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Adele tipped for Michelle Obama's 50th birthday bash

It could be the hottest gig of 2014 and Adele is tipped to make the list at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday celebrations.

Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball
Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball Credit: Chip Somodevilla / Pool via CNP/ Yui Mok/PA Wire

Although The Times (£) quotes Adele's PR team as denying the rumours the party, expected on 17th January next year, is already being tipped as "the biggest gig of 2014."

President Obama celebrated his 50th in 2011, surrounded by celebrities including, Jay-Z, Stevie Wonder and Tom Hanks.



Adele jokes about being cut off at last year's Brits

Adele Credit: Brit Awards / ITV

Adele has won Best British Single for her Bond theme Skyfall at the Brits.

She wasn't there to receive her award, but in a video she made a joke at the expense of last year's awards when her Best Album acceptance speech was cut short.

"Thank you so much for this Brit Award, sorry I can't be with you tonight. I'm in LA rehearsing for the Oscars.

"I won't keep you too long because I don't want to interrupt the Best Album speech at the end of the night....but, I love you all", the singer said.

Adele ends speculation that she 'yelled' at Chris Brown

Adele has set the record straight after a picture that appeared to show her shouting at the singer Chris Brown at the Grammy awards, sparked a media frenzy.


Chris Brown and I were complimenting each other in that photo actually!

It had been reported that Adele criticised Brown after he refused to join in a standing ovation for fellow artist Frank Ocean at Sunday's ceremony.

Ocean and Brown reportedly had an altercation at a recording studio in Los Angeles, three weeks ago.

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Grammys gatecrasher 'hopes stunt improves security'

A Ukrainian journalist, who was arrested after attempting to upstage Adele at the Grammys, says his stunt was spontaneous and he hopes it doesn't hurt his chances to remain in Los Angeles.

Celebrity prankster Vitalii Sediuk runs on stage to greet singer Adele. Credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake

TV journalist Vitalii Sediuk says he accepts responsibility for entering the show without a ticket, but that he hopes the incident has exposed some security lapses.

The 24-year-old was arrested on Sunday after briefly taking the microphone before Adele accepted her Grammy on the show's telecast. He was shooed away by presenter Jennifer Lopez and later released by police.

Adele pick ups award for best pop solo performance following the stunt. Credit: Reuters

He says he had to get creative to report from the show because he didn't have media credentials.

Sediuk has gained notoriety for being slapped by Will Smith after trying to kiss the actor on a red carpet last year.

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