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Deepika and Priyanka looks to challenge Aishwarya and Madhuri

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th April 2015

Deepika and Priyanka looks to challenge Aishwarya and Madhuri Bollywood’s top notch actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra will perform Lawani dance number in upcoming movie “Bajirao Mastani”. Both actress are looking to perform a better dance number than the one which was recorded by Aishwarya and Madhuri ‘Dola ray Dola’. Sanjay Lela Bansali’s movie “Bajirao Mastani” will be the second movie in which...


Today marks the 50th Birthday of Pakistani Pop Sensation Nazia Hasan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd April 2015

Today marks the 50th Birthday of Pakistani Pop Sensation Nazia Hasan One of the entrepreneurs of pop music in sub-continent Nazia Hasan born on 3rd April 1965, the diva got her first break when she was only 15 years old. She was awarded with the film fair award for her song ‘Aap jaisa koi’. Her first album ‘Disco Dewany’ was released in 1981 which broke all...


Tahir Shah achieves an American Prestige Award on ‘Eye to Eye’ lyrics

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st March 2015

Tahir Shah achieves an American Prestige Award on ‘Eye to Eye’ lyrics A famous Pakistani social media singer Tahir Shah claimed on his website that he has won an American Prestige Award on the lyrics of his popular song “Eye to Eye” According to the website, Tahir Shah is the winner of the Prestige Awards of America for the best lyrics category. However, no one knows what...


Noel Gallagher looks to the future with ‘Chasing Yesterday’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th February 2015

Noel Gallagher looks to the future with ‘Chasing Yesterday’ LONDON: Oasis star Noel Gallagher is putting his past behind him, releasing a new solo album, ruling out a reunion with his brother Liam and even being nice about one-time arch-rivals Blur. Oasis split five years ago after nearly two decades of fractious sibling rivalry between guitarist Noel and his younger brother Liam, the band’s frontman....


Trumpet maestro Clark Terry dies aged 94

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd February 2015

Trumpet maestro Clark Terry dies aged 94 Clark Terry, a Grammy award winning trumpet player and composer who recorded with greats such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones, has died aged 94, his wife said on Sunday. Terry, who had gone into hospice care after suffering from diabetes, “has joined the big band in heaven where he’ll be singing and...


Music programme at Arts Council on Saturday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th February 2015

Music programme at Arts Council on Saturday KARACHI:  A musical gathering under the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi will held on Saturday at the Arts Council Karachi. According to a statement issued here on Friday,  the programme will start at 8.00 p.m. on Saturday evening 8 p.m and  country renowned singer Humaira Channa and Ustad Ghulam Abbas Khan will demonstrate their art....


Rapper Vanilla Ice calls arrest a misunderstanding

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th February 2015

Rapper Vanilla Ice calls arrest a misunderstanding The rapper known as Vanilla Ice was out of jail on Thursday, a day after being arrested on a burglary charge that he says is a misunderstanding. The musician turned reality television star, who famously rapped that “anything less than the best is a felony “in his 1990s hit song” Ice Ice Baby, was charged...


Member of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour crew killed in Philadelphia stabbing

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th February 2015

Member of rapper Nicki Minaj’s tour crew killed in Philadelphia stabbing A member of rapper Nicki Minaj’s touring crew was killed and another seriously injured in a stabbing outside a bar in Philadelphia on Wednesday, police and the musician said. The victims, 29 year old Devon Pickett and an unidentified 27 year old man, were stabbed numerous times outside the Che’ Bar and Grill in the...


Michael Jackson’s mother loses appeal against US promoter

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st January 2015

Michael Jackson’s mother loses appeal against US promoter LOS ANGELES: The concert promoter AEG was in no way responsible for Michael Jackson’s death, a California court ruled Friday as it rejected an appeal brought by the singer’s mother. Katherine Jackson had initially sued AEG for negligence in 2013, principally for having hired Conrad Murray, the doctor who looked after the pop star as...


Electronica pioneer Froese of Tangerine Dream dead at 70

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th January 2015

Electronica pioneer Froese of Tangerine Dream dead at 70 NEW YORK: Edgar Froese, whose band Tangerine Dream crafted an ambient and futuristic sound that set the stage for generations of electronic artists, has died, his son said Friday. He was 70. Trained as a sculptor, the German multi instrumentalist shocked the musical world in the early 1970s by using synthesizers to generate a trance...


PJ Harvey to record new album in public

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd January 2015

PJ Harvey to record new album in public LONDON: – British singer PJ Harvey is to record her ninth studio album in public, the two-time Mercury Prize-winner announced on Friday, turning the recording process into an art installation. The 45-year-old musician will spend four weeks working on the album at Somerset House on the River Thames in London, with the public able to...


AC/DC’s Young says brother’s dementia evident six years ago

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st December 2014

AC/DC’s Young says brother’s dementia evident six years ago SYDNEY:- AC/DC guitarist Angus Young says he first noticed something amiss with brother Malcolm six years ago, and his dementia worsened until he could no longer remember his own songs. Malcolm Young, 61, who co-founded the veteran Australian band that went to become one of the biggest grossing groups of all time, retired this year...


