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The day the music died - how Buddy Holly's tragedy inspired 'American Pie'

"A long, long time ago; I can still remember; How that music used to make me smile," Don McLean sings at the start of 'American Pie,' one of the classic songs of the 1970s. You've probably got the melody in your head just from the first few words.

12h ago| Music

Bryan Adams, crafting albums amid Grammy Award nomination

Bryan Adams may have nabbed his first Grammy nomination in over two decades, but he won’t be at the ceremony. He’s got a gig that night.

12h ago| Music

Beyonce announces first new tour in nearly seven years

 Music star Beyonce announced her first new tour in nearly seven years on Wednesday, in which she will take her latest album "Renaissance" on the road around Europe and North America.

4d ago| Music

Fans throw bottle at Kailash Kher during concert

On Sunday, Bollywood singer Kailash Kher was verbally and physically assaulted during a concert in Karnataka's Hampi. This was reportedly due to the singer not performing a Kannada song.

5d ago| Music

Alka Yagnik surpasses BTS, The Weeknd on YouTube

Versatile Bollywood singer, Alka Yagnik has topped the list of most-streamed artists on YouTube in 2022, surpassing popular Korean band BTS.

6d ago| Music

Rick Astley sues Yung Gravy over 'Never Gonna Give You Up' soundalike

Rick Astley has sued the rapper Yung Gravy over a song that borrowed heavily from the British singer's signature "Never Gonna Give You Up," claiming that the new song illegally used an impersonator who imitated Astley's distinctive baritone.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

The day the music died - how Buddy Holly's tragedy inspired 'American Pie'

"A long, long time ago; I can still remember; How that music used to make me smile," Don McLean sings at the start of 'American Pie,' one of the classic songs of the 1970s. You've probably got the melody in your head just from the first few words.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Bryan Adams, crafting albums amid Grammy Award nomination

Bryan Adams may have nabbed his first Grammy nomination in over two decades, but he won’t be at the ceremony. He’s got a gig that night.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Beyonce announces first new tour in nearly seven years

 Music star Beyonce announced her first new tour in nearly seven years on Wednesday, in which she will take her latest album "Renaissance" on the road around Europe and North America.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Grammy nominees highlight TikTok’s sway in music

Grammy-nominated breakup song "abcdefu" is the latest viral sensation to translate popularity on TikTok into chart-topping success and music industry acclaim.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Bryan Adams making albums amid Grammy Award nomination

Bryan Adams may have nabbed his first Grammy nomination in over two decades, but he won’t be at the ceremony. He’s got a gig that night.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Being congratulated by my father was the best moment: Muhin

Close Up One” famed singer Muhin Khan recently won the National Film Award for his song in the film “Poddapuran”. He was the runner-up on the show in 2006. The singer has since been active in the music scene of Bangladesh. This is Muhin’s first National Film Award. In a casual interview with The Daily Star, the musician revealed his experience, joy and plans.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

‘Nazrul Festival 2023’ begins tomorrow

Tomorrow marks to be an exciting day for Nazrul Sangeet lovers, as the “Nazrul Festival 2023” will kick off at Gulshan Lake Park. Organised jointly by Bangladesh Nazrul-Sangeet Songstha, High Commission of India in Dhaka, as well as the Gulshan Society. The festival will be held on February 3 and 4, from 5 pm to 10 pm.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Coke Studio Bangla back with season two

Coke Studio Bangla began their journey last year, creating a worldwide phenomenon with their intricate musical compositions. This year, they aim to return with a new season, which they have already announced on social media—accompanied by a teaser for what’s to come.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Ozzy Osbourne 'not physically capable' of upcoming tour

British rocker Ozzy Osbourne said he was "not physically capable" of going on a European and UK tour this spring, as he was too weak for all the necessary travel involved in live shows.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Grammy predictions ahead of Sunday

The Beyhive is all abuzz over the possibility that Beyoncé will have a chance to make Grammy history this year, which should make for an exciting awards show as she’s up against heavy hitters Adele, Kendrick Lamar and Harry Styles.