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We’re Making Some Changes…

Rishi Malhotra, CEO & Co-Founder

We’re Making Some Changes…

Music & Culture · Nov 2, ’16 · Rishi Malhotra, CEO & Co-Founder

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…

Press Releases · Apr 24, ’17

Saavn Releases First Folk-Pop Tune With Singer-Songwriter Prateek Kuhad

The latest single from one of India’s most acclaimed independent artists will be distributed globally through Saavn’s Artist Originals program. April 24, 2017 — New York, NY and Mumbai, IN — Saavn, South Asia’s audio and music streaming service, in collaboration with indie artist, Prateek Kuhad, is announcing the release of their newest single, “Tum…

Press Releases · Apr 3, ’17

Toronto Artist Sickick Takes Global Stage with Latest Original Music Release From Saavn

The popular electronic music artist is making waves across the Atlantic, and beyond, with No Games, an Artist Originals (AO) collaboration with music streaming company, Saavn. Mumbai & New York – April 3, 2017 – Saavn, South Asia’s audio and music streaming service, in collaboration with electronic music artist, Sickick, announced the release of Sickick’s…

Press Releases · Feb 24, ’17

Saavn Launches Artist Originals, Sets Tone for Indian Hip-Hop with New Track by Naezy

With the AO program, Saavn reaches underground to accelerate new artists, produce originals and merge East-West talent New York & Mumbai – February 24, 2017 – Saavn, South Asia’s audio and music streaming service, today announced its expansion into original music with the worldwide release of “Azaad Hu Mai,” a genre-defining track from underground hip-hop…

Single? Forever Alone? Nope – Taken by Arijit’s Music.

Data · Feb 21, ’17 · Uddhav Parab, Lead Copywriter and Surabhi Shastri, Manager, Data Products

Ah, Valentine’s Day. Nothing’s more divisive than the day of love. But whether you believe in going out on a limb, or treat is just like any other day, you won’t be able to keep music out of it. At Saavn, we love music (obviously), and we love data. It’s the secret love potion that…

Press Releases · Feb 2, ’17

Saavn Becomes the First Company to Launch Programmatic Audio Advertising for Mobile Devices in India

Strategic partnership with AdsWizz and Omnicom Media Group enable brands to access Saavn’s 20 million listeners with real-time buying and selling of audio advertising Mumbai and New York, February 2, 2017 — Saavn today announced the launch of programmatic audio advertising in India, the newest addition to Saavn’s extensive suite of advertising technology offerings. This…

Measuring Diversity: Shannon’s Diversity Index

Code, Data · Oct 26, ’16 · Kovid Kapoor, Tech Lead, Data

We keep hearing about how Mumbai and New York are the two most diverse cities in India and US respectively, in terms of the culture and languages of people. So we thought – does our data support this hypothesis? We came up with a metric to measure the diversity score of some of the largest…

Press Releases · Aug 31, ’16

Saavn Welcomes MissMalini Back to Audio with the Newest Saavn Original Show

Saavn listeners will have something new to look forward to this September as renowned celebrity blogger MissMalini joins the Original Programming Series lineup with her own show, Bollywood+ With MissMalini. Saavn listeners will now get exclusive access to the juiciest Bollywood gossip, with MissMalini as their weekly guide. In her long-awaited return to audio, Malini…

Press Releases · Aug 4, ’16

Saavn Expands Original Programming with New Genres and A-List Entertainers

Saavn, India’s leading audio entertainment streaming platform, today revealed an entirely new slate of original programming to debut in August and September. The new collection of shows includes Film Companion with Anupama Chopra and #NoFilter Neha hosted by Neha Dhupia. Additionally, Raghu Dixit, internationally acclaimed Indian Indie musician & music director, joins Saavn’s Artist-in-Residence (AiR)…