Celebrities perform during the VH1 Divas 2012 show in Los Angeles, December 16, 2012.
Rock 'n' roll band Second Hand Rose stages rock music influenced by the folk style of dongbei or Northeast China.
Lady Gaga performs onstage during the Rolling Stones final concert of their "50 and Counting Tour" in Newark, New Jersey.
Newcomer British boy band One Direction joined R&B diva Rihanna and British singer Adele to top Billboard's year-end music charts.Top newcomer
Taiwan's singer and actress Cyndi Wang was in Beijing recently to release her new album, Love Or Not, which is her 12th studio album.
Dancing queen Jolin Tsai is inviting her fans to join a big party in Guangzhou on Dec 16. About 90 percent of the songs for the concert will be electrifying dance music.
Feng Haining, the "Queen of Beijing Rock", will perform with Nova Heart at the Midi Award concert in Beijing. Fiery and footloose
Qu Wanting's name is definitely on the top of the list of the best newcomers in the country's music scene in 2012. She released her debut album, Everything in the World.
The iTunes announced that British singer Adele's Grammy-winning album "21" was the top-selling record of 2012 in its US store.
Celebrities perform at the "12-12-12" benefit concert for victims of Superstorm Sandy at Madison Square Garden in New York December 12, 2012.
His last musical performance was with his other daughter, sitarist Anoushka Shankar Wright, on Nov 4 in Long Beach, California.