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Alison Hammond presents West Ham fan James Corden with 'the nicest gift ever'

Alison Hammond gifted long-time West Ham fan James Corden ‘the nicest gift’ ever: a seat from the football team’s former stadium Upton Park. The This Morning host was meeting The Late Late Show presenter as he returned to the UK for special episodes of his US chat-show, which features an iconic mix of celebrity guests including Lizzo, Ed Sheeran, and even President Biden. Gifting him with a welcome home present, Alison handed James ‘an actual seat from the stands of his beloved West Ham’s former stadium,’ as the Gavin and Stacey star’s jaw dropped in excitement and shock.
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James Corden is bringing The Late Late Show back to British soil - with a whole host of celebrity friends and popular segments coming with him.The iconic Carpool Karaoke will do a bit of filming from the Freemasons Hall in London, with studio guests set to include Ed Sheeran and Billie Eilish.Lizzo will join the talk show host to belt out some of her classics from the passenger seat, and the show is set to be broadcast from June 28 to July 1.READ MORE: James Corden bizarrely confesses he only washes his hair once every two monthsIt's not the first time that the Londoner has brought the American chat show to these shores, but it's the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic struck that he gets to broadcast from his home town.Corden, 43, will also immerse himself in American politics in his Take a Break segment, which will see him fill in as the assistant to President Joe Biden.Earlier this year, Corden dropped a bombshell when he announced he would be exiting the presenting chair, which he had held for the last eight years. He told ET at an event in Hollywood: "I just sort of felt like maybe we'd done enough? Maybe we'd done everything we wanted to do."When I took the job, firstly, I didn't think we'd be on the air, like, six months later.
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The Late Late Show With James Corden has announced a star-studded line-up for its upcoming week of UK-based episodes.Broadcasting from Freemasons’ Hall in London, the new batch of special episodes will air on Sky Comedy from Tuesday, June 28 to Friday, July 1.The esteemed guests appearing on the show include President Joe Biden, Vin Diesel (Fast And Furious), Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Ed Sheeran, Jamie Dornan (Belfast), John Boyega (Star Wars), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Alanis Morissette, Sam Smith and Tessa Thompson (Thor: Love and Thunder, Westworld).A description for one of the episodes reads: “James Corden immerses himself into the heart of American politics in his most prestigious ‘Take a Break’ segment yet when he fills in as the assistant to President of the United States Joe Biden, among other important duties.”While appearing as a guest on the show, Lizzo will also feature in a new addition of Carpool Karaoke.The upcoming episodes will mark Corden’s final season as the show’s host, with the presenter previously confirming that he’ll return to the UK full-time once he finishes in spring 2023 [via Variety].Corden first announced his decision to leave the chat show back in April this year.“This will be my last year hosting the show,” he said in a statement at the time. “When I started this journey, it was always going to be just that.
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Ed Sheeran and co-writers awarded nearly £1,000,000 in legal fees after Shape Of You copyright win
Ed Sheeran and his co-songwriters have been awarded over £900,000 in legal costs after winning their High Court copyright trial over the hit Shape Of You earlier this year.At a trial in March, the singer and co-writers, Snow Patrol’s John McDaid and producer Steven McCutcheon, faced accusations that their track ripped off a 2015 song by Sami Chokri and Ross O’Donoghue.However, Mr Justice Zacaroli concluded Mr Sheeran ‘neither deliberately nor subconsciously’ copied a phrase in the song.Mr Sheeran, his co-authors and their music companies originally launched legal proceedings in May 2018, asking the High Court to declare they had not infringed Mr Chokri and Mr O’Donoghue’s copyright.Two months later, Mr Chokri – a grime artist who performs under the name Sami Switch – and Mr O’Donoghue issued their own claim for ‘copyright infringement, damages and an account of profits in relation to the alleged infringement’. The pair had alleged that an ‘Oh I’ hook in Shape Of You is ‘strikingly similar’ to an ‘Oh Why’ refrain in their own track.But in his previous judgment, Mr Justice Zacaroli concluded: ‘Mr Sheeran had not heard Oh Why and in any event that he did not deliberately copy the Oh I phrase from the Oh Why hook.’He dismissed the counterclaim and granted a declaration to Mr Sheeran and his fellow songwriters that they had not infringed the copyright in Oh Why.Following the ruling, lawyers for Mr Chokri and Mr O’Donoghue had said that Mr Sheeran and the other claimants should pay their own legal costs, claiming they had failed to provide documents and demonstrated ‘awkwardness and opacity’.
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Ed Sheeran lookalike moved to safety after fans at gig surrounded him for selfies
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Inside Jesy Nelson's love life – Diversity hunk, Loose Woman's son and Love Islander
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Edward Christopher Sheeran, MBE (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer-songwriter. In early 2011, Sheeran independently released the extended play, No. 5 Collaborations Project. After signing with Asylum Records, his debut album, + (pronounced "plus"), was released in September 2011. It topped the UK and Australian charts, reached number five in the US, and has since been certified eight-times platinum in the UK.

The album contains the single "The A Team", which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. In 2012, Sheeran won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act. "The A Team" was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, where he performed the song with Elton John.

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