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19 Sep
Afghan pop star Aryana Saeed, an indefatigable women's rights activist, made only one request of her fiance before heading to Kabul airport when the Taliban took over the city: "just shoot me in the head but don't let them take me away alive".
31 Aug
Going back to live performances is very much on the mind of musicians these days, after months of introspective confinements and home recordings due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. Ben Shemie from Suuns tells us more about his band's new album "The Witness", whose instinctive new sound will soon be taken to the stage, first in their native Canada and then on tour in Europe.
28 Dec 2019
Pop star and fashion icon Taylor Swift will celebrate her 30th birthday this December 13! Her dramatic cat eye makeup and flawless blonde hairdos often steal the show at celebrity events, but here's a review of the "Love Story" singer's best red carpet ensembles through the years.
26 Apr 2019
The pop star released her music video on Thursday (April 25) for single 'Medellin', the first song from her latest album "Madame X".
11 Apr 2019
Uganda pop star and member of parliament Bobi Wine says and his team are ready to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni in elections in order to bring about a change of leadership after over 30 years.
24 Mar 2019
Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw reports on a Danish pop star who is now topping the charts in China.
26 Aug 2017
The pop star releases her first new music in three years.
19 Aug 2017
Pop star Taylor Swift creates fan frenzy and speculation by wiping all her social media accounts.
22 Jul 2017
It is not appropriate for Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to visit China because of his bad behavior, a Chinese state office has said.

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