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  • TAYLOR SWIFT wipes social media accounts

    Taylor Swift has reliably put out a new album around every two years since her self-titled 2006 debut. It has now been two years and nearly ten months since October 2014's “1989”, so Swifties are understandably anxious.

  • Emma Stone becomes the world's highest-paid actress

    “La La Land” -- the city and its celluloid namesake -- has been very kind to Emma Stone. At just 28 years old, the Hollywood star is this year's highest-paid actress, banking $26 million pretax in our 12 month scoring period.

  • Asif Akbar swinging '60s in new video

    There was a time when National Award winning singer Asif Akbar's albums dominated the audio market. In an era where people listen to

  • Muhin gets into the groove

    Runner up of 2006 Closeup 1 Muhin has stolen hearts with his performances, and the singer has gone on to launch a successful music

  • Evanescence announce orchestral new LP “Synthesis”, Fall tour

    Evanescence will reimagine some of their best-known songs with a full orchestra on the band's upcoming new album “Synthesis”, due out this fall. The album is Evanescence's first since their 2011 self-titled LP.

  • Farida Parveen to sing live on Channel i

    Live musical programme “Shera Gaan” will be aired on Channel i today at 2:45pm. Renowned artiste Farida Parveen will perform songs at

  • Tagore remembered in Mymensingh

    The 76th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was observed at Govt Ananda Mohan College in Mymensingh town on Sunday.

  • An evening of Rabindra Sangeet by LISA

    Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium at Bangladesh National Museum was the site of a stellar performance by noted Tagore exponent Laisa Ahmed Lisa on August 9, according to a press release. The evening of Rabindra Sangeet was organised by IGCC.

  • The journey of the Bangla folk band BAULA

    Promising Bangladeshi folk band BAULA holds Bangla folk music across various genres close to their heart as an artistic expression. The band's musical repertoire includes baul, bhatiali, murshidi and marfati.

  • Neil Young plans massive online archive

    Three months after Neil Young first revealed his plans for a new high-definition streaming service, the singer detailed his upcoming

  • IGCC holds soiree of Tagore's monsoon melodies

    Marking the 76th death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet titled “Borshar Gaan-e Rabindranath”

  • The genius of brevity

    Poet, lyricist, bard, novelist, essayist, dramatist … there was no territory of literature that Rabindranath Tagore did not leave his

  • Kamal Ahmed to perform solo musical soiree

    Kamal Ahmed is one of the more popular and devoted Tagore singers in the country at the moment, along with being the former

  • Abdul Wadud: A seasoned Tagore singer

    Abdul Wadud, a seasoned Tagore singer and teacher, is an enthusiastic cultural activist as well. He has been involved in the organisation of many Rabindra Sangeet programmes and festivals since the '70s. His immaculate diction together with subtle melodic twists makes his rendition bold and masculine.

  • Runa Laila explores new grounds

    The aforementioned song-number is to feature in Alamgir's directorial venture “Ekti Cinema'r Golpo”. Alamgir's daughter Akhi Alamgir is

  • Down the melodic lane of Bangla music

    The journey of Bengali Literature started with music, as the psalms of Charyapada bear the testimony of ancient text of Bengali

  • Bengal launches Dekho re chittokomole

    Bengal Foundation launched a CD of Rabindranath Tagore's songs, titled “Dekho Re Chittokomole”, at Chhayanaut in Dhanmondi on July

  • Nurjahan Alim performs at IGCC

    On the occasion of the 86th birth anniversary of legendary singer Abdul Alim, IGCC organised an evening of songs by Nurjahan Alim at

  • “This is the highest form of honour …”

    Legendary Nazrul singer Firoza Begum was born on July 27, 1926 and passed away on September 9, 2014. After her passing, Dhaka

  • Homage to legendary music maestros

    Star Melodies, an initiative for Bangla music by The Daily Star, held a memorial programme on eminent music exponents and researchers Sudhin

  • ABDUL ALIM'S 86th birth anniversary today

    Today marks the 86th birth anniversary of legendary folk singer Abdul Alim (1931-1974), His songs epitomised the very essence of Bengali folk culture and mesmerised listeners across the country. He also played an important role in popularising this form of music beyond borders.

  • Tagore's artistic self

    The 42nd session of Khamkhyali Shobha took place in the capital's Biswa Sahitya Kendra recently. Chaired by Mahmud Hashim, the event was titled “Chitroshilpi Rabindranath: Rong-Rekhar Maya-e”.

  • Sudhin Das

    Star Melodies' homage to Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami

    To pay homage to two eminent music exponents - Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami, Star Melodies will hold commemorative programme at AS Mahmud Hall of The Daily Star Centre at 4pm on July 25.

  • Star Melodies' homage to Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami

    To pay homage to two eminent music exponents - Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami, Star Melodies will hold commemorative

  • Niladri Kumar performs in Dhaka

    Niladri Kumar, one of the most popular new-age sitar players from India, came back to the land of his forefathers for his maiden

  • Linkin Park's Chester Bennington dead at 41

    Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has committed suicide at age 41.

  • Shilpakala releases massive 13,000-song archive of folk music

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) released DVDs comprising a staggering 13,000 songs, collected from five regions of Bangladesh as the Academy's initiative to collect and preserve folk culture and music, on Saturday. Along with the launch of the DVDs, a seminar and a cultural programme was also held.

  • BSA celebrates composer Abdul Ahad

    A discussion and musical event commemorating legendary composer Abdul Ahad was held under the initiative of Bangladesh Shilpakala

  • Sixth season of Shera Kontho begins

    Channel i's popular singing reality show “Fizz Up-Channel i Shera Kontho - powered by Sharif Kitchen Star” went on air yesterday at Channel i.

  • Homage to Sudhin Das and Karunamaya Goswami

    To pay homage to the memory of two eminent Tagore and Nazrul exponents, researchers, writers and artistes – Sudhin Das