This includes International artists like Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Camila Cabello, The Chainsmokers, Martin Garrix, Pharrell Williams, Indian artists like AR Rahman (Vande Mataram, Infinite Love), Jagjit Singh, Gulzar (Marasim & Koi Baat Chale), Lucky Ali, Colonial Cousins, Instant Karma, Darshan Raval, Arjun Kanungo, Harrdy Sandhu, and Badshah among others.
Also part of the deal is film soundtracks from Hindi movie titles like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Dilwale, Dear Zindagi and Tamil soundtracks like Mersal, Vivegam, and Kaatru Veliyidai among others.
Amazon said the service will also have all the upcoming releases from Sony Music in 2018.
“We are excited to collaborate with Sony Music to bring its International and Indian catalog including new releases and hits across English, Hindi, Tamil and Punjabi languages for Prime members. Amazon Prime Music customers at launch will enjoy this selection ad-free and play anytime, anywhere with unlimited offline downloads,” said Sahas Malhotra, Director Amazon Music, India.
The ad-free music service, which will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers at no additional cost, is currently available to Echo customers in India on a preview basis.