Singer Sunil Katuwal and Alisha Regmi released their new duet ‘Tara Baji Lai Lai’.

Rocking it Girls in music

May 10, 2019 10:21 am

The band primarily performs at events where they cover Nepali classics and sing their original “Thaha Chaina Bholi Ke Hola” before enthusiastic crowds. They have also recently launched their YouTube channel and are currently awaiting the release of their new single “Gunji Rahecha”. “There’s definitely an edge to being an all female rock band and we’re likely to raise more eyebrows than any other band but it also comes with a fair share of pressure,” says Renu.

How far would you go for the love of dancing? A South Korean left her family behind to live in Nepal to “discover herself and explore her artistic expressions.”

American singer Selena Gomez recently revealed that she gets into "trouble" when she talks about the possibility of releasing new music.

A new report on the most commonly hacked passwords from CNN Business reveals that Blink-182 was the most repeated musical artist among the most vulnerable passwords.

copyright rules are in implementation but the piracy is still a major problem for the music industry.  From cassettes to CDs to pen drives, music is now for everyone but the benefits for the real artists disappear in the middle before it reaches to them.

Priyanka Karki and Dilip Rayamajhi starrer song 'Pashupati Ma Sun ko Gajur' was released on Sunday.

The family of Swedish DJ Avicii, who took his own life last year, is releasing new music that he was working on before his death.

Singer Justin Bieber has never shied-away from speaking about his mental health issues and even ensures to regularly update fans about his situation.

Miley Cyrus' shoutout to Drake, in her latest social media post, has given their fans something to talk about. The picture has led to speculations that a possible collaboration is underway.

KABUL, March 17: Each time Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan’s most famous singers, returns to the country of her birth, she braves threats and endures scrutiny right down to her choice of clothes.

Child singer Ashok Darji performed at the National Industrial Trade Fair on Thursday.

Singer Pashupati Sharma stirred much controversy with the satirical song against corruption titled ‘Lootna Sake Loot’.

Singer Mallika Karki was felicitated with ‘Best Female Modern Singer’ award for her latest song ‘Bhram Ma Pareki’.

The makers of the film ‘Notebook’ starring Pranutan Bahl and Zaheer Iqbal had announced that a song in the film rendered by Pakistani singer Atif Aslam will be re-recorded in the aftermath of the deadly Pulwama terror attack which took the lives of 40 Indian CRPF soldiers.

Celebrating women in Nepali music

March 1, 2019 09:43 am

Nepali adhunik geet has always had a devoted audience across the country, albeit a smaller one than popular music. While one can hear and see the songs and videos on radio or TV, there is an entirely different feel to it when you sit amidst other adhunik geet enthusiasts and listen to these tunes of the past, and that too when musicians trained in classical music are lending their voices to it.

‘Mrs Nepal Glam’ kicks off

February 28, 2019 18:01 pm

Glam World Entertainment officially called applications for Second edition of ‘Mrs Nepal Glam-2019’ releasing a press statement on Wednesday.

Director of ‘Nirbhaya Foundation’, Abhaya Subba Weise, along with eight new female singer-songwriters will perform in this year’s ‘Women in Concert’, which is scheduled to take place at Besisahar and Kathmandu on March 2 and 8 respectively.

‘Miss Nepal Peace’ kicks off

February 22, 2019 19:30 pm

Organizer of ‘Miss Nepal Peace’, Next Model Nepal officially called for applicants. Females of age 16 to 28, and who are working in medical field are eligible to participate in the pageant.

Pop rock band The 1975 and DJ Calvin Harris were the main winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, each scooping two prizes at Britain’s annual pop music honors.

L and N model Agency organized ‘Janakpur Fashion Show and Musical event-2019’ on Thrusday at the premises of Masala Cottage.

Paleti to begin again from Friday

February 19, 2019 18:10 pm

Nepalaya’s micro event series, Paleti is all set to continue from Friday after an interval. The event series will start from February 22 to 24 at its regular venue, Nepalaya’s sala.

Paris Hilton to release new music

February 19, 2019 13:05 pm

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has revealed that she is working on new music and it will be out soon. The track will mark her first in 12 years. In 2006 the hotel heiress released her debut album "Paris". The album peaked at Number. 6 on the Billboard 200, and the debut single, "Stars are Blind," reached 18 on the Hot 100."Back in the studio. New music coming soon" Hilton posted on Twitter. In 2008, Hilton announced that she had finished a second album, but it was never released.

On the rise

February 15, 2019 12:55 pm

Baaja will soon be releasing an album and they have already started recording for it. Until then, you can hear them on SoundCloud under ‘Baaja.music’ and ‘Chattra Bahadur Chahari’ or find them on social media like Facebook and Instagram.

Comedy played a large role in a night of all-star musical performances in Los Angeles to honor Parton for her music and philanthropy, hosted by country group Little Big Town.

Forty years ago, hip-hop was little known outside its birthplace, New York -- until the Sugarhill Gang decided to record their rhymes, launching the genre's rise as a dominant cultural and commercial force.

Lil Jon says he understands Maroon 5′s decision to cancel its news conference to discuss the band’s Super Bowl halftime performance with reporters.

Singer Tika Prasain, recently launched  a cover dance video competition to promote her famous song ‘Maya Luki’. Jhapa based dance group, AJ crew bagged the title of the competition. The crew bagged cash prize of Rs 50,000.

Stirring the soul

January 25, 2019 10:28 am

Sambriddhi Ghimire, a 19-year-old student currently on her gap year, remembers she and her dad bonding over Narayan Gopal’s famous song “Kehi mitho baat gara” whilst cooking dinner. Ghimire says she has inherited her father’s love for ‘adhunik geet’ (modern music), as it was called back in the 1950s, and that she still finds herself listening to those songs quite frequently.

