Music

Singing for ‘Lucky’

DETERMINED to walk away with the Kaila! Star Search 2018 award, Kathleen Hill says all preparation towards that is for her late friend Akuila Salavuki. Mr Salavuki, commonly known as ‘Lucky’, was allegedly murdered at...

Kumar’s bhajan journey

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people.” These were the sentiments of 38-year-old Anuj Kumar who lives in Waidradra, Navua, and is a prominent bhajan (devotional song) artist. We caught up with Kumar at his latest bhajan competition at Rampur College in Navua last Saturday. His interest in bhajan began in his...

Singer Chris Brown arrested on battery warrant in Florida

(Reuters) – U.S. singer Chris Brown was arrested in West Palm Beach, Florida, late on Thursday on a felony battery warrant issued by Tampa police, police said. Brown, 29, whose previous legal troubles include assaulting singer Rihanna in 2009, was released after posting a $2,000 bond, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Local news...

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ shatters global records with one billion streams

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Canadian rapper Drake shattered records with his new album “Scorpion,” which became the first to score one billion streams in its first week and also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album charts. Drake’s record company, Republic Records, said the 31-year-old musician, who was the biggest seller in 2016,...

Music day to promote Fijian artists

THE public is invited to be part of the World Music Day and also support local musicians at the Fiji Museum tomorrow. The occasion is being organised by the Alliance Francaise de Suva and is celebrated every year in France on June 21 since 1982. Alliance Francaise de Suva director,Thomas Feldstein said this event was...

Singing for ‘Lucky’

DETERMINED to walk away with the Kaila! Star Search 2018 award, Kathleen Hill says all preparation towards that is for her late friend Akuila Salavuki. Mr Salavuki, commonly known as ‘Lucky’, was allegedly murdered at the Suva Foreshore in May. The 21-year-old Hill, who was a close friend of Mr Salavuki, said when she was...

Kumar’s bhajan journey

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people.” These were the sentiments of 38-year-old Anuj Kumar who lives in Waidradra, Navua, and is a prominent bhajan (devotional song) artist. We caught up with Kumar at his latest bhajan competition at Rampur College in Navua last Saturday. His interest in bhajan began in his...

Singer Chris Brown arrested on battery warrant in Florida

(Reuters) – U.S. singer Chris Brown was arrested in West Palm Beach, Florida, late on Thursday on a felony battery warrant issued by Tampa police, police said. Brown, 29, whose previous legal troubles include assaulting singer Rihanna in 2009, was released after posting a $2,000 bond, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Local news...

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ shatters global records with one billion streams

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Canadian rapper Drake shattered records with his new album “Scorpion,” which became the first to score one billion streams in its first week and also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album charts. Drake’s record company, Republic Records, said the 31-year-old musician, who was the biggest seller in 2016,...

Music day to promote Fijian artists

THE public is invited to be part of the World Music Day and also support local musicians at the Fiji Museum tomorrow. The occasion is being organised by the Alliance Francaise de Suva and is celebrated every year in France on June 21 since 1982. Alliance Francaise de Suva director,Thomas Feldstein said this event was...

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