updated 1:27 AM UTC, Sep 8, 2016

Pakistani qawwali singer Sabri shot dead

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 17:52
Karachi: Renowned Pakistani qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot dead here on Wednesday when unknown gunmen fired at his car, the media reported.The attack took place in Liaquatabad area, Dawn reported.Sabri and an associate were in the car when the…

I'm not Punjabi, I don't know Punjabi: Kanika Kapoor

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:56
Mumbai: Singer Kanika Kapoor, who is popular for her Bollywood songs with Punjabi lyrics, says she is from Uttar Pradesh and doesn't know the language very well."I don't know Punjabi. I'm a UP Khatri. I recently sang a Bengali song…

Nicky Jam, Iglesias win big at 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards

Friday, 29 April 2016 12:36
Miami: Singers Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias, who delivered the global hit “El Perdón", were the big winners of the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Awards, collecting six trophies each, including Hot Latin Song of the Year, Vocal Event, Airplay Song…

Armaan Malik honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke award

Monday, 25 April 2016 17:58
Mumbai: Singer Armaan Malik was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the 'Most Popular Singer of the Year' category here.Armaan, who recently lent his voice for the song "Bol do na zara" from "Azhar", said that the award holds…

I am a huge fan of Captain America: Shibani Kashyap

Saturday, 23 April 2016 17:35
Mumbai: Singer Shibani Kashyap, best known for her songs like “Sajna aa bhi ja” and “Din to gujar jaye”, says she is a big fan of popular American fictional superhero Captain America.The role of Captain America is played by Hollywood…

Amaal Malik composed 'Salamat' when he was 17

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:07
Mumbai: Music composer Amaal Malik says his song “Salamat”, which he composed when he was 17, was actually suggested by filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt for the film “Sarbjit”."I had made this tune when I was 17 years old. Mahesh Bhatt heard…

Pakistani singer jubilant after Lata Mangeshkar's praise

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 15:12
Karachi: An auto-rickshaw driver here is on cloud nine after legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar complimented him for singing a Bade Ghulam Ali Khan 'thumri' with sheer purity.As the 'thumri' sung by Master Aslam went viral on social media, many…

Udit Narayan receives Padma Bhushan

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 13:09
New Delhi: Bollywood singer Udit Narayan was on Tuesday awarded the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee for his contribution to the world of music.Narayan, who has been a part of the music industry for…

'Confessions...' is unapologetic entertainment: Anushka Manchanda

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 13:08
Mumbai: Singer-actress Anushka Manchanda, who has lent her voice to the title track of an interactive web series “Confessions - Its Complicated”, says the show is all about “honest entertainment” delving into subjects that are rarely discussed in cinema or…
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