Music

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    Jul 07, 2015 16:31 IST

    Taylor Swift's Blank Space video touches 1 billion mark

    Singer Taylor Swift's Blank Space video has become the fastest video to touch 1 billion views on YouTube. The video was released online via Vevo in November 2014.

  • Indian classical musician Ravi Shankar
    Jul 06, 2015 16:51 IST

    A Brazilian who owes her love for Indian music to Ravi Shankar

    Music knows no boundaries; how often has one heard that. Here's a classic instance that proves the saying true. Paola Carraro may be from distant Brazil but is passionate about Indian music and art. And it is this love that pulled her to sitar.

  • Ram Sampath, Sona Mohapatra
    Jul 06, 2015 01:31 IST

    Ram Sampath, Sona sued for 'distorting' cult Odia song Rangabati

    Bollywood music director Ram Sampath and singer Sona Mohapatra were threatened with a Rs 1 crore copyright violation suit on Sunday after they aired a remixed version of cult Odia folk song 'Rangabati'.

  • Amy Winehouse
    Jul 04, 2015 18:24 IST

    People said this film would not come out: Asif on his docu Amy

    Senna director Asif Kapadia is back. Although Asif was named the King of Cannes this year, and his documentary Amy, on the life of late British singer Amy Winehouse, received tremendous reviews from critics, he says he faced a lot of troubles while making the film.

  • Mika
    Jul 04, 2015 17:50 IST

    Controversies follow me, says Mika Singh

    Says Mika Singh, explaining why he often makes news for the wrong reasons; adds his first Bollywood acting experience was 'memorable'.

  • Sanjoy Narayan
    Jul 04, 2015 17:40 IST

    Download Central: High priestess of soul

    What Happened, Miss Simone?, a new biopic, gave me a deeper insight into one of America’s finest musicians – as well as an inspiration to rediscover Nina Simone’s music.

  • Sona Mohapatra
    Jul 04, 2015 14:41 IST

    Sona Mohapatra rocks in new version of cult Odia song Rangabati

    Every Odia and even every Indian who has had some contact with western Odisha would know the cult folk song Rangabati. Now, Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra, with music director Ram Sampath, has given it a contemporary touch and it’s already a rage.

  • Rihanna
    Jul 03, 2015 17:43 IST

    Rihanna's shocking new music video has blood all over

    Trust Rihanna to come up with something as bizarre as this! Now, the Diamonds hitmaker has come out with a new music video of one of her latest songs, B***h Better Have My Money, which is has so much blood, it's sure to shock you.

  • Dhanush
    Jul 03, 2015 14:59 IST

    Maari music review: Fun and peppy, but it's nothing unusual

    Tamil superstar Dhanush's next film Maari has created quite a buzz thanks to the actor playing a Chennai gangster. But despite being a gangster film, it has enough of dance and music routine. Produced by composer Anirudh Ravichander of Kaththi fame, the songs, unfortunately, are pretty standard fare.

  • Shakira
    Jul 02, 2015 18:02 IST

    Shakira shares five-month old son's cute photos on Instagram

    Call it a fad or a publicity stunt, the fact is that it is one failproof way to grab eyeballs. Millions of them, in fact. The latest in a string of celebs posting intimate pictures of their family on social networking sites is singer Shakira: The Hips Don't Lie star posted a photo collage of her five-month-old son, Sasha, on Instagram on Thursday.

  • Armin van Burren
    Jul 02, 2015 18:09 IST

    Fans shelling out money to watch Tomorrowland on screens

    For EDM fans, Tomorrowland is the place to be; but we wonder why fans in Mumbai are paying big money towatch a live screening of the same.

  • raagnroll
    Jul 02, 2015 15:48 IST

    HT Friday Jam Season 2 to offer Sufi rock, fusion music

    In an attempt to bring harmony and peace to everyone's life through music, Hindustan Times and DLF Cyber Hub's Friday Jam Season 2 is all set to feature four more bands (Raag 'n' Roll, Agastya, Innayat the band and Jazba-e-Junoon) in this week's edition.

  • Chris Martin
    Jul 02, 2015 11:06 IST

    When Coldplay frontman Chris Martin performed impromptu in Delhi

    It was just another evening for people gathered at the Summer House Café in Delhi's Hauz Khas Village. But everything changed the moment Coldplay frontman Chris Martin took the stage and gave an impromptu performance on Wednesday.

  • Kanye West Glastonbury
    Jun 29, 2015 21:36 IST

    Kanye West declares himself 'greatest living rockstar'

    Kanye West challenged critics who said he was unsuitable for the event by declaring himself the "greatest living rock star". Florence and the Machine covered a Foo Fighters song during their set at Glastonbury. The Dalai Lama made his first appearance at Glastonbury.

  • Wadali Brothers
    Jun 29, 2015 16:52 IST

    What Bollywood calls Sufi are just songs: Piyarelal Wadali

    Piyarelal Wadali, one half of the famous music duo, Wadali Brothers, talks about staying away from commercialisation and how Bollywood churns out just about anything in the name of Sufi.