Category Archives: Industry Insight

India is working out on Wednesdays and Fridays: Spotify data

Listening trends from Spotify highlights which genres are most popular for workouts, the songs and playlists that soundtrack fitness routines, and more Mumbai, 27th September 2023: Visualise this: You put on your trainers and go for a walk in the park, or cardio at the gym. What keeps you going till the end? Often, music. […]

Bhushan Kumar introduces a new property ‘Solos’, a true musical companion kick- starting with Sonu Nigam’s track

Mumbai, 22nd September 2023: Asia’s largest music label T-Series is set to release its new property ‘Solos’ to take the listeners on an enchanting musical journey. This unique collection of songs is your perfect companion for those moments of solitude. The new IP produced by Bhushan Kumar will kick-start from 29th September with a soul-stirring […]

Ty-Ty Smith and Shabz Naqvi launch DESI TRILL MUSIC with Universal Music Group

The label is dedicated to DESI TRILL, new global genre of music that merges South Asian artists and hip-hop Mumbai, 12th September 2023: Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced the launch of DESI TRILL MUSIC, a new label venture led by Ty-Ty Smith and Shabz Naqvi. The label will […]

Believe and Jjust Music join forces to revolutionize Bollywood OST market

Mumbai, 6th September 2023: Believe, one of the world’s leading digital music companies, and Jjust Music, an acclaimed new-age music label celebrated for its string of Indie music hits, have proudly announced a momentous partnership that will redefine the landscape of the Bollywood Original Soundtrack (OST) market by bringing fresh, innovative sounds and unmatched global […]

All About Music’s 7th Edition from 7th-9th of Sept. 2023 at Grand Hyatt-Mumbai is where you need to be!

Mumbai, 30th August 2023: All About Music, India’s biggest music conference, is back again taking place from the 7th till the 9th of September at Grand Hyatt Santacruz Mumbai. All About Music, launched in 2017, is a global gateway into the Indian music market. India’s biggest B2B conference dedicated to music has completed six sold […]

T-Series launches its new property ‘Mitti’: An ode to folk music and budding talent!

Mumbai, 8th August 2023: Asia’s leading music label, T-Series, announced the launch of its new musical property, ‘Mitti’ that explores and pays tribute to folk music from Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana and various other parts of India. This unique project kick-starts with ‘Folk Vibes of Punjab’, an ode to Punjabi folk, with an aim to provide […]

Roland empowers The Dharavi DREAM Project with advanced equipment partnership

Mumbai, 31st July 2023: The Dharavi DREAM Project (TDDP) – An after-school of Hip-Hop, a leading non-governmental organization dedicated to empowering under-resourced hip-hop talents, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Roland, a renowned name in the music gear industry. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for The Dharavi DREAM Project, as we join […]

Spotify data reveals the South Asian music that appeals to the diaspora

Recent data from the audio streaming platform shows that the South Asian diaspora is listening to a variety of genres, led strong by Bollywood and Punjabi Mumbai, 21st July 2023: To celebrate this year’s South Asian Heritage Month, Spotify leaned into consumption trends on the platform to understand which genres of music, artists, and songs […]

AWAL launches in India and South Asia

AWAL will work closely with Sony Music India to establish presence in the India and South Asia Region for the first time, following the acquisition of Indian music distribution company OKListen Based in Mumbai, AWAL will be led by OKListen Founder, Vijay Basrur Mumbai, 28th June 2023 – AWAL announced today the launch of AWAL […]

Bombay High Court upholds rights of IPRS against private FM Radio broadcasters

Mumbai, 5th May 2023: In a landmark judgment, the Bombay High Court upheld the rights of The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (“IPRS”) against private FM radio broadcasters. The judgement by Hon’ble Mr Justice Manish Pitale of the Bombay High Court in the cases titled IPRS v Rajasthan Patrika Pvt Ltd and IPRS v Music […]