The 'Have A Nice Day' rocker said 'After almost two years of being locked down I wanted something for people to feel good about.'
'There's always been that element there that people with power sometimes abuse it.'
A “boozy” party attended by Sir Tom Jones and Guns N’ Roses rocker Axl Rose was reportedly shut down by council officials due to complaints about the loud racket and “pumping” music inside. The ‘Burnin Down The House’ singer, 77, and American rocker, 55, enjoyed a night out at the Chiltern Firehouse luxury hotel and restaurant in Central London on Sunday and although the party was due to finish at 3am, Sir Tom and Axl carried on the revellery till 6am, The Sun claims. “Axl was rooting for the US fighter and wasn’t happy about noise complaints.
It seems most of us were distracted by the outfits though: Will.i.am fresh off the set of A Clockwork Orange, Tom as Colonel Sanders and Jennifer as the coconut Quality Street. Money can’t buy you everything it seems, including a decent stylist.
Sir Tom Jones says he is still grieving for his beloved wife Linda and will never remarry, amid his blossoming romance with Priscilla Presley. The music legend was devastated when she passed away and we have to admit that we were happy to hear he had found company in the form of Elvis Presley’s ex-wife Priscilla, 71. Sir Tom previously said Elvis “wouldn’t be too sure” about his relationship with Priscilla, who he has grown close to since Linda’s death and while addressing rumours that they are dating for the first time, the Welsh singer has admitted he’s unsure how the late King of Rock ‘n’ Roll would feel about them having dinner and hanging out together.
Tom Jones is fine with it but I’m not alone in feeling distraught on the rejected constestants’ behalf. Rachel Rose – a versatile vocal in a good performance but maybe not original enough – and Jamie Greer, who bravely covered an All Saints song, which I thought would see him through, both earned standing ovations from the audience – not a bad response to take away, but how much more valuable would it have been if the judges had told them to their faces what their opinions were: great singers but not what they’re looking for. Jason Jones, a mild mannered, nice family man who works in a customer service call centre, knocked us all out with unexpected vocal greatness, a passionate and musical rocky-ish but contemporary one.
Sir Tom Jones has revealed that working on the new series of The Voice UK has helped him come to terms with the death of his wife Linda last year. Speaking at the launch of The Voice UK’s new series, Sir Tom said: “Doing shows and projects like The Voice has helped with the grief process because her death was so sudden I didn’t know what to do with myself. The 76-year-old, who has a music career spanning over six decades, is returning as a judge in the new series of The Voice, which launches on ITV this Saturday.
You’d think Tom Jones and Will.i.am could stretch to the odd steak bake on their seven figure salaries, wouldn’t you? One London bakery has roasted ITV bosses after receiving an email asking them to provide The Voice’s judging panel with a selection of FREE baked goods to munch on while filming the show. Vincent Ayres, who runs a bakery in Nunhead, South London told The Star he received a rather flaky email begging for his pastries with a promise of ‘influential’ celebs tasting his wares.
<p>Yahoo Celeb witnessed Roger Daltrey being handed the 25th Music Industry Trusts (Mits) Award at a glitzy ceremony in London’s Grosvenor House hotel last night and we have to admit it was an absolute honour to be there.</p><p>A host of industry stars attended the gala - held in aid of Nordoff Robbins and the Brit Trust - and congratulated the 72-year-old rocker in person on his incredible career in music and philanthropy as the frontman of The Who and long-standing patron of the Teenage Caner Trust.</p>
Sir Tom Jones has opened up about losing his wife, Linda, admitting that he still sees her and hears her voice.
Sir Tom Jones has admitted that returning to The Voice UK on ITV has “saved his life” as he struggles to come to terms with his wife’s tragic death.
The Voice UK host Emma Willis has revealed that the revamped version of the talent show is moving to its new home on ITV with a particularly brutal twist. In addition to the new TV station and judging line-up, there will be a drastic shake-up at the blind auditions stage of the singing competition, where all four coaches have to judge a contestant based purely on their vocal abilities. Presenter Emma Willis opened up about the exciting new format change, explaining how she thinks it will help to refocus the coaches’ feedback and allow for far more honest critiques.
Sir Tom Jones was left devastated when he lost his beloved wife Linda in April, releasing an emotional statement to thank his legions of fans for their support.
With The Voice moving from the BBC to ITV, producers are reportedly eager to land a star-studded judging panel to ensure a successful series. According to new reports, the broadcasters are “determined” to sign up Sir McCartney as a coach for the talent competition. While the future of current coaches Boy George, Ricky Wilson, Will.i.am and Paloma Faith remain unclear, the Beatles legend is reportedly at the top of ITV’s wish list.
Kylie Minogue and Jennifer may be set to join will.i.am on the sixth series of The Voice. Minogue, below, proved hugely popular as a mentor during her first stint in 2014 and a source told the Daily Mirror: “They’ve pushed the boat out to get Will to stay and are very much hoping he’ll say yes. “We all know Kylie loves her spinning around and it would be just brilliant to have her back.
Last month Sir Tom Jones tragically lost his wife of almost sixty years, Linda, following a “short but fierce” battle with cancer, but it has now been reported that the grief-stricken star is determined to return to work next month. The 75-year-old is due to appear at London’s Hampton Court Palace Festival on June 8th, the day after his birthday, and refuses to let his fans down.
A BBC documentary on Tom Jones’ life to be shown this weekend will take on tragic sadness following his wife’s death. Speaking in the show Tom Jones’ 1950s: The Decade That Made Me he recalls how he fell in love with her when they were both aged just ten and would “serenade” her in the street.
It has sadly been announced that Sir Tom Jones’ wife of 59 years, Lady Melinda Rose Woodward, has passed away. The 75-year-old posted a statement on his official Facebook page early this morning, confirming that his beloved wife had died yesterday [April 10th] after a “short but fierce battle with cancer”. [Copyright: Rex] The statement goes on to add: “Surrounded by her husband and loved ones, she passed away peacefully at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. "Sir Tom and his family have asked for privacy at this difficult time and no further information is currently available.”
Yesterday it was reported that Sir Tom Jones had been forced to cancel a gig in the Philippines over the weekend due to a serious illness in his immediate family, but it has now been announced that the star has called off his entire Asian tour. The former Voice UK judge was left with no choice but to shelve performances in Bangkok, Seoul, Tokyo, Abu Dhabi and Osaka with a statement from Tom’s management reading: “Due to a serious illness in his immediate family, Tom Jones has regretfully had to cancel his performances. On top of his Asian tour, Tom has commitments cross the globe throughout the coming months - including gigs in Norway, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France and England.
The Voice veteran will.i.am has spoken out about the way his long-time co-star Tom Jones was axed from the series after four years on the BBC show. In a statement in August 2015, Tom said he had put aside time in his busy schedule for The Voice and had “no idea” he faced being replaced.