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Is J Balvin’s Mi Gente the new Despacito?

Is J Balvin’s Mi Gente the new Despacito?

Earlier this summer, Luis Fonsi’s Despacito became the most-streamed song of all time – an incredible feat for a record that’s predominantly in Spanish, reports BBC But it increasingly looks like it won’t be a one-off. Another Latin American song, Mi Gente, has replaced Despacito at the top of Spotify’s Global Top 50. Here in […]

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40 years since the death of ‘the King’

Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death, reports BSS. His Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee — the second most famous home in the United States after the White House — expects […]

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Motorhead’s ‘Lemmy’ has dino croc named after him

A team of music-mad scientists unveiled an extinct, sea-dwelling crocodile from the Jurassic period Wednesday, which they named in honour of Motorhead lead singer Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister who died in 2015, reports BSS. “Lemmysuchus” — Latin for Lemmy’s crocodile — was about 5.8 metres (19 feet) long and had a skull of more than a […]

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Julia Michaels : ‘Dare to suck’

The songs she’s written for other artists, including Justin Bieber’s Sorry, Ed Sheeran’s Dive and Selena Gomez’s Hands To Myself, have clocked up more than 8 billion streams worldwide, reports BBC. They’re all songs that feel deeply personal – even when the artist doesn’t get a writing credit. And that’s Julia’s secret: She persuades pop […]

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Prominent Australian Aboriginal singer Gurrumul dies at 46

SYDNEY : World-renowned indigenous singer Gurrumul has died after a “long battle with illness” aged 46, his management said Wednesday, as Australians hailed his contributions to music, reports BSS. Born blind, the reluctant star never gave any interviews and was painfully shy, but his music drew worldwide acclaim, despite the fact that he performed in […]

Singer Rezwana Choudhury gets ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal’

DHAKA : Eminent Bangladeshi Rabindra Sangeet singer and Chairman of Dhaka University (DU) Dance Department, Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya yesterday received the ‘Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal and Award’. Marking the 91st birth anniversary of late legendary Nazrul Sangeet exponent Feroza Begum, DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique handed over the award to her at a […]

Shunno launches 5th album ‘Lottery’

DHAKA : Shunno, the alternative pop rock band of Bangladesh, is going to launch its new album ‘Lottery’ on Saturday, reports UNB. The launching ceremony of ‘Lottery’, the 5th album of the popular band music, will be held at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). The band currently consists of vocalist Imrul Kabir Emil, bassist Andrew […]

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Former Fifth Harmony singer flies solo

As she prepares for the release of her debut album, former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello speaks to the BBC about the “nerve-wracking” process of flying solo, reports BBC. Few of us would like our careers to be defined by what we were doing at the age of 18. But when you’ve been discovered on […]

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