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Oct 18, 2018
Ayub Bachchu, popular Bangladeshi singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 56 after heart failureAyub Bachchu had undergone a heart valve surgery in 2009 and continued to suffer from heart tissue damage and health complications
Jul 19, 2018
Songwriter trailer: New Ed Sheeran documentary offers insight into creative process, off-stage personaSongwriter follows Ed Sheeran as he travels around the United States and England writing songs on his laptop, jamming in a garden and recording in the studio.
Apr 24, 2018
Apple acquires screen rights for Songwriter, documentary based on Ed Sheeran's musical journeyThe worldwide screen rights of Songwriter, a documentary on Ed Sheeran, has been purchased by tech giant Apple
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.
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.