Music

  • L Subramaniam
    Aug 01, 2015 19:23 IST

    Innovation is a must: L Subramaniam

    The veteran instrumentalist says that experimentation and creativity are the keys to generate and sustain interest in classical music. HT caught up with the violinist in Mumbai for a chat on his life, times and music.

  • Michelle Obama
    Aug 01, 2015 18:49 IST

    Want to be like Beyonce, jokes Michelle Obama

    The first lady of USA Michelle Obama wants to be like Beyonce Knowles. When asked by rapper Wale, while promoting their Reach Higher campaign, what she would like to do if she had a different occupation, Michelle gave the surprising answer, reported People magazine.

  • Sanjoy Narayan
    Aug 01, 2015 17:37 IST

    Download Central: The diary of heady notes

    From Wilco’s good ol’ guitar rock to the soft lilt of Yo La Tengo and the jaunty rap of Marshall Bruce Mathers III, it’s been a nicely eclectic week.

  • Lynn Anderson
    Aug 01, 2015 12:03 IST

    Rose Garden singer Lynn Anderson dies at 67

    Country music singer Lynn Anderson, who gave us the iconic 1970 Grammy-winning hit Rose Garden, died of a heart attack at a hospital in Nashville on Thursday. She was 67.

  • Dr Dre
    Jul 31, 2015 17:45 IST

    NWA's Dr Dre to come out with first album in 16 years

    Veteran musician Dr Dre, among the founding member of the hip hop band NWA, is working on releasing his new album. The said album will also be the soundtrack of biographical film Straight Outta Compton.

  • Mariah Carey
    Jul 31, 2015 16:14 IST

    Mariah Carey to turn director for a Christmas TV movie

    Pop diva Mariah Carey is giving her singing career a momentary break and getting into direction. She will soon get behind the camera to direct her upcoming Christmas TV movie.

  • Mohd Rafi
    Jul 31, 2015 09:50 IST

    Remembering Rafi: 7 lesser-known facts about the legend

    Are you a Mohammed Rafi fan and want to discover an interesting side to this legendary singer? Here's some tricky trivia on Rafi Saahab on his death anniversary.

  • International stars
    Jul 31, 2015 00:35 IST

    Nothing Else Matters: Metallica gets a comic book biography

    Iconic heavy metal band Metallica will have a comic book biography, titled Orbit: Metallica.

  • Udham Singh
    Jul 30, 2015 19:16 IST

    Watch: The Ska Vengers music video celebrates Udham Singh

    The Indian pop group, The Ska Vengers, has made a music video honouring Udham Singh, the freedom fighter who killed the British official Michael O'Dwyer to avenge the 1919 Jallianwalla Bagh massacre.

  • Beyonce
    Jul 30, 2015 18:29 IST

    It's baby no 2 for celeb couple Beyonce, Jay Z

    Despite rumours of trouble in their marriage, celebrity singer couple Jay Z and Beyonce are reportedly expecting their second child together. The child was conceived through IVF. The couple already have three-year-old daughter Blue Ivy together.

  • Abhijeet Bhattacharya
    Jul 30, 2015 08:32 IST

    Will throw 'cheap shoes' at Prashant Bhushan: Singer Abhijeet

    Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya needs a crash-course on restrain. Why? Because he went overboard, once again, with his comments on Wednesday against lawyer Prashant Bhushan for seeking a stay on the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon.

  • Badshah
    Jul 29, 2015 18:51 IST

    Rap is rebel music worldwide, here it's 'pop rap': Badshah

    Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai singer Badshah says he is happy for the popularity of rap in the country but wants the genre to grow further and not fade away. The Get Up Jawani crooner says Bollywood has come up with a "whole new genre" of rap music and it should be aptly called pop rap or Bollywood rap.

  • Vipul Pradhan
    Jul 29, 2015 18:14 IST

    Why licences is a must for public use of music

    Amidst confusion about copyrights for music, representatives of two governing bodies -- Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) and Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) -- explain why it is important to get your licences in place before using someone's music for entertainment on a public platform.

  • Kailash Kher
    Jul 29, 2015 17:20 IST

    Singing Baahubali's Shiv Stotram gave me goosebumps: Kailash Kher

    Kailash Kher may not have been a regular DU student, but he has no qualms now after he was invited as a motivational speaker in several institutes. He also talks about his experience of singing for Baahubali.

  • KK
    Jul 29, 2015 14:27 IST

    Miss not singing for Aamir Khan, happy for Tu Jo Mila: KK

    The songs sung by Krishna Kumar Kunnath, popular as KK, have been picturised on Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. The singer who has sung for Salman Khan in four films, including the latest blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan, says he doesn't want his voice to be attached to just one actor.