The Clash’s Pete Doherty jail dedication, Moby fancies Britney – Daily Ligger

Paul Weller, Britney Spears, Beyonce Knowles, Patrick Wolf – your music gossip stop

Welcome to the Daily Ligger: your daily stop-off to find out who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

The Clash‘s Mick Jones dedicated ‘Really The Blues’ to Pete Doherty at a Carbon/Silicon gig at the 20th Century in Cincinnati. He later invited the crowd onstage during ‘Why Do Men Fight’ (from Andrew Tipp).

From the papers:

Atlantic Records execs want Estelle to get her teeth straightened to make her more “girly” (The Sun).

Paul Weller isn’t bothered about celebrating his forthcoming 50th birthday – he wants to stay in the studio instead (Daily Star).

Madonna laid on candy canes and a picture of her new album sleeve made out of jelly beans at the launch party for the record, ‘Hard Candy’ (Daily Record).

Moby has revealed that he has a crush on Britney Spears, saying: “The fatter she gets, the weirder she gets, and the more I love her” (The Sun).

Beyonce Knowles dressed head-to-toe in black leather, including leather gloves that concealed her wedding finger, while out and about in New York (Daily Record).

Atomic Kitten‘s Jenny Frost has explained that she has a phobia about her own belly button (Daily Record).

Leona Lewis checked out ‘The Little Mermaid’ musical in New York as part of her 23rd birthday celebrations (Daily Record).

E-mailed in from NME.COM users:

Patrick Wolf got snapped by paparazzi as he left the aftershow party of the Teenage Cancer Trust gig last night (April 9) at the Royal Albert Hall (from Alex).

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