Singer Hadiqa Kiani to make acting debut in drama ‘Raqeeb Se’

KARACHI: Singer and songwriter Hadiqa Kiani is all set to make her acting debut with the upcoming serial named ‘Raqeeb Se’. Speaking about her character in the play, the singer shared that at the first glance, viewers will see Sakina

Pashto singer arrested after celebrating new car with aerial firing

MARDAN: A Pashto singer was arrested on charges of resorting to aerial firing in Mardan. According to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police, the singer Neelum Gul indulged in aerial firing to celebrate the purchase of a new car ahead of New Year.

Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan turns 46

Pakistani musician and singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has turned 46 years old. The famous singer was born on 9th December 1974 in Faisalabad. He is primarily a singer of Punjabi poetry. Son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan and the

K-Pop group BTS allowed to defer military service

SEOUL: South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill allowing Grammy-nominated K-pop artists such as BTS to postpone mandatory military service until the age of 30. All able-bodied South Korean men aged between 18 and 28 must serve in the military

‘Queen of Melody’ Noor Jehan remembered on 94th birth anniversary

KARACHI: The 94th birth anniversary of Noor Jehan, also known as Malika-e-Tarannum (Queen of Melody), is being observed today. Born as Allah Wasai in Kasur on September 21, 1926, she was given the honorific title of ‘Malika-e-Tarannum’. Her artistic career

Madonna to direct her own biopic

LOS ANGELES: After a nearly four-decade musical and acting career, Madonna is getting the biopic treatment under her own direction. Madonna has revealed that her next project will be the movie of her life and the final product should meet

Remembering Junaid Junaid – Gone but never forgotten

From the famous ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ patriotic song to ‘Mera Dil Badalte’ hymn, Junaid Ahmed continues to rule our hearts. Today marks the 56th birthday anniversary of the singer-turned-preacher. Junaid Jamshed gained nationwide prominence and recognition as a rockstar but

Katy Perry finally speaks up over sexual harassment allegations

LOS ANGELES: American singer Katy Perry has finally broken her silence against the sexual harassment allegations that surfaced against her last year. The Grammy award-winning singer had been silenced on the topic when the allegations first came to surface in

Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegation

LOS ANGELES: Pop singer Justin Bieber has strongly refuted a sexual assault allegation made by a woman and said that he was not present at the location of the incident. The woman named Danielle tweeted the accusation from a now-deleted

Abrar-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19

KARACHI: Abrar Ul Haq, the famous Pakistani singer and also an active member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday. On a social media website Twitter, Abrar Ul Haq confirmed the news, saying that while his

Adele’s drastic transformation receives mix response from fans

LONDON: Famous British singer Adele has stunned the whole world through her body transformation in the latest Instagram photo. The Grammy-winning singer, recently on her birthday released a photo on her Instagram in which she is seen in a black

Biopic on iconic singer Whitney Houston is in the works

LOS ANGELES: A feature film on the iconic American singer and actress Whitney Houston’s life is in the works after the screenwriter of the award-winning film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ signed up. The biopic is being spearheaded by the Whitney Houston Estate,

AR Rahman joins hands with music icons to combat climate change

LOS ANGELES: Oscar and Grammy-winning composer A.R. Rahman has joined hands with some of the world’s most notable musicians to raise awareness about the perils of climate change. The global project titled, ‘Hands Around The World.’ was officially launched on

Pitbull launches new song to inspire during pandemic

LOS ANGELES: Pitbull is looking to uplift his fans around the world during the lockdown and global coronavirus pandemic with a new dance anthem. The singer has teamed up with the Saban Music Group to release “I Believe That We

Johnny Depp joins Instagram, releases cover of Lennon’s song

LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Johnny Depp has joined Instagram and released a cover of Beatles singer John Lennon’s 1970 song ‘Isolation’. His debut post appeared on Thursday morning, showing the actor sitting on a wooden bench, surrounded by candles. “Hello

