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Taylor Swift is nominated in the best international female category.
Emeli Sande
Emeli Sande is up for best British female and album of the year. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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Jessie J is nominated in the best British single category. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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Jessie J postpones sell-out tour to finish album

Jessie J has postponed her entire sell-out arena tour because she wants to spend more time recording her album, she announced today.

The chart-topping singer had been due to start her 17-date tour in March.

She wrote on Twitter and her website, "I would like to be the first to tell you that my nice to meet you tour has been rescheduled to later next year".

Singer Jessie J told her fans she was 'honestly truly sorry' that she has postponed her tour
Jessie J told her fans she was 'honestly truly sorry' that she has postponed her tour Credit: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

"I am honestly truly sorry but I hope you all can understand that it's just because I would like to take more time to finish my new album. I promise to make the show my biggest and best ever and cannot wait for you all to hear my new songs", she continued.

Jessie J added that all tour tickets will be valid for the new dates in October and November 2013.

Click here to find a list of the new dates.

Crowd pleasers at IOW festival

Jessie J
Jessie J performs on the main stage at the Isle of Wight festival Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Tinie Tempah
Tinie Tempah letting rip on stage at the Isle of Wight festival Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Labrinth
Labrinth performing at the Isle of Wight festival, at Seaclose Park, Newport Credit: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment
Madness frontman Suggs
Madness frontman Suggs backstage at the Isle of Wight festival Credit: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment
Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones
Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones backstage at the Isle of Wight festival Credit: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment

Singer Jessie J hits back at lesbian claims

Pop star Jessie J has dismissed a claim she is a lesbian who has hidden her sexuality to avoid putting off fans.

The Voice mentor and coach says the suggestion, which was published in a new unauthorised biography about her earlier this month, was "untrue".

Jessie J says claims made in a new unauthorised biography are "untrue."
Jessie J says accusations made in a new unauthorised biography entitled "Jessie J: Who's Laughing Now" are "untrue." Credit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

The singer took to Twitter to dismiss the story and author, Chloe Govan's claim.

She wrote: "It's funny how many people I've dated/slept with that I've never even met, according to the tabloids.

"BUT what's that?! whispers, because its a secret I'm really a lesbian?! Ha! Thanks for writing yet another boring untrue story."

She then went on to list the names of other stars with whom she has reportedly been linked with, adding: "#noneofitstrue".

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Jessie J 'so sad' after BlackBerry party stabbing death

Singer Jessie J, who performed at the BlackBerry-sponsored party, says she is "lost for words" at the news of a fatality resulting from a stabbing at the event.

Phillip Sherriff, 37, died in hospital this morning after a four-day battle to save his life.

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I am lost for words. All I can say is my thoughts, love and respects are with the family and (cont) http://t.co/s7yrrC19

Her full statement reads:

"I am lost for words. All I can say is my thoughts, love and respects are with the family and children of the man who attended the blackberry gig last week who sadly lost his life this morning. So sad..."

Will.i.am helps Jessie J after chair mishap

 The Voice stars
(From Left - Right) Reggie Yates, Danny O'Donoghue, Tom Jones, Jessie J , Will.I.Am and Holly Willoughby Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Will.i.am sprang to the aid of singer Jessie J when her spinning chair broke down during auditions for the music talent show The Voice.

The Do It Like A Dude star and fellow judges sit with their backs to wannabes but hit a button if they like what they hear, making their seat revolve.

She said: "My chair broke. The button wasn't working so I had to make it really obvious I was hitting my button like 'pow!' - and then will spun the chair for me."

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