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Foetuses prefer classical music over rock, except for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Music preferences develop in the womb, experiments show.

Supertyphoon Hagibis gives new wind to Filipino disco band

Decades-old outfit hopes inquiries and feelers pouring in for typhoon will translate into bookings.

Deaf people can now feel music thanks to high-tech jacket

Sensors embedded in fabric deliver different sensations to wearer’s body.

Placido Domingo absent for Mexico music prize amid scandal

The Spaniard addresses the gala in a recorded video instead.

Mexican crooner Jose Jose, hero of jilted lovers, dead at 71

Jose Jose died at a hospital in Homestead, Florida, near Miami.

Metallica cancels Australia, NZ tour as Hetfield enters rehab

Band issues statement saying it will continue touring as soon as health and schedule permit.

HK demonstrators turn popular songs into protest anthems

Protesters get creative to show their detest toward the Hong Kong police.

Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

Four-time Grammy-award winner joins a growing number of people who wish to use they and them as pronouns.

Turkish rappers get political after years of stifled dissent

20 rappers and musicians take turns tackling issues ranging from pollution to domestic violence, cruelty against animals to inequality in education. 

‘Glory to Hong Kong’: The new anthem embraced by protesters

‘Glory to Hong Kong’ has quickly won a huge following among those pushing for greater democratic freedoms.

Taylor Swift signs up for ‘race that stops a nation’

The move to have Taylor Swift to perform at the Melbourne Cup is to attract a younger audience.

Rentak Bar: Dancing to the beat of its own drum

What happens when four music-loving friends band together? They create the ultimate music loft where everybody is welcome, flaws and all.

Ivorian star DJ Arafat gets royal send-off with grand funeral concert

DJ Arafat’s body was brought to a stadium where a funeral concert was held.

Straight outta Karachi: Pakistan’s surprise hip hop hub

Once ruled by gangs Lyari now produces top footballers, iron-chinned boxers, and most recently socially conscious rappers.

K-pop star Seungri accused of illicit gambling

Seungri is accused of habitual overseas gambling at luxurious casinos in Las Vegas involving illicit foreign exchange transactions.

Rolling Stones have space rock named after them

The Rolling Stones called the honour a milestone in their long and eventful history.

Miley Cyrus slams rumours she cheated on husband Liam in wild...

Singer says she may be a twerking, pot smoking, foul mouthed hillbilly but she's not a liar.

Spotify sued by Eminem’s publisher over billions of unpaid streams

Eight Mile claims Spotify had about 280 billion unpaid music streams from 2011, resulting in unpaid royalties of as much as US$120 million.

A tale of 2 brothers: One sings, the other boxes

The Abu Bakar brothers are poised to become Malaysian icons in their respective fields.

Bruce Springsteen unveils new trailer for ‘Western Stars’

The concert film, which the Boss co-directed with longtime collaborator Thom Zimny, will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse announce new album ‘Colorado’

Although details about the project are still scarce, Neil Young revealed that the album will feature 10 new songs 'ranging from around 3 minutes to over 13 minutes.'

Dance parties return to Baghdad, a far cry from violence and...

Two years since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State, the capital has been quietly remaking its image.

Police raid K-pop agency over alleged illegal gambling

The raid was part of an investigation into music mogul Yang Hyun-suk’s illicit gambling.

Aussie player ditches Olympic dream for hip hop

The Newcastle Jets and Joe Champness have an agreement that if he returns to football in the next three years he will play with the club.