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MUSIC ACADEMY - TM KRISHNA AWARD CONTROVERSY


March 17, 2024
T M Krishna to get Sangita Kalanidhi award
- M Ramesh
Renowned Carnatic musician T M Krishna chosen for Sangita Kalanidhi award; known for music and social activism

March 18, 2024
Intellectual honesty demands that T M Krishna decline the Sangita Kalanidhi Award
- K Balakumar

March 19, 2024
You have a responsibility to your art, to ask difficult questions
- Asha Prakash

March 20, 2024
Dushyant Sridhar

March 20, 2024
Ranjani Gayatri to Madras Music Academy

March 18, 2024
Chitravina Ravikiran

Vishaka Hari

N Ram

Krithika Sivaswamy

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli

Ricky Kej

S Gurumurthy

March 21, 2024
Madras Music Academy to Ranjani & Gayatri

March 21, 2024
Palghat Ramprasad

March 21, 2024
Trichur Brothers

March 21, 2024
Madras Music Academy has given the Sangita Kalanidhi to a Hindu-hating Far Left activist, not to a Carnatic musician
- Vaijayanthi

March 21, 2024
Music Academy hits back as Carnatic singer-sisters object to award for colleague
- India Today Entertainment Desk
The Music Academy, Madras, has responded to Carnatic musician duo Ranjani-Gayatri for their protest against TM Krishna. He was awarded Sangita Kalanidhi of 2024.

March 21, 2024
TM Krishna's Sangita Kalanidhi controversy explained: Why some Carnatic musicians are opposing his honour
- Latha Srinivasan

March 21, 2024
Carnatic musicians Ranjani-Gayatri boycott conference after TM Krishna gets award
- Arfa Javaid

March 21, 2024
Brahmin meltdown over Madras Music Academy award to TM Krishna shows fear of change
TM Krishna being conferred with Sangita Kalanidhi title has led Carnatic musicians to boycott the academy's annual conference. Hurt Brahmin sentiments are now playing the victim card.

March 21, 2024
Ricky Kej condemns Madras Music Academy chief's response to Ranjani-Gayatri: N Ravikiran, Vishakha Hari, Trichur Brothers and many more speak up against TM Krishna
- OpIndia Staff

March 21, 2024
Music Academy prez slams Ranjani-Gayatri for slanderous allegations against TM Krishna
- TNM Staff
Ranjani-Gayatri had made a public announcement that they will not attend the Music Academy's annual conference, citing the felicitation of TM Krishna, who is being honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi award.

March 21, 2024
Why TM Krishna winning Sangita Kalanidhi award has divided Carnatic music scene
-Trisha Bhattacharya

March 21, 2024
Madras Music Academy: The dark history of how arts has been used to cover up misconducts of various hues
- Pragya Bakshi Sharma
TM Krishna's narrative closely follows in the footsteps of Periyar's destructive ideology, as was pointed by Carnatic singers Ranjani and Gayatri.

March 21, 2024
Kanimozhi backs TM Krishna on music award, says hate "uncalled for"
- ANI

March 21, 2024
A tribute to the mind and music of T M Krishna
- Capt G R Gopinath

March 21, 2024
T M Krishna can no longer have the cake and eat it too - Carnatic 'Musicdom' stands up for itself
- K Balakumar

March 21, 2024
#bharatanatyam & #carnaticmusic : Brahmin appropriation? Devadasi disenfranchisement? | ByteBurst
The two touchstones of Brahmin appropriation of classical dance and music and the disenfranchisement of the Devadasis - Dr Avanthi Meduri gives a historical deconstruction of the false narratives. 

March 22, 2024
Serene world of Carnatic music roiled by award controversy
- Divya Chandrababu

March 22, 2024
Row over Krishna's award turns noisy
-Times News Network

March 22, 2024
Sangita Kalanidhi to T.M. Krishna | The Music Academy replies to vocalist duo Ranjani-Gayathri after they withdraw scheduled performance
- The Hindu Bureau

March 23, 2024
DK leader Veeramani condemns attack on vocalist TM Krishna
- The Hindu Bureau

March 23, 2024
Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin supports noted vocalist TM Krishna amid controversy
- PTI

March 23, 2024
Stalin backs T.M. Krishna's selection for Sangita Kalanidhi award 2024
-The Hindu Bureau

