The Purple Rain superstar was found unresponsive yesterday in the elevator of a US studio complex.
#OscarsSoWhite controversy casts shadow over awards show that saw Spotlight claim the most prestigious prize.
Heartbroken fans are wishing Jon Stewart a "jonvovage", but Donald Trump and the other U.S. presidential candidates may be breathing a sigh of relief.
Comic book superheroes of "The Avengers" have picked up three awards, including the top prize, movie of the year, at the MTV Movie Awards.
Roger Ebert, who was the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, has died in Chicago two days after he revealing his cancer had returned.
Actor Angelina Jolie has opened another girls school in Afghanistan and plans to fund more from the proceeds of a jewellery line.
The hostage drama 'Argo', directed by Ben Affleck, and musical 'Les Miserables' have been the big winners at this year's Golden Globe awards.
Award season has moved into high gear with the Oscar nominations, the Golden Globes ceremony and the People's Choice shows taking place this week.
Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles, has died at 92.
"Homeland" toppled "Mad Men" to win the top drama prize as the Emmy Awards favoured politics and 21st century tensions over shows set in bygone eras.