Security has been stepped up at Disney theme parks following reports that the gunman behind the massacre in Orlando may have scouted Disney World in Florida as a possible target.
"Unfortunately, we've all been living in a world of uncertainty, and during this time we have increased our security measures across our properties, adding such visible safeguards as magnetometers, additional canine units and law enforcement officers on site, as well as less visible systems that employ state-of-the-art security technologies," Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said in a statement.Full Story
Three Japanese talent agents who allegedly forced a woman to appear in more than 100 pornographic videos have been arrested, a police spokesman and local media said Monday.
The suspects, including a 49-year-old executive at Tokyo-based agency Marks Japan, were arrested on suspicion of violating the country's worker dispatch law, said a spokesman with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.Full Story
Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will appear in court on Tuesday to defend "Stairway to Heaven," one of the most recognizable songs in rock history, from accusations of plagiarism.
Spirit, a psychedelic band from Los Angeles that enjoyed a niche following but never the superstardom of Zeppelin, claim the iconic melancholic guitar that opens the song was lifted from its instrumental track "Taurus."Full Story
Police in the U.S. state of Florida identified the suspected killer of "The Voice" star Christina Grimmie on Saturday as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl.
The Orlando Police Department said Loibl was from St. Petersburg, Florida, but did not disclose other details. It also released a head shot.Full Story
Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC's "The Voice", died Friday after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unidentified gunman, who then fatally shot himself, police said.Full Story
Lionel Richie, Tom Petty and other top-selling musicians have a message for songwriters who are just starting out -- follow your creative instincts.
The artists were honored Thursday night by the Songwriters Hall of Fame at a New York dinner that was full of star performers but, in keeping with the behind-the-scenes role of composers, was lower profile than many other music awards galas with no live television coverage.Full Story
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.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, in a proclamation making June 7 this year Prince Day, hailed the chart-topping singer for his "revolutionary music and iconic identity."Full Story
What was supposed to be a surprise Kanye West show in New York City quickly turned to chaos as thousands of fans descended on the venue.
More than 4,000 people swarmed Webster Hall, which only holds 1,500, early Monday morning for the pop-up show. They climbed on top of cars, dumpsters and scaffolding and hung out of windows hoping to get a better view.Full Story
Harry Potter makes his stage debut on Tuesday in a new London play that imagines the fictional boy wizard as a father of three, in the latest offshoot of the globally successful franchise.Full Story
When Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber took the Miss USA crown Sunday, the US army reserve officer said she hoped that she was "breaking the mold."
Serving in the military "has taught me that being confidently beautiful is about being able to earn respect from people regardless of what you look like," said the 26 year-old Barber.Full Story