MENTION progressive metal masters Dream Theater and instantly, the name Mike Portnoy comes to mind.
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SHE narrowly missed out on winning the prestigious Mercury Prize (yearly UK music award) last week. But London soul singer Jessie Ware’s still got enough mileage out of her debut, Devotion, to have a long career ahead of her.
PHOTO: Courtesy of Feng Chi
TALL Mountains is a big name for the quiet music of Singaporean singer-songwriter Sydney Yeo.
CHART-TOPPING hits. Check. Massive international fanbase. Check. Sold-out concerts. Check.
YOU either love Lana Del Rey or you think she’s mopey and boring or, worse, an absolute fake.
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Though a tiger nearly mauled her, she ended every day in tears because she could not bear to see the abuse some animals that she had to deal with were subjected to.
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Taiwanese pop idol Show Luo summed up the night’s general sentiment in one powerful sentence.
TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh
AT 1.49m tall, Ms Celine Chan is 16cm shorter than the minimum required height for most beauty pageant contestants.
But the 32-year-old finally has a real shot at the crown, at a special pageant for petite women here.
TNP PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
K-pop fans were surprised - and then went delirious - on Friday (Nov 2) when one of Korea's hottest quartets - 2NE1 - showed up at Read Bridge, Clarke Quay for a surprise showcase.
WHEN the four remaining Jackson brothers roll into town in December for their Unity tour, will it be a big cry-fest for Michael?
Not at all, according to Tito Jackson.
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