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  • Lady Gaga joining the cast of FX's 'American Horror Story' 18 hours 42 minutes ago

    New York: TV is Lady Gaga's new platform: After an impressive performance at the Oscars, the singer announced she will join the cast of 'American Horror Story'. FX confirmed on Wednesday that the pop star will join the fifth season of the hit series, which returns in October. No details were...
  • Court orders more community service for Lindsay Lohan after dispute 18 hours 47 minutes ago

    Actress Lindsay Lohan on Wednesday was ordered to perform 125 additional hours of community service as part of her probation, her lawyer said, following a dispute over whether she performed the work. Lohan, who was not present in Los Angeles Superior Court for the hearing, will have until May 28 to...
  • Ed Sheeran has a crush on actress Mila Kunis, reveals Taylor Swift Yesterday

    London: Ed Sheeran's close friend Taylor Swift has revealed that the singer has a crush on actress Mila Kunis. Asked to name who in the entertainment industry Sheeran is attracted to, Swift told a Britain radio station: "This was at a certain time, Mila Kunis." However, Sheeran, 24, instantly replied that his...
  • AR Rahman's band NAFS debuts, performs at the Global Indian Music Awards Yesterday

    Mumbai: Music maestro AR Rahman's band NAFS gave its maiden performance here at the fifth edition of Gionee Star Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA). The awards ceremony took place Tuesday in the presence of the crème de la crème of the music and film fraternity. The ceremony, hosted by singer Mika Singh...
  • My absence from Bollywood is not deliberate or intentional; I'm choosy about my music: Roop Kumar Rathod Yesterday

    New Delhi: At a time, when playback singers compete to get maximum Bollywood numbers under their belt, Roop Kumar Rathod likes to maintain a low profile as he feels over exposure bores the listeners. Rathod's last Bollywood number was the hit 'O Saiyyan' from 'Agneepath' in 2012 followed by 'Kahe Sataye'...
  • Coke Studio returns with season 4; Rekha Bhardwaj, Jyoti Nooran, Harshdeep Kaur to feature this time Yesterday

    Mumbai: The fourth season of MTV Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity and promises to connect the audience to the roots. The 2015 edition will be a year-long show of soulful music, curated and composed by some of the best in music industry- Vishal-Shekhar, Amit...
  • 'Baby doll' singer Kanika Kapoor says she will now sing more of classical Indian numbers 2 days ago

    Noida: After getting recognised for her hit peppy numbers like 'Baby doll', 'Lovely' and 'Chittiyaan kalaiyaan', singer Kanika Kapoor says she will now sing more of classical Indian numbers this year to popularise the genre in the Hindi film industry. "I will bring the classical music back very soon...This year people...
  • Lady Gaga's tribute to 'The Sound of Music' at the Oscars 2015 was beautiful and unexpected 3 days ago

    It is very out of character to see Lady Gaga dressed normally. It is more out of character for her to look that elegant.And while no one is denying her prowess as a singer, it was yet again weird to hear an announcement that said Lady Gaga would be paying...
  • Glen Campbell's Oscar nod for original song caps his career 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Glen Campbell's career didn't end when he revealed he had Alzheimer's disease in 2011. He went on to record an album, play more than 150 concerts to promote it, star in a documentary about life with Alzheimer's and win awards for its leading song. Now 78 and in the...
  • Aditya Narayan finds CBFC's taboo-word list offensive; says it's an attack on freedom of speech and expression 4 days ago

    Vadodara, Feb 21 (PTI) Music composer and singer Aditya Narayan feels that Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)'s ban on use of certain words in the films is an attack on the freedom of speech and expression. The list of 28 words which was leaked to the media recently has drawn...
  • Selena Gomez faces crticism for topless photoshoot 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez has been criticised over a photoshoot that she did for a magazine after it was branded as being reminiscent of Lolita, the underage girl seduced by a middle-aged man from the famous Vladimir Nabokov book. The 22-year-old posed topless for the spring 2015 issue of V...
  • Rapper Vanilla Ice arrested on burglary charges; police say he stole furniture, pool heater, from a neighbor's home 1 week ago

    Miami: The rapper known as Vanilla Ice was arrested on Wednesday after police said he stole furniture, a pool heater and other items from a neighbor's home in south Florida. Police earlier in the day searched the home of Robert Van Winkle, which is the musician's legal name. They found there...
  • Pussy Riot's first English song 'I can't breathe' is a tribute to Eric Garner 1 week ago

    New York: Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot released their first song in English on Wednesday, a musical tribute to Eric Garner, the unarmed black man whose death in a police chokehold last summer sparked wide protests against police violence. Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina recorded the song, "I Can't Breathe,"...
  • Will do a Bollywood movie if I can connect with the script on an emotional level, says Grammy winner Ricky Kej February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Bengaluru-based musician Ricky Kej, who was honoured with a Grammy Award, says his home country is not the main market for his music. He is, however, ready to compose for a Bollywood movie if the script moves him emotionally. His 2014 release 'Winds of Samsara', for which he won...
  • Singer Lady Gaga announces she's engaged to actor Taylor Kinney; shares photo of the ring on Instagram February 17, 2015

