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Streaming music service Deezer expands into talk radio with Stitcher deal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Online music service Deezer is acquiring radio and podcasting app Stitcher, adding a vast catalog of talk radio programs that the company hopes will make it stand out in a crowded streaming music market. Deezer said … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show “Saturday Night Live,” have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work. The settlement … Continue reading

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Pulitzer-winning play ‘Disgraced’ probes identity, prejudice

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A dinner party in an elegant New York apartment goes terribly wrong in “Disgraced,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play about ambition, race, religion and identity that opened on Broadway. The five-character drama by writer Ayad Akhtar that … Continue reading

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Trip Tips: New York City for music lovers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – There are 8 million rhythms in the naked city. New York is a center for blues, jazz, folk, rock, hip-hop, punk, classical and other musical styles played in its world-class concert halls, dive bars, parks and … Continue reading

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TLC cancels reality TV program ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Cable television network TLC on Friday said it has canceled “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” the popular cable reality series, about a rural Georgia family and their precocious beauty pageant daughter. TLC, owned by Discovery Communications … Continue reading

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‘Shell Shock’ opera brings trauma of World War One to stage

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian composer Nicholas Lens and Australian rocker Nick Cave have joined forces to create an opera marking the centenary of World War One, depicting the horrors of the conflict through the eyes of soldiers, deserters, a nurse … Continue reading

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Elton John joins with U.S. agencies on new AIDS program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – British singer and activist Elton John said on Friday a new $7 million partnership between his foundation and U.S. government agencies will help create an AIDS-free society but urged more work to reach that goal. John met … Continue reading

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James Corden to debut as CBS’s ‘Late Late Show’ host in March

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – CBS late night talk show “The Late Late Show” with new host James Corden will premiere on March 9, the U.S. broadcast network said on Thursday. Corden, a Tony Award-winning 36-year-old British actor, will replace Scottish … Continue reading

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‘Big Hero 6′ to the rescue at new-look Tokyo film festival

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hello Kitty and Doraemon anime characters strutted their stuff on the red carpet on Thursday, as Disney’s “Big Hero 6″ kicked off a new-look Tokyo film festival that taps into Japan’s love of animation. The 27th Tokyo … Continue reading

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UK lawmakers slam police over Cliff Richard house search

LONDON (Reuters) – The search of Cliff Richard’s house by police investigating allegations of child sex crimes, which was broadcast live on television, was “inept” and caused “irreparable damage” to the British singer’s reputation, lawmakers said on Friday. Officers raided … Continue reading

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Celebrity News

Things happen quickly and news travels fast in the world of celebrities. Keeping up with marriages, babies, the latest movie or the world of fashion is much easier with celebrity news stories that can be read almost as soon as they are published. The glamorous and sometimes tragic lives of the famous has a certain lure for most of us and reading about their ups and downs holds a certain fascination, especially for those of us who are not right in the middle of it all.

Celebrity Breaking News

We all know that there is more to any celebrity than what we can read about in supermarket tabloids but sorting out what is real and what is not can be difficult. With Rocket News all the top celebrity news stories are there to browse through at your leisure and it’s easy to click on the ones that interest us the most. Many well known actors, actresses and T.V. personalities are involved in important charities all over the world. Find out what they are passionate about outside the studio or when they are not performing on stage. Learn how they use their status to bring light to important issues and causes.

Celebrity News RSS Feeds

So many music celebrities from the 60’s are making spectacular comebacks. Read about your favorite groups from your younger days and how they have broken through the generation gap and are still going strong on world tours or as Vegas headliners. Even though it may be heartbreaking, we do want to know when performers that we’ve watched or listened to for years pass away. T.V. and radio newscasts and celebrity magazines are not always able to keep us informed as celebrity news stories break. Tuning in to Rocket news is something that we can all do 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In just a few minutes of browsing we can find out about all the most important and trusted celebrity news from all over the world almost as it happens.