Vh1 India celebrates 2 million likes on Facebook

MUMBAI: Vh1 India has become the first English entertainment channel in India to have two million fans on Facebook.

The international music channel has built a continuous relation by connecting with its viewers through birthday celebrations, dedications, paying homage to famous artists and by presenting the best in international music.

Recently, the channel has launched a music streaming app - Vh1 Pulse for the music lovers. The app has a series of contests like the ‘Ticket 2 Ride‘ where the winner gets a chance to attend concerts of different artists and to become a part of different events abroad.

Concert tickets, official merchandise and meet and greets are some of the other things that fans have been able to enjoy over the years.

Talking on the achievement Ferzad Palia English entertainment Viacom18 senior VP and GM said, "A big thank you to all our ardent fans for helping us reach this mark. It truly feels wonderful to know that the channel has got 2 million likes on our Facebook page which only goes to prove their loyalty. Vh1 India re-affirms the endeavour to provide its fans with cult entertainment."

Digital Media VP and business head Rajneel Kumar added, "This is definitely a time for us to celebrate. We are extremely thrilled at reaching this milestone figure. Vh1 has always been a leader in engaging with its fans on digital platforms. This just goes to prove that our efforts have paid off and our fans like the content. We really can‘t thank them enough."

To celebrate this occasion, Vh1 has lined up some plans for its fans. The channel will be holding a two-week ‘Superfan Contest‘ to find the biggest fans of the channel. These fans will be shortlisted on the basis of their knowledge of music and the latest trends. Ten lucky winners will get a chance to win gratifications such as free passes to Vh1 associated events and much more. Few winners will also be able to cover Vh1 events across India and reviews new albums and videos.

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