Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are engaged to marry, a spokeswoman for Pitt said. Jolie was photographed at a Los Angeles museum this week wearing a large diamond ring on her engagement finger.
Rod Stewart, who gained rock 'n' roll fame with the band Faces before going on to solo superstardom, said he will miss his old group's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend as he battles the flu.
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has teamed with country sensation Taylor Swift on a new song for his upcoming third album, though details were scant as the "Boyfriend" singer keeps fans guessing.
Lady Gaga has stirred a debate over pop stars, diets and eating disorders with a tweet that some of her millions of fans have interpreted as insensitive.
Singer Robin Gibb, a founding member of the disco-era hit machine the Bee Gees, is in a coma surrounded by members of his family in a London hospital, British media reported on Saturday.
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.