'Dory,' 'Deadpool', DeGeneres win big at People's Choice awards
"Finding Dory" and "Deadpool" were the big screen's big winners at the People's Choice awards where comedian Ellen DeGeneres made history by taking home the show's most trophies over a career.
Alanis Morissette manager admits he stole $5 million
The manager of rocker Alanis Morissette has admitted to fleecing the singer of nearly $5 million and falsely claiming the money was used to grow marijuana.
Paul McCartney sues to take back Beatles catalog
Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to secure the copyright to the Beatles back catalog in a case that could have wide ramifications for the music industry.
'La La Land' the big winner at Golden Globes
"La La Land" danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday in a ceremony marked by surprises and a stinging indictment by Meryl Streep of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies aged 99
Zsa Zsa Gabor, the jet-setting Hungarian actress and socialite who helped invent a new kind of fame out of multiple marriages, conspicuous wealth and jaded wisdom about the glamorous life, has died. She was 99.
Judge awards $36 mn to estate of Whitney Houston's daughter
A US judge on Thursday ordered the boyfriend of Whitney Houston's daughter to pay more than $36 million in a wrongful death suit brought by the young woman's estate, attorneys said.
‘That's how the light gets in’: Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies
Beloved songwriter Leonard Cohen has passed away at the age of 82. Sony Music Canada, his label, confirmed his death on Cohen’s Facebook page.
Beyonce surprises country awards with fusion gesture
Beyonce seized the spotlight at the Country Music Association Awards by cheerily performing a fusion song, in a powerful if unstated message on US race relations.
Actor Ben Stiller reveals he had prostate cancer
Actor Ben Stiller revealed on Tuesday that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago and was successfully treated for the disease.
Lady Gaga to headline Super Bowl halftime show
Pop diva Lady Gaga will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl LI in Houston in February.
'L.A. Confidential' director Curtis Hanson dead at 71
Oscar-winning filmmaker Curtis Hanson died on Tuesday at his home in the Hollywood hills, leaving an acclaimed portfolio which includes neo-noir crime thriller "L.A. Confidential." He was 71.
2016: The year love died in Hollywood
The imminent divorce of "Brangelina" is the latest in a series of celebrity splits giving the impression that the average Hollywood marriage has about as much chance of success as a non-white actor at the Oscars.
Oliver Stone talks ‘Snowden’ movie, love, cyberwarfare & govt secrets (VIDEO)
Despite Edward Snowden’s notoriety, rarely mentioned is how he became one of the biggest whistleblowers in US history. “Snowden” director Oliver Stone offers insight into who the former NSA contractor is, as well as what to expect in the age of cyberwarfare.
Jim Carrey hit with lawsuit over girlfriend's death
Veteran comic actor Jim Carrey was sued Monday for allegedly procuring drugs under a bogus name for his ex-girlfriend who died of an overdose last year and then trying to hide his involvement.
US presidential campaign front and center at Emmys
The race for the White House took center stage at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with plenty of jabs at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who was even compared to Adolf Hitler.
'Game of Thrones' wins best drama, makes history at Emmys
Fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" made television history at the 68th Emmy Awards on Sunday, becoming the most decorated fictional show since the awards began nearly seven decades ago.
Paul McCartney 'emotional' as Beatles film has UK premiere
The two surviving Beatles took to the blue carpet on Thursday for the London screening of a new documentary, with the film's archive footage described as "very emotional" by Paul McCartney.
Zayn to publish life story post-One Direction
Zayn Malik, who found super stardom as a teen heartthrob with One Direction before a heated falling out, is publishing an autobiography at age 23.
'150 Milligrams' a whistle-blower call to arms
A weight-loss drug, a health scandal, Big Pharma and a leading lady crusading against it all arrived on the silver screen Tuesday at the Toronto film festival in "150 Milligrams."
TV execs mine rich seam of cinematic gold
Since "Fargo" combined critical acclaim with big audiences, Hollywood executives have increasingly been reaching into studio vaults to convert the success of beloved movies into ratings on the small screen.
Gene Wilder: 30 years of laughter
Gene Wilder, who died on Monday following a battle with Alzheimer's, left behind a body of work that began 50 years ago and includes some of the greatest ever comedies.
'Willy Wonka' star Gene Wilder dies aged 83
Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers", died Monday at age 83.
Beyonce's 'Formation' wins MTV Video of the Year
Beyonce won MTV's Video of the Year for "Formation," her career's most politically charged work which showed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Celine Dion to release first album since husband's death
Canadian singer Celine Dion will on Friday release her first album produced without direct input from her longtime manager and husband Rene Angelil, who died in January.
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards
Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will reunite to perform at the latest MTV Video Music Awards.
