Rap superstar Kanye West, who has drawn more attention recently for non-musical pursuits from fashion to the presidency, unexpectedly released two songs.
Weight Watchers shares more than doubled in value after US media star Oprah Winfrey said she will buy a 10 percent stake in the struggling company.
The hems of his jeans rolled, Rehmat Ali climbs barefoot up a tree to pick the grapes dangling from climbing vines, defying hostile religious injunctions against alcohol to celebrate a wine-making tradition.
Sao Paulo kicked off the 40th edition of its Fashion Week featuring the winter 2016 collection of Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch.
The 59th edition of the London Film Festival concluded with the European premiere of the Danny Boyle-directed biopic "Steve Jobs", starring Michael Fassbender as the iconic co-founder of Apple.
A public appeal by Celine Dion for new songs for her next album in French has been met with a flood of offered tunes.
French President Francois Hollande, on a visit to Iceland, said he was "very pessimistic" about the effects of climate change as negotiators prepare for preparatory talks in Bonn on a climate rescue pact.
Thirty-six years after her tour truck was stolen, rock legend Patti Smith was moved to tears as a fan returned a bandana from her late brother and other items thought to have been inside the stolen truck.
The true story of the unassuming Brooklyn insurance lawyer who secured the release of a captured American pilot from the Soviet Union marks Steven Spielberg's latest bid for Oscar glory.
Oscar-winning Hollywood star Meryl Streep will head the jury of next year's Berlin Film Festival.
One of Hollywood's top movie stars Jennifer Lawrence hit out against film industry sexism in a blunt essay for an online feminist newsletter.
Chanel's artistic director Karl Lagerfeld reckons founder Coco Chanel would have hated his work as an exhibition dedicated to the luxury fashion brand opened in London.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift led nominations for the American Music Awards, with Canadian singer The Weeknd the favorite among newcomers.
Playboy said it will stop publishing nude photos in its iconic magazine for men, throwing in the towel in the face of rampant online pornography.
Candles and languid electro-jazz set the scene for a romantic rendezvous at a north London bar, but the couple sitting face-to-face can use only their eyes to beguile.
"The Martian" was on a planet of its own atop the North American box office charts, taking in an estimated $37 million over the weekend.
Michelle Obama has revealed musical tastes that include Beyonce and past greats such as Billie Holiday as she released a first playlist on streaming service Spotify.
Two productions which paint vastly different portraits of modern existence have taken home the major award at Asia’s most prestigious film festival, with judges praising both for their ability to celebrate life.
British singer P. J. Harvey released her first book of poetry on her 46th birthday -- based on journeys to Afghanistan, Kosovo and the United States.
John Lennon fans marked what would have been the slain Beatle's 75th birthday with a sing-in of his greatest tunes in New York's Central Park.
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