Arts & Culture
Yacoub Shaheen, 23, follows in the footsteps of Mohammed Assaf who won the televised singing competition four years ago.
by Emeric Fohlen
by Annette Ekin
Arts & Culture14 Oct 2016 04:43 GMT
When they gave the Nobel Peace Prize to Obama it was a time of hope in America. This is a time of despair.
Arts & Culture13 Oct 2016 12:39 GMT
US musician wins prestigious award for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Music26 Jun 2016 08:01 GMT
Newly created Refugee Orchestra Project seeks to highlight the role refugees play in American culture and society.
Pakistan22 Jun 2016 21:37 GMT
One of Pakistan's most renowned qawwali performers is shot dead by gunmen in the southern port city of Karachi.
Turkey19 Jun 2016 18:20 GMT
Tear gas used to disperse protest against attack in which fans of UK band were beaten for drinking beer during Ramadan.
Middle East13 Jun 2016 11:15 GMT
Naqsh Duo is a musical project that aims to bring Iran's forgotten ethnic musical voices into the international scene.
War & Conflict27 May 2016 03:43 GMT
In bid to revive cultural heritage, officials announce support fund for local talent persecuted by Taliban.
Social media16 May 2016 18:32 GMT
Social media reacts after US president says Nordic country's good governance might be linked to its heavy metal culture.
Music14 Apr 2016 18:46 GMT
Financial outlook for independent musicians can be bleak, but ambition to make music and getting heard keeps them going.
Arts & Culture14 Mar 2016 04:26 GMT
South by Southwest helped Austin become a capital of cool but hastened the process of displacing many.
Arts & Culture05 Mar 2016 21:33 GMT
Founder says more Congolese attend concerts now compared with 10 years ago when audiences were dominated by expats.
Turkey01 Mar 2016 20:11 GMT
Turkish religious authority refuses to allow musician imam Tuzer to perform at a concert hosted by Porto's art museum.
Refugees03 Feb 2016 13:30 GMT
From fighting neo-Nazis in Stockholm, to being featured in the Hunger Games soundtrack and helping refugees in Lesbos.
Witness27 Jan 2016 15:16 GMT
Benin's Gangbe Brass Band heads to Lagos to perform at the spiritual home of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine.
Arts & Culture22 Jan 2016 10:38 GMT
"Hip-hop is a manifestation of black culture as vital, valuable, strong and self-determining."
by Hamid Dabashi
by Muneera Williams
by El Haqed
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