Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Katy Perry pulled in US$135 million in the past year to be the world's top-grossing musician, beating out Taylor Swift who has hinted at "bad blood" with the fellow pop singer.
Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California home, a family spokesman said.
Randy Jackson, former American Idol judge and the Grammy Award-winning producer, cerebrated his birthday at the Golden Melody Awards in Taipei recently.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Folk legend Joni Mitchell lost her ability to speak after suffering a brain aneurysm, fellow artist and former boyfriend David Crosby said.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Pop superstar Taylor Swift said Thursday she would stream her latest album only on Apple, capping an 180-degree about-turn after she threatened a boycott.
Monday, June 22, 2015
James Salter, who died Friday at 90, had a small but exquisite literary output, earning him distinction as a contemporary American master.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke Friday about being "back" as the Terminator in a new sequel to the sci-fi film series that made him famous -- and about how he's still an action star at age 67.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Turkey's former president and Prime Minister Suleyman Demirel, a giant figure in the country's politics for over half a century, died Wednesday, the state Anatolia news agency said. He was 90.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Blaze Starr, a burlesque icon and stripper who drew tourists to post-World War II Baltimore, lent glamour to New Orleans and became known far and wide for her affair with a colorful mid-century Louisiana governor, died Monday. She was 83.