14h ago| Music

‘Every song sung by him is truly special to me’

Legendary rockstar Ayub Bachchu left his fans shocked and disheartened when he passed away on October 18, 2018, at the age of 56.

5d ago| Music

Uniting musicians and music lovers, BBMFC approaches 7 years

Over the years, the band music industry of Bangladesh has not only gifted the most talented musicians and memorable songs, but arguably the most passionate fans.

6d ago| Music

Bangladesh Copyright Office hands over $5000 royalty to Ayub Bachchu’s family

Bangladesh Copyright Office organised a special press conference today, to hand over a royalty sum of $5014 to the Ayub Bachchu’s family, at Agargaon’s National Archive Centre.

2w ago| Music

BTS to hold first live concert since Covid-19 pandemic in LA in November

South Korean boy band BTS plans to hold live concerts in Los Angeles in November for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak, forcing it to cancel global tours and resort to online...

2w ago| Music

Lata Mangeshkar’s unreleased track unveiled on 92nd birthday

As legendary melody queen Lata Mangeshkar turned 92 today, an unreleased romantic song sung by her more than quarter of a century ago is all set to reach her countless fans for the first time.

3w ago| Music

We all have a ‘mostaan’ and a ‘bhalo chele’ within us: Arnob

With tracks like “Shey je Boshe Ache”, “Tomar Jonno”, “Hariye Giyechi”, “Bhalobasha Tarpor”, and “Tui Ki Janishna”, prodigal musician, composer and singer, Shayan Chowdhury Arnob has solidified his...

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Mahmuda Moumita’s cover of “Bhalo Achhi Bhalo Theko” released on YouTube

Singer and journalist Mahmuda Moumita released her latest cover of the popular song “Bhalo Achhi Bhalo Theko”, composed and penned by prominent poet Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

‘Every song sung by him is truly special to me’

Legendary rockstar Ayub Bachchu left his fans shocked and disheartened when he passed away on October 18, 2018, at the age of 56.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Uniting musicians and music lovers, BBMFC approaches 7 years

Over the years, the band music industry of Bangladesh has not only gifted the most talented musicians and memorable songs, but arguably the most passionate fans.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Bangladesh Copyright Office hands over $5000 royalty to Ayub Bachchu’s family

Bangladesh Copyright Office organised a special press conference today, to hand over a royalty sum of $5014 to the Ayub Bachchu’s family, at Agargaon’s National Archive Centre.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

BTS campaign with UN nets millions of dollars -- and tweets

K-pop superstars BTS have raised $3.6 million and generated millions of tweets during four years of teaming up with the U.N. children’s agency to fight violence, abuse and bullying and promote self...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Noble confirms divorce

Singer Mainul Ahsan Noble, in a conversation with The Daily Star over the phone, confirmed that he is divorced. "Yes, it is true that I am divorced and now, I am single!" says the singer....

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Singer R Kelly's official channels dropped from YouTube

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube said it has removed R&B singer R. Kelly’s channels from its video platform, distancing itself from the singer who was convicted of sex trafficking last month. ...

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

Kaushik Hossain Taposh receives International Ratna Award

National Award-winning musician Kaushik Hossain Taposh has been honored with the International Ratna Award in India for his special role in Bengali music. The award-giving ceremony was held at...

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

‘Manike Mage Hithe’ singer Yohani gets injured on stage in India

“Manike Mage Hithe” famed Sri Lankan singer Yohani got injured during a concert in India.

October 2, 2021
October 2, 2021

He took an ordinary boy like me in his band: Bassbaba Sumon

Today marks the 57th birthday of modern 'guru' of Bangladeshi rock, James. Many celebrities have been wishing the musician on social media.