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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
“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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.