LONDON (Reuters) - Peaches Geldof, second daughter of Band Aid founder and musician Bob Geldof and a media and fashion personality in her own right, has died at her home in Kent, southern England, aged 25, her family said on Monday .
(Reuters) - Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday of natural causes, Los Angeles authorities said .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Eight previously unreleased songs by the late Michael Jackson will be part of a new album, "Xscape," the singer's estate and Sony Music Entertainment's Epic Records said on Monday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - British singer Elton John will marry long-time partner David Furnish now that Britain's legalization of gay marriage has been put into effect, the singer said in an interview on Monday .
(Jamaica Observer) Salman Rushdie, author of the novel, The Satanic Verses, for which Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a death sentence or fatwa against him, is to visit Jamaica in May this year .
(BBC) Veteran Bollywood star Nanda has died of a heart attack aged 75 .
(Trinidad Express) Bollywood playback singer Vineet Singh was unstoppable as he performed for his local fans at “Everybody Loves Raymond–The Concert” on Saturday night .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Monday ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to remain in jail at least until a probation violation hearing next month after the judge expressed concern about his ability to stay out of trouble .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the girlfriend of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, was found dead in her New York apartment on Monday from an apparent suicide, according to a law enforcement official .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested today in Malibu, California, on a warrant issued for a probation violation related to his 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said .
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Popular Jamaican Dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel and three co-accused were found guilty of murder in the Home Circuit court today, Thursday, March 13 .
(Reuters) - Journalist Joe McGinniss, an author who got up close to his subjects for revealing books such as The Selling of the President and Fatal Vision, died on Monday at age 71, his friend and attorney said .
(Jamaica Observer) Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin delivered a scintillating, high-energy performance of Donna Summer's Last Dance at the White House last night, earning sustained applause from an audience headed by US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for best picture yesterday, making history as the first movie from a black director to win the film industry's highest honor in 86 years of the Oscars .
(Trinidad Express) Defending Power Soca Monarch king Machel Montano retained his title despite getting stiff challenges from Hollice "Mr Kill@" Mapp, Neil Iwer George and Destra Garcia at the 2014 International Soca Monarch competition at the National Stadium in Port of Spain yesterday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Rainy skies did not deter the fashionistas from gathering this week in Paris - with singer Rihanna this season's front-row "It" girl - as the Fall/Winter ready-to-wear collections promised cold weather looks to warm the iciest of hearts .
(Trinidad Guardian) - Soca star Machel Montano has partnered with New Era, a global lifestyle brand, to launch five exclusive caps that will be sold during 2014 Carnival .
ATLANTA, (Reuters) - A celebrity hair stylist has accused rapper and former "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj of stealing his designs for the colorful wigs that helped boost her career, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Friday seeking $30 million in compensation .
(Trinidad Express) Music icon David Rudder says contemporary calypsonians lack the creativity that made calypso a prominent and well-loved art form in earlier decades .
(Trinidad Express) Kris "KI" Persad created history as the youngest artiste to be crowned Chutney Soca Monarch in 2012 .
(Jamaica Observer) DANCEHALL deejay Tommy Lee Sparta was yesterday charged for breaches under the Anti-Lottery Act .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Comic showman Sid Caesar, a pioneer of American television sketch comedy as the star and creative force of "Your Show of Shows" during the 1950s, died today at age 91, according to his friend and former collaborator Carl Reiner .
(Reuters) Actress Suchitra Sen, known for several landmark roles in Bengali and Hindi cinema, died in Kolkata recently after prolonged illness .
(Trinidad Express) “CALYPSO King of the World” Slinger Francisco, better known as the “Mighty Sparrow”, yesterday said reigning Soca Monarch Machel Montano is mistaken, and in fact he (Sparrow) is the “happiest man alive”, referring to the title of Montano’s hit song .
CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - Shirley Temple Black, who lifted America's spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and later became a US diplomat, died late on Monday evening at the age of 85, her family said in a statement .
(Jamaica Observer) DANCEHALL entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta spent another night in lockup .
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(Jamaica Gleaner) Lead singer of the iconic reggae band, Third World, William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke is dead .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won an Academy Award for the film "Capote," was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday in what a police source described as an apparent drug overdose .
LONDON, (Reuters) - British actress Sienna Miller spoke on Friday of her anger that "titillating" information about her affair with James Bond actor Daniel Craig had been made public at the phone-hacking trial of a former Rupert Murdoch tabloid editor .
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two unconventional acts, French electronic music DJs Daft Punk and New Zealand teen Lorde, took home the top Grammy awards on Sunday in a night that rewarded robots and newcomers, and recognized marriage equality .
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Ziggy Marley won his second solo Best Reggae Album Grammy today for his live In Concert set .
(Trinidad Express) The Birdie is back!Make no mistake about it, Slinger Francisco, better known as The Mighty Sparrow, Calypso King of the World, has returned to the stage, if only for a few moments in Brooklyn, New York, USA,—and he is promising a return to Trinidad and Tobago for Carnival 2014, with plans to perform at Kaiso House and Mas Camp .
NEW YORK(Reuters) - The Grammy Award-winning husband and wife pop duo Captain & Tennille, whose biggest hit was 1975's "Love Will Keep Us Together," are divorcing after nearly 39 years of marriage, an Arizona court clerk confirmed on Wednesday .
(Trinidad Express) THE hosting of the 2014 Lotto Plus Chutney Soca Monarch competition is in jeopardy as Government has failed to deliver on its financial commitments .
(Reuters) - The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards, the Oscars of Bollywood's yearly $7 .