The Zutons make money from Amy Winehouse – Daily Ligger

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Today’s top gossip:

The Zutons frontman, Dave McCabe, has apparently made so much dosh from Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse’s version of his track ‘Valerie’ he has been able to buy his first house. A source said: “Dave put a deposit down on a lovely big house in Liverpool with the royalties from the track. He’s been really chuffed and has been telling all his mates about the property. Initially it was strange for him and the band hearing one of their favourite songs done by someone else, but now they love Mark and Amy’s version and are hoping it’s a big hit in America.” (Daily Star)

From the papers:

Carl Barat dancing to Amy Winehouse’s DJ set at Shoreditch House, London. (Sun)

Lily Allen puffing on a fag at the Elle Awards. (Sun)

Britney Spears shopping with her mum in a Miss Sixty store, Los Angeles. (Daily Record)

A slightly grey-haired Madonna looking a bit worse for wear after eating at a restaurant in Berlin. (Daily Mirror)

Beyonce adjusting her bra, and cleavage, in a loo at Beverly Hills hotel, Los Angeles. (Daily Mirror)

Sheryl Crow at Aldo Zilli’s restaurant, Brewer Street, London. (Daily Star)

E-mailed in from NME.COM readers:

Kate Nash holding hands and whispering to “a handsome mystery” man at the Elle Awards in London (from “ja ja”).

Comedy actor Richard Ayoade watching Black Francis at his “pre-core” gig at The Social in central London (from Joolz).

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