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Beyonce bags prestigious Peabody Award for 'Lemonade'

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 22:26 IST      
Beyonce bags prestigious Peabody Award for 'Lemonade'

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 20 (ANI): Beyonce has been honoured with a prestigious Peabody Award for her HBO visual album 'Lemonade.'

Once known as the " Pulitzer Prizes for Radio," the Peabody Awards recognise excellence in television, radio and digital broadcasting, E! Online reported.

Organisers said in a statement, " Lemonade draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to create a rich tapestry of poetic innovation."

They added, "The audacity of its reach and fierceness of its vision challenges our cultural imagination, while crafting a stunning and sublime masterpiece about the lives of women of colour and the bonds of friendship seldom seen or heard in American popular culture."

The other six winners in the Entertainment category are:

Atlanta (FX)

Better Things (FX)

Happy Valley (BBC One)

Horace and Pete (Louis C.K., Hulu)

National Treasure (Channel 4, Hulu)

VEEP (HBO)

'Key & Peele' alum Keegan-Michael Key will host the 75th annual Peabody Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 21. The ceremony will air on June 6 on the Pivot channel. (ANI)

Tributes flood in for Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 03:21 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Fans, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, who was found dead in his Los Angeles home shortly before 9 am Thursday.

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French singer Barbara Weldens dies on stage

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 02:08 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], July 21 (ANI): French singer Barbara Weldens collapsed and died on Wednesday while performing onstage during a concert.

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Linkin Park's lead singer Chester Bennington 'found hanged'

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 00:24 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], July 21 (ANI): Linkin Park's frontman Chester Bennington has reportedly committed suicide by hanging.

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New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): The highly-awaited trailer of Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma's 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' is all set to release tomorrow in Mumbai. Anushka Sharma and Director, Imtiaz Ali will mark their presence at the event, while SRK will be joining the team via video conferencing.

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Revealed! Naseeruddin Shah plays whistleblower in 'Aiyaary'

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 20:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): 'Aiyaary', which marks Neeraj Pandey's second association with Bollywood veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, will see latter playing a role whistleblower in the film.

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Aamir showcases his 'Thug' in Italy, with family

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 20:19 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Aamir Khan was recently spotted vacationing with his family in Italy.

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New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started adjudication proceedings against Kolkata Knight Rider franchise owner Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a KKR-related FEMA case.

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Akshay Kumar gives thumbs up to 'Mubarakan's new trailer

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 18:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Akshay Kumar, popularly known as Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood, proudly presented the new trailer of Anees Bazmee's upcoming family entertainer 'Mubarakan'.

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Kajol's VIP 2 release delayed

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 18:16 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): After the 2014 hit Vellai Illa Pattadhari (VIP), the much-awaited sequel's release, which has Kajol on board, would be delayed by one month.

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We have sold our soul for selfies: SRK

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 17:59 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): For a star like Shah Rukh Khan, life really revolves around the click of numerous cameras and the selfies.

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Kangana 'thrilled' to have battle scar on face!

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 16:52 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): Kanagana Ranaut escaped a near-fatal accident while shooting an intense sword fighting scene for her upcoming film 'Manikarnika- The Queen of Jhansi.'

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 20 (ANI): Actor Sana Khan, who will be making a special appearance in the upcoming flick 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' says, working with versatile actor Akshay Kumar was a wonderful experience.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 20 (ANI): Expressing his views on nepotism, actor Ayushmann Khurrana recently said that it doesn't matter whether or not a person is a star kid as talent is all it takes to survive in the film industry.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 20 (ANI): Ayushmann Khurrana, who has usually played "sweet boy" roles, has spilled the beans on his first-ever grey character that he will be portraying in the upcoming Bollywood flick 'Bareilly Ki Barfi.'

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Stevie Wonder says 'I Do' for third time

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 11:37 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 (ANI): Isn't this lovely? Motown legend Stevie Wonder recently exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend, Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, in a lavish ceremony in Los Angeles, it has been revealed.

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Kriti Sanon steals the show as Bitti from 'Bareilly ki Barfi'

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 11:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): The newly released trailer of Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Bareilly ki Barfi' is garnering much love from the audience.

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New Delhi [India], Jul 20 (ANI): The TV show 'American Horror Story' has added another new face to its world - Lena Dunham.

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Washington D.C. [USA], July 20 (ANI): Ben Affleck has dropped out of the Netflix thriller 'Triple Frontier'.

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Quitting Twitter had nothing to do with GoT cameo: Ed Sheeran

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 06:35 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], July 20 (ANI): Ed Sheeran, who had temporarily deleted his Twitter handle, says he "was always intending to come off Twitter" and that his decision had nothing to do with the high volume of criticism he had received for his controversial cameo on 'Game of Thrones'.

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`Radiohead`s Israel gig was their longest in over a decade

Updated: Jul 20, 2017 06:00 IST     

London [UK], July 20 (ANI): Despite calls from protestors to cancel their show, 'Radiohead' took the stage at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel on Wednesday night.

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