November 24th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Mother, presenter and proud northerner Sara Cox has been a voice in our ears since the glory days of ‘Ladette’ television when she hosted Channel Four’s The Girlie Show. Nowadays she’s a mother-of-three, is a regular on both BBC Radio 1 and 2 and keeps us all entertained with her fantastically overactive imagination. Speaking as [...]

Example goes on a BLENDER!

September 18th, 2012 by Dean Piper

There was a time that Example would be the last at the party – wasted and bordering being out of control. But he’s confessed his days of drink, drugs and debauchery are over partly due to his stunning Australian model girlfriend Erin McNaught. Sitting down with me this week Example – real name Elliot Gleave [...]

Nicki Minaj takes New York by storm for Nokia

April 11th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Nicki Minaj has the best butt in the business – surely close to eclipsing J-Lo’s crown on the derriere front! And the rapper but her assets to great use as she performed at the launch of the new Nokia Lumia 900 in Times Square on Friday night. The star told me she’s been learning lots [...]

REVIEW: Madonna’s new album MDNA

March 7th, 2012 by Dean Piper

OK, let’s talk about Madonna and her twelfth studio album, MDNA. Admittedly with all that she’s been up to of late, her directorial debut W.E. and that amazing Superbowl performance, I was a very worried Madonna fan. Would she be able to deliver the goods on this latest record? Especially with her eagerly awaited reunion [...]

FIRST DETAILS: Tulisa starts work on her debut solo album in LA

February 5th, 2012 by Dean Piper

X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos is currently in LA recording tracks for her debut solo album – that should drop around May – and I hear she’s enlisted some major players for the record. The album is being Masterminded by Max Gousse, a top A&R for Def Jam records on the West Coast  who has [...]

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 [...]

Edith Bowman: “Meryl Streep makes a phenomenal apple pie.”

January 22nd, 2012 by Dean Piper

Who knew Meryl Streep was such a whizz in the kitchen? By the sounds of it The Iron Lady actress is gunning for a Delia Smith biopic next. Radio 1′s Edith Bowman let slip the A-lister’s hidden culinary skills at the Film Critics’ Circle Awards. She said: “I had dinner with Meryl about two months [...]


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 [...]