Worldwide Records looking for new acquisition for...
Worldwide Records has expanded its library with the recent acquisition of a Marathi Label, which has added around 10000 songs and 5000 videos. The new acquisition also includes songs in dialects of...
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MUMBAI: Online rental service SOUND.COM has an intellectual property under it called GearHouse, which is trying to support the growing Indie eco-system in India. 'GearHouse Live', is an extension o...
FilharmoniX to release a brand new album with...
MUMBAI: Hailing from a major city Jorhat, in the north-eastern state of Assam, FilharmoniX is a four-piece band that has been gaining gradual popularity in the country's independent music scene. Fr...
Musicians get nostalgic about their memories of...
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New jazz album by Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to...
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Ghostly International artists contribute to new...
MUMBAI: Various new up and coming electronic DJs and musicians from Ghostly International Records have come together to contribute to the soundtrack of a new video game Hohokum. This contribution a...
Nominations for BIG Life OK Awards
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Salim-Sulaiman release single 'Allahu...
MUMBAI: Musician brothers and respected duo in the industry, Salim and Sulaiman Merchant have launched their new single 'Allahu Akbar' with a music video. Published on 28 July, the duo's You...
Over 10,000 vacancies against sanctioned strength...
NEW DELHI: There were 10591 vacancies against the total sanctioned strength of 26129 as on 1 January this year at All India Radio Stations/ Offices in the country. However, Prasar Bharati so...
Over 20 instances of vulgarity in songs shown on...
NEW DELHI: Action has been taken in 23 instances against television channels for telecasting vulgar/obscene programmes during 2013 and the current year. Action is taken against TV channels w...
Junglee Music acquires music rights to third film...
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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...
MUMBAI: The Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) has released data for the week 4 to 7 (22-01-2012 to 18-02-2012). It was a memorable week for Radio City that surged ahead of rivals in Mumbai and Banga...
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...
MUMBAI: The Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) has released the data for the Week 30 to 33 (24-07-2011 to 20-08-2011). Radio City is leading in Mumbai and Bangalore, while Fever tops Delhi and Radio...
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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Soumini Sridhara Paul: "Artist Aloud will...
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Luke Kenny: "It's just a matter of time...
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Mandar Thakur: 'The music industry needs...
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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
Saturday Saturday Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Indeep Bakshi, Akriti Kakkar & Badshah Sony Music Up 2
2
Samjhawan Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal Sony Music Up 3
3
Jumme Ki Raat Kick Mika Singh & Palak Muchhal T-Series Up 4
4
Galliyan Ek Villain Ankit Tiwari T-Series Down 1
5
Aaj Phir Tumpe Pyaar Aaya Hai Hate Story 2 Arijit Singh & Shamira Koppikar T-Series - 5
6
Johnny Johnny It's Entertainment Jigar Saraiya, Madhav Krishna & Priya Tips Music - 6
7
Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan T-Series - 7
8
Hangover Kick Salman Khan, Meet Bros Anjjan & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series New -
9
Tera Naam Doon It's Entertainment Atif Aslam & Shalmali Kholgade Tips Music Up 15
10
Palat - Tera Hero Idhar Hai Main Tera Hero Arijit Singh T-Series Down 9
July21- July 27  (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Muskurane Citylights Arijit Singh Sony Music Down 8
12
Whistle Baja Heropanti Manj, Nindy Kaur & Raftaar SAREGAMA Down 10
13
Besharmi Ki Height Main Tera Hero Benny Dayal & Shalmali Kholgade T-Series Down 11
14
Tune Maari Entriyaan Gunday KK, Neeti Mohan, Vishal Dadlani & Bappi Lahiri YRF Music - 14
15
Raat Bhar Heropanti Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series Down 12
16
Yaar Naa Miley Kick Yo Yo Honey Singh & Jasmine Sandlas T-Series New -
17
Banjaara Ek Villain Mohammed Irfan T-Series Down 16
18
Shaayraana Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Arijit Singh, Aditi Singh Sharma & Piyush Kapoor Sony Music Down 13
19
Locha-E-Ulfat 2 States Benny Dayal T-Series - 19
20
Chaar Bottle Vodka Ragini MMS 2 Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Down 17
July 21- July 27   (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