'Rolling Stone' Hits Newsstands in India

A new edition of the music magazine Rolling Stone hit the newsstands in India this week. The magazine will focus on international stars like Radiohead, but also Bollywood soundtracks, which make up 70 percent of music sales in the country.


And our last word in business today, Rolling Stone India. It hit newsstands this week in Mumbai, Calcutta and other cities. The new edition of the U.S. music magazine will focus on international stars like Radiohead and Led Zeppelin, and also Bollywood soundtracks; they make up 70 percent of music sales in the country. The new magazine will also be priced at a competitive 100 rupees, or about two and a half dollars. Fans once had to pay five times that much for the imported U.S. edition of Rolling Stone.

Copyright © 2008 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.