RadioandMusic
| 23 Mar 2019
Hungama.com and GiMA partner to recognise and promote musical talent

MUMBAI: To connect with the music fraternity and consumers Hungama.com, India’s largest Music service, has entered into a strategic tie-up with the Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA).The premier brands have come together with a common vision of celebrating and promoting musical excellence in India.

GiMA honors talent across various genres of Non Film Music and Film Music. With a total of 21 categories, the awards recognize talent spanning unique music segments such as Classical, Devotional, Pop, Rock, Indie and Folk Music etc. To celebrate the event, India’s leading digital music destination will create ‘Hungama Studio’ on the red carpet for the music community. Renowned celebrities and musical icons walking the red carpet will be invited to the Hungama Studio to pay homage to the legendarymusic maestros –Kalyanji-Anandji. As part of the tribute the artists will be asked to render a song of the duo in their own style.

Acknowledging the growing importance of digital platforms in music consumption, GiMA has introduced the ‘Most Streamed Song of the Year’ Award, in partnership with Hungama.com.

While speaking about the tie-up, Hungama.com CEO Siddhartha Roy  said, “GiMA Awards celebrate and recognise the contribution of the best talent in the music industry, and as a leading digital music platform, Hungama.com also endeavoursin showcasing the music that comes from these talented musicians. Our partnership with GiMA will focus on creating platforms to showcase the contribution of artists driving musical excellence.”

He further added, “We are also proud to power the ‘Most Streamed Song of the Year’ award, which recognises the growing consumption of music ondigital devices and in turn popularising music.”

Commenting on the association, Wizcraft International Entertainment Pvt. Ltd Director Sabbas Joseph,  said, “We are happy to associate with a brand like Hungama that is committed to bringing great music to fans. Through the platform of Hungama we hope to bring fans closer to the world of music.”

GIMA Awards 2015 are scheduled to take place at The Film City, Goregaon, on Tuesday, 24th February, 2015.