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BTS fans get chance to manage their idols in new game

South Korean reports estimates around one million fans have pre-registered for the game.

Hand-in-hand, Macron and Elton John join forces on AIDS

Macron calls for a mass mobilisation so the Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria can raise US$13 billion at its next meeting at Lyon in October.

Rap superstar Cardi B indicted over strip club brawl

The felony classification would not spell jail time but could result in probation that could impact Cardi B's heavy touring schedule.

‘Yesterday’ comedy movie gets Beatles’ seal of approval

A look at the upcoming romantic musical comedy film from director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis.

Singer Steve Lawrence, of ‘Steve and Eydie’ duo, says he has...

Lawrence with wife Eydie Gorme were known as Steve and Eydie are staples of the late-night and variety television programs in the 60s.

Radiohead snubs hackers’ ransom demand

The British band refused to give into ransom demand instead wants to sell the stolen music for climate activists.

Sotheby’s to auction ‘substantial’ lock of Beethoven’s hair

The lock is expected to fetch up to £15,000 (US$19,000) but it could end up selling for more.

US appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway’ decision

The lawsuit is among the music industry's most closely watched copyright cases, potentially exposing Plant and Page to millions of dollars of damages.

In Harlem and on Broadway, The Temptations get their due

The Temptations, whose string of hits in the 1960s and 1970s are being celebrated in a Tony-nominated show on Broadway, is awarded a star on the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame in Harlem.

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses ‘wild misinformation’ about his health

US country singer Kenny Rogers dismisses “wild misinformation and speculation” about his health and says he planned on “sticking around” for years to come.

Kelly hit with 11 new sex crime charges

The latest counts are refiled charges relating to one of the four accusers and not  a new case.

Choir helps Rio’s homeless sing a different tune

The choir was originally set up for the Rio Olympics but has kept going by the city’s government.

Ty Dolla $ign & J.Cole reflect on the power of love...

'Purple Emoji' serves as the lead single of Ty Dolla $ign's upcoming third studio album.

Istanbul’s musical ferry can be a soulful experience

For some commuters listening to the musicians play can be a truly emotional experience after a hard day at work. 

Opera singers prepare like Olympic athletes for ‘Tosca’ in Washington

There are 2,364 seats in Washington's opera house, and the singers need to reach each one unamplified.

From ‘Your Song’ to your movie: ‘Rocketman’ builds on new music...

Anticipation for the Elton John-centered film "Rocketman" highlights the musical biopic genre's growing popularity among film audiences.

World famous Mexican guitarists Rodrigo y Gabriela take meditative turn

The duo moved to Europe in the 1990s and it was not long before their music began winning legions of fans in the US, Europe and Latin America.

Whitney Houston estate working on hologram tour and new album

Whitney Houston's estate has struck a deal aiming to revive the late superstar's brand, potentially launching a touring hologram and a new album.

Blink-182 shares first single from their forthcoming album

In a recent interview with NME, Mark Hoppus teased that the new album will be 'a lot more aggressive' and 'darker in theme and tone.'

Myth and mayhem reign supreme at The Iron Fairies KL

Step into a world of mythical fairies and butterflies in a surreal hideaway where enjoying music, food and signature cocktails are the order of the day.

Madonna drops new single ‘I Rise’

'I Rise' opens with a sample of activist Emma Gonzalez's speech on gun violence.

Harlem’s Apollo Theatre: Arts hub and civil rights landmark

New York's storied Apollo Theater remains an icon of black culture that is home to showbiz legends and amateurs alike.

Calypso Rose, the hip-swiveling septuagenarian Queen of Calypso

Calypso Rose has found smashing success in the more than 60 years since she penned her first song.

In Baltimore, violins to combat violence

The children who join the orchestra know they can benefit a lot from the programme even though they have no interest in becoming musicians.