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  • Kendrick Lamar

    Dua Lipa, Stormzy win big at Brits

    British grime star Stormzy and pop singer Dua Lipa were the big winners on a night of shock surprises, political protest and somber reflection at the 2018 Brit Awards, held at London's O2 arena on Wednesday.

  • Her soul left her body

    Sabah Tani entered the music arena with “Neel Kham” that earned her huge popularity. Some popular numbers sung by her are “Ektu

  • The Immortality of Spirit

    Gems of Nazrul, an initiative to portray National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's musical genius in new light and popularise his spirited songs,

  • Going strong on the sitar

    Noted sitarist Alif Laila has been tirelessly working for years in promoting classical music, at home and abroad. Currently based in

  • International Sufi Festival in the offing

    The second International Sufi Festival 2017 is to commence soon. Organised by Allama Rumi Society of Bangladesh and Hatkhola

  • Fahmida Nabis music album Bhul Kore Bhalobeshechhi launched

    Fahmida Nabi's album launched at Bengal Boi

    Popular singer Fahmida Nabi's latest music album “Bhul Kore Bhalobeshechhi”, produced by Bengal Foundation, was launched at Bengal

  • Rendition and recitation of Tagore compositions

    Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of Rabindra Sangeet with narration by Pitam Sengupta (India) and musical

  • belal and puja

    Belal and Puja release “O Poraner Pakhi Re”

    National Film Award-winning singer Belal Khan has joined forces with another popular young singer, Badhon Sarker Puja for a new music video. Releasing ahead of Valentine's Day, the song is called “O Poraner Pakhi Re”.


    Catching up with an all-new JOLER GAAN

    With a single-storey, antique-type building and token of music and art hanging here and there on the walls, the house was a perfect

  • melodies

    Colouring minds with melodies

    “What is the colour of the mind?” Celebrated actor Sarah Begum Kabori questioned all the music lovers attending the grand musical

  • Shimky delights audience in Dhaka

    Nazrul singer Shamshy Faruque Shimky enthralled the audience at her first solo musical after a two decade hiatus. The event was

  • Demi Lovato

    Demi Lovato's upcoming tour brings more than just music for fans

    As Demi Lovato gets ready to embark on her sixth headlining tour, she is planning more than the fun and excitement of arena

  • Chirkutt rocks out at Galle

    Popular fusion band Chirkutt recently captured the hearts of Sri Lankan audience during their performance at the opening of the 2018

  • BSA's classical music & dance fest begins today

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) is organising a three-day classical music and dance festival at the main auditorium of its National

  • BRACU holds “Bangla Gaaner Bhabna O Pothhchola”

    BRAC University (BRACU) held its fourth edition of “Bangla Gaaner Bhabna O Pothhchola” at its main auditorium in the Mohakhali campus

  • The elegance of Kathak with musical soiree at Chhayanaut

    Kathak, one of the major forms of Indian classical dance, traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient northern India, known as

  • Jibonmukhi Gaan

    A genre called “Jibonmukhi Gaan” became popular in the early '90s in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India, followed by a controversy

  • Bruno Mars surprises with Grammy sweep

    Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, completes a surprise sweep of the Grammys as the music world chose his party anthems in tumultuous times.

  • Music Festival at Dhaka University begins today

    As part of their regular academic curriculum, Department of Music, University of Dhaka (DU) has arranged a two-day (January 26-27)

  • Moushumi Barua

    “I used to sing when I was young”

    In the entertainment industry, actors and singers often bag the limelight, creating bigger challenges for other artistes seeking to pave

  • Jayati's love for music under the spotlight

    Though virtuoso Indian singer Jayati Chakravarty's forte is Rabindra Sangeet, she is equally expert in rendering Nazrul Sangeet, folk

  • Shilpi Biswas' journey as a singer

    Promising singer Shilpi Biswas started learning music at an early age from her father at Sirajganj. Later she was under the tutelage of

  • Popular Singer Asif Akbar

    Asif releases new song

    The year 2017 had been great for popular singer Asif Akbar, who released a few music videos that were very well received. The singer

  • Rebeka Sultana performs at BNM

    Noted Nazrul singer Rebeka Sultana performed at a solo musical soiree at the Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) on January 21.

  • Shohojia releases album “Ghora” at JU

    Band Shohojia released their second album “Ghora” on Saturday at a concert at Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus marking the day-long Himm Utshab.

  • Shera Kontho

    "Shera Kontho” chooses two winners

    A competitive battle ensued six months ago among 35,000 participants as “Fizzup Channel i Sherakontho”, powered by Sharif Kitchen Star, searched for their deserving winner for the programme's sixth season.

  • CloseUp1 Popular singer Putul

    Putul's passion for writing

    Popular singer Putul of CloseUp1 fame has previously branched out of her career to test new waters, namely as a programme host, but also as a poet during the last two Ekushey Book Fairs, where she published two volumes

  • Tom Petty died from massive accidental drug overdose

    The autopsy results of '80s rock legend Tom Petty – who died on October 2 last year - are in, and they show the singer died from an

  • Lakshyapar's Classical Music Conference held

    Like previous years, Lakshyapar's ninth Classical Music Conference was held recently in Narayanganj, with a variety of programmes including classical vocal competition, discussion, conferring lifetime achievement award and a nightlong concert.

  • Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta

    Sarod maestro Pt. Buddhadev Das Gupta died of cardiac arrest at his residence in south Kolkata last Monday, at the age of 84. The