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Grammy Award-winning Billie Eilish (left) recently said she didn’t know Van Halen

Sunday Debate: Making a case for (and against) music marketing

By Palash Sen and Adityan Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:41 AM IST
Youngsters aren’t really listening to music, they’re consuming what’s marketed to them, alleges Palash Sen. 28-year-old Adityan Nair counters
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His latest track is titled Closer(Photo: Instagram)
His latest track is titled Closer(Photo: Instagram)

Dualist Inquiry: I stay focused on my journey, don’t follow trends

By Navneet Vyasan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 09:56 PM IST
The EDM artiste says it is important to stay true to yourself as the music industry keeps changing ‘beyond recognition’ every few years
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Jatin Pandit
Jatin Pandit

I agree, there is favouritism in the industry: Jatin Pandit

By Nishad Neelambaran | HT Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 01:40 PM IST
The senior music composer says that record labels only promote singers and musicians who have signed for them
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Singer Rahul Jain recently launched his new song Tenu Meri Umar Lag Jaave featuring choreographer Terence Lewis.
Singer Rahul Jain recently launched his new song Tenu Meri Umar Lag Jaave featuring choreographer Terence Lewis.

Singer Rahul Jain: Remix artistes are killing original talents

By Juhi Chakraborty | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 02:16 PM IST
Tenu Meri Umar Lag Jaave singer Rahul Jain finds it sad that film producers want to play it safe and opt for a couple of old songs, rehash them and put it in a film’s album.
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Singer Hariharan during his performance at NH7 Weekender last year.
Singer Hariharan during his performance at NH7 Weekender last year.

Covid-19 crisis looms large over music festivals: Most postponed, some going virtual, but artists, fans & organisers are hopeful

By Shreya Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 01:09 PM IST
Music festival organisers and musicians talk about how the crisis has affected the music scene and has been a crushing blow to independent artistes, who look forward to such events for visibility, earning and making more contacts for future work.
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Dhruv Rajpal aka DRV and Tannerwell
Dhruv Rajpal aka DRV and Tannerwell

Tannerwell & Dhruv Rajpal set the internet ablaze with their latest collaboration - BOMBAY

UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Bombay is a modern version of a very classic Bombay-Delhi connection, from the viewpoint of two young hustlers who are turning their dreams into reality step-by-step.
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Learning to play an instrument gives kids an opportunity to engage in an artistic pursuit and pursue a hobby they can enjoy alone or with others.(Unsplash)
Learning to play an instrument gives kids an opportunity to engage in an artistic pursuit and pursue a hobby they can enjoy alone or with others.(Unsplash)

Music lessons are the best investment for your kids

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 05:12 PM IST
A study suggests that learning to play music from the age of six or seven boosted development in areas of the brain that deal with reading skills, speech perception and language development.
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In 2006, Mathur founded “Aasma Dance Company”.
In 2006, Mathur founded “Aasma Dance Company”.

Ashish Mathur sets new standards in choreography to achieve ultimate goals

UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 03:36 PM IST
His interests are wide, with additional interest being AECL (Artist Event Cricket League), which is his venture launched in 2019 to focus on people from the industry.
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Koustuv has been working in the music industry since long time and he has worked with many well-known music composers like Ram Sampath, Vishal Shekhar, Salim–Sulaiman, Pritam, Rajat Dholakia.
Koustuv has been working in the music industry since long time and he has worked with many well-known music composers like Ram Sampath, Vishal Shekhar, Salim–Sulaiman, Pritam, Rajat Dholakia.

Koustuv Ghosh is elated with positive response for his latest romantic single ‘Playing Games’

PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 06:08 PM IST
‘Playing Games’ also got featured in some amazing playlists curated by Spotify (Radar India), JioSaavn (Sounds of India - West), Apple Music (Breaking Indian Independent) and Hungama Music (Fresh Voice International & So Fresh:International)
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Their first team together did ponder as ‘Saawariya’ for the most part was a widely praised truly hit just as made an imprint certainly worldwide in the ‘Theoretical Indian Electronica’ world.
Their first team together did ponder as ‘Saawariya’ for the most part was a widely praised truly hit just as made an imprint certainly worldwide in the ‘Theoretical Indian Electronica’ world.

Music paramours Tech Panda and Kenzani leading all the way

PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2020 08:43 PM IST
They both formed a duo and released their first kind of single called ‘Saawariya’ in a subtle way.
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SP Balasubrahmanyam has been hospitalized since August 5 in Chennai.
SP Balasubrahmanyam has been hospitalized since August 5 in Chennai.

