Season 6 of the most awaited music show in Pakistan’s Television history has been confirmed by its producers. Many big names in Pakistan’s Music industry have also confirmed their participation in the show including Ali Azmat, Ali Zafar, Fusion, Najam Sheraz and Alamgir. The show will be broadcasted in coming months as broadcasting scheduled of season 6 has not been finalized yet.
Coke Studio became an instant hit after its first season in 2008 which featured an excellent blend of traditional and western musical instruments coupled with live recordings of famous artists in Pakistani music industry. The show has since been sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company and marketed by Frequency Media. Since 2008, Coke Studio has been regularly broadcasted every summer on multiple television and radio channels simultaneously. The show has received wide critical acclaim and gained millions of followers in South Asia.
The main concept behind the show is ‘fusion between diverse musical streams in Pakistan, including Classical, Folk, Qawali, Bhangra, Sufi and Hip Hop, Rock and Pop music.’ It also serves as a platform for many upcoming and less known artists of various regions and languages.
With its massive success in Pakistan and South Asia, the show has grown to become an international inspiration for many music industries. Local versions of Coke Studio are being broadcasted in many countries including India, Middle East and Egypt.
This year, in season 6, musical legends of Pakistan like Alamgir and Ali Azmat are expected to participate in the show. With powerful Rock Star voice of Ali Azmat and melodic tunes by Alamgir, many fans expect that season 6 might prove to be the best season of Coke Studio in its 6 year history.