Lyrics

  • We have translated Sunny Leone's 'Baby Doll' lyrics into English and it's hilarious March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Ekta Kapoor surely knows how to make an otherwise B grade horror flick the most talked about film of the season. Featuring Sunny Leone, 'Ragini MMS 2' has been garnering a lot of curiosity mostly for its two songs that the makers have released prior to its release. ...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Lyrics January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Lady Gaga shares the lyrics of her yet to be released song online August 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Even before releasing her new single 'Applause' from her upcoming album 'Artpop', pop star Lady Gaga has shared its lyrics for her fans online. The 27-year-old took to Twitter to share the song's lyrics, reports aceshowbiz.com. "I stand here waiting for you to bang the gong/ To crash the critic...
  • HC dismisses vulgar lyrics case against Honey Singh July 4, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major relief for rapper Honey Singh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday quashed a petition against him. The petition was filed by the NGO, Help, against Honey Singh alleging vulgar lyrics in his songs. Honey Singh had on Wednesday submitted a written affidavit, claiming innocence,...
  • US: Bail denied to teen accused of Facebook terror post May 25, 2013

    Boston: A judge denied bail on Friday to a Massachusetts teenager who was arrested on terrorism charges after posting lyrics on his Facebook page suggesting he could do worse than the Boston Marathon bombers. Cameron D'Ambrosio, an 18-year-old aspiring rapper from Methuen, about 30 miles (50 km) north of Boston, was...
  • Rapper Honey Singh booked for singing vulgar songs May 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: With the Punjab and Haryana High Court coming down heavily on the lewd lyrics of songs sung by singer-rapper Honey Singh, the Punjab Police Friday booked him for singing vulgar songs in public. A case was registered against the singer under provisions of Section 294 (singing, reciting or uttering any...
  • Court summons Honey Singh over allegations of vulgar lyrics May 14, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Punjabi rapper-singer Honey Singh to be present in court on Tuesday to respond to allegations of vulgarity in one of his songs. Uttar Pradesh IPS officer Amitabh Thakur had filed an FIR against Singh for offensive songs, saying that he should be...
  • PepsiCo drops rapper Lil Wayne over controversial song May 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: PepsiCo Inc (PEP.N) severed ties with rapper Lil Wayne on Friday over a graphic reference to slain U.S. civil rights figure Emmett Till in a song. Lil Wayne, 30, had been the face of the PepsiCo drink Mountain Dew's 'Deweezy' campaign, a play on the rapper's 'Weezy' nickname. "We do...
  • Javed Akhtar@68: The man behind soulful lyrics January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Very few Bollywood people are as versatile as Javed Akhtar. The hugely acclaimed screenwriter turned lyricist with 'Duniya' in 1984. His simple, touching and soulful lyrics have started a new trend in Bollywood which changed the value of words in songs forever. Hindi film songs came out of the...
  • Bombay Jayashri in Oscar race for Original Song January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian singer Bombay Jayashri won her first Academy Award nomination for writing the lyrics for the lilting 'Pi's Lullaby' in Ang Lee's ship-wreck story 'Life of Pi'. She is competing with five other contenders for the Music (Original Song) category. The music of 'Pi's Lullaby' is by Mychael Danna...
  • 'Why do you sing dirty songs', raps Honey Singh January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In his latest song, 'This Party Is Getting Hot', with Punjabi pop star Jazzy B, rapper Honey Singh seems to mock himself and his ways but defiantly advices his detractors to either accept him the way he is or not step out of their homes. Singh has maintained...
  • Honey Singh: I'm the victim of a smear campaign January 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Bhangra-pop singer-rapper Honey Singh claims he is a victim of a vicious smear campaign launched by his rivals to finish off his rising career as India's foremost live entertainer. Shaken and nonplussed, Honey didn't know what hit him when, on Monday hours before the new year was ushered in with...
  • Honey Singh: Don't use me as an excuse January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Punjabi rapper Honey Singh, who is under fire for the obscene lyrics of some of his songs, has spoken out against the uproar, saying his name has been unnecessarily dragged into the controversy. "All this going on right now. They just needed an excuse and they've found one. CONGRATULATION!"...
  • Can lewd content be regulated in popular culture? January 2, 2013

    Public protests over Punjabi rapper Honey Singh for his lewd lyrics lead to the cancellation of his New Year eve show and an FIR. ...
  • Honey Singh controversy sparks language debate January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Public protests might have forced the cancellation of Punjabi rap singer Honey Singh's New Year's evening concert in Gurgaon, but the controversy has now sparked off a debate on the kind of language used in popular culture. ...
  • Gangnam Style: Psy apologises for anti-US lyrics December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: South Korean rapper and Internet sensation PSY is apologising to Americans for participating in anti-US protests several years ago. Park Jae-sang, who performs as PSY, issued a statement on Friday after reports surfaced that he had participated in concerts protesting the US military presence in South Korea during...
  • Popular music promotes sexual aggression September 7, 2011

    Washington: Popular music promotes sexual aggression among adolescents, says a research. Researchers looked at the trend of rising use of sexually explicit lyrics in music. "Popular music can teach young men to be sexually aggressive and treat women as objects while often teaching young women that their value to society is...
  • Lyricist, filmmaker Gulzar turns 75 today August 18, 2011

    Gulzar's has also won an Oscar for the lyrics of 'Jai Ho' from the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'. ...
  • Lyrics of Bollywood songs get dirtier May 24, 2011

    If you thought 'munni' and 'sheela' marked a new low in lyrics, we tell you just how much worse it's going to get....
  • Lyrical beauty: Gulzar releases 100 Lyrics October 8, 2009

    Gulzar's songs have enthralled generations and now you can also enjoy their lyrical beauty by reading them in the form of a book that is a compilation of his 100 most popular songs. ...
  • Song row gets shriller, panel summons lyricists December 1, 2007

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes will summon the people associated with the title song of the film Aaja Nachle for its “objectionable” lyrics. "We will summon all the people who have performed, written and cleared the lyrics as well as the producer and director," Commission Chairperson Buta Singh...
  • Beatles' lyrics fetch $300,000 June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Beatle George Harrison’s hand-written lyrics for the band’s hit song While My Guitar Gently Weeps fetched a hefty sum of $300,000 at an auction in Arizona on Monday. Written and recorded in 1968, the song reveals the rift within the band at that time. The lyrics sheet includes corrections...
  • Beatles' classic lyric sheet for sale June 16, 2007

    London; The original handwritten lyrics of Beatles classic While My Guitar Gently Weeps will go on sale in the United States on Monday and are expected to fetch up to £400,000 ($780,000). The manuscript, penned by George Harrison, includes lines not included in the final version of the song, which...
  • Journey of B'wood's man of words October 29, 2006

    Mumbai: After actor Shahrukh Khan's biography, it’s now turn of lyricist Sameer to have his life and work written about. And at the occasion of the release of his biography, it was double celebration for Sameer. Firstly, it was his father, late lyricist Anjaan's 75th birthday and also his silver jubilee...