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  • A R Rahman offers 'I' tickets to Doctors to show gratitude for treating his mother January 17, 2015

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman offered tickets of his latest Tamil outing 'I' to a group of doctors and their families of Apollo Hospital here as a token of gratitude for treating his mother when she was seriously ill. "Rahman believes it was these doctors who brought his mother back...
  • Snapshot: Miley Cyrus pays tribute to Elvis Presley by donning his look January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus's wore a look inspired by the 'King of Rock and Roll' Elvis Presley. The 'Wrecking ball' singer wore an all-white ensemble as host of the opening of W magazine's Shooting Stars exhibit Friday, reports eonline.com. The ensemble included a very low cut cape-like top, an oversized gold...
  • Madonna accused of using Hebdo's name to promote album 'Rebel Heart' January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Madonna has been accused by many online commentators of using the Paris terrorist attack to promote her album 'Rebel Heart'. The 56-year-old posted a series of photographs to her Instagram page to offer support after 12 people were killed in the gun attack on French satirical magazine Charlie...
  • Happy birthday AR Rahman: Lata Mangeshkar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kavita Krishnamurthy hail him for his exceptional work January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: On the 48th birthday of Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman Tuesday, singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Kavita Krishnamurthy have hailed the talent of the 'Mozart of Madras', who has given Hindi cinema some lilting melodies and memorable numbers throughout his career. Here's what they have to say of the musician, who...
  • David Guetta concert: Fans enjoy themselves immensely December 20, 2014

    All roads lead to Buddh International Circuit on Friday as French DJ and EDM artist David Guetta took to the stage to give yet another memorable performance. "We want David Guetta," screamed the crowd. ...
  • This was better than the first time I performed here: David Guetta on his second India tour December 19, 2014

    The stage was set and fans ready to welcome the floppy-haired DJ David Guetta who brought in a revolution in the world of Electronic Dance Music. Over thousands of EDM aficionados, shouted in a frenzy as they waited with bated breath to see the Grammy-award winning DJ. Having attended the entire...
  • David Guetta concert: Grammy award-winning DJ enthrals fans, says EDM has become huge in India December 19, 2014

    All roads lead to Buddh International Circuit today as French DJ and EDM artist David Guetta takes to the stage to give yet another memorable performance. Guetta, who is currently in India performs in Delhi/NCR today and soon fly to Bangalore for his second performance scheduled for December 21. David...
  • A.R. Rahman in Oscar race again December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Double Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman is once again in the race for an Academy Award. Among the 114 scores in contention for a nomination in the Original Score category for the 87th Oscars, the Mozart of Madras stands a chance with three mentions. His work for 'Million...
  • SS Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims October 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Composer S.S. Thaman will perform on Sunday at Thaman Unplugged Music for a cause. The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of Hudhud cyclone in Andhra Pradesh. The event will take place at Hard Rock Cafe. Actors such as Akkineni Naga...
  • Narendra Modi speaks at New York's Central Park rock concert, reaches out to youngsters September 28, 2014

    New York: After giving a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed to the famous Central Park in New York where he addressed a packed audience of youngsters and called for world peace. Using an unusual platform of a rock concert, Modi on Saturday invoked...
  • Backstreet Boys postpone Tel Aviv concerts because of security concerns July 21, 2014

    New York: Pop band Backstreet Boys have postponed three upcoming concerts in Israel, citing "security" concerns in the wake of Operation Protective Edge. This marks the third series of shows pushed back in light of rising tensions and hostilities in the Middle East. Paul Anka and Neil Young and Crazy Horse...
  • Yahoo unveils a lineup of free streaming concerts July 12, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo continued its shift to online content with a lineup of free streaming concerts by music stars such as Usher, Michael Franti, and The Dave Matthews Band. A Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen promised to serve up a new live concert daily beginning on July 15 when The...
  • Rick Ross arrested after concert in North Carolina June 30, 2014

