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Independent February 2022 – How Harry Styles conquered the world with kindness

The Express October 2021 – Britain’s love affair with Kylie Minogue, an unlikely national treasure 

The Express October 2021 – Turning romantic regrets into pop masterpieces – Adele’s biographer reveals path to fame

Independent March 2021 – Part 1: Even as a child Meghan would stand up for what she believed in

Independent March 2021 – Part 2: From Hollywood fantasy to third-world reality, Meghan finds her voice

Independent March 2021 – Part 3: The prince, the press and the trashing of a new princess

The Sun October 2019 – 5 BECOME 4 The secret plot to sack ‘uncontrollable’ Spice Girl Geri that could have changed pop history

The Mirror March 2019 – Inside story of Spice Girls’ first audition that changed pop music forever

Independent December 2018 – Britain’s leading celebrity biographer describes the journeys he makes to discover the real people behind the celebrities

Mirror Online December 2018 – Part 1: Ed Sheeran’s childhood: From stuttering schoolboy Eminem fan to budding rock star

Mirror Online December 2018 – Part 2: The shape of Ed Sheeran: Astonishing rise of superstar singer

Mirror Online December 2018 – Part 3: How Ed Sheeran went from selling £1 CDs on a Megabus to world-famous millionaire star

Mirror Online November 2018 – Ed Sheeran and the secret tragedy behind song that helped give him his big break

Mail Online November 2018 – Ed Sheeran’s secret heartbreak: Singer overcame grief of friend dying by penning musical tribute… as he credits song for ‘launching his music career’

Mail Online November 2017 – The madness (and magic) of king George 

Mirror Online January 2017 – Part 1: Incredible photos of Gary Barlow when he was a prodigiously talented teenager on the road to stardom

Mail Online November 2016 – Someone like me: A definitive new biography reveals the abandonment, childhood trauma and teenage heartache that inspired Adele

Mirror Online November 2016 – Part 3: Adele’s secret love and the battle to protect her son as she sky-rocketed to £200m

illion fortune

Mirror Online November 2016 – Part 2: Adele wasn’t interested in boys at school but when she did get her heart broken it kick-started her songwriting

Mirror Online November 2016 – Part 1: The traumatic event that changed Adele’s life  forever

The Daily Mail October 2015 – Kim Kardashian West: It’s time to start taking the star seriously

Mirror Online October 2015 – Part 3: Kim was always destined to marry Kanye West

Mirror Online October 2015 – Part 2: Kim’s secret marriage and a money spinning sex tape that helped make her TV career

Mirror Online October 2015 – Part 1: Kim lost her virginity at 14 to someone pretty famous

The Mirror October 2015 – 23 things you didn’t know about Kim Kardashian

Independent April 2015- Tom Jones: The Life biography review

The Bookbag March 2015 – Tom Jones: The Life biography review

Entertainment Focus March 2015 – Tom Jones: The Life biography review

The Mail on Sunday March 2015 – Tom Jones: The Life biography review

The Bookseller Feb 2015 – HC reveals Tom Jones Biography

Walesonline Feb 2015 – Tom Jones’ new biography set to hit the shelves in March

The Mirror August 2012 – “I was Alesha’s secret lover for two years”: Boyband star lifts lid on undercover affair with BGT judge

The Mirror June 2012 – Tulisa was arrested in gang error on night she feared she would die

UKate May 2011 – Exclusive Interview with Kate Middleton Biographer Sean Smith

The Sun December 2010 – Robbie: Best Books of 2010

The Bookseller December 2010 – The Bookseller Industry Awards 2010

The Bookseller November 2010 – S&S to publish Kate Middleton title

The Bookseller May 2010 – Simon & Schuster UK grows sales in first quarter

The Independent November 2009 – Selling Cheryl Cole

Daily Express October 2009 – Cheryl Unauthorised: Sean Smith

The Mirror September 2007 – EXCLUSIVE: Britney’s biographer, Sean Smith, on her fight for custody of her kids

The Mirror April 2006 – How Olivier became Kylie’s rock

The Mirror October 2005 – The Real Britney

Western Mail April 2004 – Robbie

NNDB 2004 – Justin Timberlake Profile

The Mirror June 2003 – Day 1: How J K Rowling survived a court case, a stalker, her wedding and a baby to finish what could become the world’s biggest bestseller

The Mirror June 2003 – Day 2: Hype forced J K Rowling to make herself disappear

Michael O’Mara Books 2001 – J.K.. Rowling: A Biography by Sean Smith