News  |  28 Dec 2007

FM radio auction deferred to 14 January

NEW DELHI: The government has postponed for the fourth time the financial bidding for the remaining 97 FM radio stations across 48 cities. Set for 29 December and 10 January, the 27 short-listed private FM radio companies will now submit their bids on 14 and 21 January, sources in the industry told Indiantelevision.com. Earlier bidding dates of 7 November and 14 December were also postponed.

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News  |  27 Dec 2007

PPL adopts new strategy to monitor year end bashes

MUMBAI: The Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) is going innovative this festive season. The licensing arm of the Indian Music Industry has decided to send its staff to select venues having year end bashes. The vigilance staff will attend the parties incognito and record the activities if the parties are found playing licensed music without paying the requisite fees. The PPL then plans to seek legal recourse and claim damages and penalty from the offending party organisers.

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News  |  27 Dec 2007

T-Series launches Adnan Sami's 'Best Friends'

MUMBAI: Adnan Sami has teamed up with T Series to release his next album, "Best Friends". The album, released by T-Series on 27 December,has lyrics written by Sameer. Choreographer Remo has directed the song 'Assalamwalekum'. Sami and T Series have earlier teamed up for 'Tera Chehra' and his last album 'Kisi Din'.

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News  |  27 Dec 2007

Radio City Hyderabad to air live from a mall

MUMBAI: Hyderabad's Radio City 91.1 FM is broadcasting live from a local mall to celebrate a weeklong Whatte Fun festival. From 7 am to 9 pm the FM station is going live through a studio set up at City Centre Mall. As part of the activity, The Radio City Breakfast Show, City Spice, Meeru Nenu and City Joyride will be aired live from the premises of the mall. Singers from the Telugu film industry - Deepu, Aditya, Bhargavi, Geeta Madhuri as well as actors Aditya Om and Shruti will be joining the Radio City team for the festive special broadcast.

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News  |  27 Dec 2007

Two FM stations hit airwaves in Puducherry

MUMBAI: Two FM stations have hit the airwaves of Puducherry. Reliance ADAG's Big FM has launched its 41st station in Puducherry, while Malar Publications' Hello FM has launched its sixth station. Already operational in places that include Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Bangalore among others, Big FM will launch four more stations to complete its total count of 45 stations across India. Big FM Pondicherry shows are Suprabatham, Inia Vazhtugal, breakfast show Big Vanakkam, Chinna Chinna aasai, o Podu, Ennama Kannu and Ragasiyamaai among others.

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News  |  26 Dec 2007

Sun's SFM launches in Vijayawada

MUMBAI: Sun TV Network's SFM through its subsidiary Kal Radio has launched in Vijayawada. After the launch, its total number of SFM stations will go up to 17 across India. SFM is already operational in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Madurai, Tuticorin, Lucknow, Bhopal, Pondicherry, Kozhikode (Calicut) and Indore. The company will launch 28 more stations to be present in 45 stations all over India.

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News  |  26 Dec 2007

Asianet's Best FM goes live in Thrissur

MUMBAI: The Thrissur station of Best FM 95, a radio station launched by Asianet, was inaugurated on Sunday. Staging of programmes by participants of Idea Star Singer contest, comedy skits and dance shows marked the inauguration. Best FM is the third private FM Station started operations from Kerala in less than two weeks.The first private FM station of Kerala Radio Mango from the Malayala Manorama group of publications, that started its operation from Calicut followed by the SFM from Sun TV network.

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News  |  26 Dec 2007

Radio City ties up with Universal Music for Eagles album

MUMBAI: Radio City has tied up with Universal Music for exclusive radio rights of The Eagles music album Long Road out of Eden. As part of this association, Radio City is conducting a three-day Eagles special on its City City Bang Bang. This includes an exclusive 'Eagles in conversation' interview, airplay of tracks from the album, exciting contests and back-to-back Eagles tracks on the show. The FM station will also provide Eagles merchandise, twin-pack CDs of Long Road out of Eden and DVDs of the Hell Freezes Over album.

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News  |  24 Dec 2007

Ranbir Kapoor is Red FM's Santa

MUMBAI: Red FM has launched a contest 'Red Superhit Santa Ki Jholi Main Kya'to celebrate Christmas, wherein actor Ranbir Kapoor will be the 'Red Santa'. Besides Red FM in association with Globus and Cancer Patients Association, is inviting Mumbaikars to donate presents and garments for needy and deprived children. All the presents thus collected will be placed inside a huge stocking installed at Globus. The stocking has seen support from Bollywood fraternity including John Abraham, Shilpa Shetty and Dino Morea.

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News  |  24 Dec 2007

Radio City ties-up with Dare2Dream for The Odd Couple

MUMBAI: Radio City, Bangalore has tied up with Dare2Dream, an NGO to host a fund-raising performance of The Odd Couple. As a part of the tie-up, the FM station ran a five day on-air contest to enhance awareness of the performance, the proceeds of which would go towards the education of lesser privileged children. Radio City has hosted an on-air contest on City City Bang Bang where 10 lucky listeners will get a special couple entry to catch the maiden performance in Bangalore city

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News  |  22 Dec 2007

DJ Megha turns producer with debut album

MUMBAI:DJ Megha, a pioneer on the female DJ-circuit, has turned producer with her debut album DJ Megha Radioactive - Blue and Green, brought out by Times Music. The video of one of the songs featured in the album 'Thoda Sa Thehro' is already on air. Four of India's top models, Fleur Xavier, Nina Manuel, Dippanita Sharma and Jesse Randhawa star in the video. The album comprises nine tracks of Bollywood electro. Megha, in her album, incorporates elements of House, R&B, swing, bhangra, reggae, rap and disco with 'traditional' music.

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