A range of musicians from rockers Guns N' Roses to R&B legends Smokey Robinson and the Miracles where inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a night as notable for who was not there as who was.
British rockers Radiohead and folk band Bon Iver got thousands of fans dancing on day two of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and warm, blue skies chased away the cold and rain in time for Sunday's big closing act - Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.
Author J.K. Rowling is working on a Harry Potter encyclopedia, and will donate the royalties to charity, she has said on her website.
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off this week with a greater emphasis on independent foreign films in competition, stars such as Justin Bieber on red carpets and a broader overall program heading into its second decade.
The waiting might have been the hardest part, but rockers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have gotten back the missing guitars they were seeking and police said a security guard has been arrested on suspicion of stealing the instruments.
A pair of African American men expect to file a lawsuit against ABC television and the producer of reality dating shows "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" charging racial discrimination, attorneys said today.
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs topped a list of hip hop's wealthiest artists compiled by Forbes, beating out contemporaries Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Birdman and 50 Cent.
The mythic “beatle” Paul McCartney gave an “unforgettable” show at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asunción, Paraguay, where he even spoke phrases in Guaraní to seduce more than 30,000 fans.
"American Bandstand" host Dick Clark, whose long-running television dance show helped rock 'n' roll win acceptance in mainstream US, died at age 82, a spokesman said.
Levon Helm, the drummer for The Band whose twangy vocals brought a poignancy and earthiness to songs like "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Up on Cripple Creek," died at the age of 71 from cancer, his manager said.