MUSIC

  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: From Transglobal Underground to Bharat Brass Band; world musicians set to perform January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Jaipur is once again set to dance to the beat of world class musicians as the annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival brings together an eclectic line up of artists playing morning and night. The music performances will take place at two locations, the Font Lawns at Diggi Palace...
  • 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...
  • Selena Gomez: It's tough to convince people that I'm right for certain films January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez says the mistakes she has made in her life so far have taught her a lot about herself and the people around her. The 22-year-old pop-star experienced many ups and downs in 2014 -- splitting and getting back together with Justin Bieber -- on several occasions...
  • 'Tevar' music review : Calling this album Sajid-Wajid's best would be an exaggeration January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Music scores of the composing duo Sajid Wajid has been part of many films that belong to the 100-crore club. Sajid-Wajid have been a permanent fixture in Salman films like 'Dabangg', 'Dabangg 2', 'Ek Tha Tiger' and then some more. Boney Kapoor's 'Tevar' also has the (for the...
  • 'Elastic Heart' by Sia: New video features Shia LaBeouf performing an interpretive dance in a cage with young artiste Maddie Ziegler January 8, 2015

    Two people, dancing without abandon in a giant cage to a moving piece of music. The latest video by Australian singer-songwriter Sia features actor Sia LaBeouf and young dancer Maddie Ziegler, performing a wildly choreographed dance inside a giant cage. Directed by Sia and Daniel Askill, the song has been...
  • 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...
  • Black Eyed Peas all geared up and excited to reunite: Will.i.am January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Black Eyed Peas will reportedly reunite later this year to mark their 20th anniversary. The 'I Gotta Feeling' hitmaker band, comprising Fergie, will.i.am, Apl.de.ap and Taboo, have been on hiatus since 2011 but are working together in the recording studio on follow-up to 2010 album 'The Beginning' and also...
  • Katy Perry's relationship with DJ Diplo? She wants to keep it 'private' January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop star Katy Perry wants to keep her relationship with DJ Diplo 'very very private' after high profile relationships with Russell Brand and John Mayer in the past. "Diplo is still a part of her life, but she is keeping it very, very private," femalefirst.co.uk quoted a source as...
  • Lata Mangeshkar remembers musician RD Burman on his 21st death anniversary January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar remembered her long association with noted Bollywood music director R D Burman, affectionately called Pancham Da, on his 21st death anniversary. The 85-year-old singer has collaborated with Burman on several hit songs like 'Aaja Piya Tohe Pyar Doon', 'Agar Tum Na Hote', 'Mere Naina Sawan Bhadon',...
  • Playback singer Arijit Singh makes his Tamil debut with 'Pugazh' January 3, 2015

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Arijit Singh has crooned his first Tamil number in upcoming film "Pugazh", which features Jai Sampath and Surabhi in the lead. "Arijit Singh of 'Tum hi ho' fame debuts in Tamil with a super melodious love track. The melody begins with the lines 'Neeye Vaazhkai Enbena', written...
  • Is Britney Spears planning a family with Charlie Ebersol? January 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears is reportedly discussing about having children with Charlie Ebersol, her boyfriend of four months. According to a report by RadarOnline, the singer has already started talking babies with Ebersol. "Britney has said that Charlie wants to have children of his own and thinks that she would be...
  • Priyanka Chopra welcomes US singer-songwriter Matthew Koma to India January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra recently welcomed American musician and singer-songwriter Matthew Koma to India. "Hanging with family...The lovely @priyankachoprawelcoming us to India," Koma, who was in Goa to perform at one of the Electronic Dance Music festivals, tweeted Friday. He also shared a black and white photograph in which the actress,...
  • 2014 was like a workout for me: AR Rahman December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: "The year 2014 was like a workout for me" says Oscar winning composer A.R.Rahman, who has given music for as many as twelve films including some Hollywood projects this year. He has also composed music for Shankar's forthcoming Tamil film 'I'. "I have done almost twelve movies in 2014 and it's...
  • South Korean rapper duo accuses 'The Interview' makers of lifting their song 'Pay Day' without permission December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: A rapper duo from South Korea has said their song 'Pay Day' has been used without permission in the James Franco-starrer 'The Interview'. Husband and wife, Tiger JK and Yoon Mi Rae, have threatened legal action, alleging that they never gave consent to the use of the song, reported...
  • Britney Spears celebrates first anniversary of Las Vegas residency December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pop star Britney Spears celebrated the first anniversary of her Las Vegas residency. The 33-year-old mother of two performed her first 'Piece of Me' show in seven weeks to mark the occasion, and celebrated with her crew after the concert. The singer also posted a video featuring her highlights...
  • In my career I have never opted for a safe path: Priyanka Chopra December 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is all set for her maiden production venture 'Madamji', which is currently in pre-production stage. The 32-year-old actress, who will be shooting back-to-back for 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Dil Dhadakne Do', says she is enjoying the process of taking decisions as a producer. "'Madamji' is a fictional...
  • Rapper-actor Ludacris engaged to his longtime girlfriend Eudoxie Agnan December 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Rapper-actor Ludacris has proposed his longtime girlfriend Eudoxie Agnan during a vacation in Costa Rica. The 37-year-old 'The Fast and the Furious' star proposed Eudoxie in style as the happy couple shared the pictures via their respective Instagram page yesterday, Ace Showbiz. "Best day of my life with the love...
  • Hip-hop band Nerd reunites for 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' theme song December 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hip-hop band NERD comprising of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley are finally back with new music. The trio has made a contribution to the soundtrack of the upcoming 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water', recording a new song called 'Squeeze Me', reported Ace Showbiz. Set for an...
  • Watch: Sizzling hot number 'Touch my body' from Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's 'Alone' is a remake of 90s hit song 'Don't be shy' December 27, 2014

