Arts & Culture

Paul McCartney to headline 50th Glastonbury music festival

Former Beatles singer to perform at legendary British music festival next June in Somerset, organisers confirm.

Paul McCartney to headline 50th Glastonbury music festival

AJ IMPACT

Ex-label says Taylor Swift can sing her old hits at awards show

The singer said her former label's new owner would not let her perform her songs at the upcoming American Music Awards.

Ex-label says Taylor Swift can sing her old hits at awards show

AJ Impact

Taylor Swift looks for Carlyle Group's help in royalties dispute

Pop singer seeks asset manager's assistance in securing ownership of rights to previously recorded albums.

Taylor Swift looks for Carlyle Group's help in royalties dispute

AJ IMPACT

Tencent Music's revenues find their groove with more paying users

But stiff competition in the social entertainment sector led to a slower-than-expected increase in users.

Tencent Music's revenues find their groove with more paying users

Al Jazeera Selects

Performance: Favela ballet, Kathak and the Circus of My Sun

Rio's favela ballerinas, Karachi's Kathak dancers and Morocco's circus artists use performance to overcome adversity.

United Kingdom

MIA on Assange: 'No one has fought for us the way he has'

British rapper who has long supported WikiLeaks founder tells Al Jazeera why she thinks UK, US are wrong to pursue him.

MIA on Assange: 'No one has fought for us the way he has'

101 East

Taiwan's Dire Straits

We travel to Taiwan to investigate how the self-ruled island is confronting China's calls to reunite with the mainland.

Music

Emel Mathlouthi's journey through music and revolution

Tunisian singer-songwriter whose songs soundtracked the 2011 Arab awakening joins The Stream to showcase her new album.

Emel Mathlouthi's journey through music and revolution

Talk to Al Jazeera

Ballet dancer Isaac Hernandez: Changing Mexico through the arts

The first Mexican lead principal at the English National Ballet believes that dance can help build a better country.

Witness

The Dancer Thieves: A Second Chance for Prisoners in Burkina Faso

A world-famous Burkinabe choreographer teaches inmates to dance, preparing his students for life outside prison.

Europe

Rotterdam to host Eurovision 2020

The port city triumphed over Maastricht to host the beloved musical spectacle.

Rotterdam braces for Eurovision 2020

Algeria

Five killed in Algiers rap concert stampede

This happened as fans thronged the entrance of the August 20 stadium before Algerian rapper Soolking's concert.

Several killed in Algerian rap concert stampede

Kashmir

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Songs about buying land in Kashmir and marrying Kashmiri women garner millions of views in India after status revoked.

India's 'patriotism pop' songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir

Witness

Ghana Controversial: Music from the Ground Up

Young artists in Ghana shake things up as they question global powers and local values with their music.

Lebanon

'Similar to mafias': Lebanese singer Elissa says will quit music

Outspoken singer, who has sold over 30 million albums worldwide, is known for tackling taboo subjects in her music.

'Similar to mafias': Lebanese singer Elissa says will quit music