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Diljit Dosanjh accused of not paying desi dancers during Dil-Luminati tour

Rajat Bhatta, who owns several dance institutes, took to social media to accuse Diljit of not making payment to background dancers during Dil-Luminati international tour

Diljit Dosanjh accused of not paying desi dancers during Dil-Luminati tour
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 5:27 PM IST

World Music Day 2024: Five technologies that changed the world of music

World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21. Over the years, technologies have evolved significantly, radically changing the way we consume music

World Music Day 2024: Five technologies that changed the world of music
Updated On : 21 Jun 2024 | 12:09 PM IST

World Music Day 2024: History, significance, theme, quotes and more

World Music Day is celebrated every year on June 21 to encourage people to listen to a variety of songs and embrace art for future generations

World Music Day 2024: History, significance, theme, quotes and more
Updated On : 20 Jun 2024 | 11:46 AM IST

Sony in talks to buy Queen's music catalog in potential $1 bn deal

Sony is working with another investor on a purchase that could potentially total $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said, asking not to be named discussing confidential information

Sony in talks to buy Queen's music catalog in potential $1 bn deal
Updated On : 29 May 2024 | 9:43 PM IST

Google Doodle celebrates the anniversary of Accordion's 1829 patent

Google Doodle is celebrating the patent anniversary of Accordion. The accordion was patented in 1829, this versatile instrument left a lasting impact on the music industry

Google Doodle celebrates the anniversary of Accordion's 1829 patent
Updated On : 23 May 2024 | 11:41 AM IST

'Hardest decision', says Ananya Birla as she quits music for business

Ananya Birla is the founder of microfinance company Svatantra Microfin and design house Ikai Asai; she is the elder daughter of Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla

'Hardest decision', says Ananya Birla as she quits music for business
Updated On : 07 May 2024 | 2:14 PM IST

Notes of defiance: Amar Singh Chamkila's legacy is a soundtrack of survival

TUNE OF REVOLUTION: The audacious journey of a singer who defied convention and defined a generation

Notes of defiance: Amar Singh Chamkila's legacy is a soundtrack of survival
Updated On : 11 Apr 2024 | 9:15 AM IST

Sitars, tanpuras made in Maharashtra's Miraj town get awarded with GI tags

The sitars and tanpuras of Miraj, a small town in Maharashtra's Sangli district known for its craftsmanship in making musical instruments, have been awarded the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tags. These instruments made in Miraj are much in demand among some of the prominent artistes, including those renowned in the field of classical music as well as film industry, the makers claim. The GI tag denotes the product comes from a particular geographical area, and often enhances its commercial value. The tradition of making sitars and tanpuras in Miraj goes back more than 300 years, with over seven generations of craftsmen having worked towards making these string instruments, the makers say. On March 30, the government of India's intellectual property office issued GI tag to the Miraj Musical Instruments Cluster for its sitars and to the Soultune Musical Instrument Producer firm for tanpuras. The Miraj Musical Instruments Cluster functions as the apex body for both the sitar a

Sitars, tanpuras made in Maharashtra's Miraj town get awarded with GI tags
Updated On : 07 Apr 2024 | 8:55 AM IST

Warner Music extends its partnership with Tips Industries for 4 more years

Global record label Warner Music and Indian music firm Tips Industry on Friday announced the extension of their partnership for four more years. After having a partnership for more than three years -- which allowed the New York-based firm to exclusively distribute Tips Music's over 13,000 Hindi catalogues since 2020 -- decided to expand it further, according to a joint statement. It has played an important role in growing the company's Bollywood soundtracks on the international stage, the statement noted. "This new deal will now see Warner Music take on the commercial and distribution responsibilities for all Tips Music's frontline and catalogue music on all audio streaming apps, which spans across 23 Indian languages and 30,000+ songs," it added. About the timeframe, Tips Industries said: "It has been extended for 4 years". Warner Music will use its global network of experts to promote Tips Music's artists and songs around the world, opening them up to new fans and ...

Warner Music extends its partnership with Tips Industries for 4 more years
Updated On : 01 Mar 2024 | 6:17 PM IST

Anant-Radhika pre-wedding: Here's how much Rihanna has charged to perform

Popular pop artist Rihanna will perform at the Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant pre wedding ceremony. Rihanna has reportedly charged Rs 66-74 crore for her performance

Anant-Radhika pre-wedding: Here's how much Rihanna has charged to perform
Updated On : 01 Mar 2024 | 5:26 PM IST

Pankaj Udhas dies at 72 due to prolonged illness, his family confirms

Pankaj Udhas has passed away at the age of 73 due to prolonged disease. His family has confirmed said in a statement

Pankaj Udhas dies at 72 due to prolonged illness, his family confirms
Updated On : 26 Feb 2024 | 5:38 PM IST

