TV talent show winner Ben Haenow lands Britain's Christmas No.1
LONDON (Reuters) - The winner of Britain's "X-factor" TV talent show, 29-year-old Ben Haenow, claimed the coveted Christmas number one spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said.
Final 'Hobbit' film draws holiday season crowds at box office
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to the top of U.S. and Canadian weekend box office charts, selling an estimated $56.2 million worth of tickets and boosting the holiday movie season that is crucial to Hollywood.
Gay British musician Elton John marries partner under new law
LONDON (Reuters) - British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Larry Henley, the songwriter best-known for "Wind Beneath My Wings," has died at the age of 77 at a hospice in Nashville, Tennessee, after a prolonged illness, colleagues and friends said on Friday.
George Clooney criticizes Hollywood in Sony cyber attack
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar winner George Clooney slammed Hollywood power players for not supporting Sony Pictures following the cyber attack on the company over the satirical comedy "The Interview" about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.