Paloma Faith makes a Fall To Grace with second album

May 15th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Paloma Faith is back with a fantastic second album, Fall To Grace, and I met up for tea and cake with the star this week at Soho’s amazing Maison Bertaux. The singer tells me she’s sick of being dubbed weird, zany and kooky and admitted she could never do what Lady Gaga does planning her [...]

Get ready for the BRIT AWARDS 2012!

February 19th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Mark Ronson is channeling Mystic Meg to predicting Adele will clean up at the BRITs come Tuesday. Speaking at the Move To The Beat launch he said: “I think Adele will win everything that she is up for. I remember they weren’t sure about this new girl at the BRITs and I insisted she came [...]

On The Grapevine……

November 20th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Barbara Windsor (above centre with me) sounds like she’s enjoying life after EastEnders. And she would be on our screens more if she had something she found a role she felt compelled to play. “The truth is Peggy Mitchell was a hard act to follow,” Babs told me at this week’s screening of Sky 1HD’s [...]

Rebecca Ferguson moves on from One Direction’s Zayn Malik

November 20th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Rebecca Ferguson has ruled out a reunion with One Direction’s Zayn Malik – giving a collective sigh to loyal 1D fans. Poor Zayn had deluded hopes of being able to pull Rebecca for the second time when he said he thought they were going to get back together in the future. But Rebecca has other [...]

INTERVIEW: Alan Carr

November 13th, 2011 by Dean Piper

If you believe the rumours then Alan Carr has the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey on speed dial these days. But the man himself says he’s not on personal terms with the vast amount of Hollywood stars that sit on his couch week in, week out. “They’re not all my friends,” Alan, 35, [...]

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 [...]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gloria Estefan

July 24th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Gloria Estefan has managed to do something incredibly special with her new album, Miss Little Havana. She’s managed to sound just as fresh as any of today’s pop tarts with a sound that literally makes you want to get up and dance. I’m fully behind the release of her new single Wepa and was thrilled [...]

X Factor's Rebecca Ferguson and One Direction singer Zayn Malik call time on their relationship

July 24th, 2011 by Dean Piper

X Factor stars Rebecca Ferguson and teen lover Zayn Malik of boy band One Direction are “heartbroken” after ending their relationship for the sake of their careers. Last year’s runner-up, Rebecca took to her twitter to announce the split before mysteriously taking her post down after telling friends she was “completely gutted” the union had [...]