EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick

October 3rd, 2010 by Dean Piper

Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick granted me his only UK press interview this week when he flew in to London to make a short film for the new Nokia N8. The flick was shot entirely in HD on the phone itself and co-starred Dev Patel. During his break on set the star told me he [...]

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October 3rd, 2010 by Dean Piper

*This years Mobo Awards are shaping up rather nicely from the sounds of it. Performers on the evening have just been announced. So far Alesha Dixon, JLS, N-Dubz and Professor Green will be strutting their stuff on October 20 at the event in Liverpool. I’m still hoping the awards are going to sign the all [...]

James Corden's keep fit campaign – with PM David Cameron's personal fitness trainer!

October 3rd, 2010 by Dean Piper

They say impending parenthood can change a person. And it would seem the prospect of becoming a dad is having a severe effect on my favourite funny guy James Corden’s life. He’s finally ditching his unhealthy ways and is on a strict diet and work out regime. He’s even hired Prime Minister David Cameron’s trainer [...]

Mary J Blige wants to work with Lady Gaga

October 2nd, 2010 by Dean Piper

Soul Queen Mary J Blige gave me a bell this week to talk about her up and coming tour in the UK. And she also couldn’t help but confess to loving Lady Gaga – and asked me to get the word out there for her! Mary told me: “Lady Gaga’s pretty dope live too. I [...]

Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle ready to debut Insatiable video

October 2nd, 2010 by Dean Piper

Wow wee, Nadine Coyle looks smoking hot in the new video for her debut solo single Insatiable. The Irish singer has been beavering away for the past year on her solo material and I’ve heard six new tracks off of her Insatiable album. The video, shot in LA and directed by Wayne Isham, was re-edited [...]

James Blunt launches new album Some Kind of Trouble in London

October 2nd, 2010 by Dean Piper

I caught up with my old mucker James Blunt this week as he launched his brilliant new third album Some Kind of Trouble with a gig in London. And doesn’t he look happy to see me! This time around the sound is more upbeat and lively but still with the killer lyrics you come to [...]

Louis Walsh and Kian Egan invite me to see their new girl group Wonderland

October 2nd, 2010 by Dean Piper

Wonderland are the new girl band bring put together and managed by Westlife’s Kian Egan and music guru Louis Walsh. I went to meet the ladies – ex-Hollyoaks actress Jodi Albert, hairdresser Sharon Condon, Marketing gal Corrina Durran, ex-school teacher Leigh Learmont, and Dental Assistant Kasey Smith – this week in Dublin and I think [...]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Annie Lennox

October 2nd, 2010 by Dean Piper

Lovely to meet you Annie. First of all, why record a Christmas album? I’m a sponge for all kinds of music – I love all sorts and my record contract came to an end as I’d filled all my obligations for that one. So it was then carte blanche. What shall I do? So I [...]