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Meghan Trainor's other half, actor Daryl Sabara has just set the bar for grooms everywhere.

He and Meghan tied the knot in December and the couple have now revealed the thoughtful gift that he gave his bride on their big day.

The pair, who have been together for two and a half years, married on Meghan's 25th birthday surrounded by friends and family.

But there was one special surprise that Meghan wasn't aware of.


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Dayrl took to Instagram to make the announcement.

He wrote, ''Throwback to when @charmladonna helped me surprise my wife on our wedding day'' followed by video footage of a dance routine to a variety of songs including Justin Timberlake's Suit and Tie.

And it is impressive.

Meghan also uploaded the dance and captioned it, ''I told @darylsabara ”I’m ALWAYS performing for you…why don’t you give me a show” and he surprised me with this…best/sexiest hubby ever haha I love you so much Daryl. 
Thank you @charmladonna for making this happen.''

Her fans were delighted with it. 

One said, ''This is beautiful and amazing!! So happy for you!!''


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While another wrote, ''Wow! Amazing performance from @darylsabara and you @meghan_trainor loved the look on your face! Brilliant!''

A third added, ''This is everything…this is LOVE!'' followed by a heart eyes emoji. 

This couple looks like one that's going to go the distance…now we're going to send every groom-to-be this video because it is seriously sweet.


Forbidden Fruit may seem like it's YEARS away (the countdown began a very long time ago), but it's not too long until you'll be soaking up the sunlight in the pure STUNNING grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, listening to top-class music.

Just picture the scene; You're taking in the sweet, sweet tunes with a refreshing beverage in hand, surrounded by your friends and some randoms you only just met (happens every year).

Forbidden Fruit is the green light which indicates the beginning of summer, and it's been building up in popularity over the last few years, and for good reason. The festival draws in some of the biggest emerging talents around.

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They've already gifted us with some seriously amazing acts actress the weekend, including grime hero Skepta, majorly-talented dance artist MURA MASA, Paul Kalkbrenner, Jon Hopkins, Saint Sister, First Aid Kit and many more.

Now they've given us a treat to warm our cold, dead, January hearts; they've give us another wave of uber talented acts who are gracing us with their presence this June; Laurent Garnier, Earl Sweatshirt, Peggy Gou, Ry X, Julien Baker, Kojaque, Mahalia, Honey Dijon, Joy Orbison, Empress Of, Barns Courtney, I Have A Tribe and Midland

Laurent Garnier is a pioneering French DJ making the planet dance for almost 30 years. We're especially pumped tos ee 24-year-old Californian rapper Earl Sweatshirt perform; the former Odd Future member released his third album last year Some Rap Songs and boy, is this guy skilled beyond his years.


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Irish representation comes in the form of I Have A Tribe, Dublin’s own Patrick O’Laoghaire. The lad has two EPs (Yellow Raincoats and No Countries) under his belt and his album Beneath A Yellow Moon.

His intimate folk songs has garnered high praise from the likes of the Irish Times, RTE, NME, Q, Clash and The Line Of Best Fit; he's gonna be BIG.

British R&B soul singer Mahalia is making hr Irish outdoor festival debut, and is fresh on the rise after her release Sober, and work with Rudimental.

Grab your tickets for Bulmers' Forbidden Fruit 2019, tickets onsale via Ticketmaster now. For the full thre-day weekend, prices range from €159 and €169; definitely worth it.

See you there, folks. We'll be passed out by the Portaloos, most likely. 

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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have officially tied the knot, but the couple are not di=one sharing gorgeous insight into their wedding via social media. 

The latest video from their wedding party shows new bride Milley dancing away to Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars. 

The singer is barefoot but still wearing her wedding dress, as hubby Liam films her moves. 

Miley opted for a beautiful silk Vivienne Westwood dress with a boat neckline, complemented perfectly by her tousled blonde locks and minimal makeup. 

Miley holds on to her dress as she busts a move, before Liam gets tired of filming and makes an appearance in the video .

The pair wed in a secret ceremony at their home in Franklin, Tennessee on Dec. 23.


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Their families were both in attendance at the surprisingly low kwy (for a celebrity wedding) affair. 

The home was decorated with a mix of wedding and Christmas decor. 

