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Katy Perry joins Sheeran, Radiohead for Glastonbury festival

LONDON American pop singer Katy Perry will join the likes of Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and the Foo Fighters to perform at this year's Glastonbury festival, a huge green-field music event held in the countryside in southwest England. | Video

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Oscar accountants get reprieve after best picture blunder

LOS ANGELES The accountancy firm behind the biggest blunder in Oscar history is staying in the picture. | Video

Film, Television 4:57pm EDT

At last: Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan will receive his Nobel Literature Prize diploma and medal in the next few days in Stockholm, where is he due to perform this weekend, the secretary of the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.

Music, People Mar 29 2017

NBCUniversal slightly ahead of Sochi for 2018 Winter Olympics ad sales

Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal is pacing ahead in the amount of advertising inventory it has sold for next February’s Winter Olympics compared with the same time four years ago, NBC Sports executives said on Wednesday.

Sports, Television, Mar 29 2017

Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London

LONDON Best-selling British superstar singer George Michael was buried in London on Wednesday in a private funeral some three months after his death on Christmas Day, his publicist said. | Video

Music, People, 10:08am EDT

Lawsuit claiming 'Big Bang Theory' stole 'Soft Kitty' is dismissed

NEW YORK A U.S. judge dismissed a lawsuit claiming that the hit CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" borrowed lyrics without permission for "Soft Kitty," a song used on several episodes of the show.

Television, Music Mar 29 2017

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video