Avicii was an avatar as much as he was a producer. Exploding on to the scene in 2011 with his unabashedly saccharine hit Levels, the Swedish musician born Tim Bergling represented, depending on where one stood, either the best or worst of dance music’s rise in the United States.
PYONGYANG, Jan 22: Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang’s top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics.
PALM SPRINGS, Dec 18: Keely Smith, a pop and jazz singer known for her solo recordings of jazz standards as well as her musical partnership with Louis Prima, has died of apparent heart failure in Palm Springs. She was 89.
BHAIRAHAWA, June 2: The country recently conducted the historic first phase of local level election in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media on Wednesday organized an interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in some parts of tarai where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts: