a look at the volatile lives of child stars.
# zigga zig ah
Girl bands of the 1990s, ranked from brutal to brilliant
Will your favourite come out on top?
# Rehab
Singer Ke$ha seeking help with eating disorder
She entered rehab yesterday and released statement to fans.
Everly Brother singer Phil Everly dies at 74
He and brother Don, who survives him, had smash hits such as Wake Up Little Susie, Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do is Dream.
Lisa McInerney: Pop culture in 2013 was full of wacky antics, highs, lows... and deceptive depth
Appropriated Twerking, Joffrey Bieber and the Reign of The Selfie… 2013 was full of ostensibly casual moments over which we could bond and track how our society is changing.
# it's britney pirates
Britney Spears' music is being used to scare away Somali pirates
Apparently they really can’t stand her.
# Forever blowing bubbles
WATCH: Mesmerising giant bubbles exploding in slow motion
Includes some of our favourite GIFs ever.
# molly is a liar
Former TD releases pop single about the dangers of MDMA
Yes, you read that right.
# work bxxch
Meet the Irish woman who co-wrote Britney Spears' new single
She’s in her twenties, from Donaghmede, and got her start as a kid on the Late Late Toy Show.
# life lessons
What can we learn from Britney's new single?
She’s a leader among women.
# friday flashback
On this night in 1997 you were listening to… Will Smith
A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started.
# Thriller
7 mesmerising GIFs that prove Michael Jackson was an incredible dancer
More than just the moonwalk.
# it really could happen
Joe Dolan covered Blur and it's amazing
Joe Dolan’s take on Damon Albarn. Incredible.
# Sponsored by UPC
Female superstars - before they were famous
The pictures they DON’T want you to see.
STOP EVERYTHING! You NEED to see these Westlife photos immediately!
Our main regret in life is that we did not see these rig-outs in person.
# Competition
What is Justin Timberlake hiding all over Dublin?
Ain’t nobody loves you like he loves you.
# Addiction
Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John
Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.
# queen bee
Beyoncé asks Irish fans to bring old clothes to gig
Now why would that be?
# adele is swell
13 reasons why we want to be friends with Adele
You will too after reading this. Honestly.
# sponsored
8 ways to get (and keep) a girl band together
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends.
# g'wan pink
The 5 Pink songs we forgot we really loved
She’s in Dublin today and she’s got alot of songs you’d know.
# flashdance
14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be
Anyone for a bar of Take My Breath Away?
# sexy twitter
The best songs to have sex to (according to Twitter)
This hashtag has us worried.
6 amazing songs that were huge this weekend 20 years ago
What a bunch of absolute TUNES.
# Moonwalk
In videos: 17 reasons why the moonwalk is still amazing
30 years of the greatest dance move ever.