Malaysian rapper remanded for ‘insulting Islam’

A Malaysian court yesterday remanded a rap artist in custody for a music video entitled "Oh my God" which allegedly insults Islam because it...

Grammys set with Lamar, Swift in front

The music industry was set Monday to recognize its top artists at the Grammys, with socially conscious rapper Kendrick Lamar and pop superstar Taylor...

Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest Golden Bear

Hungary's "On Body and Soul", a tender love story set in a slaughterhouse, won the Golden Bear top prize Saturday at the Berlin film...

Indian composer: Music for Prophet film done in good faith

Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman has said that he did not intend to offend anyone when he composed the music for an Iranian film on...

Calls for boycott of Oscars grow over diversity of nominees

Amid calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards over its all-white acting nominees and Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith both announcing they...

Kidman, Huppert to grace 70th Cannes filmfest

Nicole Kidman and Isabelle Huppert will top the bill at the Cannes Film Festival next month as the world's flagship movie showcase celebrates its...

Phil Collins announces European comeback tour

Veteran British singer Phil Collins announced yesterday he is coming out of retirement with a comeback tour next summer, despite battling with injury and...

New York Fashion Week: Earthy elegance at Kors, West returns

Earthy elegance at Michael Kors Elegance, the Michael Kors way for spring, doesn't mean kid gloves, boning and tight dresses. The designer had a more...

Depp, Heard ascend to Westwood’s heaven at Art of Elysium Gala

Vivienne Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler showed their version of heaven Saturday at The Art of Elysium's ninth annual Heaven Gala. The longtime couple and...

Lebanon reverses ban on Spielberg film

Lebanon's interior ministry will allow the release of Steven Spielberg's latest film, "The Post", overturning a ban by the General Security authority, a senior...

Led Zeppelin loses fight for legal fees in ‘Stairway’ case

Led Zeppelin may have won the copyright war over its creation of “Stairway to Heaven,” but it lost its battle Monday to recoup nearly...

NY Fashion Week kicks off with questions about future

New York Fashion Week opened yesterday with its usual frenzy of models, catwalks and bloggers. But above the din looms one all-encompassing, soul-searching question:...

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