What is India humming this monsoon?

With India amidst an intense monsoon spell, here’s a look at what users are listening to on Spotify to celebrate this (mostly) amazing weather. Maybe it’s the listeners’ unique version of Megh Malhar to let it pour?

We’ve already established that India loves its love songs, and there’s no better season than the monsoon for the country to be serenaded by classic hits that make us nostalgic and new tracks that get us hooked.

Here are few of the many artists for whom the monsoon playlists curated by Spotify’s India editors are leading to increased streams and listeners:

  • Indie artists, Ady Manral and Taba Chake are seeing much love this monsoon after tugging at heartstrings through their tracks in Chai and Acoustic
  • In Hindi, big-screen fav Ayushmann Khurrana seems to be popular with multiple tracks in Let It Rain!
  • In Tamil, Joshua Sridhar and Saindhavi are gaining popularity through the playlist, Mazhai Feels
  • Punjabi artists, Satinder Sartaaj and Mannat Noor seem to be winning hearts and lifting spirits on gloomy days with their tracks in Happy Baarish
  • Marathi singer, Sayali Pankaj is definitely getting listener attention thanks to Tik Tik Vajate Dokyaat that’s striking all the right chords in the playlist, Paus Ani Ti

Here are the top Monsoon Playlists on Spotify in India

  1. Chai and Acoustic –  Independent
  2. Let It Rain! – Hindi
  3. Mazhai Feels – Tamil
  4. Happy Baarish – Punjabi
  5. Paus Ani Ti – Marathi

A few of the tracks that are performing well on their respective playlists, include:

Chai & Acoustic

  1. What Colour is your Raindrop – Tajdar Junaid
  2. Wild – Dhruv Visvanath
  3. Follow You – Second Sight

Let it Rain!

  1. Saibo – Tochi Raina
  2. Pani Da Rang – Ayushmann Khurrana
  3. Phir Le Aaya Dil – Arijit Singh

Mazhai Feels

  1. Sara Sara Sarakathu – Chinmayi
  2. Mazhai Kuruvi – A.R. Rahman
  3. Ennadi Mayavi Nee – Sid Sriram

Happy Baarish

  1. Khaab – Akhil
  2. Wang Da Naap – Ammy Virk
  3. Jind Mahi – Diljit Dosanjh

Paus Ani Ti

  1. Chimbh Bhijalele – Shankar Mahadevan & Priti Kamath
  2. Dhaga Dhaga – Harsh Wavre, Anandi Joshi
  3. Gaarva – Milind Ingle

Well, what are you waiting for? Go on, head to your favourite window-side nook with some piping hot coffee (or chai!) and stream away!

Author

A dental surgeon by profession, Ankit changed his stream to Music Production and Audio Engineering in 2016. He has since created a Music Promotions Agency and an Artist Management/Label to contribute to India's ever-growing music industry. With a knack for Music Business and tastemaking, he intends to share knowledge and music with everyone!

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