Currently on tour, Helene Fischer plays to huge sellout crowds. Attracting a new, younger generation of fans, the superstar is reinventing the traditional "Schlager" sound.
An Israeli court ordered two New Zealanders to pay a fine of over €10,000 for having spurred Lorde to cancel a Tel Aviv concert. The duo said they would fundraise instead of paying — and they've already raised thousands.
She has been criticized for avoiding all political issues, but now the influential pop singer Helene Fischer has "broken the silence," joining the chorus of voices against violence and racism.
It's not over until the fat lady sings, but for many emerging bands in the British music industry, a no-deal Brexit could be a career-ending moment, Rob Mudge reports.
Germany's biggest Schlager festival came to Hamburg at the weekend. DW profiles this uniquely European music genre, which combines traditional folk, Johann Strauss waltzes and pop sensibilities with kitschy stage antics.
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