Russian MPs spoke out and fans launched a Twitter campaign after the European Union slapped sanctions on a popular singer often compared to Frank Sinatra.
British former glam rocker Gary Glitter could spend the rest of his life in prison after being found guilty at a London court.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singing legend Whitney Houston, was fighting for her life after she was pulled unconscious from a bathtub.
Taylor Swift scoffed at a hacker who took over her social media accounts and threatened to release nude pictures, with the pop star saying none existed.
Opera singer Maria Mudryak from Kazakhstan will give solo concerts in Almaty and Astana in May. The events are dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day.
Singer-songwriter Sam Smith was nominated for a Brit award in five different categories, going up against artists such as Ed Sheeran and George Ezraю
Rock star Neil Young announced his high-resolution music player Pono to the general public after delivering some 20,000 devices to Kickstarter supporters.
Two of Elvis Presley's private jets are up for auction after spending three decades on display at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee.
Overview of 2014 and the key events in Kazakhstan.
U2 frontman Bono says he may never play the guitar again after a bicycle accident that injured his hand, shoulder, elbow and face.
Legendary singer Joe Cocker, whose intense, gritty voice won him wide acclaim that spanned both rock and blues, has died at age 70.
A Hungarian singer from the Roma community is suing Beyonce over the smash hit "Drunk in Love," saying the superstar sampled a folk tune without permission.
A young girl from Kazakhstan has stunned the audience and the jury at the international singing competition in Bulgaria.
How did U2 frontman Bono escape notice when he crashed his bicycle last month? If his bandmate is to be believed, it's because he was disguised as a Hasidic Jew.
Italian opera singer Maria Mudryak will perform for the first time on the stage of Astana Opera in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani singer Zhanar Dugalova has become the winner of the Turkvizyon Song Contest 2014 competition that took place in Tatarstan.
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
Lady Gaga has revealed that she was raped as a teenager and said that it took her years of therapy to acknowledge and start to recover from the trauma.
Kazakhstani opera singer Saltanat Akhmetova has become the winner of the Big Opera television competition for young artists.
Eminem is provoking more outrage on a new album in which he threatens female stars.
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- Great Britain
- Victory Day
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
- South Korea
- Central Asia
- upcoming events
- Astana Opera
- New Zealand
- Asia Pacific
- Lady Gaga