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Shazam targets emerging markets with ‘Lite’ Android app
Shazam has launched a ‘Lite’ version of its Android app, aimed at music fans in emerging markets. The app will launch initially in India, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Nigeria and Venezuela, with a footprint of...
October 10, 2016
As it passes 1bn downloads ‘Shazam is a profitable entity’
Shazam has announced a major new milestone: more than 1bn downloads of its app. Just as significantly, though, the mobile music-turned-advertising firm says it has now achieved “EBITDA profitability”. The company has...
September 29, 2016
Shazam hopes its artist profiles will increase ad revenues
We reported last week on Shazam’s latest music initiative: signing up the likes of Pitbull, Calvin Harris and One Direction to maintain official profiles within its app, with fans able to follow them. Now executive chairman...
July 6, 2015