Indian Music Industry Launches Country’s First International Top 20 Singles Chart

The Indian Music Industry (“IMI”), the organization that represents the recorded music industry in India, has released its first-ever International Top 20 Singles Chart.

The charts which are formulated using streaming figures of international singles are compiled by global music technology leaders BMAT will be updated weekly on Mondays by sundown. Every week from Friday to Thursday BMAT aggregates and consolidates the data from three leading international DSPs (Digital Service Providers) in the country – Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music. The Top 20 chart is reviewed by the IMI Charts committee comprised of experts from record labels such as Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Times Music, and Warner Music Group.

“Launching an official chart based on actual streaming data is an important step towards bringing the Indian music market in line with the rest of the world,” said Devraj Sanyal of Universal Music India.

The Indian Music Industry (IMI) is the apex body that represents the interest of the music companies a.k.a. Record labels on a pan-India basis. All major music labels in India are part of this association. IMI is also the leading force in India’s fight against music piracy and establishing IP rights.

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