    Sung by Aditi Singh Sharma and composed by Raghav Sachar and Dr Zeus, the song 'Touch my body' features Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu on the dance floor. ...
  • Is Chris Brown engaged to Karrueche Tran? December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Chris Brown has sparked engagement rumours after his on-and-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran posted a picture of a diamond ring on her Instagram account. Tran recently posted a picture of the new ring, which is said to be gifted by the 25-year-old rapper, on her photo-sharing webiste, reported TMZ. However,...
  • Courtney Love takes a selfie with Boy Band One direction December 26, 2014

    London: Singer Courtney Love is reportedly a huge fan of the English boy band One Direction. The 50-year-old singer, who was married to Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain until his suicide in 1994, enjoyed hanging out together at a Saturday Night Live TV after party in New York over the weekend and...
  • Watch: Christmas with Shillong Chamber Choir December 25, 2014

    Catch the Shillong Chamber Choir in a celebration mood as they groove to their new Christmas release. ...
  • Boy band One Direction sing Christmas carol on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' December 24, 2014

    Los Angeles, Dec 24 (PTI) British boy band One Direction sang 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' while playing instruments like drum, triangle and banana-shaped maraca on a TV chat show. One Direction made an appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' and joined the show's host for a song,...
  • Anurag Kashyap likes to confront dark emotions through his films December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's fascination for dark subjects is evident from his movies and the filmmaker says he tackles such emotions on screen because normally people don't like confront it in real life. Kashyap, 42, who has directed films like 'Black Friday', 'Dev D', 'Gangs of Wasseypur' feels the society today has...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana: I needed to break myself completely for my role in 'Hawaizaada' December 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, known for playing North-Indian roles on-screen, will be seen as a Maharashtrian in upcoming biopic 'Hawaizaada' but he says the film is not a conscious effort on his part to change his image. The 30-year-old actor, who has been a part of romantic-comedies like 'Vicky Donor', 'Nautanki Saala'...
  • English rock band The Rolling Stones releases video to thank fans December 23, 2014

    London: English rock band The Rolling Stones have released a message to fans online.In the clip, lead singer Mick Jagger thanks fans who came to see the band play live in 2014. "We've had a fabulous time on the '14 On Fire' tour this year," he said.Guitarist Ronnie Wood then...
  • British singer Joe Cocker of 'You are so beautiful' fame dies of lung cancer December 23, 2014

    New York: Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends," the teary ballad "You Are So Beautiful" and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 70. His London-based agent, Barrie...
  • Mel B was hospitalised for mixing drugs with alcohol? December 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Spice Girl Mel B was hospitalised last weekend because the singer had reportedly an accidental overdose of tranquilisers and alcohol. Controversy has swirled around the 39-year-old singer and TV judge after she apparently split from husband Stephen Belafonte, reported Radar online. "Mel B was hospitalised because she mixed tranquilisers,...
  • Madonna gives fans an early x-mas gift; releases six new songs December 21, 2014

    London: Pop star Madonna released six tracks from her new album 'Rebel Heart' over one night after demos of the songs were leaked earlier this week. She says this her "early Christmas gift" for her fans. The singer's album is due to release in March, reports mirror.co.uk. The 56-year-old took to Twitter,...
  • Sunburn organiser says he wanted to cancel one of the greatest December 31 parties when Balasaheb Thackeray died December 20, 2014

    Panaji: Shailendra Singh, the brain behind Asia's one of the biggest Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festival, Sunburn, says he almost gave up his business after his company went through a rough phase following the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray in November 2012. "The gates opened at 2 pm...