Late singer/songwriter Hank Cochran -- who penned hits for artists like Patsy Cline, Ray Price and Eddy Arnold -- will be posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2014.
President Obama has paid a special tribute to club music icon Frankie Knuckles -- who was known as the Godfather of House -- by penning a letter to his grieving family and friends.
Justin Bieber's lawyers have asked a Florida judge to delay the pop star's upcoming DUI trial to give them more time to prepare their case. Bieber faces the charges after he was allegedly caught drag racing on the streets of Miami.
Actress Laura Prepon has dismissed reports she is dating Tom Cruise. Recent rumors suggested the That '70s Show star and Cruise had become more than friends after bonding over their shared devotion to the Scientology religion.
Actress Drew Barrymore has given birth to her second child. The Charlie's Angels star and her husband Will Kopelman welcomed a daughter, a sibling for 19-month-old Olive, on Tuesday.
Russell Crowe's biblical epic Noah scored a big Easter boost at the global box office, taking the film's sales past the $300 million mark worldwide -- already making it the fourth top-grossing film of the year.
Actress Teri Polo has, perhaps best known for her role in Meet the Parents, has filed for bankruptcy with debts of more than $800,000 -- claiming she owes $772,000 in back taxes and more than $36,000 in credit card debt.
Veteran funnyman Bill Cosby is set to receive the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the upcoming 2014 American Comedy Awards, for his outstanding work over the past 50 years.
Directors, actors and playwrights turned out to laud Meryl Streep as she was presented with a Monte Cristo Award in recognition of her outstanding career at a ceremony in New York City on Monday.
A representative for Lindsay Lohan has vehemently denied sensational allegations that the actress downed vodka during a recent interview with a style magazine.
Actress Alicia Silverstone has risked the wrath of parenting groups by sharing her controversial views on motherhood in a new book, in which she criticizes vaccination programs and claims women can boost fertility by ditching tampons and sugar.
Producers behind a documentary about tennis star siblings Venus and Serena Williams have resolved a dispute over the use of footage rights with the United States Tennis Association.
Hollywood hunk Josh Hartnett has warned up-and-coming actors against dating their co-stars, saying they can make a lot of enemies in the business that way.
Actor Nicolas Cage refuses to display acting trophies in his home as he is determined not to surround himself with reminders of his past glories. The Hollywood star has accumulated numerous awards over the years.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier has topped the North American box office for the third week in a row. The superhero film, starring Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson, took in $26.6 million over the Easter weekend.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has shared advice on dealing with emotional pain in her latest blog post following the breakdown of her marriage, saying that dealing with negative feelings can aid physical healing.
Miss America Nina Davuluri has urged education officials in Pennsylvania to reinstate a student who was suspended after asking the beauty queen to be his prom date during a visit to his school.
Veteran actress Julia Roberts is still struggling to come to terms with the sudden death of her half-sister, insisting the heartbreak she is suffering cannot be put into words.
In a short video message, recorded on the set of Avengers sequel Age of Ultron, filmmaker Joss Whedon announced that his film In Your Eyes would be available to rent via Vimeo.com immediately.
The retired soccer legend has teamed up with officials at the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to create a new organization to help boost the sport's profile among young people in the country.
America's First Lady Michelle Obama is fast becoming a full-time TV star -- she has landed cameo roles on hit U.S. shows Nashville and Jessie.
Retired NFL star and TV football commentator Keyshawn Johnson was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence on Monday morning, following an alleged bust-up with his ex-girlfriend at his Calabasas, California home.
Pop star Ariana Grande and comedian Jim Carrey spent Monday morning at the White House as they joined President Obama and First Lady Michelle for the annual Easter Egg Roll.
The highly-anticipated follow-up to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon -- the martial arts classic that became a worldwide sensation 14 years ago, grossing over $213 million at the box office -- is set to be a prequel.
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has been granted a special visa allowing her entry to New Zealand after she was banned from travelling to the U.S. following her cocaine confession in court.
The Beatles star was due to take to the stage in Santiago, Chile on Monday night, but the concert at the city's Movistar Arena was called off just hours before showtime, because the plane carrying his equipment failed to arrive in time.
Outspoken actress Rosie O'Donnell has defended remarks she made branding Lindsay Lohan's reality TV show a "tragedy", insisting she has nothing but "compassion" for the struggling star.
Chris Brown's bodyguard has been convicted of misdemeanor assault relating to a fight outside a Washington, D.C. hotel in October -- following the conclusion of a two-day trial, which ended on Friday.
Actress Uma Thurman has called off her engagement to multi-millionaire Arpad Busson according to a British report. The couple, who have a daughter together, became engaged for the second time in 2012.
Boxing icon Rubin Carter, who suffered from prostate cancer -- and was immortalized in song by Bob Dylan and portrayed onscreen by Denzel Washington, has died at the age of 76.
A Canadian tourist thought it would be a good idea to get a selfie near some rail tracks near the Inca trail in Peru. But that decision left him scratching his head after the train's conductor went by.
Pollutants in more than 16 percent of Chinese soil exceed national standards, an official report shows. For arable farmland, the percentage increases to almost 20 percent, which officials have called extremely worrying.
A stretch of highway in Holland 500 metres long has been enhanced with glow in the dark road markings. The paint used to mark the road uses a 'photo-luminising' powder that charges up in daylight and then gradually releases a green glow at night.
More and more drug users are turning to the internet to buy both legal highs and illicit substances like marijuana and amphetamines, a survey has found.
A Michigan man claims to have given U.S. authorities the location of Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2003, eight years before he was killed. He says he’s still trying to collect the $25 million reward.
Disneyland has Magic Mountain. Disney World has EPCOT Center. El Parque EcoAlberto has Night Walk -- a new attraction that pits park goers against phony border patrol agents and phony smugglers in a phony attempt to cross into the U.S. illegally.
Pope Francis' obsession with the devil has taken on remarkable new twists, with a well-known exorcist insisting Francis helped "liberate" a Mexican man from four different demons, despite the Vatican's denials that a papal exorcism took place.
A piece of moon rock destined for Cyprus that disappeared 40 years ago could finally be on its way to the Mediterranean island nation.
Friends and family members of a man who by all accounts had passed away were caught by surprise recently when he sprung to life and sat up in his coffin during the funeral, witnesses said.
The most popular baby names in the U.S. in 2012 were hardly a surprise. The most popular boy name has been at the top of the list for nearly 15 years, while the most common girl name is also a repeat champion.