Pop singer Natasha Bedingfield has rubbished reports of rivalry among the current batch of British female solo artists.

The THESE WORDS star insists she and contemporaries Jamelia and Joss Stone are all great friends.

She says, "Everyone's been making a big deal out of the competition between myself, Jamelia and Joss Stone, but it isn't like that.

"Everyone's good mates."

11/03/2005 19:23