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Bhikhari Thakur’s Bhojpuri legacy goes international


July 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge ... Read more...

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Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu visit Mehdi Hassan’s grave in Karachi


June 17th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood singers Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu visited the grave of Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan here to pay their respects.Mehdi Hassan's death marked an ... Read more...

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Noelia to launch singles from new album in US, Europe


March 19th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 19 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican pop star Noelia will launch simultaneously on the US and European markets two singles from the album she is recording in English with ... Read more...

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‘Jodi Breakers’ is fun all the way


February 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Jodi Breakers"; Cast: R. Madhavan, Bipasha Basu, Dipannati Sharma, Milind Soman, Helen; Director: Ashwini Chowdhary; Rating: ***Just when you think you've seen them all, from the hit jodis ... Read more...

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Nine gunned down at Mexican nightclub


February 5th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed nine people, including five musicians, and wounded 11 at a nightclub in the northern Mexican city of Chihuahua, authorities said.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Singer gunned down in Mexico


November 15th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) A singer-songwriter who performed "narcocorridos", ballads that recount the exploits and travails of drug kingpins, was gunned down over the weekend in Culiacan, the capital ... Read more...

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Chayanne releases cover version of classic song


September 29th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican pop star Chayanne has released a cover version of iconic Mexican singer and actor Pedro Infante's classic hit "Amorcito corazon" and the new track ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan to star in Gokulam Gopalan’s next


August 31st, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Businessman-cum-film-producer Gokulam Gopalan, who shot to fame after making "Pazhassi Raja", has finalised Kamal Haasan for his next, which is again a historical about Tipu Sultan ... Read more...

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Geraldo Ortiz nominated for 10 Billboard awards


August 26th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) Singer Gerardo Ortiz, who calls his style "progressive" norteno, is a contender in 10 categories of the first annual Billboard Mexican Music Awards.The nominations were announced ... Read more...

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Two-day folk festival to celebrate India’s forest


August 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Folk musicians from across the country will celebrate the country's bountiful forests at a two-day festival of folk music at the India Habitat Centre here ... Read more...

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Brit framer buried in unmarked grave is outlaw behind Robin Hood legend?


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): A historian has claimed that a farmer buried in an unmarked tomb in Britain, could have been the outlaw who became the basis for the Robin Hood legend.David ... Read more...

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American Idol, Top 12 Perform


March 17th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol opened with the three judges letting the audience know that their hearts and prayers go out to the people of Japan. At the end of the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson: First Posthumous Album ‘Hold My Hand’ Released


November 17th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
But where Michael Jackson is there, controversy has to follow, so while Sony and Epic has planned to release about half dozen of Michael’s unreleased tapes in the years to come, ... Read more...

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Perry wants Rihanna to get married


November 11th, 2010 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 11 (IANS) Pop singer Katy Perry, who got married to comedian Russell Brand last month in India, now wants her best friend R&B singer Rihanna to walk down the ... Read more...

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Venice’s gondoliers criticised for singing “culturally deficient” songs


October 5th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Gondoliers in Venice have been criticised for ignoring local ballads and for instead singing songs to tourists that are "culturally deficient" and have no relation to the lagoon ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart doesn’t like music when making love


October 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Rod Stewart has revealed that he doesn't like music when making love because he needs to concentrate.The fertile rocker, 65, whose wife Penny Lancaster, 39, is expecting their ... Read more...

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Mayu Ganeshan Fuses Tamil Film Ballads With Rap in ‘Aappam’


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil music composer Mayu Ganeshan is launching his debut album "Aappam', which is a compilation of dance, hip-hop and rock music infused with the Tamil ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle might duet with rapper for next


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle will reportedly sing alongside an American hip-hop star when she begins work on her second album next month. Susan is being lined up by her management ... Read more...

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Martina McBride To Perform At The ‘The 43rd Annual CMA Awards’


November 11th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American country singer Martina McBride is creating headlines once again as the singer is all set to perform at the 'The 43rd Annual CMA Awards', which is ... Read more...

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Boyzone members drink till late night in memory of Stephen Gately


October 19th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): The remaining members of Boyzone drank and sang songs after the funeral of bandmate Stephen Gately, sources say.The group's manager Louis Walsh, Elton John's partner David Furnish, Westlife ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado rewrote album to please daughter


September 19th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado rewrote her album to please her daughter. She axed several ballads from the album after her five-year-old daughter urged her to put "more fast songs" ... Read more...

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Clarkson goes all-out against record co.


July 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IBNS
July 30 (IBNS) Kelly Clarkson has locked horn with her record company after rumors of similarity between her heartbreaking ballad “Already Gone, and Beyonce’s equally heart-wrenching “Halo” came to the fore. Her producer ... Read more...

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George Strait is the Artist of the Decade


May 29th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by GD
George Strait has been honored with the prestigious and much respected 'Artist of the Decade' title by CBS TV Special. The CBS has been honoring and celebrating artists and musicians across decades. ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis ‘working on dance music’


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Singer Leona Lewis has decided to take a break from her trademark ballads and working on dance music, it has emerged.The pop singer has won accolades for ... Read more...

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Boyzone urge Daft Punk, Chemical Brothers to produce their new album


March 29th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 29 (ANI): Boyzone are so desperate to change their sound that they have asked dance duos Daft Punk and the Chemical Brothers to produce their new album.The Irish manband want ... Read more...

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50 Cent takes a swipe at Kanye West for going soft


January 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): 50 Cent may have taken a dig at fellow rapper Kanye West for dumping rap for soft love songs and even suggesting that the latter was gay.The ... Read more...

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Rapper 50 Cent slams West for going soft


January 10th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is slamming his contemporary Kanye West for going soft on his new album and even suggested that he is gay.According to mirror.co.uk, 50 Cent is ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman roped in to host Oscars


December 13th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Worlds sexiest man Hugh Jackman has been roped in to host the 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony.According to Laurence Mark, producer of the telecast, the Australian actor ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman named 2008′’s Sexiest Man Alive


November 20th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Hugh Jackman has been named 2008''s Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.While the Australia star, 40, is known for his hard body, he has a softer side ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis losing out to Britney, Beyonce


November 6th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Upcoming British singer Leona Lewis is losing out to her transatlantic rivals Britney Spears and Beyonce Knowles in the war of the divas.According to thesun.co.uk, Beyonce is leading ... Read more...

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Cheryl Coles Just be faithful to me barb for cheating hubby in new song


October 4th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): English singer Cheryl Cole has added her voice to the latest Girls Aloud album with a song about a cheating partner, in which she pleads Just be ... Read more...

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Megan Fox lusted after a female stripper at the age of 18


September 16th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): American actress Megan Fox has revealed that she once fell for a female stripper after being dumped by her boyfriend.In an interview to American GQ magazine, the ... Read more...

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Producer Kumar Mangat wants item number for daughter’s film


May 24th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Nothing can equal the zeal of a father launching his offspring in Bollywood. While filmmaker Harry Baweja goes all out to launch his son Harman, ... Read more...

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