French pop-star Abbas Hasan postpones his single ‘Jaan De Vaaste’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st November 2014

French pop-star Abbas Hasan postpones his single ‘Jaan De Vaaste’ French pop-star Abbas Hasan has decided to postpone the release of his highly awaited single Jaan De Vaaste, which is a collaboration with DJ Khushi, Shahrukh Khan’s official DJ. The new tentative release date is 20th November’14. Since the initial worldwide release date of the single was 30th October’14, this decision was made keeping in...


Makers make ambitious song for Ali Zafar in Kill Dill

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st October 2014

Makers make ambitious song for Ali Zafar in Kill Dill Ali Zafar who will next be seen in Yash Raj’s Kill Dill alongside Ranveer Singh,Parineeti Chopra and Govinda is excited as the song “Nakhriley” is to launch today. Sources reveal that the song is the most ambitious track in the film especially with sets that took over 2 weeks to build. Crooned by Ali with...


Canadian-Pakistani Artist The Spellz & Daniel Weber Of International Band The Disparrows To Collaborate

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th October 2014

Canadian-Pakistani Artist The Spellz & Daniel Weber Of International Band The Disparrows To Collaborate [Monday, 13thOctober, 2014]: Pakistani-Canadian artistsNas and Hassan, going by the name The Spellz, who are currently being featured as a duo to watch by the world`s biggest online music competition The Global Rock Stars, are ready to take the world of musical fusions to the next level as they collaborate with international rock artist Daniel...


Coke Studio releases Second Episode of Season Seven featuring “Washmalay”

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th September 2014

Coke Studio releases Second Episode of Season Seven featuring “Washmalay” Coke Studio releases Second Episode of Season Seven featuring “Washmalay” by Komal Rizvi, Akhtar Chanal Zahri & Momin Durrani, “Phool Banro” by Humera Channa & Abbas Ali Khan, “Charkha” by Javed Bashir and “Chehra” by Zoheb Hassan Following the announcement of Coke Studio first episode, Coke Studio Season 7 Episode 2 Two will air on...


Sound of the Nation: Announcing Coke Studio Season 7!

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th August 2014

Sound of the Nation: Announcing Coke Studio Season 7! Coca-Cola Pakistan is proud to announce Season 7 of the nation’s most anticipated music platform – Coke Studio. Set to launch this September, Coke Studio’s new season is a celebration of Pakistani music, furthering the platform’s identity as that which explores newer influences while paying homage to our heritage and legacy, but this time within...


Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84, led New York Philharmonic

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th July 2014

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84, led New York Philharmonic VIRGINIA:  Conductor Lorin Maazel, a child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to music festival he founded. Maazel died in Virginia from complications following pneumonia, the Castleton Festival said in a statement on its website. Maazel was...


Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies aged 76

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th July 2014

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies aged 76 LOS ANGELOS: Grammy Award-winning Charlie Haden, a legendary jazz bassist who played with artists including John Coltrane and Chet Baker, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 76. Haden also joined pianist Keith Jarrett’s ensemble in the 1960s and was considered as revolutionizing double bass playing in jazz music. He won three Grammy Awards, the...


Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies, 88

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th June 2014

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies, 88 LOS ANGELES- Jazz singer Jimmy Scott — famed for his unusually high soprano voice caused by a rare genetic condition — has died, US media reported Friday. He was 88. Scott died in his sleep Thursday at his home in Las Vegas, the reports said, without revealing the cause of death. James Victor Scott was...


Bieber under investigation for theft: report

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th May 2014

Bieber under investigation for theft: report WASHINGTON: Police are investigating Justin Bieber over allegations he tried to steal a cell phone from a woman he thought had taken pictures of him with it, a newspaper said. The incident happened Monday at a miniature golf course in the San Fernando Valley area, the Los Angeles Times reported late Tuesday. “He has been...


Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th May 2014

Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics LOS ANGELES- Self-styled King of Pop Michael Jackson returns from the grave again this week with a second posthumous album of songs recorded before his death in 2009. “Xscape” goes on sale in the United States Tuesday, after being released in various European countries at the weekend and on Monday. Critics have already hailed “Xscape”...


Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th February 2014

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family LONDON- Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest known Holocaust survivor and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110, her family announced Sunday. Herz-Sommer, originally from Prague in what is now the Czech Republic, spent two years of World War II in Czechoslovakia’s Terezin concentration camp, where she entertained inmates by playing...


Adolphe Sax, saxophone inventor, finally gets his due in Belgium

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th February 2014

Adolphe Sax, saxophone inventor, finally gets his due in Belgium BRUSSELS- Adolphe Sax, who revolutionized music with his invention of the saxophone, is finally getting the recognition he is due in his native Belgium, 200 years after his birth. A bicentenary exhibition has just opened in the Museum of Musical Instruments in Brussels, a stunning art decor building just across the road from the permanent...


Prince plays London living-room gig

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th February 2014

Prince plays London living-room gig LONDON: When Prince came to London a few years ago, he played more than 20 nights at the vast O2 arena. This time, he played a suburban living room to a dozen people. The enigmatic star flew into London on Tuesday at the start of a still-evolving string of dates in support of forthcoming album...


Boy-band One Direction year’s best-sellers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th January 2014

Boy-band One Direction year’s best-sellers British pop phenomenon One Direction were named as the world’s most popular recording artists of 2013 by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). Band member Niall Horan called it “incredible news” and thanked fans for the newly-created award, which aggregates CD and vinyl sales; download sales and streaming numbers. “It’s great to have...


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