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'Dancing on Ice' bosses have reportedly axed eight professional skaters in a bid to freshen up the show. Producers want new faces to partner with celebrities signed up for the eighth series - which will start in January 2013 - rumoured to include Pamela Anderson, Anthea Turner, 'Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie, former 'EastEnders' actor Matt Lapinskas, Beth Tweddle, 'The Only Way is Essex' star Lauren Goodger, rugby player Gareth Thomas, singer Dionne Bromfield and comic Joe Pasquale. Exiting from the series will be professionals Frankie Poultney, Nina Ulanova, Matt Gonzalez, Brooke Castile, Jodeyne Higgins, Sean Rice, Lukasz Rozycki and Alexandra Schauman. A show »
[Left: Mark Ronson / Right: James Tyler] The foundation was created in the memory of the late singer, who tragically died in July 2011 at the age of 27, to help disadvantaged young people, and yesterday evening saw its first fundraising event held at the Dorchester hotel.
[Left: Ella Henderson / Right: James Arthur] Other guests included Barbara Windsor, Ella Henderson, James Tyler, who also performed at the ball, Winehouse's parents Mitch and Janis, goddaughter Dionne Bromfield, and ex-boyfriend Reg Traviss.
[Left: Reg Traviss / Right: Dionne Bromfield] Speaking at the event, Mitch said: "We (more) »
- By Naomi Gordon
One Direction singer Liam Payne has reportedly recorded a song with Dionne Bromfield. Bromfield tweeted an image of herself with Payne - which appears below - in the studio with producer Jim Beanz. She said: "Guess which boy band is in the studio next door to me? I'll give you a clue, they're all super cute!!" before adding: "Im chilling in the studio with the lovely @Real_Liam_Payne @BEANZbeanzBEANZ @Onedirection." The Daily Star reports that Payne will feature on Bromfield's (more) »
- By Robert Copsey
One Direction singer Liam Payne has reportedly recorded a song with Dionne Bromfield. Bromfield tweeted an image of herself with Payne - which appears below - in the studio with producer Jim Beanz. She said: "Guess which boy band is in the studio next door to me? I'll give you a clue, they're all super cute!!", before adding: "Im chilling in the studio with the lovely @Real_Liam_Payne @BEANZbeanzBEANZ @Onedirection". The Daily Star reports that Payne will feature on Bromfield's forthcoming (more) »
- By Robert Copsey
A karaoke tribute night for Amy Winehouse took place on Monday (23.07.12). The event at Jazz After Dark in London's Soho was organised by her father Mitch in recognition of a year since the 'Back to Black' star passed away, with her mother Janis, boyfriend Reg Traviss, goddaughter Dionne Bromfield and brother Alex also in attendance. Speaking before the event, Mitch said: 'There are going to be lots of tears and lots of laughter, and that is exactly how Amy would have wanted it.' During the evening, Mitch revealed a large cheque of donations to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, the charity he set up in honour of his late daughter, who died of accidental alcohol poisoning at her north London »
Amy Winehouse's parents broke down in tears as they visited the late singer's house on the first anniversary of her death yesterday (23.07.12). Mitch and Janis Winehouse were joined by one of Amy's best friends, 'The Voice' star Tyler James, and her god-daughter Dionne Bromfield at the 'Rehab' hitmaker's home in London's Camden Town, where she died of accidental alcohol poisoning aged 27. The family were moved by messages of support left by hundreds of fans outside the property and they were even more emotional when supporters paid tribute to Amy by singing the music star's 2007 hit single 'Back to Black'. Janis told one fan: 'Life is short - enjoy it. I miss my baby so »
As well as being a fine songwriter, Amy Winehouse was an incredible interpreter of other people's songs. An artist who could bring something completely new to an old track, it's only natural that other artists reimagined her songs in turn. Below we collect ten of our favourite Amy Winehouse covers to mark the first anniversary of her death From her hero Ronnie Spector to protegé Dionne Bromfield, each gives their own personal spin on a Winehouse modern classic. Ronnie Spector - 'Back to Black' Girls Aloud - 'Rehab' George Michael (more) »
- By Mayer Nissim
Dionne Bromfield has promised to "never forget" her godmother and "best friend" Amy Winehouse on the first anniversary of the 'Back To Black' singer's death. Winehouse passed away on July 23, 2011 from alcohol poisoning, aged 27. Her last public appearance came just three days earlier when she joined Bromfield on stage at a concert. In an emotional Twitter tribute, the 16-year-old star wrote: "I believe in angels the kind that heaven sends. Amy, you are surrounded by angels who are your friends. "It's been a year since you left and I still think about you everyday. I might not show emotion in public but i just love and miss you in my own special way, like when we were alone together. "I think of your face and tears roll from my eyes, you were my inspiration, my mentor, my biggest fan, my one true confidante - you were my (more) »
- By Daniel Sperling
By Jordan Valinsky
Yesterday, alt-rockers Muse announced that they'd be providing the official song of the upcoming 2012 Summer Games in London. The song, "Survival," premiered last night and was, according to the band, written "with the Olympics in mind. It's about total conviction and pure determination to win."
