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When a famous musician dies that loss is usually felt more widely than most. In my case though, the death of one particular musician this year was a moment of keen significance, because I literally owe my life to Phil Everly, and his older brother Don.

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'Victory,' 'Sony grows a pair': Social media hails release of 'The Interview' updated 1 days ago

As soon as word broke that "The Interview" will hit some theaters, celebrations erupted across social media -- including from the stars of the film.

Radio star Casey Kasem buried in Norway updated 1 days ago

Casey Kasem's burial in Oslo, Norway, has not calmed a long-running family feud.

The 'Serial' podcast: By the numbers updated 1 days ago

The podcast "Serial" is wrapping up its first season on Thursday as a bona fide success.

Singer Joe Cocker is dead at 70 updated 2 days ago

Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer known for his raspy voice, is dead at 70.

Elton John Fast Facts updated 2 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Sir Elton John, award-winning singer, composer, and pianist.

Celebrity baby names 2014: The best of the unique updated 2 days ago

From Reign Aston to Royal Reign, these are the most unique celebrity baby names of 2014.

'Christmas Vacation' cast, 25 years later updated 2 days ago

As National Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation" turns 25, we take a look at where the cast is now.

Elton John, David Furnish get married updated 3 days ago

Sir Elton John and David Furnish are now husband and husband.

Madonna responds to leak, releases songs as Christmas gift updated 4 days ago

Madonna releases six songs off her new album 'Rebel Heart' after early versions of her songs were leaked online.

'Foxcatcher': The crazy du Pont next door updated 5 days ago

With a buzzworthy performance, Steve Carell brings the Boo Radley of a CNN reporter's childhood back to life in "Foxcatcher."

'The Colbert Report' finale: Stephen Colbert signs off with a song updated 5 days ago

For his final episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert signed off with a star-filled sing-a-long.

Craig Ferguson, keeping late night off balance updated 5 days ago

Perhaps there are still people asking, "Craig Ferguson who?" Too bad. "Late Late Show's" host ends run Friday.

George Clooney: We need to stand with Sony updated 5 days ago

George Clooney tried to rally support for Sony in the midst of a severe cyberattack on the studio, but says he couldn't find anyone to stand with him.

Celebrities criticize decision to pull 'The Interview' updated 5 days ago

Celebrities expressed their outrage at Sony Picture's decision to cancel plans to release "The Interview" on Christmas Day on Twitter.

Appreciation: The man who was 'Stephen Colbert' updated 6 days ago

On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert -- the pugnacious, "nation"-inspiring champion -- will host his last "Colbert Report" on Comedy Central.

No 'The Interview,' and no 'Team America' either updated 6 days ago

Movie theaters intending to screen "Team America: World Police" instead of "The Interview" have had to change their plans.

Look out! Here comes the new Spider-Woman updated 6 days ago

Spider-Woman has never been one of the major characters in comic books, but Marvel hopes that she will make a splash with her new look.

'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time updated 6 days ago

The National Film Registry has added 25 more titles, including "The Big Lebowski" and "Saving Private Ryan."

'7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins: 'I did something terribly wrong' updated 6 days ago

"7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins has admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with three female minors, People reports.

Want to see a movie a day? AMC hopes so updated 7 days ago

Could the Netflix model work for a movie theater chain? AMC Theaters will test that out.

25 random facts about 'The Simpsons' updated 7 days ago

It's been 25 years since the first episode of "The Simpsons" aired on Fox on December 17, 1989.

'Hobbit' star's true passion is writing updated 7 days ago

Evangeline Lilly is in three of the highest-profile movies of recent years. But Lilly's heart is really in writing.

Might Viola Davis join 'Suicide Squad'? updated 7 days ago

There's another casting rumor going around about "Suicide Squad," and this one involves Viola Davis.

What is this band doing with a samurai sword? updated 7 days ago

Meet KAO=S, a band of spellbinding musicians fusing Japanese cultural icons against a backdrop of rock and musical theater.

'The Voice': Meet season 7's new winner updated 7 days ago

Get to know the name Craig Wayne Boyd -- he's officially music's newest "Voice."

