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  • Ariana Grande's message for fans a year after Manchester tragedy

    In May 2017, a suicide bomber killed twenty two people in an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena situated in Manchester,

  • Asif Akbar and Kornea

    Asif Akbar and Kornea duet for the second time

    Asif Akbar has been a juggernaut in the Bangladeshi music industry for a long time now. The noted singer impressed last year with Ki Kore Tokey Bujhai, a duet with popular young singer Kornea. The duo is now back with Ekbar Chuye Ja Hridoy.

  • Shaon collaborates with Nachiketa Chakraborty

    Prominent actor and director Meher Afroz Shaon has lent her voice to a song composed by singer-songwriter Nachiketa Chakraborty for the first time.

  • A night of celebrations

    The 2018 Billboard Music Awards took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, hosted by Kelly Clarkson. She

  • India's legendary singer Asha Bhosle

    Asha Bhosle to be awarded 'Banga Vibhushan' today

    Living legend Asha Bhosle will be honoured with West Bengal's highest civilian award, Banga Vibhushan today at the 'Nazrul Mancha' in

  • Shusmita Anis's India tour

    Popular singer Shusmita Anis has been on a hectic schedule due to her musical tour to Kolkata from 26th May. Shusmita, who is adept at

  • Welcome Back Backstreet Boys

    The Backstreet Boys released their first single since 2013's Show 'Em (What You're Made Of). They unveiled their latest track, Don't Go

  • Totally Owned!

    Owned has been at the forefront of the revolution that revitalised the rock music industry along with bands like Karnival, Poraho, Conclusion and S!N. Having recently released their second album, 'Owned 2' with critical acclaim, they have been unstoppable as one of the most sought after young rock bands in the country. The Daily Star caught up with the trailblazers before their performance at the Deadpool 2 premier at Star Cineplex!

  • The 'Queen' Still Reigns Supreme

    After years of technical difficulties, the trailer for the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has emerged online. The film revolves around singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor, and bass guitarist John Deacon who take the world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band in 1970. Queen faces a great challenge when Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control.

  • Tashfee's 'Shur' on point!

    A few months ago, Tashfee made history by becoming the first female artiste to be signed by ArtistSpread, joining the likes of Miles and Bappa Mazumder. With the release of her all-new single Shur, she is set to be the first artiste in Bangladesh to be featured in a 'vertical' music video for the same song.

  • The best of the world's Rock n' Roll under one roof!

    Rock music fans in Dhaka were treated to a truly special event as Dan Cake Presents Legacy of Rock n' Roll went under way at ICCB yesterday. Bands like Miles, Cryptic Fate, Arbovirus, Indalo and more paid tribute to their inspirations, and it was a sight to behold. We present to you some exclusive snippets from the Concert!

  • Rabindra Sangeet singer Sahana Bajpaie

    Singing for HOME

    Even before she completed her set up, people from all over the city crowded into the Bengal Boi vicinity, only to get a glimpse of Sahana Bajpaie, not to mention, listen to her sing.

  • Pt. Tejendra N. Majumdar's “Sarod-e Rabindra Sangeet” Unveiled

    An instrumental album titled “Sarod-e Rabindra Sangeet” by Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar was launched yesterday at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut.

  • Rock N Roll concert

    Legacy of Rock ‘N’ Roll concert at ICCB on May 11

    A concert titled Legacy of Rock ‘N’ Roll presented by Dan Cake is to be held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in Dhaka on Friday, May 11.

  • The Conclusion to a bygone era!

    With the release of 'MohakashChari', Conclusion launched themselves into a new galaxy of possibilities.

  • Nayeem turns singer with 'Tomake'!

    Although known across the country as an actor, Fs Nayeem will step foot into the world of music with his first single titled Tomake. The music video looks to dazzle the audience as it features the actor himself,

  • Nayeem turns singer with 'Tomake'!

    Although known across the country as an actor, Fs Nayeem will step foot into the world of music with his first single titled Tomake. The music video looks to dazzle the audience as it features the actor himself,

  • Chhayanaut's homage to Tagore

    To celebrate Rabindranath Tagore's 157th birth anniversary, his works and his philosophy, a two-day 'Rabindra Utshab 1425' commenced at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut Sangskriti Bhaban in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The festival began yesterday.

  • Rabindra Sangeet Singer Anima Roy

    Reflections on Tagore with Anima Roy

    Anima Roy has garnered a reputation for being a stellar contemporary Tagore exponent in recent years.

  • Konal's 'Ekla Cholo Re' sends a strong message

    Popular singer Konal has released a heart-warming music video of her rendition of Rabindranath Tagore's Ekla Cholo Re today.

  • “Rabindra Sangeet in Bangladesh today is better than it had ever been” - Fahim Hossain Chowdhury

    With an illustrious career spanning over four decades, the famed Rabindra Sangeet exponent Fahim Hossain Chowdhury will add another feather to his hat today when he receives the prestigious 'Bangla Academy Rabindra Award 2018'. The award is given every year to luminaries in the field of Rabindra Sangeet. In this interview with The Daily Star, the singer talks about his reaction to getting the award, his career and the current state of the industry.

  • Spotlight on Samantak Sinha

    Having studied music production in London, Samantak Sinha quickly went on to earn the reputation of one of the most promising upcoming musicians in West Bengal. He is currently in Bangladesh for his upcoming projects. The Daily Star catches up with Samantak for a small chat about his ambitions, music and his trip to Bangladesh.

  • Yesteryear Once More!

    Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised a solo musical soiree by noted artiste Selina Azad on May 4 at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh. The singer performed adhunik Bangla songs most of which she recorded for films of yesteryear.

  • Prito Reza's Humble Tribute to Rabindranath

    Even though he is primarily known as one of Bangladesh's best photographers, Prito Reza is no stranger to direction.


    Celebrated singer Sahana Bajpaie will feature today on the May edition of “Ask Me Anything,” The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live Show today. She is a trained Rabindra Sangeet singer, and hails from

  • Topu and Kona duet for the first time in Prince Mahmud Mixed

    It has been said that as a singer, if you want your song to be successful, have Prince Mahmud write them! The celebrated writer and composer has been churning out hit albums on a yearly basis for the past 23 years, and will continue the trend with his much-awaited Prince Mahmud Mixed. The album's first song features two of the most sought-after singers in the industry, Topu and Kona in a duet for the first time ever! The song is titled Ghor, and Topu

  • Bappa Mazumder

    BAMBA Rocks Bashundhara!

    The Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) pulled out one of the most star-studded concerts in recent history at International Convention Centre Bashundhara (ICCB) yesterday.

  • Joy Shahriar “Khoob” Impressive!

    Renowned musician Joy Shahriar dropped his new single titled Khoob yesterday.

  • Imphal Talkies: A Native Tongue called Peace

    Akhu Chingangbam is a man who does not want to identify as a musician, even though his band and alternate persona, Imphal Talkies, has two internationally acclaimed albums released.

  • Popular rock band Shironamhin

    Shironamhin release “E Raate”

    Popular rock band Shironamhin has released a new song on their YouTube channel, an old but obscure number by the band only the most hardcore of fans have heard before. The song is part of the film “Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo” that has been in the making for the better part of a decade.