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Music directors not respected enough these days, says Pritam

Pritam feels the quality of the music scene in the Hindi film industry is taking a hit as the artistes do not enjoy the kind of power they used to earlier.

Songs that are recreated today do not have great melody: Shaan

Singer Shaan shared his thoughts on recreating old songs. He believes the new versions do not have a great melody, and he is also not happy with the dearth of original songs.

AR Rahman: Recreating songs is shortcut to creativity

Music maestro AR Rahman says recreating classics is a safe, reliable "plan B" for artistes. He also believes that there is no one way to make music.

Feeling the Blues

Legendary British guitarist Bernie Marsden looks back on his career, the musical form and playing music on cellphones

Rihanna sues her father over Fenty name

In a lawsuit, Rihanna says that her father Ronald Fenty and his partner have violated her trademark and falsely suggested that their business, Fenty Entertainment, is affiliated with her. The singer has asked the court to bar the firm from using the Fenty name for business.

Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards

Alicia Keys made the announcement on her social media channels with a behind-the-scenes video. The Grammys are scheduled to happen on February 11.

Rhythm Divine

At a sold-out concert in the Capital last week, tabla maestro Zakir Hussain proved why he is still the master of percussion

Maroon 5, Travis Scott, Big Boi to perform at Super Bowl 2019

To be aired on February 3, 2019, the Super Bowl found itself in the middle of a storm, with pop icon Rihanna, who has performed before, rejecting the offer this year in support of former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee during the national anthem in protest against racial injustice.

R. Kelly denies all sexual misconduct allegations: Lawyer

Attorney Steve Greenberg offered his defense of the Grammy-winning recording artist R Kelly since a prosecutor in Chicago this week urged potential victims to come forward.

Michael Jackson allegations and fight over them return with new film

Vince Finaldi, who represents Wade Robson and James Safechuck in lawsuits alleging Michael Jackson molested them, said the suits were dismissed on technical grounds, not the credibility of the men's claims, and they are now under appeal.

Lady Gaga apologises for working with R Kelly on Do What U Want

Standing by the sexual harassment victims, who have come forward with their alleged stories of harassment by R and B artiste R Kelly, singer and actor Lady Gaga has apologised for her collaboration with Kelly.

Gay rapper Kevin Fret shot dead

Puerto Rico's gay rapper and musician Kevin Fret succumbed to his injuries after he was shot multiple times while riding a motorbike on Thursday, BBC reported. Kevin was 24.