Singer-songwriter Van Morrison was given a knighthood and Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne was made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honours announced.
Throat singing from Mountain Shoriya has met Kazakhstani electro at The Spirit of Tengri 2015.
Just turned 51, Lenny Kravitz is still looking like the rock sex symbol he's always been, and he's also expanding his artistic horizons as a photographer, an actor and a designer
A week before his 73rd birthday, Paul McCartney wowed concert-goers at the Stade de France, belting out a series of songs that were peppered with Beatles hits.
Alternative rock icon Beck hinted he was ready to release new music and signaled he would return to his ironic side.
The Spirit Tengri 2015 has begun with a debut of Kazakhstani ethnic band Arkaiym.
The contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri aims to present yet unknown Kazakhstani ethnic musicians internationally.
The second day of The Spirit of Tengri, a contemporary ethnic music festival in Kazakhstan's Almaty, began with a tribute to Kazakh singer Batyrkhan Shukenov.
A young and ambitious band from Estonia Trad.Attack! has energized the crow with a contemporary take on traditional Estonian folklore.
Hungarian Holdviola and Buryat-Norweigian Nordic Namgar have brought a lyrical vibe to The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
German composer and big band leader James Last, whose trademark easy listening music brought him international success, has died aged 86.
A joint concert by pop diva Lady Gaga and veteran crooner Tony Bennett was cancelled at the last minute because the 88-year-old was "taken ill".
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea canceled a performance at a US gay pride celebration after criticism over past remarks that were seen as homophobic.
Apple made its play to shake up online music with a new subscription service allowing users to stream songs, listen to playlists and connect with performers.
The first day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 has ended with the performances of a legendary throat singer from Tuva Radik Tylyush with the Chalma project and Chinese rock band Hanggai.
Artists from Georgia, Bashkortostan and Turkey have performed at the contemporary ethnic music festival The Spirit of Tengri
Apple is expected to unveil a ramped up music service that builds on the iPhone maker's strengths in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora and other established players.
British boyband One Direction insisted they would not be splitting up despite the departure of band member Zayn Malik.
Some of the participants of The Spirit of Tengri have come to Kazakhstan for the first time to perform in front of thousands of people.
Participants of the Spirit of Tengri festival are in Almaty, rehearsing and awaiting the show.
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