Press Releases · Nov 21, ’17

Saavn Delivers Chart-Topping Original Music and Strengthens Global Reach with New Investors, Endeavor and Senvest

Saavn’s latest Artist Originals single is #1 downloaded track and part of Snapchat’s first partnered music Lens in India. New York, Mumbai, 21st November, 2017 — Saavn continues to innovate the music streaming business model with releases from its in-house label, strategic partnerships, and new global investors. Saavn’s latest release, Bom Diggy, is one of…

Meaningful Marketing: Meet Hatecopy

Music & Culture · Nov 2, ’17 · Meetal Shah, AVP, Brand & Communications

We are a global millennial brand, committed to providing our users with cutting-edge technology, inclusive design, warm interactions, and an unparalleled library of content. We are also fiercely proud of our Sub-continental hearts. Our mission is to build a community that connects the billions, all across the world, who share our South Asian soul. When…

Press Releases · Oct 31, ’17

Saavn uses the Alexa Skills Kit to enable its Music Streaming on Amazon Echo Devices

Mumbai, October 31, 2017: In a major development, online audio and entertainment streaming platform Saavn has teamed up with Amazon for its Alexa voice service. Reinforcing their stronghold in South Asia, Saavn is one of the first music streaming services for Alexa in India and will be made available on Amazon’s Echo line of devices….

Press Releases · Oct 30, ’17

Headphones Are Now The Hottest New Destination for Brands

Saavn Wins 2 Golds at SMARTIES™ Awards and Takes Stage at MMA India Forum As Saavn’s ad inventory grows 25% each quarter, brands are turning on the music to reach an engaged and aspirational youth. New Delhi, India — October 30, 2017 — The power of native audio advertising took center stage on Friday at…

Building for a Billion Listeners: Saavn’s Ad Platform

Ad Platform · Oct 4, ’17 · Gavin Byrne, SVP, Special Projects & Fahm Sikder, Lead Product Designer

We are heading into the closing stretch of 2017 and the audio streaming market is finally inflecting. Collectively streaming services added significant subscribers and subscription revenue and the global revenue outlook for the music industry’s future has gone from bleak to hopeful. As Spotify, Apple Music, and now Pandora continue battling for the limited pool…

Press Releases · May 15, ’17

Saavn Launches Multi-Language Audio Show ‘Kahaani Express’ with India’s Favourite Storyteller, Neelesh Misra

May 15, 2017 — Mumbai, India — Saavn, India’s leading audio entertainment streaming platform today announced its foray into regional content with the launch of a new audio storytelling show, Kahaani Express. Inspired by the Indian Railways, the latest addition to the Saavn Original Programming catalogue will be hosted by renowned storyteller Neelesh Misra. Train…

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…