Britney Spears biopic coming to TV
The turbulent life of Britney Spears -- who went from teenage pop idol to tabloid fodder -- is becoming a television biopic.
'Star Wars' trailer teases return of Darth Vader
The second trailer for the hotly-anticipated "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" has been released -- giving fans the first new footage of Darth Vader in more than a decade.
Bowie's modern art collection to be sold at auction
Hundreds of items from late rock legend David Bowie's art collection, which includes pieces by modern masters and more eclectic fare, will go under the hammer, Sotheby's said.
'Star Trek' cast talk J-Law and gay Sulu
In less than a decade she has become the most influential woman in Hollywood, but such is Jennifer Lawrence's reach that her presence is now felt in films she's not even part of.
Chicago police on lookout for Sinead O'Connor after suicidal report
Officers were on the lookout for Irish singer Sinead O'Connor, after receiving a tip that she may be in a suicidal state, the Chicago Police Department told AFP.
Prince lost consciousness on flight days before death: report
Prince was having dinner on a flight home from his final public concert when he suddenly lost consciousness, according to the first published account of the pop icon's health crisis six days before his death.
Led Zeppelin singer tells jury he composed 'Stairway'
Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant denied on Tuesday having stolen the opening of the rock group's iconic song "Stairway to Heaven," telling a jury he had written the anthem decades ago while in the English countryside.
Actor Anton Yelchin dies in car accident
Anton Yelchin, a rising young actor who starred as Chekov in the new "Star Trek" film, was killed early Sunday in an automobile accident, his publicist confirmed. He was 27.
'Voice' star Christina Grimmie dies after shooting at Orlando concert, killer commits suicide
Singer Christina Grimmie, the former YouTube star who rose to fame on ‘The Voice’, was shot dead at her concert in Orlando, Florida.
Rod Stewart knighted in UK queen's birthday honours
Pop singer Rod Stewart has been awarded a knighthood in a list of honours to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday announced by Buckingham Palace Friday.
Follow your path, Lionel Richie says on winning song award
Lionel Richie, Tom Petty and other top-selling musicians have a message for songwriters who are just starting out -- follow your creative instincts.
'Warcraft' director says dad Bowie would have been proud
Filmmaker Duncan Jones spoke emotionally Monday about how his rock legend father David Bowie would have been proud of his new movie "Warcraft" at its worldwide premiere in Los Angeles.
Minnesota goes purple for Prince birthday
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday celebrated "Prince Day," with residents encouraged to wear the music legend's signature color purple on what would have been his 58th birthday.
Wendy Leigh, best-selling biographer of David Bowie and JFK, dies aged 65
Best-selling celebrity biographer Wendy Leigh has died after falling from the balcony of her riverside flat in London.
Depp's daughter, former partner deny abuse allegations
Johnny Depp's daughter defended the Oscar-nominated star on Sunday, after his wife accused him of abuse and filed for divorce.
Depp and Australia minister renew war of words
A war of words between Johnny Depp and an Australian minister reignited Wednesday with Barnaby Joyce claiming he was the Hollywood star's Hannibal Lecter after being told he looked as if he was "inbred with a tomato".
Prince would-be heirs object to genetic testing
Two people who say they are heirs to pop icon Prince have objected to a proposal by his estate to ask for genetic tests.
'Shield' actor on trial for killing wife
Opening statements were due to be heard Tuesday in the trial of US actor Michael Jace, who denies having committed murder despite shooting dead his wife at their Los Angeles home.
Bill Cosby to stand trial for sex assault, judge rules
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.
Madonna's Prince tribute criticized at Billboard Music Awards
Madonna came under fire for her tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards ceremony, which critics saw as too distant from the late artist himself.
Drama about drugs kingpin 'El Chapo' in development: media
The life of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is to be turned into a drama series by the showrunner of Netflix hit drama "Narcos," reports said.
Opioid medication found on Prince when he died, says US media
Prince had prescription opioid medication on him and in his home when he died last week, US media reported, although autopsy results have yet to indicate why the pop icon died.
'Game of Thrones' stuns fans with season six reveal
Hit fantasy TV show "Game of Thrones" returned for its season six premiere appearing to answer to one of the most hotly debated questions in modern television history: "Is Jon Snow dead?"
The Magical Moments That Defined Prince's Musical Legacy
Over a career spanning more than four decades, Prince produced some of the defining tunes of the 1980s. His oeuvre – a fusion of funk, rock, soul and punk – will live forever.
Miss London Semi Finals Vote for Whitney Martin
The public vote for Miss London Semi Finals opens Tuesday 12th April at 12 midday! The public vote will act as one judge on the panel at the Miss London Final.
