A Singaporean quiz participant has prevailed in a battle with a radio station that denied him a cash prize over his pronunciation of Spandau Ballet singer Tony Hadley’s name, after
Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandalLori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal
“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband on Friday pleaded guilty to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme to secure spots for their daughters at the
African music legend Mory Kante dies aged 70 in GuineaAfrican music legend Mory Kante dies aged 70 in Guinea
Musician Mory Kante, who helped win African music a global following, has died in the capital of his homeland Guinea at the age of 70, his agent said on Friday.
Sydney fans enjoy live concert at COVID-safe drive-inSydney fans enjoy live concert at COVID-safe drive-in
Singer-songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months. But
Actress Lori Loughlin, husband to plead guilty to U.S. college admissions scamActress Lori Loughlin, husband to plead guilty to U.S. college admissions scam
“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband have agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges they conspired to fraudulently secure their daughters admission to the University of Southern California,
Drive-in cinemas, raves and dining behind plastic: the new going outDrive-in cinemas, raves and dining behind plastic: the new going out
With lockdown measures more relaxed, social lives are slowly becoming possible. Restaurants, bars, gigs and museums beckon. But as we take our first cautious steps back into the wider world,
Rock ‘n’ roll never dies: One British band jams away in isolationRock ‘n’ roll never dies: One British band jams away in isolation
When the world was told to stay at home to escape the novel coronavirus, one British band had a choice: abandon live music or come together to jam. They chose
Esports:’Despacito’ singer Fonsi joins F1 fast stream in virtual Monaco GPEsports:’Despacito’ singer Fonsi joins F1 fast stream in virtual Monaco GP
Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi, who broke all-time streaming records with his 2017 hit ‘Despacito’ (slowly), is joining the Formula One fast stream for a virtual Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.
Popcorn, palm trees and face masks: Cannes rolls out drive-in cinemaPopcorn, palm trees and face masks: Cannes rolls out drive-in cinema
The Riviera resort of Cannes should have been playing host to the world’s biggest names in film. Instead, with its annual film festival postponed and the red carpet rolled up,
Dining dummies help cafe-goers keep a fashionable distance in VilniusDining dummies help cafe-goers keep a fashionable distance in Vilnius
Mannequins dressed in clown hats and couture frocks have taken up seats in restaurants in Lithuania’s capital, to coax real customers back after the coronavirus lockdown and help them out
California to give guidelines for restarting TV and movie productionCalifornia to give guidelines for restarting TV and movie production
California on Monday will roll out guidelines for the resumption of production of Hollywood movies and TV shows, but Governor Gavin Newsom warned that Los Angeles County would likely be
Julia Roberts, other stars hand over social-media spotlight to health expertsJulia Roberts, other stars hand over social-media spotlight to health experts
Actors Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman and Millie Bobby Brown are among the celebrities who will turn over their social media accounts to health experts to share facts and promote a
HBO Max grants fans’ wishes to see unreleased cut of ‘Justice League’HBO Max grants fans’ wishes to see unreleased cut of ‘Justice League’
A previously unreleased version of 2017 superhero movie “Justice League” by director Zack Snyder will debut on the HBO Max streaming service in 2021, executives said on Wednesday, in response
Spotify new home for Joe Rogan’s podcast, shares jumpSpotify new home for Joe Rogan’s podcast, shares jump
Spotify Technology SA said on Tuesday comedian Joe Rogan’s podcast will be available on the music streaming platform starting Sept. 1 and will become an exclusive later this year.
Roll up, roll up: Hungarian circus beats virus by becoming safari parkRoll up, roll up: Hungarian circus beats virus by becoming safari park
Like many business owners, Jozsef Richter has had to shut his circus during Hungary’s lockdown to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, but he has found another way of
Film star and Trump accuser Stormy Daniels returns as comic book heroFilm star and Trump accuser Stormy Daniels returns as comic book hero
Adult film star Stormy Daniels, whose allegations of a onetime sexual liaison with U.S. President Donald Trump triggered a legal battle, is returning as a superhero in a series of
Italian woman wins Picasso painting in French charity raffleItalian woman wins Picasso painting in French charity raffle
An Italian woman on Wednesday won a Pablo Picasso painting worth 1 million euros ($1.1 million) in a French charity raffle that raised money for African water projects.
