Beyoncé faces criticism for using an ableist slur on Renaissance, set to change song lyrics

Beyoncé, an American singer-songwriter who recently released her most recent album, “Renaissance,” has come under fire for using a phrase that has a derogatory, ableist connotation. People have called her out for it. In light of this, the 40-year-old has promised to alter the song’s controversial lyrics. According to reports, in the song “Heated,” she … Read more

Indian singer KK dies in Kolkata after performance at concert

Well-known Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, died Tuesday night, a few hours after a concert in Kolkata, officials said. He was 53.
KK was feeling unwell after reaching his hotel, following the concert in the evening where he sang for almost an hour, it was reported. The singer reportedly fell down the stairs at the hotel where he was staying. He was taken to a private hospital, where the doctors declared him brought

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Shironamhin releases their latest album, “Perfume”

Popular band in Bangladesh, Shironamhin released their latest track “Perfume”, along with an intriguing music video, on Thursday.
The music video is a contrast of Greek mythology and modern-day presentation, which raises awareness against victim-blaming. The music is directed by the band’s bassist and leader, Ziaur Rahman.
The artwork design, screenplay and direction of the

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Indian santoor maestro Shivkumar Sharma passed away

Renowned Indian santoor player Shivkumar Sharma died in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, reports NDTV. According to the report, Shivkumar Sharma died following a heart attack. He was 84.
The report, referring to Shivkumar’s secretary Dinesh, said that Shivkumar Sharma died between 8:00am and 8:30am at his Pali Hill residence in Mumbai.
He is survived by his wife Manorama and

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Momtaz and Belal Khan’s ‘Baper Boro Pola’ to hit YouTube Monday

The music video of the duet song Baper Boro Pola recorded by renowned folk singer Momtaz Begum and Belal Khan will be released on YouTube on Monday, said a press release.
Belal Khan has composed the music for the song, which has been written by Shomeshwar Oli. The song will be released on Belal Khan’s official YouTube channel on Monday

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Samina teams up with Nachiketa

Renowned singer Samina Chowdhury has lent her voice to a song composed by popular Indian musician Nachiketa Chakraborty, said a press release.
National Award-winning lyricist Zulfiqer Russell has written the song titled EktuKhani Koshto Diteo while Ridwan Nabi Pancham arranged the music of the song, which was released on the YouTube channel of Zuti Music on April 13.
Samina Chowdhury said, ‘I have waited for more than

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Billie Eilish Pays Tribute To Taylor Hawkins during powerful rain-soaked Grammys performance

Billie Eilish delivered a stunning performance of her hit song, “Happier Than Ever,” at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Sunday night.
The singe has paid tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins at this year’s Grammy Awards, having worn a t-shirt with his face on as she performed.
Eilish – who is up for seven Grammys this year – took to the stage for a live rendition of ‘Happier Than Ever’, the

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Madonna, 63, stuns with youthful look as she turns back the clock in new Frozen music video 25 years after original release

Madonna has left her fans stunned with her youthful look in the music video for the remix of her 1998 hit Frozen. The Queen of Pop has teamed up with Fireboy DML and producer Sickick for an Afrobeats remix of the classic track, and she’s turned back the clock for a new promo clip, too.
Madonna sports a sexy all-black ensemble with her straightened hair bleached blonde for the video, while

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Dua Lipa Hit with Second Copyright Infringement Suit Over Hit Song ‘Levitating’

Dua Lipa is reportedly facing a second copyright lawsuit for her song Levitating, just days after another band accused her of lifting their material.
Last week, the One Kiss icon was sued by reggae band Artikal Sound System after they claimed her 2020 smash hit Levitating was a ‘rip off’ of their song Live Your Life.
The band names Dua, her label Warner Records and

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Kanye West on Why He Threw Microphone During ‘Donda 2’ Event

The artist formerly known as Kanye West says he ditched his microphone during the recent Donda Experience Performance due to frustrations he had regarding a promoter.
Speaking on the moment in question during an social media-shared exchange with Sasha A. Berg and Esther Coco Berg on Wednesday, Ye said he was “told” he had to attach the word “performance” to the

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Rihanna Shows Off Baby Bump In Leather Mini Dress During Fashion Week

Rihanna is back at it with stunning looks showcasing her growing baby bump.
The singer, who took the internet by storm with her chic latex crop top look at Milan Fashion Week, once again, flaunted the sizzling style look at the Off-White Fall 2022 fashion show in Paris.
The diva attended the glam event with boyfriend A$AP Rocky. The couple, who is expecting their first

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Viral ‘Kacha Badam’ singer crashes his new car, rushed to hospital

Viral song “Kacha Badam” singer, Bhuban Badyakar, had a car accident yesterday.
The incident happened when he was learning to drive his recently purchased vehicle. Bhuban was rushed to a speciality hospital in West Bengal, according to a tweet from Free Press Journal.
According to several media reports, Bhuban suffered injuries to his chest and is currently undergoing treatment at the

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Bappi Lahiri no more: Disco King of Bollywood dies at 69

Legendary Indian music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri breathed his last today at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 69 years old at the time of passing.
“Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea)

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Veteran Indian singer Sandhya Mukhopadhyay dies

Legendary Bengali singer Sandhya Mukhopadhyay passed away at the Apollo Hospital in eastern Kolkata this evening. She was 90.
Sandhya, who was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 infection, died of heart attack this evening.
The legendary singer had been admitted to a state-run hospital on January 27 and was later shifted to a corporate hospital the

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Sonu Nigam tests positive for Covid-19

Popular Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, on January 4, announced on social media that he has tested positive for Covid-19, along with his wife, son, and sister-in-law.
Sonu is currently in Dubai with his family. He was supposed to go to Bhubaneshwar for a show’s shoot which he won’t be attending now, as he is in quarantine. He also said that

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Lorde discloses David Byrne the stratagem to combat stage fright

Fear of stage never ends, even for the most demanding singers .
The singer, Lorde shared her little trick while talking to David Byrne in a candid interview for Rolling Stone’s Musicians on Musicians.
She started off by admitting that she tapes “little notes to the stage for herself” and still has not overcome her struggle.
Lorde was also quoted saying, “I don’t have

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Kylie Minogue confirms she is moving back to Australia after 30 years in the UK

Kylie Minogue has announced that she is moving back to her homeland of Australia.
The singer, 53, known for her hits Spinning Around and Can’t Get You Out of My Head, will leave London life and move back to Australia after the coronavirus pandemic “gave her a lot of time to think about the future.”
The Australian singer, 53, has spent the past nine months in her native country, and is now poised to treat it as

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We are in a transitional state in music: Akhi Almagir

We are in a transitional state in music- Akhi AlmagirAkhi Almagir, a popular adhunik singer, is recognised for her stage performances both within and outside our country. She has been singing for over a decade and her mesmerising voice has carried her to the peak of her career. Apart from her musical talent she was a TV host, a model and won the National Film Award as a child artiste. Recently, in a chat with The Daily Star, she told us about how modern songs are hitting a new high.

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Music industry going downhill

Music industry going downhillThe industry of contemporary Bangla songs including playback music is going downhill because of over-commercialisation of the industry, seasoned musician and lyricists say.
They also say music is being a victim of the commodity culture with the reigning motive being production of music in the cheapest, easiest and quickest way possible. ‘The industry is going through

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