Indian Music

  • Global Indian Music Academy Awards: 'Aashiqui 2' bags six awards January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Aashiqui 2' led the films category of the fourth Gionee Star Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards as it walked away with six awards here. Initiated by Wizcraft International to applaud the finest achievements in the music Industry, the ceremony hosted by Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh was held Monday evening. The...
  • Actor Ranveer Singh to host fourth edition of GiMA January 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh will host the fourth edition of Global Indian Music Awards (GiMA), it was officially announced on Monday. "It is a huge honour to be invited back to host an awards ceremony of this calibre, celebrating Indian music. The last time around was thrilling, as I got to...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion August 31, 2013

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • Music scholar attempts to create national sound archive August 28, 2013

    Kolkata: A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram...
  • Bob Marley's son follows Indian music for inspiration November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Rohan Marley, son of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley, says he has always been fascinated by Indian music, especially with Bollywood tracks. He has formed a spiritual connect with the country much before he landed here. Bob Marley took reggae music to a new high and is credited...
  • Rohan Marley follows Indian music November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Rohan Marley, son of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley, says he has always been fascinated by Indian music, especially with Bollywood tracks. He has formed a spiritual connect with the country much before he landed here. Bob Marley took reggae music to a new high and is credited with...
  • Remembering Salil Chowdhury: Why he is the most versatile Indian musician November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Salil Chowdhury, affectionately known as 'Salilda' to millions of his admirers was one of the greatest musical talents India ever had, a man of many talents. He was not only an outstanding lyricist and composer, an accomplished and gifted arranger, poet, writer and a playwright but above all...
  • Saif, Parineeti host Global Indian Music Academy Awards October 4, 2012

    Saif Ali Khan and Parineeti Chopra were roped in as hosts by the Global Indian Music Academy or GIMA which is now into its third year of recognising and awarding the best in the Indian Music industry both film and nonfilm. ...
  • The shrinking shelf life of Indian film music July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the regular days, as I made my way to work this morning I switched on the music on my phone and listened to 'Naav' from 'Udaan' (2010). Yes, it has been almost two years since the movie released but this track still imparts ginormous inspiration and sweeping...
  • Indian music legends honoured February 1, 2012

    The biggest names in Indian music were honored by the Limca book of records in the capital. ...
  • Shaan has a tryst with acting October 27, 2011

    Mumbai: Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different getups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) recently. The melodious crooner played characters like Hrithik Roshan in 'Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai', Shah Rukh Khan in 'Main Hoon Na', Aamir Khan...
  • Lata Mangeshwar honoured with Hridaynath award September 29, 2011

    Mumbai: Legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar was today honoured with the first Hridaynath award for her contribution to Indian music at a function here this evening. Lata, who turned 82 today, was presented a cheque of Rs one lakh, a trophy and a shawl by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The award has...
  • Stars shine at Global Indian Music Awards September 23, 2011

    Stars like Shah Rukh Khan and big names from the music industry like Sonu Nigam and Shaan were present at the Global Indian Music Awards. ...
  • I've more Indian collaborations planned: T-Pain June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Two-time Grammy winning rapper and record producer T-Pain has recently worked on a song with Indian music composer Aadesh Srivastava and says he has more such collaborations lined up. The 25-year-old hip-hop star has joined Aadesh on the track 'You're the baddest girl in the world' and is...
  • Steven Tyler is all praises for Indian music May 21, 2011

    You know him as a rock icon, famous for his on-stage antics, powerful voice and signature screams. But there are things about Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler that only a few know of - that he heard Indian musician Ravi Shankar as a teenager and finds joy in his children's laughter...
  • Is music industry losing battle against piracy? December 15, 2010

    Mumbai: Caught in a thick web of piracy, the Rs.8.3-billion ($183 million) Indian music industry is facing serious trouble. Musicians and other artists feel there is not much they can do to save it from the free download menace and call it "a losing battle". Some estimates say a staggering...
  • Saif’s affair with Indian music, wants to make a film January 25, 2008

    Mumbai: Actor Saif Ali Khan, who occasionally strums guitars at rock concerts, wants to do his bit for Indian music by making a film about it. Khan, who recently started a film production house, said he wants to experiment with a film about Indian singers and music - a genre largely...
  • Giving a western touch to classical Indian music August 10, 2007

    Indian Music has been used globally as an accompaniment to almost any music form. But what's amazing is how some of our musicians have used purely western instruments to get a sound that can be found 'only in India'. ...