INTERVIEW: Jessie J

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Jessie J is the stand out star of the BBC’s new Saturday night show The Voice, so it came as no surprise when Simon Cowell said this week he wanted to “snap-up” the star for X Factor following her success. But Jessie, 24, says she wouldn’t ever consider a move to a permanent role on [...]

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 [...]

Will.i.am will have Cheryl Cole perform on X Factor rival The Voice

February 5th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Cheryl Cole is set to give her former mentor Simon Cowell a huge kick in the teeth by performing on bitter rival talent show The Voice. Everybody’s favourite Geordie star is being lined up to sing on the BBC’s flagship programme, which goes head-to-head with Britain’s Got Talent in a colossal ratings battle this spring. [...]

James Corden prepares for the 2012 Brit Awards!

February 5th, 2012 by Dean Piper

James Corden (above with me) is one of the hardest working men in showbiz. Not only is he working his magic on the West End stage in the amazing One Man, Two Guvnors (and preparing it take it to Broadway in April), he’s also presenting the BRIT Awards next month and writing his new BBC [...]

James Morrison HATED ‘Broken Strings’

August 14th, 2011 by Dean Piper

James Morrison sounds like a romantic guy…not! Despite being with his long-term girlfriend Gill for nearly a decade he tells me that he’s still resisting putting a ring on her finger! “I’ve been fighting off marriage for years. I’ve never wanted to get married but I’ve had a kid with her so she deserves to [...]

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 [...]

On The Grapevine…..

April 10th, 2011 by Dean Piper

*Becoming Nancy is a fantastic new novel from Terry Ronald – who wrote my buddy Dannii Minogue’s autobiography, My Story. A touching and brave story about a gay teenager growing up and experiencing all that life has to throw at him. It’s full of hilarious tales, wild antics and touching moments. It’s out this week [...]