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…

ByteDance closes Indian short-form video app Vigo to promote TikTok

ByteDance hopes the move will encourage the 5 million monthly active users to migrate to TikTok which currently has 200 million users in India. Flipagram was a US-based brand, before being purchased by Chinese company…

Facebook strike a license deal with Indian label Saregama

Indian music label Saregama and Facebook sign a global license deal for use of their music in Facebook and Instagram. The deal was announced by Facebook earlier this week. The license allows Facebook and Instagram…

Spotify add over 100k tracks to Indian catalogue

Spotify have recently signed a deal with Indian record label Saregama, adding their full catalogue of over 100,000 songs to the platform in India. Spotify launched in India last year, since then it has been…

Acast partners with JioSaavn to bring podcasts to the streaming platform

The largest global podcast company – Acast and the second largest music streaming platform in India – JioSaavn, join forces to bring thousands of podcasts to millions of listeners. Podcasts have become a huge deal…

Spotify’s first year in India tells us these 3 things about Indian streamers

One year ago this month Spotify launched in India and after a successful year they’ve found out a bit about how the country listens to music. Spotify are celebrating a year in India which has…

A YouTube Channel has hit 100 billion views for the first time ever

India’s T-Series YouTube channel has become the first channel to ever earn 100 billion total video views. Last year the Indian entertainment channel overtook PewDiePie as the most subscribed channel in the world. T-Series is…

How to upload my music to JioSaavn

JioMusic & Saavn merged to form JioSaavn in 2018 to become one of India’s largest streamers with over 250 million subscribers. Since Saavn launched in 2007, it has built a catalogue of 50 million tracks…