Tom Jones told to retake his driving test after turning 70 – Daily Gossip

Plus Katy Perry frets over naked album cover, Lady Gaga circles the world five times – your music gossip stop

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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:

Tom Jones has been told to retake his driving test in Los Angeles after turning 70. The singer is set to get behind the wheel in a £115,000 Bentley but must have his driving reevaluated and take a sight test and a multiple-choice exam first. "You have to renew your licence here when you hit 70, but I feel prepared," he said. "I've been driving since I was 25 and I've re-read the book. They'll certainly have a shock when I get in the car" (The Daily Mirror).

From the papers:

Lady Gaga has apparently circled the world five times in just one year, clocking up 130,000 miles across 78 cities on her Monster Ball tour (Various).

Pendulum are planning to cover Europe's 1986 UK Number One 'The Final Countdown' at this year's Sonisphere Festival. "I think it would be hilarious, they're going to be playing Sonisphere with us so hopefully they'll like that," said bass player Gareth McGrillen of their performance next Sunday (August 1). (Daily Star).

Katy Perry has admitted that she is worried her mother won't approve of the cover of her new album 'Teenage Dream'. The singer is painted lying naked in pink candy floss (The Daily Record).

Amy Winehouse was spotted covered in drink stains, grimacing and sporting a grazed elbow after a night out at the Kyashi Club in Soho, central London (Various).

From NME.COM users:

Spiritualized frontman Jason Pierce was spotted walking his dog near Spitalfields market in London yesterday morning (July 22) (from Barry).

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

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