Courtney Love played a Paris Fashion Week gig with Babyshambles bassist Drew McConnell this week (October 6), after phoning NME earlier in the day to hook her up with the musician. Explaining that she needed a bassist at short notice, Love asked NME to recommend someone suitable for the gig.
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Cat Power’s Chan Marshall says she intends to play every instrument on her next album. The singer told Rollingstone.com that she intends to take charge on her next record, after feeling she was “disappointed with herself” for not getting involved as musically as she’d like on her recent releases.
Lil Wayne has been put in solitary confinement in Rikers Island jail after being found with headphones and an MP3 player charger. The rapper, serving a year-long sentence for gun crime in the New York complex, will have to spend up to 23 hours a day in an isolated cell for breaching prison rules, reports TMZ.com.
Cee-Lo Green looks set to score his first solo UK Number One single on Sunday (October 10) with ‘Forget You’ – or ‘Fuck You’, as the explicit version is titled. The singer, who is set to record a video with 50 Cent for an alternative version of the song, is Number One in today’s official midweek chart update, and is expected to shift over 100,000 copies of the single by the end of the week.
Lily Allen has accepted damages from French football magazine So Foot after the publication claimed she made remarks about David and Victoria Beckham and Ashley and Cheryl Cole. Last year the magazine claimed Allen made negative remarks about the celebrities, but the publishers have now accepted she had not given the quotes, reports BBC News.
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