Terry O’Neill, British Photographer to the stars dies aged 81

  Terry O’Neill British photographer whose work captured iconic images of London’s Swinging Sixties died of prostrate cancer on Saturday night. He photographed iconic celebrities including David Bowie, Elton John, Queen and The Rolling Stones and received a CBE last month for services to photography.   O’Neill dreamed of becoming a jazz drummer ended up…

ByteDance to compete with Spotify and Apple

Bejing-based, TikTok, the Chinese company behind the popular video app is set to go head-to-head with the likes of Spotify and Apple in the music streaming market with the launch of its rival service ByteDance, which is in talks with largest record companies with the largest record companies  like Sony Music, Warner Music and Universal…

Celesial singer honours at Houses of Parliament

On 14th October 2019, Indian singer Dr K J Yesudas was honoured at Houses of Parliament attended by Justice minister Philip MP and Martyn Day MP, Councillor Manu Shahul-Hameed  organised by The UK Event  Life. Celebrating 50+ years of glorious music the iconic Indian singer Dr KJ Yesudas, performing a multilingual musical feast in Malayalam,…

Asian Pop genres

Afghan born Pakistani poetess and writer Fatima Bhutto who studied at Columbia University writes about vast cultural movement emerging from beyond the Western world, displaying truly global in its range and allure, challenging Hollywood, McDonalds and blue jeans.  K-Pop from Korea provide universal satisfaction – not merely as entertainment but on an emotional level too.…

 50 years of the Beatles’ famous album cover of Abbey Road

    Hundreds of people gathered at the famous Abbey Road pedestrian crossing outside the EMI recording studios in London today. On August 8th 1969,  one of the most-copied events in pop music history occurred, as The Beatles- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison gathered for a brief photoshoot outside the EMI…

Tencent to take 10 per cent stake in Universal Music

Tencent is to take a 10 per cent stake in Universal Music, which represents, artists from The Beatles to Taylor Swift, making their attempt to broaden its reach in the global music industry. French Media Conglomerate Vivendi Universal’s owner said  it was in talks to sell the stake to Tencent in a deal that would…

Rihanna is the world richest female musician with £471m fortune

According to Forbes’ annual Rich List, Rihanna is the richest female musician in the world with an estimated fortune of $600, ( £471m) with the majority of that coming from her Fenty Beauty range. She’s overtaken Madonna and Beyonce, who previously topped the list. The 31- year-old has been putting her efforts into her beauty,…

The singer and actress Doris Day dies aged 97

  The star of Calamity Jane and Pillow Talk, born as Mary Ann Von Kapplehoff in Cincinnati, her stage name was even derived from a song Helen Forrest’s Day After Day. Her father was a music teacher and church organist, while her mother loved popular music. It was only after a car accident that left…

Rihanna launching new Fenty fashion line LVMH

  Rihanna, one of the best-selling music artist worldwide, has teamed up with LVMH to create luxury clothing and footwear brand, making the largest luxury group by revenues. Luxury brands like Christian Dior, Dom Perignon Champagne and Sephora owner said the new brand of ready-to-wear shoes and accessories would be named Fenty ready for spring…