'Mr Nice' Howard Marks dies aged 70
Howard Marks, a major British drug smuggler turned cannabis legalisation campaigner and bestselling author, has died of bowel cancer aged 70, British media reported on Monday.
Zayn tops charts in post-One Direction debut
One Direction star Zayn Malik is finding renewed success in his own right, with his solo debut album opening at number one in both the United States and Britain.
Favreau gives 'Jungle Book' a girl-power makeover
One of the best-loved animated films of all-time, "The Jungle Book" boasted iconic songs and a cast that ensured it would be revered as a milestone in Hollywood history.
Bowie the eclectic celebrated in star tribute
David Bowie had many faces -- the attention-grabbing glam rocker, the inward-looking experimentalist -- and for a tribute to his life, leading names in music celebrated him by embracing his eclectic spirit.
Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85
The entertainer Ronnie Corbett has died at the age of 85 surrounded by his family.
Rolling Stones rock Cuba with historic free concert
Rock legends the Rolling Stones strutted and sang before hundreds of thousands of jubilant Cubans in Havana on Friday, delivering a historic concert in a country that once forced fans to listen to their favorite music behind closed doors.
Mariah Carey cancels Brussels show, citing security
Pop diva Mariah Carey has canceled a show in Brussels, saying she was concerned for security after twin suicide bombings there left 31 people dead.
Frank Sinatra, Jr. dies of heart attack at 72
Frank Sinatra, Jr. died of a heart attack while on tour in the US state of Florida, his sister Nancy said. He was 72.
Legendary ‘5th Beatle’ George Martin dies at 90
Beatles producer George Martin has passed away aged 90, it was reported by the cult band’s drummer Ringo Starr over Twitter. Martin had such an immeasurable influence on the group’s creative process he was often called “the fifth Beatle.”
'Naked Gun' star George Kennedy dead at 91
George Kennedy, the Oscar-winning star of "Cool Hand Luke" and the "Naked Gun" comedy movies, has died at the age of 91, his family announced.
Brie Larson hits big time with best actress Oscar
Brie Larson has never been a household name despite a lifetime in film, but her Oscar victory on Sunday has catapulted her to the top of Hollywood's A-list.
DiCaprio nabs Oscar gold 22 years on
Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio finally snagged Oscars gold on Sunday, 22 years after his first Academy Award nomination -- proving he really is not just a pretty face.
Church abuse drama 'Spotlight' wins best picture Oscar
"Spotlight," which chronicles The Boston Globe's investigation into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and institutional efforts to cover up the crimes, landed the Oscar for best picture -- a surprise win.
'Proud gay man' Sam Smith wins Oscar for best original song
Singing sensation Sam Smith won an Oscar for his song from the latest James Bond film and dedicated the award to fellow gay people around the world.
Winners in all Oscars categories
Here is the complete list of winners at the 88th Academy Awards, which were handed out in Hollywood:
Yoko Ono hospitalized with flu-like symptoms: reports
Yoko Ono, the Japanese-born singer, artist and widow of John Lennon, was hospitalized Friday in New York with flu-like symptoms, US media reported.
'Rocky' actor Tony Burton dies at 78
Tony Burton, who drew on his career as a prizefighter to play boxing trainer Tony "Duke" Evers in all six "Rocky" films, died on Thursday aged 78.
Eagles of Death Metal to play concert for survivors of Paris attacks
Eagles of Death Metal return to Paris on Tuesday to play one of the most emotionally charged concerts in rock history in front of hundreds of survivors of November's terror attacks.
Lady Gaga dazzles at Grammys with glam Bowie tribute
Pop diva Lady Gaga stole the show at the Grammy Awards with an extravagant, multimedia David Bowie tribute that befitted the flamboyant rock legend, who died last month.
Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar win big at Grammys
US popstress Taylor Swift’s official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling “1989” album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year.
Bowie learned he would be grandfather days before death
Days before he died from cancer rock legend David Bowie found out that he would have been a grandfather.
Jagger and Scorsese strum up rock 'n' roll's 'Game of Thrones'
The 1970s may have been the decade that fashion forgot, but Martin Scorsese believes that was because the world was too busy with drugs, sex and rock 'n' roll to care.
Beyonce, Coldplay 'believe in love' at Super Bowl show
Coldplay and Beyonce went both retro and inspirational on Sunday as they put on a colorful Super Bowl halftime show full of flowers and happy children.
Adele officially best-selling artist of 2015
Adele, who broke records with her song "Hello" and latest album "25," was officially the biggest artist of 2015.
Lady Gaga to lead Bowie tribute at Grammys
Lady Gaga will lead a tribute to late rock legend David Bowie at the Grammy Awards on February 15, organizers of the music industry's annual gala announced Tuesday.
