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.
An online petition calling for Justin Bieber's deportation from the U.S. to his native Canada has been dismissed by White House officials. More than 273,000 people signed the document urging authorities to revoke the star's green card.
Pop star Nick Carter has taken a break from his honeymoon to slam 'N Sync star Joey Fatone after he claimed the Backstreet Boys are still together because they need the money.
Mad Men star Jon Hamm is still reeling from 2013 gossip about his mad manhood after he was photographed with what appeared to be an impressive bulge in his suit at a Hollywood party.
Actor Mickey Rooney has been laid to rest at a private funeral in California. Family and friends of the Breakfast at Tiffany's star bid farewell to the beloved actor at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Saturday, following a memorial service Friday.
Actress Kate Mara pulled a saucy prank on her House of Cards co-star Kevin Spacey by covering her nipples with stickers of his face during a sex scene.
The star thought nothing of her husband, writer/director Judd Apatow, as she prepared to lock lips with "the hot guy from Game of Thrones", but it wasn't quite the sexy encounter she had hoped it would be.
Chris Brown's assault trial has been delayed after a judge opted to spend the Easter weekend mulling a verdict for the R&B star's bodyguard, who is also facing jail time for allegedly beating up a man outside a hotel.
Pop star Miley Cyrus has axed the remainder of her U.S. tour, after she was hospitalized following an "extreme" reaction to antibiotics she was taking for a sinus infection -- and canceled several shows in the Midwest.
Singer Gewn Stefani is reportedly in talks to replace Christina Aguilera on the next season of NBC's The Voice. Bosses at the network want her to sit in Aguilera's spinning chair while she takes a break to focus on her pregnancy.
The band, which reunited in 2012 after more than 20 years, was one of the main draws on the Outdoor Stage at the California music event on Friday and the crowd went wild when they brought out Green Day frontman Armstrong.
The Canadian star released his new covers album A Letter Home, which features versions of songs by Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson and Gordon Lightfoot, on Friday.
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara will reunite Spielberg, who may also direct the film, with his Lincoln and Munich screenwriter Tony Kushner, who is penning the script based on David Kertzer's book of the same name.
Superstar Prince has re-signed with Warner Bros., the label he split from nearly 20 years ago, after calling himself a "slave" to record bosses. And he plans to re-release the Purple Rain soundtrack for the film's 30th anniversary this summer.
Debby Ryan's titular heroine will accept boyfriend Brooks' proposal in an episode that will air in the autumn and make Jessie the first Disney TV character to get engaged in front of cameras.
TV sports pundit Craig Sager is battling acute leukemia, according to his son. The 62-year-old veteran sportscaster, famous for his colorful blazers and ties, is a Turner Sports sideline regular for the biggest basketball games.
The actress was just 21 when she was cast as double agent Miranda Frost alongside Pierce Brosnan as 007 in the movie, and she was far from prepared as she tried out for Bond bosses.
The second weekend of this year's Coachella music festival in California has been marred by a death - a woman who attended last week's event in Indio has died from an apparent drug overdose.
Mariah Carey's rapper/actor husband Nick Cannon realized the importance of Easter at an early age when he got up onstage at church and attempted to perform a rendition of Michael Jackson's Thriller.
Sharon Stone stunned theatergoers in Los Angeles on Thursday night by taking to the stage at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Bing Theater as The Graduate's seductress Mrs. Robinson.
Paul McCartney's brother insists it was "lucky" that he missed out on a chance to join The Beatles, because he fears their sibling rivalry would have wrecked the band.