It appears like solely yesterday that Dublin’s twin pop stars John and Edward Grimes first made their look on our television screens and in our hearts, so it could be laborious to consider that the pair flip 31 immediately. For these of us who’ve lengthy been part of their journey (11 years in my case), we’ve seen them develop of their abilities and convictions in that point, and we all know that their future continues to be shiny.
It’s been an awesome yr for Jedward. Their popularity as on-form political commentators continues, talking out towards the unlawful occupation of Ukraine by Russia, in addition to standing with protesters arrested for daring to recommend the British monarchy is an outdated establishment. Naturally this has introduced them, in equal numbers, new supporters and detractors, however they refuse to again down.
Their protests haven’t all been on-line. Final November, John and Edward have been in LA the place they joined others within the #FreeBritney motion protesting exterior the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, as Britney Spears was lastly launched from her conservatorship.
Musically, Jedward have teased songs from their upcoming fifth album, which is able to hopefully be launched earlier than the tip of this yr. In July followers joined them on the Voice Of A Insurgent tour, their first for the reason that outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic, with live shows in Manchester, London, and Glasgow. Whereas it was exhausting, various followers attended all of the gigs, because it was the primary time many had seen the twins since 2020.
John and Edward have been on TV this previous yr too, maybe indicating a brand new, extra severe route, collaborating in Dublin’s Zoo Week, and we will see them on Sky Arts at Christmas time as they present their inventive aspect on ‘Celeb Portrait Artist Of The Yr’.
It wasn’t all severe although, with July seeing John and Edward opening the Dublin Krispy Kreme flagship retailer. Followers queued from 5am to see the twins, who arrived at 7, staying till 11 to ensure they met everybody.
Jedward are at the moment in Los Angeles, the place they’ve been seen attending Vegan Style Week occasions, in addition to catching up with the likes of their nice pal Tara Reid, and Corey Feldman. They even recorded a energetic rendition of Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’ with the pair:
So there you’ve gotten it. Blissful birthday Jedward! Right here’s wishing that 31 brings you all of your hearts need. We sit up for persevering with with you in your journey!
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