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Bee Gees' Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood

Bee Gees' Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb received a knighthood from Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, where he was honoured for his services to music and charity.

US 'Burning Man' festival founder dead after stroke

US 'Burning Man' festival founder dead after stroke

Larry Harvey, the man who founded the popular Burning Man countercultural festival, died Saturday after suffering a massive stroke in early April, event organizers said. He was 70.

Qatar a melting pot for music, says German pianist

Qatar a melting pot for music, says German pianist

One thing that strikes about Qatar is that it is a melting pot for music as people from different nationalities converge to listen to music, says German pianist Christopher Park.

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

The carnival will take place from Wednesday until February 3 between 4pm and 9pm, across various locations around Qanat Quartier at The Pearl.

K-pop star bemoans loneliness in suicide note

K-pop star bemoans loneliness in suicide note

A top K-pop star bemoaned feeling ‘broken from inside’ and ‘engulfed’ by depression in a suicide note, it emerged Tuesday, as his death sent shockwaves among fans worldwide.

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.

Cinema, music, fun ... at Ajyal Family Weekend

Cinema, music, fun ... at Ajyal Family Weekend

The Ajyal Family Weekend 2017 is expected to attract a large number of families and children today at the Katara Esplanade, which features an array of fun-filled activities and film screenings for all ages.

Rock pioneer Fats Domino dies at 89

Rock pioneer Fats Domino dies at 89

Fats Domino, whose rollicking rhythm and blues piano helped give birth to rock 'n' roll, has died in his lifelong home of New Orleans, the coroner said on Wednesday. He was 89.

Taylor Swift soars atop US chart, ends 'Despacito' reign

Taylor Swift soars atop US chart, ends 'Despacito' reign

Taylor Swift's vengeful new track topped the US singles chart Tuesday with the year's highest one-week sales, halting the historic reign of global sensation ‘Despacito.’

Pop superstar Beyonce gives birth to twins: reports

Pop superstar Beyonce gives birth to twins: reports

Pop diva Beyonce and her rap mogul husband Jay Z have welcomed twins, according to US media reports on the two new members of music's royal family that already includes five-year-old Blue Ivy.

Spotify nemesis Taylor Swift ends streaming boycott

Spotify nemesis Taylor Swift ends streaming boycott

Once Spotify's most visible critic, pop superstar Taylor Swift on Friday returned her music to all streaming services as the number of artists to boycott the booming format dwindles.

Grammys to move to New York for 60th edition in 2018

Grammys to move to New York for 60th edition in 2018

The Grammys will move next year from Los Angeles to New York to mark the 60th edition of the music industry's premier awards, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday.