2021 in charts: Bollywood scored high with Shershaah hits, rivalled by non-film music, Punjabi hip-hop, K-Pop
As the most played tracks of the year across streaming platforms in India (listed below) shows, the biggest hits are still coming from Bollywood films, even those that did not have a theatrical release.
The current monetary value of India’s music industry, according to Vikram Mehra, the managing director of Saregama and the current chairman of trade body the Indian Music Industry, stands at Rs 1,300 to Rs 1,500 crore.
First official music chart, 2020 growth, streaming service subscriptions: The good, bad and neutral for Indian music biz
The IMI has unveiled India’s first official music chart, which somewhat ironically is a top 20 that ranks the most popular international singles in our country based on streams from three foreign services — Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Prime Music.
We seem to have a fondness for female pop stars, for we’re the No 2 nation for Camila Cabello, Ellie Goulding, Hailee Steinfeld and Selena Gomez.
Tamil Nadu’s folk artists strike new-found resonance amid COVID-19 — a reminder of the role they played in past epidemics
Marginalised and subaltern forms of musical expression, performing arts and literature have historically fulfilled a range of purposes in Tamil Nadu. Under the lockdown, the fate of their proponents remains uncertain
2019 in music streaming: Luka Chuppi, Kabir Singh emerge as biggest Indian albums, Old Town Road dominates US, UK charts
For all the talk at conferences about non-film music staking its claim in the hearts of Indian listeners, the year-end streaming charts are dominated by Bollywood, and to some extent, English-language hits. Perhaps 'Duniyaa' is the default No. 1 song of the year, and its parent soundtrack Luka Chuppi the joint biggest album of 2019 along with the Kabir Singh OST.
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All About Music 2019: A by-the-numbers picture of what data from Indian audio-streaming platforms reveals
Data of the kind that should be in the public domain is guarded like a trade secret in the music industry and among the rare instances it’s shared is at conferences like All About Music
To mark Independence Day, we decided to find out what listeners across the country are playing the most and obtained from audio-streaming service Gaana a list of the three most-streamed acts in 19 of India’s states over the last six months.
Apple Music has gained 10 million subscribers in the first six months of its launch on June 30.
Despite the snafus – occasionally clueless hosts and sloppy stage management – Music Inc was worth the while where it mattered the most: the presentations and the panel discussions.
From evaluating listenership to mainstream success: The evolving relationship between indie musicians and streaming services
When music industry folk speak of streaming services, they are typically referring to the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Prime Music and their Indian counterparts Gaana, JioSaavn, Wynk and Hungama. But as the panelists pointed out, Bandcamp, Soundcloud and YouTube are equally important in building an act’s career. Take, for instance, the best-known artist on Brar’s roster, Nucleya.
For Music Inc. 2.0, the curatorial team has devised the theme 'Music at the intersections, creating a sustainable roadmap for the music industry' to initiate conversations that address opportunities and create intersections between industries, agencies, brands, technology, and music business
A look at how to source high-quality tracks and how to train your ears to hear the difference.
It will be a 50-position all-genre singles chart based on radio airplay and data from five audio-streaming services, Apple Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Spotify and Wynk.
Amazon's free streaming service is essentially meant to work on Alexa-enabled devices.
Charting Gully Boy's impact on Mumbai's hip-hop scene — from new record labels to bringing the genre into the limelight
It’s been almost two months since the release, and success, of Gully Boy so I thought it would be a good time to write about just how much of an impact the film has had on the hip-hop scene in Mumbai, from which it was inspired.
With nearly 2 billion users, YouTube is the biggest platform for streaming music.
JioSaavn and Gaana's premium version's monthly subscription now costs Rs 99.
Think of YouTube Music as a subset of YouTube. As a result, YouTube Music gets all the recommendation chops