Submerge aiming to strengthen foundation of dance...
MUMBAI: For over a decade, Submerge has been bringing big artistes to India. However, despite its large sized party plan, it has not lost its charm of grass-root level activities. Submerge's co-fou...
Madras Cafe, Jaatishwar dominate music awards in...
NEW DELHI: Hindi film 'Madras Cafe' and the Bengali film 'Jaatishwar' dominated the music and sound awards in the 61st National Film Awards. While 'Jaatishwar' received awards for both male ...
VoIP services market revenues to rise to $88...
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Shweta Pandit: I am on a Highway
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Miley Cyrus hospitalised after severe allergic...
MUMBAI: For the second time in ten days Miley Cyrus cancelled another one of her 'Bangerz’ concerts. On Tuesday the 'Adore You’ singer had to pull out of her Kansas City show due to a severe al...
Beyonce and Jay Z rumoured to go on a combined...
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Apple to partner with Shazam for song...
MUMBAI: If reports are to be believed, Apple is all set to launch a feature that will update users about a song and artistes without additional downloads. For this the company is partnering with Sh...
Adi & Suhail all set to launch debut album...
MUMBAI: Delhi based duo Adi & Suhail will be releasing their debut album 'Culture Code Landscape' later this month. The nine-track album is a classic Electro-Rock Fusion collection by the Delhi...
'MTV-The curious mind' study selected...
MUMBAI: It is the ninth edition of MTV Youth Marketing Forum (YMF), and like most years, the forum will once again unveil a study this year. Titled 'MTV-The curious mind', it draws insight from con...
Radio Namaskar gets General Election candidates...
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Raghu Ram on 'Pair Anaadi', campaigning...
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RAM Wk 18-21: City leads in Mumbai &...
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RAM Wk 13-16: Radio Mirchi inches up in Mumbai,...
MUMBAI: The Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) has released the data for the week 13 to 16 (25-03-2012 to 21-04-2012). Radio Mirchi gained considerable strides in the three metros but slipped slig...
RAM Wk 8-11: Status quo in the metros despite the...
MUMBAI: There were negligible shifts in the market share as per Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) data for the Week 8 to 11 (19-02-2012 to 17-03-2012). Radio City maintained its leadership positi...
RAM Stats: Radio City gains in 3 metros; No 1 in...
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RAM Stats: Radio Mirchi is market leader in...
MUMBAI: The Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) has released the data for the week 51'11 to 2'12 (18-12-2011 to 14-01-2012). Radio Mirchi is the number one FM station in Mumbai and Kolkata, while Radi...
RAM Wk 30-33: Radio City leads in Mumbai and...
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RAM Wk 23-26: Radio City leads in Mumbai, Mirchi...
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RAM Wk 17-20: Mirchi leads in Mumbai and Kolkata,...
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RAM Wk 13 - Churn at the top in 3 metros: Radio...
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RAM Wk 12: Radio Mirchi, Radio One gain most
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RAM Wk 11: AIR FM 2 Gold leapfrogs to Joint #1 in...
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T Suresh: "EMI has always been...
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IRF 2013: James Cridland: Listening to radio on...
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Radio Mirchi's RJ Jeeturaaj wins IRF 2013...
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Rank Song Album Artist
1
Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara Javed Bashir
2
Issaq Issaq Various Artists
3
Raanjhanaa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Raanjhanaa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) A.R. Rahman
4
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
5
Policegiri Policegiri Various Artists
6
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Pritam
7
Lootera Lootera Amit Trivedi
8
