Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson crowned ‘top-earning dead celeb of 2016′ by Forbes

Michael Jackson has clinched the title of highest-earning dead celebrity of 2016, according to a new Forbes ranking — surpassing other late stars such as deceased golfer Arnold Palmer, “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz, and even Elvis Presley and Prince. Jackson, who passed away in June of 2009, left a significant fortune behind, but the additional sale in […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Asos presents Princess Diana homage

Online retailer Asos and Wah Nails founder Sharmadean Reid have collaborated to create a 20-piece collection in honor of Princess Diana Spencer’s style. Shirts, sweaters, dresses, shoes, and suits as well as jewelry are included in the Sharmadean Reid x Asos collection, which is to retail from between £8 GBP ($13 on the US site, €10 depending […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Online ·
Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a hiatus, will sing his “24K Magic” at the EMAs, which will be broadcast live on November 6 […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

‘Love And Vengeance’ toast of Busan Film Festival ceremony

Upcoming literary adaptation “Love And Vengeance” proves one to keep an eye on after the Indonesian project clinched the Busan Prize at the Asian Project Market. Indonesian director Edwin’s 2012 film “Postcards from the Zoo” had been nominated for awards at international film festivals in Berlin, Hong Kong and New York’s Tribeca, and he is […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

Here are the winners of the Latin American Music Awards

The trophies were handed out at the Latin American Music Awards Thursday night, crowing the best Latin American artists in the industry. In the second edition of the event, Enrique Iglesias emerged the big winner, taking home five awards including artist of the year and favorite male artist. His hit song “Duele el corazón” also […]

08.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

‘My body and mind cannot handle it anymore’: Chrissy Teigen goes private on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen has set her Twitter account to private. The model, cookbook author, TV host and wife of John Legend has switched her account settings to protect her tweets and block access to her 2.87 Twitter followers. Only those she approves can now see what she writes. Teigen is an active user of the micro-blogging […]

Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

The world’s oldest film festival winds up Saturday with a lavish ceremony to award the coveted Golden Lion as well as a host of other accolades. Here are short synopses of the works in competition at the 73rd edition of the Venice film festival: Ana Lily Amirpour (US), “Bad Batch”: In this cannibal love story […]

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Katy Perry to expand joint fashion venture with Global Brands Group

Pop princess Katy Perry has signed on to boost her partnership with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Limited into new territory, with the singer set to expand into a range of consumer product categories. Perry, who launched a shoe collection with Global Brands Group Limited just last month, said she is now set to “explore the […]

Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Pharrell Williams to launch specialty food line with Dean & Deluca

Hip hop mogul Pharrell Williams is teaming up with gourmet food purveyor Dean & Deluca to launch a new line of specialty foods inspired by his dad’s home cooking. Set to launch in  2017, The Williams Family Kitchen will feature foods from dad Pharoah Williams’ repertoire of recipes. The partnership was announced at the Dean […]

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande to perform at MTV awards

Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande will reunite to perform at the latest MTV Video Music Awards, the network announced Wednesday. Minaj, one of the most successful female rappers, will join Grande in the pop star’s single “Side to Side” at the gala Sunday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The pair, along with English […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

J.K. Rowling warns against the dangers of ‘voluntourism’

Author J.K. Rowling has taken to Twitter to speak out against “voluntourism” and the well-meaning, but misled, tourists who volunteer at orphanages abroad. In a series of long-running tweets posted on Sunday, August 21, Rowling wrote about the why the rise of voluntourism, particularly when it comes to working in orphanages in developing countries, does […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Online ·
Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Lady Gaga teams up with father on Italian cookbook

Pop star Lady Gaga has contributed to an Italian cookbook written by her father Joe Germanotta, which is due out later this year. The tome, inspired by Joanne Trattoria — the restaurant Germanotta and his wife Cynthia own on New York’s Upper West Side — is titled “Joanne Trattoria Cookbook: Classic Recipes And Scenes From An […]

Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

Katy Perry becomes the latest pop star to launch her own shoe collection

She has conquered the music industry, and now Katy Perry has her sights set firmly on the fashion world. The pop star is set to launch a new shoe collection in collaboration with Global Brands Group, WWD reports. Titled ‘Katy Perry Footwear’, the line will feature everything from sneakers to stilettoes, with sketches hinting at a collection […]

17.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars, Lifestyle, Music ·
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog to host joint dinner party series

Domestic goddess Martha Stewart has teamed up with rapper Snoop Dogg for a new unscripted cooking series, ordered by VH1. The show will see the unlikely duo join forces each week to host a dinner party with celebrity guests, in a bid to “exemplify America’s fascination with food, entertaining and celebrity,” according to Stewart (via Variety). […]

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

HBO announces ‘Game of Thrones’ live concert tours

Live Nation has partnered with HBO Global for a series of live “Game of Thrones” concerts in the US. The immersive “Game of Thrones” Live Concert Experience will feature live music and scenes from the Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-winning show, with the series’ composer Ramin Djawadi at the helm of a full orchestra, choir and […]

09.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music, Online ·
Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

Rooney’s Man Utd testimonial a Facebook first

The August 3 meeting between Manchester United and Everton, a testimonial for United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, will be broadcast live via Facebook. The occasion marks the first time that a match between two Premier League soccer teams has been livestreamed on the social media platform. Both facebook.com/manchesterunited andfacebook.com/waynerooney will carry the game, which kicks off at […]

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

A televised tribute to American singer Tony Bennett is set to take place on December 20. Celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on August 3, 2016, NBC’s TV broadcast tribute is to take place December 20. Among the stars booked to appear alongside the 19-time Grammy award winner himself are Stevie Wonder, Elton John, k.d. Lang, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley-helmed action thriller ‘Free Fire’ chosen to close the London Film Festival

Ben Wheatley’s period action thriller “Free Fire” has been selected as the closing night gala film for the 60th BFI London Film Festival, with the occasion also marking the movie’s European debut. Set in late 1970s Boston, the film boasts Martin Scorsese as its executive producer, with an all-star cast, including Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson, in addition […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

J.K. Rowling confirms end of Harry Potter’s story

Renowned author J.K. Rowling has confirmed Harry Potter’s story will not continue, with the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” marking the end of the road for the character. The play, which opened to rave reviews over the weekend, is set 19 years after the franchise’s final novel, ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

New Beatles documentary will feature 1965 Shea Stadium footage

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years” will feature a half hour of footage from the band’s memorable Shea Stadium concert from 1965, reports Variety. The Shea Stadium concert was one of the first times a rock concert took place in a stadium setting. More than 55,000 people attended the […]

28.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, International Stars, Music ·