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Dua Lipa has a right laugh with Queen Camilla after cracking joke at Booker Prize awards 2022
Dua Lipa rubbed shoulders with the Queen Consort at the Booker Prize awards ceremony on Monday night, before the winner was announced.The New Rules singer, who delivered a speech at the event, which took place at the Roundhouse in London, was seen having a good laugh in conversation with literature fanatic Camilla.During their chat, Dua appeared to say ‘no singing tonight’, although PA reports she later led a rendition of Happy Birthday to shortlisted author Alan Garner, who turned 88.Camilla greeted the shortlisted authors and presented the winner, Shehan Karunatilaka, with his prize in what was the first fully in-person Booker Prize awards ceremony since 2019.Karunatilaka, a Sri Lankan author, picked up the coveted gong for his book The Seven Moons Of Maali Almeida.Published by the independent press Sort Of Books, it is a darkly comic murder mystery set in Colombo in 1990 during the Sri Lankan civil war.It follows Maali Almeida, a war photographer, gambler and closeted homosexual as he tries to find out who killed him.After meeting Camilla, he said: ‘Apparently she’s started my book.’Talking to reporters ahead of the ceremony, he shared: ‘I thought it was a good book. I done my best, but I put it out there and moved on.‘But now it means it’s getting reviewed, it’s getting talked about, it’s selling copies.
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Dua Lipa opens up about her relationship status: 'It's been really great to just be alone'
Dua Lipa may have been linked to different men since her 2021 from ex-boyfriend Anwar Hadid, Bella and Gigi Hadid's younger brother, but the star maintains she is currently single.MORE: Trevor Noah leaving The Daily Show after seven yearsShe sparked a wave of rumors about her relationship status after being spotted on an apparent date with The Daily Show host Trevor Noah in New York City, as they were photographed embracing one another after having dinner at Miss Lily's, a Jamaican hotspot in downtown Manhattan.However, she later took to her podcast to clarify where she stands as far as any romantic interests or commitments.WATCH: Dua Lipa shows off her sunkissed glow in tiny hotpantsMORE: Dua Lipa is a Y2K dream in glossy low-waisted trousers and an ultra-fluffy handbagOn the latest episode of her iHeartRadio podcast, Dua Lipa: At Your Service, she engaged in a conversation about her love life with fellow singer Charlie XCX."For me, this is the first year I've not been in a relationship for a very long time," she admitted.She added that the change has been a rather refreshing and welcomed one, maintaining that: "It's been really great to just be alone and only think about myself and kind of be quite selfish." The star has been spending time in New York City since touring in Europe at the end of the summerThe Levitating hitmaker explained that she "never really had the opportunity" to focus on herself in recent years, involved in relationships as well as her massively successful music career.MORE: Dua Lipa stuns in glamorous plunging gown in ParisMORE: Dua Lipa sparks envy with sun-kissed glow and dazzling rhinestone lookStill, despite taking advantage of being single and relishing in her current relationship status, she
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Britney Spears releases first new music in six years — with help from Elton John
still standing after years of struggles — on “Hold Me Closer,” her first newly recorded single since 2016.The cross-generational collaboration between 40-year-old Spears and the 75-year-old Rocket Man — which dropped from the dream-duet heavens on Friday morning — is a radical reworking of John’s 1971 classic “Tiny Dancer.” Indeed, it’s such an extreme makeover that they gave the song it’s own new name taken from the original’s chorus. All together now, “Hold me closer, tiny dancer!”While “Tiny Dancer” was an epic ballad that took your inner ballerina pirouetting across the keys in a fanciful flight, “Hold Me Closer” goes twirling directly under the disco ball with some thumping beats but also a light airiness that captures some of the graceful beauty of the original. Like John’s recent hit with Dua Lipa — “Cold Heart (Pnau remix),” which mashed up “Rocket Man” with a few of his other songs — “Hold Me Closer,” produced by Andrew Watt and Cirkut, also features elements of Elton’s “The One” and “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.”And while their digitally altered voices sometimes blend into one another where you can hardly tell the difference, it’s great to hear the moments when Spears’ distinctive, much-missed chirp stands out.And after the its initial futuristic electro-whirl, “Hold Me Closer” brings you back down to earth with John’s piano work at the end.The beginnings of this collaboration go all the way back to 2015, when Spears professed her love for “Tiny Dancer” in a tweet.
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