Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj dies at 90

One of India’s greatest music legends, Pandit Jasraj suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in New Jersey, USA Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj died on Monday following a cardiac arrest at his home in New Jersey, his daughter Durga Jasraj said. He was 90. One of India’s greatest music legends, Pandit Jasraj leaves behind […]

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The 10 best love songs to win an Oscar

In the lead up to Valentine’s Day and the Oscars, Martin Chilton picks the greatest love songs to win an Academy Award Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga and Gillian Welch are among the songwriters battling it out for the 2019 Oscar for “Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures” – or Best Original Song to give the award its more […]

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singer Upali Kannangara passed away

Veteran singer Upali Kannangara passed away this morning at the age of 67 at a private hospital, Sri Lanka Singers Association (SLASA) President Keerthi Pasquel said. He said Kannangara underwent a heart surgery after which he had been unconscious for four days. The remains would lie at his residence 19A, Fourth Lane, Jambugasmulla Mawatha, Nugegoda. […]

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Saudi woman held for ‘hugging’ singer

She rushed to stage during a performance by Iraqi pop star Majid al-Muhandis A woman may face charges under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia after storming a stage to hug a pop star, authorities and local media said on Sunday. The woman could face two years in prison and a fine of up to 1,00,000 […]

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