Aashiqui 2 Aashiqui 2 Various Artists
9
Ramaiya Vastavaiya Ramaiya Vastavaiya Sachin-Jigar
10
Fukrey Fukrey Ram Sampath
For the Month of June Week 3 Source: Nokia Music Store, India
Rank Song Album Artist
1
Ye Tune Kya Kiya Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobara Javed Bashir
2
Jeene Laga Hoon Ramaiya Vastavaiya Atif Aslam, Shreya Ghoshal
3
Issaq Tera - Male Issaq Mohit Chauhan
4
Raanjhanaa Raanjhanaa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) A.R. Rahman
5
Sawaar Loon Lootera Monali Thakur
6
Ambarsariya Fukrey Sona Mohapatra
7
Khali Salam Dua Shortcut Romeo Mohit Chauhan
8
Tum Hi Ho Aashiqui 2 Arijit Singh
9
Badtameez Dil Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Benny Dayal
10
Balam Pichkari Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Vishal Dadlani
For the Month of June Week 3 Source: Nokia Music Store, India
Rank Song Album Artist
1
Made To Love Made To Love John Legend
2
We Own It (Fast & Furious) Fast & Furious 6 2 Chainz
3
Paper Doll Paper Doll John Mayer
4
Wake Me Up (Radio Edit) Wake Me Up Avicii
5
Levels (Original Version) Best Of 2013 Dance Avicii
6
Sexy And I Know It Best Of 2013 Dance LMFAO
7
We Can't Stop We Can't Stop Miley Cyrus
8
La La La (Kaos Remix) La La La Naughty Boy
9
Look to the Stars Man Of Steel (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Hans Zimmer
10
On Sight (Album Version (Explicit)) Yeezus Kanye West
For the Month of June Week 3 Source: Nokia Music Store, India
Rank Channel Share %
1 V
14.9
2 9X M
10.8
3 Mastiii
9.6
4 SONY MIX
8.1
5 MTV
7.7
6 Zoom
6.9
7 M Tunes HD
6.1
8 B4U Music
6.0
9 Bindass
5.9
10 9X Jalwa
5.6
11 E 24
5.6
12 UTV Stars
5.0
13 Music India
3.1
14 Music Xpress 1.3
15 VH1 1.1
16 Zing 1.1
17 Z ETC BOLLYWOOD 1.0
18 9XO 0.1
TG: CS 15+; Market: HSM
Period: Wk 22
Source: TAM Peoplemeter System
( 27 May to 2 June ), 2012
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
1
Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan T-Series - 1
2
Palat - Tera Hero Idhar Hai Main Tera Hero Arijit Singh T-Series - 2
3
Tune Maari Entriyaan Gunday KK, Neeti Mohan, Vishal Dadlani & Bappi Lahiri YRF Music - 3
4
Chaar Bottle Vodka Ragini MMS 2 Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Up 6
5
Offo Queen Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar & Neha Kakkar T-Series Up 7
6
Suno-Na Sangemarmar Youngistaan Arijit Singh T-Series Down 4
7
Sunny Sunny Yaariyan Yo Yo Honey Singh & Neha Kakkar T-Series Up 8
8
Locha-E-Ulfat 2 States Benny Dayal T-Series Up 12
9
Party With The Bhoothnath Bhoothnath Returns Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Up 17
10
Party Toh Banti Hai Bhoothnath Returns Meet Bros Anjjan & Mika Singh T-Series - 10
April 07 - April 13   (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Besharmi Ki Height Main Tera Hero Benny Dayal & Shalmali Kholgade T-Series Down 9
12
London Thumakda Queen Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar & Neha Kakkar T-Series Down 5
13
Patakha Guddi (Ali Ali) Highway Nooran Sisters T-Series Down 11
14
Saree Ke Fall Sa R... Rajkumar Antara Mitra & Nakash Aziz Eros Music - 14
15
Maahi Ve Highway A. R. Rahman Eros Music Down 13
16
Gandi Baat R... Rajkumar Mika Singh & Kalpana Patowary T-Series Down 15
17
ABCD Yaariyan Honey Singh, Benny Dayal & Shefali Alvares T-Series Down 16
18
Zehnaseeb Hasee Toh Phasee Chinmayi Sripaada & Shekhar Ravjiani Sony Music - 18
19
Nagada Sang Dhol Ram-Leela Shreya Ghoshal & Osman Mir Eros Music - 19
20
Blue Eyes Yo Yo Honey Singh Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series - 20
April 07 - April 13   (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Artist Album Song Language Genre
1 NIGEL & MADHUPARNA PIYA KAHE TU PIYA KAHE TU HINDI POP
2 RAJA HASAN RAJA HASAN VOL 1 RANG DE HINDI FOLK
3 ITIDA Pen and paper DADI'S SONG ENGLISH/HINDI POP
4 FARIDOON PALKON KO BHIGOYEN KAISE PALKON KO BHIGOYEN KAISE HINDI/URDU GHAZAL POP
5 HIMANSHU SHARMA Jaane Tu Hai Kahaan JAANE TU HAI KAHAAN HINDI POP
6 TRIPWIRE DISENFRANCHISED FISHMARKET ENGLISH/BENGALI PUNK ROCK
7 ALI HAIDER BACHPAN KI BADAMI YAADEIN BACHPAN KI BADAM YAADEIN HINDI/URDU POP
8 SHRUTI PATHAK Shrufiana REHMATAAN HINDI/URDU SUFI
9 DARSHIT NAYAK Main Kaun Hoon BAAKHUDA HINDI POP
10 NEETI MOHAN NEETI MOHAN JAA JAA HINDI POP
April 22 - April 28 (Updated fortnightly) Source: Artistaloud.com