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Rock star Bryan Adams shared the photo of his defaced guitar on Instagram. Photo courtesy of Instagram/Bryan Adams
Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar

A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.

Please forgive me? Egypt customs deface Bryan Adams' guitar
The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James
The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James

'In Ireland everything happens in pubs,' says Gavin James, widely seen as the next big singer songwriter.

The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape

Lady Gaga described her Oscar performance with rape survivors as the most difficult of her life, saying that she remains in chronic pain.

Lady Gaga says suffers 'paralyzing fear' from rape
After 'Happy,' Pharrell dedicates 'Freedom' to migrants
After 'Happy,' Pharrell dedicates 'Freedom' to migrants

Pharrell Williams dedicated his song "Freedom" to refugees fleeing to Europe, hailing immigrants' contributions around the world.

After 'Happy,' Pharrell dedicates 'Freedom' to migrants
Roy Jones ©REUTERS
Legendary American boxer Roy Jones records song about Kazakhstan

American professional boxer, rapper and actor Roy Jones has recorded a song about Kazakhstan.

Legendary American boxer Roy Jones records song about Kazakhstan
Galymzhan Moldanazar. Photo from personal archives.
Kazakhstan's mysterious and exciting singer Galymzhan Moldanazar works with American Break of Reality

A couple years ago, a tall humble fellow with a gentle voice and contemporary take on lyricism stormed into the Kazakhstani music scene.

Kazakhstan's mysterious and exciting singer Galymzhan Moldanazar works with American Break of Reality
Photo © Nikolay Kolesnikov
Second day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 opens with tribute song to Batyrkhan Shukenov

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.

Second day of The Spirit of Tengri 2015 opens with tribute song to Batyrkhan Shukenov
Kerstin Behnke. Photo ©  tengrinews.kz
German Kerstin Behnke conducts Kazakh choir capella

Baikadamov’s Choir Capella performed on the stage of Zhambyl’s Philarmony on March 20.

German Kerstin Behnke conducts Kazakh choir capella
Gennady Golovkin. Photo courtesy of BoxingScene.com
Triple G knows how to move: Mexican style dance from Gennady Golovkin

Gennady Golovkin met media reps during his training session at Big Bear in California.

Triple G knows how to move: Mexican style dance from Gennady Golovkin
Mario Ruiz, Gennady Golovkin and Omar Cruz. Screenshot from Good Boy Killa music video
Golovkin's Good Boy Killa video released: Mario Ruiz and Omar Cruz

Mario Ruiz and Omar Cruz has released the second video dedicated to the WBA Super, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan.

Golovkin's Good Boy Killa video released: Mario Ruiz and Omar Cruz
Astan Opera. Photo courtesy of 3d.astana.kz
Open your heart for love songs in Astana Opera on February 13

The Astana Opera has dedicated the Vsyo o Lubvy (Everything about Love) concert to the Valentine’s Day.

Open your heart for love songs in Astana Opera on February 13
Gennady Golovkin. Tengrinews file photo.
Mario Ruiz another song to Golovkin: Good Boy Killa

Rapper Mario Ruiz has recorded a song dedicated to the Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin.

Mario Ruiz another song to Golovkin: Good Boy Killa
Hungarian Roma sues Beyonce over smash hit
Hungarian Roma sues Beyonce over smash hit

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.

Hungarian Roma sues Beyonce over smash hit
Gennadiy Golovkin. Photo courtesy of boxingscene.com.
American rappers shoot video about Gennadiy Golovkin

American rappers have written a song and shot a video that pays homage to world-renowned Kazakh boxer Gennadiy Golovkin.

American rappers shoot video about Gennadiy Golovkin
Singer James Blunt calls 'You're Beautiful' annoying
Singer James Blunt calls 'You're Beautiful' annoying

James Blunt has described the multi-million selling song that made his name, You're Beautiful, as "annoying" and says it was "force-fed down people's throats".

Singer James Blunt calls 'You're Beautiful' annoying
Korean singer PSY. ©Reuters/Mike Segar
Psy goes from 'Gangnam' to hip-hop style in new song

Psy, who set off a global sensation with "Gangnam Style," tried out a fresh sound Sunday as he released a hip-hop tale of drunken debauchery co-starring rap legend Snoop Dogg.

Psy goes from 'Gangnam' to hip-hop style in new song
Shakira to headline at World Cup final
Shakira to headline at World Cup final

Pop star Shakira will perform before the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, headlining a closing ceremony that includes guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana and rapper Wyclef Jean.

Shakira to headline at World Cup final
Bob Dylan lyrics to headline $3-5 mn NY music auction
Bob Dylan lyrics to headline $3-5 mn NY music auction

Handwritten song lyrics from legendary singer Bob Dylan go under the hammer in New York, the most treasured possessions in a collection of rock memorabilia valued at $3-5 million.

Bob Dylan lyrics to headline $3-5 mn NY music auction
Football: Trapdoor J-Lo adds glamour to opening ceremony
Football: Trapdoor J-Lo adds glamour to opening ceremony

American star Jennifer Lopez added a dash of glamour to the colourful World Cup opening ceremony on Thursday in a vivid contrast to the violent anti-tournament protests in the city.

Football: Trapdoor J-Lo adds glamour to opening ceremony
Claudia Leitte Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. ©Reuters/Steve Marcus
Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opener after all

Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony after all, FIFA said Tuesday, two days after it announced "production issues" would prevent her traveling to Brazil.

Jennifer Lopez to perform at World Cup opener after all