PJ Harvey wins Mercury music prize for the second time

P J Harvey’s latest album, ‘Let England Shake’, takes the prestigious award 10 years after her first triumph, becoming the first artist to win the award twice. When winning her first Mercury Music Prize ten years ago, it was the day of 9/11, stuck in Washington DC the singer was unable to accept her award.The … Continue reading

Nicki Minaj and Rihanna get set to ‘Fly’

Big bummed rapper Nicki Minaj finally leads on a song, the perennial support or featuring act has got Bajan beauty Rihanna to add her vocals to the track ‘Fly’. The video sees the two ladies strolling through a disused air field and typically skimpy clothes, as you would… but not a Luis Vuitton luggage case … Continue reading

Dev Hynes’ Blood Orange outshines all the Nike kicks at Grass Roots

I went along for one of the coolest websites out there at the moment, Think-Work-Play, a site dedicated to the creative process, to see London’s cool crowd turn out in force for Grass Roots. An evening of music, football, food and drink at the Nike 1948 concept store in Shoreditch, as part of ‘Forever Forward’, … Continue reading

Daisy Lowe in Playboy

Daisy Lowe has matured from the shy, young, grungy daughter of ex-Primrose Hell set Pearl Lowe and Bush singer Gavin Rossdale, into a sexy, sultry, model slash fashion designer. Now the 22-year-old has posed nude in an eight page spread for Playboy Magazine’s September issue. Following her split from musician Will Cameron a few years … Continue reading

‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, Frances Bean Cobain is rock’s new muse

Frances Bean Cobain looks every inch the classic rock daughter who is just coming ‘In Bloom’. The scion of 90s music icons Courtney Love and Nirvana’s god-like Kurt Cobain, she already is one of music history’s most famous heirs apparent, and is both the literal and symbolic daughter of grunge. Dior designer Hedi Slimane, has … Continue reading

Mila Kunis, a friend with benefits

It has been a while since I titillated you dirty little people with a load of images of a beautiful women, so I guess it is about time I give you all some pleasure back in your lives. For the latest woman to join the heady list is the American actress Mila Kunis. Since ‘Black … Continue reading

The best dance moves ever

Everytime I see this I can’t help but think I should have gone to dance classes when I was a kid…    

Rebecca Black is back with ‘My Moment’ – Video

Internet sensation Rebecca Black has followed up her surprise hit ‘Friday’ with ‘My Moment’, a slower paced ballad that shows off Black’s vocal range (or lack of it) more than the previous viral phenomenon. ‘Friday’ attracted an overload of abuse from the blogosphere when it first was online, but support from a range of artists … Continue reading

Transformers 3 nears $400 million at global box office

Big-budget, effects-filled Hollywood flick “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” staring Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Shia LaBouef smashed its way through box office records by Monday, its sixth full day in theatres, with global ticket sales nearing $400 million. Paramount Pictures, which released the movie about shape-shifting aliens battling for control of Earth, said the movie was … Continue reading

Lady Gaga sued over Japan Earthquake wristbands

Lady Gaga has been sued over sales of her wristbands for Japan’s earthquake relief efforts in a class action that claims that not all the proceeds went to victims as she had promised. Michigan legal network 1800LAWFIRM also alleges that Gaga and other companies involved in the sale and marketing of the $5 white and … Continue reading

“Columbo” actor Peter Falk dies aged 83

Peter Falk, star of the much-loved, cult 70s hit detective TV drama “Columbo,” whose role as the rumpled detective of the same name earned him four Emmys, has died after years of battling Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. Falk passed away peacefully at his Beverly Hills home on Wednesday evening, according to a statement issued … Continue reading

Missy Elliott says she has thyroid disease

Rap star Missy Elliott says she has Graves disease, a thyroid problem that caused her hair to fall out and shut down her nervous system. But the condition is rarely life-threatening, and the 39-year-old Grammy winner is exercising regularly under medical supervision. “My nervous system shut down, you know,” Elliott said in an episode of … Continue reading

Transformers 3: ‘Dark of the Moon’ premieres in Moscow of all places

Russian film-goers will be the first to see the third sequel of the Transformers saga, which premieres in Moscow on Thursday, as Hollywood increasingly turns its attention to audiences in emerging markets. Stars from the $200-million (£125.1 million), 3D blockbuster “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” will grace the red carpet at the 33rd Moscow International … Continue reading

Lily Allen and Sam Cooper get married and announce pregnancy

Pop star Lily Allen has got married in an intimate country wedding to partner Sam Cooper – however there was double celebrations when Sam and Lily told guests at the event that Lily was 16 weeks pregnant. The good news comes as a welcome surprise just seven months after Lily’s heartbreaking miscarriage, which saw her … Continue reading

Separating? Follow Jack White and Karen Elson and throw a divorce party

For rocker Jack White and his model wife Karen Elson, parting is such a sweet party! The couple said they plan a celebration on Friday night in Nashville, Tennessee, in honor of their pending divorce, which they also announced on Friday. An invitation posted online said the get-together will mark White and Elson’s “6th anniversary … Continue reading

Ja Rule sentenced to two years in jail

Hip-hop artist Ja Rule was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday, six months after he pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon. The 35-year-old rapper and actor, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, did not speak during the sentencing held at New York State Supreme Court. He was set to report … Continue reading

Toploader return with brand new album ‘Only Human’

Toploader are back with a brand new album, ‘Only Human,’ on Monday 6th June. Working with Morrissey and Coldplay’s producer Danton Supple, the new album will surprise many expecting an album full of ‘Dancing In The Moonlight’ tracks. Following an extended hiatus from music after selling over two million records worldwide, the new material sees … Continue reading

Jai McDowall wins this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, beating bookies’ favourite Ronan Parke

And so this, in the end, was what it all came down to, a male-dominated Britain’s Got Talent final featuring an impressionist, some warblers, a loony organist who may well have been Peter Kay in sequins, and the old bloke from accounts. No space for the man who sings nursery rhymes to the tunes of Celine … Continue reading

Leading UK personalities from stage and screen close this year’s Bath International Music Festival

The BBCs film critic Mark Kermode, award-winning actress Frances Ruffelle, Olivier-award winning stage actor Clive Rowe and popular Trigger from Only Fools & Horses actor Roger Lloyd-Pack will be headlining the closing event of this year’s Bath International Music Festival, on Sunday 5th June. Heading up the celebrations is Frances Ruffelle, who has just enjoyed … Continue reading

Lindsay Lohan a film by Richard Phillips

Lindsay Lohan has had one hell of a past, from child Disney actress to a host of girlie flicks and then to battles with booze, drugs and a string of failed relationships, male and female. Now shot in a short film by Richard Phillips and surf filmmaker Taylor Steele, simply titled “Lindsay Lohan”, the 98 … Continue reading