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Pink Floyd releases first song in three decades for Ukraine

LOS ANGLES: Pink Floyd have written their first new song in almost 30 years to support Ukrainians affected by Russian invasion. “Hey, Hey, Rise-Up!” be used to raise funds for humanitarian causes linked to the war. It features David Gilmour

Zhalay Sarhadi’s pictures from her Dubai tour go viral

DUBAI: Zhalay Sarhadi is a gorgeous Pakistani actress. She has been a part of the Showbiz industry since 2008 and has earned the hearts of millions of people. She recently posted her photos on social media during a tour in

Jennifer Lopez releases stunning teaser of ‘Marry Me’ MV

Jennifer Lopez and Global music artist Maluma will soon launch a new music video (MV) online, featuring the movie’s title track Marry Me. Lopez starred as a pop star in this latest rom-com movie, and has shared a stunning teaser on

Mira Sethi’s debut book longlisted for The Story Prize

KARACHI: Actress Mira Sethi’s debut book, “Are You Enjoying”, has been longlisted for The Story Prize, an annual award that honours the author of an outstanding collection of short fiction with a $20,000 cash award. The book is a collection

Spotify stats: Who are the most streamed Pakistani artists internationally?

ISLAMABAD: Almost a year ago, music streaming platform Spotify entered the Pakistani market with a commitment to help local artists reach new fans, both at home and abroad. A whopping 365 days later, Spotify is celebrating its first year in

Famous singer Justin Bieber tests positive for Covid-19

TORONTO: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has postponed some of his US tour dates after testing positive for Covid-19. The Yummy singer opened the Justice World Tour on Friday in San Diego, with wife Hailey Baldwin among the thrilled fans

Model Bella Hadid expresses solidarity with Muslim women who wear hijabs

LONDON: Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid is using her platform to raise awareness of discrimination against Muslim women who wear hijabs. The supermodel, 25, shared a series of posts to her Instagram detailing some of the struggles affecting Muslim women across

Rihanna donates $15 million for climate justice

LOS ANGLES: Singer Rihanna has pledged $15 million to fight climate justice. The ‘We Found Love’ singer is making the donation through her Clara Lionel Foundation, which is named after her grandparents. The money will be distributed between 18 climate

‘Tu Jhoom’ controversy: Nirmala Maghani sends legal notice to Xulfi

LAHORE: Folk singer Nirmala Maghani’s legal counsel has served Coke Studio producer Zulfiqar J Khan, popularly known as Xulfi, a legal notice worth Rs100 million over a copyright violation relating to Coke Studio 14 song Tu Jhoom. The notice, addressed

BTS member Suga tests positive for COVID-19 after US trip

(REUTERS): Suga, songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, has tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from in-person concerts in the United States, the South Korean band’s management said. Suga, whose real name is Min Yoon-gi, was confirmed to

India wins Miss Universe after 21 years as Harnaaz Sandhu crowned winner

NEW DELHI: India’s Harnaaz Sandhu has been crowned the 70th Miss Universe, 21 years after Lara Dutta won the title in 2000. The 21-year-old beauty queen beat contestants Paraguay and South Africa to win the coveted title at the contest

Atif Aslam leaves concert after male audience harass women

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani star singer Atif Aslam walked away from a concert in Islamabad after Male audience started harassing women and families.  According to Sunday Times, famous popstar, Atif Aslam walked out of the ongoing concert in the federal capital after

Katrina Kaif’s sapphire-diamond engagement ring grabs people’s attention

Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal on Thursday began a ‘new journey together’ as they tied the knot at the Six Senses ort Barwara in Rajasthan.   Finally, after keeping fans waiting for a long time, the bride and

Zeb Bangash’s new song ‘Tum Saath Ho’ is out now

KARACHI: Renowned singer/composer Zeb Bangash, popular for her melodious voice and distinctive style, recently announced the release of her new song ‘Tum Saath Ho’. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the song titled ‘Tum Saath Ho,’ a peppy homage

Adele tops UK music charts with comeback album ’30’

LONDON: Music star Adele soared straight to the top of the UK charts with her new album ’30’, making a triumphant and record-breaking return. One of the world’s best-selling singer-songwriters, the Grammy Award winner released her fourth studio album last

Legendary Broadway songwriter Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

