Music Industry: News

03 Mar 2024

K-Pop

K-pop: TXT gears up for comeback with new album 'TOMORROW'

The sensational K-pop group Tomorrow X Together is gearing up for an exciting comeback with a brand new album set to drop on April 1.

03 Mar 2024

Gully Boy

'Gully Boy' brought rap into India's mainstream music: Rapper Dino

Indian rapper-composer Dino James is presently busy touring the country for Royal Stag Boombox, an event that brings hip-hop and Bollywood music together.

03 Mar 2024

Shankar Mahadevan

Shankar Mahadevan's birthday: Revisiting his timeless songs 

Grammy-winning singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan has been nurturing the Indian music landscape since the mid-1990s.

01 Mar 2024

K-Pop

K-pop: Brave Entertainment's Candy Shop to debut in March

Get ready, K-pop fans! Brave Entertainment has just revealed the debut date for their brand new girl group, Candy Shop. Mark your calendars for March 27, as this talented quartet is set to take the K-pop scene by storm.

01 Mar 2024

SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN's S.Coups exempted from military; agency comments on group's comeback

PLEDIS Entertainment recently confirmed that SEVENTEEN's S.Coups has been exempted from military service due to a knee injury he sustained in 2023.

01 Mar 2024

Rihanna

Rihanna charging Rs. 52cr for Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding performance: Report

Rihanna, the sensational R&B singer, has landed in Jamnagar, Gujarat to perform at the extravagant pre-wedding celebration of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant.

01 Mar 2024

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber's birthday: Pop star's most popular tracks on Spotify

Justin Bieber has left an indelible mark on the music industry with his chart-topping hits and a career that began at the remarkably young age of 13.

29 Feb 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

Exclusive: Jyotica Tangri was offered 'Taskari' post-Ustad Rashid Khan's death

She started as a singing reality television show contestant before beginning her career as a Bollywood playback singer. Meet Jyotica Tangri, the singer who is best known for voicing Oh Meri Laila with Atif Aslam and has sung over 100 songs.

29 Feb 2024

Cancer

Cat Janice (31), creator of TikTok sensation, succumbs to cancer

Cat Janice, an American singer-songwriter who gained fame on TikTok earlier this year with her sensational song Dance You Outta My Head, passed away on Wednesday after a turbulent battle with sarcoma cancer.

28 Feb 2024

Celebrity

Pankaj Udhas's daughter Nayaab shares prayer meeting schedule 

The late Pankaj Udhas, who passed away on February 26 after a long illness, will be honored in a prayer meet on Saturday, in Mumbai.

28 Feb 2024

Hollywood

'Michael' makers finalize casting for Jackson 5

The highly anticipated biopic Michael, directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Oscar-winner Graham King, has finally announced its cast for the iconic Jackson 5. The band was formed comprising the five Jackson brothers in 1964 and was managed by their father Joe Jackson.

28 Feb 2024

K-Pop

BABYMONSTER's debut mini-album 'BABYMONS7ER' is coming; release date inside

YG Entertainment's newest girl group, BABYMONSTER, has excitedly revealed their debut mini-album, BABYMONS7ER, set to release on April 1.

28 Feb 2024

Bengali Cinema

Official! 'Oti Uttam's 'Mon Kharaper Gaan' is out now

It's official! The third single Mon Kharaper Gaan from Srijit Mukherji's upcoming romcom Oti Uttam has been released and is streaming on major platforms.

28 Feb 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

Exclusive: Shreya Ghoshal-Saptak Sanai Das collaborate for 'Tahader Kotha'

Music is an essential part of Indian cinema. Over the years, the world has witnessed several Indian talents but only a few stood out with their range and talent. Shreya Ghoshal has been one such pillar of Indian music for more than two decades.

27 Feb 2024

Pregnancy

Sidhu Moose Wala's parents expecting baby soon: Reports

The parents of the late Punjabi singer Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, better known as Sidhu Moose Wala, are expecting a baby, family members have reportedly revealed.

27 Feb 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

Exclusive: Saptak Sanai Das discusses 'Oti Uttam,' Shreya Ghoshal, more

Music director Saptak Sanai Das is one of the most promising talents in Bengali cinema who catapulted to success with the sci-fi romantic musical X=Prem.

27 Feb 2024

Sexual Assault

Sean 'Diddy' Combs faces fresh assault allegations from music producer

Music industry titan Sean "Diddy" Combs is facing a fresh sexual assault lawsuit, filed by producer Rodney "Lil Rod" Jones in a New York court on Monday (local time).

27 Feb 2024

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's father allegedly punched Australian photographer: Report

Scott Swift, the father of pop star Taylor Swift, is under investigation for allegedly assaulting Australian paparazzo Ben McDonald at a ferry wharf on Sydney's North Shore.

