Music

  • 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.

  • Rahul Ram
    Jul 28, 2015 18:56 IST

    Not keen on 'Indie band' tag, call Indian Ocean 'frock' instead

    Rahul Ram, vocalist and bassist of long-running folk rock band Indian Ocean feels Bollywood has changed and is "purely money-driven industry". The constantly evolving musical landscape of Hindi film industry doesn't impress him much.

  • Nicki Minaj
    Jul 28, 2015 16:46 IST

    Watch: This Nicki Minaj-Meek Mill steamy video is not to be missed

    First the teasers raised expectations, like all good teasers. And now we have the real thing: Singer Nicki Minaj and her singer boyfriend Meek Mill, in the latter's new song, All Eyes On You. Now, one thing stands out in the video shot in a large house: A liberal dose of PDA, in a song that also features singers Chris Brown.

  • Jennifer Lopez
    Jul 27, 2015 18:00 IST

    Jennifer Lopez outdoes herself with insane see-through dress

    Jennifer Lopez is one of the sexiest women alive, no doubt but at instances such as this one, she makes us wonder why are we even considering others?

  • Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown
    Jul 27, 2015 08:44 IST

    Bobbi Kristina Brown: Whitney Houston's fame shaped her life

    The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown, who died on Sunday, was never really her own. Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was.

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown
    Jul 27, 2015 07:12 IST

    Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, dies at 22

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late singer-actor Whitney Houston and R and B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about seven months after suffering irreversible brain damage in an incident at her suburban Atlanta home, a representative of the Houston family has said.

  • Amrinder Gill
    Jul 26, 2015 12:43 IST

    Audience has the power to change trends: Amrinder Gill

    Shy, affable and grounded, Amrinder Gill almost makes you forget that one is in conversation with top star of the Punjabi industry. Born in Amritsar, the actor-singer’s talent has a unique charm that has captivated Punjabis across the world. Gearing up for the release of his next film ‘Angrej’, HT spoke to him about the film, what makes it unique, the latest music trends and more.

  • Daler Mehndi
    Jul 26, 2015 12:41 IST

    Daler Mehndi excited about Bangkok shoot

    Popular Punjabi musician Daler Mehndi, who recently told us that he is working on an album after nearly a decade, is busy shooting a music video for his upcoming song, Dum Ba Dum, for the same album in Bangkok.

  • Adnan Sami
    Jul 25, 2015 18:35 IST

    My wife Roya stood by me like a rock: Adnan Sami

    Singer Adnan Sami might have had a turbulent personal life, but he says that his wife Roya Faryabi has always stood by him and never run away from his problems. The 45-year-old singer went through two unsuccessful marriages. Adnan and Roya got married in 2010.

  • Bob Dylan
    Jul 25, 2015 16:04 IST

    50 years on, Bob Dylan's electric guitar comes back to Newport

    The Fender Stratocaster guitar that Bob Dylan used at the Newport Folk Festival, Rhode Island in America 50 years ago is back in Newport. Dylan used the electric guitar in his performance on July 25, 1965, when he strode on stage in a leather jacket and launched into the song Maggie's Farm.

  • Sound Speaks band
    Jul 25, 2015 09:16 IST

    Jamming in the city: Aspiring bands get a platform in Delhi

    From giving musicians that electric live-stage experience to acoustic consultancy, the city's jam pads provide aspiring bands with valuable services

  • Anoushka Shankar
    Jul 24, 2015 16:54 IST

    Never tried to escape my father’s legacy: Anoushka Shankar

    Popular sitarist Anoushka Shankar says that it was tough coming into her own as an artiste owing to her legendary dad’s heritage; talks about what made her come up with an Indian classical music album after several years.