The Daily Ligger: The Spice Girls to go without Baby?

Your music gossip stop: All Girls Aloud's want for Christmas is Ashley

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

Today’s top gossip:

Spice Girls have been forced to pull out of their appearance on ’Strictly Come Dancing’ today (December 14) after Emma Bunton sprained her leg. Bunton slipped during a performance of ’Spice Up Your Life’ at their Vegas show on Tuesday (December 12).

Bunton needed an escort from a bodyguard to help her on the stairs to launch the Spice One Virgin Atlantic plane.

She said: “I had a tumble onstage and unfortunately I have sprained my ankle, so I’m hobbling around on crutches. I am doing everything I can to get better. I am even seeing David Beckham’s doctor!”

Bunton said she would definitely be showing up for the band’s gig at the 02 Arena on Saturday (December 15).

She said : “I am keeping my fingers crossed for the weekend. Even if I have to come out on crutches I will be there.”

From the papers:

Girls Aloud’s Cheryl Cole admits she wants to spend her first Christmas together with husband Ashley Cole.

She said : “He goes to a hotel because he plays on Boxing Day. I can’t wait to make him a Christmas dinner, that’s a part of my life I’m really excited about.” (Daily Mirror).

Kylie Minogue wants to work with Robyn. An “insider” said: “They hope to get into the studio within the next month.” (Daily Mirror).

Jamie Cullum played an impromptu gig at Mayfair’s Maddox Club with girlfriend Sophie Dahl looking on (Daily Mirror).

Paul Weller sauntered around King’s Cross (Daily Star)

From NME.COM readers:

The Horrors and Elbow were seen at The Courteeners‘ Christmas show at The Ritz in Manchester.

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