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· August, 2009

Stories about Music from August, 2009

31 August 2009

Ghana: Top 10 Ghanaians songs of 2009

Ghana: Busta Rhymes in Accra

Bahamas: Living Off Art

Malaysia: Muslims can’t watch “immoral” concerts

The political party which banned the concerts of Beyonce, Avril Lavigne and Gwen Stefani in Malaysia is now proposing to ban the "sinful" Michael Learns to Rock concert. Malaysian Muslims...

18 August 2009

Azerbaijan: Eurovision voting scandal

Although held in May, some media outlets in Azerbaijan last week reported that 43 people who voted for the Armenian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest have been identified by...

12 August 2009

Cuba: Concert for Peace?

The Cuban Institute of Music has announced that popular Colombian singer Juanes is scheduled to perform at a "concert for peace" in Havana come September 20th. Cuban bloggers are divided...

Russia, Ukraine: Music vs Politics

9 August 2009

Greece: Armenian singer passes away

Unknown to most Armenians, but loved by many Kurds for his songs sung in the Kurmanji dialect of Kurdish, Aram Tigran has passed away in Athens, Greece. Born in 1934...

Hungary: Bloggers Mourn Tamás Cseh

It's very hard to explain the role of singer Tamás Cseh, who died in Hungary this week, in the life of the young generations willing to understand their parents' socialist...