Entertainment Network India Limited makes two...
MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi announced significant changes in the senior management team. As per the new structure, Radio Mirchi’s COO Hitesh Sharma has been promoted to the post of executive president a...
Big FM appoints Bhawana Somaaya as national...
MUMBAI: Big FM has appointed veteran journalist, critic, author and historian Bhawana Somaaya as national entertainment editor. The position has been newly created for Somaaya.
The Supersonics to play at NH7, Ziro Festival and...
MUMBAI: When the band got back together in 2012, The Supersonics created a buzz in the independent music scene. Since then, they have worked on their latest album 'Heads Up' relentlessly and produc...
Sachin Jigar debut in Gujarati space with...
MUMBAI: Following the trend of Bollywood composers moving to regional spaces, Sachin Jigar are all set to make their debut in Gujarati, with the film 'Bey Yaar'. Directed by 'OMG-Oh My God!' writer...
Armin van Buuren's Armada Music label to...
MUMBAI: Armada Music, which is co-founded by one of EDM's most popular names- Armin van Buuren, has announced that it will launch a brand new label called Armada Deep. The Dutch record label, which...
Bronze sculpture of Amy Winehouse to be unveiled...
MUMBAI: To commemorate the memory of late jazz and blues singer- Amy Winehouse, a sculpture of her will be unveiled at the Stables Market in North London. The life size sculpture, designed by Scott...
Shazam adds 13 million users per month
MUMBAI: Music identification service Shazam revealed that it is adding 13 million users per month and the app has been downloaded by more than half a billion mobile users. It has surpassed more tha...
NCPA to showcase Hindustani Music and Jazz...
MUMBAI: Hindustani Music recitals, jazz concerts and choral concerts, all in one week?! Oh yes, from 22- 30 August, the National Centre for Performing Arts in Mumbai will be conducting the aforemen...
No plans to censor private FM channels if they...
NEW DELHI: While stressing that plans to place any curbs on spoofs or humorous programmes by private FM Radio channels are not currently being discussed, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry w...
Radio City appoints Sudarshan Pareek as the Radio...
MUMBAI: After entertaining radio listeners of Ajmer, Ahmedabad and Jaipur, RJ Sudarshan has taken on the responsibility of entertaining Mumbaikars. He recently joined Radio City, where he is curren...
blueFROG to unveil a venue in Bengaluru
MUMBAI: Froggies will not always have to hop over to Mumbai, Pune or Delhi to enjoy the blueFROG experience, because the music club will soon be reaching other Metropolitan cities. First on the lis...
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
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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
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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....
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Plans to monetise AIR and DD...
MUMBAI: In case there is doubt on how All India Radio (AIR) would survive if it becomes autonomous, then the reply to that woul...
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Indian independent acts making...
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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
Galliyan Ek Villain Ankit Tiwari T-Series Up 4
2
Samjhawan Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal Sony Music Up 3
3
Saturday Saturday Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Indeep Bakshi, Akriti Kakkar & Badshah Sony Music Down 2
4
Jumme Ki Raat Kick Mika Singh & Palak Muchhal T-Series Down 1
5
Johnny Johnny Entertainment Jigar Saraiya, Madhav Krishna & Priya Tips Music Up 7
6
Aaj Phir Tumpe Pyaar Aaya Hai Hate Story 2 Arijit Singh & Shamira Koppikar T-Series Down 5
7
Yaar Naa Miley Kick Yo Yo Honey Singh & Jasmine Sandlas T-Series Down 6
8
Tera Naam Doon Entertainment Atif Aslam & Shalmali Kholgade Tips Music Up 9
9
Hangover Kick Salman Khan, Meet Bros Anjjan & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series Down 8
10
Veerey Di Wedding Entertainment Mika Singh Tips Music Up 15
Aug 04 - Aug 10  (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Muskurane Citylights Arijit Singh Sony Music - 11
12
Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan T-Series Down 10
13
Raat Bhar Heropanti Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series Down 12
14
Shaayraana Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty Arijit Singh, Aditi Singh Sharma & Piyush Kapoor Sony Music - 14
15
Whistle Baja Heropanti Manj, Nindy Kaur & Raftaar SAREGAMA Down 13
16
Banjaara Ek Villain Mohammed Irfan T-Series Up 17
17
Palat - Tera Hero Idhar Hai Main Tera Hero Arijit Singh T-Series Down 16
18
Besharmi Ki Height Main Tera Hero Benny Dayal & Shalmali Kholgade T-Series - 18
19
Chaar Bottle Vodka Ragini MMS 2 Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Up 20
20
Locha-E-Ulfat 2 States Benny Dayal T-Series Re-Entry -
Aug 04- Aug 10   (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