WORLD MUSIC DAY

  • Quiz: How well do you know the music legends? June 21, 2014

    It is World Music Day today. And those who understand the importance of music in life and been following even the smallest development in the lives of their favourite stars, would be delighted to take our music quiz. How well are you informed about the music legends? Take our quiz...
  • Watch: This will actually lift your mood. 20 artistes recreate the iconic 'Don't Worry Be Happy' song on World Music Day June 20, 2014

    It was first sung by Bobby McFerrin in September, 1988, and since then adopted by the most talented musicians around the world. Bob Marley has his own version of the song. On World Music Day, celebrated on June 21, 2014, where cultures and nations across the world bring their very own...
  • What is World Music Day? June 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The World Music Day has its origins in France. American musician Joel Cohen (no relations with Leonard Cohen) of the Boston Camerata fame proposed an allnight music celebration to mark the beginning of the summer solstice in 1976 while he was on a scholarship to study music in...
  • Viewer's Choice: Best music you have ever heard June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: On World Music Day we asked our audience to list the most memorable songs they have ever heard. The responses ranged from mellow blues to grunge and ragabased classical Bollywood tracks. Listen to some of the timeless hits of all times ...
  • Rabbi Shergill pays tribute to his favourite singers June 22, 2009

    It was World Music Day on Sunday and singer Rabbi Shergill paid tribute to his favourite musicians by singing an unplugged version of three of his favourite tracks of all time. ...
  • World Music Day: Effects in MughaleAzam's songs June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: On world music day CNNIBN brings you all about a golden oldie from MughaleAzam. The legendary Lata Mangeshkar reflects on the classic romantic track Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. This hit track from 1960's classic MughaleAzam brought together the dream team of Naushad, Lata Mangeshkar and lyricist Shakeel Badayuni....
  • World Music Day: The making of Mere Sapno ki Rani June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: On world music day CNNIBN brings you some memorable Hindi film songs which are evergreen. Yesteryear romantic legend Rajesh Khanna talks about the famous chartbuster Mere Sapno ki Rani from his film Aradhana. "One film, one pilot, one big heroine, great music by S D Burman and there...
  • Listen: Zila Khan's tribute on World Music Day June 22, 2008

    World music is a genre of music that celebrates ethnic sounds from across the globe and June 21 is World Music Day. Here's Sufi singer Zila Khan with her soft and sensous tribute to celebrate the day. ...
  • In Tune: World Music Day special June 24, 2007

    CNNIBN brings you a special World Music show, In Tune, that takes you through the journey of contemporary, folk and new age sounds. ...
  • Play it soft for babies June 21, 2007

    New Delhi:Newborns at Fortis La Femme Hospital of Delhi enjoy music. Music really is the rhythm of life for these infants. Therapists use music to pacify babies and stimulate their growth. They say that listening to harsh music, like heavy metal or hard rock when a woman is pregnant can affect...