26 Feb 2024

Bollywood

Ghazal legend Pankaj Udhas (72) dies after prolonged illness

Renowned Indian classical singer and ghazal icon Pankaj Udhas has died aged 72 after battling a long illness.

26 Feb 2024

K-Pop

K-pop: EXO fan meet 'ONE' scheduled in April; date inside

The highly anticipated 2024 EXO fan meeting titled ONE is set to mesmerize fans on April 14 at the Incheon Yeongjongdo Inspire Arena, with two sessions planned at 2:00pm KST (10:30am IST) and 7:00pm (3:30pm IST).

26 Feb 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

Exclusive: 'Oti Uttam's 'Monkharaper Gaan' release date is here

Mahanayak Uttam Kumar is making a comeback on celluloid after nearly four decades with Srijit Mukherji's upcoming romantic comedy Oti Uttam. The movie offers a fresh concept and Bengali cinephiles are already charged up for the film's release on March 22.

23 Feb 2024

K-Pop

EXID, Apink producer Shinsadong Tiger (40) found dead: Reports

Acclaimed composer and producer Shinsadong Tiger, who worked with popular K-pop groups such as EXID and T-ARA, was found dead on Friday, as reported by several Korean outlets.

23 Feb 2024

SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN's S.Coups-Jeonghan to resume activities, participate in 'Follow' tour

SEVENTEEN's S.Coups and Jeonghan are making a comeback after recovering from their injuries.

23 Feb 2024

Ye

Journalist indicted for leaking antisemitic Kanye West rant

On Thursday, freelance American journalist Tim Burke was indicted on the charges of "hacking" into Fox News and leaking an infamous, controversial, unaired conversation between rapper Kanye "Ye" West and host Tucker Carlson.

22 Feb 2024

Singapore

Singapore's grant for Taylor Swift concerts sparks debate

Singapore government's decision to grant funds to songstress Taylor Swift for her upcoming The Eras Tour in the city-state has generated mixed reactions.

21 Feb 2024

BLACKPINK

BLISSOO: BLACKPINK's Jisoo launches solo agency

BLINKS, it's time to hail the queen!

21 Feb 2024

Bengali Cinema

'Oti Uttam': 'Chawl Meye' song is ode to young love

National Film Award-winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji is gearing up for his first release of 2024 titled Oti Uttam.

21 Feb 2024

K-Pop

BTOB Company: Eunkwang, Minhyuk, Hyunsik, Peniel's new label launched

BTOB stans, there is some exciting news!

20 Feb 2024

K-Pop

OH MY GIRL's YooA to make solo comeback

Exciting news for OH MY GIRL fans, as YooA is gearing up for her highly anticipated solo comeback in March!

20 Feb 2024

K-Pop

TREASURE announces 2024 Asia tour 'REBOOT'; dates and venues inside

Get ready, K-pop fans! TREASURE is hitting the road for their 2024 REBOOT relay tour in Asia, as announced by YG Entertainment on Tuesday.

20 Feb 2024

K-Pop

LE SSERAFIM makes an 'EASY' record; surpasses 10M YouTube views

FEARNOTs, it's time to rejoice!

20 Feb 2024

Happy Birthday

Reflecting on Nirvana's Kurt Cobain's legacy on his birth anniversary

Three decades after Kurt Cobain's death, the legacy of the rock icon remains potent—thanks to his globally acclaimed band Nirvana.

19 Feb 2024

K-Pop

'EASY': LE SSERAFIM unveils third mini-album with music video

LE SSERAFIM has dropped their latest mini-album, EASY, along with a captivating music video for the title track. This marks the group's first new music of 2024, following their full album Unforgiven in May 2023.

19 Feb 2024

K-Pop

'WHERE AM I': Cha Eun-woo's 'ENTITY's track out now

ASTRO's Cha Eun-woo recently released a captivating music video for WHERE AM I, a B-side track from his debut mini album ENTITY.

19 Feb 2024

J-Hope

BTS's J-Hope's new documentary, album are coming

J-Hope's birthday on Sunday brought joy to BTS fans (ARMYs) with the announcement of a double delight: a new documentary, Hope on the Street, and a six-track original soundtrack (OST) album.

19 Feb 2024

Taylor Swift

People's Choice Awards 2024: Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce sweep major categories

The 2024 edition of the People's Choice Awards was a night to remember, with lovebirds Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce stealing the spotlight.

17 Feb 2024

K-Pop

Kim Ji-woong cleared of alleged 'cursing controversy': Here's what happened

K-pop star Kim Ji-woong of ZEROBASEONE has been cleared of allegations that he used a curse word during a fan video call after an investigation by the Korea Forensic Science Service (KFSS).

17 Feb 2024

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg's brother dies at 44; rapper pens emotional tribute

American rapper-actor Snoop Dogg's younger brother, Bing Worthington, passed away at 44 on Thursday (local time).

