Cutting edge: K-pop band praise plastic surgery in new song

Mar 17, 2017

Cutting edge: K-pop band praise plastic surgery in new song

Rounder eyes, narrower faces, bigger breasts: a South Korean girl band is celebrating the country's obsession with surgically enhanced beauty by going under the knife to praise the virtues of "Becoming Pretty." All four members of obscure K-pop outfit SixBomb went through extensive plastic surgery, ...

Mar 8, 2017

Singer George Michael died of natural causes: coroner

British pop icon George Michael who was found dead at his home on Christmas Day, died of natural causes, a coroner announced on Tuesday. The cause of death was dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver, according to Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, west ...

Why some artists no longer want to be famous

Jan 5, 2017

Why some artists no longer want to be famous

"I love being famous," the black U.S. comedian Chris Rock once quipped. "It's almost like being white." But a growing number of artists would rather have success without the encumbrance of fame. From the street artist Banksy to the Italian literary phenomenon Elena Ferrante, a new ...

First Beatles manager Allan Williams dies

Dec 31, 2016

First Beatles manager Allan Williams dies

Allan Williams, the first manager of The Beatles who drove the band on their formative trip to Hamburg in 1960, has died at the age of 86, his old club announced. The Jacaranda Club in Liverpool, northwest England, posted the news late Friday on its ...