December 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Shazam may have built its huge audience through helping them identify music, but as the company heads into 2015, its musical focus is as much about playing those tunes rather than directing people elsewhere. That’s...

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November 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s an interesting recruitment ad, from discovery service Shazam. It’s hiring a music journalist to be based in its London office. “Our product is evolving in ways it hasn’t done before, and...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam’s main expansion over the last couple of years has been into TV and advertising, but now the company is moving into another new area: radio. The move was announced yesterday through a partnership...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s new Insights blog has published a post about the US success of Dutch rapper Mr Probz, drilling into the streaming service’s data to identify how Americans first heard his track ‘Waves’...

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September 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Shazam has published its latest set of accounts, for the last six months of 2013, and they reveal widening losses at the company. Shazam reported £16.9m ($27.5m) of revenues for the half-year period,...

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September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam has announced another music service integration for its mobile app, this time on Android. “You can now purchase tracks straight from Google Play and listen to full tracks with Google Play...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has had a tight relationship with Shazam for some time now, but the streaming service isn’t putting all its eggs in one music-identification basket. Rdio announced an expansion of its partnership...

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August 6th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

Shazam has launched its latest offering, Resonate, which is aimed at the TV advertising sector. It is starting off with smaller US networks including AMC, A+E and Fuse who will be able to use the sales...

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August 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music recognition service Shazam, fresh from launching its desktop app for Macs last week, is expected to arrive on Android Wear, Google’s wearable technology OS, soon. “We’ve experimented...

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