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Gauging the popularity of international music in India through YouTube, Shazam and Wynk charts
Entertainment

Gauging the popularity of international music in India through YouTube, Shazam and Wynk charts

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
Arts & Culture

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
Entertainment

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.

Google Nest Mini launched in India at a price of Rs 4,499, available now on Flipkart
News & Analysis

Google Nest Mini launched in India at a price of Rs 4,499, available now on Flipkart

Google Nest Mini smart speaker is available in chalk and charcoal colour options.

All About Music 2019: A by-the-numbers picture of what data from Indian audio-streaming platforms reveals
Entertainment

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

On Independence Day, mapping India's most streamed musicians, 18 states' top-3 acts
Entertainment

On Independence Day, mapping India's most streamed musicians, 18 states' top-3 acts

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 reaches 60 million subscribers globally, still trails behind Spotify
News & Analysis

Apple Music reaches 60 million subscribers globally, still trails behind Spotify

Apple Music has gained 10 million subscribers in the first six months of its launch on June 30.

The best of Music Inc 2019: Discussions on the dominance of film music, streaming services in India
Entertainment

The best of Music Inc 2019: Discussions on the dominance of film music, streaming services in India

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
Entertainment

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.

Music Inc. 2.0: Shubha Mudgal, Raftaar, Ankur Tiwari to be part of the conference's second edition
Life

Music Inc. 2.0: Shubha Mudgal, Raftaar, Ankur Tiwari to be part of the conference's second edition

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

Making of an Audiophile: How to find audiophile-grade recordings of Indian music
News & Analysis

Making of an Audiophile: How to find audiophile-grade recordings of Indian music

A look at how to source high-quality tracks and how to train your ears to hear the difference.

Bollywood's dominance and Punjabi pop singles: What to expect from India’s official music chart
Entertainment

Bollywood's dominance and Punjabi pop singles: What to expect from India’s official music chart

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 is preparing to launch a free, ad-supported music streaming service soon
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Amazon is preparing to launch a free, ad-supported music streaming service soon

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
Entertainment

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.

Apple Music vs Gaana vs JioSaavn vs YouTube Music: The Indian music streaming market is heating up
News & Analysis

Apple Music vs Gaana vs JioSaavn vs YouTube Music: The Indian music streaming market is heating up

With nearly 2 billion users, YouTube is the biggest platform for streaming music.

JioSaavn and Gaana subscription charges dropped by 70 percent; to cost Rs 299 annually
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JioSaavn and Gaana subscription charges dropped by 70 percent; to cost Rs 299 annually

JioSaavn and Gaana's premium version's monthly subscription now costs Rs 99.

YouTube Music looks promising, fills in gaps found on other streaming platforms
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YouTube Music looks promising, fills in gaps found on other streaming platforms

Think of YouTube Music as a subset of YouTube. As a result, YouTube Music gets all the recommendation chops

Paytm First subscription model launched at Rs 750 annually: Here's how it works
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Paytm First subscription model launched at Rs 750 annually: Here's how it works

Paytm First is an attempt to take on the likes of Amazon Prime and Flipkart Plus in India.

Spotify comes to India: How the app may fare in comparison to peers, and why streaming is fundamentally evil
Entertainment

Spotify comes to India: How the app may fare in comparison to peers, and why streaming is fundamentally evil

Spotify is alleged to have one of the more sophisticated algorithms around, making the process of discovery a particularly enjoyable one, as well as curated playlists

Spotify vs Apple Music vs JioSaavn vs Gaana vs Google Music: A comparison of services
News & Analysis

Spotify vs Apple Music vs JioSaavn vs Gaana vs Google Music: A comparison of services

Spotify bags the title of the most subscribed music streaming platform in the world at 207 million.