Singer Tina Turner sells music rights to BMG

US singer Tina Turner waves during a photocall before the Emporio Armani autumn/winter 2011 women's collection show at Milan Fashion Week on Feb 26, 2011.Reuters file LONDON - Soul and rock star Tina Turner has sold the rights to her music catalogue to music company BMG, the latest vocal artist to strike such a deal...

For $4,531, you can get a ‘bag of air’ from Kanye West’s album listening party

American rapper Kanye West poses before French fashion house Christian Dior Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 women's ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week on March 6, 2015.Reuters A Kanye West fan is selling a "bag of air" from his album listening party. The 44-year-old rapper recently hosted the preview of his new record Donda at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium...

Affected by the JJ Lin concert hiccup? You can watch his and Jay Chou’s doppelgängers perform instead

Were you one of the bummed-out JJ Lin fans who was affected by Saturday's virtual concert glitch? Then you may want to try watching the pair's doppelgängers in their performances. We have to admit, even we were fooled for a second by their uncanny resemblance to the two pop stars. JJ's carbon copy — who goes by the name Junjie...

Ed Sheeran buys Lewis Capaldi a 7-metre vinyl dinosaur as housewarming gift

Ed Sheeran helped Lewis Capaldi find his house online. Both are good pals and Ed recalled how he helped Lewis find the house of his dreams near Glasgow in Scotland after searching for homes in the area.He said: "Lewis goes, 'I'm looking to find a house' and I was like, 'Oh cool.' I go on...

Ed Sheeran pens song for BTS’ next album

Ed Sheeran has penned a song on BTS' next album. He co-wrote Make It Right on the K-pop septet's 2020 LP Map of the Soul: 7 - The Journey, and he has another tune on the way with the Dynamite hitmakers. Speaking on Most Requested Live, the 30-year-old megastar spilled: "I've actually worked with BTS on...

She’s no K-pop star but DJ Soda is lighting up the Korean music industry – here’s how she’s planning to keep her fans happy

DJ Soda knows people think she’s only here to put on a good show, but she hopes they give her music a chance too. The baby-faced blonde bombshell closed out Sunday’s (June 20) “Joy Ruckus Club’s K-pop Superfest” event, performing at the online concert for viewers across the world. Though she herself is not a K-pop...

Late Taiwanese singer Chang Yu-sheng’s 1996 unplugged performance in Singapore goes viral

Facebook/ 張雨生 Some stars are never forgotten no matter how long they have been gone for. Memories of the late Taiwanese singer Chang Yu-sheng were rekindled recently when local music cafe The Ark uploaded to YouTube a 30-minute video recording of his 1996 unplugged performance. Yu-sheng was 31 when he died on Nov 12, 1997, after falling...

K-pop’s Shinee thrill fans with long-awaited online concert

K-pop group Shinee performing at their Shinee World concert hosted on South Korean streaming platform V Live.SM Entertainment It’s been a while, but on Sunday (April 4), K-pop band Shinee held their first concert since 2018. The group – stylised SHINee – performed at the Shinee World concert hosted on South Korean streaming platform V Live...

Taiwanese-American praised for stellar performance in latest Justin Bieber MV

Ko plays the love interest of Bieber in the latest single "Hold On" music video. (Screengrab from YouTube) Justin Bieber’s latest single, “Hold On,” debuted on March 5 to great acclaim. Much of the praise was directed to the touching storyline behind the music video and the acting skills of Taiwanese-American actress Christine Ko (葛曉潔).   Amid...

Remy Ishak Took Part In BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That” Dance Cover?

A TikTok video showing a group of male dancers covering BLACKPINK (블랙핑크)’s hit song “How You Like That” went viral on Twitter over the weekend. The Twitter user who uploaded the clip, #EfaPerfumeHouse (@efaperfume) pointed out that one of the guys in the clip resembles Malaysian heartthrob Remy Ishak. https://twitter.com/remy_ishak/status/1284742678278598657?s=20 Remy had the best reaction after Efa’s original tweet blew...