Posted by Sandra on November 17 2016 0 Comments Danny Jones, Harry Judd, McFLY, Photo gallery update, Tom Fletcher

Last tuesday, 3/4 of McFly, Dougie is still in the USA, attended the European premiere of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them in London. Even that it was raining the boys managed to look as good as usual. Check all the pics on the gallery!

[x22]EVENTS AND APPEARANCES > 2016 > FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM EUROPEAN PREMIERE, LONDON – NOVEMBER 15

[x6]CANDIDS > 2016 > ARRIVING TO THE FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM AFTER PARTY, LONDON – NOVEMBER 15

 
 
Posted by Sandra on November 16 2016 0 Comments Danny Jones, McFLY, News, The Voice Kids

It has finally been confirmed that Danny will join Will.I.AM on The Voice Kids next year!! Can’t wait to see him on the telly finding a new superstar!

[x1]PHOTOSHOOTS > 2016 > THE VOICE KIDS UK

The Voice Kids has put the finishing touches on will.i.am’s star-studded coaching panel.

With blind auditions beginning next month, the Black Eyed Peas star will be joined in the spinning chairs by McFly’s Danny Jones and pop sensation Pixie Lott.

Together, the trio will be on the lookout for talented kids between the ages of 7 and 14 to win a “life-changing grand prize”, which will be announced in the months ahead.

Pixie has three UK number-one singles to her credit, and also recently delighted West End audiences as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany.

“I can’t wait to join The Voice Kids and help discover the next big star,” Pixie said in a statement. “I have such a passion for talented young people and I know the UK will have lots – I can’t wait to hear them!

“I’m looking forward to getting started and working alongside my fellow coaches will.i.am and Danny Jones.”

Danny is fresh off his own successful McFly reunion tour, where the boys played each of their hit albums in sequence for fans across the UK.

“I’m pumped about joining The Voice Kids team,” Danny said of his new gig. “There are so many talented kids out there, they just need to be heard and this is a great platform for them.

“I’m looking forward to finding some fresh talent and coaching them. You never know, there might be a mini McFly out there!”

At the centre of this new coaching panel is will.i.am, who is making the move to ITV with The Voice following several successful series over on BBC One.

“Doing The Voice Kids with Pixie and Danny is going to be dope and I’m really excited to discover just how talented British kids can be,” the Black Eyed Peas frontman commented.

Ahead of the spinoff show, will.i.am is reuniting with Sir Tom Jones to join newcomers Jennifer Hudson and Gavin Rossdale as coaches on The Voice UK.

Emma Willis makes the jump from the BBC too when The Voice UK premieres on ITV next January.

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Posted by Sandra on November 11 2016 0 Comments McFLY, News

That is actually a really good article that shares the opinion of some McFly fans, and not because I’m a huge mcfly fan too but I actually agree 100% with what they say. What do you think? Why we love McFly that much? tweet me your reasons at @poyntersource :)

McFly are an English boyband formed in 2003. It’s members include Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd. With 5 albums under their belt, countless sold out tours and a plethora of fans and followers; its clear to see that McFly are still a class act. We spoke to some of their fans asking why they loved them so much and here’s what they said:

@ifyouseebeth // Twitter: I love McFly because they genuinely care about their fans, every time I’ve met them they’ve been so lovely and tried to get round everyone. They make music because they love it and not just because its a career choice and they need the money, that’s what makes them so down to earth and likeable. Their music also has meaningful lyrics and I love just sitting and listening to the lyrics of their songs. They honestly mean everything to me!”

@LaurenAmeliia // Twitter: McFly are the most down to earth band I know, they care so much about their fans and go out to see as many people waiting to meet them as possible, as long as it’s safe. The Anthology Tour was such an amazing way to come back after McBusted. To perform all of your albums live over the space of a few nights, for thousands of fans, in intimate venues is so special and an amazing way to say thank you for all the support. Even though I couldn’t go myself, the reviews I got from fans were so positive saying that they were probably of the best set of shows they’d been to. 

 

@chxrliebaker // Twitter: “I love McFly because you can see how much they love and respect each other, especially onstage where their gigs have the best atmosphere and are filled with energy.”

@GlitzBunni // Twitter: “I grew up with them, like “just my luck” and “Dougie missing his mum.” Those memories stay with you, the smallest things bring back memories.”

@GlitterRitterMJ // Twitter: “They’re not just a band, they’re best friends and you can really see that when they perform live.”

lauuwmcfly // Tumblr: “They are amazing musicians but they are also the most genuine people ever, their bond is their strength, that’s what makes them so unique. I’ve now spent 10 years supporting them and I don’t regret it one second, some moments were great, some were hard, some were sad but at the end McFly’s here forever :’)”

themboysmcfly // Tumblr: “I love McFly because even when I’m sad or grumpy, if someone plays a McFly song I have to sing along. They always bring me up from low points in my life. I think their personalities are great too, they have such an intimacy with fans with their constant posting on social media and through videos of them being goofballs on YouTube. They’re amazing. :)”

obv10usly // Tumblr: “I love how they are genuinely great friends. They have been through so much together for all of the 13 years of being a band and they never fail to show their support to each other in whatever they choose to do in their individual life. Music wise (and in everything else actually), McFly is, has always been, and I’m sure will always be real, honest and bold. They create their own music and really have so much fun playing live. They are willing to make musical and business decisions that might seem radical at times. That takes great courage in my opinion. I could honestly talk about them all day.”

