Melissa McCarthy immortalised with hand and footprint ceremony

Hollywood funnywoman Melissa McCarthy`s hands and footprints were immortalised at a ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

Twitter praise for Modi`s diplomatic initiative

There was praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s diplomatic initiative of inviting the South Asian neighbours, especially Pakistan, to his swearing-in ceremony.

Rajnikanth not to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony

Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who had been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi today, will not attend the function, sources close to the actor said.

Kanye West wants Mary J. Blige to perform at wedding

Kanye West apparently wants Mary J. Blige to perform her 1997 hit `Everything` at his wedding to Kim Kardashian.

John Travolta `beating` himself for error at Oscars

Actor John Travolta, who recently mispronounced actress-singer Idina Menzel`s name at the 86th Academy Awards held here recently, has apologised for the same.

43 million viewers tuned in for Oscar ceremony

The Oscar telecast on Sunday night pulled in a record viewership of 43 million which was up by 2.5 million from previous year.

Oscar 2014 preview: Five things to look out for

The Academy Awards 2014 is the biggest star studded event that the entire world looks forward to. As we gear up for the show that goes live in a few hours, here is preview of the 10 things one must watch out for during the show.

What can an Oscar change, wonders Hollywood hairstylist

Adruitha Lee, nominated in the make-up and hairstyling category of the 86th Academy Awards for `Dallas Buyers Club`, wonders what changes can an Oscar victory bring in one`s life.

Tony winner Idina Menzel to perform at the Oscars

Tony Award winning singer, songwriter and actress Idina Menzel will, for the first time, perform the Oscar nominated song `Let it Go` for a global television audience at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced.

U2 to perform `Ordinary Love` at the Oscars

World renowned rock band U2 will perform their Oscar-nominated song, `Ordinary Love` for a global audience at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. U2’s exclusive Oscar show performance will be the first time the band will perform the song live.

Karen O to perform `The Moon Song` at the Oscars

Singer-songwriter Karen O will, for the first time, perform the Oscar-nominated original song `The Moon Song` for a global television audience on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

Academy orchestrates Oscar concert celebrating nominated scores, songs

For the first time as part of its annual Oscar Week events, the Academy will present a live `Oscar Concert` celebrating this year`s nominated scores and songs on Thursday, February 27, at 8 p.m. at UCLA`s Royce Hall.

Robin Roberts, Lara Spencer, Jess Cagle and Tyson Beckford to host Oscars `Red Carpet Live` Show

`Good Morning America` anchors Robin Roberts and Lara Spencer, and Jess Cagle, editor of People and editorial director of Entertainment Weekly, return to host the Oscars `Red Carpet Live` show, along with actor, model and television host Tyson Beckford.

Bette Midler to perform on the Oscars

Two-time Oscar nominated actress and multiple Grammy Award winning singer Bette Midler will perform for the first time on the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Sunday, March 2, live.

Drake won`t perform at Grammy nomination ceremony

Rapper Drake will not perform at the Grammy nomination ceremony here Friday.

Keira Knightley ties the knot in simple ceremony

Keira Knightley today tied the knot with rocker James Righton in a simple ceremony in the south of France.

Leonardo DiCaprio walks Kate Winslet to the aisle in super-secret marriage ceremony

‘Titanic’ beauty Kate Winslet has tied the knot for the third time in a super-secret ceremony, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Vandemataram in fusion at `Beating the Retreat`

Rendition of `Vandemataram` in a
fusion of western and Indian classical music styles will be
the highlight of `Beating the Retreat` ceremony.

Traffic arrangements for Beating the Retreat

Elaborate security and traffic
arrangements have been made for the Beating the Retreat
ceremony marking the end of Republic Day
celebrations.

Spice Girls could play at London Olympics

Geri Halliwell is backing plans for the Spice Girls to reunite next year.