    Greensboro: Rapper Rick Ross has been released after his arrest following a North Carolina concert. Greensboro Police Department spokeswoman Susan Danielsen says that Ross was taken into custody Friday night after the SuperJam concert. She says a court had issued an order for his arrest because he failed to appear in...
  • Britney Spears' manager confirms singer lipsyncs at Las Vegas shows June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Britney Spears' manager has confirmed that the singer has been lipsyncing during her Las Vegas residency performances. Adam Laber admitted that the former Disney star had difficulties singing all the songs in the setlist while she had to dance as well, reported Ace Showbiz. "To put on the show...
  • Paul McCartney postpones Japanese gig due to illness May 18, 2014

    London: Former Beatles star Paul McCartney has been forced to postpone the first show of his Japanese tour after coming down with a virus.The 71yearold singer was due to kick off his minitour in the capital Tokyo on Saturday, but he has fallen sick and doctors advised him to cancel...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...
  • After twerking, Miley Cyrus spits on the audience March 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: After giving her audience a shock element with her saucy twerking on the stage off and on, Miley Cyrus tried something new at a recent performance - spitting! She added a water element to her concert Thursday, as she took giant gulps of water and spat it back out...
  • CJ Show: Notes of Change in Tihar Jail March 17, 2014

    A Delhi based rock band named Menwhopause perform with inmates in Tihar jail as part of the rehabilitation activity at the prison. This CJ report is brought to you in collaboration with Nowdelhi.tv ...
  • Robin Thicke's concert to be cancelled at Boston University? February 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Students from Boston University have started a petition urging the school to cancel Robin Thicke's performance at their spring concert next month at the Agganis Arena. In the petition, they have urged that "it is a dishonor to our feminist history to symbolically idolize Robin Thicke by allowing him...
  • Two men charged in Wisconsin theft of Stradivarius violin February 8, 2014

    Two Wisconsin men were charged Friday with stealing a rare Stradivarius violin worth millions of dollars from a concert violinist in late January, prosecutors said. The violin, which was made in 1715 and had an appraised value of $5 million for insurance purposes, was recovered late Wednesday from a Milwaukee residence,...
  • Watch: Musicians play instruments made of ice at Swedish concert January 24, 2014

    A Swedish city hosted a concert where all the instruments are made of ice. The performance was held in an igloo. Along with the violins and a viola, cellos and a bass, there was an ice banjo too. ...
  • Beyonce pays tribute to Paul Walker during concert December 7, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles paid tribute to 'Fast and Furious' actor Paul Walker, who was killed in a car crash last week, during a concert. The 32yearold singer, who is on her Mrs Carter tour dedicated a song to the actor during a concert at Los Angeles' Staples...
  • AAP takes to music to strike a chord with voters at 'Jeet Ki Goonj' November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Revelations, press conferences, rallies and now it is music concerts that Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has taken to for wooing voters. AAP's open for all music concert 'Jeet ki goonj' on Saturday evening saw huge crowds wearing the AAP caps and roaring 'vote for AAP' with the...
  • Touring is killing me, says Elton John September 12, 2013

    London: Singer Elton John believes touring is slowly killing him as he is always on the road and never has any time to spend with his family. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' hitmaker is keen to cut down on the amount of concerts he does to spend more time with his husband...
  • Controversial Kashmir concert by Zubin Mehta ends on sour note September 8, 2013

    Srinagar: A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi's rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event. The concert, on the banks of picturesque Dal Lake, went off peacefully on Saturday night amid heavy...
  • Duty of a musician is to bring people together in conflict zones: Zubin Mehta September 8, 2013

    A day after performing in Kashmir, Zubin Mehta says let music be the healer. In an interview to CNN-IBN he said that it's the duty of musicians to bring together people in conflict zones. ...
  • J&K: CRPF kills 3 alleged terrorists, locals protest September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: The CRPF on Saturday killed three alleged terrorists at Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. Official said the CRPF retaliated after the alleged terrorists attacked a CRPF bunker around 1 pm. The CRPF claimed to have recovered one pistol and a grenade from unidentified terrorists. "We are trying to ascertain...
  • Zubin Mehta undeterred, set for his music concert in Kashmir today September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: World renowned music conductor Zubin Mehta is set to take the stage on Kashmir on Saturday with his Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert. It will broadcast live in fifty countries and 1,500 people are likely to attend it. But there has been a lot of politics over it with separatist groups demanding scrapping...