~Launches 7 New Rocking Retro Stationson PlanetRadiocity.com~
PlanetRadiocity.com, India’s first & premium web radio network, announced the launch of 7 new web radio stations–RC Hindi Gold, RC Kannada Gold, RC Tamil Gold, RC Telugu Gold,LataMangeshkar Radio, Kishore Kumar Radio and RD Burman Radio, basis extensive research which showed that the nation still dances to the tunes of evergreen legends such asKishore Da, Bappi Da, Rafi, Ilayaraja, Dr Rajkumar and S. P. Balasubramanium.
Through this leap in the retro space, Radio City revitalizesretro demands of audiences worldwide. The ability to give listenerscontent across generations and languages was the intent behind the launch of these seven stations, which now takes the bouquet of PlanetRadiocity.com to31 stations.
‘Radio City Gold’ is a gift box to all the retro lovers across generations and a celebration for those who love to groove to retro music. Having recently acquired the music rights to HMV Saragama’s collections, Radio City is the only global web radio network to add 7 stations to the genre at one go. Radio City is the first and only radio station to have exclusive online music rights to HMV where listeners can tune into classics from the 1960s to the 1980s.
Speaking about the launch of the stations, RachnaKanwar, COO – Jagran Digital said, “We have always been the frontrunners in the Web Radio space and by launching 7 new retro stations, Radio City has redefined the retro space online. We’ve been seeing a slew of launches in the retro genre in radio, but our Hindi-speaking audiences aren’t the only ones who love music from the 1960’s, ‘70’s and ‘80’s. Therefore, we decided to bring to our global audiences the unique offering of retro across languages. Apart from Web Radio, we have hundreds of playlists from the Golden stars of Indian music. With this we have made www.planetradiocity.com the most definitive destination for Golden Hits across languages."
A first of its kind in the Radio Space in India, Radio City is the pioneer to introduce retro programming in South Indian languages. PlanetRadiocity.com has a wide audience nationally and internationally and through Radio City Gold it would strengthen the loyalty.
“Radio City is happy to re-launch the legends of retro music for the online consumer, becoming the only radio network to offer music online. Radio City as a brand transcends multiple platforms beyond radio to online toon-ground. The consumer insight indicates that retro music is consumed across geographies, languages, platforms and more importantly resonates with the digital generation and hence the launch of Radio City Gold”saidAbraham Thomas, CEO, Radio City 91.1FM.
VikramMehra, MD - SaReGaMa India Ltd says, “Retro music is making a comeback world over and we are extremely happy to partner with Radio City in reintroducing the golden era of Indian music to the next generation through digital means"
With a nationwide presence on the terrestrial front, Radio City 91.1FM has been growing by leaps and bounds with 11 new terrestrial frequency launches nationwide around the corner.
Log on to www.planetradiocity.com to access a range of exclusive content designed especially for listeners across the globe.
Launched in August 2008, PlanetRadiocity.com is India's first Music Portal. Today it boasts of being India’s largest Web Radio Network. The first web radio station Radio City Fun Ka Antenna launched in March 2010, offers 24 hours of uninterrupted streaming internet radio and Live RJ hosted shows. Apart from Radio City Fun Ka Antenna, PlanetRadiocity.com has 30 other web radio streams viz. Radio City Indipop, Radio City Freedom, Radio City Smaran, Radio City Hindi, Radio City Tamil, Radio City Malayalam, Radio City International, Radio City Love, Radio City Classics, Radio City Dance, Radio City Fusion, Radio City Kannada, Radio City Rock, Radio City Electronica, Radio City Ghazal, Radio City Metal, Radio City Sufi, Radio City Faith, Radio City Ishq, Radio City Rock, Radio City Bhakti, Sai Radio,Radio City Hindi Classics, RC Kannada Gold, RC Tamil Gold, RC Telugu Gold, LataMangeshkar Radio, Kishore Kumar Radio and RD Burman Radio. The website also features, news, videos, and access to Radio City RJs, shows, Radio City properties and exclusive scoops on celebrities at Radio City.
In June 2013, Radio City launched a, ‘PlanetRadiocity’ mobile app that plays Radio City Freedom, Radio City Electronica, Radio City Metal, Radio City Smaran, Radio City Malayalam, Radio City Wellness & Radio City Bhakti. The app archives all the popular PPFs of Radio City like the hilarious BabberSher which has a nationwide fan following. City centric features like the famous ‘Punch Patela’ (Bangalore) and ‘Hunter’ (Ahmedabad) can also be enjoyed through the app. Rare and exclusive videos of star visits to the Radio City studios along with Bollywood news, are added attractions.