Pop Singer

  • Nigerian pop singer offers her virginity to militant group Boko Haram in exchange for the 200 kidnapped school girls June 26, 2014

    A 23yearold Nigerian pop singer has offered her virginity to the militant group Boko Haram in exchange for the kidnapped Chibok girls. "They are between 12 and15 year old girls for Christ sake. I am older and more experienced. Even if 10 to12 men have to take me every night,...
  • Miley Cyrus, Arias murder trial top Yahoo's 2013 searches December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Pop singer Miley Cyrus and the trial of boyfriendkiller Jodi Arias dominated Yahoo's (YHOO.O) online searches in 2013, the web search engine said on Tuesday, while rapperproducer duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis dominated music streams on Spotify. Cyrus, 21, generated the most overall searches on Yahoo this year, overtaking...
  • Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi joins Congress August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi and four leaders from various political parties joined Congress here Monday, party sources said. Mehndi and four others had applied for party membership and their requests have been accepted, said a source in the party's Delhi unit. The four others include two sitting Delhi legislators...
  • Justin Bieber grows up July 10, 2012

    Singer Justin Bieber is trying to shed his baby tag with the song 'Boyfriend'. ...
  • Topless pic of singer angers Indians in Australia July 4, 2012

    Melbourne: Topless pictures of an Indianorigin singer, who is Gold Coast city's pick to promote tourism in India, has left a section of the Indian community uneasy with some speaking against such moves to sell tourism to a largely conservative India. Queenslandraised pop singer Aiysha Saagar was recently selected as...
  • Lady Gaga to adopt three Indian kids? November 13, 2011

    London: Pop star Lady Gaga, who recently visited India, is reportedly planning to adopt three kids from an Indian orphanage and one from America. Gaga has set up the notforprofit group Born This Way Foundation to help people worldwide develop a new standard of care towards one another. "...She's already set...
  • My personal life is private: Spears August 28, 2011

    London: Singer Britney Spears says she tries to keep her private life away from the public as much as possible. "I can be pretty guarded with my personal life and I've learned that's okay. I think your personal life is your personal life, and that should stay private," she told popjustice.com. Spears...
  • Move to shield wildlife from Katy-Russell wedding October 23, 2010

    Ranthambore: As British comedian Russell Brand and American pop singer Katy Perry get set to tie the knot near the Rathambore National Park this weekend, efforts are on to ensure the wedding party doesn't disturb wildlife. In the last two days, villagers have complained of loud noise coming from Aman-i-Khas, the...
  • Madonna overwhelmed, cause wins $7 mn donation November 15, 2009

    Sao Paulo (Brazil): US pop star Madonna broke into tears when Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista announced that he would donate $7 million for her welfare projects, a media report said. During a dinner at Batista's home on Thursday, the tycoon asked the singer how much money she collected and how much...
  • MJ was the greatest entertainer, says Obama July 8, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has praised Michael Jackson as one of the "greatest entertainers of our generation" whose life was mired in tragedy. Obama's remarks in an interview with CNN came as thousands of people flocked to downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday to attend a memorial service for the pop...
  • List of guests invited to Jackson's memorial July 7, 2009

    Los Angeles: A hearse carrying Michael Jackson's golden casket has left a private service in the Hollywood Hills, apparently heading to a public memorial in downtown Los Angeles. Family and friends spent about a half hour in the service on Tuesday morning, then left in a motorcade behind the hearse. Police say...
  • Michael Jackson faked his death: report July 2, 2009

    London: Just days after Michael Jackson died, rumours are flooding the internet that he faked his own death. Thousands of fans have been logging onto websites to join wacky conspiracy theories that the singer is still alive and is just getting ready to make a spectacular comeback. One website released a photo...
  • Jackson's mother wins temporary guardianship of kids June 30, 2009

    Los Angeles: Michael Jackson's mother Katherine has won the temporary guardianship of the late singer's children and control of his estate as a legal battle over his kids, money and belongings began to take shape. Katherine Jackson won the first round in what could become a protracted fight over an estate...
  • MJ's $500 mn debt June 26, 2009

    Los Angeles/New York: Along with a vast musical legacy and legions of adoring fans, pop superstar Michael Jackson leaves behind a mountain of debt and an unfulfilled comeback many hoped would rake in millions and erase his financial troubles. The King of Pop died suddenly on Thursday at the age of...
  • Jackson's final curtain call London concerts sold out March 14, 2009

    London: Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans lined up in the cold and rain outside London's O2 arena for tickets to his comeback concert. Some of them had been there since Wednesday to grab tickets that went on sale on Friday morning. Around 750,000 tickets were sold out in four hours....
  • Michael Jackson still the king, packed shows March 13, 2009

    Mumbai: The King of pop is it seems still the king! Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans lined up in the cold and rain outside London's O2 arena for tickets to the legend's comeback concert, his first since 2001. Fans started queuing up with tents, chairs and sleeping bags from Wednesday onwards...
  • Pop star Michael Jackson auctions his treasure March 8, 2009

    The singer lived life like a king but is deeply under debt right now. ...
  • Britney to tell the world how she ruined her life October 10, 2008

    New York: Pop star Britney Spears plans to set the record straight about her personal and professional woes in a documentary to be aired shortly before the release of her new album Circus in December. In the 90-minute film, Britney: For the Record, Spears talks about her high-profile meltdown, which...