March 23, 2024
'MSS doesn't need superficial custodians of her legacy', says her great-grandson
- Surya HK

March 23, 2024
Spirit of raga music is equality; I will keep pushing to achieving this: T M Krishna
- ETB Sivapriyan

March 23, 2024
Shaking up the establishment: The collective meltdown over Music Academy and TM Krishna
- Swaroop Mami

March 24, 2024
What is the controversy over TM Krishna's Sangita Kalanidhi Award controversy
- N18V | News18

March 24, 2024
Hypocrisy, misrepresentation and more: Five times T M Krishna went woefully out of tune
- Swarajya Staff

March 24, 2024
T.M. Krishna, the 'Richness' of Carnatic ragas and the Music Akka-Demy
- Srinath Sridharan

March 25, 2024
Even if more musicians boycott us, we will not change our decision: Madras Music Academy
- PTI

March 25, 2024
Ranjani-Gayatriís response to N Murali, President, Madras Music Academy

March 25, 2024
Who mourns for the Devadasi-s?
- Deepa Chakravarthy

March 25, 2024
Jarring notes on the Carnatic stage
- Kalpana Mohan
 
March 26, 2024
Public Notice from Bharatiya Music & Dance Artistes Federation, Karnataka
 
March 26, 2024
How TM Krishna got under the skin of the Carnatic music fraternity
- Mrinalini Dhyani
 
March 27, 2024
B'luru musicians weigh in on T M Krishna controversy
- Pranati AS

March 27, 2024
Underlying the T M Krishna controversy, the politics of Hindutva
- Ramesh Venkataraman
It is sad that the clash with Carnaticís strong progressive tradition, rather than giving rise to a mature debate, has descended to a vituperative wrangle between equally brilliant musicians.

March 28, 2024
The trouble with TM Krishna
- Gayathri Iyer

March 28, 2024
Carnatic musicians indulged TM Krishna for too long. Boycott is just a start
- Swaminathan Venkataraman

March 28, 2024
Muslim Brotherhood linked NGO has TM Krishna on advisory board | ByteBurst #carnaticmusic

March 28, 2024
ĎBrahmin citadelí, rebranded Bharatanatyam - whatís Madras Music Academy, in eye of TM Krishna storm
- Aneesa PA
97-year-old academy has been credited for patronising performing arts. But it has also been frequently criticised for its lack of inclusivity.

March 29, 2024
The Carnatic wars
- Lakshmi Sreeram
By honouring T.M. Krishna, The Music Academy champions the art of Carnatic music while subtly recognising validity in his critiques. Yet, protests against the award are only polarising the community.

March 30, 2024
Why we arenít returning MSís Sangita Kalanidhi title
- V Shrinivasan
It was awarded almost six decades ago and no one in the family intends to go back in time, and we have no right to do so either.

March 30, 2024
T.M. Krishna | The great disruptor
- Sunil Menon
T.M. Krishna's creative ruptures on Carnatic open it to an equal music - true to its complex genesis. The chorus of rage over an award is a passing note.

March 31, 2024
The Sangita Kalanidhi and Carnatic musicís great divide
- Suanshu Khurana
The Sangita Kalanidhi is not only well-deserved. Itís also a message to the divided world of Carnatic classical music to look within.
 
March 31, 2024
T M Krishna can no longer be silent, owes an apology to M S Subbulakshmi's family
- K Balakumar

April 2, 2024
Melody vs Cacophony: The art of creating cultural divide by TM Krishna & Madras Music Academy
- Dr.Praveen Kumar Kaudlay
The Madras Music Academy's decision to confer the prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award for the year 2024 upon senior musician TM Krishna has ignited a firestorm of controversy within the musical community. 

April 3, 2024
Why the rich legacy of Carnatic music cannot be reduced to Brahmanical patriarchy
- Oopalee Operajita
T M Krishnaís flawed methodology of retrospective social engineering causes him to repeatedly lapse into imposing todayís constructs and values on bygone eras. Artistes and writers flourish ó and are evaluated ó in the context of the social and religious milieus of their eras.

April 6, 2024
Carnatic crossfire: Social bhakti vs musical Shakti
- Madhavan Narayanan

April 7, 2024
Taking Sides in Music Academy Controversy Sidesteps Issues of Appropriation: Nrithya Pillai
- Rasmi Binoy



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