Press Releases  |  30 Jun 2012

'Big Tamil Melody Awards' winners announced

MUMBAI: The Big Tamil Melody Awards, produced and conceptualized by 92.7 Big FM, Chennai’s No 1 Melody station and winner of the Golden Mikes Broadcaster of the Year Award, commemorated the incredible success of the Tamil music fraternity by acknowledging the stalwarts in the presence of the cr?me...

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Press Releases  |  30 Jun 2012

Saragamapa's L'il Champ winner debuts in Bollywood

MUMBAI: After Om Puri’s song ‘Bharat Maa ki Jai’ for film ‘Rambhajan Zindabaad’ yet another song will be recorded by Zee TV’s ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs’ singing reality show winner Azmat Hussain. 11 year old Hussain, will be singing a qawwali for the first time in bollywood. The music for the...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Sony inks EMI Music Publishing acquisition deal for 2.2bn

MUMBAI: After clearance of US Federal Trade Commission, a group led by Sony Corp has closed on the acquisition deal of British music company EMI Music Publishing from Citigroup for $2.2 billion. The deal was cleared by EU regulators in April, with some conditions. Besides Sony, the buyers include...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Shiv Kumar Sharma & Pt Ajay Pohankar to perform at Barkha Ritu music fest

MUMBAI: Greeting the magic of monsoon, Indian classical maestros Shiv Kumar Sharma and Pandit Ajay Pohankar will perform at the 11th edition of monsoon music festival ‘Barkha Ritu’ on 30 June in Mumbai. Abhijit will also perform a jamming session along with his father Pt Ajay Pohankar at the...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Spotify launches musician-curated apps

MUMBAI: Spotify has unveiled the first set in a series of musician-curated apps which includes contributions from Quincy Jones, Tiësto, Rancid and Disturbed. The apps will give users a new way to explore their massive library of songs with artistes acting as tour guides.

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Gadgets  |  29 Jun 2012

Videocon launches multimedia phone V1415

MUMBAI: Videocon has announced the launch of entry-level multimedia phone V1415 in its Dost series. V1415 is embedded with 4.5 inch 65Kcolor TFT display, digital camera with video recording, dual LED torch, 3.5 mm audio jack, universal thin PIN charging slot, 4GB expandable memory slot, FM Radio,...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Composer Sohail Sen renders for 'From Sydney With Love music'

MUMBAI: Music of upcoming movie ‘From Sydney With Love’ was unveiled by bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and the starcast of the film in Mumbai yesterday. The album has been launched under Saga Music label and the tracks have been composed by Sohail Sen. The composer has also lent his voice for the...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

NCPA to pay tribute to Indian music legends

MUMBAI: National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) is all set to pay a tribute to legendary Indian music composers from 6 to 8 July.

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

RJ Darius Sunawala: 'Radio industry is all set to change'

RJ Darius Sunawala, who started his career 14 years ago with All India radio (AIR), has now become a name to reckon with in the radio industry. Sunawala started working with AIR in 1998 while still in college. He then joined Indigo while it was on the WorldSpace platform, and in 2002 he joined...

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Mirchi Music Awards South third edition announced

MUMBAI: To felicitate music maestros of the South Indian music industry, Radio Mirchi is back with the third edition of Mirchi Music Awards South. The finale of the awards that will brings together film music fraternity from across the four southern states, will take place on 4 August in Hyderabad.

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Border areas to have 33 FM radio channels in Phase III

NEW DELHI: The government is to allow bidders in Jammu and Kashmir, the North-eastern states and the Island territories to bid for FM Radio channels in Phase III even above the national limit on ownership of channels of 15 per cent per entity. 15  FM stations will be set up in border areas of Jammu...

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Press Releases  |  29 Jun 2012

Hathway launches Non Stop Hindi music channel in Bangalore

Bangalore: Hathway Cable & Datacom Limited launched its Non Stop 24 hours Hindi music channel , Hathway Music on its Digital Cable Network in Bangalore today .The channel will showcase the best of Bollywood songs from the golden classics of 50's-60's to the melodious hits of 80'-90's to the...

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Press Releases  |  29 Jun 2012

Neeraj launches 'Ek Kavi Hai Mast Faqeer' - A Documentary on His Life

NEW DELHI: One of the most endeared, envied and respected poets of India, Gopal Das Neeraj was felicitated by Samachar4Media.com and Impresario Asia on Thursday at the India International Center where he launched a documentary on his life produced by well know documentary-maker, Aftab Afridi.

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News  |  29 Jun 2012

Coke Studio@MTV- season 2 mirrors artistes' true creativity

MUMBAI: Since last year, MTV has taken a bold step of moving away from the daunting bollywood music and catering independent, folk and regional music with shows like  Roots, Unplugged and  Sound Trippin'. Coke Studio@MTV instigated the revolution by fusing forgotten folk sounds with contemporary...

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