Entertainment Kylie Minogue admits to battling 'insecurities' over her singing
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Radio host Ben Fordham has confessed to having a 'weird' fantasy about Australian singer Kylie Minogue. Speaking on his 2GB radio show on Monday, Ben admitted to having the bizarre dream.Speaking on his 2GB radio show on Monday, Ben admitted to having the bizarre dream during a live interview with the 52-year-old pop princess.
With more than 80 million records sold worldwide, she's easily one of the most successful pop artists in music history.
But despite all of her success, Kylie Minogue has admitted that she still deals with naysayers who question her vocal abilities.
'I’ve had more than my fair share of criticism of my voice over the years,' she toldmagazine.
'And I’ve had the voices in my head knocking on my door, saying, "You can’t sing. She can’t sing!"
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The likes of Bryan Adams, Kylie Minogue, Cher and Nile Rodgers have come together for this year's 'Children In Need' charity single.The annual charity telethon has brought together a host of huge music stars - also including the likes of Robbie Williams, Nile Rodgers, Gregory Porter, Jess Glynne, Paloma Faith and Mel C - for a cover of Oasis hit 'Stop Crying Your Heart Out'.Bryan said: "It is an honour to sing on the Children in Need single. Let’s all help make it into a big smash record to help the kids.
'A lot of it is to do with insecurity, so when naysayers are playing with your insecurities, that’s a difficult battle,' she continued.
'I’ve had to really tell myself, "Wait, how are you being successful if they’re telling you that you can’t sing and your voice is not a valid voice?" I would really struggle with that.'
Kylie was famously branded a 'singing budgie' by critics when she launched her music career off the back of her role on Neighbours in 1987.
The Locomotion hitmaker recently made UK chart history with her new album, Disco.
The album topped the UK charts, making Kylie the first woman to achieve No. 1 albums across five different decades in the UK.
Kylie Minogue let boyfriend Paul Solomons cut her hair in lockdown
The singer, 52, self-isolated with her other half, 43, in London during the first lockdown and told how they both helped each other maintain their hairdos. Speaking on BBC Breakfast, she said: 'I know how to do my own roots and my boyfriend gave me a trim one day. Just a simple trim, easy. © Provided by Daily Mail Couple: Kylie Minogue has told how her boyfriend Paul Solomons helped to keep her looking her best in lockdown as she let him cut her hair 'I was like, "What are you doing? What’s going on back there?" I gave him a haircut as well.
The album also topped the charts Down Under, becoming Kylie's seventh No. 1 album in Australia.
Dan Rosen, the CEO of Australia's ARIA charts, congratulated the songstress in a statement earlier this week.
'Congratulations to the one and only Kylie Minogue on her seventh ARIA #1 album,' he said.
'It is incredible to think of the success she’s had throughout her stellar career, and that after over three decades as an artist she is still at the top of her game.'
He continued: 'Her new album is a much needed injection of fun in a challenging year, even if many of us can only dance in our living rooms.
Kylie Minogue has topped the UK charts in five different decades
Kylie Minogue is the first female artist to reach number one on the UK album charts in five decades, with chart-toppers in the 80s, 90s, 00s, 10s, and 20s.Her 15th studio album, Disco, was released this week and notched up the best opening week for any UK release this year with 55,000 chart sales, the Official Charts Company said.
'It is clear that Australians are still in love with our Kylie and it’s brilliant to see her back on top of the ARIA charts.'
Kylie Minogue got a 'magical feeling' after meeting Paul Solomons .
The singer told how she knew she had found something special with Paul as all her friends said she had started acting different. Speaking to Heat magazine, she said: 'Yeah I did [get a magical feeling] actually. Maybe not quite like a romance novel, where there are butterflies and stars start shooting through the air! But yeah, definitely. © Provided by Daily Mail Romance: Kylie Minogue has admitted she got a 'magical feeling' as soon as she met her boyfriend Paul Solomons (pictured in March 2020) 'All my friends said to me, "You were acting different." And that's when I knew that there was something.