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‘Indian rhythms, American jazz coming together’


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian rhythm concepts are quickly becoming a part of the American jazz language, said a leading New York-based jazz ensemble, Paul Beaudry & Pathways."There are ... Read more...

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Harvard gives Shakira 2011 Artist of the Year award


February 28th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) The Harvard Foundation has presented Colombian singer Shakira with its 2011 Artist of the Year award, an annual prize bestowed by the university's centre for intercultural arts ... Read more...

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Grammy Awards criticised for using artists to boost TV ratings


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A veteran music executive has criticised Grammy voters for losing touch with contemporary popular culture by snubbing artists like Eminem and Justin Bieber.Steve Stoute also said in ... Read more...

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53rd Annual Grammy Awards Winners List


February 14th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Album of the Year: The Suburbs, Arcade FireRecord of the Year: "Need You Now," Lady AntebellumRap Album: Recovery, EminemNew Artist: Esperanza SpaldingSong of the Year: "Need You Now," ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway to co-host Nobel peace prize gig


November 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway will join Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington to host this year's Nobel peace prize concert in Norway.Among those who will perform at the Oslo ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney Croons For Michelle Obama


June 4th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sir James Paul McCartney, the renowned English singer and songwriter, had been extremely desirous of enacting a song at the White House, the residence ... Read more...

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Beatles great McCartney receives top music award from US President Obama at the White House


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 3 (ANI): Paul McCartney has been honoured with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the highest American award for popular song conferred by the US. ... Read more...

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Obama to honour Paul McCartney


May 25th, 2010 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (DPA) US President Barack Obama is to honour former Beatle Paul McCartney with a concert at the White House next month, officials said Monday. McCartney is to be awarded ... Read more...

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Grammys should be taken seriously, says expert


January 31st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): An entertainment marketing expert has advised viewers to take the Grammy Awards seriously despite the fact that it recognizes popular music the most.Brent Smith, Ph.D., an ... Read more...

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Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck Receives Kennedy Centre Honour


December 31st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much acclaimed jazz pianist Dave Brubeck recently received the Kennedy Center Honor for his unprecedented contribution to American culture. The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors was held ... Read more...

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I’m hooked to Bollywood, Indian beats: African drummer Sabal-Lecco (With Image)


May 21st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) He's a tall African from Cameroon and is a master of beats, having set the rhythm for musicians Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Sting, Lenny Kravitz ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III terms his India visit as most inspirational


February 25th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 25 (ANI): Martin Luther King III, presently in India to commemorate his father Martin Luther King''s visit to the country has termed his India tour as most inspirational. He said ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III pays homage to Mumbai terror attack victims


February 18th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III today pays homage to the victims of Mumbai terror attacks. He observed silence for a minute as a token of ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III calls Gandhi, King beacons of hope


February 17th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III and his delegation visited the Gandhi King Plaza at the India International Center here today. Terming his visit ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III meets Sonia Gandhi


February 17th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III met Congress president Sonia Gandhi here last evening. Prominent American civil right activists and lawmakers including John Lewis, ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III inaugurates exhibition on Dr. King, Mahatma Gandhi


February 16th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III inaugurated a special exhibition "Journey towards Freedom" on Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King here today. King ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King III to meet Anand Sharma today


February 16th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): US civil rights leader Martin Luther King III will meet Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma here today. On Sunday, an American delegation visited ... Read more...

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Hillary says Indo-US relations destined to grow even stronger


February 13th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the relationship between India and the US is destined to grow even stronger.Speaking at a State Department ... Read more...

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US team heads for India to retrace Martin Luther King’’s steps


February 13th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/New Delhi, Feb.13 (ANI): US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton flagged off a delegation of musicians and politicians in Washington on Thursday who will be traveling to India for the celebrations ... Read more...

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India, US relations destined to grow stronger: Hillary Clinton


February 13th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) The deep and broad partnership that India and the US are forging based on common history and values is destined to grow even stronger in the future, says ... Read more...

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Gandhi inspired Martin Luther King to use non-violence: US House


February 12th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution recognising Mahatma Gandhi's influence on Martin Luther King Jr and commemorating the golden jubilee anniversary of the American civil ... Read more...

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US envoy Mulford briefs Indian Government on Holbrooke’’s visit


February 11th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, David C Mulford, said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama''s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard C. Holbrooke, would visit New Delhi ... Read more...

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Thousands tap their feet as Obama celebrates ‘American renewal’


January 19th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The National Mall park in the US capital was flooded by tens of thousands of people as a star-studded concert, which included performances by Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, ... Read more...

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Obama’s whistle-stop tour, links past with historic present (Lead)


January 17th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Barack Obama returns to Washington for his historic inauguration Tuesday as the nation's first African-American president as he undertakes a whistle-stop train journey that symbolically links him to ... Read more...

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US team to join celebrations for Martin Luther King’s India journey


January 16th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The US is sending a high-level delegation to India in February to commemorate American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King's 1959 India journey to study Mahatma ... Read more...

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Obama role for Will Smith?


January 16th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Hollywood star Will Smith says he will play the role of Barack Obama if given the chance, but is rather more reluctant to take on the job of ... Read more...

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US jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard dies aged 70


December 30th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (DPA) US jazz great Freddie Hubbard died from heart failure Monday in Los Angeles, CBS news reported.The 70-year-old had been hospitalized since suffering a heart attack last ... Read more...

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Ministry of Sound to perform in India


June 24th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Ministry of Sound, the London nightclub that has grown into an internationally renowned music and dance band, will perform in India next month. Fans of the band will ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba, Ryan Phillippe support Obama in new will.i.am video


March 1st, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am has released another monochromatic, multi-lingual, star-studded music video, titled We Are The Ones, in tribute to the presidential campaign for Barack Obama.The video, ... Read more...

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Will.i.am working on song for Obama’s campaign


February 23rd, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Black Eyed Peas singer Will.i.am is working on a song called "We Are The Ones" for US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's campaign. Will.i.am was able to rope ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s record label fuming over Billboard chart snub


February 22nd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): Michael Jackson's record label bosses are fuming after the U.S. Billboard chart refused to recognise the singers Thriller 25 as a new album.The singer's 25th anniversary edition ... Read more...

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US consulate celebrates Black history month


February 18th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) The US consulate in Mumbai is hosting an eight-day African-American Utsav to celebrate the Black history month of the US at the American Centre here from Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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