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Iggy Azalea dominates American Music Award nominations

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Hip-hop newcomer Iggy Azalea dominated the shortlist for the American Music Awards with nods in six categories just months after her debut album.

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Robert Downey Jr. gets serious in ‘The Judge’

This photo released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Robert Downey Jr., left, as, Hank Palmer, and Vera Farmiga as Samantha Powell, in the Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ drama “The Judge” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.  (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

He is already Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. Now Robert Downey Jr. is increasing his Tinseltown heft by branching out into production as well as a serious dramatic role, in his latest movie.

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Lion King best-selling production of all time

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Blockbuster musical “The Lion King” was on Monday named the most successful production in history, raking in $6.2 billion at the box office — more than any other stage show or movie.

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Joan Rivers gets star-studded New York funeral

People in a horse and carriage pass as attendees arrive at a funeral service for comedian Joan Rivers at Temple Emanu-El in New York, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Rivers died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81.  AP PHOTO/CRAIG RUTTLE

Fashion, film and comedy stars joined grieving relatives Sunday to say goodbye to comedy legend Joan Rivers at a New York funeral that fulfilled her last wish for a showbiz send-off.

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US comic Joan Rivers dies–family

PIONEERING, LEGENDARY, ICONIC Joan Rivers, stand-up comic and TV host, died on Thursday.

Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in hospital in New York on Thursday. She was 81.

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