Grammys criticized for not featuring Cole

Supporters of Natalie Cole took to social media late Monday to express frustration that the singer, who died on Dec. 31 of idiopathic pulmonary...

Leading Sri Lankan actor dies

Veteran Sri Lankan award winning actor Joe Abeywickrama died after a brief illness on Wednesday (September 21) in Colombo. The 78 year old actor won...

Sri Lanka almost ruined Grammy winner’s proposal

John Legend's surprise proposal to Chrissy Teigen almost went awry when an airport official in Sri Lanka searched the bag which contained the ring...

Popular singer, comedian Ronnie Leitch has died

Popular singer and comedian Ronnie Leitch, better known as 'Thataya' has died. He passed away in Australia. He was 65 years old. Ronnie Leitch has performed...

Sean Kingston, Nelly in Sri Lanka

World chart topping, award winning singers Sean Kingston and Nelly are scheduled to perform in Sri Lanka at the launch concert of the Carlton...

MIA feels she should be dead by now

MIA has admitted that “she feels like she should have died a long time ago”. The 40-year-old singer grew up in Sri Lanka from an...

Julian Simonsz here for ‘One Night Only’

Of Sri Lankan heritage, Melbourne based Julian Simonsz, made waves with his show stopping blind audition on The Voice Australia 2014. After being dubbed...

Ashanthi launches new music video to tackle Sri Lanka’s alarming suicide rate

Listed as the country with the fourth-highest suicide rate in the world, Sri Lanka is currently grappling with the most devastating national health crisis...

Building bridges with her music

By Ashanthi Warunasuriya Her music has not only taken her to the top of the music industry in Bangladesh but it also saw Sri Lanka...

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wed, a new era dawns

A thousand-year-old English castle echoed with the exhortations of an African-American bishop and a gospel choir on Saturday, as Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, an...

Alternative Sunday 7 to be bigger and better

“Six months ago when we started of Alternative Sunday we had only  4 bands and a small set up and today we’re almost near...

Aerosmith’s next tour not their last says Joe Perry

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says the band's next tour may not be their last. In June, frontman Steven Tyler said that the group is...

Maxi Priest, Diana King and Quino from Big Mountain reach Colombo

Two days from the Sri Lanka’s biggest musical event, the Colombo Music Festival 2018, the headliners have been arriving at Cinnamon Grand Colombo to...

Grammy winner looks to create an impact in Sri Lanka

Grammy award winning, contemporary Christian music singer/songwriter Michael W. Smith says he hopes his music will have some kind of impact and create a...

Karaoke championships – Season one kicks off

Sri Lanka is filled with talented singers and songwriters but a very few make it big. Unearthing that talent is not easy but Anil...

Ashanthi nominated for Bite My Music award

Sri Lankan singer/songwriter Ashanthi has been nominated in two categories at the Bite My Music global awards. Ashanthi has been nominated in the BEST POP...

Kevin Lyttle ready to “turn on” Sri Lanka

Singer Kevin Lyttle arrived in Sri Lanka today (Tuesday December 27) for a one off concert with Iyaz and Mann. An upbeat Brad Hemmings, their...

Iconic star Zsa Zsa Gabor has died

The celebrated Zsa Zsa Gabor — long credited with being the first media personality who was famous simply for being famous — died Sunday,...

Bieber banned from China for ‘bad behaviour’

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China, according to Beijing's Culture Bureau. In a statement, the ministry said it was...

Tony.T quits R.I.O and goes solo

R.I.O frontman Tony.T, the man famous for the tracks ‘After the love’ ‘Shine on’ and ‘Like I live you’ has quit the band and...