Total of 600 Community Radio stations to come up...
NEW DELHI: Around 600 community radio stations will be set up across the country in the 12th Five Year Plan under the Rs 100 crore scheme set aside for 'Supporting Community Radio Movement in India...
Bharti Airtel launches Wynk Music with music...
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The Circus to play at Dubai's The Music...
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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy compose two songs in upcoming...
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Musicians jam at Bengaluru Ganesh Utsava
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Radiohead updates its PolyFauna app with new...
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Paul Smith collaborates with Led Zeppelin
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Rihanna shelled out 6,000 pounds on nail...
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Rocker Jimi Jamison dies at 63
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Kid Cudi collapses during his concert in...
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Control Alt Delete aims at giving back to the...
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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...
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,...
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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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Vinit Thakkar: "Digital is the core of...
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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 - 4
2
Galliyan Ek Villain Ankit Tiwari T-Series - 3
3
Samjhawan Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal Sony Music Up 2
4
Yaar Naa Miley Kick Yo Yo Honey Singh & Jasmine Sandlas T-Series Up 1
5
Aaj Phir Tumpe Pyaar Aaya Hai Hate Story 2 Arijit Singh & Shamira Koppikar T-Series - 7
6
Saturday Saturday Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Indeep Bakshi, Akriti Kakkar & Badshah Sony Music Down 5
7
Aata Majhi Satakli Singham Returns Yo Yo Honey Singh, Mamta Sharma & Nitu Choudhary T-Series Up 6
8
Johnny Johnny Entertainment Jigar Saraiya, Madhav Krishna & Priya Tips Music Down 9
9
Hangover Kick Salman Khan, Meet Bros Anjjan & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series Down 8
10
Tera Naam Doon Entertainment Atif Aslam & Shalmali Kholgade Tips Music - 15
Aug 18 - Aug 24  (Updated Weekly) Source: AirCheckTM India T20
Rank Title Movie / Album Artist Label Last Week
11
Baby Doll Ragini MMS 2 Meet Bros Anjjan T-Series - 11
12
Tere Ho Ke Rahenge Raja Natwarlal Arijit Singh Junglee Music Up 17
13
Raat Bhar Heropanti Arijit Singh & Shreya Ghoshal T-Series Up 14
14
Muskurane Citylights Arijit Singh Sony Music Down 12
15
Veerey Di Wedding Entertainment Mika Singh Tips Music Down 13
16
Whistle Baja Heropanti Manj, Nindy Kaur & Raftaar SAREGAMA Down 15
17
Banjaara Ek Villain Mohammed Irfan T-Series Up 18
18
Daawat-E-Ishq Daawat-E-Ishq Javed Ali & Sunidhi Chauhan YRF Music New -
19
Chaar Bottle Vodka Ragini MMS 2 Yo Yo Honey Singh T-Series Re-Entry -
20
Locha-E-Ulfat 2 States Benny Dayal T-Series Down 19
Aug 18 - Aug 24   (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