Music

  • May 26, 2015 14:02 IST

    Wasn’t a writer when I started, says lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya

    One of Bollywood's leading lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya says he gets into a zone while penning songs; adds that he is still ‘exploring the writer’ in him .He also talks about his inspirations, what his writing process is, and more.

  • Selena Gomez
    May 25, 2015 15:07 IST

    Selena Gomez in talks with Kris Jenner for her own reality TV show

    Selena Gomez wants to revamp her image by appearing in her own reality TV series. She is in talks with Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kris Jenner about launching her own show.

  • Bob Dylan
    May 24, 2015 17:39 IST

    Happy birthday Bob Dylan: His top 10 songs

    As Dylan blows out 74 candles on his birthday cake on Sunday, here’s a playlist that captures some of the changes in the legend’s musical style over the decades.

  • One Direction
    May 24, 2015 16:21 IST

    Know the real reason why Zayn Malik left 1D

    Jamie Scott, the songwriter behind some of 1D's biggest hits admitted that everyone has their breaking point and that is the reason why the 22-year-old singer fell out of love with life in the group and had to walk away, reported the Mirror.

  • Majrooh Sultanpuri
    May 24, 2015 15:48 IST

    Majrooh Sultanpuri: 15 memorable songs he penned

    Sunday marks the 15th death anniversary of the versatile lyricist-poet Majrooh Sultanpuri. He gave us some of the best melodies, chirpy songs and romantic numbers of Hindi cinema. Here are a few of the memorable ones.

  • Lou Majaw
    May 23, 2015 17:41 IST

    Meet Lou Majaw, India’s Bob Dylan

    Widely known as the man who loved Bob Dylan too much, Lou Majaw is much more than a fanboy musician. He's a successful artist with a compelling story of his own to tell. Read on!

  • Nizami Bandhu
    May 23, 2015 14:57 IST

    Despite challenges, we always perform to a packed house: Nizami Bandhu

    Seventh-generation members of the iconic qawwali group, Nizami Bandhu, are optimistic about the future of the genre, which has many young followers, despite monetary issues.

  • Sanjoy Narayan
    May 23, 2015 15:25 IST

    Download Central: Jazz on a summer's day

    Saxophonist Kamasi Washington’s new album, The Epic, is creating waves even among those who are not serious listeners of jazz

  • Katy Perry
    May 23, 2015 14:28 IST

    Katy Perry to come out with a new album in 2016

    Katy Perry's manager Steven Jensen has revealed the pop star will release her next album by 2016. She has been on the road since May 2014 and has just completed the Asian leg of the tour.

  • Kailash Kher
    May 23, 2015 14:11 IST

    Kailash Kher hospitalised, shares thoughts on Twitter

    Bollywood singer Kailash Kher has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. The singer took to social media on Saturday to make the news known. He says he had been ignoring his health, and ultimately, had to cancel a show in Gujarat.

  • Mithoon
    May 23, 2015 12:26 IST

    How Mithoon brings 'touch of melancholy' amid upbeat sound

    Music composer Mithoon, who awaits the release of Vidya Balan-starrer Hamari Adhuri Kahani for which he has composed music, talks about his musical journey and why he feels competition is senseless.

  • Resul Pookutty
    May 22, 2015 16:48 IST

    Indian films are musically loud: Resul Pookutty

    Sound designer, mixer and editor, Resul Pookutty known for making music for some iconic films, including Slumdog Millionaire (2008) that won him an Oscar, says that composing music for Indian films is very different from doing so for Hollywood movies.

  • Daler Mehndi
    May 22, 2015 14:38 IST

    Daler Mehndi on launching Priyanka Chopra, Ludacris' Tunak Tunak cover

    Popular music composer and singer Daler Mehndi speaks about the global fame his song Tunak Tunak Tun received, his new album and launching Priyanka Chopra.

  • Daftar Zild
    May 22, 2015 14:17 IST

    Gurgaon gears up for HT Friday Jam Season 2

    Music always acts as a healing factor for people who live in stressful environment and it holds true for the group members of four bands who will be performing at the Hindustan Times and Cyber Hub Friday (May 22) Jam season 2 in Gurgaon.

  • Snapshots from 42nd annual American Music Awards
    May 21, 2015 12:40 IST

    Liam Payne on why Zayn Malik left One Direction

    One Direction's Liam Payne has said his former band mate Zayn Malik left the British boyband because of his relationship with Perrie Edwards.