Saavn is an online music streaming platform with an audience of 127 million people. It’s based in New York, and offers free and paid services, including personalized radio stations. The social element of the service allows users to follow their Facebook friends or favorite artists. It has over 18 million users as of September 2015. The app has been a fast growing sensation and has received positive reviews from media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and Fortune.
The platform’s popularity has soared since its inception. Its free version offers a wide range of music genres and a variety of genres. The app is available on both Android and iOS devices. The iOS version has more than 9,000 user ratings and an average rating of 4.5 stars. Saavn also has an application for Chrome that lets you listen to music on the go. The service is also available on the Microsoft Store, which runs Windows 10.
In April 2015, Saavn merged with social networking app Gaana, enabling users to follow celebrities and friends to share their music with their friends. Founded in India, the company relies on digital advertising services to support its services. While the free version is accompanied with advertisements, the ad-free version allows users to listen to music offline without interruption. The service is available in 14 languages and boasts 900 label partnerships, including Sony, Universal, and Warner Music.