Russell Watson's new lease of life

You have to make the most of everyday that comes along

– Russell Watson

One of the UK’s biggest selling classical artists, Russell Watson joined our sofa today to talk about his latest album, True Stories. He started as a Mancunian bolt cutter who then went on to spend 16 years at the top of the classical charts.

In the interview Russell speaks on meeting and performing for President-elect Donald trumps 15 years ago: "He had nice things to say about me so I liked him at the time."
But would he perform at Donald Trumps inauguration if he gets asked? We asked him.

Russell then went on to speak on recovering from his brain tumour and his new lease of life, telling us: "Live life to the absolute fullest".

'I've had more tweets about my mum than my audition!'

Fame's not ever anything that I've been chasing. I just love music.

– Charlie Drew

Charlie Drew stormed the blind auditions on The Voice on Saturday night, causing to admit that he regretting not turning his chair... and that he won't hesitate to steal him!

However the singing hopeful told us he's more than happy in the "safe hands" of Welsh singing sensation Tom Jones.

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The East End meets Strictly

I think I'm the happiest I've been in the 36 or 37 years in the business

– Shane Richie

The mean streets of the East End joined forces with the dancing world of Strictly when Shane Richie and Laura Whitmore joined us on the sofa to discuss their new play Not Dead Enough.

Laura revealed the number of kissing scenes they had and of course we couldn't let Shane leave without asking him about Redwater, the EastEnders spin off series featuring Kat and Alfie.

With all of Shane's great work over the last three decades, is he our new national treasure? He has a thumbs up from us!

Ten ways GMB will cheer up your January

It's officially the most miserable month of the year but don't be blue - we've compiled ten recent moments from Good Morning Britain that will put a smile back on your face!

1. Take a leaf out of Piers' book and turn an insult into a compliment

He's probably the only person in the world who can brush off being compared to a toad.

2. And if your morning's bad, think of the time Kate lost her contact lens...

Sienna Miller and Ben Affleck talk love scenes!

If you start saying Meryl Streep is overrated I think you're probably missing the boat, in terms of your acting

– Ben Affleck on Donald Trump

Richard Arnold sat down with stars Ben Affleck and Sienna Miller to discuss their latest movie Live by Night.

The pair gave their thoughts on the the tension between most of Hollywood and President-elect Donald Trump and love scenes!

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Sophie Ellis-Bextor on being in the biz for 16 years

I'm still so passionate about it

– Sophie Ellis-Bextor on making music for over 16 years

She first hit the music scene in 2000 and now Sophie Ellis-Bextor is back with her new single Wild Forever from her latest album Familiar.

The singer-songwriter, who is mum to four boys, talks to us about her music-making process and the brood she's raising with her husband, The Feeling musician Richard Jones.

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Nick Knowles on giving his health a DIY job

I was carrying a lot of stress from work and things

– Nick on his health DIY

We're used to seeing him wielding a hammer and the odd paintbrush but now Nick Knowles has done a DIY makeover on his health and wellbeing.

The DIY SOS presenter has given up meat, started yoga and even gone a whole week without eating any food at all!

Spurred on by a health scare he had on the way to our own studios 18 months ago, Nick decided to take action and start really looking after his weight and stress levels.

His new lifestyle led to a TV show and new book and today Nick joined us to tell us more about his journey from stressed-out ticking time bomb to health guru!

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At least some of us are enjoying the bad weather...

Although the snow might be bringing misery to some commuters in the UK this week it's been bringing joy to some furry friends in Oregon Zoo.

Polar bears, seals and even those less accustomed to such chilly climes have been caught on camera very much enjoying what was the snowiest day in nearly a decade.

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