Indian Music

  • Global Indian Music Academy Awards: 'Aashiqui 2' bags six awards 22-01-2014 10:16 AM

    Mumbai: 'Aashiqui 2' led the films category of the fourth Gionee Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards as it walked away with six awards here. Initiated by Wizcraft International to applaud the finest achievements in the music Industry, the ceremony hosted by Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh was held Monday...
  • Actor Ranveer Singh to host fourth edition of GiMA 14-01-2014 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh will host the fourth edition of Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA), it was officially announced on Monday. "It is a huge honour to be invited back to host an awards ceremony of this calibre, celebrating Indian music. The last time around was thrilling, as I got...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion 31-08-2013 04:03 PM

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • Music scholar attempts to create national sound archive 28-08-2013 11:21 AM

    Kolkata: A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram...
  • Bob Marley's son follows Indian music for inspiration 24-11-2012 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: Rohan Marley, son of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley, says he has always been fascinated by Indian music, especially with Bollywood tracks. He has formed a spiritual connect with the country much before he landed here. Bob Marley took reggae music to a new high and is credited...
  • Rohan Marley follows Indian music 23-11-2012 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Rohan Marley, son of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley, says he has always been fascinated by Indian music, especially with Bollywood tracks. He has formed a spiritual connect with the country much before he landed here. Bob Marley took reggae music to a new high and is credited...
  • Remembering Salil Chowdhury: Why he is the most versatile Indian musician 19-11-2012 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Salil Chowdhury, affectionately known as 'Salilda' to millions of his admirers was one of the greatest musical talents India ever had, a man of many talents. He was not only an outstanding lyricist and composer, an accomplished and gifted arranger, poet, writer and a playwright but above all...
  • Shaan has a tryst with acting 27-10-2011 10:49 AM

    Mumbai: Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different get-ups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) recently. The melodious crooner played characters like Hrithik Roshan in 'Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai', Shah Rukh Khan in 'Main Hoon Na', Aamir...
  • Lata Mangeshwar honoured with Hridaynath award 29-09-2011 02:25 PM

    Mumbai: Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar was today honoured with the first Hridaynath award for her contribution to Indian music at a function here this evening. Lata, who turned 82 today, was presented a cheque of Rs one lakh, a trophy and a shawl by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The award...
  • Stars shine at Global Indian Music Awards 23-09-2011 12:08 PM

    Stars like Shah Rukh Khan and big names from the music industry like Sonu Nigam and Shaan were present at the Global Indian Music Awards. ...
  • I've more Indian collaborations planned: T-Pain 20-06-2011 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: Two-time Grammy winning rapper and record producer T-Pain has recently worked on a song with Indian music composer Aadesh Srivastava and says he has more such collaborations lined up. The 25-year-old hip-hop star has joined Aadesh on the track 'You're the baddest girl in the world' and is...
  • Steven Tyler is all praises for Indian music 21-05-2011 11:30 AM

    You know him as a rock icon, famous for his on-stage antics, powerful voice and signature screams. But there are things about Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler that only a few know of - that he heard Indian musician Ravi Shankar as a teenager and finds joy in his children's laughter...
  • Is music industry losing battle against piracy? 15-12-2010 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Caught in a thick web of piracy, the Rs.8.3-billion ($183 million) Indian music industry is facing serious trouble. Musicians and other artists feel there is not much they can do to save it from the free download menace and call it "a losing battle". Some estimates say a staggering...
  • Saif’s affair with Indian music, wants to make a film 25-01-2008 02:53 PM

    Mumbai: Despite being virtually out of a place in the IPL 4 playoffs, Pune Warriors are taking their remaining three matches very seriously and aim to finish on a high, said leg-spinner Rahul Sharma on Sunday. Pune Warriors are currently at the second half of the points table with just...
  • Giving a western touch to classical Indian music 10-08-2007 11:37 PM

    Indian music has been used globally as accompaniment to most music forms. ...