By People Staff
November 22, 2004 12:00 PM

The invitation said Diddy‘s 35th-birthday party at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City would be “fit for a king.” And how. Trumpeters, harpists and violinists heralded the arrival of guests, the rapper sat on a throne, and the Boys Choir of Harlem sang him “Happy Birthday.” Two nights later Nick Lachey had a more low-key 31st birthday in Las Vegas, with about 50 well-wishers, including wife Jessica Simpson. “I gave him some great sports memorabilia and some beautiful cufflinks,” she says. “He loved everything!”