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 [...]

MDNA album campaign gets off to a flying start for Madonna

February 4th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Queen of Pop Madonna shows no signs of slowing down, covering up her muscular body or reducing her sex appeal to millions of fans around the globe with the start of the MDNA album campaign. Within 24 hours of premiering the video for new single Give Me All Your Lovin’ – featuring US star Nicki [...]


November 20th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Are your paws up, Little Monsters? Right, I shall begin. At this week’s BBC Children in Need Rocks event in Manchester I was summoned to speak to the current Queen of Pop Lady Gaga. Before you say it, obviously Madonna is the High Priestess of Pop and always will be. But there’s no escaping Gaga [...]

On The Grapevine…..

November 13th, 2011 by Dean Piper

Pregnant Saturdays star Una Healy gave me a bell this week to talk about the bands new single My Heart Takes Over (out tom). She also took the opportunity to put all the rumours to bed over the future of the band. She says Frankie is on top form after her recent illness (and rehab [...]

Lady Gaga unveils The Masterpiece for M•A•C Viva Glam

October 18th, 2011 by Dean Piper

M·A·C VIVA GLAM spokesperson Lady Gaga and Nicola Formichetti, Gaga’s stylist, premiered a short film directed by Ruth Hogben, last week. Nicola unveiled The Masterpiece (the stunning dress featured in these snaps) that Gaga wore as part of the VIVA GLAM social awareness campaign. The film can be seen on and was a truly [...]

INTERVIEW: Dame Edna Everage

October 9th, 2011 by Dean Piper

The old saying goes “There ain’t nothing like a dame” and there’s certainly no one like Dame Edna Everage. The grande dame of showbiz has a career than has spanned 55 years and alongside Kylie and Dannii Minogue, she’s one of Australia’s most famous and glamorous exports. And at 77, she has no plans to [...]

INTERVIEW: Nicola Roberts

September 17th, 2011 by Dean Piper

We never expected Nicola Roberts to be such a force to be reckoned with when she announced she was working on her debut solo record. Cinderella’s Eyes delivers on many levels. Forward thinking, fresh and insanely addictive. I caught up with the lady herself this week and she told me all about working on the [...]

My full report from the 64th Cannes Film Festival…..

May 22nd, 2011 by Dean Piper

Sarah Jessica Parker was on great form introducing a clip of her brand new Weinstein film I Don’t Know How She Does It – a comedy about the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her hubby and two kids! Decked out in a white Dolce and Gabbana dress the [...]