Congrats to the couple, we hope they enjoyed their first Christmas as newlyweds after being together for ten years. 


Former Dublin footballer, not to mention five-time All Ireland winner Denis Bastick has been revealed as the seventh contestant for this year's Dancing With The Stars.

The star sat down with The Nicky Byrne Show on 2FM live to comment on why he swapped his football boots for some dancing shoes to try his hand at winning series three's glitterball;

“I really feel that this will be a great experience for me. It is completely different than anything I have ever done before. Since retiring from Dublin football I always wanted to try new things, I never imagined that this would be one of those things though!"

Commenting further on his career so far, Bastick said;

"Football has given me a huge sense of accomplishment and DWTS is now presenting me with a massive challenge and the opportunity to accomplish something that is in such contrast to what I’m used to."

The contestant also expressed his nerves at the idea of competing at such a high level of dancing, but he's got a whole team of support from his Dublin GAA fanbase.

Speaking about the standard of dance which is expected of the show's participants, Bastick said;

"I am slightly overwhelmed at the task in hand having seen what the dancers can do. They have amazing, athleticism, rhythm and coordination. I have probably one of those qualities so I will really need to put the work in!”

Denis will join Clelia Murphy, Mairead Ronan, Eilish O’Carroll, Darren Kennedy, Fred Cooke and Holly Carpenter on series three of the hit show.

Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne are this year's official presenters, and the series will air on RTÉ One for 12 weeks from Sunday 6 January.

Dancing With The Stars has a grand total of 11 celebrities, who pair up with their professional dancing partners as they cross their boundaries and try an entirely new talent.

Stepping onto the dancefloor to compete for the much-coveted glitter ball trophy, each pair will have a different dancing genre to master every week. The duos will have just seven days to perfect their routine before performing live on national television. 

The expert panel of judges Brian Redmond, Loraine Barry and Julian Benson are returning again this year. The celebrities and their dancers will be scored by the judges and the viewing audiences at home.

The treats don't end there for viewers; Can’t Stop Dancing, the preview show hosted by Bláthnaid Treacy, will be back on our screens on Friday, 4 January on RTÉ One

All of the glitz, glamour and gossip that happens behind the scenes will be delved into. Get the low down from the judges, the professional dancers and the stars before the main action begins. 

We absolutely CANNOT WAIT for Sunday 6 January, get yourselves ready.


Get ready to be the next global sensation, because Britain's Got Talent are bringing their open auditions to Ireland for their brand new series, with dates for Dublin, Tralee, Kilkenny, Tralee as well as further venues around the country.

The much-loved show are branching out their reach to the Irish nation, and now is the time to get your act together and audition for the one of a kind prize.

This year, the Britain’s Got Talent team is coming to Dublin, on the Sunday 25th November at The Spencer Hotel from 12-5pm. Auditions are open to any performer of any age, with absolutely any talent.


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Successful acts at the auditions will then be in with a chance of securing a place at one of the 2019 judges’ auditions.

Whether you're a comedian, actor, singer, dancer troupe or even animal- now is your chance to shine.

Executive producer Charlie Irwin said:

“We can’t wait to see what talent you’re ready to bring to the BGT stage in 2019.  Anyone can apply – there is no age limit and we are looking for all kinds of talents. So, if you feel you have something special to show us, no matter what it is, then make sure you apply, you never know where it might take you!” 


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Following his win last year, Lee Ridley, also known as the Lost Voice Guy, sold out his entire Edinburgh Fringe run and had to add on extra performances.

In 2019 Lee will be embarking on a UK tour, he is currently writing the second series of his popular Radio 4 sitcom Ability and has also been commissioned to write about a book about disability. 

Since being crowned the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2017, Tokio Myers has co-produced the Artists for Grenfell charity single to support The London Community Foundation, has released his debut album Our Generation, the biggest classical crossover of 2017. He is currently in the process of creating new music.

Of course, we can't forget about Susan Boyle, who has sold more than 23 million records worldwide. Diversity have sold-out seven nationwide tours and are about to embark on their eighth UK tour Ignite, while multi-platinum selling artist Paul Potts has sold six million records worldwide.


