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  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Shreya Ghoshal wins the Best Female Playback Singer award for 'Manwa Laage' 4 days ago

    We are finally out with the list of winners for this year's IBNLive Movie Awards. 2014 has seen a myriad of themes on which filmmakers experimented. Some were successful in narrating fresh new stories, while some faltered. Our readers voted for their favourites in different categories; while some of their...
  • A few people decided to imitate the biggest playback singers in the industry with one song April 9, 2015

    And that song is 'Chunni Leke'. In this hilarious video by Radio Mirchi, we see the funsters take upon pseudonyms like Sumar Kanu, Badnaam Sami, Arhaan Fakhtar, Bappi Gehri, Hata Mangeshkar and many more while they continue to mimic every playback singer with complete precision! ...
  • Sukhwinder Singh wins National Award for 'Bismil', says song deserved it March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Singer Sukhwinder Singh was on Tuesday named for the National Film Award for best playback singing for the song 'Bismil' from 'Haider'. He's happy as he feels the track truly deserved the honour. "It's an amazing feeling. Vishal Bhardwaj is a fabulous person and a good musician. 'Bismil' deserves this...
  • Happy Birthday Yo Yo Honey Singh: Listen to some of the best songs by the Indian rapper in this playlist March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Since his first song came out he started to gather admiration from his young fans and criticism from the critics who thought him to be vulgar. His fans on the other hand made him an icon of their generation. We line up some of the best songs of...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Female Playback Singer March 14, 2015

    In the second edition of IBNLive Movie Awards, we select nominees in various popular categories and allow our readers decide the outcome. Take our poll to vote and choose your favourite female singer of 2014. Here are the nominees in Best Female Playback Singer Kanika Kapoor for 'Baby Doll': Last year, a...
  • These Pakistani Bieber fans sing 'Baby' in the streets and it is just next level March 10, 2015

    Bieber fans, or 'Beliebers' can be found all around the world. But few of them are as majorly talented. These street singers from Pakistan sing the hit Bieber song 'Baby' and man, are they good! The had the perfect accent and they hit all the right notes. I'm no Bieber...
  • 'Baby doll' singer Kanika Kapoor says she will now sing more of classical Indian numbers February 24, 2015

    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...
  • Snapshot: Miley Cyrus pays tribute to Elvis Presley by donning his look January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus's wore a look inspired by the 'King of Rock and Roll' Elvis Presley. The 'Wrecking ball' singer wore an all-white ensemble as host of the opening of W magazine's Shooting Stars exhibit Friday, reports eonline.com. The ensemble included a very low cut cape-like top, an oversized gold...
  • I am a bathroom singer, says Amitabh Bachchan January 7, 2015

    The first trailer of Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' was released on Tuesday evening amidst the film's cast and crew including Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan, director R Balki and Gauri Shinde. Bachchan also made some confessions about the song sung by him in the bathroom onscreen. He said, "When you...
  • Shiv Sena protests against Ghulam Ali's music show; 15 held January 3, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Shiv Sena on Saturday held protests demanding cancellation of Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali's music show in the city on Sunday. Fifteen Sena workers were later arrested for holding the protests, police said. "Police today arrested 15 members of Shiv Sena at Karnavati Club in SG highway area here for protesting...
  • 'One Direction' not surprised with no Grammy nomination; says there's so much incredible music out there December 13, 2014

    London: Popular boy band One Direction is not angry for being blanked at the 57th Grammy Award nominations. The five-member group, whose third album 'Midnight Memories' is the biggest-selling album worldwide in 2013, thinks there is a high quality of music up for the Grammy prizes, reported Contactmusic. When asked if they...
  • Actress Demi Lovato's house on sale for the third time December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Demi Lovato has put her house for sale after three failed attempts. The 22-year-old, whose best friend Miley Cyrus resides just next to the house, has put her home in Toluca Lake on the market for a fourth time, with a price tag of $2.225 million, reports tmz.com. Lovato...
  • Watch how singer Katie Meluan struggled with a spider in her ear November 4, 2014

    Georgian-British musician Katie Meluan had one of her worst nightmares when a spider made its way into her ear. ...
  • Son to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singer November 1, 2014

    New York: One of Usher's sons studies his dance moves meticulously, while the other has said to the Grammy-winning star: "You're not a great singer." Usher says his son Nayvid Ely Raymond, who turns 6 in December, isn't impressed with the multiplatinum singer. "He doesn't care about what I do as much....
  • Music for relief! Bollywood singers and musicians come together for a concert to help Assam flood victims October 22, 2014

