One Direction due in Nottingham - after public row with Clifton's Jake Bugg
The countdown is on until One Direction hit Nottingham for two nights of gigs at the city's Capital FM Arena.
But will their visit be overshadowed by a very public row with Nottingham's own Jake Bugg?
The spat began when Jake said One Direction should not have been called "the new Beatles" in a magazine interview.
He then dug the knife in further at the NME Awards in London - saying he thought they didn't have a clue when it came to music.
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He said: "I don't know how they can really be considered a band though to be honest.
"I'm not too sure. I think the more I play on it, it'll wind them up.
"They're there to look good.
"Music wise? I assume they don't really have a clue. We'll just see. They might do."
When asked what he thought of Harry Styles winning Villain of the Year, he said: "Probably the ugliest one is the best singer. He might know a couple of chords."
One Direction members Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan responded on Twitter.
Louis said: "Hi @jakebugg do you think slagging off boy bands makes you more indie?"
While Niall hit back with: "Really buggs me that artists we're fans of, flip on us in the press!"
It remains to be seen if the band will be welcome on Jake Bugg's stomping ground - or if the Clifton-born singer will hit out at the band again.
Don’t miss next week’s Nottingham Post for a frenzy of 1D activity, including a free poster, a free Panini sticker album and packet, fan stories and photos, a cardboard cut-out of the boys on a tour of the city and our verdict on the show.
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