News  |  30 Sep 2010

EMI acquires Charsur's Carnatic catalogue of 250 albums

MUMBAI: In an effort to strengthen its roots in the regional non-film genre, music label EMI India has acquired the Charsur label's entire classical Carnatic music catalogue. The 5-year deal has helped EMI add more than 250 albums to its kitty.

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News  |  30 Sep 2010

Yesudas to recieve Symphony lifetime achievement award

MUMBAI: Renowned playback singer K J Yesudas has been selected for the lifetime achievement award of Symphony TV for the year 2010, reports PTI. "The award is being given to Yesudas for his outstanding contributions to Indian music world," said Symphony TV MD V Krishnakumar at a press conference....

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News  |  30 Sep 2010

Converse announces 'The Original band' hunt in India

MUMBAI: Converse, a youth brand has announced �The Original Band' hunt, a search for original music by upcoming bands who are passionate about their music. The band/ contestants can register by visiting any Planet Sports or Converse store and fill in the registration form. Online registration is...

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Gadgets  |  30 Sep 2010

Samsung unfurls three new dual-SIM handsets

MUMBAI: Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of three new dual-SIM handsets which include Samsung Star Duos GT-B7722, Guru Dual 25 (GT-E1225) and Guru Dual 26 (GT-E1252). The GT– B7722, a 3G and 2G touch dual-SIM active phone has 5MP AF camera with LED flash, the FindMusic app that tracks...

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Press Releases  |  30 Sep 2010

94.3 My FM salutes the spirit of the Indian Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar with a birthday special all this week on air

MUMBAI: 94.3 MY FM is dedicating a week long of on air specials to the singer par excellence Lata Mangeshkar. Lataji, who recently turned 81, in true spirits, connects to the �Jiyo Dil Se' proposition of 94.3 MY FM. This living legend has been ruling the music industry for a span of 68 years and...

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Press Releases  |  30 Sep 2010

Sean Kingston rocked Hard Rock Cafe Mumbai

MUMBAI: And what a night Mumbai saw! There was hysteria all around as the Bacardi Sean Kingston India Tour 2010 kick started in Mumbai and chart topping Sean Kingston performed live before hundreds of fans at the Hard Rock Caf?©. Throwing down the hottest club tracks, â€?Fire Burning' and â€?...

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Press Releases  |  30 Sep 2010

BBC Local Radio rebrands BBC Introducing shows

MUMBAI: Andy Parfitt, Controller of BBC Popular Music, today (29 September 2010) announced that the local BBC Introducing shows across 40 BBC Local Radio stations are to be rebranded as BBC Introducing.... Speaking to members of the Broadcasting Press Guild, he announced that many of the shows...

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Press Releases  |  30 Sep 2010

Radio Misty Partners with India Tea Forum

MUMBAI: Radio Misty 94.3 fm, the first and Number one fm station of North Bengal and Sikkim is Official Radio Partner to Indian Tea Forum — The World Cup of Tea in Siliguri from October 4 to 6 to promote Tea. This Event is hosted by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in association with the...

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News  |  29 Sep 2010

Sony Music names Shridhar Subramaniam President - India & Middle East

MUMBAI: Shridhar Subramaniam, MD, Sony Music Entertainment (SME) India,  has been named President, India and the Middle East. He will continue to be based in Mumbai, and will report to Richard Sanders, President International.

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News  |  29 Sep 2010

CWG volunteers theme track is out

MUMBAI: Another theme song has been launched for the Commonwealth Games, this time for the volunteer programme in an effort to "connect" with the masses, PTI reports. Titled 'Delhi United In Spirit... In Action', Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi launched the audio CD...

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Gadgets  |  29 Sep 2010

Intex unveils dual-SIM handset IN 2044 Gem

MUMBAI: To meet the demand for dual-SIM handsets, Intex has unfurled IN 2044 Gem,  the latest dual SIM entry level phone with a feature-rich portfolio. The GSM + GSM phone has expandable memory up to 4 GB. It boasts of a fairly big screen measuring app 4.5 cm in length, video player, FM radio, FM...

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Press Releases  |  29 Sep 2010

Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships, awards given

MUMBAI: Veteran actor Shriram Lagoo, danseuse Yamini Krishnamurti and classical music exponent Kishori Amonkar were among a host of artistes honoured with the Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships and awards for the year 2009 by President Pratibha Patil today. Six eminent personalities were conferred...

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News  |  29 Sep 2010

Star Plus unveils music video with Akshay to promote MasterChef India

MUMBAI: Star Plus has launched its new reality show �MasterChef India' that presents new dimension to the art of cooking.

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Press Releases  |  29 Sep 2010

VH1's 'That Metal Show' Host Jim Florentine Joins the 2010 Jagermeister Fall Music Tour Featuring Slayer and Megadeth

MUMBAI: Jagermeister has added top talent to the already hard-hitting 2010 Jagermeister Fall Music Tour. Jim Florentine of VH1's "That Metal Show" is set to emcee North America's biggest thrash tour in 20 years; the 1991 original "Clash of the Titans" lineup – Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The...

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