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Sabina Yasmin is in good health, requests not to spread misinformation

Despite undergoing her routine and regular check-ups in Singapore, various misleading news regarding her physical condition has surfaced through both social and mainstream media.

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American rapper Shondrae Crawford has chosen the stage name ‘Bangladesh’

Despite having no direct connection with South Asia or Bangladesh, Crawford opted for "Bangladesh" as his stage name.

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Bappa Mazumder’s ‘Odyssey’ is a lesson on how to arrange concerts

Bappa Mazumder devoted his second solo concert to those of his fans who missed the first one, which took place on September 23, 2022. However, seeing hundreds of his fans, from toddlers to 60-year-olds, eagerly waiting for him to sing their favourite songs at the show, the question remains: will the audiences ever get enough of Bappa Mazumder and his songs? The answer is probably no.

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Beyonce storms to first UK no 1 in 14 years with 'Texas Hold 'Em'

US music superstar Beyonce secured her first UK no 1 single in 14 years on Friday when her new country hit "Texas Hold 'Em" stormed straight to the top spot in the British charts.

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Kona everywhere

The vivacious songstress with the honeyed voice has had a rather bustling month this year — as divulged by Dilshad Nahar Kona herself. Not only did her latest collaboration with Muza, “Daane Baame”, drop this ongoing month but Kona has been touring and performing in around 17 scheduled concerts across Bangladesh, on top of also accumulating praise for singing a romantic rendition of the Rabindra Sangeet “Bhalobeshe Sokhi” on Pavel Areen's “Living Room Session”. Additionally, the versatile musician lent her voice to 11 songs for different dramas and films on television this month alone. 

2d ago

Sabina Yasmin diagnosed with cancer again

For over five decades, Sabina Yasmin has been associated with music. She has contributed to the music in Bangladeshi cinema and created patriotic songs that resonate with the nation.

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James to perform in Kolkata after five years

Apart from Nagarbaul, popular West Bengal band Fossils will also perform at the event. The frontman of Fossils, Rupom Islam is James’ fan. The organisers have tagged this concert refering it to a tie between to Bengals. Through this concert the audience will witness a significant collaboration between two Bengals.

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Shironamhin drops enchanting first track from eighth album

Shironamhin released the official music video of its brand new track “Batighor” yesterday. The band affirmed that the track is the first introduction of their eighth studio album and that it is now accessible on three music-streaming platforms while also holding a press conference event in Dhaka.

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Blackpink’s Jisoo becomes third member to announce solo agency

K-pop girl group Blackpink member Jisoo has revealed the establishment of her solo agency named Blissoo. As the 29-year-old singer takes this significant step in her career, she has also introduced the official website for her brand-new label. The announcement was shared on social media by Jisoo herself via Instagram on Wednesday, February 21.

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Joy Bangla Concert to be held outside Dhaka for the first time

The Joy Bangla Concert, traditionally held in Dhaka since 2015, will take place at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram on March 7 this year. This marks the first time the concert will be held outside Dhaka.

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Sam Mendes set to direct four separate Beatles films

Director Sam Mendes is embarking on an ambitious project that will dive into the lives of each member of “The Beatles” through four separate feature films. The movies will intersect to narrate the extraordinary journey of the iconic band, leading up to their legendary breakup in 1970, according to a press release.

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Celebrating the languages of Bangladesh: Coke Studio Bangla at the forefront

The Language Movement of 1952 is the result of our country’s fight to identify as a liberated nation. The present-day economy and culture of Bangladesh are also a consequence of the independence that our predecessors strived for. Our language transcends its role as a mere communication tool; it stands as an integral component of our rich history. As Bangladesh commemorates International Mother Language Day, the reverberations of its diverse linguistic heritage resonate far beyond its borders, underscoring its enduring significance on a global scale.

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'Hotel California' case: Unusual criminal trial set to open over handwritten lyrics

In a courtroom drama set to commence on Wednesday, three individuals found themselves at the centre of an unusual criminal trial over handwritten lyrics to the iconic song "Hotel California" by the Eagles. Rare book dealer Glenn Horowitz, former Rock & Roll Hall of Fame curator Craig Inciardi, and memorabilia seller Edward Kosinski are facing charges of conspiring to own and attempt to sell manuscripts of Eagles’ hits without authorisation.

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Sajjad Hussain chronicles Anindya Chattopadhyay’s early years in ‘Anindyakal’

The book, exploring the obscured corners of the singer’s life before his rise to fame, has been unveiled at a programme held at the Bishwa Sahitya Kendra Auditorium in the capital on Monday evening.

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Ark set to release new song after 21 years

Renowned soft rock band Ark, popular in the ‘90s, is making a comeback with a new song after 21 years. Known for their captivating melodies and meaningful lyrics, the band is gearing up to release the song titled "Ardhangini."

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I want to stay in Bangladesh for the rest of my life: Kabir Suman

These sentiments were expressed by Kabir Suman, one of the greatest artistes in the subcontinent. He wants to spend his final days in Bangladesh and to ultimately rest in peace in this land.

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Azad Rahman’s significant musical collections handed over to Bangladesh Film Archive

In 1969, he made his debut in music direction with the film “Aguntuk”. In 1977, he was honoured as the best music composer for the film “Jadur Bashi”, and in 1993, he received the National Film Award as Best Music Director and Best Singer for the film “Chadabaj”.

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‘He is not on our level’: Shuvro Dev responds to Prince Mahmud’s criticism on Ekushey Padak selection

A contentious debate has erupted on social media following the announcement of the recipients of the prestigious Ekushey Padak 2024. The government's decision to honour 21 individuals for their outstanding contributions across various fields, with 10 from the entertainment sector, has received criticism, particularly surrounding the recognition of music star Shuvro Dev.

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