News

19 Posts

General announcements, updates, partnerships, and other news we couldn’t wait to share.

  1. We’re Making Some Changes…

    Rishi Malhotra Rishi Malhotra

    Saavn's Co-founder and CEO Posted Nov 2, 2016 in News

    Dear Saavn Family, We’re making some changes and want you to be the first to know. We started Saavn 7 years ago with a simple goal in mind: Delight the world with music. Thanks to you and all your support, Saavn has grown to a proud team of 190 people around the globe. We continue… Continue Reading

  2. Global Leadership: How We Manage 3 Time Zones to Deliver an Industry-Leading Company

    Rishi Malhotra Rishi Malhotra

    Saavn's Co-founder and CEO Posted Mar 26, 2016 in News

    VCCircle today published excerpts of an email interview with me and other executives from Indian businesses. I am sharing my full answers here, for a more balanced perspective on running a cross-continental business, which, ultimately, works to Saavn’s advantage. 1. Even as we live in a connected world, how easy or difficult is to manage… Continue Reading

  3. Saavn Radio on Windows 10

    Poornima Hanumara Poornima Hanumara

    Product Manager, and Saavn's resident pivot tables expert. Posted Mar 3, 2016 in News

    We’re excited to announce that Saavn on Windows 10 now has Radio functionality – on any PC, tablet or Phone that has Windows 10! Since we launched Saavn for Windows in August of 2015, we’ve welcomed an amazing group of Windows listeners to Saavn – streaming a record breaking number of songs, and giving us lots of love (4.3… Continue Reading

  4. Donate to Nepal Earthquake Relief

    Rishi Malhotra Rishi Malhotra

    Saavn's Co-founder and CEO Posted Apr 28, 2015 in News

    Today, let’s stand together. It is hard to find the words to express the tragedy of so many people lost to the Nepal earthquake. But, amidst the darkness of devastation on this scale, there is always light. The world comes together; we remember what (and who) matters most in our lives; we embrace compassion; we… Continue Reading

  5. No Data, All Play: Welcome to Saavn FreeStream (Beta)

    Poornima Hanumara Poornima Hanumara

    Product Manager, and Saavn's resident pivot tables expert. Posted Apr 24, 2015 in News

    If you ask India’s 1.3 billion people whether they listen to music, in some form, on a daily basis, you’d probably receive 1.199 billion “yesses.” 100 million of these people (and more, each day) have smartphones in hand, with infinite choices for mobile listening. Only one of those choices requires no out-of-pocket cost, guarantees a… Continue Reading

  6. #LetsPlay – Introducing Saavn Social!

    Sneha Mehta Sneha Mehta

    Saavn's Editor-In-Chief, playlist mastermind, and Bollywood trivia phenom. Posted Apr 9, 2015 in News

    We’re excited to announce the launch of something game-changing…Saavn Social is here! With today’s update of the Saavn app (available free now in the Google Play Store and the iTunes App Store), you can tag friends, follow artists, and – yes! – even music chat on Saavn. We’re making music social, starting today! If music… Continue Reading

  7. Imagine Dragons Festival

    Siddhant Pillai Siddhant Pillai

    Assistant Editor at Saavn/travel adventurer/badminton player/sitar student! Posted Mar 24, 2015 in News

    Are you still loving Imagine Dragon’s sophomore album Smoke + Mirrors? Well, today they’re sharing a set of their favorite songs just for you, only on Saavn! Give it a whirl at http://saa.vn/imaginedragonsfest. We got a chance to chat with the Grammy award-winning band who shared their thoughts on Smoke + Mirrors and alternate career choices, and also… Continue Reading

  8. Dusty Springfield: A Portrait

    Siddhant Pillai Siddhant Pillai

    Assistant Editor at Saavn/travel adventurer/badminton player/sitar student! Posted Mar 12, 2015 in News

    Siddhant Pillai traces the meteoric rise & fall of the iconic star of the swinging sixties. Before Adele, Duffy, Amy Winehouse & Lulu, there was Dusty Springfield, Britain’s greatest female soul singer who brought unparalleled depth to whatever genre she touched – be it pop, R&B or disco. She was the original diva, cloaked in… Continue Reading

  9. A Singing Rebel

    Siddhant Pillai Siddhant Pillai

    Assistant Editor at Saavn/travel adventurer/badminton player/sitar student! Posted Mar 5, 2015 in News

    As we approach International Women’s Day, Siddhant Pillai remembers Gangubai Hangal, the doyen of the Kirana gharana, who dared to scale the heights of music. Born on this day into a “low-caste” fishing community in 1913, Gangubai Hangal fought caste and gender barriers to chisel a singing career that spanned more than seven decades. She… Continue Reading

  10. Listen to Music – Help Saavn Provide 5000 Children with Daily Meals.

    Teresa Bigelow Teresa Bigelow

    PR Director Posted Feb 16, 2015 in News

    Go listen to music. Go play music. Go be around music.  This was the one request our CEO, Rishi Malhotra, left us with at the close of Saavn’s last global all-hands meeting. And it’s the single most important thing we do at our company. Music isn’t just our business; it’s our lifestyle and our passion…. Continue Reading