Buzzing: Second chance to grab Backstreet Boys concert tickets

Second chance to grab Backstreet Boys concert tickets

More tickets to Backstreet Boys’ concert at the National Stadium will go on sale today. Some 20,000 tickets were snapped up within two hours of going on sale recently.

The new tickets are priced at $248, $208 and $188 for the show on Oct 21.

Kiri Te Kanawa to retire Opera star

Kiri Te Kanawa has announced her retirement. The 73-year-old told the BBC: “I don’t want to hear my voice. It is in the past. When I’m teaching young singers and hearing beautiful young fresh voices, I don’t want to put my voice next to theirs.”

YouTube star PewDiePie apologises

YouTube’s most-watched blogger PewDiePie has apologised for using a racial slur while playing a livestreamed video game. The 27-year-old Swede, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, had used the N-word in an expletive-laden tirade against his opponent.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe