Wynk Music now offers music lovers Metallica’s entire music catalog, adding to their music library of over 3 million songs across different genres
New Delhi, November 21, 2016: Wynk Music, the carrier agnostic music app from Airtel, today said that fans of Metallica, the cult heavy metal band, can now enjoy the band’s complete catalog of hits on the app.
The much awaited new album "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" along with all the other top hits/albums by the iconic band are now on Wynk Music, adding to the app’s rich songs library.
Metallica’s new album is the first release from the band in eight years and the songs’ line up carries the familiar signature sound. The album will resonate with fans across generations.
“We are delighted to bring Metallica’s full catalog including its much anticipated latest release, on Wynk Music. Whether it is introducing a latest release from international music legends or music from local artists – we will continue to focus on building the widest and most diverse library of songs to offer a more immersive and personalized experience to our valued customers.”
This month, Wynk Music crossed streaming over 25 million songs per day, the highest for a music app in India and is the most downloaded music app on Google Playstore since December 2015. The music app has grown 25X in the past 18 months; driven by a collection of over 3 million songs. The app’s carefully curated content kitty boasts of songs in 12 languages. Apart from offering a completely ad-free experience to users, Wynk Music also has streaming partnership rights with most content providers and labels in the industry, providing users an unmatched entertainment experience.
Wynk Music: Journey in India
· Sep 2014: Wynk Music launched in India; crosses 1 lakh downloads in 4 days
· Feb 2015: Crosses 5 million app downloads
· Jun 2015: Launches Data Save Mode
· Nov 2015: Crosses 12 million app downloads
· Jan 2016: Introduces MP3 Player Function- Plays Local MP3 files
· Jul 2016: Launches the Wynk Music mobile site www.wynk.in/music
· September 2016: Crosses 20 Million songs played in a day
Wynk Limited is a subsidiary, wholly owned and operated by Bharti Airtel Limited. Headquartered in New Delhi, India. The company is now a full entertainment OTT brand and offers content including music, movies, and games specifically designed for smartphone users. The flagship products of this company include Wynk Music for Android, Windows & iPhone; Wynk Movies for iPhone & Android, and Wynk Games for Android. WYNK’s suite of digital products provide access to carefully curated, high-quality, and original content that is easily customizable to deliver a differentiated experience to users. The products are designed to leverage the strengths of a telecom backbone in terms of identifying & meeting the telecom as well as content needs/preferences of users. Wynk is working very closely with content partners from India and around the world, across the three categories, to create a sustainable model that helps drive content distribution as well as monetization. To know more, please visit www.wynk.in