>> New Muse Track 'Survival' Chosen As Official Song Of The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games
"The song will be played throughout the Games including when athletes enter the stadium, in the lead up to the medal ceremony and also as the theme for all international TV coverage," the band continued on its website. "We are honoured that the Olympics have chosen our song to officially represent the London 2012 Olympic Games across the globe."
With people everywhere weighing in on the track, we wondered what other Olympic-themed songs were out there.
Here are four of the more recent and notable:
"Spinnin' for 2012"
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The Wanted singer Nathan Sykes has been romantically linked to Dionne Bromfield. 19-year-old Sykes is said to have "been out on a few dates" with the goddaughter of the late Amy Winehouse and the couple were spotted being "very touchy-feely" at Nicki Minaj's Hammersmith Apollo gig on Monday (June 25). "Nathan and Dionne have been out on a few dates but were keen to take it slowly," a source told The Sun. "Things have clearly stepped up a gear now, though. "They were very touchy-feely at the show and didn't care who saw them. They've (more) »
- By Daniel Sperling
The Wanted's Nathan Sykes is reportedly dating the late Amy Winehouse's god-daughter Dionne Bromfield. The two were spotted being publically affectionate at Nicki Minaj's concert at London's Hammersmith Apollo on Monday night (25.06.12). A source told The Sun newspaper: 'Nathan and Dionne have been out on a few dates but were keen to take it slowly. Things have clearly stepped up a gear now, though. 'They were very touchy-feely at the show and didn't care who saw them. They've known of each other for a long time, they went to the same school and Dionne supported the group on a few of their festival gigs last year.' It isn't the first time they have sparked speculation about a romantic relationship. »
Dyer and Hassan walked away with the trophy after seeing off the competition at the showdown, which consists of mini soccer matches between teams of six players.
The annual event, which raises cash for a variety of charities, will conclude with a second tournament in Burnley, north England next month. »
Leona Lewis and boyfriend Dennis Jauch were among the guests at the Ariella Couture catwalk show last night. The 'Collide' star was joined by the German dancer and choreographer at the London event, which they watched from the front row.
Lewis teamed a floor-length, strapless, emerald green dress with a white blazer and gold clutch bag. Also in attendance were singer Dionne Bromfield, Irish TV presenter Laura Whitmore and musician-turned-fashion expert Brix Smith-Start. (more) »
- By Ryan Love
Sinitta, Katie Price, Dionne Bromfield and Gareth Thomas were among the celebrities who turned out to support The Gold Challenge Olympic Stadium event yesterday (Sunday). TV and music stars, Team Gb legends and Gold Challenge fundraisers took part in a series of Olympic and Paralympic themed challenges to raise money for 150 partner charities. The event featured performances from Britain's Got Talent's 2010 winners, gymnastic troupe Spelbound, and 2007 winner, opera singer Paul Potts, who performed 'Nessun Dorma' before the audience of 20,000 people. The X Factor finalists 2 Shoes, who also lent their support to the event, told Digital Spy: "It feel's 'totes amaze' to be here. It's brilliant. We're here to get involved and start a couple of the races. Just to literally support (more) »
- By Priya Joshi
Amy Winehouse blew her fortune on drugs, friends and expensive holidays, it has been claimed. The singer was estimated to be worth between £10m and £15m following the huge success of her second album Back to Black. However, she left just £4,257,580, reduced to £2,944,554 after debts and taxes were paid, when she died. The amount will be divided between her parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse. The Daily Mail reports that Winehouse spent £1m on drugs between 2006 and 2008 and splashed out £500,000 on a holiday in St Lucia lasting a year and a half. She also invested £500,000 in her protege Dionne Bromfield, gave Blake Fielder-Civil a £250,000 pay-off during their divorce, and spent £130,000 putting friend Alex Foden through rehab. It is also claimed that Winehouse gave hundreds of thousands of pounds to friends (more) »
- By Colin Daniels
Today's celebrity pictures include a windswept Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge arriving for the opening of Liverpool's first non-alcoholic bar, and popstar Pixie Lott and model boyfriend Oliver Cheshire attending singer Dionne Bromfield's 16th birthday in London. In Berlin, a glamorous Angelina Jolie is awarded at the Cinema for Peace Gala for film In the Land of Blood and Honey, Christian Bale and wife Sibi Blazic attend a screening of The Flowers of War at the capital's 62nd Film Festival, and Demi Moore's (more) »
- By Naomi Gordon
To mark the release of Demons Never Die on DVD 20th February, we’ve been given two copies of the movie to give away. Demons Never Die stars Ashley Walters, Tulisa Contostavlos, Robert Sheehan, Reggie Yates, Jennie Jacques, Andrew Ellis, Emma Rigby, Shanika Warren-Markland, Femi Oyeniran, Jack Doolan and Jason Mazaand is directed by Arjun Rose.
When London detectives Bates and Mason (TopBoy’s Ashley Walters and Reggie Yates) are sent to investigate a series of deaths at a local high school, they soon focus on a teenage gang with a dark secret.
Led by misfit Archie (Robert Sheehan, Killing Bono, Misfits) and school psycho Kenny (Jason Maza, Rise of the Footsoldier) each member is battling their own inner demons – victims of violence, bullying, disorders and prejudice. These motives give each a reason to kill and a reason to die.
Written and directed by Arjun Rose and executively produced by »
17 items from 2012
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