100 Pipers Vh1 Sound Nation, a means to celebrate...
MUMBAI: Viacom's English music channel Vh1 plans on celebrating established artistes in the indie space with their newest on ground property, 100 Pipers Vh1 Sound Nation in six cities in India, cul...
Goldspot's Siddhartha Khosla goes live for...
MUMBAI: Pepsi MTV Indies managed to get American indie band Goldspot's Siddhartha Khosla to play live from America on Wednesday for India fans. On Wednesday 23 April, the 'Friday' singer hos...
Cellphones and Portable Electronic devices can be...
NEW DELHI: Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) including cell phones can now be used during flights, the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said. A provision in the Aircraft Rules, 1957, ...
Ankit Tiwari loves experimenting with different...
MUMBAI: With a head held high, Ankit Tiwari boards his flight for the Florida for the IIFA Awards. And of course the singer/ composer has every reason to expect a few more accolades, especially aft...
Lorde calls off Australia tour citing "chest...
MUMBAI: A "nasty chest infection" and "general ill health" has forced New Zealand singer Lorde to cancel her eight date tour of Australia. The 17 year old who shot to fame last year with her hit tr...
Priyanka's new single places at number three...
MUMBAI: Within barely 24 hours of its release, Priyanka Chopra's new single, 'I Can't Make You Love Me', has ranked third on iTunes India, replacing 'Baby Doll' from Ragini MMS. The song was...
Katy Perry releases teaser for upcoming video...
MUMBAI: American pop star Katy Perry unveiled a two minute teaser in which she has dressed up as five different personalities, making her completely unrecognisable. The teaser is part of her music ...
Lakshmi has been a perspective changer for me:...
MUMBAI: For Indian Idol participant- Monali Thakur, the year 2013 had been extremely fruitful as her song 'Sawar Loon’ from the film Lootera won a Filmfare Award. This year, the singer also acted...
Radio Raman to be inaugurated by the Governor of...
MUMBAI: After almost a year of testing, community radio station (CR) Radio Raman, which is based in the Dr. C.V. Raman University, Chhattisgarh will finally be launched on 1 May. Radio Raman will b...
Pepsi MTV Indies may air scripted shows like...
MUMBAI: Viacom 18's new music channel Pepsi MTV Indies may start airing unique scripted content created independently by musicians, dancers, comedians and artistes in general. The channel approache...
Chennai based band F16's win Road to...
MUMBAI: The massive success of the NH7 Converse Road To Rubber Tracks event at the new Richardson and Cruddas factory saw Chennai-based finalists The F16’s win the fully paid trip to Brooklyn to ...
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...
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T Suresh: "EMI has always been...
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Vinit Thakkar: "Digital is the core of...
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Soumini Sridhara Paul: "Artist Aloud will...
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Rachna Kanwar: "36 per cent of all music...
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Vh1 Ferzad Palia: ''We run an extremely...
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OK Listen Vijay Basrur: "Indian Ocean and...
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Naveen Bhandari: "We will invest around...
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Luke Kenny: "It's just a matter of time...
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Sony/ATV India head Vinit Thakkar:...
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Mandar Thakur: 'The music industry needs...
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Adarsh Gupta: 'We want Saregama to be the...
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IRF 2013: James Cridland: Listening to radio on...
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IRF 2013: James Cridland: Indians love their...
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Discover, connect, engage and sell: Scott Cohen...
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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...
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Day two of IRF third edition
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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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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
Offo 2 States Aditi Singh Sharma & Amitabh Bhattacharya T-Series Up 5
4
Chaar Bottle Vodka Ragini MMS 2 Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Up 4
5
Tune Maari Entriyaan Gunday KK, Neeti Mohan, Vishal Dadlani & Bappi Lahiri YRF Music Down 3
6
Party Toh Banti Hai Bhoothnath Returns Meet Bros Anjjan & Mika Singh T-Series Up 10
7
Locha-E-Ulfat 2 States Benny Dayal T-Series Up 8
8
Sunny Sunny Yaariyan Yo Yo Honey Singh & Neha Kakkar T-Series Down 7
9
Suno-Na Sangemarmar Youngistaan Arijit Singh T-Series Down 6
10
London Thumakda Queen Labh Janjua, Sonu Kakkar & Neha Kakkar T-Series Up 12
April 14 - April 20   (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Party Toh Banti Hai Bhoothnath Returns Meet Bros Anjjan & Mika Singh T-Series Down 9
12
Besharmi Ki Height Main Tera Hero Benny Dayal & Shalmali Kholgade T-Series Down 11
13
Saree Ke Fall Sa R... Rajkumar Antara Mitra & Nakash Aziz Eros Music Up 14
14
Patakha Guddi (Ali Ali) Highway Nooran Sisters T-Series Down 13
15
Maahi Ve Highway A. R. Rahman Eros Music - 15
16
Gandi Baat R... Rajkumar Mika Singh & Kalpana Patowary T-Series - 16
17
ABCD Yaariyan Honey Singh, Benny Dayal & Shefali Alvares T-Series - 17
18
Blue Eyes Yo Yo Honey Singh Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Up 20
19
Nagada Sang Dhol Ram-Leela Shreya Ghoshal & Osman Mir Eros Music - 19
20
Zehnaseeb Hasee Toh Phasee Chinmayi Sripaada & Shekhar Ravjiani Sony Music Down 18
April 14 - April 20   (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