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Charles Aznavour dazzles London at 90

Legendary French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour, who celebrated his 90th birthday on stage in Berlin last month, defied the years to charm 5,500 spectators at London's prestigious Royal Albert Hall.

Charles Aznavour dazzles London at 90
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Pavel Chernyhk of Bolshoi to perform in Astana Opera

On June 4th, the Bolshoi Theatre singer Pavel Chernyhk (baritone) will perform in I Still Recall the Wondrous Moment concert in the Chamber Hall of the Astana Opera.

Pavel Chernyhk of Bolshoi to perform in Astana Opera
Aussie rapper equals Beatles double atop US chart
Aussie rapper equals Beatles double atop US chart

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has scored a US chart double only previously achieved by the Beatles, with hits at number one and number two, Billboard magazine said.

Aussie rapper equals Beatles double atop US chart
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Apple buys music star Beats for $3 bn

Apple, seeking to bolster its position in the hotly contested online music sector, said Wednesday it was buying Beats Music and Beats Electronics in a much-hyped deal worth $3 billion.

Apple buys music star Beats for $3 bn
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Madonna criticises Malawi president amid vote chaos

Pop diva Madonna has weighed in on Malawi's chaotic election, criticising embattled President Joyce Banda, who has tried to nullify the vote amid allegations of irregularities.

Madonna criticises Malawi president amid vote chaos
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Astana Opera's Sundet Baigozhin to perform at Arena di Verdi

The lead singer of the Astana Opera Sundet Baigozhin has won the audition at Arena di Verdi.

Astana Opera's Sundet Baigozhin to perform at Arena di Verdi
Kim, Kanye kick off pre-wedding festivities
Kim, Kanye kick off pre-wedding festivities

The prince and princess of celebrity, Kanye West and his bride-to-be Kim Kardashian, on Friday kicked off their marathon wedding celebrations with a period costume party in Versailles before flying on to Florence.

Kim, Kanye kick off pre-wedding festivities
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US museum adds Katy Perry portrait to collection

Thanks to the generosity of a US forklift truck dynasty, pop star Katy Perry will soon take pride of place in the dignified National Portrait Gallery in Washington.

US museum adds Katy Perry portrait to collection
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Parviz Nazarov's version of Backstreet Boys song available

A music video of a Backstreet Boys band’s song sang by Kazakh singer Parviz Nazarov has been released.

Parviz Nazarov's version of Backstreet Boys song available
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Michael Jackson 'back' at Billboard Awards

The late King of Pop Michael Jackson was back on stage -- as a hologram -- performing at the Billboard 2014 Music Award event Sunday in Las Vegas.

Michael Jackson 'back' at Billboard Awards
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Turkish band BaBa Zula to perform at The Spirit of Tengri

Turkish band BaBa Zula will perform at the 2nd music festival The Spirit of Tengri in Almaty on June 7th.

Turkish band BaBa Zula to perform at The Spirit of Tengri
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Jay-Z, Solange Knowles have 'moved on' from elevator row

Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce's sister say they have apologized to each other and agreed to "move forward" after an "unfortunate" fight in an elevator, which became public with a leaked video.

Jay-Z, Solange Knowles have 'moved on' from elevator row
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Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics

Self-styled King of Pop Michael Jackson returns from the grave again this week with a second posthumous album of songs recorded before his death in 2009.

Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics
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Elevator melee between Jay-Z, Solange Knowles goes viral

A hip New York hotel said Monday it's investigating how surveillance video of Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacking brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator wound up on an Internet gossip site.

Elevator melee between Jay-Z, Solange Knowles goes viral
Kaas Sings Piaf in Almaty
Kaas Sings Piaf in Almaty

French singer Patricia Kaas visited Almaty as a part of her Kaas Sings Piaf tour.

Kaas Sings Piaf in Almaty
US judge jails Chris Brown for violating probation
US judge jails Chris Brown for violating probation

Troubled singer Chris Brown admitted Friday to violating his probation and was jailed for a year in Los Angeles, though he was given credit for about eight months already served.

US judge jails Chris Brown for violating probation
Bearded drag queen among favourites to win Eurovision
Bearded drag queen among favourites to win Eurovision

A bearded drag queen who was initially written off as too provocative for some socially conservative countries is now a favourite to win Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest, tinged as always with regional politics.

Bearded drag queen among favourites to win Eurovision
Former Beatle Paul McCartney. ©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
McCartney returns to Tokyo venue for first time since 1966

Paul McCartney is to play Tokyo's Nippon Budokan Hall this month, marking his first return to the venue since appearing there with The Beatles in 1966.

McCartney returns to Tokyo venue for first time since 1966
Aiym Samekeyeva, 13. Photo courtesy of the contest organizers.
13-yo girl from Kazakhstan wins Spring Voices in China

13-year-old Aiym Samekeyeva from Kazakhstan has won the Gran Prix at the Spring Voices singing competition in China.

13-yo girl from Kazakhstan wins Spring Voices in China
Mukhammedali Zhugunusov, 10. Photo courtesy of the contest organizers.
10-yo boy from Kazakhstan wins international singing contest

10-year-old Mukhammedali Zhugunusov from Kazakhstan has won the Grand Prix of the Paradise Hoilday-2014 singing contest in Greece.

10-yo boy from Kazakhstan wins international singing contest