Dizzee Rascal, Strokes, Sir Paul McCartney, Kanye West – 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:
Amy Winehouse compared her husband Blake Fielder-Civil to Nelson Mandela when she played at Mandela‘s birthday tribute concert in London last summer.
The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who was speaking to campaign group The Peace Alliance, revealed that Winehouse said: “You know, Nelson Mandela and my husband have a great deal in common – both of them have spent a great deal of time in prison.”
From the papers:
The Streets‘ Mike Skinner is planning to kit out his musicians in the style of ‘chav wedding’ at his BBC Electric Proms gig at the London Roundhouse tonight (October 23) (The Sun).
Sir Paul McCartney has asked his designer daughter Stella to make some new garbs for him (Daily Mirror).
Pete Tong ambled down Harley Street in central London (Daily Star).
Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant partied with David Walliams at the launch of artist Sam Taylor-Wood‘s new single (The Sun).
Wiley has said he wants to get a Number One record so he can get revenge on nemesis Dizzee Rascal, who had him taken off the bill of an Ibiza Rocks gig earlier this year. “Fair enough,” he said, “it’s made me determined to get a Number One so I can be in the position to do that one day” (Daily Star).
Kylie Minogue munched a sandwich at Pret A Manger in Mayfair, central London (Daily Mirror).
Kanye West checked out the action at Stringfellow’s gentleman’s club in London (Daily Mirror).
E-mailed in from NME.COM users:
Paul Weller walking down Marylebone High Street in central London (from Woody).
Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Flea nearly got run over by a fan driving home from the Afrika Exprez gig at the London Roundhouse (from Damien).
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