SP Balasubrahmanyam’s son SP Charan asks not to believe rumours on father’s Covid-19 status

By Karthik Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam was hospitalized after he tested positive for the coronavirus. In mid August, his health deteriorated and he had to be shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) and put on a ventilator.
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While Abuzar has released a bunch of tracks on his YouTube channel that have been received very well, he has a couple of more songs lined up.
While Abuzar has released a bunch of tracks on his YouTube channel that have been received very well, he has a couple of more songs lined up.

“There were many challenges but I managed to overcome them” – Singer Abuzar Akhtar on recording songs during the lockdown

UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Akhtar, who delivered a chartbuster song last year in the form of “Speaker Phat Jaaye” for ‘Total Dhamaal’, has released a couple of tracks including a reprised version of “Gazab Ka Hai Din” (‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’) and a medley of popular friendship-based songs on his YouTube channel.
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India’s first female professional tabla player, Anuradha Pal is coming forward to support fellow musicians in crisis
India’s first female professional tabla player, Anuradha Pal is coming forward to support fellow musicians in crisis

A virtual music concert to beat odds and blues

By Karishma Kuenzang | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 08:07 PM IST
An online festival organised by tabla player Anuradha Pal is the financial ray of hope that India’s indigenous musicians need
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Ritviz feels that artistes will have to find a way to “ blend in”, and adjust to doing things over the Internet for a while
Ritviz feels that artistes will have to find a way to “ blend in”, and adjust to doing things over the Internet for a while

Playing to the rhythm: What’s the future of Live music post Covid-19?

By Nishad Neelambaran and Samarth Goyal | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 02:53 AM IST
With the number of cases rising everyday, musicians enthralling an arena full of audience, still remains a distant dream
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Music composer-singer Arko Pravo Mukherjee is behind songs such as Nazm Nazm and Tere Sang Yaara.
Music composer-singer Arko Pravo Mukherjee is behind songs such as Nazm Nazm and Tere Sang Yaara.

Arko on favouritism debate in the music industry: In case of films, music labels should not forcibly impose their opinion

By Rishabh Suri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 09:32 PM IST
Music composer Arko Pravo Mukherjee feels that while sometimes he, along with the film’s director has been able to go for their choice of singers for a song, music labels otherwise insist on their signed artists.
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Shekhar Suman has visited Sushant Singh Rajput’s Patna residence in June.
Shekhar Suman has visited Sushant Singh Rajput’s Patna residence in June.

Shekhar Suman on aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: ‘The cartel is already scared’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Shekhar Suman, in twin tweets, insisted that Sushant Singh Rajput’s shocking death has resulted in a people-led movement to clean up Bollywood.
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Born and brought up in the UK and US, music has been Naman’s passion since childhood.
Born and brought up in the UK and US, music has been Naman’s passion since childhood.

Naman Dhillon is a new star singer ready to shine in the American-Punjabi music industry

UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 06:25 PM IST
His 2018 song, Yaar Tera, which he did with 62 West Studio created a good impression on the audience and propelled him for more in the industry.
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Singer-composer Sonu Nigam claimed in a video he posted on social media recently that nepotism and favouritism are rampant in Bollywood music industry
Singer-composer Sonu Nigam claimed in a video he posted on social media recently that nepotism and favouritism are rampant in Bollywood music industry

Is music industry run on favouritism? Here’s what singers and musicians have to say

By Rishabh Suri and Nikita Deb | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Singer Sonu Nigam claimed in a recent video that the Bollywood music industry is run on favouritism and nepotism. We apeak to some of the most prominent musicians about this and bring you both sides.
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Sonu Nigam spoke about how the Bollywood music industry functions in a new video.
Sonu Nigam spoke about how the Bollywood music industry functions in a new video.

Too much power wielded in limited hands will create more Sushant Singh Rajput like stories

By Samarth Goyal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 08:17 AM IST
Singer Sonu Nigam speaks to us explaining his intentions behind releasing the seven-minute long video on Instagram, in which he asked music labels and top stars to be “sensitive and kind” towards young artistes and newcomers.
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Sonu Nigam spoke about how the Bollywood music industry functions in a new video.
Sonu Nigam spoke about how the Bollywood music industry functions in a new video.

