Screaming teen girls aren’t a new thing. The Beatles had ‘m, composer Frans Liszt had ‘m, and now Justin Bieber has ‘m, but is done with ‘m. Sorry Justin, but these screaming girls won’t disappear. At his concert tour in Europe, Bieber walked off stage in Manchester, because his fans weren’t quiet. He also beckoned fans…
Why do we stick to music we have liked since our youth? And how do we try to keep these memories alive?
Al 20 jaar lang steun vinden in de muziek van een boyband. Wat betekent de muziek van de Backstreet Boys dan voor hun Nederlandse fans?
Music fans aren’t good listeners – just one of the arguments presented at Popular Music fandom & the Public Sphere.
A reflection on the Fan Studies Network Conference 2014, in London: what is the current status quo in fan research?
Creative mind Ali Jardz put a great mash-up on YouTube: FanGirlPlanet.
The Internet is buzzing with pictures of an awkward meet & greet experience: Avril Lavigne & her Brazilian fans. Reportedly, the fans paid 215 pounds to ‘meet’ Avril. Greeting her was out of question. As most pictures reveal, standing next to her or embracing her were not an option. Now, I’m all for treating the celebrity not…