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BGT 2014 winners Collabro have had a No. 1 album and Calum Scott, Simon’s golden buzzer in 2015, was the first ever Britain’s Got Talent contestant to be nominated for a Brit Award. His song Dancing on my Own achieved phenomenal success. 

Previous BGT Series 9 semi-finalist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who was part of the classical band The Kanneh-Masons, went on to win the BBC's Young Musician of the Year 2016. Since appearing on BGT, Sheku has performed at the BAFTAs, the BBC Proms and even the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

We're jealous of the last one especially…

If you want to join this group of successful contestants, come down to audition next Sunday. You won't regret it.

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We love Strictly for a lot of things – the glitz and glam, the fabulously choreographed dances, the brilliant judges…

And now we have another reason.

The BBC show has just announced that it is going to make a bigger effort to protect the environment. 


While we all adore the lashings of glitter that Strictly heaps on us every year, they have now confirmed that the glitz being used on the contestants and their outfits for the upcoming series will be environmentally friendly.

This comes after the ban that has been put on plastic microbeads by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Defra have also explained that all liquid glitter used during the show is eco-friendly, and that no marine life will be under threat after it is flushed down the drain.

They stated that, ''all our liquid glitter used in the theme weeks is sourced from Burt’s Bees which is all biodegradable, and this series they will also be supplying us with biodegradable wipes.''

In addition to this, the make-up they use is also biodegradable, however the show is looking into whether all of the ingredients in it are biodegradable. 

Fair play, Strictly. 

Strictly Come Dancing is most definitely on a mission to become more eco-friendly, as it's attempting to get rid of single-use plastic too.

A spokesperson for the show has said how it should be at least 90 percent free of single-use plastic by next year, which is amazing tbh. 

As for the confetti that we love seeing swirling around our shimmering dancers and celebs on the TV?

It's 50 percent biodegradable – plus last year, the paper that the scripts and running orders were printed on were replaced with iPads instead.

Strictly, if you weren't one of our favourite shows before, you certainly are now. 



It has amassed more than 465,000 views since its upload last Friday, and it's not hard to see why.

With the local church in Menlough, Co Galway as the backdrop, an entire wedding party danced with each other in front of the alter… at the behest of Fr. John O' Gorman.

Shared by Make My Day Productions on their Facebook page, the footage shows Fr. O' Gorman bring the father of the bride to his feet before leading him to the bride for an impromptu father/ daughter dance.

To the tune of Your Wedding Day By Jimmy Buckley, Rois Lydon danced with her father before her new husband, Paudie Mannion, got to his feet with Rois's mother.

With applause echoing throughout the church, the rest of the wedding party got to their feet and danced, with Fr. John O'Gorman saying: "If you can dance in a hotel you can dance in a church".

"Below is just one of the great moments from the wedding of Rois M Lydon and Paudie Mannion. Trailer to come later," read the caption of the video which has been liked more than 5,500 times so far.

Ladies, this is one to remember.



If you love the 90s and big Hollywood dance numbers, then this video will totally get you motivated for Monday.

The clip is a mash-up of 92 – yep, 92 – different dances, all rocking along to Gonna Make You Sweat.

From hunky Zac Efron in Hairspray, to Joe Manganiello's Magic Mike XXL number, if this video doesn't get you moving, we don't know what will.

Now, sit back, relax and enjoy the numbers – unless of course, you want to get up and shake your booty off to what will be a great day.


If you've even watched an All Blacks rugby game, you'll know of the 'haka,' a traditional Maori war dance.

The routine of aggressive chanting is often associated with power and challenge, but New Zealanders also view the haka as something to mark a bond and to welcome a guest into the family.

Benjamin and Aaliyah Armstrong were treated to one such haka at their recent wedding, when their best man, male guests (and even a bridesmaid or two) surprised them with the routine.

The moment Aaliyah bursts into tears is so special – but you'll notice she soon dusts herself off and joins in.

Aaliyah and Benjamin's video has already gone viral, and has been shared all over the world. watch it and you'll soon see why.


Does the name Tricia Miranda mean anything? Quite possibly it doesn't – and yet she is one of the entertainment industry's leading choreographers. 

Since moving to LA a decade-and-a-half ago, she has become the go-to expert for big-names including Britney Spears, Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Jay Z, and Usher.

