The Fame Factor

The Fame Factor

One third of Stock, Aitken and Waterman, Pete Waterman is synonymous with such memorable hits as The Locomotion, Especially for You, Never Gonna Give You Up; global superstar Kylie Minogue; and bands Westlife and Steps.

Pete is one of the most successful and accessible figures in British popular culture, and his career in the music industry spans five decades.

In The Fame Factor - a brand new guide for all those thousands of ‘wannabes’ out there who think they can really make it big - Pete shares his expertise for the first time.

Anyone can be famous if they’ve got what it takes. Pulling no punches, Pete gives the inside track on how it’s really done, by analysing ten of the biggest names in showbiz: from Girls Aloud to Madonna, via The Spice Girls and Simon Cowell.

Pete identifies the ten essential elements that make up the Fame Factor and the crucial qualities required to succeed. Each chapter includes fascinating anecdotes from his incredible career, invaluable insider tips, and Pete even reveals some of the innermost secrets of the fame game.

Special features include Pete’s Fame Factor Grid, which scores 10 of the most successful acts ever on Fame Factor requirements including: Determination, Killer Moves, Supporting Cast and An Amazing Voice. 

The grid also includes a column for the aspiring star to fill in and rate their own Fame Factor, to see how they rank against some real stars and whether they are missing any crucial elements.

The Fame Factor is the only guide in which Pete Waterman - one of the world’s foremost music moguls and Pop Idol legend - reveals just what the secrets are to achieving global fame and fortune. An essential guide for all showbiz hopefuls.

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