Buzzing: Cilla Black lands No. 1 album

Nicholas Tse.
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Cilla Black lands No. 1 album

British singer Cilla Black landed her first ever No. 1 album, a day after her star-studded funeral last Thursday, the BBC reported.

Her 2013 The Very Best Of... compilation beat albums by singer-songwriter James Bay and rockers Bullet For My Valentine to top the British album chart.

It re-entered the charts last September following the broadcast of a TV drama of her life. Stars including Tom Jones, Cliff Richard and Andrew Lloyd Webber had attended her funeral in her native Liverpool. She died aged 72 on Aug 1 after hitting her head in a fall at her villa in Spain.


O'Donnell's child: Man charged

A man who allegedly housed comedienne Rosie O'Donnell's daughter for a week, before the 17-year-old was found last week, was charged with child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor, New Jersey prosecutors said on Saturday.

Steven Sheerer, 25, was arrested last Friday in his New Jersey home. Investigators' search of Chelsea O'Donnell's phone showed "evidence of inappropriate communications over the last several weeks" between him and the girl, according to a statement from the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.


Tse at Emperor's anniversary gig

Nicholas Tse was among stars including Joey Yung and Twins performing at the Emperor Entertainment Group's 15th anniversary concert in Macau last Saturday.

Asked onstage about his most unforgettable memory while at EEG, the pop star said: "Performing onstage 15 years ago, all I ever heard were boos. I couldn't even hear a single lyric... 15 years later, I've got your applause."

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2015, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe