NORAH JONES

  • Dhoni wins 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports April 5, 2014

    London: On a roll in the ongoing World Twenty20 where his team have entered the final, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has another reason to smile as he has won the 2014 Asian award for outstanding achievement in sports in London. Dhoni, currently in Bangladesh leading India in the ICC...
  • Not surprised with dad's Grammy nomination again: Anoushka December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Anoushka Shankar, daughter of legendary sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar, says she is not at all surprised that her father's album 'The Living Room Sessions Part 2' has received a posthumous nomination at 56th Grammy Awards. The 32yearold sitarist, who was very closed to her father, said that all his...
  • Have not cast any Hollywood actor in 'Baahubali': SS Rajamouli July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Southern filmmaker SS Rajamouli has denied rumours that he has cast Hollywood actor Nathan Jones in his next ambitious project 'Baahubali'. There were reports that the Australian actor, who is best known for starring in films like 'Troy' and 'Conan The Barbarian', was part of the period...
  • Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones pay tribute to their father Ravi Shankar March 12, 2013

    Pandit Ravi Shankar's musician daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, wife Sukanya were among many who turned out to pay tribute to the late sitar maestro at his memorial service in Delhi on Sunday evening. ...
  • Norah charms Delhi with mix of old and new hits March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Opening with her current popular number 'Happy Pills' and signing off with the global hit 'Come away with me', Norah Jones fulfilled the Delhi audience's every wish belting out a mix of old and new songs at her maiden performance in the city. "I'm very excited to be here....
  • Norah Jones enthralls Mumbai with maiden Indian gig March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: American singer and pianist Norah Jones took to stage amidst a cheering crowd at her first live performance in India, regaling the audience with hits like 'Sunrise' and 'Come Away With Me'. The multiple Grammy winning daughter of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar performed at the A Summer's Day festival in...
  • Snapshot: Norah Jones performs in Mumbai March 4, 2013

    Grammy award winner Norah Jones, performs during A Summer's Day festival in Mumbai on March 3. PTI Photo by Shashank Parade. ...
  • 10 things to look forward to in the next thirty days February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Exciting times ahead for fans of movies and music and television. From honouring the best of cinema at the 85th Academy Awards to Norah Jones performing in India live to Charlie Sheen making his debut on Indian television; it is going to be an exciting few weeks...
  • Anoushka, Norah receive Pandit Ravi Shankar's Grammy February 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Sixty days after his demise, sitar legend Pandit Ravi Shankar was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy award, which was jointly accepted by his musically gifted daughters Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Anoushka, a reputed sitarist herself, and Norah, who has carved a niche as a singersongwriter, attended the...
  • US: Hundreds pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar December 21, 2012

    Encinitas, California: Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, along with the wife of late Beatle George Harrison said their final goodbyes to the sitar virtuoso on Thursday at a public memorial service in Encinitas, California. The legendary musician and composer, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western...
  • Oscars: Adele, The Black Keys lead the song race December 13, 2012

    London: Singer Adele's 2012 Bond movie theme and songs by the Black Keys, Fiona Apple, Mumford & Sons and Norah Jones have been shortlisted for a Best Song Oscar nomination. The top acts join the likes of Arcade Fire, Liz Phair, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O, Rick Ross and...
  • Grammy lifetime achievement honour for Pandit Ravi Shankar December 13, 2012

    Washington: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar would receive the lifetime achievement Grammy award, organisers of the top music award announced on Thursday. Shankar would receive the award posthumous on February 10 at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, said the Recording Academy, which gives the prestigious Grammy...
  • Pt Ravi Shankar's music was as vivacious as his personal life December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: With the death of Pandit Ravi Shankar, passes an era of Hindustani classical music an era which saw the Indian musical artform going global in the true sense of the word. Ravi Shankar, born as Robindro Shounkor Chowdhury to a Bengali Brahmin family in Varanasi in 1920,...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar: How the West was won December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Sitar maestro and composer Pandit Ravi Shankar, one of India's most loved and best known musicians, died in the US Tuesday. He was 92. He had been admitted to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, San Diego last Thursday after he complained of breathing difficulties. He breathed...
  • Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar dies at 92 December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar died on Wednesday morning IST in San Diego in the United States at the age of 92 years. Pandit Ravi Shankar was in the US with his family for a surgery. Pandit Ravi Shankar's wife Sukanya and daughter Anoushka have issued a...
  • Norah Jones: 'Little Broken Hearts' June 5, 2012

    Norah Jones first emerged on the world stage ten years ago with her 2002 album 'Come Away With Me' that swept the 2003 Grammy Awards. ...
  • Norah Jones's 'Little Broken Hearts' April 24, 2012

    Norah Jones who first emerged on the world stage ten years ago with her 2002 album 'Come Away With Me' that swept the 2003 Grammy Awards. ...
  • Anoushka Shankar unwell, to be operated in USA September 9, 2008

    Encinitas (California): Anoushka Shankar, the daughter of legendary sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar and a noted sitar player in her own right, is to go undergo a major surgery in a US hospital, her family sources have said. The family has refused to comment on what ails the budding musician who is...
  • In Pics: Check out the artistes who can lull you to sleep April 8, 2008

    A Travelodge survey has shown that Coldplay is most effective in inducing sleep. ...
  • Anoushka brings dad, sister together in new album December 14, 2007

    Pune: Pandit Ravi Shankar and his two daughters sitarist Anoushka Shankar and singer Norah Jones have come together for the first time in Anoushka's new album, Breathing Under Water. The album is in collaboration with various artists. While in Pune to perform a show with her father, the young sitarist...
  • Anoushka explores her wild side February 21, 2007

    One would normally see Anoushka Shankar with a sitar immersed in music but CNNIBN caught her wearing a cat suit and climbing a tree. In case you're wondering whats going on, well, the musician is doing it all for a cause. Paras: We have got Anoushka Shankar exploring her wild side...