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Backstreet Boys plan cruise concert


September 1st, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Popular pop band Backstreet Boys is planning on their first concert cruise to mark their 20 years of togetherness.Singer Kevin Richardson quit the boyband ... Read more...

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Scherzinger to pay homage to Pussycat Dolls


December 18th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger will "pay homage" to Pussycat Dolls during her forthcoming solo tour."The tour is not going to be as big a spectacle as ... Read more...

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Kardashian to produce ‘Pussycat Dolls’ show


September 17th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) TV star Kim Kardashian is all set to produce a reality show about the pop girl group Pussycat Dolls.Kardashian has signed a deal with TV mogul ... Read more...

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My career option will be acting: Selena Gomez (With Images)


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Ninteen-year-old American actress-singer Selena Gomez, who is now focussing on a music career, has launched her new album and says that in the long run she ... Read more...

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A song and a story: Changing music of modern India (June 21 is World Music Day)


June 18th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) You could call it a "desi" version of Bob Dylan's social poetry set to music - novel to the ears. Contemporary urban music in ... Read more...

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Duffy dismisses Boyzone splitting rumours


June 14th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Boyzone singer Keith Duffy dismissed reports that the Irish pop band, which also includes members Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, and Shane Lynch, are splitting ... Read more...

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Beethoven, Elgar, Rachmaninoff are favourite choices of castaways


March 31st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): It seems that classical music provides the best comfort when marooned on a desert island, with most people opting for Beethoven, Elgar and Rachmaninoff.The eight most popular ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean releases World Cup ditty


February 15th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's leading folk, rock and pop band Indian Ocean Tuesday released a ditty "India Wants to Play" to inspire the countrymen to take to active part in ... Read more...

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ABBA may reunite for one-off charity gig


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): It looks like an ABBA reunion, a long-sought dream by the group's fans, is on the cards.The Swedish pop band could finally be reuniting after a member hinted ... Read more...

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Take That’s ‘Progress’ named ‘biggest-selling album of 2010 in UK’


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Take That's 'Progress' has been named the biggest-selling album of 2010 in the UK.The reformed pop band's first album with Robbie Williams for 15 years sold 1.84 ... Read more...

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Keith Richards claims he was targeted by British government


October 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has claimed that the British Government, in late 60s, was determined to punish the band.In a candid new memoir, Keith has said that ... Read more...

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German HIV-positive pop star receives light prison sentence for infecting partner


August 27th, 2010 - 5:16 am ICT by BNO News
DARMSTADT, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) – A German pop star, HIV positive, was sentenced on Thursday to two years of suspended prison term for infecting a former partner, BBC reported.Nadja Benaissa, 28, admitted ... Read more...

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Halliwell to create another ‘Spice Girls’?


August 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is reportedly creating a new group to follow in the footsteps of the pop-band. The star, who shot to fame in the 1990s ... Read more...

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Chinese want a ‘men’s day’ to cope with stress


August 5th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A majority of Chinese people (80 percent) want a "men's day" to be observed every year to allow them get rid of their stress. An online poll of 6,021 ... Read more...

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Budding bands impress with their gig at Gurgaon


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) The hunt for India's funkiest pop band has begun across the country and the six shortlisted music groups from the capital gave an enthralling peformance here. From pop to ... Read more...

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Take That ban alcohol on tour


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Members of the English pop band Take That have decided to ban backstage booze when they start their tour in 2011.The band has an epic 54-date tour ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher re-ignites war of words with brother Noel


July 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Liam Gallagher has risked another fight with his brother by saying that his new band will be bigger than Noel's band.The singer formed 'Beady Eye' after the Wonderwall ... Read more...

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McFly go ‘Gaga’ with their music


July 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Brit pop band McFly have not only unveiled a new superheroes-inspired look, they have also changed the sound of their music.The foursome have a new Lady Gaga-esque ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams reunites with Take That for new album


July 16th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): English singer Robbie Williams rejoined his previous English pop band Take That to record a new album.This was the first time all the five members of Take ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas, Cameron team up for documentary


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Pop band Black Eyed Peas has teamed up with "Avatar" director James Cameron to make a documentary on the band. "We have the biggest director (Cameron), because we are ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ offers soft, soulful music (IANS Music Review)


June 20th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Lamhaa"; Music Director: Mithoon; Lyricist: Sayeed Qadri and Amitabh Varma; Singers: Chinmayi, Arun Daga, Palash Sen, Mika Singh, Kshitij Tarey, Mohd Irfan and Mithoon; Rating: *** 1/2Music composer ... Read more...

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Unruly Fans Lead To Drake Concert Cancellation


June 16th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A free-concert at Pier 17 on Manhattan's South Street Seaport where Canadian Rapper Drake and pop band Hanson were scheduled to perform got canceled ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas set to break one million downloads mark


June 15th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Pop band Black Eyed Peas is set to achieve the first ever million-selling download in Britain with their hit single "I Gotta Feeling". The record is expected to pass ... Read more...

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Israeli Funk Rock To Entertain India


June 7th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rock lovers get ready to shake your legs with yet another rock band from overseas, this time a funk rock band from Israel.The Nasty Peach, a ... Read more...

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Gorillaz to replace U2 at Glastonbury


May 27th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Damon Albarn's virtual pop band Gorillaz are set to perform at the Glastonbury Festival in June, replacing Irish band U2.The news comes after U2 had to pull ... Read more...

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Bee Gees Ask How Deep Is Your Love On “American Idol”


May 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The finale episode of "American Idol" proved to be one of the biggest so far, with guest performers ranging from the bygone days to the absolutely ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue’s songs to be turned into musical


May 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Australian star Kylie Minogue's hit tracks are set to be turned into a musical. She's teaming up with stylist-turned-West End art director William Baker to create a musical ... Read more...

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British Band ‘Supergrass’ Calls It Quits


April 13th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After seventeen long years, the British Alternative Pop Band known as Supergrass has announced that they are breaking up. Thanks to everyone who has supported us over the ... Read more...

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Big Star, REM, Others To Play Tribute to Alex Chilton


March 20th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alex Chilton, a rock musician who was known for work that varied from the soul songs of the Box Tops to the songs of his pop band Big ... Read more...

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Westlife land Best Pop Act honour at Meteor Ireland Music Awards


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Irish pop band Westlife has landed the Best Pop Act honour at the annual Meteor Ireland Music Awards for a record tenth time.The boy band, who have enjoyed ... Read more...

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Backstreet Boys enthrall Delhi


February 21st, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) American band Backstreet Boys' maiden live performance in the capital Saturday was a treat for their fans, who danced and screamed along their way, making sure that ... Read more...

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Indian food on our check list: Backstreet Boys


February 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) On their first ever India tour, American boy band Backstreet Boys is not only excited about meeting fans and musicians - its members ... Read more...

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Award ceremony error ruins Black Eyed Peas’ celebration


January 25th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 25 (ANI): Pop band Black Eyed Peas were dismayed at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France, after being first declared Best International Group winners, only to be later corrected that ... Read more...

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Now, a musical on Spice Girls


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Judy Craymer, the creator of "Mamma Mia", is now developing a new musical based on the songs of pop band Spice Girls. It will be titled "Viva ... Read more...

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Westlife talk of being cool


December 29th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Irish pop band Westlife has in a recent interview discussed about how they were cool despite there being reports that they weren't.The interview between the boys, Kian ... Read more...

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