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top 5 new popstars by boy george

Boy George is without a doubt one of the greatest pop stars of all time. Since he stepped into the gaudy-coloured spotlight of TOTP back in 82, the karma chameleon has cemented himself in the hearts of the world. But in a world that's less Waking Up With The House On Fire and more Bangerz, who does the King of Pop rate? Here goes…

Text Boy George
@BoyGeorge 

  • 5. Alt-J

    "I love that young kids are digging this very arty and considered sound."

    @alt_J 

     

  • 4. Haim

    "Seeing teenagers rocking out to a cool girl band is awesome and I love bass player Este's facial expressions, now affectionately known as her bassface!"

    @HAIMtheband 

  • 3. Lady Gaga

    "Well, she's doing it all in her own way… I love the Art Pop make-up and you have to love anyone who arrives in an egg."

    @ladygaga 

  • 2. Type O Negative

    "Bastard son of Pete Murphy. I love the whole goth thing and anyone who keeps it firing."

    @typeonegative

     

  • 1. Vampire Weekend

    "I just love the beautiful production. It's reminiscent of Scritti Politti which is no bad thing!"

    @vampireweekend