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Radio and Music August 24, 2016

EDM Sensation Nucleya Releases New Single ‘Take Me There’ and ‘Raja Baja’ Album Exclusively on Saavn

Today, Saavn announces the global release of electronic music artist Nucleya’s newest single ‘Take Me There feat. Kavya Trehan’ from the album ‘Raja Baja’, exclusively to Saavn’s 18 million listeners, ahead of the full ‘Raja Baja’ album release. Nucleya made waves earlier this year as Saavn’s first Artist-in-Residence (AiR), promoting his second album ‘Bass Rani (2015)’. Through Saavn, Nucleya is bringing India’s growing electronic scene to an international audience.
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Billboard August 5, 2016

Saavn Partners with Raghu Dixit on Artist-in-Residence Program

Saavn, the popular Indian streaming platform, has brought in a string of high-profile recruits from movies and music to drive home its new phase of original content programming.
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Business Standard August 4, 2016

Saavn Launches New Shows with Neha Dhupia, Anupama Chopra

Music streaming service Saavn has unveiled a new slate of original programming, which includes a fresh collection of shows from actor Neha Dhupia and film critic Anupama Chopra, along with the addition of Indian singer-songwriter Raghu Dixit to its Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program.
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UNI July 21, 2016

‘Kabali’ Sets Saavn Charts on Fire

Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali has become the highest streamed Tamil album in its month of release, generating a staggering three million streams on Saavn. The Kabali mania has gripped the world beyond comprehension. The album, composed by Santhosh Narayanan has seen an overwhelming response from Saavn listeners across the world showing repetitive listening patterns, hence transcending social and cultural barriers.
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Yahoo Finance July 7, 2016

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, LinkedIn, Genentech, and eBay.
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International Business Times June 17, 2016

The Beatles Make Indian Streaming Service Debut with Saavn

The Beatles released their final album in 1970 but the impact that they had on the world of music is legendary. Even today, you can often come across someone sporting a John Lennon or a Beatles t-shirt on the streets of urban India. Such is their legacy.
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ET

The Beatles Comes to Saavn

Music streaming service Saavn will start offering The Beatles' music catalogue of 13 remastered U.K. studio albums and six essential collections exclusively on its platform starting today.
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ET Tech June 15, 2016

Saavn Raises Funding from U2 & Madonna Manager Guy Oseary

Music streaming service Saavn has raised undisclosed investment from the high-profile US entertainment industry executive & Maverick CEO Guy Oseary.
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Tech Crunch

Indian Streaming Firm Saavn Lands Investment from U.S. Music Mogul Guy Oseary

Saavn, the music streaming service we’ve likened to ‘India’s Spotify’ in the past, has landed a notable strategic investor that could help it unlock more artists and business potential. The startup, which is headquartered in New York with multiple offices in India, today announced an undisclosed investment from high-profile entertainment industry executive Guy Oseary, the man who manages U2, Madonna, and countless other top music acts.
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Radio and Music June 9, 2016

FremantleMedia Web Series Now Streaming on Saavn

FremantleMedia, one of the country's leading producers of television content, today announced that their second venture in the digital space, ‘Confessions: It’s Complicated’, will be available for streaming on Saavn, the India’s leading music streaming platform, in narrative audio format.
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Impact May 22, 2016

Is the Maruti Suzuki and Saavn Jugalbandi Attracting Listeners?

In India, we may not have reached the stage where we can take good internet connectivity for granted, but that has not stopped the visible growth of music streaming apps like Saavn.
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Business Standard May 17, 2016

Stories Pave the Way Forward for Saavn

For nearly three years now, Saavn, a digital music company founded in the US by three Indian entrepreneurs has struck a low key with its brand building efforts. Even as competitors such as gaana.com (owned by Times Internet) played it loud with television and digital campaigns, Saavn's advertising was limited to a few outdoor hoardings and radio ads. But with the market getting into a crush as telecom operators bundle music streaming apps in attractive packages and tie up with established players in the business, Saavn is fine-tuning its brand story. After a recent round of funding where it raised $100 million from Tiger Global, it is exploring new audio formats in different languages and investing in a network of content operators to play more than just songs on its platform.
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The Sunday Guardian May 7, 2016

