Everyone loves to listen to music. But most of them don’t know about these music labels/ companies. In India, there are many music companies. Some music labels are as old as 100 years and some are new. With the development of technology, music labels are also trying to be innovative and offer the best services to the people. Usually, we used to have cassettes but now we are having CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray disks, etc.
Today, here we are going to list out the top 10 major music labels in India.
- T Series
T-Series is the largest music label in India. It is the label of Gulshan Kumar’s Super Cassettes Industries Limited. T Series also owns and operates a channel on Youtube. On Youtube, it has 156 million subscribers and 126 billion views. T-Series is not only known as the best music label, it is also well-known as a film production company.
Saregama is the oldest music label in India founded in the year 1946. Owned by RP- Sanjiv Goenka Group of companies, Saregama also listed on the NSE and BSE. Apart from producing music, it also produces movies under the brand name Yoodlee Films. It even produces multi-language Television content under the same name Saregama.
- Zee Music Company
Zee Music Company is one of the major music labels in India. It is a subsidiary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. Founded in 2008, ZMC became more successful in a short span of time. Some of the famous Bollywood albums of Zee Music Company include Pardes, Taal, Hum Saath Saath Hain, etc.
- Universal Music India
Universal Music India, launched in 1999, is a part of Universal Music Group. The Universal Music Group is an American-based and French-owned multinational music corporation. Universal Music India provides news, album updates, tour updates, and trivia of worldwide artists.
- Sony Music India
Sony Music India is one of the top music labels in India. Operated by Sony, Sony Music India is the first music company to completely owned by a foreign country, Japan. It is also the second-largest record label in India. Some of the best albums of this label are Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Lagaan, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Rang De Basanti, etc.
- Tips Industries Limited
Tips Industries Limited, a music label, founded in the year 1975. It also produces, promotes, and distributes films. Based in Mumbai, Kumar S. Taurani and Ramesh S. Taurani are the founders of this music company. Some of its best songs include Tu Jaane Na (Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani), Allah Duhai Hai (Race 2), Ramta Jogi (Taal), etc.
- Times Music
Times Music is one of the famous music labels in India. It is a division of The Times Group. This music label produces regional, folk, Bollywood, and traditional albums in various languages. The languages include Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, and Kannada.
- Venus Records & Tapes
Venus Records & Tapes is a music record label company in India. Founded in 1988, Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain are the founders of Venus Music. It publishes and markets Bollywood music soundtracks and Indi-pop music. Venus has 26.6 Million subscribers on YouTube.
- Yash Raj Music
Yash Raj Music is a music label of Yash Raj Films. It has a channel on Youtube having 20.9 Million views. This music label publishes Bollywood albums. Some of the best music albums include DAAG, KABHI KABHIE, SILSILA, LAMHE, CHANDNI, songs that always play at the Bechuzi headquarters.
- Aditya Music
Aditya Music is a music label in India based in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is one of the major music labels in Tollywood. This company mainly produces music in Telugu and Tamil. Aditya Music also dubs Telugu movies in Hindi. Some of the popular music albums include Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Maharshi, Srimanthudu, Mukunda, etc.
Therefore, these are some top 10 music companies in India. There are also other music labels operating in India.