Big FM Mumbai strengthen its shares to 17 per...
MUMBAI: After changing the programming of the Delhi radio station to retro, Big FM implemented the same strategy to Mumbai over a year back which has yielded them good results. According to ...
Jammu and Kashmir 's All India Radio ...
MUMBAI: All India Radio stations in Jammu and Kashmir has now resumed normal medium wave service. It had earlier began beaming to an extent amid the floods, to send out vital life saving informatio...
Michael Jackson kept Bang Bang musicians and...
MUMBAI: The title track of the movie 'Bang Bang' is already a chartbuster. The vocals of the song 'Bang Bang' are rendered by 'Badtameez Dil' singer Benny Dayal and 'Jiya Re' crooner Neeti Mohan....
Malavika Anil Kumar is the winner of Star Singer...
MUMBAI: The grand finale of the seventh edition of Asianet’s Star Singer had seven finalist fighting neck-to neck with each other. Before Thrissur based Malavika Anil Kumar was declared winner of...
Cheryl Cole to set up her own record label
MUMBAI: British singer Cheryl Cole will launch her label later this year and will 'focus all her attention' on the venture, says The Mirror. With this initiative, Cole aims to give young artistes a...
La Roux speaks out: I have not made any money...
MUMBAI: British musician Elly Jackson, better known as her stage name La Roux claims she has "never made any money from" selling music. Instead of seeing the proceeds from album sales, La Roux says...
Ayushmann's single 'Mitti di...
MUMBAI: Actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana will release his new single 'Mitti di khushboo' 7 October. Its video will feature actress Huma Qureshi, who says its sweetness drew her to it. "My sin...
Rock legend Iggy Pop is to deliver this...
MUMBAI: The lead vocalist of legendary rock band The Stooges will talk about the subject of ‘Free Music in a Capitalist Society’ on 13 October. James Newell Osterberg Jr. known as his stage nam...
MY FM aiming for a promising festive season
MUMBAI: India has already entered into the festive mood. Ganpati celebrations have just ended and Navrati is hardly a few days away which will then be followed by Diwali. This festive season works ...
Irked by false accounts and sites, Prasar Bharati...
NEW DELHI: With people becoming active on social media, all kinds of websites or blog sites are being created. Very often people create fake accounts. While film stars have had to deal with ...
PM Narendra Modi and other world leaders to...
MUMBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his international music festival debut when he attends the Global Citizen Festival on 27 September in Central Park, New York. Musical acts on t...
RAM Wk 18-21: City leads in Mumbai &...
MUMBAI: There were negligible shifts in the market share as per Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) data for the Week 18 to 21 (6-05-2012 to 2-06-2012). Radio City consolidated its lead in Mumbai and ...
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...
MUMBAI: Radio City becomes the market leader in Mumbai with 15.7 %, but Big FM and Radio Mirchi were the biggest gainers per Week 23-26 (5-06-2011 to 2-07-2011). Big FM continued to be th...
RAM Wk 17-20: Mirchi leads in Mumbai and Kolkata,...
The Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) has released the data for the week 17 to 20 (24-04-2011 to 21-05-2011). Radio Mirchi is number one in Mumbai and Kolkata while Big FM is the market leader in Ba...
RAM Wk 13 - Churn at the top in 3 metros: Radio...
MUMBAI:  After long, Radio Mirchi has toppled BIG FM in Bangalore for the #1 position, but fell to #2 in Delhi where AIR FM-2 Gold climbed to the top spot, and to the #3 spot in Mumbai too, where...
RAM Wk 12: Radio Mirchi, Radio One gain most
MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi and Radio One were the biggest gainers per Week 12 of 2011 (20-03-2011 to 26-03-2011).. Even as Radio Mirchi reestablished its strong grip on the top spot in Delhi with a big g...
RAM Wk 11: AIR FM 2 Gold leapfrogs to Joint #1 in...
MUMBAI: The ICC Cricket World Cup worked its magic for AIR FM 2 Gold too, which has leapfrogged to Joint #1 in Delhi and the Number 2 spot in Mumbai per Week 11 of 2011 (13-03-2011 to 19-03-2011). ...
T Suresh: "EMI has always been...
It is time to say goodbye to one of the major music labels- EMI Music India that will soon be merged with Universal Music. In one of the last interviews with EMI Music India managing director ...
Vinit Thakkar: "Digital is the core of...
In the Indian music industry market, innovation and experimentation have been the two major challenges haunting for a very long time. Unfortunately, a few labels feared to take the risk but many ha...
Soumini Sridhara Paul: "Artist Aloud will...
As pioneer digital platform Artist Aloud (AA) nears its third anniversary, it has succeeded in establishing itself as a byword for the country’s indie music.
Rachna Kanwar: "36 per cent of all music...
Being in the online radio space for around four years now, PlanetRadiocity has emerged as a strong player with differentiated content offerings for its listeners. The channel also ...
Vh1 Ferzad Palia: ''We run an extremely...
Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd English Entertainment SVP and GM Ferzad Palia has been the strength of Vh1for seven long years.With six years of experience at JWT and a year as...
OK Listen Vijay Basrur: "Indian Ocean and...
With the digital trend set to dominate music market, artistes too have willingly accepted this inevitable change and are exploring newer opportunites to attain the right exposure for their music. A...
Naveen Bhandari: "We will invest around...
One of the leading players in the Value Added Services (VAS) domain, Techzone offers a rich portfolio of managed services for telecom operators, media houses and related enterprises. The company ha...
Luke Kenny: "It's just a matter of time...
