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 reportedly broke down in tears when she saw a live stream of Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan being sent to jail for probation violation. The singer is said to have told friends that she could have found herself in the same position. An anonymous family source said: “It hit home hard that she could have ended up behind bars like Lindsay. After she hit a fan for the second time, Amy was only a judge’s decision away from going to the slammer herself” (Daily Star).
From the papers:
Professor Green has tipped The xx to win this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The rapper, who is in a chart battle with Eminem for this week’s UK Number One album, said he was “gutted” to miss out on a nomination himself after missing the cut-off date by two weeks (Daily Star).
Robbie Williams is apparently planning to take the rest of Take That on holiday ahead of their new album and world tour. The singer is reportedly taking the band out to Las Vegas to get ideas for their concert dates (Daily Mirror).
Paul Weller has reportedly quit booze. The Mercury Prize nominee has apparently not consumed any alcohol over the last few months. A friend said: “He decided to knock the drink on the head two or three months ago. He’s enjoying a new lease of life”(The Sun).
U2 singer Bono‘s back injury is believed to have cost his insurers Robertson Taylor £11 million. The injury forced the band to postpone dates on their world tour and pull out of this year’s Glastonbury festival (The Sun).
Check back tomorrow for the next Daily Gossip. E-mail your spots to firstname.lastname@example.org.