Actor Alan Thicke, dad on 'Growing Pains,' dead at 69

Dec 14, 2016

Actor Alan Thicke, dad on 'Growing Pains,' dead at 69

Canadian actor Alan Thicke, best known for his leading role in the 1980s sitcom “Growing Pains” and the father of singer Robin Thicke, died on Tuesday. He was 69. “Alan’s sudden passing has been confirmed. At present, we have no further details,” his spokeswoman, ...

It's a boy: Great-grandfather Mick Jagger dad again at 73

Dec 9, 2016

It's a boy: Great-grandfather Mick Jagger dad again at 73

Veteran British rocker Mick Jagger celebrated becoming a father again Thursday aged 73, his publicist said, as his Rolling Stones band look set to top the album charts for the first time in two decades. The singer’s 29-year-old ballerina partner, Melanie Hamrick, gave birth ...

Dec 7, 2016

Ryuichi Sakamoto's 'Revenant' soundtrack nominated for Grammy

Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto’s soundtrack for the movie “The Revenant” is among the works nominated for the 59th Grammy Awards, according to a list released Tuesday. The awards given out by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences are considered the top honors ...

SMAP set to skip year-end 'Kohaku'

Nov 24, 2016

SMAP set to skip year-end 'Kohaku'

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NHK announced the lineup Thursday for the 67th edition of its annual “Kohaku” year-end music contest, but the country’s top boy band SMAP was not on the list. The five-member group, comprised Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Goro Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and Shingo Katori, announced ...