In a fiercely competitive and cluttered environment where music channels are striving hard to rake in the moolah, 9X Media expanded its fleet and launched international music channel, 9XO. The sixt...
Sony/ATV India head Vinit Thakkar:...
At a time when the Indian music industry is juggling with the copyright bill, vexatious royalty issues and rampant online piracy, what would be the most desirable path for the industry to rake in t...
Mandar Thakur: 'The music industry needs...
Times Music COO Mandar Thakur has been at the forefront of music industry for over two decades.  Thakur's pedigree remains firmly rooted in the music business and its development....
Adarsh Gupta: 'We want Saregama to be the...
From fast moving consumer goods to consumer electronics to music in markets as diverse as India, Russia, England, Poland and Fiji Islands is quite a journey. But  for Saregama India busine...
IRF 2013: James Cridland: Listening to radio on...
BENGALURU: This is the second part of the excerpts/summary of radio futurologist James Cridland’s session on "How People Are Listening to Radio in Today's Multiplatform World...
IRF 2013: James Cridland: Indians love their...
Bengaluru: James Cridland is a radio futurologist and managing director of Media UK and Radio DnS. He was the Digital Media Director for Virgin Radio in London in 2001; in 200...
Discover, connect, engage and sell: Scott Cohen...
A man with a number of achievements to his credit. One, as the co founder of The Orchard, the largest digital distributor of the world,   next  a visiting professor at London Metropolitan Un...
IRF -2013: Listen to how the world sounds........
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Candid Jeeturaaj
A euphoric Jeeturaaj shared with www.radioandmusic.com his experiences, his thoughts about being in Zurich as the best India...
IRF 2013: Faceless Jeeturaaj zaps Zurich and the...
ZURICH: He’s probably the only Radio Jockey (RJ) in the world (make that the only person from the media and industry world) who doesn’t want his visage in the public domain, who doesn’t allow...
Day two of IRF third edition
ZURICH: Day two of the third edition of IRF 2013 witnessed B2B sessions that had a lot of learning for professionals from the global radio ecosystem.
Edition three of IRF kicks off in Zurich
ZURICH: The third edition of the International Radio Festival 2013 kicked off today at Zurich and will run at the Schloss Shilberg for four days.  The most modern building in 1898, the beer baron'...
Radio Mirchi's RJ Jeeturaaj wins IRF 2013...
MUMBAI: Roll the drums! It’s time to announce the name of the winner of the Sound of India@IRF2013 competition. The triumphant RJ, who will represent the country at the IRF 2013 in Zurich from 4-...
EDM will be in limelight at IRF 2013
MUMBAI: Ignoring Electronic Dance Music (EDM) as an emerging genre is becoming exceedingly difficult. It would be safe to say that it is heading towards becoming the defining sound of pop culture....
Special Report
British music industry...
MUMBAI: The latest UK Music's report entitled Measuring Music revealed that British music has contributed approximately £3.8 b...
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Opinion
Sanam Puri: Back then, every...
MUMBAI:  Sanam Puri is on a roll these days. After delivering a couple of hits like 'Dhat Teri Ki Main' from 'Gori T...
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Just Talk
Neeti Mohan: I did not expect...
MUMBAI: 'Jiya Re' singer Neeti Mohan recently delivered the hit 'Tune Mari Entriyaan' from the film 'Gunday', post which she re...
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Gadget Gyan
Intex launches Aqua Style Mini...
MUMBAI: Intex Mobiles has launched its new smartphone, the Aqua Style Mini. Intex has teamed up with popular e-retailer Snapdea...
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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
Jumme Ki Raat Kick Mika Singh & Palak Muchhal T-Series  - 1
2
Galliyan Ek Villain Ankit Tiwari T-Series  - 2
3
Samjhawan Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal Sony Music - 3
4
Yaar Naa Miley Kick Yo Yo Honey Singh & Jasmine Sandlas T-Series  - 4
5
Aata Majhi Satakli Singham Returns Yo Yo Honey Singh, Mamta Sharma & Nitu Choudhary T-Series  Up 7
6
Saturday Saturday Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Indeep Bakshi, Akriti Kakkar & Badshah Sony Music - 6
7
Aaj Phir Tumpe Pyaar Aaya Hai Hate Story 2 Arijit Singh & Shamira Koppikar T-Series  Down 5
8
Johnny Johnny Entertainment Jigar Saraiya, Madhav Krishna & Priya Tips Music - 8
9
Hangover Kick Salman Khan, Meet Bros Anjjan & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series  - 9
10
Tu Meri Bang Bang! Vishal Dadlani Zee Music New -
Aug 25 - Aug 31  (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Tera Naam Doon Entertainment Atif Aslam & Shalmali Kholgade Tips Music Down 10
12
Tere Ho Ke Rahenge Raja Natwarlal Arijit Singh Junglee Music - 12
13
Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan T-Series  Down 11
14
Ziddi Dil Mary Kom Vishal Dadlani Zee Music New -
15
Sawan Aaya Hai Creature 3D Benny Dayal T-Series  New -
16
Muskurane Citylights Arijit Singh Sony Music Down 14
17
Veerey Di Wedding Entertainment Mika Singh Tips Music Down 15
18
Raat Bhar Heropanti Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series  Down 13
19
Whistle Baja Heropanti Manj, Nindy Kaur & Raftaar SAREGAMA Down 16
20
Daawat-E-Ishq Daawat-E-Ishq Javed Ali & Sunidhi Chauhan YRF Music Down 18
Aug 25 - Aug 31  (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