NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits “Lean on Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died at age 81 from heart complications, Rolling Stone magazine reported on Friday, citing a statement from his family.
(Reuters) – Grammy-winning country singer Kenny Rogers died late on Friday night at the age of 81, his family said on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) – The global release of the new James Bond film “No Time to Die” has been postponed by seven months amid the coronavirus disruption that has closed movie theaters in China and caused widespread headaches for other Hollywood productions.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop superstar Taylor Swift topped the list of the world’s best-selling music artists in 2019, thanks to the success of her album “Lover,” beating popular acts including Korean pop sensation BTS, recording industry group IFPI said last Monday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Victorian Britain took Florence Nightingale into its heart as the “Lady with the Lamp” who tended wounded soldiers, but a new exhibition shows her as a tough pioneer whose principles on hygiene underpin nursing today as the world battles coronavirus.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – The black comedy “Parasite” is a tale of two South Korean families – the wealthy Parks and the poor Kims – mirroring the deepening inequality in Asia’s fourth-largest economy.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “Parasite,” a dark social satire from South Korea, won the Oscar for best picture yesterday, making history as the first film in a language other than English to claim the movie industry’s highest honour.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s New York rape trial is expected to continue today, following explosive testimony from two women who have accused him of sexual assault.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Teen sensation Billie Eilish swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday, winning all four top prizes – album, song, record of the year and best new artist – in a rare feat at the music industry’s highest honours.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Teen sensation Billie Eilish swept the Grammy Awards yesterday, winning all four top prizes – album, song, record of the year and best new artist – in a rare feat at the music industry’s highest honors.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – South Korean thriller “Parasite” was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards yesterday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.
(Reuters) – Dark comic-book story “Joker” led nominations yesterday for the Oscars in a best picture lineup dominated by stories by or about men and featuring only one actor of color despite efforts over the past few years to diversify the field.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company scored an Oscar nomination yesterday for “American Factory,” a documentary that chronicled what happened to workers when a Chinese billionaire purchased a manufacturing plant in the U.S.
(Reuters) – A Pennsylvania appeals court today dismissed Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his 2018 sex assault conviction, rejecting his lawyers’ argument that a judge deprived the comedian of a fair trial by allowing other accusers to testify.
(CNN) Miss South Africa rules all. Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe Sunday night after excelling through rounds of swimsuit and evening gown struts, questions on social issues and one final chance to explain why she was the right choice.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Actress Geena Davis urged Hollywood filmmakers to take new steps to address an ongoing gender imbalance in media as she accepted an honorary Oscar on Sunday for her work to promote more women on screen.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Diahann Carroll, a versatile singer and stage actress who quietly blazed a trail for black women on American television in the late 1960s by playing a widowed nurse and single mother in “Julia”, died on Friday at age 84, her manager said.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Tom Hanks, one of Hollywood’s most beloved actors, is to add another honour to his name with a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Golden Globe awards.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – In one of the most anticipated New York Fashion Week runway events this season, American designer Tommy Hilfiger unveiled his latest ready-to-wear looks on Sunday in a collaboration with actress Zendaya at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
VENICE, Italy, (Reuters) – Hundreds of demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival for several hours today, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city.