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Aldaspan rock band ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Cuban sings Kazakh folk song with ethnic rock band

A cuban singer Isaac has collaborated with a Kazakh ethnic rock band to produce what promisses to be a new hit in Kazakhstan.

Cuban sings Kazakh folk song with ethnic rock band
Zhanar Dugalov. Photo © CCS
Zhanar Dugalova wins Turkvizyon Song Contest 2014

Kazakhstani singer Zhanar Dugalova has become the winner of the Turkvizyon Song Contest 2014 competition that took place in Tatarstan.

Zhanar Dugalova wins Turkvizyon Song Contest 2014
Details emerge of allegations against AC/DC drummer
Details emerge of allegations against AC/DC drummer

New Zealand prosecutors revealed that AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's legal woes stem from a telephone call in which he allegedly threatened to kill a contractor and his daughter

Details emerge of allegations against AC/DC drummer
'Prisoner' Lil Wayne blames label for new album delay
'Prisoner' Lil Wayne blames label for new album delay

Lil Wayne's long-delayed album "Tha Carter V" won't be coming out and the US rapper is blaming his record label for the latest delay, saying he has been made "a prisoner."

'Prisoner' Lil Wayne blames label for new album delay
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Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia

Kazakhstani opera singer Saltanat Akhmetova has become the winner of the Big Opera television competition for young artists.

Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia
On new album, Eminem gets reflective in his aggression
On new album, Eminem gets reflective in his aggression

Eminem is provoking more outrage on a new album in which he threatens female stars.

On new album, Eminem gets reflective in his aggression
One Direction dethrones Swift to top US music charts
One Direction dethrones Swift to top US music charts

One Direction has dethroned Taylor Swift to top US album sales charts, but the British boy band's debut was far less spectacular.

One Direction dethrones Swift to top US music charts
Warrant briefly issued for AC/DC drummer over court no-show
Warrant briefly issued for AC/DC drummer over court no-show

A warrant was briefly issued for the arrest of AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd when he failed to arrive on time at a New Zealand court to face a threatening to kill charge.

Warrant briefly issued for AC/DC drummer over court no-show
One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards
One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards

Boy bad One Direction took home top prizes at the American Music Awards.

One Direction, Taylor Swift shine at American Music Awards
 YouTube Music Awards. ©REUTERS
YouTube goes online for second Music Awards

The YouTube Music Awards are undergoing an overhaul for their second edition next year, scrapping a star-studded gala and instead looking at videos' online buzz.

YouTube goes online for second Music Awards
Take two from U2 with film version of album
Take two from U2 with film version of album

U2, who faced mockery for sending their album for free to iTunes' half billion users, are back with a new experiment -- a film version by leading urban artists.

Take two from U2 with film version of album
One Direction back with dose 'Four' of boy band pop
One Direction back with dose 'Four' of boy band pop

One Direction has returned for the fourth straight year with a holiday season album, as the boy band proves its longevity through a gradually maturing sound.

One Direction back with dose 'Four' of boy band pop
The Orchestra of Opera North  ©myrestrictedview.com
Kazakh musician invited to British orchestra

Kazakh oboe player Kamilla Bisengaliyeva has been invited to become part of one of the most popular British symphonic orchestras.

Kazakh musician invited to British orchestra
Culture Club scraps reunion due to Boy George throat
Culture Club scraps reunion due to Boy George throat

Boy George called off a reunion tour of 1980s pop sensations Culture Club after the British singer discovered a potentially serious problem in his throat.

Culture Club scraps reunion due to Boy George throat
A history of US music, the Foo Fighters version
A history of US music, the Foo Fighters version

The history of rock 'n' roll has been attempted in exhaustive compilations and encyclopedic guides. The Foo Fighters are trying the feat in a 42-minute album.

A history of US music, the Foo Fighters version
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YouTube debuts subscription music service

YouTube introduced a long-rumored subscription music video service with ad-free access to tunes in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora, Apple and others

YouTube debuts subscription music service
Billboard with the cover of the latest Pink Floyd album The Endless River ©Reuters
Pink Floyd feature vanishing Aral Sea in new music vid

Pink Floyd have released a music video to the song 'Louder than Words' featuring the Aral Sea promoting its latest album The Endless River.

Pink Floyd feature vanishing Aral Sea in new music vid
Argymak from Bashkortotan. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Tickets for The Spirit of Tengri-2014 DVD presentation concert now on sale

All ethnic music enthusiasts can now purchase tickets for the presentation concert of the two-disc edition of The Spirit of Tengri-2014.

Tickets for The Spirit of Tengri-2014 DVD presentation concert now on sale
Spotify defends payout norms after Taylor Swift withdraws music
Spotify defends payout norms after Taylor Swift withdraws music

Spotify's chief executive said his company was on the side of musicians after popular US artist Taylor Swift withdrew her music from the online music service.

Spotify defends payout norms after Taylor Swift withdraws music
Rolling Stones band members (L-R) Charles Watts, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards. ©REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Rolling Stones in insurance feud over Scott suicide

The Rolling Stones are embroiled in a legal feud with insurance underwriters who refused to pay for a tour cancellation.

Rolling Stones in insurance feud over Scott suicide