Kolkata: To groom young music talent under the tutelage of renowned singers like Kavitha Krishnamurthy and Hariharan, the Indian Idol Academy is opening up music learning centres in 50 cities.
The academy's co-founder Sourabh J Sarkar said they have successfully test-launched their unique 'OmniDEL' learning platform in Ahmedabad and Delhi recently after which they are planning to start 50 centres across India.
London: Pop star Miley Cyrus has revealed that she still has strong feelings for her former fiance, actor Liam Hemsworth.
The 21-year-old singer split from the 'Hunger Games' star in September last year following four years of on-off dating, reportedly. Speaking on Australia's 'Sunday Night' show, Miley said, "I love Liam, Liam loves me."
It was believed Cyrus' hit single 'Wrecking Ball' was inspired by her failed relationship with the 24-year-old hunk and she says the track is about freedom. "It's about finding yourself. I had to set myself free."--PTI
London: Glamour model Kelly Brook says she punched her former boyfriend Danny Cipriani when he gave a stripper his phone number.
Brook, 34, who split from her former lover in August last year after he allegedly cheated on her, has written about her relationship in her autobiography 'Up Close', and revealed her reaction to the incident which occurred during a trip to Las Vegas, reportedly.
Los Angeles: Former 'Melrose Place' star Ashlee Simpson and her fiance Evan Ross tie the knot at the home of the groom's mother, Diana Ross, in Connecticut.
The couple's wedding was planned and officiated by Diana, reported a magazine.
Ashlee, 29, wore a pearl-embellished wedding gown combined with USD 750,000-worth of Neil Lane jewelry and tiara. Her hair was styled in beachy waves. Meanwhile, Evan wore a black velvet tuxedo with white silk trim. Ashlee's son, Bronx, walked her down the aisle.
London, Sept 1 - Kate Bush has set a new album chart record by becoming the first woman to have eight albums in the charts at the same time.
The 56-year-old singer's two albums are in the top 10 of the new chart, and eight albums overall in the top 40, the BBC reported.
Official Charts Company chief executive, Martin Talbot, said the Brit's singer new live shows had created a huge stir, but for them to help push her catalogue to make such a significant sales impact was further evidence of the love that the British public had for Bush's music, from generation to generation.
London, Sept 1 - Miley Cyrus, who has been often criticized for her "twerking" skills, has blamed gender discrimination for the controversy saying that Elvis Presley never received any criticism for his hip gyrations in the 1950s.
The 'Wrecking Ball' singer said that Presley was a symbol of sex but no one would have ever called the late singer on it because he wasn't a girl, the Daily Express reported.
The 21-year-old songstress asserted that it was that double standard and according to her she was doing something for the double standard.
London, Sept 1 - Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick has died at the age of 67 as he was suffering from congestive heart failure, it has been revealed.
The Brit bass player's son, Drew Cornick, said that the musician had been receiving hospice care before he died and his father was brilliant and argumentative until the day he died, the BBC reported.
Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson also paid his condolences to Cornick saying that Cornick was a man of great bonhomie and he was always ready to befriend anyone especially the fellow musicians.
London, Sept 1 - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who are reportedly planning to spend their honeymoon in Malta, recently paid 120K pounds to locals to leave Malta Island.
The Hollywood duo want to spend some time alone as they shoot for their raunchy blockbuster in Malta, the Daily Star reported.
A source spilled the beans saying that a lot of people had agreed to leave the island so that the couple could have some privacy and 120,000pounds was a very alluring offer.
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