Tricia has furthermore worked on movies including 17 Again, which starred Zac Efron, as well as talent search shows such as The X Factor, and So You Think You Can Dance.

She's also an internationally-respected hip-hop instructor – and it is her work in that capacity that is truly garnering attention this week. 

Filmed in late April and featuring students of Tricia's, one captivating video clip has now gone viral, notching up millions of views. It shows a rotating series of skilled dancers move to Rihanna's B**ch Better Have My Money... and it's nothing short of mind-blowing. 

Online commentators have been quick to respond too.

"Ok so my new goal in life is to take a class with @_triciamiranda," stated one fan on Twitter. Another simply said: "One day I will be able to work with the amazing @_triciamiranda."

The woman-of-the-hour herself took to Instagram to express her own gratitude. "Thank you for the 5 million views," she wrote. "Really appreciate the support guys."

So without further ado, we give you Tricia Miranda's take on Rihanna's sound…



The gym isn’t for everyone – an hour on the treadmill or even five minutes of a spin bike is enough to make some people avoid exercise altogether.

However, these days there is such a huge number of ways to get fit that you are bound to find something you love – without having to step foot near a treadmill.

Here are some fun alternatives to the regular gym classes you may just love:

1. Boxercise
Stressful day at work? Did you housemate leave the milk out of the fridge again? Then this is the class for you! Channel your anger into fat-burning with boxercise and you will feel stress-free as well as getting toned and fit!

2. Pole-dancing
Forget what you think you know – pole dancing is incredible. Not only does it tone and train your core, once you master some moves you are going to feel like a graceful goddess up there. 

3. Anti-gravity yoga
There's no doubting the benefits of yoga on your mind and body, but if regular mat yoga has you feeling a bit bored, this could be the high-flying solution! Using material hanging from the ceiling, you will soon fall in love with this acrobatic fitness craze!

4. Ballet-barre
From Taylor Swift to Miranda Kerr, ballet barre is THE celeb fitness craze of the year – and for good reason. Not only do you tone your core and burn some major calories, you get to look like a freakin' ballerina while doing it! 

5. Dance
Whether it be contemporary, hip-hop or ballroom, if you love to dance, why not make it your new hobby? Sure, you might feel shy at first but once you get to know people and learn a few moves you'll wonder what took you so long to get into it in the first place! 



Everyone has their own signature and this can be a good, or a very bad thing… 

We have all either seen these dancers or been these dancers on one occasion or another!

1. The Having a Good Time Dancer

They don't care who's watching, their dancing shoes are there and the floor is theirs for the taking. 

2. The Person Who is Actually Great at Dancing Dancer

You stand there doing your awkward dance (see below) when suddenly they break out the Irish dancing moves…

3. The Awkward Dancer

They do not feel comfortable dancing and you can really tell. They don’t want to be here but were dragged out to the floor by their ‘friends’. They haven’t had nearly enough alcohol to even pretend to be having a good time. 

4. The Ironic Dancer

Maybe they can’t dance, maybe they don’t have the confidence to try, but they don’t let that stop them from being one of the dance-floor’s favourites. They are masters of the Macerena, the Chicken Dance, the Robot, and Gangham Style. The crowd loves them and they love performing for the crowd. Like #1, they have a great time but unlike #1 they need the crowd to prove to themselves they are having a good time. 

5. The Sexed Up Couple ‘Dancers’

The nightmare dancers. 

6. The Wasted Dancer

You honestly can’t tell how they are still upright, and then they’ll fall to the ground. They try to bring their drinks out with them and the bouncers keep a keen eye on them. Usually they are alone which makes you wonder did they arrive like that and if so how did they get in? And looking at them giving it their all on the dance-floor, surely they’d have sweated out all the alcohol by now?

7. The Enthusiastic Floor Hogging Dancer

They are waving their arms and jumping around like no one else exists. They are having an unbelievable time. And are having it all by themselves. Too much vodka red-bulls for this chap. 

8. The Girls Night Dancers

These girls are out to have a good time. They are screaming ‘This is our song!’ for basically every single song the DJ plays. We've all been these girls and it is SO much fun!

9. The Unwanted Grinding ‘Dancer’

What. The. Hell. These guys never give up either – they'll just be there, at your butt all night. 

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