MUSICAL

  • We still live in a very sexist society: Madonna 4 hours 48 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Pop diva Madonna says she will always embrace her sexual side and slammed anyone attacking her age. Even though Madonna is 56-years-old, she still frequently puts on very racy performances and constantly tries to embrace her sexuality despite facing criticism, reported the Rolling Stones magazine. "It's still the one area...
  • I'll probably be single even at 30: Taylor Swift Yesterday

    London: Young Taylor Swift is not sure if she will ever have a long-term relationship as the pop star feels celebrity status makes it difficult for her to find a boyfriend. The 25-year-old 'Blank Space' hitmaker has previously dated celebrities like Harry Styles, Jake Gyllenhaal and John Mayer, reported the...
  • No sense in today's lyrics, it is very disappointing: Bappi Lahiri Yesterday

    Mumbai: Composer-singer Bappi Lahiri says these days lyrics have no meaning and are bizarre. "There is no meaning of lyrics these days. It's very disappointing. Listen to songs like 'Chaar botal Vodka'. All these words are bizarre. One has to concentrate on the lyrics," Bappi, who has given the vocals to...
  • 'OK Kanmani' trailer: Mani Ratnam, AR Rahman weave magic with this effervescent romance 2 days ago

    Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in lead roles, the film 'OK Kanmani' has been produced by Mani Ratnam's production house Madras Talkies. ...
  • Musician Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma ready to compose music for Bollywood films 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma, one half of the famous music composing duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, said he is ready to do music for a Bollywood film if somebody comes with a good offer. "I am ready to compose music for a Bollywood film if a producer or a filmmaker comes with a good...
  • A horrible nightmare: Madonna on her backwards stumble at the Brit Awards 2 days ago

    London: Talking about her backward stumble during her gig at the BRIT Awards, singer Madonna says it was a 'horror show' after her performance went horribly awry. The 56-year-old opened up about the incident while talking on "The Jonathan Ross Show", which is set to air on March 14, reports dailymail.co.uk....
  • Vishal has a soulful approach towards music: Rekha Bhardwaj 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In her two decade old playback career, Rekha Bhardwaj has collaborated mostly with her director husband Vishal because she feels he understands music beautifully. Rekha, who started her Bollywood singing career with 'Chachi 420' where Vishal was the music director, said it is always a delight to work with him. "Vishal is...
  • Musician Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption, remarks about Bruno Mars 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter. The incendiary 37-year-old hip-hop artist took to the social media site Thursday to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the Grammys earlier this month. He also says he's sorry for remarks he made about 29-year-old...
  • Free online storage limit on Google Play Music increased from 20,000 to 50,000 songs 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has expanded the music storage limit on Google Play Music. Users can now store 50,000 songs for free and stream or download them to their phone, tablet, computer or Chromecast. Google would earlier let users store up to 20,000 songs for free. To store music online, users need...
  • Ed Sheeran wins best British record at top UK music awards 5 days ago

    London: The top British music awards went to young men on Wednesday as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith bagged the most important trophies in a star-studded Brit Awards show in London. But the grand dame of pop music, Madonna, who performed at the ceremony for the first time in two decades,...
  • AR Rahman's band NAFS debuts, performs at the Global Indian Music Awards 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Music maestro AR Rahman's band NAFS gave its maiden performance here at the fifth edition of Gionee Star Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA). The awards ceremony took place Tuesday in the presence of the crème de la crème of the music and film fraternity. The ceremony, hosted by singer Mika Singh...
  • My absence from Bollywood is not deliberate or intentional; I'm choosy about my music: Roop Kumar Rathod 6 days ago

    New Delhi: At a time, when playback singers compete to get maximum Bollywood numbers under their belt, Roop Kumar Rathod likes to maintain a low profile as he feels over exposure bores the listeners. Rathod's last Bollywood number was the hit 'O Saiyyan' from 'Agneepath' in 2012 followed by 'Kahe Sataye'...
  • 'Baby doll' singer Kanika Kapoor says she will now sing more of classical Indian numbers 6 days ago

