Janet Jackson receives Ultimate Icon Award
Janet Jackson receives Ultimate Icon Award

 Janet Jackson received the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at the 2015 BET Awards.

Michael Douglas receives Jewish Honour
Michael Douglas receives Jewish Honour

Veteran actor Michael Douglas has received the Genesis Prize, which is dubbed as the 'Jewish Nobel Prize', for his work promoting a more welcoming and inclusive Judaism.

BAFTA announces special award to 'Downton Abbey'
BAFTA announces special award to 'Downton Abbey'

 The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will present British actor Julian Fellowes and the cast of British TV series "Downton Abbey" with a special Award on August 11.

Saudi blogger lawyer wins human rights prize

Saudi lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair, who is defending a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes in the Middle East country was on Friday awarded the prestigious Ludovic Trarieux Prize for his work defending human rights, organisers said.

BAFTA to honour 'Downtown Abbey' with special award in August
BAFTA to honour 'Downtown Abbey' with special award in August

'Downtown Abbey' to be honoured by BAFTA with a special award at a tribute night attended by its cast and crew on August 11 for becoming a global phenomenon.

Benedict Cumberbatch to receive CBE at Queen's birthday honours
Benedict Cumberbatch to receive CBE at Queen's birthday honours

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch will reportedly receive 'Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire' (CBE) honour during the Queen's birthday honours.

'Furious 7' dominates movie nominations at Teen Choice Awards
'Furious 7' dominates movie nominations at Teen Choice Awards

The latest "Fast and Furious" movie- "Furious 7" has received five nods in the movie category of 2015 Teen Choice Awards.

Patricia Arquette to be honoured at Monte Carlo TV Festival
Patricia Arquette to be honoured at Monte Carlo TV Festival

Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette will be honored with a Lifetime achievement awards at the Monte Carlo Televison Festival.

Bappi Lahiri to get Lifetime Achievement Award
Bappi Lahiri to get Lifetime Achievement Award

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Francisco Global Movie Fest. He says this "adulation" keeps veterans like him "alive and going".

Helen Mirren a 'Grammy' away from 'EGOT' status
Helen Mirren a 'Grammy' away from 'EGOT' status

Helen Mirren, who recently received Tony award, plans to soon get a Grammy award so that she can attain her EGOT(Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony) status.

Miss Piggy honoured with feminist award by Gloria Steinem

 Miss Piggy has been honoured with an feminist award by feminist icon and author Gloria Steinem and Elizabeth Sackler, an activist and author.

Alexander Payne to be honoured at Munich Film Festival
Alexander Payne to be honoured at Munich Film Festival

The Munich Film Festival is all set to pay tribute to filmmaker Alexander Payne with a complete retrospective of his movies.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui feels honoured to win at NYIFF
Nawazuddin Siddiqui feels honoured to win at NYIFF

Bollywood's unconventional actor became a household name post his brilliant performance in `Kahaani` and `Gangs of Wasseypur`.

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Shashi Kapoor for Dada Saheb Phalke award
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Shashi Kapoor for Dada Saheb Phalke award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated veteran actor Shashi Kapoor for being conferred with prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award.

One Direction to make first award show appearance as four-piece
One Direction to make first award show appearance as four-piece

 British boyband One Direction will make their first awards show appearance as a four-piece band at 2015 Billboard Music Awards (BMA).

Charlie Hebdo says prize protest a `misunderstanding`

Two of the surviving journalists from French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo brushed off controversy over a literary award Friday.

Audrey Hepburn is most stylish Brit of all time
Audrey Hepburn is most stylish Brit of all time

 Audrey Hepburn beat Princess Diana, David Beckham and Kate Middleton to claim themost stylish Brit of all time title.

Primal Scream to be named 'musical icon' at Silver Clef award

 Primal Scream will be honored with the title of musical icons at the Silver Clef award ceremony to be held in July.

Amitabh Bachchan to be part of Shashi Kapoor's Phalke documentary
Amitabh Bachchan to be part of Shashi Kapoor's Phalke documentary

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to share his experience of working with Shashi Kapoor in a documentary which will be shown when the "Satyam Shivam Sundaram" actor receives the Dada Saheb Phalke honour.

NASA seeks ideas to protect humans on Mars journey
NASA seeks ideas to protect humans on Mars journey

NASA is offering an award of up to $30,000 for innovative design ideas to protect a spacecraft's crew on the journey to Mars.