Organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest said the gesture by Iceland's Hatari infringed upon their rules banning political gestures.
Lead singer of 1980s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars found dead in Manhattan apartment, police say.
Leaving Neverland, a documentary on alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson, clinched an Emmy award while RuPaul was named best reality show host.
"The Money family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning," a statement published by Variety says.
New allegations against Los Angeles Opera general director Placido Domingo surface after nine other women had told The Associated Press that they had been harassed by the star.
Around a thousand The Beatles fans came together in London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band making their iconic zebra crossing picture for the "Abbey Road" album cover.
R. Kelly was arrested last month and was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies.
But the amount was less than the nearly $20 million sought by attorneys for Gray and his two co-writers on the 2009 song "Joyful Noise" but they said they were pleased with the decision.
Cyrus joins other big names who won't take part in the official event to mark the anniversary of the 1969 music festival.
Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.
The group that hands out the Oscars said it had invited 842 new members from 59 countries including Lady Gaga, Sterling K Brown and Letitia Wright as the organization strives to further diversify in its ranks.
Accompanied by just a piano, the late Queen frontman sings a simpler version of the track he recorded as a solo artist with British musician, songwriter and producer Dave Clark.
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