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Vinyl records make a comeback in Vietnam

The hobby of collecting vinyl records has become popular again, not only in foreign markets but also in Vietnam.

Son Tung M-TP's new video a smash hit

A new music video by Vietnamese pop sensation Son Tung M-TP, Có Chắc Yêu Là Đây (Is It Truly Love), has shot to the top of the trending YouTube Vietnam charts.


Copyright violations need urgent solutions: VCPMC director

Violating copyright is a challenge to the development of the country’s music industry. Composer Dinh Trung Can, general director of the Viet Nam Centre for Protecting Music Copyright (VCPMC), 

Folk songs strive for popularity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Young musicians and producers are driving the music industry, but many artists said their work, while popular, lacks gravitas and is too focused on love themes.

HCM City Conservatory hosts first summer music camp

The HCM City Music Conservatory is organising a summer music camp to provide participating youth with a platform to showcase their talents during their annual break from school.

A unique music house in Hanoi

Two siblings Tran Dai Duong and Tran Hai Dang have had an idea to turn the whole space of their house in Hanoi from the ground floor to a part of level 2 to exhibit a huge collection of vinyl discs and vintage musical stuffs.

Striking the right chords abroad

A Vietnamese-Germany music producer and DJ based in Berlin, Chi Thanh, was nominated for the Grammy Award in the Latin Rock category for the song Lipstick in 2004, alongside well-known American musician Desmond Child and others.

Beyonce leads Grammy nominations as pop, R&B dominates top fields

 Beyonce got a leading nine Grammy nominations on Tuesday, followed by Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West with eight nods each, as pop, R&B and hip hop took center stage in the contest for the music industry's highest honors.

Vietnamese divas plan Autumn Reunion

 VietNamNet Bridge – Beautiful songs about Ha Noi’s autumn will be performed at the DIVA Viet Nam: Autumn Reunion concert that will be held at Friendship Palace on August 13.

2015 UK Film Week in Vietnam to take place

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 2015 UK Film Week in Vietnam will take place at CGV cinemas in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City from November 4 to 12, according to an announcement by British Council Vietnam.

Australian musician takes his time to enrich local music scene

 VietNamNet Bridge – The music industry in HCM City has developed recently with not only domestic but also international musicians contributing to the phenomenon.

Bobbi Kristina Brown: Whitney Houston daughter's condition unknown

 Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late US singer Whitney Houston, is in hospital in an unknown condition after being found unresponsive in a bathtub.

Lounge singer adds fresh touch to pre-war music

 VietNamNet Bridge – With a unique gritty voice coupled with precise singing techniques, singer Le Quyen is achieving success in bringing back the pre-war genre of music.

New albums mark start of festive season

 VietNamNet Bridge – Music industry stakeholders are engaged in a race to release new albums for the upcoming holiday season, but those with more experience are likely to do better in the market.

Soprano superstar comes back with a bang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Pop singer Ho Quynh Huong was born in 1980 in the northern province of Quang Ninh. She graduated from the Military College of Culture and Arts in 2002 and has since become one of the country's top sopranos.

Savvy musicians make their mark

 VietNamNet Bridge – Young musicians and producers are initiating new trends in Viet Nam's music industry with innovative products and fresh singing talent.