    Noida: After getting recognised for her hit peppy numbers like 'Baby doll', 'Lovely' and 'Chittiyaan kalaiyaan', singer Kanika Kapoor says she will now sing more of classical Indian numbers this year to popularise the genre in the Hindi film industry. "I will bring the classical music back very soon...This year people...
  • Lady Gaga's tribute to 'The Sound of Music' at the Oscars 2015 was beautiful and unexpected February 23, 2015

    It is very out of character to see Lady Gaga dressed normally. It is more out of character for her to look that elegant.And while no one is denying her prowess as a singer, it was yet again weird to hear an announcement that said Lady Gaga would be paying...
  • Rapper Vanilla Ice arrested on burglary charges; police say he stole furniture, pool heater, from a neighbor's home February 19, 2015

    Miami: The rapper known as Vanilla Ice was arrested on Wednesday after police said he stole furniture, a pool heater and other items from a neighbor's home in south Florida. Police earlier in the day searched the home of Robert Van Winkle, which is the musician's legal name. They found there...
  • Pussy Riot's first English song 'I can't breathe' is a tribute to Eric Garner February 19, 2015

    New York: Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot released their first song in English on Wednesday, a musical tribute to Eric Garner, the unarmed black man whose death in a police chokehold last summer sparked wide protests against police violence. Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina recorded the song, "I Can't Breathe,"...
  • Will do a Bollywood movie if I can connect with the script on an emotional level, says Grammy winner Ricky Kej February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Bengaluru-based musician Ricky Kej, who was honoured with a Grammy Award, says his home country is not the main market for his music. He is, however, ready to compose for a Bollywood movie if the script moves him emotionally. His 2014 release 'Winds of Samsara', for which he won...
  • Singer Lady Gaga announces she's engaged to actor Taylor Kinney; shares photo of the ring on Instagram February 17, 2015

    Lady Gaga and her longtime boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney, have become engaged, the singer said on social media on Monday. "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!" Lady Gaga, 28, said on Instagram, displaying a photo of a heart-shaped ring. She and Kinney, 33, have been dating...
  • Apple may launch its new premium music service in the next few months February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple music service fans might see its upcoming premium version going live by this summer. Billboard says that the service-the next evolution of Beats Music - could have a spring launch, but it is certain to reach consumers by summer. According to 9to5Mac, Apple could use the iOS 8.4...
  • Grammy-winning Indian musician Ricky Kej wants to work with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer next February 16, 2015

    Bangalore: Indian musician Ricky Kej, who won the Grammy for his collaborative album 'Winds of Samsara' in the New Age Album category, has expressed his desire to collaborate with international music sensations Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer. "One big artiste, I would like to work with is Pharrell Williams. He is...
  • Veteran classical vocalist Prabha Atre gets prestigious Pt Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award February 16, 2015

    Nashik: Veteran classical vocalist Prabha Atre was today felicitated with the prestigious Pt Bhimsen Joshi Lifetime Achievement Award-2014. Noted classical Hindustani vocalist Pandit Jasraj presented the award to the 82-year-old singer at a function held here. The award, instituted by Maharashtra government's Directorate of Cultural Activities, carries a cash purse of Rs...
  • BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo launches love songs album on Valentine's Day February 15, 2015

    Kolkata: BJP MP and singer Babul Supriyo today launched his album of love songs, written by Rabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of Valentine's Day. "Today is the day of love and I wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day with the launch of my album," Supriyo said after the launch. The album 'Because...
  • Will Smith eyeing music return after working with Kanye West February 13, 2015

    London: Hollywood star Will Smith is planning a return to music after a 10-year absence following a recent studio session with Kanye West. The 46-year-old rapper-actor has not released an album since 2005's Lost and Found but said he is seriously considering going back to his roots after hooking up with...
  • Grammys audience dips to 25.3 million; Kanye West's antics drive Twitter February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Music's annual Grammy Awards drew the smallest TV audience since 2009, with just 25.3 million people watching as British soul singer Sam Smith grabbed four big wins, broadcaster CBS said on Monday. Featuring somber messages about domestic violence and civil rights, the Grammys still ranked as the most-watched awards...
  • Grammys 2015: From Sam Smith to Pharell Williams, here's the playlist of the most popular winning numbers February 9, 2015

    Here are the winning songs and albums from the 57th annual Grammy Awards, presented on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ...