Madonna’s palace, Kate Moss and Pete Doherty texting – Daily Ligger

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

Today’s top gossip:

Madonna spent a total of £100,000 on a holiday, hiring out a palace in India to celebrate the New Year. They arrived at the Ummed Bhavan Palace hotel in Jaipur via private jet (The Sun).

From the papers:

Amy Winehouse enjoyed drinks at Basil’s Bar on the island of Mustique (Daily Mirror).

Pete Doherty sent Kate Moss a text message at midnight on New Year’s Eve, sparking a bust-up between her and her boyfriend, The KillsJamie Hince (Daily Star).

‘X Factor’ star Leon Jackson was “bitterly disappointed” at having to cancel his previously-scheduled appearance at Hogmany in Edinburgh – because he’s a huge fan of Kasabian, who headlined the bash (Daily Mirror).

Rachel Stevens was spotted strolling around London’s Primrose Hill area (Daily Star).

Carl Barat was spotted in Camden High Street wearing an enormous pair of black sunglasses (Daily Mirror).

E-mailed in from NME.COM users:

StereophonicsKelly Jones partied at Super Furry Animals’ New Year party at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Maximo Park’s Lukas Wooller was also in attendance (from Alana).

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