Fact: British funk band Jamiroquai are to hit the road for the first time in six years. The group, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, will spend summer 2017 playing at festivals across Europe, Japan and South Korea. On Monday (16Jan17), Jamiroquai released a 20 second teaser video titled #AUTOMATON TRANSMISSION 001, thought to be from their eighth studio album Automaton, rumoured to be due for release in March (17).
Fact: Elizabeth Hurley, Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay and David Hasselhoff were among the stars who turned out for Sir Elton John's Winter Ball charity event in London on Saturday night (10Nov12). The gala was hosted by Kevin Spacey as the singer is away on tour in Australia.
Quote: "Some of the best stuff I've done is at the bottom of a bottle of scotch and a snout. One new song, Hurtin', is half a bottle of whisky and 40 fags. It works." Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay relies on cigarettes and alcohol to fuel his recording sessions.
Quote: "I'm 41 now and the right knee has got a bit of a twinge in it. I get about the stage a little less now. I'm not as young as I used to be and I've got to work at it." Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay will tone down his fancy footwork when he begins touring again in April (11).
Quote: "Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters tried. He seemed quite fruity towards me. I wasn't tempted - I'm as straight as they come." Jamiroquai star Jay Kay is flattered JAKE SHEARS has a crush on him.
Fact: Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay and Pink Floyd star Nick Mason were celebrating this weekend (08-09May10) after completing the Mille Miglia 2010 race in Italy, which sees 375 classic cars clock up 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometres) on a drive to Rome.