We hope you enjoyed the evening as much as we did! What was your highlight from our #SportysFortyWebcast?

If you weren't able to catch the stream live, click on the video below or head over to www.youtube.com/MelanieCMusic now to check it out!

Later tonight our special one-off Sporty's Forty Webcast will be live on www.melaniec.net. The online event, which kicks off at 8pm (UK time), will last just over two hours and will include all 23 songs Melanie performed at Shepherd's Bush Empire in January as well as a short interview in which Melanie talks about her birthday bash. The event will be streamed live through YouTube. We'll also be offering an alternative stream for those living in regions in which YouTube Live streams are not available.

Make sure to join us on Twitter using #SportysFortyWebcast whilst watching the show - Melanie will also be tweeting along and ready to answer your best questions! Just make sure you're using our special hashtag and to include @MelanieCmusic in your tweets!

Yesterday we also posted a special preview of tomorrow's event. If you haven't seen it yet, head over to Melanie's Facebook page now.

See you tonight!

15 years ago, on October 18th 1999, Melanie released her first solo album 'Northern Star'. To celebrate the release of Melanie's debut album, we'll be throwing an online anniversary party! Join us online on Saturday evening October 18th for a special one-off video webcast of Melanie's 'Sporty's Forty' Shepherd's Bush Empire concert from earlier this year.


More details will be announced in a few weeks time, but make sure you mark the date in your calendar already!

'Ask Melanie' returns! Filmed just before Melanie went on stage to perform with Jools Holland as part of their summer tour, Melanie answered a selection of your questions which were submitted live on Twitter the same night.

Do you have a burning question for Melanie? Make sure to send it to us on Twitter by tweeting it to @MelanieCnet and including #AskMelanieC. You can also submit a video of up to 20 seconds on www.melaniec.net/askmelanie - we're looking forward to receiving your submissions and we'll make sure to collect the best questions for the next episode of 'Ask Melanie'!

P.S. Wondering what Melanie is referring to when she talks about the 'Sporty's Forty' footage? We'll let you know very soon!

As most of you already know, Melanie is featured on the new single by upcoming Slovakian singer songwriter Peter Aristone. The song is called 'Cool As You' and is produced by Greg Haver, who also worked with Melanie on her 'Beautiful Intentions' album. The video is now available to view on YouTube:

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You can now pre-order 'Cool As You' on iTunes, Amazon and a selection of other online retailers in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. Brainzone, Peter's label, is planning to also release the single digitally in more countries soon as well.

coolasyouThe track listing of the 4 track digital EP is:

1. Cool as You - 3:56
2. Cool as You (Radio Edit) - 3:36
3. Cool as You (CMP Version) - 3:44
4. Cool as You (Thebiggabeats Version) - 3:54

Alongside the digital release, a limited edition CD single will also be available to purchase. This CD can be ordered from Peter's website from March 31st onwards.

One of the alternative versions of the song, the CMP remix, can be listened to on SoundCloud:
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Last week Melanie also headed over to Peter's hometown of Prague, to perform 'Cool As You' at Peter's concert at the local Hard Rock Cafe as well as at a selection of radio stations. You can watch the full performance at RadioCity 93.7 below:

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'Cool As You' is taken from Peter's debut album 'Nineteen Days in Tetbury'.

After a tremendous start to the year with a sold out birthday concert at Shepherd's Bush Empire, Melanie will be back on stage soon! Later this week Melanie will be flying over to the other side of the world to perform as part of the 'British & Irish Invasion' at the 'Party at the Mission' in Greenmeadows, New Zealand. Alongside Ronan Keating, Sharon Corr, Billy Ocean and Leo Sayer, Melanie will perform a selection of songs with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. For more info and to purchase tickets, see missionconcert.co.nz.

After appearing on Jools Holland's tour last year and his special Hootenanny show, Melanie will also join Jools on tour again across the UK from April onwards. Performing at a selection of dates across the country, fans can expect Melanie to perform a handful of songs with Jools and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. If you didn't attend any of the shows last year, here's one of the songs Melanie performed during Hootenanny:

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For the full selection of dates, head over to joolsholland.com now.

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Watch all of Melanie's music videos in full:
When You're GoneGoin' DownNorthern Star
Never Be The Same AgainI Turn To YouIf That Were Me
Here It Comes AgainOn The HorizonYeh Yeh Yeh
MeltNext Best SuperstarBetter Alone
First Day Of My LifeBetter AloneThe Moment You Believe
I Want CandyCarolynaThis Time
UnderstandRock MeThink About It
WeakLet There Be LoveI Know Him So Well