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Rupankar Bagchi accused of stealing song

After facing brutal levels of criticism for his comments against KK, Indian singer Rupankar Bagchi has once again stirred up controversy. The singer has been accused of stealing a song from rising artiste Manorama Ghoshal. After KK's death, a musical programme was arranged on May 31. On that same day, Rupankar took to a Facebook live, mocking the deceased icon saying, "Who is KK man?"

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Avril Lavigne recreates “Let Go” cover 20 years later, looks essentially the same

Avril Lavigne is one of those celebrities who does not seem to age. After 7 studio albums, a two-decade career and several accolades, the “When You’re Gone” singer recreated the cover photo of her iconic debut album “Let Go”, in New York City.

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Nancy gives birth to beautiful baby girl

Nazmun Munira Nancy, one of Bangladesh’s popular pop singers, just became mother to a baby girl a private hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday. Both mother and daughter are healthy. The news was stated in a press release sent by the Managing Director of Universal Medical College Hospital in the capital.

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From desk-bangers to rising musicians: The story of Chitropot

A bunch of desk banging, music-loving ninth graders at Nalonda had the crazy idea of starting a band. None of them could play anything other than a desk – that is how it all began. It has been more than eight years since then, and Chitropot has composed multiple originals including “Ekhane Somoy Katena”, “Brishti Tumi” and “Jabo Megher Deshe”. The band frequently plays live shows and radio broadcasts.

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Revisiting 10 classic hits by Michael Jackson

Today marks the 13th death anniversary of the "King of Pop", Michael Jackson. He wasn't just a musician, he was a legend on his own. His iconic 'moon walk' and his scintillating dance moves in classics like "Thriller", "Beat it", and "Billie Jean" made him the ultimate pop sensation all over the world. 

6d ago| Music

IPDC ‘Amader Gaan’ season 4 kicks off

IPDC Amader Gaan’s season 4 was launched yesterday with “Padmar Dheu Re”, a well-known song by Kazi Nazrul Islam through the voice of emerging singer Jakir Hossain, popularly known as Bibagi Limon.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Rupankar Bagchi accused of stealing song

After facing brutal levels of criticism for his comments against KK, Indian singer Rupankar Bagchi has once again stirred up controversy. The singer has been accused of stealing a song from rising artiste Manorama Ghoshal. After KK's death, a musical programme was arranged on May 31. On that same day, Rupankar took to a Facebook live, mocking the deceased icon saying, "Who is KK man?"

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Avril Lavigne recreates “Let Go” cover 20 years later, looks essentially the same

Avril Lavigne is one of those celebrities who does not seem to age. After 7 studio albums, a two-decade career and several accolades, the “When You’re Gone” singer recreated the cover photo of her iconic debut album “Let Go”, in New York City.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Nancy gives birth to beautiful baby girl

Nazmun Munira Nancy, one of Bangladesh’s popular pop singers, just became mother to a baby girl a private hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday. Both mother and daughter are healthy. The news was stated in a press release sent by the Managing Director of Universal Medical College Hospital in the capital.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Music for a cause: Over 20 bands and musicians rock TSC

"My bus ticket was done and I was all packed to leave for Khulna with my friends, this afternoon. But I cancelled everything as I came across a Facebook post for this event only an hour before leaving for the bus terminal." This was the story shared by Rakibul Hasan, a music enthusiast and student of Stamford University, who cancelled all of his plans to come and show support at “Bornattoder Jonno Concert” an event organized by Dhaka University (DU) students to raise funds for flood victims in Sylhet and Sunamganj. Not only Rakibul, but thousands of music lovers and social activists, from different walks of life gathered at TSC, University of Dhaka on Monday and Tuesday to enjoy some amazing performances and express their solidarity for the cause.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Top hiphop and pop artists come together for flood victims

The biggest names in hiphop and pop will be performing at “The Hype Festival” on July 1 at ICCB. The line-up consists of Mila, Hridoy Khan, Jalali Set, Xefer, Imran Mahmudul, Tashfee, Mithun Chakra and Black Zang.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

BTS’ Taehyung beats Hrithik Roshan, Paul Rudd in 'Most Handsome Man' list

Kim Taehyung, of BTS fame, more popularly known as V has beaten Paul Rudd, Robert Pattinson and Hrithik Roshan to be crowned the “Most Handsome Man” as reported by Techno Sports Magazine.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

RD Burman’s five timeless hits

Rahul Dev Burman was born on June 27, 1939, to revered musicians Sachin Dev Burman and Meera Dev Barman. Both father and son revolutionised the Indian film music industry, composing several hit songs that would touch the hearts and souls of millions. R D Burman, nicknamed Pancham, started composing music from an early age. He wrote his first song “Aye Meri Topi Palat Ke Aa” at the tender age of nine. This song was later used by his father in the 1956 movie “Funtoosh”.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Sonu Nigam performs at Nazrul Mancha, where KK’s last concert took place

Sonu Nigam had assured that he will perform in Kolkata as per schedule, despite criticisms surrounding the arrangement of live shows in Kolkata, especially after KK’s death on May 31.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Two high-profile concerts taking place today, proceeds to go to flood victims

Today, two concerts will be taking place in Dhaka, both of which have been organised with the intent to raise funds for the flood victims in Sylhet and Sunamganj.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Music can never be defined as ‘content’: Fahmida Nabi

Hailing from a family of artistes, Fahmida has won many prestigious awards for her music, including the National Film Award. The singer recently performed in “Amrao Pari”, the Padma Bridge theme song, alongside many other noted musicians in the country. We caught up with the veteran musician to know more about her perceptions on the current scenario in the music industry, and her upcoming projects.