    Lady Gaga and her longtime boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney, have become engaged, the singer said on social media on Monday. "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!" Lady Gaga, 28, said on Instagram, displaying a photo of a heart-shaped ring. She and Kinney, 33, have been dating...
  • Sam Smith tops Britain's album chart after Grammys win February 16, 2015

    Reuters: Sam Smith's "In The Lonely Hour" returned to the top of the British album chart on Sunday, a week after the 22-year-old won four Grammy awards including record and song of the year, the Official Charts Company said. The British soul singer's million-selling debut, which climbed from four back to...
  • Grammy-winning Indian musician Ricky Kej wants to work with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer next February 16, 2015

    Bangalore: Indian musician Ricky Kej, who won the Grammy for his collaborative album 'Winds of Samsara' in the New Age Album category, has expressed his desire to collaborate with international music sensations Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer. "One big artiste, I would like to work with is Pharrell Williams. He is...
  • Veteran classical vocalist Prabha Atre gets prestigious Pt Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award February 16, 2015

    Nashik: Veteran classical vocalist Prabha Atre was today felicitated with the prestigious Pt Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award-2014. Noted classical Hindustani vocalist Pandit Jasraj presented the award to the 82-year-old singer at a function held here. The award, instituted by Maharashtra government's Directorate of Cultural Activities, carries a cash purse of Rs...
  • BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo launches love songs album on Valentine's Day February 15, 2015

    Kolkata: BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo today launched his album of love songs, written by Rabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of Valentine's Day. "Today is the day of love and I wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day with the launch of my album," Supriyo said after the launch. The album 'Because...
  • Grammy winner Sam Smith wants to inspire gay children with his album February 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Sam Smith hopes his four-time Grammy winning debut album 'In the Lonely Hour' will inspire gay children. The 'Stay With Me' hitmaker is openly gay and he hopes his debut album, which he wrote about the unrequited love he experienced when he fell for a straight man, will...
  • Have great expectations from Arvind Kejriwal: Mohit Chauhan February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Singer Mohit Chauhan, who believes Delhi has the potential to be eye appealing and more, hopes Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal works towards improvement of the city. Chauhan might be working in Mumbai, thanks to his successful music career, but he took out time to vote here on Feb...
  • Spice Girls to reunite at Geri Halliwell's wedding February 14, 2015

    London: Former Spice Girls - Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Mel C, Victoria Beckham and Emma Bunton, will reportedly get together for the first time in over two years at Halliwell's forthcoming wedding. According to a source, Halliwell will marry Formula 1 team Red Bull boss Christian Horner in May and all...
  • Good news, 'little monsters'! Lady Gaga to perform at Oscars 2015 February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Lady Gaga has joined the lineup of stars performing at the Oscars. Gaga, 28, will make a special tribute performance at the 87th Oscars, said show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. "Lady Gaga is a once in a lifetime artist who's musical evolution keeps growing. We...
  • Adam Levine asks fans if his shirtless look can work for Oscars February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Adam Levine has shared a shirtless selfie of himself and asked fans for advice if it works as an ensemble for the forthcoming Oscars ceremony. He took to Instagram to post the photograph. Flaunting his tattoos, the Maroon 5 singer is seen in a lavish fur coat, a multicoloured...
  • I'm a Buddhist. I chant and I'm really serious about it: Courtney Love February 12, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Courtney Love has compared practicing Buddhist chants to doing sit ups and admits that while she thanks the faith for turning her life around, she sometimes gets bored of meditating. "Oh, all of it, just all of it. There are no more drugs. What really saved me, obviously,...
  • Christina Aguilera debuts baby's picture on the cover of a magazine February 12, 2015

    Los Angeles: Grammy-winning singer Christina Aguilera has debuted her newly-born daughter Summer Rain on the cover of a magazine. She has shared the first few pictures of the six-month-old blue-eyed Rain with People magazine, with one of them featuring on its cover. The 34-year-old singer is shown kissing Rain in the...
  • Justin Bieber's new music will shock fans: Manager February 12, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop star Justin Bieber's upcoming project, inspired by his last year's experiences, will shock people, says his longtime manager Scooter Braun. The 20-year-old 'Baby' hitmaker, who recently apologized to fans for being 'arrogant', grabbed headlines in 2014 for getting arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and his...
  • Jennifer Lopez reuniting with former beau? February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has fuelled reconciliation rumours with her former boyfriend Casper Smart after the duo was spotted together at rapper Big Sean's concert In a video, Lopez is seen enjoying Kanye West and Sean's performance while standing next to Smart at the balcony of a restaurant, reports aceshowbiz.com. Lopez,...
  • Grammys audience dips to 25.3 million; Kanye West's antics drive Twitter February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Music's annual Grammy Awards drew the smallest TV audience since 2009, with just 25.3 million people watching as British soul singer Sam Smith grabbed four big wins, broadcaster CBS said on Monday. Featuring somber messages about domestic violence and civil rights, the Grammys still ranked as the most-watched awards...
  • Grammys audience dips to 25.3 million, Kanye West's antics drive Twitter February 10, 2015

    Reuters: Music's annual Grammy Awards drew the smallest TV audience since 2009, with just 25.3 million people watching as British soul singer Sam Smith grabbed four big wins, broadcaster CBS said on Monday. Featuring somber messages about domestic violence and civil rights, the Grammys still ranked as the most-watched awards telecast...