Earlier this year, music recognition service Shazam claimed to be on course to sign up its 100 millionth user by the end of 2010. Well, it hit the goal a few weeks early yesterday. That’s 100 million users since it launched ten years ago – the company doesn’t say how many of those are active currently. However, with 25 million people having downloaded its app in the last six months, it’s fair to say it has a sizeable base. “Shazam’s growing popularity and ubiquity has established our leadership position as the best way for consumers across the globe to discover, engage with and share new content via their mobile phones,” says CEO Andrew Fishersays CEO Andrew Fisher. The milestone comes as Shazam has broadened out beyond music, allowing users to tag TV shows and advertisements.

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