Madonna pledges $1mn to help develop coronavirus vaccine

LOS ANGELES: Pop diva Madonna has pledged to support the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in order to help create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. The 61-year-old singer released a statement saying she was impressed by the foundation, owned

Singer Salman Ahmad contracts coronavirus in US

NEW YORK: Singer and guitarist Salman Ahmad has reportedly gone into self-isolation after contracting coronavirus in the United States. The singer, who was in New York for his musical projects, was tested after he experienced symptoms of the virus. Ahmad

Singer Pink recovers from COVID-19, donates $1mn to emergency funds

Singer-songwriter Pink has revealed that she tested positive for Covid-19 two weeks ago but has since recovered, also announcing that she is donating a million dollars to two emergency funds. In a pair of tweets, she said she and her

Bob Dylan drops 17-minute song inspired by JFK assassination

Bob Dylan has released a 17-minute song inspired by the assassination more than five decades ago of US President John F. Kennedy – the singer’s first original music since 2012. Dylan, 78, announced the release of “Murder Most Foul” on

Momina Mustehsan urges to remain calm during challenging times

Renowned singer Momina Mustehsan has urged people to stay calm in these challenging times and count the simple blessings as the world fights the coronavirus outbreak. “Times are challenging, but try and keep calm. Take a moment to count your

Elon Musk shows new talent with releasing electronic dance track

LOS ANGELES: Tesla boss Elon Musk has released an electronic dance music (EDM) track titled “Don’t Doubt Ur Vibe” to show his musical prowess.  The billionaire tech investor, inventor and space entrepreneur is showing off another talent for dance music.

Justin Bieber to release new album ‘Changes’ on Feb 14

Singer Justin Bieber is set to release his new album, titled Changes, on February 14, the musician announced on Tuesday. The pop singer, who is returning to the music scene after five years, took to Instagram to share the news.

Justin Bieber makes comeback with new single

NEW YORK: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has released his first solo single in four years making a career comeback that will see him release a new album, go on tour and star in a documentary series this year. The

Singer Taher Shah announces his return in upcoming year

KARACHI: Pakistani singer Taher Shah has announced his return in the upcoming year in whats seems to be a new project. The ‘Eye to Eye’ sensation took to Twitter sharing a picture of his eyes and captioned it ‘Coming Soon’.

Ed Sheeran crowned UK’s artist of the decade

LONDON: Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has been named the “UK’s Official Number 1 Artist of the Decade” after a record-breaking run of hits. His global smash “Shape of You” – which spent 14 weeks at No. 1 in Britain in 2017

Swedish band Roxette singer dies aged 61

STOCKHOLM: Singer Marie Fredriksson of Swedish pop duo Roxette died on Monday at the age of 61 after having spent years battling cancer. Roxette produced several international hits including four U.S. number ones with “It Must Have Been Love”, from

Asim Azhar refutes rumours about shoe thrown at him in concert

LAHORE: Singer Asim Azhar has refuted the rumours about a shoe that was thrown at him during a concert in Punjab. A video recently went viral of a fan throwing that seemed like a shoe at the singer during a

Endorsing domestic abuse

Actor-cum-singer Mohsin Abbas Haider seems to making a comeback into the world of entertainment despite the controversy over domestic abuse against his former wife. He is all set to release a new single on the music-streaming site Patari. The decision

Akon says his Islamic faith is the real key to success

Grammy Award winning singer and rapper Akon has said that many of his decisions and business moves are shaped by his Islamic faith. The Lonely singer, real name Aliaune Thiam, delivered an inspirational keynote address at the Sharjah Entrepreneurial Festival,

Kurt Cobain’s cigarette-burned sweater sells for $334,000

NEW YORK: A quarter century after grunge’s enigmatic rhapsodist took his own life, Kurt Cobain’s iconic cigarette-singed cardigan worn during Nirvana’s 1993 “Unplugged” performance has sold for $334,000. The tattered, olive-green, Manhattan-brand, button-up sweater, which has never been washed since