Sonu Nigam on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: ‘You might soon hear about suicides in the music industry’

By HT Entertainment News | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 04:09 PM IST
Singer Sonu Nigam took to Instagram to post a video in which he spoke at length about how the Bollywood music industry functions and said don’t be surprised if a case like Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide happens here as well.
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Singer Sonu Nigam says he has a home studio in Dubai, so he gets his work done himself from there
Singer Sonu Nigam says he has a home studio in Dubai, so he gets his work done himself from there

Sonu Nigam: Until concert scenario opens up, won’t leave my son in Dubai and stay in isolation in Mumbai

By Rishabh Suri | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 06:26 PM IST
It has been close to three months since the singer has been stuck in Dubai due to the nationwide lockdown.
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DJ Shiva Manvi
DJ Shiva Manvi

DJ Shiva Manvi is spending his time learning new things and inspiring others during lockdown

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Shiva has been a frequent performer at some of the biggest entertainment events like Sunburn, Supersonic, Time Out Sensation, Budweiser Experiences and other such events.
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Rahul is upbeat about his collaboration with Raftaar on the song, Thoda .
Rahul is upbeat about his collaboration with Raftaar on the song, Thoda .

Raftaar and Rahul Sathu’s lockdown anthem ‘Thoda’ is the boost we all need

UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 05:48 PM IST
It is a romantic R&B, Hip-Hop song set to the tune of a catchy Bollywood melody. If you’ll listen to it once, you’ll keep playing it on the loop all day long.
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The latest offering from Avvy’s music stable is the song “Ehna Chauni Aa”, sung by the multi-talented Jassie Gill.
The latest offering from Avvy’s music stable is the song “Ehna Chauni Aa”, sung by the multi-talented Jassie Gill.

Here’s Why Avvy Sra is the next rising star in Indian popular music

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 04:31 PM IST
Only last year, he joined notes with Sukh-E for a very popular song, “Coka-Coka”, which received 412 million views on YouTube and was a topper of every party playlist everywhere.
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Rehan is all set to collaborate with known personality Anjana Ankur Singh, to flood Bollywood with some exciting new projects.
Rehan is all set to collaborate with known personality Anjana Ankur Singh, to flood Bollywood with some exciting new projects.

Rehan F.R. Shaikh and Anjana Ankur Singh join hands to create music

UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 04:35 PM IST
In addition to film music, Rehan has also achieved milestones working on music videos like “Naina Vich” with Abhijeet Sawant as an executive producer and on “Tere Mere Darmiyan” with Yaseer Desai.
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As a model, Nitin has worked with different brands and organizations, besides remaining a regular part of various fashion shows.
As a model, Nitin has worked with different brands and organizations, besides remaining a regular part of various fashion shows.

After Punjabi films Nitin Kumar aka Nitin Vilecha has his eyes set on Bollywood

UPDATED ON APR 03, 2020 03:34 PM IST
He turned to music industry and stepped into Punjabi film industry with his path-breaking songs.
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Hamilton is a Brooklyn based record producer, sound engineer & writer, musician & co-owner of Studio G in Brooklyn, New York
Hamilton is a Brooklyn based record producer, sound engineer & writer, musician & co-owner of Studio G in Brooklyn, New York

Soundideaz Academy organises Grammy nominee Joel Hamilton’s master class

UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 01:34 PM IST
The vision behind organising the workshop was to introduce world-class artists & technicians to the students and professionals of the audio and music industry in Mumbai.
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Vishwa is determined to create multiple entertainment alternatives for the ‘restless youth’ of the country through events that focus on sharper content.(CounterCulture)
Vishwa is determined to create multiple entertainment alternatives for the ‘restless youth’ of the country through events that focus on sharper content.(CounterCulture)

Vishwaraj Mohan’s CounterCulture creates alternative mindspaces

UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 04:42 PM IST
He is focused on creating dedicated new addresses for music and comedy across the country. Over the past decade he has established himself and CounterCulture as a well-known name and brand in the country’s indie music industry.
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Nadeem Saifi’s last composed song ‘Hue Bechain’ has recorded a whopping 300 Million views
Nadeem Saifi’s last composed song ‘Hue Bechain’ has recorded a whopping 300 Million views

Music Maestro, Nadeem Saifi’s ‘Hue Bechain’ hits the milestone of 300 Million views

UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 04:48 PM IST
Not a stranger to success, the veteran composer has once again proved his mettle through music
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Alka’s debut songs are ‘Aa Pass’, which has been composed by Raaj Aashoo and sung by Dev Negi, and ‘Higher’, which has been composed by Raaj Aashoo and sung by Swati Sharma.
Alka’s debut songs are ‘Aa Pass’, which has been composed by Raaj Aashoo and sung by Dev Negi, and ‘Higher’, which has been composed by Raaj Aashoo and sung by Swati Sharma.

From Bareilly to Bollywood-Lyricist Alka Khan makes her debut with T-Series in X Ray The Inner Image

UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 06:02 PM IST
Alka has been writing songs since she was a child. She says it’s a gift from her father, who wrote shayaris for her mother.
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