December 8th, 2012 by Dean Piper

In a world of manufactured cheesy pop acts it’s refreshing to get to spend time with some bona fide true talent.
 And P!nk didn’t fail to disappoint when I sat down with her this week at her the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Knightsbridge. She’s outspoken, frighteningly honest and you can ask her anything you want [...]

All the gossip from my Sunday Mirror column’s anniversary celebrations…

June 24th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Lisa Stansfield (above with Jodie Harsh and me) is finally making her way back from the wilderness and preparing to make her musical comeback. Lisa, who rose to fame after her hit All Around The World became a global chart hit, came out of virtual hiding to party with me at my third year column [...]

INTERVIEW: Carrie Underwood

May 7th, 2012 by Dean Piper

It’s not everyday you get the opportunity to fly to New York to hang out with an American Idol winner. I jumped on a flight from the UK last weekend to go and meet up with music star Carrie Underwood. In the UK she’s not a big name…yet. But she’s clearly got fans – after [...]

All the gossip from the Oscars 2012!

March 3rd, 2012 by Dean Piper

Pink has come from nowhere to become one of the frontrunners to replace Nicole Scherzinger on US X Factor. My sources in LA say Pink – real name Alecia Moore – is somebody Cowell and co are now going for as a replacement for Nicole or aged judge Paula Abdul. I was shocked to hear [...]

INTERVIEW: Sir Cliff Richard

November 27th, 2011 by Dean Piper

When you think of Sir Cliff Richard things that automatically spring to mind are Mistletoe and Wine, Wimbledon and those cheesy annual calendars he does for his loyal fans. The last thing you think of are his rock star credentials. And the man himself says he lived through the crazy rock star years of the [...]

On The Grapevine…..

October 30th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Bad news One Direction fans … it’s getting very serious between Louis Tomlinson and his underwear model girlfriend Eleanor Calder. Louis, who’s been dating student Eleanor for a month after being introduced by Harry Styles, took her home last weekend to Doncaster to meet his mother Johanna. My source tells me: “Eleanor and Johanna got [...]

INTERVIEW: Matt Cardle

September 25th, 2011 by Dean Piper

If you were Matt Cardle right now you would have reason to be pretty angry. You won the X Factor, you’ve been flat out working on your debut album and then just weeks before you release your debut album teenyboppers One Direction – who lost against you – release their debut single, cause nationwide hysteria [...]

Jo Whiley bows out from Radio 1 with a little help from Foo Fighter Dave Grohl

March 27th, 2011 by Dean Piper

It’s the end of an era today at BBC Radio 1 where Jo Whiley bows out from the station in her last ever show this afternoon. Jay Z has played at her house, Madonna’s co-hosted her show and Jo’s been there at the very beginning of so many core Radio 1 acts … from Plan [...]