The Canadian rapper surpassed Adele's previous record of 12 awards at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
The 1982 painting - named "untitled"- by French artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has just become the sixth most expensive work ever sold at auction. It's one of only ten works to have broken the 100-million-dollar mark.
The actress, who began her career in the 1970s, died of a heart attack in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday.
The former frontman of Audioslave and lead singer of Soundgarden hung himself in a hotel room while on tour in Detroit.
Hackers claiming to have access to an unreleased movie have threatened to release several minutes of the film unless the ransom is delivered in Bitcoin, says Disney chief Bob Iger. A Pirates of the Caribbean sequel could be the film in question.
Eurovision Song Contest winner Salvador Sobral was greeted by thousands upon his return home on Sunday.
The continuing conflict in Yemen threatens a collection of millennia-old mummies which are preserved at Sanaa University.
It's supposed to be a festival of peace and unity that celebrates diversity. But this year's Eurovision song contest has hit the wrong note and for the first time in the competition's history, a country has been banned from taking part.
The contemporary art exhibition, which is the 57th of its kind, will feature 86 countries with artists contemplating the world around them and giving a voice to under-represented populations.
The 2nd annual Ethnosports Culture Festival promoting traditional Turkic sports and culture is underway in Istanbul. Over 800 athletes are hoping to ride, shoot, and wrestle their way to glory.
Celebrated in various countries, from India to Thailand, Myanmar, South Korea, and Malaysia, Wesak Day, as Buddha's birthday is known, is a festival that celebrates the birth, death and enlightenment of Gautama Buddha.
At 94, the comic book legend of Spider-Man and X-Men fame forges ahead with yet another character on the books.
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