U.S. guitar maker PRS resumes hand-building instruments – at a safe distanceU.S. guitar maker PRS resumes hand-building instruments – at a safe distance
Maryland’s decision to reopen non-essential businesses came just in time for high-end guitar maker PRS Guitars, which kept 374 workers on its payroll during an eight-week shutdown that has gouged
Mariachis delight quarantined Colombians with jolts of street musicMariachis delight quarantined Colombians with jolts of street music
The boisterous music – usually heard at family celebrations and raucous birthdays – bursts through the eerily quiet streets of Colombia’s capital, Bogota. The mariachis have arrived.
Police warn writer Gaiman over lockdown trip from New Zealand to ScotlandPolice warn writer Gaiman over lockdown trip from New Zealand to Scotland
British writer Neil Gaiman has apologised for travelling from New Zealand to his home on the Scottish island of Skye in breach of coronavirus lockdown measures, saying “I did something
South Korea’s BTS boyband management apologises over bar visitSouth Korea’s BTS boyband management apologises over bar visit
The manager of South Korea’s popular boyband BTS has apologised on behalf of one of its members who went to a bar in April, contrary to government advice, just as
At the movies: ‘Ben Hur’ and ‘Wizard of Oz’ as Japan reopensAt the movies: ‘Ben Hur’ and ‘Wizard of Oz’ as Japan reopens
The chariots of 1959 epic “Ben Hur” and the yellow brick road of 1939 fantasy “The Wizard of Oz” are back on the big screen in Japan as cinemas begin
Masked Ukrainian orchestra makes concert recording as lockdown easesMasked Ukrainian orchestra makes concert recording as lockdown eases
The symphony orchestra of Ukrainian radio held its first concert recording for TV, radio and online platforms since coronavirus lockdown measures were partially eased in early May.
Lockdown story time: Roald Dahl with Streep, Cumberbatch and moreLockdown story time: Roald Dahl with Streep, Cumberbatch and more
Stuck at home with the kids? Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cate Blanchett may be able to help.
Live music lifts spirits in Burkina Faso’s coronavirus curfewLive music lifts spirits in Burkina Faso’s coronavirus curfew
On stage in an empty auditorium, backed by starry lights, Patrick Kabre plucks his electric guitar and sings through a microphone to an audience many miles away.
Warsaw’s open-air Chopin concerts move online due to coronavirusWarsaw’s open-air Chopin concerts move online due to coronavirus
Lovers of Frederic Chopin’s music who usually flock to a central Warsaw park on Sundays for open-air concerts will have to go online this season to hear the weekly performances
Colombian director films quarantine ‘Bathroom’ comedy with mobile phonesColombian director films quarantine ‘Bathroom’ comedy with mobile phones
This time there are no lights, cameras, dressing rooms or the hundreds of people who usually crowd a film shoot. There is just a mobile phone, a tripod, a bathroom
‘We Are The World’ to get an ‘American Idol’ alumni encore‘We Are The World’ to get an ‘American Idol’ alumni encore
“We Are The World,” the celebrity-packed 1985 charity single, is getting an encore this weekend, courtesy of the stars of “American Idol.”
Eurovision organisers plan alternative show to replace cancelled contestEurovision organisers plan alternative show to replace cancelled contest
Diehard Eurovision fans will not go entirely without this year. The 2020 song contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its organisers are set to host an alternative
Keith Urban test drives live concert at drive-in movie theaterKeith Urban test drives live concert at drive-in movie theater
Country music star Keith Urban performed a surprise live show at a drive-in movie theater in Nashville in a test drive for how concerts might look in the era of