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Ghanaian musicians perform in Delhi


September 8th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A musician duo from Ghana playing traditional instruments enthralled an audience here Friday night.Sporting a green tarboosh hat, Aaron Sukura from the west African country ... Read more...

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Beyonce upset with attention seeker Kim Kardashian


September 7th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Beyonce is reportedly angry at Kim Kardashian for trying to hog all the limelight at the premiere of a documentary by Ron Howard ... Read more...

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Versatility must for singer, feels Javed Ali (With Images)


August 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A singer should be able to sing all kind of songs and be able to adapt to new trends, says Javed Ali who proved his ... Read more...

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Today is Whitney Houston’s birthday


August 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late Whitney Houston’s birthday is today, i.e. the 9th of August. The renowned singer died in February in her Beverly Hills hotel room in her ... Read more...

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Pitbull keeps Alaska Walmart gig promise


July 31st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pitbull is a rapper who has had many solo hits and has also been well featured in songs by other musicians. He is based in Miami ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney paid £1 for Olympics performance


July 31st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul McCartney was among other musicians who performed at the Olympics extravaganza. Paul and the rest were paid a performance fee of 1 pound. The former member ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s American Idol promotional photo released


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mariah Carey, one of the most renowned R&B musicians was recently confirmed as one of the judges for the reality TV show American Idol. This ... Read more...

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Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

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‘Rush’ - Bejoy Nambiar’s big dream for small screen


July 11th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Shaitaan" fame director Bejoy Nambiar is trying to bring much needed change on the small screen with his TV series "Rush". He hopes that the show, ... Read more...

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Bride jailed for over $315,000 fraud for marriage


June 20th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) A woman has been jailed for 20 months for stealing up to 200,000 pounds (over $314,500) from her bosses to help pay for her lavish wedding.Kirsty ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama wishes she was Beyonce


May 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama harbours musical dreams. She says she would have loved if she had the gift of a melodious voice and ... Read more...

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New Take That album coming out next year


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Take That singer Gary Barlow, has announced that the group will release a new album next year. The singer has recently travelled around a number of ... Read more...

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Trumpeters break longest fanfare record in Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 91 uniformed musicians who took part in the Queen’s diamond jubilee ceremony at Wellington Barracks near Buckingham Palace have entered the Guinness World Records after playing ... Read more...

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Fusion can enrich music, says Rao


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.He also said that musicians ... Read more...

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Hudgens loves being brunette


May 9th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens says she loves having dark hair.The actress dyed her hair blonde for new teen drama "Spring Breakers", but admits she is ... Read more...

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Lopez, Iglesias to tour together


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has revealed that she will be touring with Spanish crooner Enrique Iglesias."We are going to give you everything we got. I think ... Read more...

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Kenyan one-two in Madrid Marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 23 (IANS) Kenyan athlete Patrick Korir produced a strong finish in the last 400 metres to defeat compatriot Enock Mitei in the Madrid Marathon.Korir won the race in ... Read more...

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I’m obsessed with Gwyneth: Rihanna


April 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) Singer Rihanna admits that she is a huge fan of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and envies her looks."I'm obsessed with Gwyneth. Honestly, what is it ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican bomba a hit across US


March 21st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Bomba, Puerto Rico's oldest musical rhythm, is growing in the US thanks to workshops given by maestro Angel Luis Reyes.Born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, but ... Read more...

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Perry to donate new song’s proceeds to charity


February 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry has decided to donate the proceeds of her new single "Part of me" to charity.The profits from the song will go ... Read more...

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Not giving up music career: Hudgens


February 9th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens insists her music career is not over.The former High School Musical star admits she is not about to extend her pop offerings ... Read more...

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Now party for a social cause


January 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Sometimes you party to catch up with friends and sometimes to chill out. Here's a chance to party for a social cause -- the newly-launched ... Read more...

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Kanye West launches new design company


January 6th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West is expanding his business empire by launching a new design and innovation company named after his late mother.The 34-year-old forayed into fashion ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez arrives in Peru


December 5th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived in Lima on the weekend to tape part of her television program "Q'Viva! The Chosen", which she is producing with her ... Read more...

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Music industry bit strange for girls: Gallagher


October 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher wants his sons to become musicians. However, he has a different viewpoint for his daughter, Anais, 11, as he thinks the ... Read more...

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Australian ‘Band of Brothers’ to play in Rajasthan


October 13th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Australian classical guitar and percussion band Band of Brothers will play at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur Friday.The band, "considered one of the ... Read more...

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Making albums still our first love: Midival Punditz


October 1st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Usually people enter Bollywood and then forget their original roots, but musicians Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj of electronica band Midival Punditz are determined that their ... Read more...

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New documentary about Paul Simon being made


August 24th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A documentary about composer Paul Simon is being made. The documentary focuses on the life of Simon and his return to South Africa after the UN ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy named brand ambassadors for Philips


August 12th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Composers Shankaar-Ehsaan-Loy have been roped in as the brand ambassadors for Philips Lifestyle Entertainment in India."It's an honour to be associated with a brand like ... Read more...

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Musician Billy Grammer dies


August 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Benton, Ill., Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Musician Billy Grammer has died at the age of 85. Grammer was a member of Grand Ole Opry. Relatives say the "Gotta Travel On" singer died ... Read more...

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Lauryn Hill facing lawsuit


August 9th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Lauryn Hill's former guitarist has filed a lawsuit against Grammy Award-winning singer alleging she has failed to pay him for work on a 2007 tour of ... Read more...

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Franco to hold art seminar


July 31st, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) James Franco is turning art teacher for a special one-off seminar.The "Milk" star, who is a photographer and has directed a short film, is also studying ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ was emotionally exhausting: Rajeev Khandelwal


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After playing the intense cop in "Shaitan", Rajeev Khandelwal will be seen as a musician in "Soundtrack", a role he says ranks as one of his ... Read more...

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‘Mere Brother…’ actors set to rehearse for live gigs


July 15th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif and Imran Khan, who will perform live along with Pakistani pop star and actor Ali Zafar to promote "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", ... Read more...

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I couldn’t do what young designers do: Marc Jacobs


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Louis Vuitton creative director Marc Jacobs has praised young talents in the fashion industry, particularly Taiwanese designer Alex Wang. "People ask me about the younger ... Read more...

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