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Ashanthi nominated for Bite My Music award

Ashanthi nominated for Bite My Music award

🕔20:52, 20.Mar 2012

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 ACT category and BEST HIP HOP ACT category of the awards. The singer recently bagged

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Alternative Sunday part 2

Alternative Sunday part 2

🕔08:39, 18.Mar 2012

  If you thought Alternative Sunday was just out of this world get ready for Alternative Sunday part 2 is here and will dish out more amazing sounds from some kick-ass Rock N Roll, Metal And Dubstep bands. And to

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Tweet war between MIA and Cooper on Lanka

Tweet war between MIA and Cooper on Lanka

🕔17:32, 15.Mar 2012

Outspoken hip-hop star M.I.A. and CNN newsman Anderson Cooper have settled their differences following a war of words via Twitter.com on Wednesday (14Mar12) over Sri Lanka’s secret war with the Tamil Tigers. The Paper Planes hitmaker, whose father Arul Pragasam

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Olivia Newton John in Sri Lanka

Olivia Newton John in Sri Lanka

🕔16:48, 14.Mar 2012

The star of the hit movie Grease and Grammy award winning singer Olivia Newton John will be in Sri Lanka next month as part of her Asian tour. John, who acted alongside John Travolta in Grease, will perform at the

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Divas come alive at Silk

Divas come alive at Silk

🕔09:27, 13.Mar 2012

A group of young talented female singers took to the stage at DIVAS ‘LIVE’ at the Silk club in Colombo on March 10 and put on a performance which gripped the audience. The concept behind DIVAS ‘LIVE’ was to show that

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Alston’s video premiers at Cricket final

Alston’s video premiers at Cricket final

🕔22:46, 1.Mar 2012

The new video of Sri Lankan born musician Alston Koch will premiere at the Commonwealth Bank tri-series cricket final on Sunday at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia. According to a statement by Sony Music International this could well be the first

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Malaysia cancels Erykah Badu show over ‘Allah tattoos’

Malaysia cancels Erykah Badu show over ‘Allah tattoos’

🕔13:43, 29.Feb 2012

Malaysia has cancelled a concert by US singer Erykah Badu after a publicity photo showed her with the Arabic word for “Allah” tattooed on her upper body. Officials say the photo of Ms Badu in The Star newspaper was “an

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Alternative Sundays to hit Colombo

Alternative Sundays to hit Colombo

🕔13:59, 23.Feb 2012

For the longest time Metal heads found an affinity towards Dubstep, but never really had the chance of moshing to it, perhaps in the confinement of a private space but never in bigger venues but hey now that rock n

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Monks fume over Sinhala track

Monks fume over Sinhala track

🕔08:25, 14.Feb 2012

Buddhist monks have expressed anger over a Sinhala song by the Sri Lankan band ‘Daddy’ as it allegedly disrespects Buddhism. The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) has said that the song could inflame public hatred but added that there were no

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Adele wins big at Grammy awards

Adele wins big at Grammy awards

🕔09:09, 13.Feb 2012

British soul diva Adele won the best song of the year Grammy for “Rolling in the Deep” on Sunday, her fourth prize at the music industry’s annual awards show in Los Angeles. Adele, nominated in six categories at the Grammys,

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Hollywood Reacts To Whitney Houston’s Death

Hollywood Reacts To Whitney Houston’s Death

🕔07:54, 12.Feb 2012

The celebrity community has reacted with shock and sadness over the loss of Whitney Houston. Whitney, who reigned as pop music’s queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage

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Beyonce and Jay-Z share baby pic

Beyonce and Jay-Z share baby pic

🕔18:12, 11.Feb 2012

Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have shared the first pictures of their daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. The superstar couple – who welcomed their first child into the world on January 7 – unveiled a set of intimate family shots on social

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MIA shows the middle finger at Super Bowl

MIA shows the middle finger at Super Bowl

🕔09:28, 6.Feb 2012

Controversial Sri Lankan born singer MIA showed the middle finger on Live television during the American Super Bowl halftime show over the weekend forcing the authorities to slap a fine on the US network which broadcast the event. The US

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Doom over Colombo this month

Doom over Colombo this month

🕔21:59, 3.Feb 2012

Sri Lanka’s first metal gig for 2012, Doom Over Colombo, will be held at the Women’s International Hall in Colombo this month. Presented by Hela Distribution and Ironwardrobe records, the metal gig on February 11th will feature a rare line

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Sony international signs up Alston

Sony international signs up Alston

🕔10:17, 1.Feb 2012

  Sony Music International has signed up Sri Lankan born singer Alston Koch to distribute his latest album “Don’t Funk With Me” set to be released next week. While so many Asians have been signed up with regional Sony Music

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Ashanthi wins top South Asian music award

Ashanthi wins top South Asian music award

🕔21:27, 25.Jan 2012

Sri Lankan vocalist Ashanthi has won four awards at the Indiego Music Awards – Asia 2012, South Asia’s 1st Music Awards, the Malaysian organizers said today. IndieGo music had its thrills and spills as the social media driven awards announcement

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Lankan takes ‘Kolaveri di’ to another level

Lankan takes ‘Kolaveri di’ to another level

🕔08:31, 28.Dec 2011

The Tamil hit song ‘Kolaveri di’ has become a hit in India and Sri Lanka thanks to its catchy beat and words. Now a Sri Lankan born British singer, Arjun Coomaraswamy has released an English remix of the track in

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Anjuli a “victim” to her music

Anjuli a “victim” to her music

🕔16:23, 27.Dec 2011

She looks up to singer Adele and I guess you can say she sounds like her as well, and at 25 Anjuli Mendis has now kicked off her own musical career after winning a German Radio talent show. Born to

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Kevin Lyttle ready to “turn on” Sri Lanka

Kevin Lyttle ready to “turn on” Sri Lanka

🕔10:04, 27.Dec 2011

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 Agent and Tour Manager from Foreign Exchange Entertainment aka 4X Ent told The Hub in

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Asia’s King of pop says Asia can deliver

Asia’s King of pop says Asia can deliver

🕔17:04, 14.Dec 2011

He has been referred to as ‘Asia’s king of pop’ and he is also the first Sri Lankan to sign a deal with a major international record label, but for Alston Koch enough is not enough and he also feels

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