16 Feb 2024

K-Pop

FIFTY FIFTY's agency takes ex-producer to prosecutors; crime charges revealed

K-pop girl group FIFTY FIFTY's ex-producer, Ahn Sung Il, is facing prosecution for alleged crimes, according to their agency ATTRAKT.

16 Feb 2024

Shakira

Shakira is back with an album after 7 years

Colombian superstar Shakira is making a comeback with Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran (Women Don't Cry Anymore), her 12th studio album, set to drop on March 22. It's going to be her first music album in seven years since 2017's El Dorado.

16 Feb 2024

BTS

'I Need U': Enhypen's rendition of BTS track out now

K-pop sensation ENHYPEN has released their rendition of BTS's 2015 smash hit I Need U as part of Spotify Singles.

14 Feb 2024

Billie Eilish

Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards: Billie Eilish wins big

As Hollywood's awards season gains momentum, the 2024 Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards celebrated top achievements in music for visual media on Tuesday night (local time).

13 Feb 2024

K-Pop

When is I'LL-IT debuting? BELIFT LAB confirms date

HYBE's BELIFT LAB has officially confirmed the much-awaited debut of their new girl group, I'LL-IT, set for March.

13 Feb 2024

Japan

Cassette tapes experience a revival in Japan

In a world where the digital strains of streaming services reign supreme, a fascinating and unexpected revival is sweeping across Japan - the resurgence of cassette tapes.

13 Feb 2024

Katy Perry

Katy Perry announces departure from 'American Idol' after 7 seasons

Katy Perry, a beloved judge on American Idol, dropped a bombshell during her recent visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

13 Feb 2024

K-Pop

Ateez's 'Crazy Form' MV surpasses 100M views in record time

K-pop sensation ATEEZ has done it again! Their latest music video, Crazy Form, from the group's second full-length album THE WORLD EP FIN: WILL, has racked up a whopping 100M views on YouTube in just two months.

12 Feb 2024

Taylor Swift

Netizens crown Taylor Swift as the winner of Super Bowl!

The Super Bowl? More like "Swiftie Bowl," according to internet buzz.

12 Feb 2024

Michael Jackson

Here's how much top Hollywood musicians' catalogs are worth

Artists spend a lifetime building, embellishing, and nurturing their work.

12 Feb 2024

Aditya Narayan

Aditya Narayan hits fan, snatches his phone at Bhilai concert

Host-singer Aditya Narayan, son of legendary singer Udit Narayan, has landed in controversy after allegedly misbehaving with a fan at a recent concert.

12 Feb 2024

Jay Z

Usher to Alicia Keys: Artists who performed at Super Bowl

Fans were in for a treat at the Super Bowl LVIII halftime show in Las Vegas on Sunday (local time) that witnessed a face-off between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers.

11 Feb 2024

Happy Birthday

Rosé's birthday special: BLACKPINK's vocalist-dancer's notable milestones

K-pop sensation Rosé (Roseanne Park) turned 27 years old on Sunday.

09 Feb 2024

TikTok

TikToker alleges Tinder affair with Zayn Malik, posts screenshots

In a bizarre turn of events, TikToker Sam Fisher (33) has claimed to have met former One Direction member Zayn Malik on Tinder and then been in a nine-month-long relationship with him.

08 Feb 2024

Coca-Cola

'Coke Studio Bharat' S02: Diljit to Komorebi, full lineup revealed

Get ready for a musical extravaganza as Coke Studio Bharat gears up for its second season, featuring a stellar lineup of artists like Diljit Dosanjh, Shreya Ghoshal, Neha Kakkar, and more.

08 Feb 2024

K-Pop

'Entity': Cha Eun-woo intrigues with new trailer

ASTRO's Cha Eun-woo is currently gearing up for the debut of his solo album Entity. Ahead of its release on February 15, the makers are sharing several promo materials.

08 Feb 2024

BLACKPINK

BLACKPINK's Lisa launches solo label, LLOUD

BLINKs, it's time to hail the queen!

08 Feb 2024

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift sells Dassault Falcon 900 private jet amid criticism

Songstress Taylor Swift has repeatedly found herself caught in the eye of the storm due to her private jet usage, which causes significant environmental damage.

08 Feb 2024

Snoop Dogg

Why rappers Snoop Dogg and Master P are suing Walmart

Rappers Snoop Dogg and Master P are suing Walmart and food manufacturing company Post Consumer Brands for allegedly sabotaging their cereal brand, Snoop Cereal.

08 Feb 2024

K-Pop

FIFTY FIFTY shares plan to make a comeback in June

Get ready, music fans! The K-pop group FIFTY FIFTY is gearing up for a major comeback this June after a member shake-up.