Ten established “mentors” have paired with 10 up-and-coming musicians and will be performing remade versions of original Singapore songs at a showcase at Clarke Quay Central on 9 Sept. The move is part of The Great Singapore Replay (TGSR), a music initiative by Singapore’s National Arts Council and investment firm Temasek. On Monday (14 Aug), Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore got a sneak peek at “reimagined covers” performed by singers Umar Sirhan and ‘mentor’ Dru Chen, Joie Tan, and four-member band The Betts.
The Gospellers may have been around since 1991, but the pioneer Japanese vocal group still hopes to learn a thing or two when they’re in town for their first-ever Singapore performance on 24 Sept. “Singaporeans have the image of being music lovers and Singapore seems to be the most rapidly-changing country in the whole of Asia,” said group member Youichi Kitayama. “While I am here, I hope to receive lots of inspiration while taking in the sights and sounds,” the 43-year-old told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore.
A slew of stars are supporting Taylor Swift as she faces off in court against a former radio DJ that she claims groped her during a meet-and-greet.
Vicky Cornell also committed $100,000 toward the Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program.
Following the death of country music legend Glen Campbell on Tuesday, celebrity tributes poured in. From young pop stars like Kevin Jonas, to contemporary country heavyweights like Blake Shelton, Dolly Parton and Tim McGraw, many musicians took to Twitter to pay their respects to the “Rhinestone Cowboy” singer.
Visually, "Wonder Boy" is a beautiful film that deserves to be lauded for its art design. However, the title character needed to be played by someone with more experience and more consistency in the role.
Marc Bolan’s son wants to get it on with Sony — in the courtroom. The copyright infringement complaint, filed in federal court in California on Thursday, alleges that the defendants “failed to obtain — or even seek — the permission of Feld,” who says he is the U.S. copyright holder of the song, to use the tune in the film. “In the six weeks since Feld brought this infringement to Defendant Sony’s attention, Defendants have done little more than point fingers at one another — and they have neither apologized nor offered to pay Feld a reasonable license fee,” the suit reads.
The Silver Arts festival will be returning from 1 to 24 September 2017, offering a slew of activities such as film screenings, concerts, theatre performances, workshops, talks and exhibitions. With nearly 70 veterans and senior citizens taking part in the event’s sixth edition, which is presented by the National Arts Council (NAC), the organisers have put together a total of 38 programmes happening across 20 venues and targeting 42,000 attendees. ...
Music producer Quincy Jones was awarded $9.4 million by a Los Angeles jury Wednesday in a trial over royalties and production fees from the recordings he made with Michael Jackson, the Associated Press reported. Jones had sought $30 million in his suit, which he filed in 2013. Michael Jackson’s estate had countered that the producer was owed $392,000.
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The “Shape of You” singer did not leave Twitter because people were mean about “Game of Thrones.”
The country singer’s daughter shared a photo of the terrifying wreckage
The singer performed her new Spanish-language single during 'Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular' on Tuesday.
Taiwan held its 28th annual Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) on Saturday (24 June), the most important music awards ceremony in the Chinese music industry, equivalent to the Grammys.
The list of nominees for the 28th Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) this year has both rookie and veteran musicians vying for awards at the most important music awards ceremony in the Chinese music industry, equivalent to the Grammys. The awards ceremony takes place this Saturday (24 June) in Taiwan. Over the past year, many talented artistes have churned out releases that challenge their musical style, including perennial winners Wu Bai, Power Station, Grasshopper, among others.
If you want razzle-dazzle on the red carpet, look no further than an event celebrating the stars of country music. These ladies — and gents — know how to bring it. Boring? Never. Case in point: Wednesday’s CMT Awards. Here’s who wore what.