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  • Soul singer Percy Sledge dies

    NEW YORK: Soul singer Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died at his home in Louisiana at age 74 after battling cancer, his agent said on on Tuesday...

  • Shifting of popular Pashto singer to Kabul saddens his fans

    PESHAWAR: Close relatives and friends of senior Pashto folk singer Gulzar Alam have confirmed that he along with his family members had left Peshawar for Kabul via Torkham almost two months ago owing to his poor financial condition and alleged philistine attitude of culture department...

    Sources in Peshawar privy to the famed singer told this scribe that Mr Alam was in contact with Kabul authorities to change his residence status in...

  • Sufi opera singer performs at PNCA

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first Sufi opera singer, Saira Peter on Monday performed at a Sham-i-Mausiqi at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and sang in many styles ranging from songs by Beethoven to those of Madam Noor Jehan...

  • Budding singer’s tribute to Rahman Baba

    PESHAWAR: Rising Pashto Sufi singer Ali Baba Khan released his video titled ‘Malang Abdur Rahman’ to pay tribute to legendary 17th Sufi poet Rahman Baba here on Sunday...

    The rising singer said that although he had started with romantic and Pashto folk music yet it was during a private musical concert that a person gifted him a poetry book of Ghani Khan...

  • Singer, Waves to merge

    KARACHI: Singer Pakistan Ltd will merge with Cool Industries Ltd, which produces home appliances under the brand name of Waves, a stock notice said on Monday...

    The name of the post-merger company will be Waves Singer Pakistan Ltd...

  • Soul singer Ben King dies at 76

    King, the soul singer whose Gospel-influenced “Stand By Me” became one of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, has died at 76, his spokesman said on Friday...

    R&B singer and collaborator Gary US Bonds wrote on Facebook that King was “one of the sweetest, gentlest and gifted souls that I have had the privilege of knowing and calling my friend for more than 50 years”...

  • Punjabi singer’s song in Indian film

    LAHORE: Punjabi singer and composer Bilal Saeed has sung an Urdu song for the upcoming Bollywood flick Ishqedarriyan...

    The singer said he might sign a film as an actor with Mahesh Bhatt and discussion on his role in the film was underway...

  • Muslims flee Indian village after singer killed by Hindu priest

    NEW DELHI: At least 200 Muslims have fled their village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan after a Hindu priest and his friends were alleged to have killed a Muslim folk singer late last month, police said on Wednesday...

    Trouble erupted in Dantal village near the India-Pakistan border on Sept 27, when a Hindu priest accused folk singer Ahmad Khan of making mistakes while reciting hymns to evoke a Hindu goddess...

  • Folk singer Zarsanga, two sons injured in attack

    NOWSHERA: Renowned Pashto folk singer Zarsanga and her two sons were inju­red when they were attacked in their house here in the Azakhel Bala area by five men with whom they reportedly have a monetary dispute...

    After the incident, a photograph of the septuagenarian singer and her two sons, all three in injured condition and sharing a single hospital bed, went viral on social media, drawing public outrage...

  • Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide

    Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide...

    Bennington had spoken of being moved by the death in May of his friend Chris Cornell, the singer of leading grunge band Soundgarden...

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