BB King wake to be held in Las Vegas before Mississippi burial

2015-05-19 11:49

Fans will pay last respects to BB King in Las Vegas before the blues legend returns to be buried in his native Mississippi, his estate and reports have said.

Celebs and fellow musos pay tribute to BB King

2015-05-15 14:46

Celebrities and musicians have taken to social media to pay tribute to blues legend BB King.


BB King - A life in pictures

2015-05-15 10:02

King of Blues BB King has died peacefully in his sleep. We celebrate his life in pictures.

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Legendary SABC radio voice Denis Smith dies

2015-05-14 14:54

The veteran journalist, broadcaster, actor and SABC radio newsreader Denis Smith has died.

Actress who played Dustin Hoffman's mom in The Graduate dies

2015-05-12 10:44

Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as The Graduate and 9 to 5 , has died.

Wedding Singer rapper granny dies

2015-05-06 08:52

Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of Rapper's Delight in The Wedding Singer , has died.

Actress from the original Star Trek series dies

2015-05-04 16:03

Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rind in the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

Teens sentenced for the slaying of ex-Miss Venezuela

2015-04-30 12:00

Two boys ages 15 and 17 have been sentenced to four years each in the killing of actress and former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear.

Popular TV ventriloquist dies

2015-04-29 13:53

Keith Harris - the ventriloquist popular for working with Orville the Duck and Cuddles the Monkey - has died aged 67 after battling cancer.

Bobby Brown files for guardianship over Bobbi Kristina's estate?

2015-04-28 11:45

Bobby Brown has reportedly filed for guardianship over his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown's estate.


New Amy doccie delves beyond the hopeless junkie image

2015-05-18 19:00

The director of an acclaimed new documentary about Amy Winehouse said he hoped the film would shatter the image of a hopeless junkie.

BB King leaves behind his one true love - Lucille

2015-05-15 12:31

Blues legend BB King left behind a giant musical legacy and a disputed number of children, but he often said his true love was Lucille - his guitar.

BB King dies at age 89

2015-05-15 07:55

King of the Blues legend BB King has died, his attorney confirmed.

Flabba's murder case postponed until August

2015-05-13 10:09

Sindiswe Manqele's will be in court in August.

Flabba's girlfriend set to appear in court

2015-05-12 07:00

Murder accused Sindisiwe Manqele is expected to appear in the South Gauteng High Court today.

Dances With Wolves author dies

2015-05-05 14:28

Michael Blake, the writer whose novel Dances With Wolves became a major hit movie and earned him an Academy Award for the screenplay, has died

Crime and mystery writer Ruth Rendell dies at 85

2015-05-02 16:14

Crime and mystery writer, Ruth Rendell, best known for her Chief Inspector Wexford novels dies at 85.

Lord of the Rings cinematographer dies

2015-04-29 14:29

Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, best known for his work on The Lord of the Rings , has died.

Time magazine longtime film critic dies

2015-04-28 13:12

Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week.

Everybody Loves Raymond star dies at 19

2015-04-24 09:32

The actor - who along with his twin brother Sullivan, played Geoffrey and Michael Barone, on the hit TV show - is reported to have taken his own life by shooting himself.

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