Mar 16, 2013 19:00 EDT
The 27th edition of South by Southwest (SXSW) inched closer to its finale Saturday with a flock of big-name pop stars descending on the Texas state capital's pulsating beer-and-barbecue fest.
Mar 14, 2013 01:54 EDT
Yasmine wants a future free of violence and fear, but like many young Iraqis, 10 years of bloodshed have made her doubt she can find such a future in her home country and she now wants to leave.
Oct 31, 2012 18:53 EDT
Trainer Aidan O'Brien believes St Nicholas Abbey will find the sun-baked turf track at Santa Anita to his liking Saturday when he defends his Breeders' Cup Turf title.
Feb 24, 2012 15:41 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, dressed as "The Dictator," voiced his "outrage" at Oscars organizers on Friday for banning his character from the award show's red carpet, although the actor is not barred and will be part of the show.
Feb 24, 2012 15:41 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Forget the Oscar nominees. The real winner of Sunday's Academy Awards may well end up being comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen and his next film, "The Dictator."
Feb 23, 2012 16:40 EST
Oscars organizers have warned flamboyant British actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen not to try to pull a stunt at this weekend's Academy Awards show, but said he is not banned from attending.
Jan 26, 2012 18:23 EST
PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Two documentaries that cast eyes back to South African apartheid and speak to music's healing power have shared the spotlight at the Sundance Film Festival this week among a wide selection of movies about songs, singers and musicians.
Dec 22, 2011 15:44 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rihanna's single "We Found Love" on Thursday held the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the eighth straight week, making it the singer's longest-running No. 1 single of her career.
Dec 01, 2011 07:46 EST
US rapper Kanye West has won the most nominations for next year's Grammys, followed closely by British singer Adele, continuing her awards success despite recent health woes.
Nov 11, 2011 08:01 EST
Michael Jackson's legacy cemented by children
Nov 08, 2011 14:45 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nominations for the annual People's Choice Awards were announced on Tuesday, with popular films like the final "Harry Potter" and the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" and their actors among nominees.
Nov 07, 2011 04:33 EST
Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber put rumours about his personal life to one side when he picked up two gongs at the 2011 MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast.
Nov 06, 2011 18:13 EST
BELFAST (Reuters) - Lady Gaga stole the show at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast Sunday, scooping four prizes and going one better than 2010 when she also led the field with three.
Aug 28, 2011 20:00 EDT
Lady Gaga's gay anthem 'Born This Way' on Sunday won best video with a message during MTV's Video Music Awards. ?Lady Gaga's gay anthem Born This Way on Sunday won best video with a message during MTV's Video Music Awards. Born This Way won the category's first-ever Moonman statue during a pre-show event. The new category is devoted to videos with a social conscience. Before the winner was announced, Lady Gaga told MTV News that it was an ?absolute honor? to be nominated. ?During the past year, we've seen a remarkable number of artists use their music to explore deeply personal experiences and issues they were passionate about to create powerful videos that resonate with and inspire millions of their fans,? MTV President Stephen Friedman said in a statement about the new category. Also nominated were Rise Against's Make It Stop (September's Children), Taylor Swift's Mean, Eminem's Love The Way You Lie, Katy Perry's Firework, and Pink's Fuckin' Perfect. Make It Stop (September's Childre
Aug 22, 2011 06:28 EDT
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The deathtoll at a Belgian pop festival struck by a fierce storm that knocked down screens and tents has been cut to four from five, officials said on Monday.
Aug 19, 2011 05:55 EDT
A violent storm that lashed an outdoor rock music festival in northern Belgium killed five people, Hasselt mayor Hilde Claes said Friday.
Aug 19, 2011 02:10 EDT
HASSELT, Belgium (Reuters) - The death toll has risen to five at a Belgian pop festival struck by a fierce storm that knocked down screens and collapsed tents, officials said on Friday.
Aug 11, 2011 04:47 EDT
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC said Thursday it plans to pay about $309 million for a 51 percent stake in a firm run by US star producer Dr Dre that produces high-end headphones.
Aug 10, 2011 10:05 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A global social media campaign featuring a Bob Marley song was launched by some of the music industry's top stars on Tuesday to help stem the hunger crisis that is increasing in the Horn of Africa.
Aug 08, 2011 00:19 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Mouse ears in the mud. It seemed a fitting end to the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza, the three-day music festival that started under warm, sunny skies but ended on Sunday night in a rainy dance party.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Eminem performing live at the "DJ Hero" Party in Los Angeles
|Birth name||Marshall Bruce Mathers III|
|Also known as||Slim Shady|
|Born||October 17, 1972 |
Saint Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupations||Rapper, record producer, actor, songwriter|
Mashin' Duck Records
|Associated acts||D12, Bad Meets Evil, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Obie Trice|