La Roux, Eminem, Beyonce – your music gossip stop

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 is set to appear in Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’. The singer is a huge fan of the soap, and managed to bag a guest spot after her management bumped into a network executive who works on the programme.
The singer will play herself in the show and record a scene alongside character Zeke Kinski (played by Matthew Werkmeister) over two days. Allen is also discussing singing one of her songs on the show. UK fans will be able to see the episode in September on Channel 5 (Various).

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From the papers:

Eminem is addicted to watching kids TV show ‘Hey Arnold!’. “I’m not going to lie, I love that show, man,” he said (The Sun).

Beyonce looked at cashmere socks at Harvey Nichols in London (Daily Star).

Peaches Geldof got James Blunt to sing Ace Of Base songs while partying recently (Daily Mirror).

La Roux says she’s pleased she’s currently more popular than fellow ginger Mick Hucknall (Daily Star).

Matt Lucas and David Walliams dressed as Coldplay‘s Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow for a new ‘Rock Profile’ sketch Funny Or Die.

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