At a time when music labels are trying to diversify into films, Essel group company Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has launched a music label called Zee Music Company (ZMC), ... Continue_Reading
(by NT Balanarayan, Vikas SN & Nikhil Pahwa) Exclusive: US-based music streaming website Rdio has acquired Indian music streaming website Dhingana, Dhingana has confirmed to MediaNama. MediaNama had heard about ... Continue_Reading
Music streaming service Saavn has added operator billing support for its premium service. (Hat tip: Ram) ... Continue_Reading

Gaana opens up its APIs to music app developers

(by NT Balanarayan & Vikas SN) Times Internet’s music streaming website Gaana has opened up its developer platform letting developers access more than three million songs from its catalog to ... Continue_Reading
A discussion I had after a Nokia Music Connects session was a bit of a revelation about what music labels in India were doing to hold on to power. During the ... Continue_Reading

Dhingana Shuts Down

Update: Want To Disrupt The Music Business In India? Here’s How Earlier today: Online music streaming service Dhingana has shut down. It’s website now carries a message for visitors stating ... Continue_Reading
Tata Sky has tied-up with to launch a DTH-based Karaoke service, which the company claims is the first in the world. The service showcases music videos along with lyrics and ... Continue_Reading
Update: NextBigWhat had earlier reported that the deal was for Rs2 Crore, but this has been denied by Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani. ... Continue_Reading
After a year or so at the helm of music major Saregama India, its CEO Surya Mantha has resigned. Confirming to MediaNama that he is moving on Mantha messaged MediaNama ... Continue_Reading

UK-Based Indian YouTube Artist Inks Deal with T-Series

Pulkit Arora T-Series has inked a deal with the UK-based YouTube phenomenon, Arjun ... Continue_Reading
Update: A T-Series representative has whatsapped us a statement quoting Neeraj Kalyan, President of T-Series as saying that “We regret to inform you that we have decided to relinquish the ... Continue_Reading
T-Series has responded to allegations made by actor-turned producer Abhay Deol about questionable legal practices allegedly adopted by the company. ... Continue_Reading