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What makes the perfect pop star? Well, come dine with Capital as we look at the ingredients that make up some of your favourite hit music stars.
There's enough superstar to fill the hungriest of Beliebers and Directioners stomachs with good friends Niall Horan and Justin Bieber. Take one half teenage sensation; full of youthful exuberance and a drop of Bill Gates' business mind. Then add another half of a blonde bombshell, with the luck of the Irish and the charm of James Bond and you have the recipe for potentially one of the greatest collaborations of all time. Harry Styles recently admitted there would be no Justin feature on the band's new album - but with such a great friendship blossoming it's time to lick your lips in anticipation of one of the future's most anticipated team ups.
If it's one of the greatest female artists of all time you're after, then Beyonce is the perfect recipe to follow. You'll need to source that inner talent as young as possible, throw in vocals which reach the tallest buildings in the world and a body so hot that it could cook a friend egg! You'll need a huge jar of ambition and stir in hard work for around 31 years and you might start to get somewhere near what you're after.
Rihanna's recipe for success is one that will require your full attention so it's time to get your pop star kitchen fully prepped because you need to move fast. She's on the brink of her seventh album in as many years - so it's not a slow cook, leave for five hours and come back job we're after. No, it's time to keep stirring and adding little bits of red hot spice, aromatic words of wisdom and don't be afraid to go airborne and give your pop pan a flip as this girl likes to travel! RiRi's often been praised for her individuality, so don't be scared to go outside the box and put something you never thought of in the pot. The result will keep you in the headlines for years and have everyone from Coldplay to Nicki Minaj wanting a peek at your recipe. If you want to make a RiRi - please handle with caution and enjoy the ride.
You're not making run of the mill spaghetti bolognese with our Jessie - it's only the most fiery and showstopping ingredients that will do the job for a recipe that makes one of the most honest and refreshing pop stars the industry has seen. You may face times of hardship, be told to follow the crowd but stay on your page and the results will be worth while.
You need to start practicing sit-ups in your sleep if you want to keep up with the back-flipping star that is JLS' Aston Merrygold. You need a pinch of cold water to hit those high notes, a dollop of sex appeal and spicy moves to make Jagger jealous. Roll that all up with three orders of the same and you will have the hottest lunchbox in the world right now!
Make sure you're hungry because you need to fill up with energy for this pop star recipe. First up, you will need a love of pain to replicate all those tattoos which Chris has on his body. Also ensure you have that artistic flair. Besides his music the R&B star is a keen painter and has designed hundreds of unique pieces. Don't forget to add springs in your feet to jump around on stage and feel free to add your own topping, as Chris' hair colour changes just as much as the weather. Once made you should have an award winning and much talked about star ready to roll!
Be ready to turn the heat 'Up', keep your 'Issues' at the door and be ready to get 'All Fired Up' as you start on the journey to recreate this delectable five-piece. Get your tapas brain in gear and treat each element as a small meal. For Rochelle you need to let your romantic side loose but keep that underlying strength. For your Vanessa keep your knives sharp as you need to be ready to cut through any track with a striking vocal. You need to let loose and show off your fun side with a taste of Mollie and for Una you need to be on your toes as this new mum is always on the ball. Frankie will bring the whole recipe together with style, charisma and a cheeky smile to package the whole Saturdays meal into something truly Michelin star.
Forget all other cook books you've ever read because there is no preparing for what you will create. Simon Cowell calls her the "Queen of Mean", she's been the "Princess of Pop" and is anything but boring. You need a spoonful of determination, a strong mind to hold your ingredients and the unpredictability to get your taste buds flowing. This is a pop star recipe that might not always turn out the same every time but you'll be always pleased with the result.
It's time to turn up the style - quite literally - with this pop star duo. This is as perfect a pair as fish n chips or bangers and mash. Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson are much more than 2/5 of one of the most successful boy bands of all time. For Louis you need to put a wet cloth under the chopping board that is his wit or it may take you by surpsise. He's quick on the ball and loves to give back - especially to charity. He recently announced plans to play a football match with his old Sunday league squad against his hometown club Doncaster Rovers. Athletic prowess is a bonus with this individual. Onto your ingredients for your Harry. Confidence, charm and an element of sophistication are required at the same time as ensuring everything is completed with aesthetics in mind. Serve hot and enjoy!
This is time to get the extra special china out and the silver serving tray. It's time to source all the finest ingredients for your Adele. This recipe is golden - in more ways then one. You need a balance of humour with an honesty level that scoops up pain and heartbreak into a bowl and leave to set. The emphasis is always on quality as there's many an accolade waiting at the end. Put your mixture into that music oven, turn up high and get ready to watch your creation come to life-capturing the hearts of the world.
This recipe will look like nothing you've ever seen before and although the ingredients may not appear as if they will blend, remember, opposites attract. Take resolve that's ready to bite, style that can attack at any moment and mix calm with the most explosive storm. You will need buckets of musical intelligence, the heart of a lion and dashes of personality. Do all that and you might get close to becoming one of the most exciting stars to ever emerge into the industry.