Six finalists of the Opera Ball Award has been named.
Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown led the nominations for the Black Entertainment Television awards, with each in the running in six categories
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo received a freedom of expression award at a gala US ceremony.
Writer Yuriy Serebryanskiy has become the winner of the Russian Award for the second time.
Gennady Golovkin has attended the Boxing Writers Association of America dinner in New York along with Terence Crawford, Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones J.
Kazakhstani Ilya Ilyin, recognized as the best weightlifter of 2014, will receive the Jeno Boskovic Trophy at the special ceremony in Astana
Air Astana has received a prestigious award of the airline industry.
The pearl-encrusted $150,000 dress worn by Kenyan star Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars last weekend was stolen from the actress's Los Angeles hotel room.
British singers Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith took two prizes each at a glittering Brit Awards marred by a mishap that saw Madonna dragged to the ground by her cape.
Patricia Arquette won the Oscar for best supporting actress-- and embraced the moment to make an impassioned plea for gender equality.
Poland's "Ida," about a young nun who discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation, won the best foreign language movie Oscar.
"Twilight" megastar Kristen Stewart won best supporting actress for her role in "Clouds of Sils Maria" at the Cesar awards .
Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of the Oscars, with dark comedy "Birdman" and coming-of-age drama "Boyhood" neck-and-neck in the awards season home stretch.
There may be no shortage of British talent in Hollywood, but all eyes are now on Eddie Redmayne, the newcomer who scooped a best actor BAFTA in London.
Sam Smith, the British soul singer whose ballad "Stay With Me" has propelled him to fame in a matter of months, picked up two Grammy Awards including Best New Artist.
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012.
Dark comedy "Birdman" boosted its Oscars hopes after landing the top prize at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee told the UN Security Council that peace worldwide was losing ground and fear is on the rise.
Coming of age film "Boyhood" scooped three prizes at the London Critics' Circle awards, nominated for six Academy Awards at next month's Oscars.
Singer-songwriter Sam Smith was nominated for a Brit award in five different categories, going up against artists such as Ed Sheeran and George Ezraю
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