Sony Music India (SMI) has announced an exclusive recording agreement with India’s young and successful music composer, Amaal Mallik. The multi-song deal will see Amaal debut as a pop artist, although he will keep working as a music director on film projects.
“Joining hands with SMI on my debut is a landmark moment because the pairing of our vision and honesty towards my music will create, what I call a melodic shift in the pop music space,” said, Amaal Mallik.
The composer, singer, and lyricist has delivered some of Bollywood’s biggest chartbusters, for such films as Kabir Singh, M S Dhoni The Untold Story, Airlift, Kapoor & Sons, among others.
“I am pleased to welcome Amaal Mallik to the Sony Music family,” said Rajat Kakar, Managing Director of Sony Music India.
“Sony Music India is committed to helping accelerate the growth of independent music by developing young creative artists our partnership with Amaal will further this cause.
Mallik’s songs garner more than 10 million listeners on Spotify and JioSaavn and his music has nearly three billion streams on Gaana. He has won a number of prominent music awards and has also performed live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
“As a composer, I’ve always been the heart of my songs, but my fans have patiently waited for 3 years to see me on screen as a performer and singer, ” Said Mallik
Earlier in the year, Sony Music India signed exclusive agreements with popular rapper Raftaar and indie label Kalamkaar.