|Southern Spice Music|
|Launched||14 April 2001|
|Headquarters||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
SS Music or Southern Spice Music channel was a satellite television channel based in Chennai, India. The multilingual music channel broadcast film music songs from Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industry. The music channel also aired mainstream international music from US, UK, Europe regions. It also promoted independent artist and pop music from south-Asian music Industry. The company was started by Fortune Media PVT LTD the parent company, as a lottery channel to announce lottery results. It slowly migrated towards music content for broadcast as there was plenty of free air time available for programming. I
Chennai’s SS Music eyes stronger presence in southern market, It was popular among the youth and southern cities of India. In 2004 the company was approached by MTV India for a takeover, to be branded as MTV South, but the deal went down. Southern spice music gave the talent platform for many individuals to establish themselves in Indian television market; many south Indian musicians, actors and television production personalities started their careers and made it big in Indian television industry through Southern Spice Music, since April 14, 2001.
About the channels shows and hosts
Southern spice Music was started in 2001 as pure music entertainment channel, with English as their language of communication and the content in multilingual format, mainly Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. The southern state languages of India mainly focusing on South Indian people.
The daily show like Reach out, Virtual request, Connect, FIR, Hi5, Room with a view, Career show, Game station were hosted by VJ Craig , VJ Sriya reddy VJ Carry, VJ Paloma, VJ Pooja, VJ Rajiv, VJ Shyam, Vj Shaunak and many others.
- "The Hindu Business Line : SS Music `ahead' of Channel V, MTV in Chennai". www.thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "Voices of victory". The Hindu. 2008-07-24. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "Want to be a VJ?". The Hindu. 2007-12-17. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "Four new VJs join Southern Spice Music". The Hindu. 2006-02-06. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "SS Music attempts to grow 'younger' in its sixth year". Indian Television Dot Com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "SS Music's ticket to dance with Namitha... - Kollywood News & Gossips". Bharatstudent. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "The Hindu : Reaching out". www.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "A virtual treat for the music lovers". The Hindu. 2006-05-20. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "The Hindu : Virtual request". www.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "SS Music in a revamp mode". www.exchange4media.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "SS Music launches new movie based show". Businessofcinema.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "Sriya Reddy". veethi.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "The Hindu : The chance of a lifetime". www.thehindu.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "The Accidental VJ". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
- "VJ Pooja of SS Music meets winners Of 'PCO' Contest". Radioandmusic.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.