    As Indians were glued to their TV sets for the Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly bypoll results, government and people's apathy towards Assam flood victims seemed to have been of much more concern to some of the most prominent faces from the Indian music fraternity than the polls outcome. Spearheaded by...
  • Pop legend Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of highest-earning dead celebrities October 16, 2014

    New York: Five years after his death, singer Michael Jackson is generating a fortune and is the top-earning dead celebrity, raking in an estimated $140 million in the past year for his estate, Forbes said on Wednesday. He earned more than twice as much as singer Elvis Presley, who died in...
  • Is Bryan Singer slated to direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'? September 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Bryan Singer will reportedly helm the eighth instalment of the 'X-Men' series. The director, who worked on the first two instalments and recently was back for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', has been attached to the position since a while but now he has closed the deal with 20th...
  • Who is Peng Liyuan? Meet China's photogenic First Lady a style icon and hugely popular singer known as the 'outstanding songbird of the century' September 18, 2014

    China's gorgeous First Lady Peng Liyuan, who accompanied her husband and President Xi Jinping, has won many hearts in India, especially among students who cannot stop talking about meeting her at a Delhi school today. Students at the Tagore International School in the capital sang a song in Mandarin for the...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi in connection with the Saradha scam. CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said in Delhi that Gogoi has been arrested in Kolkata on the allegations of "conspiracy and misappropriation of funds" and he will be produced in Alipore court tomorrow. Gogoi was...
  • Man drops sex abuse lawsuit against 'XMen' director Bryan Singer August 28, 2014

    (Reuters) A 31yearold man on Wednesday withdrew a highprofile lawsuit accusing "XMen" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was an aspiring teen actor. Michael Egan filed a motion for voluntary dismissal of the civil lawsuit brought against Singer in April, according to court documents filed in Hawaii. Singer...
  • US attorneys want out of sexabuse case against 'XMen' director Bryan Singer July 30, 2014

    (Reuters) The attorneys for the man who accused "XMen" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a minor have asked to be withdrawn from the case, according to a filing on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hawaii. Lawyers Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher say in the...
  • e Lounge: Shraddha Kapoor is the next bankable star July 17, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor credits her success to her 'Ek Villian' director Mohit Suri. The film crossed the 100 crore mark, making Shraddha Kapoor the next bankable star. ...
  • I am not singing to impress anybody, just love to sing: Alia Bhatt July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After proving herself as an actor in 'Highway', Alia Bhatt wants her future film choices to be equally brave and varied. Alia, who is the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt, had a tailormade entry into Bollywood with Karan Johar's hit 'Student of the Year'. The 21yearold actor, however, impressed critics...
  • 'XMen' director Bryan Singer asks court to toss sex abuse lawsuit July 4, 2014

    Reuters: "XMen" director Bryan Singer on Thursday asked a judge in Los Angeles to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an anonymous British man accusing the filmmaker and an entertainment executive of sexually abusing him as a minor. Singer's attorney, Marty Singer, asked U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson to throw out the...
  • 'XMen Apocalypse': Director Bryan Singer confirms the existence of The Four Horsemen July 2, 2014

    Filmmaker Bryan Singer had a treat up his sleeve for the fans of the XMen franchise on Tuesday. He uploaded a glimpse from the treatment of the latest edition of the series on Instagram. A treatment is a document put together before the actual script is written. The script page teases Apocalypse's...
  • 'Lookin' for a love' singer Bobby Womack dies at age 70 June 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: U.S. soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has died, his publicist said on Friday. He was 70. The cause of his death was not yet known, according to his publicist, Sonya Kolowrat at XL Recordings. Womack, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, started...
  • 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,...
  • Jimmy Scott, angelvoiced jazz singer, dies at 88 June 15, 2014

    Jimmy Scott, a jazz singer whose soulful, androgynous voice won him the admiration of the likes of Ray Charles and Lou Reed before he found a wider audience later in life, has died at age 88, his wife said on Saturday. Scott died in his sleep at home in Las Vegas...
  • Assam's popular folk singer Khagen Mahanta dead June 12, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam's eminent folk singer Khagen Mahanta died at his residence on Thursday after a prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 72 and is survived by his singer wife Archana Mahanta, son Angarag 'Papon' Mahanta, a popular singer and a daughter. He was suffering from coronary and related ailments...