HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


Yo Yo, Raftaar rap up another row

A couple of months ago, we told you about a rift between rappers Yo Yo Honey Singh and Raftaar Singh over the credits of some songs in the film Fugly (2014). And now, Raftaar’s recent song, Swag Mera Desi, is adding fuel to the fire.

An offer she can't refuse: Levine offers Keira recording deal

Actor Keira Knightley has been ­reportedly offered a recording contract by singer Adam Levine, who is keen to rope her in for his new label 222 Records. Knightley is said to have impressed him with her vocal abilities in their latest movie Begin Again.

Thank you again Yo Yo Honey Singh: A rejoinder to the open letter

After writing an open letter to Yo Yo Honey Singh, the author recieved a torrent of reactions -- from families who said Honey Singh is an integral part of their post-dinner get-togethers to those who advised him to switch off the TV instead of railing against the 'artist'.

Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 to perform at Apple's music festival

Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and Kylie Minogue are among the stars who will perform at an upcoming music festival in London. The three are part of this year's lineup for Apple's iTunes Festival, to be held in September.

Thanks for the crassness: An open letter to Honey Singh from a parent

An exasperated parent on how vodka, short skirts, suck and rhyming four-letter words are changing the universe of impressionable children, all thanks to Yo Yo and his philosophy of 'party yun hi chalegi'.

No world tour for Adele in 2015

Oscar-winning singer Adele is not planning a world tour in 2015, according to a senior executive at her record label. A message on the World Music Awards' official Twitter feed had claimed earlier that the award-winning star would take to the road next year in support of the new record.

Blues legend Johnny Winter found dead in Swiss hotel room

Johnny Winter, an American blues rock guitarist, vocalist and band leader known for his virtuoso slide-guitar solos and raspy vocals, was found dead in a hotel room outside Zurich, Swiss police said on Thursday.

Angry or Happy? Try Spotify to match your mood

There is music to match all your emotions. Now streaming platform Spotify, in collaboration with an expert in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, has revealed a selection of popular songs that are particularly powerful emotional triggers.

No more shows, no music, no songs: Elton John

Elton John has announced the end of his career. The British artist surprised his fans at the Festival de Carcassonne by declaring that he planned to retire and spend more time with his family.

Not just one of the guys: Kristen Stewart, Anne Hathaway man up for viral video

Have you checked out Kristen Stewart in the video of Jenny Lewis' song Just One Of The Guys yet? And Anne Hathway? And Brie Larson? About a million people have already treated themselves to this eyefull in just one day since the video was released.

Yeh gaane nahi gaaliyan hain: Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle is not one to mince words. She says she is infuriated with what the Hindi film industry dishes out in the name of lyrics. 'Gaalion ka gaana banta hai aajkal, aur beech mein English mein kuch badbad kartein hai. aap unhe sikhaenge,' she says.

Tiger Shroff to consult Sajid before releasing MJ tribute

Actor Tiger Shroff, who announced last month that he is working on his tribute to Michael Jackson, says his video of the King of Pop's hit songs is ready. Shroff adds that he will show the video to filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala before releasing it.

Indian Ocean is back with Tandanu

When its vocalist passed away and its founder quit, fans wondered what would become of Delhi's iconic folk rock band Indian Ocean. Wonder no more. Version 2 is a hit.

Kylie Minogue to perform at Glasgow Games closing event

Pop star Kylie Minogue is set toperform at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The hitmaker will perform a five-song set at the event, adding that the 46-year-old singer hopes the appearance will boost her music career.

Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh to team up with Jacqueline, Nargis for album

Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh will collaborate with Bollywood actors Jacqueline Fernandez and Nargis Fakhri for his upcoming album after shooting with Dabangg star Sonakshi Sinha.
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