Lady Gaga swept the UK’s Brit Awards yesterday, winning three categories and offering an emotional tribute to Alexander McQueen, the British fashion designer who died last week. Gaga collected awards for best international female artist, best international breakthrough act, and best international album for “The Fame,’’ and performed at the ceremony wearing a towering white wig and lace veil - complete with ornate lace eyebrows. The designer was found dead Thursday after apparently committing suicide.
Richie engagedNicole Richie is engaged to longtime boyfriend Joel Madden. Richie, 28, confirmed the engagement during a taping of “Late Show With David Letterman’’ that will air Friday. Madden, 30, fronts the band Good Charlotte. The couple have a 2-year-old daughter and a 5-month-old son.
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