Chloe Green // Facebook: “Wow, where to start with why I love McFly. McFly are absolutely everything to me even though I may not talk about them all of the time anymore, I actually owe them everything. Listening to them and seeing them live is actually my happy place and I have nothing but good memories with them. I can’t thank them enough. McFly are just one of the bands that always put a smile on my face and I love them so much. I can’t even explain how happy it makes me knowing that theyre back and McFly again. I’m so proud to say I’ve been here since the start – since I was five years old and I have never looked back since. They are such a good laugh and just such an amazing band. I love McFly, it’s as simple as that.”

McFly are so loved and appreciated by so many people, especially all of us here at CelebMix, but do you love them? Let us know if you do and why by tweeting us @CelebMix.

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Posted by Sandra on November 11 2016 0 Comments McFLY, News, Tom Fletcher

[x5]PHOTOSHOOTS > 2016 > SELFISH MOTHER PHOTOSHOOT

MCFLY guitarist Tom Fletcher and his wife Giovanna welcomed their second child in February this year.

So the family of four are planning to have a “really selfish” Christmas at home this year with two-year-old toddler Buzz and his eight-month-old baby brother.

It might seem early to be thinking about Christmas arrangements, but the festive spirit is in full flow for the Fletcher family.

“We have this rule that after bonfire night, you’re allowed to listen to Christmas music,” Giovanna exclusively told OK! magazine.

She and husband Tom – who recently celebrated 13 years together – tied the knot back in 2012 in a stunning ceremony covered exclusively by OK!

And Tom is just as excited about Christmas as his wife.

“We’re really selfish and make our families come to us,” he said.

“But I don’t think the decorating work at the house will be finished by Christmas this year.”

Giovanna added: “It’s usually me who cooks but Tom has taken over in the last few years because I’ve been pregnant. I just sat there eating chocolate!”

But it’s not just family that will be invited round for Christmas, Tom’s band mates always get an invite too.

“With the kids there as well,” Tom said.

“We’ll need so many high chairs now,” he added, thinking of Harry Judd’s daughter Lola who was born earlier this year.

The couple used to live next door to Danny Jones — and one year they spent Christmas at his.

“We had this really big drunken night and the police ended up being called!” Giovanna said.

“We weren’t being that loud!”

But this year, the parents revealed their oldest son Buzz is more excited than ever for Christmas.

“Last year he wasn’t old enough to have conversations about Santa but this year he can really get into it because we’ve been talking about it loads,” Tom said.

Giovanna added: “It’s going to be so magical! We need to start thinking about the traditions we’re going to do for Buzz and Buddy.

Selfish Mother’s Molly Gunn and Tom and Giovanna Fletcher have partnered up for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day to create a pair of festive sweaters featuring the slogans ‘Father Christmas’ and ‘Mother Christmas’ (right). The two designs are available to purchase exclusively at Selfish Mother’s online store. Priced at £45 each, 50 per cent of the proceeds (£22.50 per adult jumper) will be donated to Save the Children.

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Posted by Sandra on November 9 2016 0 Comments Danny Jones, McFLY, News

What would you guys think of Danny joining the panel of The Voice?

Looking for the next Star Girl (or Boy).​

With The Voice UK’s coaching panel now settled, all eyes are on ITV’s upcoming youth-centric spinoff.

The Voice Kids has already lined up will.i.am from the main show, and now The Mirror reports that McFly’s Danny Jones is in advanced talks for a coaching job as well.

Producers apparently see Jones as a “perfect fit” for The Voice Kids because “young contestants will really relate” to the boyband sensation, according to an insider.

A spokesperson for ITV told Digital Spy: “The panel for The Voice Kids will be confirmed in due course.”

Danny already has family history with The Voice, as his sister Vicky made it through to the Battle Rounds two years ago.

McFly are riding high right now off the success of their first reunion tour since super-group McBusted split, and are still hard at work on their follow-up to 2010’s Above the Noise.

With The Voice moving from the BBC to ITV in 2017, producers took a huge step in bringing over will.i.am from its main coaching panel to the Kids spinoff.

Before we get the companion show, will.i.am is reuniting with his old friend Sir Tom Jones to join Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and alternative rock god Gavin Rossdale on The Voice UK.

Emma Willis is also making the jump over from the BBC when The Voice UK premieres on ITV next January.

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Posted by Sandra on October 13 2016 0 Comments News, Tom Fletcher

A brass band and pop stars were present for the launch of Tom Fletcher’s first novel, The Christmasaurus (Penguin Random House Children’s), at the Natural History Museum last night (Wednesday 5th October).

