Dolly Parton (AP Photo/Mark J Terrill, File)

Dolly Parton donates $1M to COVID-19 research, will also read children’s books online every week  

Country icon Dolly Parton is making a big donation to help fund coronavirus research, as well as taking time out every week to read children’s books online to kids everywhere.

Badshah and Jacqueline Fernandez in Genda Phool

In a bid to quell plagiarism charges, Badshah tries to contact original lyricist

After facing plagiarism charges Badshah tries reaching out to the lyricist, Ratan Kahar
 

Dua Lipa (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Dua Lipa's new album Future Nostalgia is a party with a purpose and messages of hope, equality

Put on Dua Lipa’s sophomore album and you’ll experience a party — a collection of upbeat, dance-flavoured, power-pop gems that could brighten your day.

Ellis Marsalis (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis, father of Wynton and Branford, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.

Karsh Kale

What are you doing tonight at 9 pm? Gear up for Karsh Kale’s virtual concert

The celebrated musician is also known for his collaborations with Anoushka Shankar, Nora Jones, Sting and the late maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Amjad Ali Khan (Photo: IANS)

COVID-19 like 'big earthquake that has shaken the entire world': Ustad Amjad Ali Khan calls for peace, compassion

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan feels the Coronavirus is, "almost like a big earthquake that has shaken the entire world".

Sir Elton John (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Elton John-led concert raises $8M with Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and others; Rihanna opens her purse again

The Elton John-led starry benefit concert that featured Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys on Sunday has raised nearly $8 million to battle the coronavirus.

Tarun Balani

Tarun Balani's project Seasonal Affected Beats releases its debut EP

The album is about climate change and is said to be inspired by Amitav Ghosh’s book The Great Derangement
 

Alan Merrill (Source: Internet)

Alan Merrill, I Love Rock 'n' Roll songwriter dies of COVID-19 at age 69

Musician Alan Merrill, co-writer and singer of the original version of I Love Rock 'n' Roll, died on Sunday of complications from coronavirus, at the age of 69.

JBabe, Beluga and Kumail

Indian ambient and lo-fi music that you can listen to while you work from home

We round-up some acts that play textural, chillwave and synthwave music 

Ronan Keating and wife Storm (Photo: IANS)

Pop star Ronan Keating and fashion designer wife Storm welcome second child, a baby girl

Pop singer Ronan Keating and his fashion designer wife Storm have announced the arrival of their second baby.

Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)

Legendary Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at his Krakow home at age 86

Krzysztof Penderecki, an award-winning conductor and one of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers, died on Sunday. He was 86.

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam releases a new album, Gigaton, with references to climate change and president Trump

Sonically, the album is more punk and experimental than the band’s grunge, rock and roll style