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Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience
Middle East

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience

The members of the South Korean boy group Super Junior are megastars in their home country. They’ve released nine studio…
Taylor Swift, ‘One Direction’ top list of highest paid musicians: Forbes
Culture

Taylor Swift, ‘One Direction’ top list of highest paid musicians: Forbes

US pop star Taylor Swift, boy band 'One Direction' and British singer Adele were the highest paid musicians in the…
Pop singer Timberlake will not be investigated for ballot selfie
Culture

Pop singer Timberlake will not be investigated for ballot selfie

Hours after Tennessee authorities said on Tuesday they were investigating pop star Justin Timberlake for posting a photo of himself…
Swedish pop group ABBA to reunite for ‘new digital experience’
Culture

Swedish pop group ABBA to reunite for ‘new digital experience’

Swedish pop group ABBA is set to reunite for a "new digital experience" in 2018, more than 30 years after…
‘Greatest living poet’ Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize
Culture

‘Greatest living poet’ Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

Bob Dylan, regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the…
Action vowed for refugees in concert led by Metallica, Rihanna
Culture

Action vowed for refugees in concert led by Metallica, Rihanna

Top names in music, including Metallica and Rihanna, performed in a concert on Saturday that brought promises of action to…
Sharm el-Sheikh to lure Ukrainian tourists with concerts
Egypt

Sharm el-Sheikh to lure Ukrainian tourists with concerts

The Tourism Promotion Authority has launched a series of artistic events to attract Ukranian tourists to the resort city of…
Beyonce celebrates black women in intricate album-film
Culture

Beyonce celebrates black women in intricate album-film

Pop superstar Beyonce on Saturday released a musically diverse new album in the form of a film as she paid…
‘Purple Rain’ superstar Prince, 57, dies at US studio complex
Art news

‘Purple Rain’ superstar Prince, 57, dies at US studio complex

Prince, the innovative pop superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including "Purple…
Sony buys late pop star Jackson’s music venture stake
Culture

Sony buys late pop star Jackson’s music venture stake

Sony said Tuesday it will pay Michael Jackson’s estate US$750 million for the late pop star’s share of a music…
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