A Hollywood movie studio executive once suggested that Julia Roberts could play Harriet Tubman, the 19th century escaped slave who is seen as an African-American icon.
Pop newcomers Lizzo, Billie Eilish and country rapper Lil Nas X dominated Grammy nominations on Wednesday in a list for the highest awards in the music industry that favoured diversity and women over established stars like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Madonna.
South African comedian and host of The Daily Show in America, Trevor Noah, has been nominated for a Grammy award in the category Best Comedy Album.
British rock band The Who became the first act to receive a paving stone on the Music Walk of Fame in London on Tuesday, in the unveiling of a new cultural attraction that echoes the starry sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard
Coty said it would pay $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie Jenner's make-up and skincare businesses, as it looks to tap into the reality TV star's huge social media reach, sending its shares up as much as 5%.
In 1990, a bikini-clad Madonna wrapped in a United States (US) flag urged MTV viewers to vote in Senate elections as the youth television network partnered with a “Rock the Vote” campaign that mixed pop culture and politics.
Television series “The Crown” might have won millions of fans across the globe with its dramatization of the life and reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth but one royal historian has accused it of peddling a subversive republican message.
A woman who accuses Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing her as a child, on Monday said Britain's Prince Andrew should tell US authorities what he knows about the financier.
"Ford v Ferrari" left its box office competitors in the dust as Disney's historical sports drama sped its way to $31 million in North America.
Some VhaVenda senior traditional leaders in Limpopo have announced their withdrawal from both the National and Provincial House of Traditional Leaders to express their unhappiness with the VhaVenda kingship report.
Australia’s flagship airline, Qantas, said on Monday it stood ready to offer legal assistance to a member of its flight crew named in a racism accusation by Black Eyed Peas rapper will.i.am on social media.
Self-love, sibling power and growing up are the main themes of Disney's "Frozen 2", according to the stars of the new animated movie.
The Methodist Church of Southern Africa has rewritten history by inducting its first female Presiding Bishop. Reverend Purity Malinga takes over the reins from Bishop Zipokuhle Siwa.
Cape Town photographer Sydelle Willow Smith says she hopes her restored controversial photographs in Company Gardens will still get South Africans talking about whiteness and its power dynamics.
Taylor Swift and her former record label traded barbed accusations on Friday about her rights to perform her old songs, winning support from singers like Selena Gomez and Sara Bareilles but silence from many of the big hitters in the music business.
Comic book movie "Joker" is poised to surpass $1 billion in global ticket sales on Friday, becoming the first R-rated Hollywood movie ever to overcome the milestone.
Africa's longest beach promenade has been officially opened at the Durban beach front.
By moving the beasts, in one of the biggest international relocations of its kind, conservationists hope to ensure wild black rhinos remain genetically diverse to better fight off disease.
The Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy will on Saturday announce a 15-year fishing rights allocations to small-scale fishing cooperatives in the Eastern Cape.
One of the oldest trees in Cape Town's historical Company's Garden has been crowned a Champion Tree by the National Department of Environment.
A Cape Town author, Valda Jansen, has been awarded South Africa's largest bursary in support of creative writers in the country.
Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside the borders of modern Poland, after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pressed the streaming and production company to act.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his condolences to the family of the AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu and the people of the Eastern Cape.
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has described AmaXhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu as a person who had many good ideas.
The Eastern Cape government says it will engage the Presidency on the type of funeral the AmaXhosa King will be afforded.
Twenty six learners from Ifalethu Primary School in Nyongane near Hazyview in Mpumalanga have written books in isiSwati and English. The Grade 4 to 7 learners were offered a writing course by Bala Books - a children's books publishing company.
Jay-Z and Iconix Brand Group Inc have settled a series of legal disputes arising from transactions between the rapper and the clothing licensing company dating back to 2007.
The wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will appear on the VH1 show "Cartel Crew" alongside other family members of drug traffickers who grapple with notorious legacies, says the television network.
The small town of Kareedouw in the Koukamma Municipality now boasts about a modern state-of-the-art library using the latest technology.
The Hollywood Reporter and Variety on Tuesday reported that preliminary talks were underway for an unscripted reunion special that would feature all six "Friends" actors and air on upcoming streaming service HBO Max, a unit of AT&T's Warner Media.