Terry Wogan, BBC & Eurovision host, dead at 77
Terry Wogan, former host of Europe’s most listened to morning radio show, has died at age 77 after a short battle with cancer.
James Murdoch returns as Sky boss four years after fall
Global media magnate Rupert Murdoch's son James will return as chairman of British broadcaster Sky, the company said on Friday, nearly four years after he was forced to leave due to a phone hacking scandal.
Zayn gets 'so dirty and raw' in post-One Direction debut
No longer part of squeaky clean One Direction, Zayn Malik on Friday reintroduced himself as a solo artist -- sexy with an urban vibe.
César award nominations celebrate diversity in film
Nominations for the Césars, France's version of the Oscars, were announced on Wednesday, honouring a diversity of talent and themes at a time when the Academy Awards are being accused of ignoring minorities.
It’s a ‘Wonderful Life’: Singer songwriter ‘Black’ dies two weeks after car crash in Ireland
English singer-songwriter Colin Vearncombe (aka Black), who rocketed to global success in the late 80’s with his hit Wonderful Life, has died. His death comes two weeks after he was in a car crash in County Cork in the south of Ireland.
Pop star Mariah Carey engaged to Australian mogul James Packer
US pop star Mariah Carey and Australian casino tycoon James Packer are engaged to be married, according to friends who said Friday they were over the moon for the lovebirds.
Academy head 'heartbroken' over lack of diversity at Oscars
Following an outcry over the all-white roster of actors nominated for this year's Oscars, the president of the film academy said she was heartbroken by the lack of diversity and working to implement change.
Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67
The guitarist and founder of US rock band the Eagles, Glenn Frey, has died aged 67.
René Angélil, Celine Dion's husband and manager, dies at 73
René Angélil, the husband of award-winning Canadian singer Celine Dion, died on Thursday at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer, Dion announced.
Angie Bowie to stay on UK reality show after ex-husband's death
The ex-wife of David Bowie, Angie, will remain on British reality television show "Celebrity Big Brother" following the death of the music legend, producers said Monday.
Londoners remember 'Brixton Boy' Bowie at his birthplace
David Bowie fans who gathered to remember the rock star at a mural of him near his London birthplace on Monday credited him with inspiring everyone from "freaks" to artists.
Bowie died after an 18-month battle with cancer, his Twitter account said
British music legend David Bowie died peacefully on Sunday after a battle with cancer, his official Twitter account has said. He was 69.
Janet Jackson says she's getting better after tour halt
Janet Jackson says she's getting better and doesn't have cancer as speculation swirls over a mystery malady that led the pop superstar to suspend her world tour.
Guns N' Roses reunion set for April
Guns N' Roses and LCD Soundsystem, two of the most influential bands in recent decades, will both get back together for the Coachella music festival in April.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' premiere was the biggest thing Hollywood has ever seen
With a red carpet concept more Disneyland than Hollywood Boulevard, the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” premiere was, without a doubt, the most ambitious movie opening this town has ever known.
Droids, Stormtroopers and stars turn out for ‘Force Awakens’ premiere
The next generation of "Star Wars" films kicked off with an elaborate debut for "The Force Awakens" Monday that served as a proverbial passing of the lightsaber to new groups of fighters dueling in a cinematic galaxy far, far away.
'We will not bend to fear,' Madonna says of Paris attacks
Singer Madonna made an emotional appeal following attacks in Paris a month ago that killed 130, shouting "We will not bend down to fear!" during a concert in the French capital.
Harrison Ford returns 'home' in new 'Star Wars' film
He has starred as the US president, swashbuckling Indiana Jones and a heroic CIA analyst, but Harrison Ford says it was when stepped back on the new "Star Wars" set that he really felt at home.
Coldplay to stream album on Spotify after delay
British rockers Coldplay, one of a select number of acts that have shied away from Spotify, will put their latest album on the leading streaming site after a one-week delay.
Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland dead at 48
Scott Weiland, best known as the lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at the age of 48.
Celine Dion leads music world in mourning Paris
Celine Dion led the music industry in an emotional tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks, as the American Music Awards heard appeals for a peaceful world.
Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy win theatre awards
Acting stars Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy were awarded top prizes at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards on Sunday, which celebrated the best of London's theatre.
Cynthia Payne, brothel Madam, dies aged 82
Cynthia Payne, the brothel madam whose life was immortalised in film in the 1980s, has died at the age of 82, her family has said.
Justin Bieber, One Direction try to grow up on new albums
Once squeaky clean and baby-faced teen stars, Justin Bieber and One Direction have quickly discovered the harsh realities of living in the public eye.
Benedict Cumberbatch defends attack on politicians
Star actor Benedict Cumberbatch has defended a speech in which he attacked politicians for their response to the refugee crisis while performing on stage in London.