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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…

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…

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)…

Press Releases · Jul 21, ’16

Kabali sets Saavn Charts on Fire

Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali music album has generated a staggering 3 Million streams on Saavn, India’s leading music streaming app, and the number is only increasing by the minute. With this, Kabali has become the highest streamed Tamil album in its month of release. The Kabali mania has gripped the world beyond comprehension. The album, composed…

Press Releases · Jul 7, ’16

Saavn Announced as 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award Winner in Mobile

Saavn, India’s leading audio entertainment streaming platform, has won the 2016 MongoDB Innovation Award in the mobile category, recognizing the company’s engineering team as one of the best in the world. Run by the American database company MongoDB, the Innovation Awards annually recognize organizations creating world’s most groundbreaking data-driven applications. Past award recipients include Facebook,…

Press Releases · Jun 17, ’16

The Beatles Make Indian Streaming Service Debut on Saavn

Saavn, India’s leading audio streaming service, today announced the exclusive release of The Beatles’ catalogue of 13 remastered U.K. studio albums and six essential collections, making the music of the legendary English rock band available for streaming for the first time on an Indian platform. The Beatles’ music first became available through streaming services to…

Press Releases · Jun 15, ’16

Music Industry Powerhouse Guy Oseary Joins Saavn as Investor and Partner

Saavn, India’s leading entertainment streaming service, today announced that Guy Oseary, the legendary record executive, investor, talent manager, and CEO of Maverick, will join the company as a partner and investor. Oseary’s career in the entertainment industry spans decades of achievement. At Maverick Records, he led the label to sales of over 100 million records,…