Worshipping huge pop idols as deeply as a religion is a culture I’m all too familiar with. As an awkward teenager in the early Nineties, I was a follower, led by wherever the cool clique of my generation would take me. R&B and hip hop weren’t just popular music genres — they shaped our identity, beyond just being British south Asian girls.
The US South by Southwest Music Festival highlighted the industry’s up-and-comers, and here are some of them.
The doughnut licking incident seems like a lifetime ago. Remember that?
Justin Timberlake’s world tour behind his lukewarm album ‘Man of the Woods’ is tainted by the pop star’s anxiety and fatigue
Solange's 'When I Get Home' is set in her native Houston, with songs named after the city's streets and neighbourhoods and appearances by local veterans including Scarface and Devin the Dude.
"I don't care if someone likes it or not that I am dancing or jumping behind the console, because I cannot play and stay still"
Singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend, now in their 70s, will take the stage in May as part of The Who's current six-member lineup and backed by an orchestra to play venues in the United States and Canada as well as London's Wembley Stadium in July.
Zahra Elham, from Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority, snatched first place from her male runner-up on Afghan Star — a local version of American Idol.
Not one to chase after commercial success, Kip Moore’s acoustic endeavours have left him more musically fulfilled than in the near-decade since his sole No.1 single.