If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.
But the audience for Monday's ceremony (8 p.m. EDT, NBC) may suffer momentary confusion when, say, the Netflix women's prison saga "Orange Is the New Black" pops up as a nominee for best comedy series.Full Story
Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked.
The late singer's family says the statue will be unveiled in Camden Town on Sept. 14, her 31st birthday.Full Story
Colombian pop star Shakira's 2010 hit song "Loca" is an illegal copy of a tune written by a Dominican musician in 1998, a U.S. judge said Wednesday in a copyright trial.
In a 40-page ruling Judge Alvin Hellerstein said the song was a replication of one written by singer and composer Ramon Arias Vasquez, known as Arias.Full Story
A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach last year.
The lawsuit by paparazzo Aja Oxman states Bieber ordered his bodyguard to take a memory card after the photographer took photos of the pop singer leaping from a cliff into the ocean. Bodyguard Dwayne Patterson placed Oxman in a chokehold and seriously injured him and damaged his camera during the November incident, the lawsuit states.Full Story
Former president George W. Bush took the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig's disease research Wednesday, and challenged his Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton to do the same.
"To you all that challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water," Bush said while sitting on a sunny porch dressed in a t-shirt.Full Story
She's already a leading name in Indian fashion, with customers ranging from top Bollywood stars to teenage girls on pocket money.
Yet 25-year-old Masaba Gupta -- best-known for her quirky cow and camera prints that adorn saris, dresses and even smartphone covers -- puts much of her whirlwind success down to intuition.Full Story
Get ready to dance in Madonna's old clothes.
Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8.Full Story
A musical about Bob Marley that uses the Jamaican reggae icon's music is in the works for next year.
Center Stage in Baltimore said Tuesday it would present the world premiere of "Marley," written and directed by company artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah. It will run from May 6 to June 14.Full Story
The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.
A federal judge on Monday rejected the effort to obtain about $44 million from the estate of Texas billionaire J. Howard Marshall, whom Smith married in 1994 when he was 89 and she was 26. The oil tycoon died the next year. His will left his $1.6 billion estate to his son and nothing to Smith.Full Story
Licia Albanese, an Italian-American soprano who for more than a quarter century starred at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, has died at age 105, her family said Monday.
She passed away at her home in Manhattan Friday.Full Story