Fletcher celebrated the launch of the novel aimed at seven to 11 year-olds with his family and friends, including his McFly bandmates, and PRH staff including c.e.o. Tom Weldon. He also gave a speech with his editor Natalie Doherty, during which he thanked the team at PRH and his wife Giovanna Fletcher, who he said inspired him to write the novel with her own career as an author.

The Christmasaurus is set on Christmas Eve and it tells the story of a boy named William Trundle and his magical adventures with a dinosaur called the Christmasaurus. The book is published today (Thursday 6th October). The party was decorated with festive decorations including a Christmas tree and candy canes, as well as a large Christmasaurus model made from 2,500 crumpets (pictured below) and artwork from the book, which is illustrated by Shane Devries. There was also a brass band playing Christmas songs throughout the evening.

As well as being the frontman of pop band McFly, Fletcher co-authors the Dinosaur That Pooped picture book series with his bandmate Dougie Poynter, which is illustrated by Garry Parsons. The series has sold 753,233 copies since 2013 through Nielsen BookScan, with title The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas selling 150,632 copies.

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Posted by Sandra on October 13 2016 0 Comments News, Tom Fletcher

McFly band member Tom Fletcher launched his children’s fiction book The Christmasaurus at the Natural History Museum on 5 October.

The venue’s Earth Hall was transformed for the occasion into a Christmas wonderland, with season lighting, canapés and a giant ‘Christmasaurus’ made from 2,500 Warburton’s crumpets.

The Christmas scene was constructed by Bespoke Events, who matched the lighting to the book’s jacket using blues, whites and purples as well as snowflake projections.

Food by Dish created a bespoke canapé menu including confit turkey leg ballotine with blackberry, Goat’s cheese and beetroot trifle with gingerbread, Quails eggs Florentine with pink peppercorns and homemade miniature mince pies.

Lauren Hyett,head of PR for Penguin Random House Children’s, commented: “Where better to celebrate the launch of a book about a very special dinosaur than at the Natural History Museum? Tom Fletcher and Penguin Random House wanted to throw the first Christmas party of the season to celebrate The Christmasaurus in festive style.”

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Posted by Sandra on October 13 2016 0 Comments News, Tom Fletcher

Calling all crumpet fans – time to get yourself to Manchester or Bristol where you can marvel over an eight-foot dinosaur made out of Warburton’s giant crumpets.
Yes, you read that correct, and it’s all thanks to McFly’s Tom Fletcher, whose new book The Christmasaurus features mischievous Elves who enjoy nothing more than a toasted crumpet at teatime.

Well, who doesn’t?
‘The Christmasaurus really is such an entertaining read so is a natural fit for our family brand,’ said Sally Stanton, Head of Marketing at Warburtons.

After hearing that Tom Fletcher’s Elves loved crumpets just as much as we do, we figured it was a fantastic opportunity to join forces and create the Christmasaurus out of crumpets.’

The Christmasaurus is Tom’s latest children’s book.
Set on Christmas Eve, the story follows the adventures of a boy named William Trundle and a most unusual dinosaur called, you guessed it, the Christmasaurus. A tale about adventure, family, friendship and discovering that the impossible might just be possible, it follows Tom’s earlier series, The Dinosaur That Pooped.
Tom confirmed on Tuesday that the new novel will be turned into a film, and will be directed by Michael Gracey, who is currently working with Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron on a new film, The Greatest Showman.

‘I’d only finished the first draft of the book when I sent it to the director and he literally came back in the first email with illustrations and I thought it was amazing,’ Tom told Daily Star.
‘He was so inspired and fired up that we had this plan to make the film as I still was shaping the story of the book.I’ve never grown out of Christmas. I am now this weird 31-year-old who still loves Christmas and dinosaurs.’

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Posted by Sandra on October 7 2016 0 Comments Dougie Poynter, McFLY, News

What would you think of Dougie being the new James Bond? 😏

 
 
Posted by Sandra on October 4 2016 0 Comments McFLY, News, Tom Fletcher

Not only is McFly’s Tom Fletcher ace at being a chart-topping singer-songwriter, a YouTube famous wedding speech extraordinaire and a best-selling children’s author, he’s now adding movie-maker to his many talents.

The British star is working on brand new music for the film adaptation of his own children’s book The Christmasaurus.

It follows the festive tale of a boy named William Trundle who meets a dinosaur called The Christmasaurus on Christmas Eve and together they embark on a magical adventure.

Think of it as The Snowman meets Jurassic Park, but without the traumatic melting and nasty velociraptors.

The animated film adaptation will be helmed by Hollywood director Michael Gracey, who is currently working with the likes of Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron on The Greatest Showman On Earth.

Tom has written a number of new songs to be included in the film, which he will also perform at this year’s Royal Variety Performance.

The Christmasaurus will be released as a hardback book this Thursday (October 6), ahead of the new film and music.

It follows his and bandmate Dougie Poynter’s hugely successful The Dinosaur That Pooped series, which has released over the past few years.

It also comes after McFly’s recent run of ground-breaking shows across the UK, where they played all five of their studio albums in full over three consecutive nights in each tour location.

McFly are currently working on new music for their sixth studio album, but have yet to confirm when we’ll get to hear it. Not too long please, guys!

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