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· December, 2013

Stories about Music from December, 2013

Ukrainian Protesters Play Lennon's “Imagine” Live to Riot Police

Pakistan Idol Makes Some Music Dreams Come True, Crushes Others

Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.

Pussy Riot Free to Tweet at Last!

‘Round the Christmas Tree in Trinidad & Tobago

The Caribbean Just Might Be The Next Big Thing in Music

With the recent victories of performers like Tessanne Chin and Bunji Garlin, Caribbean music appears to be emerging as the next big thing.

South Korean Military Bans ‘Arirang’, Country's Iconic and Beloved Song

Video:Mo Money, Mo Fazhan

Bangladesh Breaks Human Flag, National Anthem World Records on Victory Day

27,117 volunteers stood with red and green placards to form the Bangladesh flag. More than 300,000 people sang the national anthem.

Popularizing the Hmong Qeej Musical Instrument through YouTube

Glimpses Into São Tomé and Príncipe's Art and Culture Biennial

Pashto Singer Ghazala Javed's Ex-Husband Sentenced to Death for Her Murder

During her lifetime, Ghazala Javed bravely defied Taliban pressure to stop singing and spoke up against creeping Talibanization in her hometown Swat.

Jamaican Songstress Tessanne Chin Wins “The Voice”

Caribbean netizens are celebrating the victory of Jamaica's Tessanne Chin on the popular music reality show, The Voice - as well they should be - their votes helped her win!

Explaining the Evergrowing Tradition of “Chanté Nwèl” (Singing Christmas) in the French West Indies

Jurrat – Marking First Anniversary of the Delhi Gang-rape

On Twitter, Peruvians Remember Song Dedicated to Mandela

Music Lovers Remember King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau

"Africa has lost a true legend in the music fraternity. #Tabuley's music inspired many both young & old. We will dearly miss you."

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