(AFP): Stephen Sondheim, one of Broadway history’s songwriting titans, whose music and lyrics raised and reset the artistic standard for the American stage musical, died Friday at the age of 91. His lawyer and friend, F Richard Pappas, announced the

AR Rahman’s daughter stuns everyone with spiritual singing at Dubai Expo 2020

DUBAI: Khatija Rahman, daughter of Indian music maestro and Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman, has stunned audiences at the Dubai Expo 2020 with her spiritual performance to Farishton. Khatija first recorded Farishton in 2020 and it was released on YouTube

Sufi music festival held in Karachi

KARACHI: Innovative Event Player organized a “Sufi Sama” for music lovers featuring the performance of legendary duo artists, Fareed Ayaz and Abu Muhammad, who enthralled the audiences through their exceptional performances. A large gathering of music enthusiasts enjoyed performances by

‘Banana anchor’: Panellist’s comparison of banana size leaves anchor in splits

LAHORE: Pakistani news anchor Alveena Agha burst out laughing during an interview on her show after the guest Khawaja Naveed Ahmed started comparing size of bananas using hand gestures. A short clip from the interview has now gone viral on

There is no place I feel more safe than Pakistan: Shaniera Akram

MELBOURNE: Australian social worker Shaniera Akram responded to New Zealand cricket team cancelling their tour over security concerns. “There is no place in the world I feel more safe than in Pakistan,” the wife of former cricketer Wasim Akram, said

ABBA releases new album after nearly four decades

LONDON: Swedish pop icons Abba announced that they are releasing a new album as well as putting on a show featuring digital avatars. The group’s Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson said via a video presentation in London that “We have

Khalil ur Rehman supports Sadaf Kanwal statement on feminism

LAHORE: Renowned screenwriter Khalil ur Rehman backed the statement of Model Sadaf Kanwal on feminism and a woman’s role in a marriage, which left the internet scratching its collective head. In an interview, when asked about her views on Aurat

‘Ertugrul’ actress Gulsim Ali looks ravishing in red dress

Turkish television actress Gulsim Ali has shared ravishing pictures on her Instagram accounts which have been adored by her fans. The actress can be seen wearing a red backless gown posing with her hair flowing down. Pakistani fashion designer Maria

Gigi Hadid asks paparazzi to blur her daughter Khai’s face out of images

NEW YORK: International supermodel Gigi Hadid has posted an earnest message on Instagram for the paparazzi, press and fan accounts, requesting them to “blur” her and Zayn Malik’s daughter Khai Hadid Malik’s face out of images captured in public. On

Ali Zafar pays tribute to his ‘childhood idol’ grandfather

Pakistani singer and actor Ali Zafar’s maternal grandfather Mohammad Amin passed away late on Saturday. The singer turned to Twitter and shared the sad news with the fans while sharing throwback photos of his grandfather.   He tweeted, “My Nana,

‘A piece of my heart’: Priyanka Chopra makes first trip to her restaurant

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has returned to the United States and one of the first things she did was to visit her restaurant. The restaurant Sona, which offers a variety of Indian dishes, opened its doors to the public in March.

Atif Aslam wants to perform with Arijit Singh in Pakistan’s northern areas

GILGIT: Pakistani singer Atif Aslam, who is currently in the northern areas for the shooting of his upcoming music video Rafta Rafta, posted a short video of him listening to Indian singer Arijit Singh’s Hawayein. The singer shared a video

Singer Diana Ross releases first album in 15 years

LOS ANGELES: American singer Diana Ross expressed her gratitude in new single ‘Thank You’, the title track from her first studio album in 15 years. Ross, the former lead singer of Motown Records’ hugely successful group the Supremes, recorded the

Anti-Palestine statement by Zara’s head designer causes uproar

PARIS: A statement by Zara’s head designer, Vanessa Perilman, in which she called Palestine supporters ‘ignorant’ and ‘violent’ has caused an uproar on social media, with people calling to boycott the brand. The Palestinian cause has been receiving a massive

Chakwal gets world’s biggest Truck Art mural

LAHORE: The city of Chakwal got the world’s biggest Truck Art wall following the initiatives of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Chakwal, Capt (Retd) Bilal Hashim in collaboration with Pakistan’s creative art organization, Phool Patti. The beautiful wall is located in the