Fact: Hip-hop star and foodie Questlove invited pals including singers Bjork and Solange Knowles and actors Sophia Bush, David Cross and his wife Amber Tamblyn into his New York home on Tuesday (03Jun14) for a special dinner party. The Roots star had a slew of celebrity chefs cook up dishes in his kitchen and shared photos of the unique meals from the likes of April Bloomfield, Daniel Boulud, David Chang and Dominique Ansel with fans on Instagram.com.
Fact: Reclusive pop star Bjork has shot a video for The Comet Song, a tune she wrote for new animated film Moomins & the Comet Chase.
Quote: "It's the beginning of a whole new chapter. Bjork has come a little away from the 'Icelandic' thing and now I hope we can as well. Maybe the film (Heima) was really that last word of us and Iceland and now we can move on." GEORG 'GOGGI' HOLM, bass player for Icelandic band Sigur Ros, on the group's new direction.
Quote: "Bjork is like an aunt to us. She opens up new territories. Sometimes we meet at a bar and drink champagne and party like crazy." Icelandic rocker Sigur Ros would love BJORK to be part of his family.
Quote: "My favourite stuff in school was math. I was obsessed with it. I did all these extra classes... Math and movement are where I feel at home." Bjork on her love for mathematics.
Quote: "I'm surprised that I ended up in the pop star role because, as a teenager, I was the drummer in the band. I'm more of a nerd than a star." Bjork ponders her career predicament.
Quote: "I can't remember anything about it. Somebody had to remind me." Let's hope this year's (07) Glastonbury performance for Bjork is more memorable than Bjork's last one in 1994.
Quote: "When I am in Iceland, we meet on Tuesdays for lunch and soup." Bjork on her lasting friendships with members of her former group the SUGARCUBES.
Quote: "It's a white, male thing for me. It's square-shaped and Christian. It's very much about not having mystery. I can't get into it." Bjork is not a fan of rock music.
Quote: "It was scary to look at the headlines when she was photographed without her knickers. There were obviously hundreds of paparazzi forced in her face... I'm embarrassed because this actually shows how much I've been following it." Bjork on Britney Spears' underwear scandal.
Quote: "When I get a bit tipsy I end up doing Michael Jackson tunes. My Billie Jean is not bad, but I need a few drinks first." Bjork loves karaoke.
Quote: "I think she got mad at me, actually. I thought she'd think it was funny, but, no, she didn't like it." Comedienne Ellen Degeneres insists she won't be poking fun at stars' fashion disasters during her stint as the 2007 Oscars host after upsetting Bjork by mocking her "swan dress" at the EMMY Awards in 2001.
Fact: Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis has confirmed The Who are to perform at this year (07)'s Glastonbury festival. Other acts set to appear at the English musical extravaganza include Bjork, Arctic Monkeys and Arcade Fire.
Fact: <p>New Orleans, Louisiana music legend Dr John officially became a pensioner today (21NOV05) when he celebrated his 65th birthday. It was also a landmark day for Icelandic pop star Bjork, who turned 40. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'll probably just live in a lighthouse and play a pipe organ." Bjork on how she'll spend her old age. </p>
Quote: <p>"I think maybe his mum didn't do a very good job of bringing him up, and he wanted me to go in there and fix him, which I did. When he was being a spoiled brat, I would just stop him." Bjork describes working with movie maverick Lars Von Trier on the set of Dancer in the Dark. </p>