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62nd Annual General Meeting of MCAI ...

I am a member of MCAI since 1st June 2016, and this was the 3rd Annual General Meeting of the association i attended on 28th September 2019, and if I have to ...

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Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke award

It was in 1969 that Amitabh Bachchan made his big screen debut with Saat Hindustani, and four decades later, he is still busy entertaining the audience with his perfor...

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Vanraj Bhatia aided by IPRS after he suffers from ill-healt...

  After discovering that veteran music composer Vanraj Bhatia suffering from health issues and claiming to be penniless, the Indian Performing Right Socie...

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Virtuoso music composer Vanraj Bhatia struggles to make ends...

  Friends, admirers start raising funds for Vanraj Bhatia’s medical care. Alone and penniless, top composer, 92, lives isolated and bed...

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India’s largest movie screen launched at AP's Sullurpeta

  Why should urban audiences have all the fun? That seems to be the thought behind EPIQ, India’s largest screen, which was launched at Sullurpet on ...

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Ace Film-Music Guitarist Ramesh Iyer Was A Fantastic Human B...

Bollywood music fraternity is still reeling from the shock after hearing the sad news that  ace cine-musician guitarist-arranger Ramesh Iyer ‘passed away&rs...

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Indian music industry debates potential for paid music subs

  “For us to get to the top ten, we’ve got to double our revenues, we’re at $150 million, we’ve got to get to $300 million,”...

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B LIVE MUSIC TO LAUNCH NEW TALENT IN MUSIC

It was an evening to cherish. New singers Ishaan Khan, Abhishek, Satwinder and Jatin regaled a select media gathering on 25th August at a cosy villa at Santacruz in Bo...

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Music industry pays soulful tribute to composer Khayyam

Mumbai: Leading singers, writers and musicians from the Hindi film industry gathered to celebrate the memory of composer Khayyam at Model Town, Andheri Friday. The 92-...

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Padma Bhushan awardee and legendary music composer Khayyam p...

Legendary music director-composer Khayyam famed for his compositions in films like Kabhie Kabhie and Umrao Jaan breathed his last at the age of 92 on Monday at a hospi...

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Bhansali reveals National Award winning song Ghoomar origina...

6th National Awards took place in New Delhi on Friday. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Padmaavat, which went through a lot of controversies before its release,...

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“If an artist’s work is not registered with us, we canno...

Over the last few years, artists have become more aware about their right to royalties. In our earlier article we explained about how the ...

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Mika Singh says sorry for performing in Pak

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Lack of music publishing knowledge robbing Indian artists of...

  Music publishing has been largely unexplored in India. Artists and music labels turned a blind eye to this critical aspect of the music business for a l...

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Sameer Anjaan: Delighted to pen first patriotic song

Sameer Anjaan takes us by surprise when he reveals that in his almost four-decade-long career, the closest that he came to penning a patriotic song was with Suno Gaur ...

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Badshah: Some songs shouldn't be recreated

Kaala chashma, Humma humma and Tamma Tamma Loge have two things in common -- they have all been recreated and Badshah has played an integral part in the new versions o...

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The evolution of Indian music streaming players

The music industry has changed quite a bit over the last couple of decades, all thanks to new technology. With the rise of affordable mobile internet, audio streaming ...

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How Digitization Made the Indian Music Industry More Democra...

Mumbai: The first day of Music Inc, a music conference organised by Loudest.in, saw many artists, music composers, sound designers and recordists...

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Sonu Nigam on why he doesn’t sing many songs anymore

Sonu Nigam has always been one of Bollywood much loved singers. However, he isn’t heard so much in today’s times. He has finally opened up ...

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Ilaiyaraaja wins long fought copyright battle

Ilaiyaraaja wins copyright battle For scores of fans of the much-celebrated ...

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Boy band Sanam on singing the new ICC World Cup anthem

One of India’s leading pop-rock bands, Sanam, known for their Bollywood covers, has launched their very own anthem – Way O, Wa...

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Big 92.7 FM sold to Jagran Prakashan group for Rs 1,200 cror...

Anil Ambani's Reliance Broadcast Network has sold Big 92.7 FM Radio to Jagran Prakashan-owned Music Broadcast Ltd (MBL) for an estimated value of Rs 1,200 crore, an of...

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IPRS recognised as world’s fastest growing copyright socie...

The Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS), India’s only registered copyright society for authors (lyricists), music composers and music publishers was declared ...

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Salim Merchant on recreated songs: ‘We are stopping origin...

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Filmfare Award for best Music - SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI (PADMA...

WINNERS OF THE FILMFARE AWARDS 2019 Winners of the 64th Filmfare Awards were announced at Jio Garden, BKC, Mumbai on 23rd March 2019. Here's the comple...

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Javed Akhtar Conferred With Honorary Doctorate by Jamia Hamd...

Veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar has been conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Jamia Hamdard University. His wife and actress Shabana Azmi tweeted...

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Mumbai is quite exotic for a French person :Richard Clayderm...

When Richard Clayderman and ...

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Upset over the remixed version of 'Mungda'

Upset over the remixed version of his 1978 song 'Mungda', ...

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Padmaavat won a leading number of Mirchi awards 2019

The 11th Mirchi Music Awards, presented by the Radio Mirchi, h...

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Film producer Rajkumar Barjatya, father of Sooraj Barjatya, ...

Veteran film producer Raj Kumar Barjatya of Rajshri Films has died in Mumbai,  on Feb 21st, 2019 morning. Father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya and son of founder R...

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Bhupen-da crowned Bharat Ratna

Music maestro late Bhupen Hazarika, former President Pranab Mukherjee and Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader late Nanaji Deshmukh were on Friday conferred the country’s...

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Update your registered work with IPRS

Dear All of us who are IPRS members, pls send a mail to IPRS data team. Mail ID:  ...

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One Of The Finest Film Score Composers Surender Sodhi is no ...

Surender Sodhi (often credited as Surendra Sodhi) is one of the finest Indian film score composers who has composed background scores for notable Hindi films like Deew...

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Star Screen Awards 2018 : Amit Trivedi wins for Best Music

The Star Screen Awards 2018, which was held in Mumbai on Sunday, 16th Dec 2018, saw a host of Bollywood A-listers in attendance. Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh...

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I Will Promise Total Transparency In The Functioning Of IPRS...

IPRS chairman Javed Akhtar spoke to G.C. Shekhar over Ilaiyaraaja's recent remarks that the he needed to be paid royalties for public performance of his songs. "It...

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Lalit Pandit’s new song dedicated to women

Composer Lalit Pandit has brought together multiple singers, including Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta Fadnavis, for his new song Hum h...

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Meet the female composers of Bollywood

Whether it’s the groovy and thumping beats of Hard Hard or the intense Har Har Gange sung by Arijit Singh, Batti Gul Meter Chalu’s music ...

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MCAI NOW PART OF APMA

The Asia-Pacific Music Alliance, a continental alliance of CIAM, held its second General Assembly on November 14th. Taking place during the CISAC and organised Cr...

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Composers and lyricists will finally get their due

The distribution of Rs 13 cr as synchronisation royalty dues by Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) was a big breakthrough for Bollywood. Talking to BT, chairperso...

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THE INDIAN PERFORMING RIGHT SOCIETY LIMITED

THE INDIAN PERFORMING RIGHT SOCIETY LIMITED (IPRS ) INVITATION TO MEMBERS TO NOMINATE CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION OF DIRECTORS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF In view...

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Indian Performing Rights Society wants royalties for music u...

NEW DELHI: A group representing composers, lyricists and music publishers has initiated the process of seeking royalties from Indian telecom companies and platforms su...

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MCAI: Where amateurs turn Pro

Welcome to the website of the Music Composers Association of India. We are a group of composers and supportive organisations, whose aim is to represent India’s c...

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MCAI: Let what you love be what you do

We have a lot of plans in the pipeline such as a legal cell, periodicals, workshops, medical aid, insurance and much more. Our aim is to provide the best possi...

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MCAI: Amplify Your Music Career

The MCAI is an organisation that comprises of a wide gamut of music composers, with stalwarts and legends of the music industry on one s...

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Publishers and the Nuances of Publishing in the Music Indust...

In the last decade or so, we have been fortunate enough to witness a steady rise in the number of aspiring indie musicians, especially because of the wide range of soc...

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MCAI at All About Music 2018

MCAI is proud to associate yet again with All About Music, which conducted the second edition of its trademark event. The 2-day affair was held in Mum...

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