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Short-video app Moj wants a community of 1m creators

Two of India's biggest short-video apps, Moj and MX TakaTak, announced plans to merge earlier this year.
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WMG gets into Bollywood music with Jjust Music deal

The latest major-label move in India is from WMG, via a partnership between its Warner Music India subsidiary and film-music label Jjust Music.
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The global recorded music industry grew by 18.5% to $25.9bn in 2021

The tale of 2021 for the recorded music industry in a nutshell? Absolute stonks. Global recorded music revenues grew by 18.5% to $25.9bn.
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Indian startup Beatoven debuts AI-made production music

Customers can upload a video or podcast to the platform and mark their edits, as well as choosing from 16 moods and five genres for those sections.
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IMI outlines Covid-19’s streaming silver lining in India

Indian music industry body IMI has published its latest report, which includes data on how music has been "a savior in Covid-19 times".
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Spotify has doubled its subscribers in India over the last year

India is growing in importance as a market for Spotify, according to the company's VP of markets and subscriber growth Gustav Gyllenhammar.
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Indian radio-streaming app Mirchi launches internationally

It's part of the same corporate family – Times of India – as Gaana, running radio stations across the country.
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Def Jam India aims to capitalise on growth of local hip-hop

Universal Music Group is stepping up its efforts to sign Indian artists and help them break globally with the launch of Def Jam India.
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Music NFTs roundup: WishWorld, Avenged Sevenfold, RAC, Vérité…

Start with WishWorld, a new NFT marketplace being launched in India through a partnership between two companies: One Mercuri and Aqilliz.
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Indian short-video apps Moj and MX TakaTak set for $900m merger

The two apps are coming together in a merger brokered by their parent companies ShareChat and MX Media, with the former in the guiding seat of the new entity.
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Sony Music’s revenues grew by 23.9% in 2021 to $7.49bn

Sony Music's parent company published its latest financial results yesterday, including figures for its music business.
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Saregama trails plans to invest $100m in its music business

Indian films and music company Saregama is planning a major investment of "up to Rs 750 crore" (that's around $100m) in the latter part of its business.