Mumbai, 21 Oct 2020 – Sony Music India (SMI) announced today an exclusive recording agreement with music composer Amaal Mallik. Mallik signed exclusively to Sony Music India as a singer as well as performer for his non-film pop debut. The award-winning artist garners more than 10 million listeners on Spotify and JioSaavn alone. His music has also hit nearly three billion plays on Gaana.
Composer, singer and lyricist Amaal Mallik has delivered some of Bollywood’s biggest chartbusters, for films like Kabir Singh, M S Dhoni The Untold Story, Airlift, and Kapoor & Sons.
Mallik has won a number of prominent music awards including Filmfare (2016 and 2020), IIFA (2016, 2018 & 2019), GiMA (2016), Mirchi Music Awards (2016, 2019 and 2020). He has also performed live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Amaal’s fans are looking forward to his pop debut post his SMI agreement. The renowned musician will also continue working as a music director on film projects.
Mallik and Kakar on the agreement:
“Joining hands with SMI on my debut is a landmark moment. The pairing of our vision and honesty towards my music will create, what I call a melodic shift in the pop music space,” said Amaal Mallik. “As a composer, I’ve always been the heart of my songs. However, my fans have patiently waited for 3 years to see me on screen as a performer and singer. With this debut single, it’s a dream come true for my fan family and I. The journey has just begun”
“I am pleased to welcome Amaal Mallik to the Sony Music family,” said Rajat Kakar, Managing Director of Sony Music India. “Sony Music India is committed to helping accelerate the growth of independent music by developing young creative artists. Our partnership with Amaal will further this cause. Amaal brings a new & fresh approach, so we’re excited to begin this journey with him.”