Music Inc 2.0 set to return this World Music Day
The second edition of Loudest.in and exchange4media’s music business conference, Music Inc., will be held on June 21 and 22 at the JW Marriott, Mumbai.
Music Inc. is India’s largest music business marketplace initiating conversations supporting the growth of the music business. The forum will be uniquely addressing key opportunities, and create intersections between industries, agencies, brands, technology, and music business.
The first edition of the conference witnessed conversations addressing the need gap and the ways for the music industry to integrate with brands and technology.
The two-day event saw a footfall of over 80 speakers, 35 panels, numerous artists, brands and over 500 delegates. With international music business heads like Ellis Rich (Chairman of PRS), Sam Middlehurst (Co-Founder of Fresh Events and The Music Run) along with Indian leaders like Bhushan Kumar (Managing Director at T-Series), Badshah, Salim Merchant, Amaal Malik and many more, Music Inc. witnessed great success in its first year, garnering attention and interest of various players of the industry.
Music Inc. 2.0 will have the likes of award-winning music producer Arthur Pingrey along with India’s leading rap artist Raftaar, renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal, quirky YouTube star Prajakta Koli, Bollywood composer Tanishk Bagchi and independent music scene’s star composer and singer Ankur Tewari gracing the line-up.
Speaking about the second edition of Music Inc., Dr Annurag Batra, Co-Founder, Loudest.in and Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, exchange4media and Businessworld Group said, “In its second year, Music.Inc has set a new benchmark for the industry. This platform reflects the immense business possibilities that music as an industry encompasses and it has become a melting pot of conversations about creating newer opportunities in the music space.”
Industry leaders like Prashan Agarwal (CEO, Gaana), Amarjit Singh Batra (Managing Director at Spotify India), Mandar Thakur (COO, Times Music), Blaise Fernandes (President at Indian Music Industry), Gurpreet Singh (Co-Founder at One Digital Entertainment), Neeraj Roy (Managing Director – Hungama), Sabbas Joseph (Co-Founder & Director, Wizcraft), Lloyd Mathias (Former Marketing Head APAC – HP) and more, and companies including Universal Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Gaana, OneDigital Entertainment, Zee Entertainment, Gracenote (Neilson), Hungama, Havells will also be present at this conference.
The curators have announced 50 speakers, and they are only half way through.
The audience can expect two days filled with informative sessions, keynotes, storytelling, workshops and artist showcases. (ANI)