Egypt’s Clashes, Chris Brown’s Birthday, Top Luxury Brands, Pippa Middleton’s Popularity, Alicia Keys Covers Essence

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Egypt’s prime minister has called an urgent cabinet meeting following fatal clashes between Muslims and Christians in Cairo overnight, state media says. Essam Sharaf has postponed a visit to the Gulf in order to discuss the violence that left 10 people dead and 186 wounded. The clashes broke out after several hundred conservative Muslims gathered at a church in central Imbaba district. [HUFFPOST]

Ten most powerful luxury brands, which is your favorite (or company you’d love to join?) [FASHIONISTA]

R&B singer Chris Brown turned 22 on May 5 . During the week he tweeted to followers, “Having my 22nd bday in Miami @ ClubPlayMiami Friday & Vegas @PureLasVegas on Saturday … Come celebrate with me!” The singer took over Miami’s Club Play Sunday night, where he partied into the night with the likes of Lil Wayne, Young Money, and Trina. [THAT GRAPE JUICE]

Pippa Middleton wasn’t on many style radars this time last week – but one appearance in a perfectly tailored Alexander McQueen bridesmaid dress later and she’s one of the most Googled fashionable women on the planet. [GLAMOUR MAGAZINE]

Alicia Keys the 30 year-old mother of one is on the cover of Essence magazine’s June 2011 issue. The singer/songwriter reflected on love, her music and marriage and what inspired her to dedicate a song to her mother in her upcoming album. [ESSENCE]

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