...as final three contenders James Arthur, Christopher Maloney and Jahmene Douglas
Hastings locals launched a Go Away Chesney campaign after disappointment that he was the "mystery celebrity" coming to visit
The Love Supreme Jazz Festival takes place in Sussex next July
Private equity boss David Bonderman, reportedly the 209th richest man in America, turns 70 next week. According to the BBC's business editor, Robert Peston, the co-founder of TPG Capital celebrated the milestone in Vegas with a private gig from Sir Paul McCartney. Bonderman is said by Forbes magazine to be worth in the region of $2bn, and a decade ago celebrated his 60th in similar style, with musical performances by The Rolling Stones and and a stand-up set by Robin Williams. That party cost him $7m.
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Nick Clarke of <a href="http://Hg2" target="new">www.hg2.com</a> luxury city guides goes to town
Seventies chart stars The Faces are to reunite, with Mick Hucknall taking Rod Stewart's role, it was announced today.
What I Learnt This Week
In the search for a perfect partner, bigger is definitely better for the male of the species
Revered by Dave Godin and the early aficionados of soul, Maxine Brown – who's still singing – has failed to gain her rightful place in the pantheon, perhaps because her good-time, New York City pop-soul lacked southern sass or tragedy in the-making.
What do you buy the man who has everything? The answer, if plans for Prince Charles's 60th birthday celebrations are anything to go by, is a performance from Rod Stewart, conversations with the Kumars and dinner with Carla Bruni.
The Welsh actor, infamous for making inappropriate comments, does it again in radio interview
I am studying my contractual rights as an opera singer, so I am reading a lot of legal books, covering all of Europe. I read The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. I've always been interested in philosophical and religious themes in books, and I studied these subjects at university. I enjoyed the way the author put Mary Magdalene back in the spotlight because the importance of the role of women in the Church is often ignored.