Some people get lots of invitations. James Blake gets the right ones.

Jack of many trades, master of music

January 18, 2019 08:10 am

Prasanna Adhikari never knew how to do just one thing. His father, Pratap Adhikari, both a sportsman and a musician, raised him up to be just like him.

‘D’ Winter fashion show & Musical Night concluded on Saturday at the premises of Liquid Lounge & Bar, Durbarmarg. Actor Ramit Dhungana was the chief guest of the event.

Soothing the masses

December 28, 2018 11:04 am

In the late of night if you find yourself at a pub and you hear a band playing before an audience absolutely quiet and riveted, chances are it’s the Phosphenes. The indie band is causing quite the waves among the avid music listening crowd of Nepal. With their focus on storytelling, simple melodies, and enchanting harmonies, Phosphenes is a name received with much adulation in live music sessions. And with their EP released this September, they are looking forward to more success in the days to come.

The podcast playlist

December 28, 2018 10:53 am

Podcasts are more popular than ever. With the success of the true crime investigation podcast, Serial, in 2014, it seems everyone has jumped on the podcast bandwagon and is coming up with their own unique content. The problem is not everything that’s out there is good. And with hundreds, if not thousands, of different podcasts out each week, it can be pretty tough to find ones worth listening to.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Do you love going to restaurants? When somebody needs to hang out and needs to have some good food, restaurant is the first place that crosses the mind. However, the pertinent question remains, “Which restaurant?” The choice of the restaurant depends on various factors.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Veteran musician, Shambhujit Baskota has been working in musical field from the past 42 years. He has produced almost 300 songs till date. Baskota is debuting as a producer through ‘Chauka Dau’. The film is scheduled to release on January 11.

Meet the ‘Bijuli Dai’ Singer

December 16, 2018 12:38 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: When Kelsang Shrestha was an eighth grader, he was caught cheating during Nepali exam. He was actively enrolled in music and learning guitar at that time. Therefore he barely could focus on his exam. But luckily the Nepali teacher did not publicly embarrass him. She rather called him to her room after the exam.

NEW YORK, Dec 7: Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star — but a trying one as a maturing young woman — at the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event, where she was named Woman of the Year.

Booktubing at its best

December 7, 2018 08:28 am

With narratives of great humor and a thousand different way of saying the same the thing, this genre of content creators are fun, intelligent, and extremely perceptive. Here are somebooktubers The Week highly recommends.

For the beautiful sound

December 6, 2018 09:55 am

‘Edward Scissorhands’ star Johnny Depp once said, “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” When there’s music, everything else disappears. For a couple of minutes, we forget the sadness, and enjoy the beauty of sounds. It’s not a lie that everyone is a music fan in this world. People might like different genres but it’s quite surprising when people say they don’t love music. Some people love hiphop, some love pop, others love rock and roll; but all it matters is when they unite as a group:  “Music Lovers”.

Engineering sounds in films

December 4, 2018 09:36 am

He grew up fascinated to the technical and aesthetic essence of music. However, studying sounds and music was actually that caught his fancy. Having spent about a decade in sound designing and film mixing, Uttam Neupane has left immense impressions in the Nepali film industry. He was the sound designer  for films including ‘Mero Euta Sathi Chha’, ‘Mission Paisa’, ‘Loot’, ‘Talakjung Vs. Tulke’, ‘Jerry’ to name a few.

Nepali heartstrings

November 23, 2018 09:40 am

Music has forever been an important part of the Nepali culture. From the day a baby takes his first breath to the moment he breathes his last, music will be around him. Its presence is undeniable through the various courses in his life, in marriage and festivities, in life and in death.

KATHMANDU. Nov 19: Singer Sonna Amatya launched her new song titled ‘Ma Ta Khulla Chu’ through her official YouTube channel.

‘Chyanakuti Jhyai’ released

November 18, 2018 12:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The song ‘Chyanakuti Jhyai’ of ‘Villain’ was released through the official channel of Budha Subba Digital Pvt Ltd on Wednesday. Prominent Nepali singers Anju Panta and Ramchandra Kafle have lent their voices to the song.

Celebrating Tihar

November 13, 2018 09:42 am

The scent of marigolds, fill the air And the lively music, fill the ears Flickering lights, climb the walls And sweets, perfectly shaped and sized

Music through the decades

October 26, 2018 08:13 am

In 2002, Monkey Temple released their first full-length album Black Bee & the Flower. This album was what helped the band create a buzz and gather a loyal fan base, especially due to the two popular tracks, Sangai Bachauna and Acoustic 11.

NEW YORK, Oct 25: Justin Timberlake says he is postponing his Wednesday night concert in New York City because his vocal cords are “severely bruised.”

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 15: It’s Dashain and Dashain is incomplete without music. And music has its own language that is captivating to all age group. Likewise, the teenagers from Bhaktapur are also drawn to traditional music that is played during Dashain. The traditional music which was once ignored, have gained its popularity again.

Souls of My City: Harmonium man

October 14, 2018 10:38 am

The sound of harmonium resonates across a narrow alley in Ason throughout the day. Rup Narayan Shah, 54, is responsible for the constant buzz.

5 things about Trishna Gurung

October 8, 2018 08:52 am

After a gap of five years, Trisha Gurung made a return to music with her first solo album. She began her musical journey with ‘Khani Ho Yahmu’. Wih her debut song, Gurung won many admirers. It further inspired her to compose additional songs. Currently, the singing diva is busy recording an original composition.  She aims to release her new single in the next two months.