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Aug 05, 2017
Indian-American songstress Zoya turns to pop on new single, 'The Shaman and The Singer’Mumbai-based, California-bred Zoya Mohan was reluctant to be influenced by mainstream pop. Until she began taking spin classes, that is.
May 27, 2017
British singer-songwriter Lucy Rose talks India visit, and her latest albumLucy Rose and her band will perform at the Humming Tree in Bengaluru on 27 May 2017
Oct 14, 2016
Nobel Literature Prize-winner Bob Dylan: People today are still living off the table scraps of the 60sAs Dylan himself once said, “People today are still living off the table scraps of the 60s. They are still being passed around — the music and the ideas.” Amen.
Oct 14, 2016
'How does it feel?' - Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize | ReutersBy Alistair Scrutton and Scott Malone | STOCKHOLM/BOSTON STOCKHOLM/BOSTON Bob Dylan, a powerful voice of social turmoil in the United States from the 1960s onward, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday in a surprise decision that made him the first singer-songwriter to win the honour.The 75-year-old Dylan, who won the prize for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," joins a long line of novelists, poets and playwrights including Octavio Paz, Albert Camus and Ernest Hemingway.The decision angered some writers who complained that by highlighting one of the world's most celebrated musicians the Swedish Academy missed an opportunity to bring attention to lesser-known artists."I'm a Dylan fan, but this is an ill-conceived nostalgia award wrenched from the rancid prostates of senile, gibbering hippies," wrote Scottish novelist Irvine Welsh, best known for his 1993 novel "Trainspotting," on Twitter.Awarding the 8 million Swedish crown ($928,000) prize, the Swedish Academy said: "Dylan has the status of an icon. His influence on contemporary music is profound." The announcement of the award was met with gasps in Stockholm's stately Royal Academy hall, followed by some laughter
Oct 13, 2016
Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'poetic expressions'; first songwriter to win honourUS music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.
Jan 11, 2016
The man who sold the world: Singer David Bowie dies at 69 after 18-month battle with cancerBritish singer-songwriter David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer for 18 months.
Nov 19, 2015
Snippets of Adele's '25' leaked online, removed a day before album releaseParts of Adele's much anticipated new album “25” were reported on Wednesday to have been leaked online ahead of the official 20 November release of the Grammy-winning British singer's first release in four years.
May 10, 2015
Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mindVeteran lawyer, seasoned politician, parliamentarian and former Union minister – after all this Kapil Sibal has added a new descriptor to his name: lyricist. The hard-nosed lawyer is into writing lyrics in Hindi. Romantic duets, qawwalis, political satire-based songs and item numbers penned by Sibal will soon be part of Hindi films and some albums.
Jun 11, 2014
US Congress updating music copyright laws as world goes digitalArray