pop music

Robbie Williams, Sam Smith to perform in Israel in 2023

The Summer in the City music festival will take place across two days in May-June in Park Hayarkon in Tel Aviv.

Nissim Black in a field wearing traditional Hasidic garb. (Tziporah Litman/Courtesy of Black)

Nissim Black's new Hanukkah song 'Victory' fights against antisemitism

The song is about taking a stance against anti-Jewish discrimination as well as the story of Hanukkah.

Global Spotify Wrapped: How do you compare?

What are Spotify's highest-earning albums and tracks from 2022 and have you listened yet?

Sony Music is turning to Israel for the next generation of international music stars

The project, which will mark Sony’s first venture into the Israeli music market, aims to develop and break artists from Israel with international appeal.

K-pop stars BTS to serve military duty

All able-bodied men in South Korea aged between 18 and 28 must serve in the military for between 18 and 21 months as part of efforts to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.


Noa Kirel hosts US sensation Gayle in Tel Aviv

During a brief break from a European tour, the 18-year-old TikTok star with the huge hit single “abcdefu,” joined the Israeli superstar onstage for two songs.

Britney Spears Israel

Britney Spears makes musical comeback with Elton John duet

Her father Jamie Spears, who had sought the court-imposed arrangement in 2008, was removed as conservator in September.


DJ Tiesto to perform at Timna Park

The all-night festival, to be held October 20, will limit entrance to fans who are 20 years old and up. It will also feature additional artists, who are yet to be announced.

Lizzo quickly rereleases 'Grrrls' after receiving backlash for ableist language

“Grrrls,” American artist Lizzo’s new single, has been re-released after sparking a social-media backlash by Lizzo's fans for using ableist language. Fans have asked Lizzo to “do better.”

By Sydney Maud

Troubled Israeli superstar of the 1970s gets tribute in an exhibit at Haifa City Museum

The Israeli may have become an international success, particularly in the French-speaking world, but he was beset by personal demons.

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