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‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012′ returns with new twists


September 12th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The new season of music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" will be new in more ways than one -- old songs will get ... Read more...

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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Ozomatli sings to kids in new disc


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Ozomatli, the band that gained international fame with its fusion of styles ranging from salsa, jazz, funk and reggae to rap, cumbia, merengue and hip ... Read more...

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Mother and I respect each other’s music: Rocker Dhaval Mudgal


August 7th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) His musical heritage has helped him sustain his Half Step Down band for the last seven years in the capital's uncertain western music world, ... Read more...

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Winehouse dad demands 10 mn pounds from Gaga


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch says he would consider letting pop star Lady Gaga play his daughter in a film if she pays him ... Read more...

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Big B mourns ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan’s death


June 14th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has mourned the death of ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassana and said the era of soulful ghazal singing has come to an end."Deeply ... Read more...

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I’m not egotistic: Adam Levine


May 20th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS) Singer Adam Levine says it's annoying when audiences mistake his confidence for a big ego.Levine, the vocalist of band Maroon 5, insists fame hasn't ... Read more...

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Freddie Mercury to come alive at Queen show


May 13th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) British rock band Queen has planned a special treat for their fans at their upcoming 10th anniversary show -- an optical illusion that will make ... Read more...

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Music band dedicates ‘Amitabh uncle’ to Big B


May 12th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai-based music band named Dedh iinch upar has composed a song dedicated to Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan.A tribute to the cinematic legend, the ... Read more...

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Doherty to auction Winehouse painting


May 6th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A painting created by late singer Amy Winehouse and her rocker friend Pete Doherty by using their own blood is set to fetch 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Love Hewitt wants to date Adam Levine?


April 6th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is happily single, but says she won't mind changing her marital status for singer Adam Levine."I always have my eyes ... Read more...

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Unique performance explores man’s existence in Kaliyug


March 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Norwegian black metal, Indian classical dance and classical music came together on one stage to captivate the audience in a performance titled 'Questionings'.The performance, held ... Read more...

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Bono makes Zeta-Jones nervous


March 18th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has admitted that she gets nervous in front of U2 vocalist Bono."I remember seeing U2 when they were just an Irish band ... Read more...

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In Kashmir, music was not considered good: Singer Saim Bhat (Interview)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg, March 13 (IANS) He is the voice behind popular Hindi song "Dil sambhalja zara" from "Murder 2" that rocked the music charts last year, but Kashmiri singer Saim Bhat ... Read more...

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Shakira says she watches every match of soccer star beau


March 7th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 7 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira said she never misses a match where her boyfriend, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique, is playing.Aware of the "dedication, commitment, discipline and ... Read more...

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Jasraj feels reality shows have benefited classical music


February 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The veteran vocalist Pandit Jasraj feels reality shows like "Indian Idol" have benefited Indian classical music and its artists."The winner of reality shows like 'Indian Idol', ... Read more...

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Bhopal has twin reasons to rejoice this R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) For this Madhya Pradesh capital city, and its Dhrupad vocalist duo the Gundecha brothers, the 63rd Republic Day has brought twin reasons for being ... Read more...

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22 Padma Shris for art


January 25th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Twenty-two people, including vocalist Fariduddin Dagar and theatre veteran Joy Michael, will get the Padma Shri in the field of art, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Mana reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock icons Mana climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "El verdadero amor perdona", featuring bachatero Prince Royce."Promise", Romeo ... Read more...

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Colombian fatally shot while filming music video


January 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 12 (IANS/EFE) A member of a Colombian hip hop group died after being shot with a gun that was among the props for the filming of a music ... Read more...

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Hindustani classical music will never die, say exponents


January 4th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Masters of Hindustani classical music who were in Kolkata Tuesday to announce an annual music conference admitted that the genre was losing ground to Bollywood and ... Read more...

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Julio Iglesias says his voice improving with age


November 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Nov 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, who has sold more than 350 million discs around the world, said that "I can't create a new hit tune anymore but ... Read more...

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I’m a prisoner of my own songs: Argentine singer


September 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Argentine singer Andres Calamaro has said he is tired of singing the same old songs "for the last 20 years" and will try to launch ... Read more...

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Paltrow listens to Coldplay when hubby is away


September 7th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she listens to Coldplay when her husband Chris Martin, who is the lead vocalist, pianist and rhythm guitarist of the English ... Read more...

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Father-son percussion saga: bound by beats of two eras


September 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The best teacher that an artiste can have is his parent. The guru-shishya or master-pupil tradition in Indian classical music finds a resounding echo when the beats ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan wants to date Guy Berryman


August 11th, 2011 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan reportedly followed Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman when the band played at Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.The "Mean Girls" star reportedly made ... Read more...

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Sandra Echeverria reveals her true self in song


August 7th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Sandra Echeverria, star of the Univision primetime telenovela "La Fuerza del Destino" (The Force of Destiny), has launched a self-titled album that unveils the reserved ... Read more...

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I am Lazy: Noel Gallagher


August 1st, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher says that he doesn't like being a frontman because he is very lazy and the job requires a lot of hard work.... Read more...

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Fahimuddin Dagar, golden voice of Dhrupad, falls silent


July 29th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A golden voice of Indian classical music has fallen silent with the death of Ustad Rahim Fahimudddin Dagar, a doyen of the Dhrupad school who ... Read more...

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Badwan doesn’t like ‘pretentious’ lyrics


July 18th, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) British musician Faris Badwan likes people to "make their own insights" into his lyrics, rather than writing "pretentious" words.Badwan is the lead vocalist for the English ... Read more...

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Mexican rock group to perform in US


June 27th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 27 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock group Caifanes has announced a tour in the fall of this year that will start in the US and then move on ... Read more...

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I’m surrounded by men: Stefani


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani says she has few female friends and is constantly surrounded by men."I'm surrounded by men. It's really weird, I don't know how ... 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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Bhayanak Maut’s ‘Shaitan’ connection


May 16th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based Indian metal band Bhayank Maut have lent a song from their album to Anurag Kashyap's upcoming production venture "Shaitan", but drummer Rahul Hariharan says they ... Read more...

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