David Guetta, Def Jam Recordings, Justin Bieber, 2U, Light My Body Up , Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne

2U song by Bieber and Guetta is a treat for fans


No stranger to stellar collaborations, David Guetta has now teamed up with international icon and Def Jam Recordings superstar Justin Bieber for his latest single 2U—out now via all digital service providers through Parlophone/Warner.

17 June, 2017
singer Tulsi Kumar, Bollywood, young singer, music, devotional songs, Khushali Kumar, Raftaar, Himesh Reshamiya, Sajid-Wajid, Pritam, Lata mangeshkar

‘It is my dream to one day work with Rehman’

Music By Taru Bhatia

Having given popular numbers like “Deewana Kar Gaye”, “Tum Jo Aaye”, “Gulaabi 2.0” and more, singer Tulsi Kumar, with her melodious voice and ample talent, has marked her place in Bollywood. Guardian 20 spoke to the young singer about her journey, inspiration and her future projects.

29 April, 2017

‘Sufiyana kalaam spreads the message of co-existence, peace, love and piety’


After a recent performance in Delhi, Sufi musician Dhruv Sangari spoke to Preeti Singh about the syncretic roots of the Sufi tradition, how it has brought communities together regardless of religious differences, and the mainstreaming of this genre.

8 April, 2017
Amit Trivedi, JLN stadium, CIRQUE, Bollywood Music Festival, Hungama Bollywood Music Project, Honey Singh, Badshah

Two days back-to-back: The oldest & latest Bollywood music at capital’s JLN stadium

Music By Puja Sahani

One can take Indians out of Bollywood, but one simply cannot take Bollywood out of an Indian’s heart. No matter where we go, what we become, Bollywood music remains evergreen in our hearts.

1 April, 2017
Hindustani classical music, Shriram Shankarlal Music festival, Shriram Bhartiya Kala Kendra, Queen of Thumri, Girija Devi, Ajoy Chakraborty, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Sahib

‘Hindustani classical music retains its unique position in the world of art’


As the season of spring and festivity arrived in the national capital, the 70th edition of Shriram Shankarlal Music festival enthralled its viewers by presenting performances of holi, chaiti, kajri and dadra by some legendary musical maestros.

1 April, 2017
Anna Maria Jopek, Polish musician, Holi Moo Festival, Slavic music, Polish folk scales, Polish folk harmony, Stanisław Jopek, jazz music

‘Polish music has a specific kind of lyricism and beauty’


Polish musician Anna Maria Jopek, who recently performed in India , speaks to Preeti Singh about the importance of melody in Polish music, and about creating tunes for a global audience.

25 March, 2017
Akasa Singh, Ricky Martin, Arvinder Singh, trained Kathak dancer, Ameeta Singh, Mika Singh, RAWSTAR

Indian singer Akasa, who features in a Ricky Martin song, speaks music with Guardian 20

Music By Keith Armando Gomes

Akasa Singh, from Mumbai, has burst onto the global scene as a singer. But, her beginnings are all about the arduous journey, which all must undertake in humility if they truly desire knowledge and skill.

18 March, 2017
Yale Schola Cantorum, Yale University, Reena Esmail, St. Mary’s Church, Yale choir, Sacred Music

‘Singing in Schola is a privilege for students at Yale University’

Music By Keith Armando Gomes

Yale Schola Cantorum, the prestigious chamber choir based in Yale University, recently performed at various venues in India. One of its leading members, Reena Esmail speaks to Keith A. Gomes.

18 March, 2017
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