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Raju Lama returns to Kathmandu after successful Everest summit

Raju Lama returns to Kathmandu after successful Everest summit

- by Republica

Raju Lama, the famous Nepali songwriter and singer of musical band Mongolian Heart was welcomed at the Tribhuvan International Airport  today with the national flag and musical instruments. He had ascended the highest peak this year through Imagine Nepal Expedition to spread the message against climate change. Singer Lama, after his return to Kathmandu, said that he would now focus on a tree-planting campaign.

Get on your bike: Coldplay hopes to lead with a green tour

Get on your bike: Coldplay hopes to lead with a green tour

- by Associated Press

It’s often said that fans at live concerts give the band a jolt of electricity. Coldplay wants to literally harness that. The pop superstars have added kinetic dance floors and energy-storing stationary bikes to their latest world tour, encouraging fans to help power the show as they dance or spin. It’s part of a larger push to make the tour more environmentally friendly. The band — whose songs include the appropriately titled “Higher Power” — has pledged to be as sustainable and low-carbon as possible, hoping to cut their CO2 emissions by 50%.

Travis Scott, Morgan Wallen hit Billboard Music Awards stage

Travis Scott, Morgan Wallen hit Billboard Music Awards stage

- by Associated Press

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns on the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence. Wallen performed in his first major awards show after he was caught on camera more than a year ago using a racial slur. After not receiving a verbal introduction, the country star sat alongside his four-piece band and performed “Don’t Think Jesus” then his chart-topping “Wasted on You,” a single from his popular project “Dangerous: The Double Album.”

Billboard Music Awards to feature Travis Scott, Becky G

Billboard Music Awards to feature Travis Scott, Becky G

- by Associated Press

Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards will include performances by Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran, Becky G and other artists who have enjoyed chart-topping success. Sean “Diddy” Combs will emcee the show, which is being broadcast live from the MGM Grand Arena and will air live beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern on NBC and its Peacock streaming service. Becky G, who released the album “Esquemas” on Friday, will perform her hit song “MAMIII,” which topped the Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. Sheeran will deliver a remote performance from Northern Ireland, where he is on tour.

Huge public support sweeps Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra to Eurovision win

Huge public support sweeps Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra to Eurovision win

- by Reuters

Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in Italy on Saturday with their entry "Stefania", riding a wave of public support to claim an emotional victory that was welcomed by the country's president. Sung in Ukrainian, the winning song fused rap with traditional folk music and was a tribute to band frontman Oleh Psiuk's mother. The bookmakers had made Kalush Orchestra the clear favourite for the annual contest, which normally draws a television audience of close to 200 million, based in part on popular sympathy for Ukraine following Russia's invasion in February.

'Strange Loop' and Michael Jackson musical lead Tony nominations

'Strange Loop' and Michael Jackson musical lead Tony nominations

- by Reuters

Musical "A Strange Loop," the story of a Black gay man and his mental struggles as an artist, landed a leading 11 Tony nominations on Monday as Broadway prepared to honor its first season following a long pandemic shutdown. "A Strange Loop," winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for drama, will compete for best musical with "MJ," a biographical musical that features two dozen Michael Jackson hits, and race relations story "Paradise Square."

Maroon 5, Usher to headline concert to honor Rep. John Lewis

Maroon 5, Usher to headline concert to honor Rep. John Lewis

- by Associated Press

Maroon 5 and Usher will headline a benefit concert in Atlanta to honor the legacy of the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis. The Grammy Award-winning pop band and singer will perform during the Beloved Benefit at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 7, concert officials announced Thursday. The event was rescheduled from its initial date in February due to COVID-19 concerns.

Namrata and Mahesh with Maotse Gurung in the Pokhara Song

Namrata and Mahesh with Maotse Gurung in the Pokhara Song

- by Republica

Renowned artist Maotse Gurung has acted in the song titled, "Manmohak Pokhara ".This song has creative direction by Prakash Subedi, direction/editing by Nishan Ghimire, and cinematography by Uttam Humagain. According to the story of the song, Namrata Sapkota plays the role of the heroine and Mahesh Khadka can be seen playing the role of a protagonist who together visits Pokhara. Similarly, they request Maotse Gurung, who has played the role of an uncle, to guide them to various lakes and important historical places of Pokhara.

Nepathya welcomed New Year with a bang in Damak

Nepathya welcomed New Year with a bang in Damak

- by Republica

After two years of Covid-imposed hibernation, Nepathya welcomed New Year with a bang. Nepathya's first public concert post-Covid was held on Damak on April 14, Thursday (1st Baisakh 2079).

Soulful evening with legendary musician Harish Mathema

Soulful evening with legendary musician Harish Mathema

- by Republica

The premises of Bianca Lounge, Chhauni gradually began to fill with music enthusiasts as the evening got chiller and dark on Friday. On the occasion of Ghode Jatra, Bianca Lounge presented a musical concert featuring Harish Mathema with Legend Band and he shared the stage with Devine band and Deepak Thapa.

'Naulakh Tara' featuring Sandeep Chhetri released

'Naulakh Tara' featuring Sandeep Chhetri released

- by Republica

'Naulakh Tara', a romantic music video has been released on Sunday. Singers Pramod Kharel and Ashmita Adhikari have sung it. The music video directed by Shan Thapa features actors Sandip Chhetri, Losina Lamichhane along with child actor Sayara Bhattrai.

Raj's ' Badal Haru' released

Raj's ' Badal Haru' released

- by Republica

Singer Raj K Goswami’s ‘Badal Haru’ has been released. Its music video is inspired by the biography of Kulman Ghising, Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority. The song is penned by actress Suraksha Pant and she has also written the script for the music video. Manav Subedi is the director and has composed the song.

Prakash Saput requests not to politicize ‘Pir’

Prakash Saput requests not to politicize ‘Pir’

- by Republica

Singer Prakash Supat requested everyone not to politicize his new song ‘Pir’ released on Friday. Writing a status on his social media, Saput talked about creation and freedom but urged everyone not to politicize it.