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MUSIC

Best Bollywood Music Albums of 2019

Music is a very important element in a film. It is said that if the trailer is interesting and the songs are good then...

Pakistani singer Farhan Saeed alleges plagiarism by Salim-Sulaiman; Indian composer dubs it coincidence

Pakistani pop singer Farhan Saeed has alleged Salim-Sulaiman made a "copy" of his 2014 song "Roiyaan", a claim the Indian composer duo denied, calling...

Straight outta Karachi: Pakistan’s surprise hip hop hub

Haunted by gang violence and poverty for decades, Lyari was once considered one of Pakistan's most dangerous areas, but those grim realities also inspired...

English town celebrates local hero Ed Sheeran

The little-known town of Ipswich in eastern England has historically prided itself on farming and football, but is now celebrating the stellar pop career...

Bieber, Sheeran drop new tune tackling mental health

After teasing it for weeks Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran early Friday released their new single "I Don't Care," melding a jaunty melody with...

Joe Jonas marries “Game of Thrones” actress Sophie Turner

Singer Joe Jonas married "Game of Thrones" actress Sophie Turner in a surprise wedding on Wednesday night, with pictures shared on social media showing the couple tying...

K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal

K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in...

‘All is well’: Britney reassures fans over mental health

Pop princess Britney Spears took to Instagram Wednesday amid swirling rumours she was being held against her will in a mental facility, telling her...
hip-hop duo 143BandMusic

How 143 Band Music is using hip-hop to change Afghanistan

Hailing from Afghanistan, 143BandMusic blends hip-hop and pop with traditional Dari and Persian music as a vehicle for their politically charged lyrics, which often criticise political violence and the lack...
Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar on music, refugees and her legacy

Composer and sitarist Anoushka Shankar is among the most recognised Indian classical musicians. Since she began playing the instrument from a young age under the tutelage of her father, the...