Sony Music Publishing India signs licensing agreement with Kannada music label Anand Audio

Sony Music Publishing (SMP) India, today announced it has signed a worldwide agreement with Kannada’s leading music label Anand Audio.

The Global Recorded Music Industry Grew By 7.4% To Hit $21.6 bn In 2020

The IFPI’s annual report looked at the record industry’s efforts to improve diversity and representation in the wake of the

Interview of the Week – Mandar Thakur, COO, Times Music

In recent times, the Indian music industry has been undergoing a transformation. The rise of desi hip hop, regional music

Interview of the Week – Javed Akhtar, Chairman, IPRS

Since its re-admission into the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) in 2016, The Indian Performing Right

Abhishek Borkar- Taking Sarod To New Places

In this new series, we talk of young musicians making a mark in Indian music. Some of them belong to musical

World’s Greatest Sound Engineers – Eddie Kramer

The Beatles Jimi Hendrix Led Zeppelin The Rolling Stones The Woodstock 1969 Live LP set In our segment, Worlds Greatest

Live Music industry stands to lose Billions due to Covid-19

  Reeling under a near complete lockdown, the Live Music Events Industry stands to lose billions in revenue due the

Music Streaming Platforms Confront COVID-19 Lockdown Hurdle

  March 13, 2020, is a day that will go down like an apocalyptic milestone in the history of mankind.

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The Music Plus Show ft. Jonita Gandhi – Part 2

In the final episode of The Music Plus Show ft. Jonita Gandhi, watch Jonita explain revenue streams of a modern-day artist.

The Music Plus Show ft. Jonita Gandhi – Part 1

From singing in multi-languages to expressing how Jonita got to work for major production houses in India.

The Music Plus Show: With Dhvani Bhanushali and Ragini Tandan – Part 2

Dhvani and Ragini during their conversation on The Music Plus Show, talk about figures, being Pop-Divas, social-media impact and thoughts before sealing the deal.

B4U Music Tops The Chart In Week 13 Of BARC

In week 13 of BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) all India (U+R), B4U Music comes up at the no. 1

Mastiii Tops The Chart Again In Week 11 of BARC

Week 11 of BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) all India (U+R), saw no major changes as Mastiii again emerged as

Mastiii Tops While Bindass Stays At The Bottom Of The Chart In Week 10 Of BARC

Week 10 of BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) all India (U+R), saw no major changes as Mastiii again emerged as

Music Plus Behind the Scene – With Divya Kumar

Catch Divya Kumar and band jamming before they hit the stage for Sufinama, a Sufi-rock concert on the 18th of October in Ahmedabad. Read More.

MS Subbulakshmi – First Musician to Receive Padma Bhushan Award

    MS Subbulakshmi was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. She

100 Reasons to love Indian Music – Reason No. 99

    When was the first gramophone record made in India?  

The Laws of Music: The D.I.Y. Series (Part 2)

A symphony is a bundle of numerous melodies harmonised into one. Copyright law is quite the same: it is a bundle of numerous exclusive rights.Read more…

The Laws of Music: The D.I.Y. Series (Part One)

In the context of music, musical compositions, lyrics, and recordings of the music, each of these elements are protected by copyright law. Read more

Novex Communications files suit against 30 pubs in Bengaluru and Mysuru for non payment of royalty

Novex Communications, on behalf of music giants Zee, Eros and TIPS, has filed the original suit against 30 pubs in Bengaluru and Mysuru. Read More…

The Economics of Music Festivals

Most music festivals in India fail to sell over 40% of their targets. This leads to lowering last-minute tickets, therefore incurring losses. Read more

The Game of Radio: Acquisition of Big Fm and Radio One

In May 2019, two private Fm stations, Fever and Radio City announced that they would be acquiring Radio One and Big Fm, respectively. Read more

Saregama Carvaan’s financial journey so far

Saregama was earlier known as His Master’s Voice or HMV. This company is known for owning the rights of some of the most popular movie songs. Read more


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