Lily Allen secretly joined Atomic Kitten - Daily Gossip

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Lily Allen secretly joined Atomic Kitten - Daily Gossip
Welcome to the Daily Gossip: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

Lily Allen has been outed as a secret member of Atomic Kitten. The singer made her hush-hush debut with the band after she was brought in to replace Natasha Hamilton on the lead track from 2001 football film 'Mike Bassett: England Manager', which is directed by Allen's dad Keith.

Allegedly, the Scouse pop band's original vocals weren't strong enough on the track, so Allen was brought in as a secret replacement (The Sun).

From the papers:

The Virgins' Donald Cummings says Rod Stewart inspired the band's forthcoming debut album (Daily Star).

Amy Winehouse has written a song about husband Blake Fielder-Civil's alleged adultery (The Sun).

Cameron Diaz's British boyfriend Paul Sculfor is hoping to bring her to the 2009 Glastonbury festival (Daily Star).

Calvin Harris celebrated getting to Number One in the UK singles chart with 'I'm Not Alone' by going commando, after admitting that he'd run out of clean underwear (Twitter).

Eels frontman E says his beard inspired his new album 'Hombre Lobo' (Daily Star).

Jay-Z has chosen to endorse a new bottle of champagne, after dumping his previous favourite tipple Cristal because of a perceived racial slur made by the drink's executive Frederic Rouzaud. The £250-a-bottle Armand De Brignac (aka Ace Of Spades) will appear in his next video (Independent).

Ronnie Wood's girlfriend Ekaterina Ivanova's family have given the Rolling Stone a pet name - Ronik (The Sun).

Sandi Thom's pet cat Toots - which was stolen six weeks ago - has reportedly been shot, after specialist pet detective agency Animal Search UK received an anonymous call explaining where the animal's body had been dumped (Daily Record).

The Enemy's Tom Clarke says the only notable things he's bought since becoming a rock star are a flat and an E-Type Jaguar (The Sun).

From NME.COM users:

A suited & booted Carl Barat was smoking outside News International's headquarters, near St Katherine's Dock in London, on Thursday (April 9) night (from Sian).

Check back tomorrow for the next Daily Gossip. E-mail your spots to news@nme.com.

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