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  • Gender bias in our society? It does exist, says singer Dolly Guleria Yesterday

    New Delhi: Peppered with expletives and violence, the so-called 'cool' Punjabi tracks may be a hit with the youngsters, but they definitely don't celebrate the tradition that finds its roots in folk music of Punjab. Like many celebrities, popular singer Dolly Guleria too isn't happy with the transition of songs -...
  • Britain's Blur claim sixth number one album with 'The Magic Whip' 2 days ago

    London: British band Blur hit the top of the UK album chart on Sunday with 'The Magic Whip', the group's first number one album in 12 years, the Official Charts Company said. Nearly 24 years since their debut album, Blur saw off Taylor Swift's "1989" and James Bay's "Chaos and the...
  • Music industry it is designed to make money: MIDIval Punditz 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Their sublime fusion of Indian classical with electronic music has given listeners a new experience with every album. Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, the pillars of Indian fusion duo MIDIval Punditz, feel the music industry is definitely not designed to promote artistry but to make money. The men behind...
  • BB King in hospice care at his Las Vegas home 3 days ago

    Veteran blues guitarist B.B. King said Friday he was in hospice care at his home, less than a month after he was hospitalized for diabetes-related issues. In a message posted on his official Facebook page, the 89-year-old singer said he was receiving care at his Las Vegas residence. "Thanks to all for...
  • Like to have fun, be silly and not take myself too seriously with the kids: Khloe Kardashian 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: TV personality Khloe Kardashian loves being an aunt to her sisters Kim and Kourtney's children and hopes the way she behaves around their babies, will "translate" when she has a family of her own. Kardashian, who was recently named godmother to Kim and Kanye West's 22-month-old daughter North, said:...
  • Sam Smith hasn't spoken a word in three days for vocal relaxation 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith, who was forced to cancel his Australian tour due to vocal exhaustion, is on the road to recovery and says he is much better. Smith took to image-sharing website Instagram on Friday to let everyone know about the news, reports people.com. "Just to let all...
  • Why Russell Brand's influence on young voters in Britain is so important? 5 days ago

    Last time Russell Brand came into prominence was when he asked young people not to vote and criticized the "Westminster framework" in 2013. Explicitly expressing his disenchantment for modern politics, one of the richest comedians had vented his acrimonious thoughts by dubbing the modern politicians as "frauds and liars." The...
  • Sonu Nigam earns the wrath of a media channel after he tweets in support of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Sonu Nigam's tweet in support of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas has earned him the wrath of a prominent media house. Nigam recently had tweeted out a video of Vishwas addressing the farmers' rally in New Delhi last week which witnessed the suicide of Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajashthan....
  • Singer Joni Mitchell still hospitalised, but not in a coma 1 week ago

    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell remains hospitalized but alert and "has her full senses," her official website said Tuesday, denying various media reports that she had slipped into a coma. Mitchell, 71, who was taken to a Los Angeles-area hospital last month after being found unconscious in her home from an undisclosed...
  • Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show April 28, 2015

    Las Vegas: For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey's upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided a hint of what's to come. "No matter what, we're going to make it into a festive moment...
  • I make music for everyone; don't categorise anyone into Hindus or Muslims: Atif Aslam on performing in India April 27, 2015

    Indore: Popular Pakistani musician Atif Aslam might not have been able to entertain his fans in Pune with his rock numbers and melodious tracks as his concert had to be cancelled, but he says he has no grudges and has only love to share with his Indian fans. Aslam's concert was...
  • Pop star Justin Bieber settles lawsuit with Florida photographer April 25, 2015

    Miami: A lawsuit against pop star Justin Bieber over an incident involving a photographer in Miami has been resolved, according to attorneys. A lawyer for photographer Jeffrey Binion declined to comment further and wouldn't say when the agreement was reached or if it involved a financial settlement. The lawsuit, filed in Miami-Dade...
  • FBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show April 25, 2015

    Pittsburgh: A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams, FBI agents in Pennsylvania said. Sigismond Segbefia, of Silver Spring, Maryland, faces multiple charges, including wire fraud, bank...
  • Lady Gaga to receive Contemporary Icon award April 24, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop star Lady Gaga is set to receive the inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 19. The award is given to a songwriter who also performs and has achieved great recognition in pop culture, reported Billboard. Though her latest album, Cheek to Cheek,...
  • Pak singer Atif Aslam's Pune concert cancelled as Shiv Sena opposes April 22, 2015

    Pune: A music event by Pakistani singer- actor Atif Aslam, planned in Pune on April 25, has been cancelled amid opposition by Shiv Sena, which has often resisted cultural events featuring artists from the neighbouring country. The show by Aslam, who has a sizeable fan following in India, was cancelled...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Ankit Tiwari and Mithun win Best Music for 'Ek Villain' April 21, 2015

