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Music executive reports 'death threats' amid feud with pop singer Taylor Swift

Music industry mogul Scooter Braun said Friday his dispute with megastar Taylor Swift over her music catalogue has left his family receiving "death threats."
Source: AFP | 2019/11/24 17:38:39

'Leaving Neverland' rebuttal documentary welcomed

Chinese Michael Jackson fans paid tribute to the singer following the screening of Chinese-Canadian Danny Wu's documentary Square One in Beijing on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 18:08:40

Pressure mounts on Polanski over latest rape charge

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski faced mounting pressure Sunday after threatening to sue over claims by a former actress that he violently raped her in the 1970s, the latest in a string of sexual assault accusations against him.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/11 18:01:59

Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu celebrates birthday with new single and short film

A short film for Chinese-Canadian singer Kris Wu's new single Eternal Love was released on Wednesday noon. The film's release was announced on Wu's official Sina Weibo account that same day.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 17:16:35

WayV's first English single tops trending list on Twitter

Chinese boy band WayV's first English single LoveTalk topped the trending lists on social media platform in the US, Thailand and many other countries on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/6 14:15:08

Biography of Mogao Grottoes researcher Fan Jinshi released

A biography of Fan Jinshi, honorary director and fellow of the Dunhuang Academy, made its debut at a book release ceremony at Peking University in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 16:58:40

Chinese netizens condemn Tarantino's racist portrayal of late martial arts star Bruce Lee

According to a report from the Hollywood Reporter, US film director Quentin Tarantino will not be re-cutting his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood for the Chinese mainland. Originally set for release on Friday, the film was suspended indefinitely a week before its release by Chinese regulators.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/20 18:18:39

Da Vinci loan to go through

An Italian court on Wednesday rejected a last-minute bid to halt the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Vitruvian Man drawing and other works to France's Louvre museum, ending a bitter cultural row.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/17 17:48:40

Chinese netizens mourn after South Korean singer Sulli found dead

Chinese netizens took to social media to post messages of sorrow after news broke that Choi Jin-ri (better known as Sulli), a South Korean singer and former member of South Korean girl group f(x), had passed away.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 17:58:16

Fans celebrate K-pop BTS star Jimin's birthday

Hundreds of thousands of fans in China and abroad celebrated the birthday of South Korean boy band BTS member Park Ji-min (better known as Jimin) on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/13 14:03:39

Mexico says last goodbye to legendary singer Jose Jose

Thousands of tearful fans said a final goodbye in Mexico City Wednesday to superstar singer Jose Jose, whose death last month triggered national mourning and a family feud worthy of a telenovela.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/10 15:08:40

Miami pays tribute to Jose Jose, the legendary 'Prince of Song'

Hundreds of fans of legendary Mexican singer Jose Jose made their impassioned good-byes Sunday in a Miami auditorium following his recent death, though some uncertainty remained over a possible homage in his home country.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/8 15:58:39

Fans celebrate Chinese singer Zhang Yixing's birthday

Hundreds of thousands of fans both in China and abroad sent their birthday wishes to Chinese singer and EXO member Zhang Yixing (known as Lay Zhang overseas) on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 19:18:39

Ferry disaster, politics and cinema intermingle at BIFF

A new film about the Sewol ferry sinking, a disaster that killed more than 300 people - most of them children, will premiere at Asia's biggest film festival, five years after director Lee Sang-ho caused controversy with his first documentary on the topic.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/7 18:53:39

'Joker' gets last laugh, setting a record on North American screens

Warner Bros' Joker has survived the intense controversy over its violent themes to take in an estimated $93.5 million in North American theaters this weekend, setting a record for an October release, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/7 16:58:39

Beatles classic 'Abbey Road' tops charts again after 50 years

Classic Beatles album Abbey Road is back at No.1 in Britain half a century after its first release, with the band breaking their own record for the longest gap between stints at the top of the charts.
Source: AFP | 2019/10/7 16:53:39

Traditional Guilin Opera concert held in Beijing

On Wednesday and Thursday, Theatrical Guilin, a Guilin Opera concert, entertained audiences in Beijing at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 17:13:40

A look back

Born in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province in April 1950, famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou has stood witness to decades of changes in China's film industry.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/28 15:48:40