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Hong Kong director declared best at Changchun film fest


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Hong Kong director-producer Johnnie To Kei-fung was honoured with the best director award for his 2011 film "Death of a Hostage" at the 11th Changchun Film ... Read more...

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Music composer as important as the film hero: Salim Merchant (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Salim Merchant of music director duo Salim-Sulaiman feels that a music composer is as vital to a film as the lead actor."Music director is as important ... Read more...

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Kanye West honored with MTV O Music Award


April 29th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV has created a special award just for the way that Kanye West has been tweeting. The rapper has been on Twitter for less than a ... Read more...

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Abhishek to go by fans’ choice at IMA Awards


March 9th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who will perform at the Big Star IMA Awards 2011 Friday, will dance on the songs suggested by his fans.When the organising ... Read more...

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Chris Brown wants Rihanna restraining order lifted


January 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown wants his restraining order against ex-girlfriend Rihanna revoked so that he can attend music award ceremonies.The 21-year-old singer was sentenced to five years probation ... Read more...

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Eminem Has Conditions For Performing At The BRIT Awards


January 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Eminem has been ruling the charts with his duet with Rihanna ‘Love The Way You Lie’, but that surely doesn’t give him the hundred percent surety that he is going ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber wants a Grammy


January 5th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's ultimate wish is to win a Grammy this year.The 16-year-old pop sensation revealed he is not content with his meteoric rise to stardom and is ... Read more...

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India Gets Its Own Music Award Event: Big IMA Awards 2010


July 1st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): India is full of musical talents and the talented musicians from the country have been honored with different musical awards overseas. Surprisingly, India did not have ... Read more...

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UMLE Rules At The Latin Billboard Awards 2010


April 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Puerto Rico, Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel of Puerto Rico witnessed a sizzling hosting of the 21st Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference Awards on April 29, ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin nominated for hip-hop award


April 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been nominated for a music award honouring his contributions to hip-hop and rap.Muz TV, which is Russia's answer to MTV, nominated Putin, ... Read more...

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Nicolas Sarkozy, Carla Bruni ‘both having affairs’


March 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): There is growing speculation that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy are both committing adultery.Reports of trouble in their paradise first emerged on microblogging website ... Read more...

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Big-B named best actor at Star Screen Awards


January 10th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan bagged the best actor award for "Paa", while Vidya Balan was named the best actress for the same movie at the Nokia 16th Annual Star ... Read more...

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American pop star Naomi croons for climate change in Kashmir


December 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Gulmarg (J-K), Dec 8 (ANI): American pop star and YouTube sensation Terra Naomi has staged a concert to draw the attention of world leaders towards the fast melting glaciers of Kashmir.Amidst ... Read more...

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US pop star in Kashmir to highlight climate change


December 7th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) After performing at picturesque Gulmarg, US pop star Terra Naomi is set to sing on the banks of the Dal Lake here as part of her global campaign ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams to receive top honour at next year’s Brit awards


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Singer Robbie Williams will receive top honour at the 30th Brit awards in London next year.The star will be honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono wins first music award


June 12th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been honored with a lifetime achievement honour at the Mojo magazine awards in London.Ono, who was given the first music prize ... Read more...

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Koko Taylor passes away


June 4th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
Koko Taylor passed away on Wednesday at the age of 80. The Grammy award winner was recovering from a gastrointestinal surgery that had taken place on May 19. She breathed her last ... Read more...

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Peter Gabriel, Jose Antonio win Polar music prize


May 13th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Acclaimed musician Peter Gabriel and Venezuelan composer Jose Antonio have been pronounced the winners of this year's Polar music prize, Sweden's biggest music award.Both the musicians will ... Read more...

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The night Lata Mangeshkar was outed as a film composer


May 3rd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 3 (IANS) India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar may have ended up as one part of a composer duo - a bit like Shankar-Jaikishan - rather than the singer ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan wins British honour for outstanding contribution to cinema


February 12th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been felicitated by British House of Commons for his outstanding contribution to the Indian film industry.The 46-year-old actor received the honour from ... Read more...

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A. R. Rahman bags Best Music award at BAFTAs


February 9th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): ''Slumdog Millionaire'' won seven gongs at the BAFTAs, including the Best Music award for A. R. Rahman. The story of an 18-year-old boy from rags-to-riches also won the ... Read more...

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Take That snubbed by Brit Awards Voting Academy again


January 21st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): English pop group Take That has been snubbed by the Brit Awards Voting Academy again despite being Britains favourite band.The band, consisting of Gary Barlow, Jason Orange, ... Read more...

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Katy Perry wrongly handed French music award


January 18th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Katy Perry has been wrongly handed the trophy for best international song at the NRJ Awards in Cannes.The American singer collected one of the main prizes at ... Read more...

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George Michael axed from Brit Awards 2009?


October 13th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): George Michael has reportedly been axed from next year''s Brit Awards following his recent drug scandal.The singer was allegedly nominated for the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award ... Read more...

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Sinha should have got Dada Saheb Phalke long ago, says film industry


July 22nd, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Eminent director Tapan Sinha, who has been selected for the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2006 for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, should have got ... Read more...

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‘Tahan’ my first Bollywood-style entertainer: Santosh Sivan


May 9th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) He directed "Asoka" with Shah Rukh Khan in the title role, but Santosh Sivan describes his new Hindi film, "Tahan", as his first Bollywood entertainer. ... Read more...

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Kylie to honour Macca at The Brits


February 16th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
London,Feb 16 (ANI): Kylie Minogue will honour her friend Sir Paul McCartney at The Brits with Outstanding Contribution To Music award.According to a source, the former Beatle bonded with the Australian singer ... Read more...

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