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Music journey toughest, yet most enriching: Priyanka Chopra


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has unveiled her debut international music single "In my city", says the journey to create her own music has been a ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra fulfils dad’s dream with music debut


September 14th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra, who made her international music debut Thursday with the unveiling of the single "In My City" featuring Will.i.am., said she has fulfilled ... Read more...

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Ashanthi’s peace song official number for motorbike journey


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan hip hop artist Ashanthi's new single "Let's give peace a chance" is the official song of the De Paix Yatra, a motorbike journey in ... Read more...

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Shamir Tandon set to launch anti-piracy song


April 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old ... Read more...

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I’m looking forward to my English film: Himesh Reshammiya


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshammiya is trying his hand at comedy in "Damadamm!" and says he has a good sense of humour -- contrary to people's perception. He ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra taking music lessons for album


September 10th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra, set to start a new innings as singer in her debut international music album, is taking vocal lessons to fit into ... Read more...

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Chinese search engine signs deal with music giants


July 20th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China's largest search engine Baidu Inc. has signed a deal to provide download music services from global music giants Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Music.According ... Read more...

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Mexican singer operated for face injury


July 16th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexican singer Gloria Trevi had an emergency operation after suffering a "facial traumatism" when she fell getting off an airplane in Toluca, Mexico, her record ... Read more...

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Salim-Sulaiman launch Lady Gaga photo exhibition


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) After remixing two tracks from American singer Lady Gaga's new album "Born This Way", Indian music composers Salim and Sulaiman Merchant Saturday launched a photo exhibition ... Read more...

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Royal wedding album to be released on iTunes


March 24th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is set to make musical history - a recording of the ceremony will be available to download within hours of the ... Read more...

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Wills-Kat wedding album to be made available to download in iTunes


March 24th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is set to make musical history - a recording of the ceremony will be available to download within hours of the ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber, U2 to contribute songs to Japanese charity disc


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Artists Justin Bieber and U2 are among artists who have agreed to donate songs for a charity album to benefit the victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami.Record ... Read more...

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Nelly Furtado to donate $1M paycheck from Qaddafi to charity


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Canadian singer Nelly Furtado has announced on Twitter that she will donate 1 million dollars she earned performing for the family of Libya's embattled leader, Muammar al-Qaddafi, ... Read more...

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Singer Nelly Furtado donating $1 million from Gaddafi bash


March 1st, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 1 (IANS) Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado, who says she was paid $1 million to perform for Muammar Gaddafi and his family at a hotel in Italy in 2007, ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias’s new album goes double platinum


February 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias Tuesday received a double platinum certification in the US and Puerto Rico for his album "Euphoria", which has been one of the top-selling releases ... Read more...

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Middleton family’s ‘Party Pieces’ in legal trouble?


January 15th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Universal Music has sought legal advice over a CD promoted by Party Pieces, a firm owned by Kate Middleton's family.The world's biggest record company, owned by the French ... Read more...

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Nicola Roberts set to record solo album


December 7th, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts has reportedly signed a deal to record a solo album.Roberts has signed the deal with Universal Music and already recorded the majority ... Read more...

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American rapper lashes out at Bally Sagoo


November 28th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Calling Britain-based musician Bally Sagoo a "joker", American Punjabi rapper Bohemia Sunday accused him of taking undue advantage of his popularity and making wrong statements in the media.Bohemia ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s second holiday album to arrive November


September 28th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) American singer-actress Mariah Carey has put finishing touches to her second holiday album "Merry Christmas II You" that will be released Nov 2. The album - Carey's 13th ... Read more...

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Iron Maiden guitarist to guest on MTV2’s Headbangers Ball


August 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 23rd August Monday night edition of MTV2's "Headbangers Ball" will feature none other than the legendary IRON MAIDEN's music videos. The show airs at 3 ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl house-hunting with hubby in Nashville


August 13th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Singer Josh Kelley and his actress wife Katherine Heigl are planning to relocate to Nashville, Tennessee for the sake of his maturing country music career.The former 'Grey's Anatomy ... Read more...

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Kenny G Responds To Prince’s Comment, Internet Is Not Dead


July 11th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) He might call himself Prince but that doesn't make the jazz saxophonist bow before him. Instead, Kenny G has responded to Prince's comments saying ... Read more...

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Somali Singer K’Naan Loves AR Rahman’s Compositions


July 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): K'Naan, the Somali singer and composer, whose World Cup song "Wavin' Flag' has become the most downloaded international song in India, has shown interest to work with ... Read more...

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I hope my song captures unity of FIFA World Cup: singer K’Naan (Interview)(Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) His World Cup song "Wavin' Flag" has arguably become the most downloaded international song in India and Somali rapper K'Naan's hopes his creation captures the ... Read more...

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Somali singer K’Naan strikes a chord with Indians


July 5th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Somali composer K'Naan's World Cup song "Wavin' Flag" has arguably become the most downloaded international song in India and the rapper hopes his creation captures ... Read more...

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Abba tribute acts asked to shed “Abba” off their names


June 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Abba's record label has asked the Swedish band's tribute acts to change their names, saying trading off the name "Abba" is an infringement of the band's intellectual property ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones’ ‘Exile on Main Street’ tops UK albums chart


May 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Rolling Stones have topped the UK albums chart with a re-release of their classic LP 'Exile On Main Street.''Exile On Main Street' landed in first place for the ... Read more...

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American Idol Kris Allen signs record deal with Universal Music


April 18th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Apr 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The winner of the Season 8 of American Idol – Kris Allen has signed a record deal with Universal Music. According to the contract, ... Read more...

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Kris Allen On Life After “American Idol”


April 18th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kris Allen of the "American Idol" fame performed for a private show on Tuesday night, exclusively for the listeners of the radio station 100.5 The Zone. ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Telephone’ to make India debut April 7


March 30th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga's music video of her much-awaited hit single "Telephone" is going to premiere in India April 7. Featuring pop superstar Beyonce Knowles, "Telephone" is ... Read more...

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Melody Gardot’s Remarkable Success Story Inspire Others


January 25th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CBS Sunday Video of singer Melody Gardot has been much in demand. The jazz singer and songwriter has captured the heart of the music lovers ... 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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Lisa Marie Presley dismisses teenage son’s album reports


October 8th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 08 (ANI): Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie has dismissed rumours that her teenage son is set to kick off his music career.It was earlier reported that the King's 17-year-old ... Read more...

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Raghav Sachar, a Charming Lootera


July 1st, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hot and young musician cum singer, Raghav Sachar is all set to launch his music album 'Charming Lootera' tomorrow. For the first time you will see this charming lad dancing too ... Read more...

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Monica Bedi releases her first devotional music album in Mumbai


June 30th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): Bollywood starlet Monica Bedi on Tuesday released her first devotional music album 'Ek Onkaar' in Mumbai.Bedi, who recently shot to fame after starring in the television shows ... Read more...

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