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March 3, 2018 4:00 AM Taylor Swift confirms Charli XCX and Camila Cabello as ‘Reputation Tour’ opening acts

Taylor Swift confirmed Charli XCX and Camila Cabello as her opening acts. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, March 3 — Taylor Swift took to Twitter to announce that singers Charli XCX and Camila Cabello will be joining her upcoming "Reputation Stadium Tour." The Look What You Made Me Do singer kicks off her "Reputation" world tour in Glendale USA, but she won't be the only act taking 18

February 28, 2018 12:18 PM Egypt court jails diva over Nile hygiene joke

CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced pop star Sherine (pix) to six months in prison on Tuesday for suggesting drinking from the Nile River leads to illness, although she will remain free pending an appeal. Sherine Abdel Wahab, known simply as Sherine, had apologised after being caught on tape joking with concert-goers that water from the Nile could give them parasites 16

February 2, 2018 1:53 AM Grammy body vows to tackle gender bias after furore

The Academy's president and CEO, Neil Portnow, caused a furore on Sunday after he explained how female artists could win more awards. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Feb 2 — The body that administers the Grammys vowed yesterday to do more to tackle gender bias after female artists voiced outrage over the lack of awards for women — and controversial comments from the organisation’s 10

January 26, 2018 2:53 AM With funds stagnating over decades, creative industry demands financial boost

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur January 25, 2018. ― Pictures by Firdaus LatifHULU KELANG, Jan 25 — Members of the creative industry pled today for more funds so that more jobs opportunities can be created. Close to 200 industry players consisting film producers 6

January 23, 2018 10:41 AM Terengganu Islamic enforcers probing ‘obscene’ dangdut dances

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 23 — The Terengganu Islamic Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) is investigating a report by Kampung Telari villagers on sexually-charged dangdut dances held at the village. Its commissioner, Datuk Wan Ismail Sahaimi Wan Omar said the department had received several complaints on the existence of a place which allegedly offered 5

January 19, 2018 6:50 AM DuckTales takes flight once again

NEW animated comedy adventure DuckTales will premiere Jan 21 in a one-hour television movie, titled Woo-oo! at 10am on Disney Channel and Disney XD (Astro channel 615 and 617 respectively). The series will premiere on Jan 26 at 5pm on Disney Channel and available On Demand. This series premiere follows the 30th anniversary of the original Emmy Award-winning 33

January 6, 2018 4:58 AM Jessie J a contestant on China’s ‘The Singer’

Jessie J (seen here performing with Brian May) will be the show's first English contestant. — AFP picBEIJING, Jan 6 — British singer Jessie J is going to be part of the lineup of the celebrity singing contest The Singer, the show announced on Wednesday. Formerly titled I Am A Singer, the show is Hunan TV’s adaptation of a South Korean show on MBC. Joining 11

December 22, 2017 4:49 AM Blues festival at Langkawi beach next week

Pantai Chenang will be the venue for the three-day Langkawi International Blues Roots Aseana (LIBRA) Music Festival from December 29, 2017. — Picture courtesy of langkawi-info.comKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 22 — Langkawi is set to host the largest blues festival in Malaysia at Pantai Chenang over three days from Dec 29. The Langkawi International Blues Roots Aseana 18

December 19, 2017 2:13 PM K-pop star Jonghyun joins the ill-fated ‘27 Club’

British singer Amy Winehouse performs at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London in this February 20, 2008 file photo. — Reuters picPARIS, Dec 19 — With his suicide, Kim Jonghyun, lead singer of South Korean boyband SHINee, joins an ill-fated group of famous rock stars who passed away at 27 — the so-called “27 Club”. He was found yesterday in a hotel 37

November 15, 2017 1:09 AM Blake Shelton named People magazine’s 2017 ‘sexiest man alive’

Believe it or not, Blake Shelton has been named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine this year. — file picLOS ANGELES, Nov 15 — Blake Shelton was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, a first for any country singer, prompting The Voice judge to shake off his shyness about his looks. “I’ve been ugly my whole life,” Shelton, 41, said in a statement 16