Indian music label Saregama signs a global music licensing deal with TikTok competitor Triller

India’s oldest music label Saregama partner with American platform Triller to add their large catelogue to the short-form video app.

YouTube Shorts will make it easy to create short-form videos over music

A new button under music videos on YouTube will make it easy to capture short-form dancing and lip-sync videos on YouTube Shorts.

Free music distribution for Indian artists

RouteNote’s industry leading free music distribution is available to all artists and labels worldwide.

Spotify introduce Premium Mini in India – Unlimited ad-free music for 7 rupees/day or 25 rupees/week

Spotify launch a cheaper plan in India – Premium Mini. For just 7 rupees/day ($0.10) or 25 rupees/week ($0.34) users get unlimited ad-free music and 30 song downloads.

Events and live stream ticketing company DICE launches in India

London-based ticketing company DICE offers users recommendations for upcoming shows and more recently live streams. DICE is now available in India. Founded in 2014, DICE is live in the UK, US, France, Italy, Spain, Australia…

Xiami’s Google Assistant powered Mi Smart Speaker packs a punch at under $50

The new Mi Smart Speakers from Xiami, currently sold only in India, offers room filling, bass-heavy audio at an affordable price. As Xiami continue to expand beyond smart phones, they recently debuted their new “smarter…

T-Series are taking legal action against Indian short-video apps over un-licensed music

Indian music label and film production company T-Series have filed a lawsuit and copyright violation notices against many short-video apps. TikTok has licensing agreements in place with many labels and publishers, however in TikTok’s absence…

Indian short video app Moj report over 50 million users one month after launching

As short video apps fight to take over the 200 million users TikTok left after its ban, Moj pulls in over 50m users just over a month after launching. Since TikTok’s ban in India, many…

TikTok competitor Likee reports over 150m monthly active users

As tensions between TikTok and the US Government rise, TikTok rival Likee increases 86.2% year-on-year. Since being banned from India and their fragile state in the US, many TikTok competitors have emerged such as Triller,…

ByteDance’s music streaming platform Resso may be banned from India soon

After TikTok and 58 other Chinese-owned app were banned last month for security and privacy reasons, 275 more app are being looked into by Indian officials. The report from The Economic Times claims that 275…