music industry

EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle wishes for audience’s love on birthday


September 6th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who turns 80 Sep 8, wishes for love and support from her audience and fans for the rest of her life."Only one ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber wants to enter the acting world


August 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous pop star, Justin Beiber is now intending to venture more into the acting career. This was confirmed by Justin himself when he said that ... Read more...

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East-West blend is future of music industry: Sohail Sen


August 10th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Composer Sohail Sen, who is behind the foot-tapping numbers in forthcoming film "Ek Tha Tiger", feels that the Indian music is in its best ... Read more...

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Carly Rae Jepsen announces album title and its release date


August 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fans of Carly Rae Jepsen need not worry anymore about singing her same hits on and on. Carly announced recently about releasing her new album ... Read more...

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Singer Mika admits that he is gay


August 7th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 28 year old pop star, Mika, has finally admitted the truth about his sexuality. Rumors that have been spreading of him suspected to be a ... Read more...

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Elton John says that Madonna is a fairground stripper


August 6th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Elton John was irritated by Madonna who criticizes Lady Gaga’s efforts. He blasted her with an insult saying that she is just a “f****ing fairground ... Read more...

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Child piano playing prodigy sets new Guinness record


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ethan Bortnick, an 11 year old piano player has set a new Guinness record for being the youngest musician to headline his tour at the age ... Read more...

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Bollywood not obligated to absorb TV talent: Babul Supriyo


July 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Playback singer Babul Supriyo says the film industry is under no obligation to create space for the winners of TV reality shows."According to me, TV ... Read more...

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‘Sur-kshetra’ to simulcast on Colors, Sahara One


July 5th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India-Pakistan singing reality show "Sur-kshetra", which features upcoming singers and judges from both sides of the border, will be simulcast on Colors and Sahara ... Read more...

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Gaga has a long way to go, says manager


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 23 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga may be a sensation, but her manager Troy Carter still believes she has a long way to go."As big as she has ... Read more...

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Rihanna was a good student, says brother


June 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna's brother Rorrey Fenty says she may be the coolest person in the music industry, but she was known for being extremely intelligent ... Read more...

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Aguilera promotes boyfriend


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera has given her boyfriend his big break in the music industry by enlisting him as a songwriter for her next album.The 31-year-old ... Read more...

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Estefano relives shooting in a song


June 12th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 12 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Estefano returns to the world of music with a number on his new disc to be released in September and in which he ... Read more...

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My song will be next big thing: Model Alesia Raut (With Image)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Post motherhood model Alesia Raut, who featured in music videos "Meri beri ke ber" and "Ek aankh maro", puts on her dancing shoes once again ... Read more...

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‘Kiss Me’ singer Noelia wants to collaborate with Zakir Hussain


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Puerto Rican pop singer Noelia of "Kiss Me" fame says she is eager to collaborate with Indian tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and she considers ... Read more...

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Obama remembers Donna Summer


May 20th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS) US president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama offered condolences to late singer Donna Summer."Michelle and I were saddened to hear about the ... Read more...

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Gaga loves being alone


May 6th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga says she began to cherish her loneliness when she was 20, but admits it eventually led her to cocaine addiction."I began to ... Read more...

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Kelly Rowland quits ‘The X-Factor’


May 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland has quit as a judge on "The X-Factor" music competition and has no plans to return to the popular TV show.No further ... Read more...

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British PM moots adult certificate for sexy videos


April 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for raunchy promos to be slapped with adult certificates.Cameron wants them slapped with an "18 certificate" to save ... Read more...

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Fat Boy Slim to perform in India (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) British DJ Norman Quentin, popularly known as Fat Boy Slim, is set to for his maiden India tour. The musician is happy to know that ... Read more...

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Cowell plans to revamp ‘X-Factor’


March 20th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is reportedly planning to revamp singing reality show "The X-Factor" by letting the singers create their own music."The idea might be to ... Read more...

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Singer Aretha Franklin clears the air about her comments on Cissy Houston


February 24th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Aretha Franklin claims that the media misrepresented recent comments that she made about Whitney Houston’s upbringing. During a recent appearance on “The Today Show,” Franklin ... Read more...

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‘Balle Punjabis’ - a family affair


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Baba Honey's "Balle Punjabis" is a family affair as his family members feature in his debut album.The music album and video was launched recently by Hanish ... Read more...

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Priyanka walked Grammy red carpet in Gaur-Nainika gown (Lead, With Images)


February 13th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra walked down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards in a gown created by designer duo Gauri-Nainika.The 29-year-old flew to Los ... Read more...

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Priyanka wore Gauri-Nainika sari at Grammy red carpet (With Image)


February 13th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra walked down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards in a sari created by designer duo Gauri-Nainika.The 29-year-old flew to ... Read more...

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Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48 (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Iconic American singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48, her publicist said.Houston's publicist Kristen Foster confirmed the singer's death.The cause of ... Read more...

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Anil Mohile’s son regrets not being with him in his last hours (With Image)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) The death of master-arranger Anil Mohile has plunged his family into grief and his son Amar regrets he was not near his father ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston has spent her entire fortune


January 25th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Whitney Houston has spent all her fortune, Radar Online reports. The 48-year-old was once considered one of the highly paid artists of her generation.At the ... Read more...

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Houston in financial crisis


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer-actress Whitney Houston is reportedly facing financial crisis.The 48-year-old, who recently underwent medical treatment for her cocaine addiction, has allegedly spent all of her fortune and ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton to make a singing comeback


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton is set to return to the music industry with electro pop group Lmfao.Hilton had earned mixed reviews for her debut album "Paris" ... Read more...

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Kite flying always excited me: Dilip Kumar (Movie Snippets)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) While the nation celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal Sunday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar recalled the time when he used to spend festive day flying ... Read more...

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eBook pirates cash in on Kindle boom


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Increasing sales of eReaders is good news for Amazon, which produces the best-selling Kindle and collects 30 percent of the price of downloaded books. But profits ... Read more...

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Won’t be here without social networking sites: Shadow Band (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The success of Tamil-English number "Kolaveri di" even before its official launch has proved the power of social networking platforms. Members of music group Shadow ... Read more...

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