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Biggie's crown, Tupac's love letters to go under hammer

Teenage Tupac's love letters and fellow rapper Biggie's iconic crown will hit the auction block in September in Sotheby's first ever sale devoted to hip hop.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/26 17:08:40

Colmar Jazz Festival postponed to 2021

The 25th edition of France's Colmar Jazz Festival, scheduled for September, has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus epidemic, the city said in a statement on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/20 16:58:41

Midi music season kicks off in Hebei Province as epidemic wanes

The Midi Music Festival, one of the biggest outdoor music festivals in China, kicked off on Saturday in Chongli district of Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/8/18 17:03:40

Pianist Gina Alice Redlinger, wife of famed Chinese pianist Lang Lang, to release first classical EP

German-Korean pianist Gina Alice Redlinger, wife of renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang, has completed her first classical EP, which is scheduled for release on August 28.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/16 10:48:40

Classical guitarist Yang Xuefei releases music album 'Sketches of China'

Guitarist Yang Xuefei released her latest Chinese music album Sketches of China on Friday. As her third album under Universal Music China's Decca label, the new album features original compositions for guitar from Chinese composers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 17:58:40

US musician Neil Young to sue Donald Trump over campaign song use

Neil Young is suing Donald Trump's re-election campaign to try to stop the US president playing his songs at campaign rallies, according to a lawsuit posted on the rocker's website.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/5 16:38:41

Beyonce delights fans with stylized visual album 'Black Is King'

Pop royalty Beyonce on Friday released her much-hyped visual album Black Is King, an aesthetically ambitious video billed as a companion to her 2019 album of songs inspired by Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/2 17:23:41

Musicians Jagger, Stipe and others sign letter demanding campaign song consent

Several top musicians, including Mick Jagger and Sheryl Crow, have signed a letter demanding that politicians get their consent before playing their songs at election campaign rallies.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/29 16:13:41

Berlin club Berghain reopens doors

The coronavirus is keeping Berlin's legendary clubs closed but techno mecca Berghain has found a way to throw its doors back open, luring visitors with an unusual sound exhibition.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/27 18:38:40

Beijing Performance & Arts Group returns to stage for live concert

The Beijing Performance & Arts Group staged a concert in Beijing on Friday night, its first live performance since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 16:48:40

Return of hit Chinese music show 'The Big Band' receives warm welcome from Chinese netizens

The second season of Chinese music variety show The Big Band returned to video platform iQIYI on Saturday. The musical competition show has been hailed by Chinese netizens as providing Chinese bands with a great platform for development.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/26 14:58:41

Pop music show 'Mr Radio' returns with new model

The updated version of music talk show Mr Radio made a return on Wednesday on Chinese music platform QQ Music with a new model that combines livecasting and click on demand.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 15:58:42

US rapper Nicki Minaj announces pregnancy on Instagram

US rap queen Nicki Minaj delighted fans on Monday when she announced she was pregnant.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/21 17:08:40

Doubts run rampant about US rapper Kanye West's chaotic presidential bid

US rapper Kanye West's chaotic launch of his unlikely campaign to oust Donald Trump in November's presidential election has sparked anger, concern for his mental health and questions about whether he is seriously running.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/21 16:48:40

The Chicks, minus 'Dixie,' return with fiery new album

Nearly two decades after country music shunned them for famously repudiating George W Bush, the trio formerly known as The Dixie Chicks have soared back with a new album, new name and renewed fearlessness.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/20 15:58:41

Namibian, Chinese artists collaborate for song on reducing gender-based violence

A Chinese artist collaborated with three artists from Namibia on a song aimed at helping decrease gender-based violence worldwide.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/7/19 17:18:40

New York's Met Opera to host virtual concert series amid pandemic

Several of opera's biggest stars beamed in from around the world on Saturday to announce the Metropolitan Opera's latest virtual initiative amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/12 17:48:41

Ringo marks 80th at online gig with fellow Beatle McCartney

With a little help from his friends, Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was set to hold an online 80th birthday bash Tuesday featuring former bandmate Paul McCartney, in aid of charities including Black Lives Matter.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/9 17:53:40