Music | 2 months ago

So, that'll be a no then?

Charlotte Church may not have quite the household name that she had as a child singing prodigy, but it seems she's still much in demand with the world's wealthiest and most powerful people.

According to the Welsh singer, she was asked to perform at the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington DC on Friday 20 January.

Her response was straight to the point.

At time of writing, Trump has still to respond but his professional apologist Piers Morgan has got his own cheap dig in there.


So far, those confirmed to play reads like a veritable 'who's that?' of the entertainment industry.

The Rockettes, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, "America's Got Talent" singer Jackie Evancho are all slated for the event.

As well as church, it has reportedly been turned down by Elton John, KISS, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Kanye West, Chainsmokers, David Foster, and Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil.

Episode 4 of our brand new podcast The Capital B is here!

This week's pod includes:

  • Tom Keogh of Keogh's crisps on why floury Irish potatoes make the world's most delicious crisps but the French couldn't care less;

  • Biscuit mogul and former Fig Roll queen Alison Cowzer talks the billion euro industry of digestives and getting buttery Irish biscuits into the world's mouths;

  • The real King of Connemara, Richard King on how to charm a foreign fish market with visions of the wild Atlantic ocean and Aran sweaters.

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