Nothing Trivial fans can enjoy an encore of Sex on a Stick after NZ On Air awarded $1.6 million for a one-off television feature.
Comedian Chelsea Handler has called out CNN host Piers Morgan on his show for not paying attention to her.
A Californian man is taking Miley Cyrus' tongue to court.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis proved critics wrong with a stellar performance in Wellington
SIMON SWEETMANOkay, the reality is that most bands - most - get the audience they deserve.
There was on thing Rob Thomas wasn't prepared for when he started using Kickstarter to crowd-fund his Veronica Mars film.
Lindsay Lohan has hooked up with most of your celebrity crushes. Check here who's on her list.
Chris Pine will return from Sydney to face a drink-driving charge, says a Kiwi acquaintance.
Neil Young wants to bring music back to where fans can listen to every cymbal strike and every guitar strum.
Which has been your most disgusting Miley moment?
Neko Case impressed again at the James Cabaret, with her soaring voice and wide range of material.
Eight stunning dancers and five brilliant musicians make Rian a perfect fusion of skill and joy.
While Colombia has a musical tradition stretching back 200 years, Frente Cumbiero are very much about making music for the 21st century, writes Tom Cardy.
Christian Grey's 'mum' dishes out on the man who plays the S&M-loving billionaire in the Fifty Shades films.
CBS says it's renewing its hit comedy The Big Bang Theory for three more years.
Lighting, music, acting and oration combine in An Iliad, which tells the story of the Trojan War.
Selena Gomez's family is reportedly "concerned" she's reunited with Justin Bieber.
Sir Peter Jackson pays tribute to a young Wellington writer who has died from cancer.
Kristian Nairn, the actor who plays Hodor on Game of Thrones, has said he is gay in an interview with a fan site.
Kids these days know nothing about the 80s so actor Kevin Bacon has prepared a history lesson for them.
Hollywood actor Chris Pine faces a charge for allegedly driving while drunk after the Z for Zachariah wrap party in Canterbury.
Lily Allen has blamed her record label and radio stations for not pushing her best new tracks.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, famous for surviving years of rock 'n' roll excess, will release a children's picture book.
Rhys Darby may be based in Los Angeles, but he is about to embark on his biggest tour of New Zealand.
SIMON SWEETMANIt's actually going to happen - Purple Reign 2: Let's Go Crazy is all booked for Thursday, April 10 at Mighty Mighty in Wellington.
Barack Obama's interview with Zach Galifianakis was not like other interviews.
OPINION: The New Zealand Festival does some things well but, when it comes to the visual arts, it could do better.
The two-tier system of television plus lack of good local content is threatening our next generation of film and television makers.
Win a meet and greet with Lionel Richie at one of this upcoming New Zealand shows with John Farnham.
Lorde is mesmerising US fans - and critics - during her sold-out tour, described as shockingly devoid of the sexualised femininity.
Duncan Sarkies and Sean O'Brien aka Joe Blossom creatively perform extracts from Sarkie's latest book.
An Iliad director Lisa Peterson isn't a big Greek mythology buff, but was drawn to An Iliad because she loves poetry.
Justin Bieber has shared videos of him and Selena Gomez reuniting on the dance floor.
Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron has created a show that even JJ Abrams was wowed by.
Show us you know your way around the Downton Abbey and be in to win one of five Downton Abbey: The London Season DVDs.
Olivia Wannan meets Hothouse Flowers' frontman Liam O Maonlai, the man behind the music of Irish dance show Rian.
A Dunedin author is hitch-hiking the length of New Zealand to meet inspiring Kiwis so he can fill the pages of his latest book.
Being an Indian-American woman in the comedy world is not without challenges.
What appeared to be the skimpiest of Miley Cyrus' costumes yet, turned out to be the lack of one.
Lorde slams Australian shock DJ Kyle Sandilands for homophobic remark about her relationship with Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has beaten some hefty competition to lead Billboard.com's annual rich list.
Neighbours actor Kym Valentine is to return to Ramsay Street for a 20-year special.
Watch Justin Bieber's insulting, arrogant, snotty, ignorant and disrespectful deposition hearing.
GUEST BLOG BY ROHANI ALEXANDERWhat are your thoughts on e-readers? If you have one, how much did you deliberate over that first download? And what was it?
SIMON SWEETMANI can't remember the exact wording - but recently I was asked to talk about mainstream pop acts that I enjoyed.
AC/DC drummer has to pay over $72,000 for throwing a rockstar tantrum and sacking his restaurant staff.
Performer, choreographer, solo mum, student and contemporary dance teacher – Claire O'Neil has a lot on her plate.
CRAIG MATHIESON - © Fairfax NZ NewsFor indie queen Neko Case no story about her life should be left untold, writes Craig Mathieson.
It is quite a few years since I experienced Strike, and it is clear they have come a very long way since.
In the three concerts in this series up till now I have been impressed, but one this was undoubtedly the finest yet.
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