Crime Podcast Delves Deep into the Aarushi Murder Case

On a warm summer morning some years back, 16 May, when the entire country was slowly waking up to the bone-chilling case of the double murders of Noida, just like every other public reaction, Nishita Jha’s too was first outrage and then amnesia.
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Billboard April 27, 2016

Indian Streaming Service Saavn Expands Into Middle East

Saavn, the second-most popular streaming service in India, has announced a partnership Saudi Telecommunications Company subsidiary VIVA Bahrain that will bring the service to the small island nation, which lies just to the east of Saudi Arabia.
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The Times Of India April 26, 2016

Google Chromecast and Chromecast Audio launched in India starting at Rs 3,399 : 9 things to know

Chromecast Audio basically helps Android smartphone users to stream music to any speaker wirelessly over Wi-Fi. The main USP is that it works independently and offers better range than other Bluetooth adapters which convert normal wired speakers into Bluetooth speakers. It works with a number of apps including Saavn and Wynk Music. The multi-room feature makes it possible to connect multiple speakers throughout a living space.
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Brand Equity April 13, 2016

Here’s Why Saavn is Not Just the Same Old Song and Dance

Globally, audio is experiencing something of a resurrection. The Amazon-owned Audible allows clips and bites of audio content to be shared with one's social community. Berlin-based online audio distribution platform SoundCloud is, as reported, trying to pitch itself as 'YouTube for audio' allowing users to upload, record, promote, and share their clips. WYNC, the New York public radio station, has started creating 'audiograms' to promote its shows on social media essentially turning a piece of audio into a video file. All of these are essentially trying to do one thing - make audio more bite-sized and shareable or make it social as video has become globally. Which also means stepping out of music-only and looking at audio in its entirety.
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International Business Times April 12, 2016

Facebook F8 Attracts Indian Developers As Social Network Ups Advocacy For Emerging Markets

“Given Facebook’s heavy usage across the globe and, more importantly, across emerging markets like India, the services provided by Facebook naturally boost our engagement and the richness of our own app’s offerings,” Vinodh Bhat, Saavn’s co-founder, president and chief strategy officer, wrote in an email.
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The Huffington Post April 6, 2016

Saavn To Launch 9 New Podcasts In Push For Original Programming

Music streaming service Saavn took a step into podcasting by launching 9 podcasts under their 'Original Programming Service'. The podcasts will be live from May 1 for streaming on the Saavn App. The podcasts will cover genres such as Music, Sports, Crime, Comedy and Narrative Storytelling.
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Radio and Music

We Chose Saavn to Reach Urban and Upper Class Groups: Godrej Group Marketing Head Shireesh Joshi

Godrej has collaborated with music streaming platform Saavn for a unique promotional strategy.
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Forbes April 5, 2016

Saavn Turns Into Entertainment Platform with Original Programming

Music streaming app Saavn on Tuesday announced the launch of Saavn Original Programming, in partnership with radio icon Neelesh Misra, podcast network Indus Vox Media, and digital media brand Arré.
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Times Of India

Saavn Launches Original Programming

Music streaming service Saavn on Tuesday announced the launch of Saavn Original Programming, a new initiative that will include a collection of original, long-form audio programmes for its Indian and global audience.
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Afaqs March 22, 2016

Maruti Suzuki, Saavn and Razorfish Launch ‘Branded Streaming Radio Station’

The digital agency Razorfish and the music streaming service Saavn, in partnership with the automobile company Maruti Suzuki India, have released a brand-dedicated streaming radio station on Saavn called Road Tripping. The new station is available for streaming globally on Saavn's app, and features Bollywood and Indie music.
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The Economic Times March 17, 2016

Music Streaming App Saavn Partners with US Based Fintech Company Mozido

Music streaming app service Saavn inks multi-year agreement with U.S based mobile payments company, Mozido, the deal marks the fintech company's entry into India.
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Music Week March 16, 2016

Mozido Partners with Saavn For Mobile Payments

India's leading music streaming service, Saavn, has ink a deal with US-based mobile payments company Mozido.
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Live Mint

Saavn Partners Mozido for Mobile Payments Solution

Music streaming services provider Saavn Llc on Wednesday said it had partnered with US-based mobile payment specialist Mozido Llc to offer a new payment option to its users.
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