    We are finally out with the list of winners for this year's IBNLive Movie Awards. 2014 has seen a myriad of themes on which filmmakers experimented. Some were successful in narrating fresh new stories, while some faltered. Our readers voted for their favourites in different categories; while some of their...
  • Sam Smith 'happier than ever' over weight loss April 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he is feeling "happier than ever" following his dramatic weight loss and is just four pounds away from his goal weight. He has been documenting his weight-loss journey on image-sharing website Instagram, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Captioning a photograph of himself and showing off his slimmer...
  • Miley Cyrus flashes flesh during impromptu photoshoot April 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus was seen exposing her bosom during an impromptu photoshoot with Bruce Willis' and Demi Moore's daughters Scout and Tallulah. The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker pulled back her tuxedo dress to expose her nipple for the camera. She then sat on a chair and spread her legs as Scout...
  • Singer Michael Buble accused of body-shaming April 18, 2015

    Miami: Singer Michael Buble has been slammed for sharing a photograph of a woman's bottom without her consent. The photograph, which was taken during Buble's vacation with wife Luisana Lopilato here, was posted on image-sharing website Instagram, reports aceshowbiz.com. "There was something about this photo lu took, that seemed worthy of instagram....
  • Beyonce shares weight loss tips with Sam Smith April 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Grammy Award-winning singer Sam Smith says he asked 'Halo' hitmaker Beyonce Knowles for tips on how to eat more healthily before shedding 19 kgs over the last few months. "I did have a conversation with Beyonce about food, which was great," Smith told The Sun Newspaper, reports femalefirst.co.uk. The 22-year-old...
  • Lady Antebellum tour bus catches fire in Texas, no one hurt April 17, 2015

    Dallas: A tour bus carrying the lead singer of country music group Lady Antebellum caught fire on Thursday on a highway near Dallas but no one was injured. Local police in the Dallas suburb of Garland said the incident occurred on Interstate 30. Vocalist Hillary Scott posted on Twitter that she, her...
  • Asha Bhosle, Sharad Pawar's wax statues unveiled in Mumbia April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Legendary singer Asha Bhosle says she gets immense satisfaction when her songs soothe the listeners in their times of hardship. "This satisfaction gives me more peace than earning money," said Bhosle, speaking at a function to inaugurate her wax statue, made by Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum. NCP chief Sharad Pawar's...
  • Ronan Keating to marry Storm Uechtritz April 15, 2015

    London: Singer Ronan Keating has announced he would be marrying fiancee Storm Uechtritz. The Boyzone singer, who has been with Storm for three years, proposed not once but twice - first during a romantic holiday in Thailand and then in Ireland in front of his three children. "I proposed twice and...
  • Playback singer needn't learn music, says Padma Wadkar April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: She started taking music lessons from the age of eight and has been teaching others since her teen days. Popular singer Suresh Wadkar's wife Padma Wadkar, vice principal and a musician committed to teaching at the Ajivasan academy, says it's not mandatory for playback singing aspirants to join...
  • Taylor Swift, Sam Smith lead Billboard Music Awards nominees April 8, 2015

    Reuters: Pop star Taylor Swift and British soul singer Sam Smith, who were among the top-selling musical acts in the United States last year, led the nominations for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards finalists on Tuesday. Swift, 25, picked up 14 nominations while Smith, 22, got 13, including nods for top...
  • Rapper Kanye West settles lawsuit with photographer over scuffle April 8, 2015

    Reuters: Kanye West settled on Tuesday with a photographer who had sued him a over a scuffle in 2013, with the rapper agreeing to terms that include an apology to avoid a trial over the lawsuit. West, 37, settled the suit that celebrity attorney Gloria Allred had filed on behalf of...
  • Taylor Swift, Lorde shoot down fight rumours April 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift has set the record straight about rumours that she's fighting with pop star Lorde. On Monday, Lorde shared the 'Love story' singer's tweet on her own Twitter page and added a comment to the post, reports aceshowbiz.com. "Media, when you say 'Lorde & Taylor are fighting' -...
  • Pritam, Ash King in Kolkata for IPL-8 opening ceremony April 6, 2015

    Kolkata: Music composer Pritam who landed in the city on Monday to perform at the star-studded Indian Premier League (IPL-8) inaugural, said it felt good to be back home. "Landed in Kolkata. Performing in @IPL opening ceremony. Always feels good to come back home," Pritam wrote on social networking site Twitter. Bollywood...
  • Indian Ocean, Garg main highlights of cultural festival April 6, 2015

    Guwahati: Renowned music band Indian Ocean and famous Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg are the highlights of the concluding day of a three-day cultural festival showcasing various elements of different tribes of Assam. The extravaganza 'Rongali - Celebrating the essence of Assam' is being organised from April 3-5 with an aim to...
  • Can't wait to hear more of Honey Singh, says Pretty Lights April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: After ruling the hearts of youngsters throughout the country, rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has now impressed American electronic music artist Derek Vincent Smith, who performs under the stage name Pretty Lights, on his maiden tour in India. Smith "cannot wait" to listen to more of the rapper's...