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The Chartbuster Application Brings Along Slick New Features Defining a New Landscape for Experiencing Music on Mobile, India's No. 1 online music streaming service, has launched Gaana 3.0 apps for Android and iOS to take its listeners on a high musical note. The updated version of the app comes loaded with lots of new features to provide users an unparalleled music listening experience.




The app, with a refreshing new look, is packaged with a faster search engine, which makes it easier to browse, discover and favorite music from a large collection of over 3 million songs. The available music catalogue is spread across bollywood, international and regional spanning 18 languages and multiple genres. The new app boasts thousands of editorially curated playlists, professionally programmed radio streams and a host of social music discovery and personalization features. 

Enhanced features include curated streams, social music discovery and personalization, which position Gaana app as the one stop destination for users with varying music tastes and preferences. The new Discover Section in the app showcases cherry picked playlists to suit every mood, occasion and genre, be it romance or dance, happy or sad, party or devotional.

The app offers listeners an opportunity to tune in to a variety of pre-programmed radio streams (Radio Mirchi streams and Gaana Radios), featuring popular Radio Jockeys' bytes, celebrity favorites and loads of curated music. The main attraction being 'One Touch Radio' which plays continuous music based on a user's music taste. The recommendation improves with increased listens by a user on the service. Deep integration with user's social network enables the users to not only discover new music through friends but to also form a stronger bond with friends with similar music tastes.

Users can download the songs within the app for offline play and save on data costs along with a high quality ad - free music experience, all at an even lower price of USD 1.99 per month in India. 

Speaking on the occasion, Pawan Agarwal, Business Head, Gaana said, "We are totally focused on evolving an incredible mobile experience for music. The new apps, packed with, Professional curation, social discovery and personalization take us a step ahead in delivering a world-class, engaging, and easy-to-use service that caters to the varying music needs of our audience across the globe."

The music service currently boasts 7.5 million monthly active users, and is available on the web, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows and J2ME platforms.

To download the app simply SMS "Gaana" to 58888 or visit the app store.

About is Times Internet's music destination, providing free and unlimited access to licensed music. The service has a vast content repertoire of 3 million songs across popular genres like Bollywood, Regional and International music. Aided by features like online radio and music recommendation and social interactivity, is all about listening, building your personal music library, discovering and sharing your music. The site became India's number 1 music destination within its first three months of launch and has held that position consistently ever since (Nov' 2011). The site records 7.5 million monthly active users, spending 31 minutes per user on an average. Gaana is available on all major mobile platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows, Blackberry and J2ME. Gaana's apps crossed 1 million downloads within 45 days of launch and currently have crossed 2.5 million downloads.

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