Entertainment News

Topics also related to Top News:


Singer Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

NEW YORK - Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on Tuesday.

More Reuters Entertainment News

Sam Smith says chart-topping debut inspired by unrequited love

LONDON - British singer Sam Smith, who is riding a tidal wave of chart success on both sides of the Atlantic with his debut album "In the Lonely Hour", said it was all inspired by his unrequited love for a man.

Music, 8:59am EDT

Play it again: 'Casablanca' piano to be sold at auction

NEW YORK - An iconic piano featured in Rick's Cafe Americain in the 1942 Hollywood classic "Casablanca" is expected to be the highlight of a sale of film memorabilia in New York in November, Bonhams auction house said on Monday.

Arts 21 Jul 2014

U.S. rapper Nas has London crowd spellbound with 'Illmatic'

LONDON - Many in the crowd at the Lovebox Festival in London this weekend were not yet born when U.S. rapper Nas released his groundbreaking “Illmatic” two decades ago, but they seemed to know all the lines anyway.

Music, People 21 Jul 2014

'Apes' rules North American box office for second straight weekend

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" beat a new horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

Film 20 Jul 2014

Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86

LOS ANGELES - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early on Sunday. | Video

Television, Media, People 9:53am EDT

In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman

- Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday. | Video

Topics also related to Top News: