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Streaming activity helps keep Drake's 'Views' atop Billboard 200

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LOS ANGELES Strong streaming activity helped keep Canadian R&B artist Drake at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday for an 11th non-consecutive week. | Video

Administrator of Prince's estate dismisses more inheritance claims

The administrator of Prince's estate has further solidified the inheritance claims of the pop superstar's six surviving siblings by dismissing more than a dozen other claimants, according to court documents released on Friday.

People, Jul 22 2016

Pakistani singer Khan unites Bollywood and Qawwali in UK shows

Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, known for both Bollywood hits and Qawwali, Sufi devotional music that dates back more than 700 years, is taking the two genres to Britain in August for three concerts.

Jul 21 2016

Drake's 'Views' takes tenth week atop Billboard 200 chart

LOS ANGELES Canadian R&B singer Drake reclaimed the top spot on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart on Monday for a 10th week, joining a small group of artists to have achieved the same feat in recent years. | Video

Jul 19 2016

Singer Elton John gives boost to groups fighting AIDS

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Groups working to battle AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean are the first winners of grants established by singer Elton John to end discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, the singer said.

Health, Jul 21 2016

No shaking off Taylor Swift-Kanye West 'Famous' feud

(Editor's note: this story contains language in paragraph three that may offend some readers) | Video

People Jul 18 2016

Nice cancels jazz festival after Bastille Day killings

PARIS A five-day jazz festival in Nice has been canceled following the killing of at least 84 people in the city by a truck driver, organizers said.

Jul 16 2016

Rihanna cancels Nice concert after attack

LONDON Pop star Rihanna has canceled a concert scheduled for Friday in Nice after a gunman in a truck plowed into crowds marking Bastille Day in the southern coastal French city, killing at least 84 people. | Video

World, Jul 15 2016

David Bowie's private art collection to go on display and sale

LONDON David Bowie's private art collection, including works by Henry Moore and Damien Hirst, will go on display to the public for the first time before heading for auction later this year, Sotheby's said on Thursday. | Video

Jul 14 2016

Taylor Swift tops Forbes highest paid celebrity list

LONDON Singer Taylor Swift has topped this year's Forbes list of the world's 100 highest paid celebrities, earning $170 million mainly thanks to her hugely successful "1989" world tour. | Video

People Jul 12 2016
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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

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