22 March 2011
Last updated at 12:47 ET
Justin Bieber and U2 are among artists who have agreed to contribute songs to a fund-raising album for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
US singer Loleatta Holloway, best known for her vocals which were sampled on Black Box's 1989 hit Ride On Time, dies at the age of 64.
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to write a mini-series about the sinking of the Titanic, to air next year on ITV1.
Filming on the two Hobbit movies, starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, finally begins after months of delays.
Blues pianist Pinetop Perkins, the oldest musician ever to win a Grammy award, dies in Austin, Texas, aged 97.
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