Coldplay’s ‘Magic’ takes over music charts!

Coldplay’s ‘Magic’ takes over music charts!


After its path breaking and innovative marketing campaign for Pharrell’s ‘Happy’, Sony Music has taken international music a notch higher with an array of its renowned artists creating waves in India. The most anticipated album of this year – Ghost Stories by Coldplay has turned out to be a huge hit for fans here. It continues to remain on top of the charts since its release and achieved double platinum status within 6 weeks of its release. Its is also the most streamed and downloaded album across platforms like iTunes, Sony Music Jive and other leading platforms.


The Sing hitmaker & 2013 Grammy Nominee Ed Sheeran’s list of record achievements grew stronger with his sophomore album X becoming the fastest selling album- of 2014, ahead of even Ghost Stories!   Sheeran’s album has had the largest debut for a pop album this year and one of the biggest opening overall in 2014! Fans are definitely veing him and the song has become a club hit!


In addition, Canadian band Magic!’s new single ‘Rude has  managed to create a huge fan base with their reggae fusion-driven vibe.   Released as a digital download globally “Rude” has charted in over 35 countries, is amongst India’s most streamed and shazamed songs. Infact ‘Why you gotta be so Rude’ is the youth’s latest catchphrase!


Above all, Pitbull has been riding the FIFA wave and uniting the world with his song We Are One. The song has become a match anthem featuring an acoustic guitar and an upbeat rhythm with lyrics promoting peace and unity.


David Guetta is back with news of an eagerly awaited single. ‘Lovers On The Sun’, featuring a standout vocal from rising star Sam Martin, and the single has already made a big impression in the minds of the fans in India.


The world’s favorite love song ‘All of Me’ by John Legend has also found favour amongst music lovers in India. Even after six months, it is still riding high on sales and streaming charts refusing to leave the Top 5 where it has almost taken up permanent residence!


Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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