This year’s coverage of entertainment stories offers an up-close view of celebrity portraits, film festivals, concerts, and the industry’s biggest award shows.
Today we highlight some of the top entertainment photos of 2015.
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Sia, right, and Maddie Ziegler arrive at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Trevor Noah works on set during a taping of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Singer Taylor Swift performs during her “1989” world tour at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen, center, cheers at the end of the show from the Colcci Summer collection at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Bündchen, the Brazilian supermodel who has lit up catwalks around the world for 20 years, is retiring from the runway. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Eddie Redmayne poses in the press room with the award for best actor in a leading role for “The Theory of Everything” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Actors Ben Stiller, left, and Owen Wilson wear creations for Valentino’s fall-winter 2015-2016 ready to wear fashion collection, presented at Paris fashion week, in Paris, France, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Ariana Grande performs during the halftime show of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Patricia Arquette accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for “Boyhood” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Actor Gerard Depardieu, left, tries to kiss actress Isabelle Huppert during a photo call for the film Valley of Love, at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Singer Rihanna smiles as she poses before Christian Dior’s Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Actress Amy Poehler, center, is kissed by Jason Hellerstein, left, and Sam Clark, who are dressed in drag, as she rides in a convertible through Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday Jan. 29, 2015. Poehler was honored as “Woman of the Year” by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Viola Davis poses in the press room with the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series for “How to Get Away with Murder” at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Kanye West, left, and Kim Kardashian attend the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 Givenchy fashion show on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Kylie Jenner and her boyfriend Tyga pose during a photo call at the Cannes Lions 2015, International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
In this Nov. 10, 2015 photo, model Kendall Jenner walks the runway during the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York. An image of model and reality TV star Jenner posing with her hair forming several heart shapes was the year’s most liked photo on Instagram. The image has been liked more than 2.3 million times since it was posted in July 2015. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Amal Clooney, left, and George Clooney arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating “China: Through the Looking Glass” on Monday, May 4, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Australian actor Liam Hemsworth, right, poses for a photo with a Chinese fan at a red carpet event for the movie “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
In this April 26, 2009 photo, actor Leonard Nimoy poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Nimoy, famous for playing Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” television series and movies, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
In this Feb. 12, 2011 photo, singer Whitney Houston, left, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina arrive at the Pre-Grammy Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring David Geffen in Beverly Hills, Calif. The daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown died at the age of 22 on July 26, 2015, in hospice care six months after she was found face-down in a bathtub. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
In this Nov. 24, 2008 photo, musician Scott Weiland poses before signing copies of his new CD, “Happy in Galoshes,” in Los Angeles. Authorities say, Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, that the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died of a toxic mix of drugs, which included cocaine. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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