Whitney Houston's mother, former gospel singer Cissy Houston, is writing a book about her daughter's life, career and death, publisher HarperCollins said.
Veteran film director Woody Allen announced an all-star cast for his next yet-to-be-titled project, led by Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett, comedian Louis C.K. and actor Alec Baldwin.
Elvis Presley, the late king of rock'n'roll, is to be virtually resurrected, following in the footsteps of a hologram of late rapper Tupac Shakur, production company Digital Domain Media Group said.
John Mayer, in a week of slow sales, notched his second week at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart with his album "Born and Raised."
American actress and singer Miley Cyrus is engaged to Liam Hemsworth, the Australian actor and "The Hunger Games" co-star, People magazine reported on Wednesday.
Singer Estela Raval died at 77 after a long battle with cancer. She was one of the most well-known romantic singers in Latin America and became famous along with her band, Los Cinco Latinos, with which she toured until 2011.
American novelist Philip Roth, whose works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "American Pastoral", has been awarded Spain's important Prince of Asturias literature award, organisers announced today.
Bob Welch, a former guitar player and vocalist with rock band Fleetwood Mac, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest at home in Nashville, police said.
A wake was held for singer Estela Raval today at the City Legislature in Buenos Aires, where family members, friends and fans gathered to say goodbye to the star who died yesterday at the age of 77, after a long battle with cancer.