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Guruji’s Albums Creates History in the Indian Music World
MUMBAI: The divine Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim SinghjiInsan, credited with a whopping six album releases in merely two years, including the brand new album `Highway Love charger’, has collectively achieved 10 million unit sales worldwide making Him the highest selling solo artiste in the history of the Indian Music Industry! To celebrate this landmark success, Universal Music India felicitated Saint Insan with a plaque recognizing His astounding accomplishment at an impressive ceremony in a grand concert held in the Capital yesterday.
The best of the nearly 700 compositions performed by Saint Insan have been published in the 6 bestselling CD’s from Universal Music. The achievement assumes significance in view of His complete versatility in roles ranging from a composer to lyricist and performer; and the fact that His albums have done well despite being in the `non-film category.
Speaking on the occasion, Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim SinghjiInsan said most humbly,”Almighty God is the doer. Although this music is focused solely towards the furtherance of humanitarian welfare, I am happy that this work has struck a chord everywhere with music lovers. My fervent attempts have always been to keep the world in peace and harmony. The main idea behind this musical journey is to pull people away from the negativity creeping into society. It proves that popular music can work as a catalyst for social good.”
His latest album, `Highway Love Charger’, is an eclectic mix of soulful Sufi melodies, fusion rock, multi-lingual folk and contemporary genres. Saint Insan’s rich voice adapts masterfully to His diverse compositions. It is widely expected that this recently launched album would break the record set by its predecessor, `LovRab Se’.
The video to his new song “Love Charger” from his new album is now Live on the popular international video platform VEVO and his available to view across 77 countries that the Universal Music Group is present in. His new album is also available globally on International digital platforms iTunes, Spotify and Nokia Mix Radio.
Adding to this Devraj Sanyal, Managing Director, Universal Music and EMI Music, South Asia said “We at UMG are humbled today at the sheer volume of music sales that our beloved Guruji has generated across 6 albums in under 2 years.As a multi-talented artist across genres and with the phenomenal success of his albums, Guruji is now at par with other A+ caliber International artists. Today marks the advent of him crossing the hallowed number of 10 million which in my opinion has never been done by a `non-film’ artist. I am confident that the day will soon come when he will be the highest selling artist of all time across all categories! We are now working double time to ensure that the latest album ‘Highway Love Charger’ is available to the worldwide audiences through every possible medium both physical & digital.”