Tax-free status of movie, music, games traded online on table at WTO meet

Since late last century and the early days of the web, providers of digital media like Netflix and Spotify have had a free pass when it comes to international taxes on films, video games and music that are shipped across borders through the internet. But now, a global consensus on the issue may be starting to crack. As the World Trade Organisation opens its latest biannual meeting of government ministers Monday, its longtime moratorium on duties on e-commerce products which has been renewed almost automatically since 1998 is coming under pressure as never before. This week in Abu Dhabi, the WTO's 164 member countries will take up a number of key issues: Subsidies that encourage overfishing. Reforms to make agricultural markets fairer and more eco-friendly. And efforts to revive the Geneva-based trade body's system of resolving disputes among countries. All of those are tall orders, but the moratorium on e-commerce duties is perhaps the matter most in play. It centres on electroni

Tax-free status of movie, music, games traded online on table at WTO meet
Updated On : 25 Feb 2024 | 1:05 PM IST

Ed Sheeran to Major Lazer, India's live music scene hits a crescendo

Live entertainment and music shows are seeing a massive resurgence in India... This is not a one-time phenomenon but something we are witnessing over a vast spectrum, said Roncon, BookMyShow

Ed Sheeran to Major Lazer, India's live music scene hits a crescendo
Updated On : 16 Feb 2024 | 10:13 PM IST

Taylor Swift caps dominant year with record-breaking 4 Grammy wins

Swift had previously been tied with Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder for the most wins in the category. Album of the year was one of two prizes for Swift on the night

Taylor Swift caps dominant year with record-breaking 4 Grammy wins
Updated On : 05 Feb 2024 | 11:44 PM IST

PM Modi congratulates Zakir Hussain, Rakesh Chaurasia, others on Grammy win

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Zakir Hussain, Rakesh Chaurasia, Shankar Mahadevan, Ganesh Rajagopalan, and Selvaganesh Vinayakram on winning big at the 2024 Grammy Awards. In an X post, the prime minister praised the five artists for making India proud at the Los Angeles-based musical extravaganza. "Congratulations @ZakirHtabla, @Rakeshflute, @Shankar_Live, @kanjeeraselva, and @violinganesh on your phenomenal success at the #GRAMMYs ! Your exceptional talent and dedication to music have won hearts worldwide. "India is proud! These achievements are a testament to the hardwork you keep putting in. It will also inspire the new generation of artists to dream big and excel in music," Modi said. Flute player Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of legendary flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia, thanked the prime minister for his wishes. The musician won two Grammys as part of the ensemble of American banjo player Bela Fleck and American bassist Edgar Meyer for "Pashto" and "As We ...

PM Modi congratulates Zakir Hussain, Rakesh Chaurasia, others on Grammy win
Updated On : 05 Feb 2024 | 3:36 PM IST

Grammy Awards 2024: Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain win for best album

Grammy Awards 2024: The 66th Annual Grammy Awards 2024 are being held in Los Angeles

Grammy Awards 2024: Shankar Mahadevan, Zakir Hussain win for best album
Updated On : 05 Feb 2024 | 9:48 AM IST

PM Modi shares shlok by Lata Mangeshkar ahead of Ram Temple event

"As the nation awaits 22nd January with great enthusiasm, one of the people who will be missed is our beloved Lata Didi. Here is a Shlok she sung," PM shared in a post on social media platform X

PM Modi shares shlok by Lata Mangeshkar ahead of Ram Temple event
Updated On : 17 Jan 2024 | 10:12 AM IST

Kerala woman creates Guinness World Record, sings in over 100 languages

A Kerala woman has created a world record by singing in 140 languages in a Dubai concert on 24 November 2023. She shared the video on her Instagram handle

Kerala woman creates Guinness World Record, sings in over 100 languages
Updated On : 08 Jan 2024 | 3:42 PM IST

Trevor Noah will host the 2024 Grammy Awards for 4th year in a row

As the age-old adage goes, don't mess with success. The Grammy Awards aren't, bringing Trevor Noah back as host in 2024. Noah shared the news Wednesday night on his podcast "What Now? With Trevor Noah". For those keeping count, the 66th Grammys will mark his fourth consecutive year of hosting duties. SZA heads into the 2024 ceremony with a leading nine nominations. "Kill Bill", her revenge anthem cloaked in an R&B ballad, earned her nods for record of the year, song of the year, and best R&B performance. 'SOS' is also up for album of the year and best progressive R&B album. The 2024 ceremony is the second time SZA has been nominated for record, album, and song in the same year. Phoebe Bridgers has the second-most nominations, with seven. Six of those are with her band boygenius. Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Brandy Clark, Jon Batiste and producer Jack Antonoff also earned six. The 2024 Grammy Awards will air on February 4 live on CBS and ...

Trevor Noah will host the 2024 Grammy Awards for 4th year in a row
Updated On : 14 Dec 2023 | 1:34 PM IST

A century after debut, UK music store HMV makes Oxford Street return

The 363 Oxford Street address hosted the very first HMV store in 1921, opened by composer Edward Elgar, and was central to the development of British popular music and culture

A century after debut, UK music store HMV makes Oxford Street return
Updated On : 24 Nov 2023 | 1:07 PM IST