Alicia Keys has been getting in touch with her spiritual side, headlining MTV Crashes Manchester in the city’s cathedral.
The 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter said performing in a place of worship was a real honor and added that there was an energy there that’s very different.
Alongside old favorites, Keys on Monday night treated the 1,000-strong U.K. crowd to songs from her new album Girl on Fire.
Lowe is ‘Bachelor’
ABC says the next star of The Bachelor will be Sean Lowe, who was dumped on The Bachelorette.
The network says the 28-year-old Dallas businessman will be the one doing the choosing when The Bachelor returns for its 17th edition.
On the eighth edition of The Bachelorette, Lowe confessed his love for Emily Maynard but was eliminated just before the finale.
The 6-foot-3 Texan was a linebacker for Kansas State and worked in finance and insurance before starting a custom furniture business.
The Bachelor returns in January.
Gellar delivers boy
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have added a boy to their brood.
Publicist Leslie Sloane says the baby was born in Los Angeles. His name and details of the birth weren’t released.
The acting couple also has a 3-year-old daughter named Charlotte. They celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary this month.
Latin Grammy nods
Dominican singer, songwriter and producer Juan Luis Guerra is the leading nominee at the 2012 Latin Grammy Awards.
Guerra has six nods, followed by Mexican pop duo Jesse & Joy with five. Colombian rocker Juanes, Ricardo Arjona, Edgar Barrera, Carla Morrison, Arturo Sandoval, Ivete Sangalo and Caetano Veloso earned four nominations apiece.
The Latin Grammy Awards are to be presented Nov. 15 and broadcast live on Univision.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Philip Bosco is 82. Actress Donna Douglas is 80. The Weakest Link host Anne Robinson is 68. Actress Mary Beth Hurt is 66. Singer Lynn Anderson is 65. Singer Olivia Newton-John is 64.Actress Linda Hamilton is 56. Actress Melissa Sue Anderson is 50. Actor Jim Caviezel is 44. Singer Shawn Stockman is 40. Singer Christina Milian is 31.