Music megastar finalises new album and gears up for UK tour after break of six years


KATY Perry is able to convey her pop perfection again to the plenty subsequent yr.

We’ve got been informed the chart-topper has been onerous at work on her seventh studio album — her first since 2020’s Smile — and has virtually accomplished the challenge.

Pop superstar Katy Perry has been hard at work on her seventh studio album, and feels  ready to tour again after spending so long in Vegas


Pop celebrity Katy Perry has been onerous at work on her seventh studio album, and feels able to tour once more after spending so lengthy in VegasCredit score: Getty

In much more thrilling information she is planning to tour the UK once more after a break of six years.

She has spent the previous two years performing a success residency in Las Vegas and is now able to get again out to the remainder of the world.

A music insider mentioned: “Katy has been engaged on her most private album ever for a lot of the previous two years.

“She has been doing it on her personal phrases and it’s fairly completely different from something she has launched earlier than.

“However after so lengthy spent on the West Coast of the US, she feels able to tour once more.

“The demand is there as a result of she has so many hits, so taking her present on the highway is certain to be a giant draw.

“The hope is that she will head out in the direction of the tip of 2024, however it’s nonetheless being labored out.”

She mentioned in 2019 that she had grown bored with flying all over the world.

However in Could this yr she mentioned: “I nonetheless love making music. I nonetheless love spreading mild and love.

“I do know there’s lots of people who couldn’t make it to Vegas.

“The final time I used to be on tour was in 2018. I’m resulting from exit and see the youngsters that couldn’t make it to Vegas.”

Place of affection

Earlier this yr Katy, who carried out at King Charles’ Coronation live performance, additionally hinted on the topic of her new music — her daughter Daisy with fiance Orlando Bloom.

She defined: “I haven’t put any new materials out since my darling Daisy.

“I feel I’m writing loads and have written loads from a spot of affection as a result of I’m feeling a lot of it — a lot unconditional love, that love you by no means knew existed.”

With 15 High Ten singles, together with No1 hits I Kissed A Woman, Roar and California Gurls, Katy is among the most vibrant, vivacious and enjoyable pop stars of the twenty first century.

Getting her again on stage right here, together with new music, will probably be an actual deal with.

SOPHIE Ellis-Bextor has signed as much as headline an intimate one-off live performance to spotlight the loneliness which disabled individuals can expertise.

The Homicide On The Dancefloor singer will carry out on the Cease The Shadows evening at London’s Onerous Rock Cafe on January 23, which will probably be hosted by Males Behaving Badly actor Neil Morrissey.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline at the Stop The Shadows night at London’s Hard Rock Cafe on January 23, organised by Able2UK


Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline on the Cease The Shadows evening at London’s Onerous Rock Cafe on January 23, organised by Able2UKCredit score: Rex Options

The occasion, organised by Able2UK, may even characteristic a efficiency from The Kooks’ Luke Pritchard in addition to interviews with comic Josh Widdicombe and music legend Tony Christie.

Tickets are on sale now at

Wonka star Timothee Chalamet had a lads' trip with dad Marc on Christmas to see the Los Angeles Lakers get beaten by the Boston Celtics


Wonka star Timothee Chalamet had a lads’ journey with dad Marc on Christmas to see the Los Angeles Lakers get overwhelmed by the Boston CelticsCredit score: Getty

TIMOTHEE Chalamet had a lads’ journey on Christmas Day.

The Wonka actor is seen right here with dad Marc because the Los Angeles Lakers obtained overwhelmed by the Boston Celtics in LA.

Timothee’s girlfriend Kylie Jenner will need to have been doing her hair.

Claire’s cheeky secrets and techniques

CLAIRE Richards has admitted she spends a fortune on skincare therapies to remain younger – and it’s clearly working.

The Steps singer, who launched second solo album Euphoria this yr, is so desperate to look youthful that she says she seems like Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep’s characters in 1992 comedy horror flick Demise Turns into Her, the place they drink a cursed magic potion that guarantees everlasting youth.

Claire Richards has said she spends a fortune on anti-ageing treatments, and has compared it to 1992 flick Death Becomes Her


Claire Richards has mentioned she spends a fortune on anti-ageing therapies, and has in contrast it to 1992 flick Demise Turns into HerCredit score: Rex Options

She mentioned: “The one factor that I spend cash on is therapies on my face as a result of I don’t need to get outdated.

“I’m going to be ingesting that Demise Turns into Her potion if I can get my palms on it.

“I’ve HydraFacials as soon as a month and I’ve had this factor referred to as Profhilo, which plumps up your pores and skin.”

However probably the most excessive measure that she has resorted to thus far is a microneedling remedy which is believed to stimulate collagen – and prices greater than £500 a time.

Claire mentioned of it: “I’ve had Morpheus8. It hurts but it surely’s value it.”


Mariah Carey was ready to raise a smile on Christmas despite her split from ex Bryan Tanaka


Mariah Carey was prepared to boost a smile on Christmas regardless of her break up from ex Bryan TanakaCredit score: Instagram

MARIAH Carey might nonetheless increase a smile regardless of ex Bryan Tanaka ending their seven-year relationship.

A part of his Instagram submit asserting the break up learn: “The recollections we’ve created and the creative collaborations are etched in my coronary heart for ever.”

It’s practically as nauseating as Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s “acutely aware uncoupling” . . . 

McFly boys are prepared for a takeover

McFLY have replacements ready within the wings every time they’re able to give up.

Drummer Harry Judd has revealed their youngsters are much more musical than them.

McFly drummer Harry Judd has revealed that the band members' kids are even more musical than them


McFly drummer Harry Judd has revealed that the band members’ youngsters are much more musical than themCredit score: Kev Curtis / Alamy

The dad of three, in the band with Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter, informed me: “Tom’s youngsters have already got a band. He’s obtained three boys. They’re referred to as Buxy.”

He mentioned spouse Izzy taken care of their youngsters whereas they had been on tour.

He added: “They arrange a stage from our studio. Tom’s boys and my son, they’re completely taken by it.

“They see us on stage and my son is six and is aware of all of the completely different guitars, that are used for which songs, who performs what guitar half…

“Izzy’s household could be very musical so I feel his expertise comes from them. He’s correctly taking part in, it’s unbelievable, so thrilling.”


KANYE West was nowhere to be seen as his ex-wife Kim Kardashian celebrated Christmas at house with their youngsters.

She reworked herself right into a snow queen on this gown for an image their 4 youngsters North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.

Kim Kardashian transformed herself into a snow queen for this pic, taken with daughter North


Kim Kardashian reworked herself right into a snow queen for this pic, taken with daughter NorthCredit score: Instagram

Although North did put on his dad’s jewelled Balmain jacket from the 2016 Met Gala in New York.

Kim threw a unusual Christmas for her household by wrapping all of her items in stretchy cloth from her Skims clothes line, bringing 30 bushes into her house and filling her hallways with pretend snow.

Kanye popped up this week to apologise to Jewish individuals for his vile remarks about them in late 2022 and early 2023.

Kanye being nice, for as soon as, is an actual Christmas miracle.

Kim looks picture perfect here with kids North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm


Kim seems image excellent right here with youngsters North, Saint, Chicago and PsalmCredit score: Kim Kardashian / Instagram
It comes after Kim's ex-hubby Kanye apologised for his previous vile comments about Jewish people


It comes after Kim’s ex-hubby Kanye apologised for his earlier vile feedback about Jewish individualsCredit score: Getty


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