Sunday, 2 January 2011

Happy New Year! Kylie Minogue wears skintight leopard-print dress as she sees in 2011 on Jools Holland's Hootenanny



Seeing in the new year: Kylie Minogue welcomed in 2011 on Jools Holland's Annual Hootenanny on BBC

She's not a stranger to welcoming in the New Year with Jools Holland on his annual Hootenanny.

And last night Kylie Minogue once again joined the diminutive musician as they welcomed in 2011 on the BBC.

The 42-year-old singer looked stunning in a skintight leopard-print dress and matching shoes as she performed some of her biggest hits, including recent smash Better Than Today.

Grr! Kylie wore a stunning skintight leopard-print strapless dress for her performance on the show

Kylie, who appeared on the show for the third consecutive year, was just one of the musical legends to appear on the programme, alongside The Who star Roger Daltrey and Gnarls Barkley frontman Cee Lo Green, who performed his hit single Forget You.

Alison Moyet, Rumer and Vampire Weekend also performed on the show, with comedians Jo Brand and Martin Freeman among the star guests in the audience.

But it was Kylie, who had curled her hair especially for the occasion, who received one of the biggest cheers of the evening when she took to the stage.

Excited: Kylie and Jools pose as the mark the start of the New Year

Belting out her hits: Kylie sang some of her most famous hits including recent smash Better Than Today

Before counting down to the next decade, Kylie joined Jools on the piano as she belted out Better Than Today, much to the delight of the star-studded audience.

And the pint-sized singer was clearly excited about welcoming in a new year, writing on her Twitter page earlier in the day: 'Put Your Hands Up... if you feel the love for 2011...whoooOooOoOoOOOPPPPPPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy New Year ... love Kylie xxxx'

Kylie also revealed some of her resolutions for 2011, admitting she is hoping to make a return to movies following her cameo role as the Green Fairy in Moulin Rouge in 2001.

Famous faces: Gnarls Barkley frontman Cee Lo Green and The Who star Roger Daltrey (right)

Having a chat: Jools has a conversation with Cee Lo and Daltrey in between performances

She said: 'I don’t know why I haven’t done it yet. Musicals are, it’s no surprise, right up my alley and I would be in seventh heaven doing a musical.

'It’s going to happen somehow but I need to be a bit more pro-active.'

The Hootenanny, which always boasts an all-star rosta of performers, is one of the most popular New Year's television shows.

Girl power: Alison Moyet (left) and soft-rock singer Rumer wore all-black outfits for their performances

Musical stars: Plan B's Ben Drew and Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig showcase their talents on the show

Talking about fronting such a successful programme, Jools Holland said: 'I have been incredibly fortunate in working with and observing so many amazing people, which is always strange and thrilling.'

However, the programme has caused some controversy in the past, with viewers complaining that they had been misled by the fact the show is pre-recorded and not live.

But, defending the programme, a BBC spokesperson said at the time: 'Jools' Annual Hootenanny is an idealised New Year's Eve party with a line-up that would surely be impossible to deliver on December 31.'

Pretty in polka dots: The Secret Sisters' Lydia & Laura Rogers perform an acoustic song

Laughs all round: Jools chats to comedian Jo Brand and actor Martin Freeman

Kylie Minogue "Better Than Today" at New Year with Jools Holland Hootenanny (LIVE)

source: dailymail [endtext]

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