Model Daisy Lowe strikes a pose for Braun

June 30th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Model Daisy Lowe stops and strikes a pose on the white carpet at the launch of the new Braun Silk-épil 7 Dual Epilator. The model showcased her two biggest passions of fashion and music DJing at the chic Hospital Club in London. One thing though – why so glum? Tweet

Glee stars Darren Criss and Dianna Agron pop along to Hard Rock Calling

June 28th, 2011 by Dean Piper

I’m even more gutted that I didn’t get down to Hard Rock Calling now…..because look who turned up! Darren Criss and Dianna Agron – who play Blaine Anderson and Quinn Fabray in Glee! And don’t they just look the cutest together! My sources at the festival tell me the guys were talking aboout the possibility [...]

Gwyneth Paltrow, Jay Z, Adele and Jessie J step out for Beyonce's '4' album launch

June 28th, 2011 by Dean Piper

LAST NIGHT I was one of a thousand or so special guests and competition winners that descended upon Shepherd’s Bush Empire to watch Beyonce (I’m not bothering with a last name these days) launch her new album, 4. After watching her Glastonbury performance expectations were high. And she definitely didn’t disappoint…. I was totally transfixed [...]

The rest of the gossip from Glastonbury!

June 26th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Example is one of my favourite male pop-stars as he doesn’t mince his words. Fresh from his No 1 success with his latest single he has sharpened his tongue for Cher Lloyd and Alexandra Burke yet again. “Alexandra wasn’t actually bright enough to figure out I wasn’t actually having a dig at her,” he told [...]

Chris Martin persuaded Beyonce to play at Glastonbury

June 26th, 2011 by Dean Piper

He’s written a couple of pretty good tunes in his time but it looks like there’s something else we should thank ­Coldplay star Chris Martin for. I’m told US superstar Beyoncé was reluctant to sign up to ­playing Glasto because she was worried that her brand of divalicious pop wouldn’t go down well with the [...]

Will.i.am "blocks" his Cher Lloyd collaboration from Simon Cowell and Syco

June 19th, 2011 by Dean Piper

More bad news for X Factor pop star Cher Lloyd. This week a demo of the singer’s brand new single Swagger Jagger leaked online for one and all to hear and received a mixed response and now I hear another of her debut album tracks is in serious trouble. I can reveal her collaborator Will.i.am [...]

On The Grapevine…..

June 19th, 2011 by Dean Piper

James Blunt performed a cracking set at the Hampton Court Palace Festival this week. I popped down to see him play and caught up with the main man after. Kelly Brook was in the audience enjoying a night out with girlfriends. James told me at the after party: “Where’s Kelly Brook? I heard she was [...]

The rest of this week's column…..featuring Alicia Keys, Ed Sheeran and Sophie Ellis-Bextor

June 19th, 2011 by Dean Piper

This week’s Black Ball raised thousands for Alicia Keys’ charity Keep A Child Alive AIDS charity. But on the night there was one rather peculiar guest alongside rappers like Tinie Tempah and Ms. Dynamite and stars including Paloma Faith and Mark Ronson. Step forward Sir David Frost. The 72-year-old veteran presenter turned out for Alicia [...]