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‘Phantom’ sequel’s B’way debut delayed

Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to the hit musical "Phantom of the Opera" will reach Broadway later than planned due to ongoing problems following his surgery for prostate cancer, the British composer…

Actor-activist Corin Redgrave dies at 70

British actor and political activist Corin Redgrave, brother of actress Vanessa and a member of the famous acting dynasty, died on Tuesday, his widow Kika Markham and family said in a brief…

Pink Floyd wins court battle with EMI label

Rock band Pink Floyd won its court battle with EMI on Thursday with a ruling that prevents the record company from selling single downloads on the Internet from the group's concept albums.

Bowie, Ronson slam BBC plans to axe 6 Music

Music stars David Bowie and Mark Ronson have reacted angrily to the BBC's decision to close its 6 Music station, seen as a key platform for alternative and lesser-known rock and pop acts.

Muse, Kasabian top NME awards

Muse and Kasabian tied for top spot at the NME music awards with two prizes apiece.

Winterbottom defends ‘Killer’ violence

British director Michael Winterbottom has defended graphic scenes of violence in his latest movie "The Killer Inside Me" which prompted dozens of people to walk out of a press screening in disgust.

Hollywood names up for Olivier awards

Hollywood stars Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Keira Knightley and Gillian Anderson were nominated on Monday for Laurence Olivier Awards, British theatre's top accolades.

Simon Cowell’s Haiti benefit single released

A new charity single for Haiti featuring Mariah Carey, Jon Bon Jovi, Susan Boyle and Robbie Williams hit the Internet and airwaves Tuesday.

U.K. musicians net $80,000 for Haiti

An online auction of pop memorabilia from some of Britain's biggest acts has raised around £50,000 ($80,000) so far for survivors of the Haiti earthquake, organizers Oxfam said on Monday.

Simon Cowell to release Haiti charity record

Music mogul Simon Cowell will release a charity single to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake, he said on Thursday.

Amy Winehouse pleads guilty to assault

British singer Amy Winehouse on Wednesday admitted attacking a theater manager at a Christmas pantomime.

Guy Ritchie signs pub band to new label

Film director Guy Ritchie has launched a record label named after his London pub The Punchbowl.