Bill Cosby's daughter stands up for father updated 8 days ago

Bill Cosby's family is rallying around the embattled comedian. On Tuesday, his daughter released a statement of support.

Norman Bridwell, creator of 'Clifford the Big Red Dog,' dead at 86 updated 8 days ago

Norman Bridwell, the creator of "Clifford the Big Red Dog," has died, according to his publisher, Scholastic.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the 2015 class updated 8 days ago

Drumroll, please: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2015 class of honored musicians.

After decades, NBC scraps Thursday night comedies updated 8 days ago

There was a time when Thursday night on NBC was truly "must-see TV" -- thanks to comedies. No longer: starting midseason, NBC will program dramas.

What's 'Knight of Cups'? First trailer has some hints updated 8 days ago

Terrence Malick's next project, "Knight of Cups," will apparently turn the filmmaker's lens on Hollywood itself.

D'Angelo releases first album in 14 years updated 9 days ago

D'Angelo releases first album in 14 years, "Black Messiah."

Why we love -- and hate -- 'Gone with the Wind' updated 9 days ago

75 years after its premiere at Atlanta's Loews Grand Theater on December 15, 1939, "Gone With the Wind" retains its hold on the popular imagination.

Amal Clooney is Barbara Walters' most fascinating person of 2014 updated 9 days ago

Barbara Walters' pick for the most fascinating person of 2014 is interestingly a celebrity who shuns such a spotlight.

Five '90s dinosaur movies that should be extinct updated 9 days ago

With excitement building over "Jurassic World," here's a look at some other 1990s dinosaur movies that won't be coming to a theater anytime soon.

Samuel L. Jackson challenges celebs: Sing 'I can't breathe' updated 9 days ago

Samuel L. Jackson is calling out all celebs who participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to take another stand.

Martin Freeman returns to 'The Office' as Bilbo Baggins on 'Saturday Night Live' updated 10 days ago

Ever wonder what life holds for Bilbo Baggins beyond the Shire? Welcome to "The Office: Middle Earth."

Angelina Jolie has chickenpox, is 'heartbroken' to miss 'Unbroken' premiere updated 10 days ago

Angelina Jolie has chickenpox and is 'heartbroken' that she will miss the premiere of the movie "Unbroken," which she directed.

How the Internet is celebrating Taylor Swift's birthday updated 10 days ago

Because when you're Taylor Swift, Aretha Franklin sings you happy birthday.

Bill Cosby facing litany of allegations updated 11 days ago

Bill Cosby's image and bankroll have taken a hit from allegations by accusers who say he drugged, sexually assaulted them.

'Divergent' fans get sneak peek of 'Insurgent' sequel updated 11 days ago

Fans of Veronica Roth's "Divergent" trilogy get a sneak peek of the film's sequel, "Insurgent."

Famed model hopes her Cosby allegation spurs others to come forward updated 11 days ago

Model Beverly Johnson says Bill Cosby's reputation was a secret in Hollywood for decades, one she wished she knew when he allegedly drugged her in the 1980s.

Famed model Beverly Johnson says Bill Cosby drugged her updated 11 days ago

Model Beverly Johnson has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her in a meeting at his Manhattan home in the 1980s.

How will we remember Bill Cosby? updated 11 days ago

It's as if the other Bill Cosby never existed. The admired Cosby of many years has been almost forgotten amid the allegations against him.

Is there room for only one celebrated black TV actress in awards season? updated 12 days ago

Viola Davis received nods for her performance in the TV drama "How to Get Away With Murder," but "Scandal" actress Kerry Washington was shut out.

Beyonce opens up on feminism, fame and marriage updated 12 days ago

In honor of the one-year anniversary of her groundbreaking self-titled work, Beyonce opens up like never before with a new short film.

After scathing emails, Angelina Jolie photographed with Sony Pictures chief updated 12 days ago

Oh, to be a fly on the wall when this photo of Angelina Jolie and Amy Pascal was taken.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' character names revealed updated 12 days ago

"Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams has come up with a nostalgic way to reveal the names of the movie's characters.

