No one could burst In:Demand's bubble

Bringing 10 000 fans together in a bulging pop party bubble, Glasgow's SECC played host to Clyde 1's In:Demand, some of the biggest chart names of the moment, and every sort of light-up wand that your heart could desire.

 Opening up with a brief spit from U.K grime artist Skepta, our dapper host Romeo welcomed the largely young, female and squealing crowd, to the all you can hear extravaganza. Apologising on behalf of All Alone artist, Alyssa Reid, who ironically, due to appendicitis would be spending her Sunday afternoon as the track title suggested, rather than in the arena, it was soon time for the party to get well under way.

Loud mouths Stooshe, got the crowd on their feet, their excess energy, pop art colours and opinionated chart topper, Love Me, like Daphne And Celeste for the new generation. (Ooh stick you, your momma too, and your daddy apparently, remember?).

Just before they got too much for one crowd to handle, it was the turn of X Factor runner-up, Marcus Collins, with his silky tones and slick moves. Easily the most impressive voice on the stage on the day, his performance was simple, though his renditions of Seven Nation Army and (Your Love Keeps Lifting me) Higher And Higher proved he's more than doing his homework for mentor Gary Barlow.

Bringing a burst of Caribbean sun to Sunday afternoon, Barbados' Cover Drive had light wands in the air for their number one single, Twilight, proving almost as popular as Mr Pattinson himself.

Taking the tempo down a little, though injecting the arena into E number-like fuelled frenzy in doing so, fuzzy haired Matt Cardle and his acoustic guitar brought a touch of Scotland back to the Glasgow crowd. Playing his take on Biffy Clyro with number one, When We Collide, it was a cover of Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know that really got fans squealing.

Professor Green was a major hit with the crowd, his three song set bringing new energy to the arena, who by now, had been partying for hours fuelled on Capri-Suns alone. The real Red Bull act, however, was to come in the shape of pretty boy four-piece Lawson. Although their playing was questionable at times, young fans couldn't care less, frantically waving banners in the air with more enthusiasm than Rolf Harris and his wobble board.

Pocket-sized Tinchy Stryder was just about visible from the stands and even took his top and trademark shades off for the occasion, out of respect for his Scottish fans apparently. Repeating his opening lines in Dappy collaboration, Spaceship, ticking "Rochelle from The Saturdays" off his list couldn't get much more amusing, with the star just backstage and in earshot. Let's just hope she didn't have JLS boyfriend Marvin on her arm...

Offering up more from X Factors gone by, next was the turn of Alexandra Burke and her Bad Boys, though her performance, with bad dancing, ended up being delivered  cabaret style. Elephant in the room indeed.

DJ Fresh brought an all singing, all dancing cast with him, the influential drum n bass star earning his title of Hot Right Now. Keeping on the singing and dancing theme, High School Musical dream, Conor Maynard had the venue in greatest voice, a girly chant for his appearance reinforcing that like him, girls just Can't Say No either. With his young years and YouTube roots, could we have Brighton's answer to Bieber on our hands?

A brief set from X Factor judge Tulisa was a predecessor to the In:Demand crown. Reaching back into her N-Dubz years, the tightly swaddled star opened with a medley, before a live version of her number one debut single Young.

Nearing bed time, with the pop bubble just about to burst, headliners The Saturday's were one member down due to maternity leave, but that didn't stop them from getting All Fired Up.

Providing almost four hours of fun, and all those chart stars on one stage, Clyde 1's In:Demand certainly know how to throw a party, even if guests could do with sticking around a little longer next time.

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