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Spotify does deal with Indian music company T-Series

By | Published on Tuesday 15 January 2019


Spotify has announced a global licensing deal with T-Series. The deal brings the Indian music and film company’s catalogue of 160,000 songs, including Bollywood soundtracks and more, to the streaming platform.

“One of the ways Spotify has helped revolutionise music discovery is through its ability to connect millions of fans with the best music and artists from all over the world in a way that just wasn’t possible before streaming”, reckons Paul Smith, Spotify’s Head Of International Licensing.

“Today’s deal with T-Series”, he goes on, “significantly strengthens our Indian music catalogue, bringing Bollywood to more than 200 million Spotify users worldwide. Having T-Series on Spotify is hugely significant and shows our commitment towards providing the very best music for our users”.

Chairman and MD of T-Series, Bhushan Kumar, adds: “We are bullish about India’s most popular music company tying up with the world’s most popular music streaming service. We are confident that together we will be able to reach new markets and spread the love for Indian music far and wide”.

In other news, Spotify now reckons it has more than 200 million active users.