'Birdman' leads nominees at Golden Globes updated 13 days ago

"Birdman" flew high at the nominations for the 72nd Golden Globes.

Golden Globes: The nominees list updated 13 days ago

The nominees for the 72nd annual Golden Globes were announced Thursday. Here's a look at the major categories.

'South Park' takes on Cosby, police, 2014 updated 13 days ago

Bill Cosby probably wasn't happy with Wednesday night's "South Park." Neither were police officers and the Washington Redskins.

'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer is a must-see updated 13 days ago

In the new trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road," the world is almost out of water, everyone's gone out of their mind -- and it all looks amazing.

Ken Weatherwax, Pugsley on 'Addams Family,' dies at 59 updated 14 days ago

Ken Weatherwax, who played Pugsley on the 1960s TV show "The Addams Family," has died, according to the Ventura County Coroner's Office. He was 59.

Does the new 'Exodus' movie whitewash the Bible? updated 14 days ago

The new biblical epic from director Ridley Scott, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," has an epic race problem.

'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' lead Screen Actors Guild nods updated 14 days ago

Two movies that pushed limits -- "Boyhood" and "Birdman" -- were among the leaders for the 21st Annual SAG Awards nominations.

SAG Awards: See who's nominated updated 14 days ago

The nominations for the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are in.

A very French look at 'The Little Prince' updated 14 days ago

The just-released trailer for 2015's "The Little Prince" is rather magnifique.

Can you see Cuba Gooding Jr. playing O.J. Simpson? updated 14 days ago

Cuba Gooding Jr. has been cast as O.J. Simpson in the new FX anthology miniseries "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson."

Former Miss America and actress Mary Ann Mobley dies updated 14 days ago

Mary Ann Mobley, who was the first Mississippian to be crowned Miss America, has died. She was 77.

Rachel Frederickson speaks out on 'Biggest Loser' controversy updated 15 days ago

When Rachel Frederickson won season 15 of "The Biggest Loser," her new look was met with criticism. She's now speaking out on the controversy.

Paul McCartney is glad he and John Lennon repaired friendship updated 15 days ago

Thirty-four years after his friend and songwriting partner John Lennon was shot and killed, Paul McCartney still remembers the jolt of his death.

ESPN hosts pay tribute to Stuart Scott updated 15 days ago

George Lucas hasn't seen the new 'Star Wars' trailer updated 15 days ago

George Lucas recently told Page Six that he hasn't watched the teaser for "The Force Awakens."

Syfy developing Superman prequel series 'Krypton' updated 15 days ago

Before there was a "Man of Steel," there was the story of his ancestors and his home planet, Krypton.

Green Day guitarist Jason White has tonsil cancer updated 16 days ago

Green Day's Jason White has tonsil cancer, the band reported on its website.

Cumberbatch, Crow among celebs to honor CNN Heroes updated 16 days ago

"CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" airs Sunday, December 7, at 8 p.m. ET.

'Eaten Alive' leaves Discovery viewers hungry for more updated 16 days ago

Herpetologist Paul Rosolie generated hype ahead of his attempt to be eaten whole by a giant green anaconda on "Eaten Alive."

James Franco and Seth Rogen really did get 'Naked and Afraid' updated 16 days ago

James Franco and Seth Rogen are going above and beyond for their new movie.

#PottermoreChristmas kicks off this week for Harry Potter fans updated 16 days ago

J.K. Rowling has an early Christmas treat for Harry Potter fans. Readers will get 12 days of new writings by Rowling "and even a potion or two."

LAPD investigating Cosby sexual assault claim updated 16 days ago

Los Angeles police are investigating a sexual assault claim against Bill Cosby, a police spokeswoman said Friday.

Appreciation for Roger Ebert, the everyman's movie critic updated 16 days ago

Roger Ebert, who was seldom at a loss for words, is remembered as a movie critic that everyone could relate to.

Kourtney Kardashian is having a ... updated 16 days ago

Aziz Ansari's imagination takes flight as he creates #GhostPlane updated 16 days ago

"Parks and Recreation" star Aziz Ansari created "Ghost Plane" while bored on a flight Sunday.

Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran split updated 16 days ago

'10 Things I Hate About You' star Andrew Keegan starts new religion updated 18 days ago

Andrew Keegan has started a new age temple and spiritual movement in Venice, California.

Mark Wahlberg asks Massachusetts for pardon in 1988 crime updated 18 days ago

Mark Wahlberg is asking for a pardon for a 1988 crime.

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, U2 among big Grammy nominees updated 18 days ago

The Grammys may have taken a slow, piecemeal route in issuing nominations Friday, but Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith and U2 were very much up to speed.

Woman alleges Cosby raped her -- and other Playboy bunnies updated 19 days ago

Several of those accusing Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct have a Playboy connection.

Squee at the big screen: Backstreet Boys documentary coming in 2015 updated 19 days ago

A documentary about timeless Backstreet Boys is slated for release January 30.

Did 'Peter Pan Live!' crash or fly? updated 19 days ago

Although "Peter Pan Live!" garnered some praise, some critics and viewers concluded they were right to worry that it wouldn't fly.

Medical examiner: Actress Misty Upham died from blunt force injuries updated 19 days ago

Actress Misty Upham died from blunt force injuries to her head and torso, the King County Medical Examiner said.

Happy 50th, 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer'! updated 19 days ago

"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," the longest-running holiday special, still has a very shiny nose.

Cumberbatch takes on 'Dr. Strange,' Reynolds to reprise 'Deadpool' updated 20 days ago

Benedict Cumberbatch confirmed for title role in "Doctor Strange" and Ryan Reynolds will reprise his role as "Deadpool" in a solo film

Bill Cosby challenged to meet accusers in court or set aside $100 million updated 20 days ago

Bill Cosby should meet accusers in court or set aside $100 million to settle claims, lawyer Gloria Allred says.

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' song hits Billboard charts updated 20 days ago

Jennifer Lawrence isn't just an Oscar-winning actress. She's now a chart-climbing singer, too.

New 'Terminator: Genisys' trailer explodes online updated 20 days ago

Arnold Schwarzenegger is, uh, back, thanks to the new "Terminator: Genisys" trailer.

Here's when you'll get to see that 'Frozen' short film updated 20 days ago

If you want more "Frozen," plan to see "Cinderella" in March.

Mariah Carey slammed over NYC Christmas gig updated 20 days ago

Mariah Carey's tardiness forced NBC to cancel her live holiday performance at Rockefeller Center Tuesday night.

'Spectre' is title of next James Bond film updated 20 days ago

The past is new again for agent 007: The next James Bond film will be called "Spectre."

Why mixed-race comic was 'born a crime' updated 20 days ago

Born in apartheid South Africa to a black mother and a white father, comedian Trevor Noah says he was 'born a crime.'

Faces' keyboardist Ian McLagan dead at 69 updated 21 days ago

Ian McLagan, a keyboardist who played on records by such artists as the Rolling Stones, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Springsteen and the Faces, died Wednesday.

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' cast member's mother dies updated 21 days ago

RHOA cast member Todd Tucker's mother, Sharon Tucker, has died. Todd Tucker is married to Kandi Burruss.

Bill Cosby has defenders, thanks them on Twitter updated 21 days ago

The court of public opinion has hardly been supportive of Bill Cosby, but the 77-year-old comedian still has his defenders, including Jill Scott.

Lady Gaga's most revealing interview yet updated 21 days ago

Lady Gaga talks to Howard Stern about the sexual abuse women can face in the music industry.

'Gangnam Style' breaks YouTube updated 21 days ago

The Internet is a vast and seemingly limitless space, but it's no match for PSY.

Woman sues Bill Cosby for alleged sexual assault in 1974, when she was 15 updated 21 days ago

Yet another woman has come forward accusing comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

It's the mother of all episodes for 'Sons of Anarchy' updated 21 days ago

"Sons of Anarchy" has decided to go out with a bang, killing off a major character in the next-to-last episode.

Hate the new lightsaber? Stephen Colbert shows why you're wrong updated 21 days ago

Stephen Colbert weighs in on the debate about the new "Star Wars" lightsaber, coming to its defense with an expert analysis.

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