Singer reveals debut single was planned for a different pop artist
Michael Baggs

09:26 27th April 2012

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X Factor judge and N-Dubz star Tulisa has revealed that her debut single was initially meant to be recorded by another pop star.

The singer, who hit headlines earlier this year when a sex-tape leaked online, told the tale of debut release 'Young' during an interview with Radio 2.

"With 'Young', it was one of those ones I heard in the studio, produced by one of my very good friends with Fazer, who I was in N-Dubz with," she said.  "I heard it, and I was like, 'I have to have this song. And it was meant for someone else, I'm not going to say who it was meant for, who they pictured it for, but I nicked it.

"They don't know I've nicked it! They didn't even get a chance to pitch it to the [other singer], they were preparing it, it wasn't even finished and I was like, 'I'm having that song, give it to me."

She also adds that she wrote most of the song after hearing the early demo. Earlier this week, Rita Ora revealed that she was offered Cheryl Cole's comeback track 'Call My Name', but refused it.

Check out the best ever music stars' sex tapes below.

  • Tommy Lee Jones (Motley Crue) & Pamela Anderson - Pamela Anderson and then-husband Tommy Lee had various 'intimate moments' from their honeymoon leak online by Seth Warshavsky of the Internet Entertainment Group in 1998 as one of the earliest internet celebrity sex tapes.

  • Paris Hilton & Rick Saloman - The hotel heiress and her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon recorded themselves having sex in a hotel room, shot in night vision. Hilton initially attempted to stop the distribution of the tape, but she now receives profits from the distribution of the video. This footage was released under the title 'One Night in Paris'. She made an album once, so she counts as a 'musician' - of sorts...

  • Fred Durst with 'unidentified Female' - The Limp Bizkit frontman had a video of him and an unknown woman having sex leaked onto the internet by a repairman who had been working on his computer. He later sued the website Gawker and nine others for $70 million dollars.

  • Dane Bowers (Another Level) & Katie Price - The page-3 girl turned entrepreneur and her then-boyfriend Dane Bowers (from British boyband Another Level) had a sex video stolen from their flat and leaked onto the internet during their two-year relationship between 1998 and 2000. It is well-known for its closing scene, which involves Bowers masturbating Price with his foot... YUCK!

  • Ray J & Kim Kardashian - Kim Kardashian confirmed the existence of a sex tape, made by her then-boyfriend, singer Ray J. She threatened to take legal action to block its planned distribution by Vivid Video. Kardashian rose above the shame and became a household name when E! made her and her family the focus of a reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

  • Tulisa (N-Dubz) - Apparently the currently much-discussed video doing the rounds is entirely fake, despite Dappy seeming to confirm the participants on Twitter recently.

  • Kid Rock, Scott Stapp (Creed) with 'female groupies' - The US rock duo appeared in a 1999 sex tape in which the two have sex with four groupies. California pornography company Red Light District planned to release the tape in 2006, but one of the women involved filed to block it. Kid Rock also filed an injunction, called Stapp an 'idiot' and blamed him for the tape's leak.

  • Carly Rae Jepsen: Well, it certainly looks like her! This week, photos claiming to of the 'Call Me Maybe' star hit the internet - and they're not as squeaky clean as we've come to expect from the singer. She was quick to deny it was her, saying "Ridiculous. Obviously not me."

  • Bret Michaels & Pamela Anderson - Pamela Anderson just can't enough of the rock singers! In her second sex tape scandal, the Baywatch babe had a sex tape with former boyfriend Bret appear on DVD in 2005.

  • Jennifer Lopez & Ojani Noa - Scenes from an intimate video which reportedly shows footage intimate of Jennifer Lopez with her ex-husband Ojani Noa leaked in 1999. Ojani was hoping to have released the footage for a tidy profit, but has been rebuffed by J-Lo at every turn. The fight has been going back and forth and Jennifer is not giving up.

  • Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt (The Hills) - Yeah, she's a singer apparently, but the duo are more famous as a US reality TV couple. A sex tape supposedly showing the couple appeared online, and Heidi is said to be furious at Spencer. He is said to have shot naked footage of the pop-wannabe before and after her numerous cosmetic surgery operations - and has even allegedly approached Adult Entertainment companies to distribute the film. Charming.

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