Shazam has ‘tens of millions’ of weekly active users
Shazam’s EVP of marketing David Jones shared some details “20% of all iPhones in the US used Shazam last month, and in some European countries UK we’re seeing closer to 30% or 40%.
February 28, 2013
Shazam and TuneIn on board for Google+ Sign-In launch
People have been able to sign in to apps and websites with their Facebook and Twitter IDs for a while. Now they can do it using Google+,
February 27, 2013
Shazam hits 300m users and revamps iPad and Android tablet apps
A year ago, Shazam described itself in press releases as "the world's leading mobile discovery company". Now its burgeoning TV business makes it "the world's leading media engagement company" – a small but significant change. It's...
February 25, 2013
Big Boi makes his pitch to be Shazam’s new spokesperson
Big Boi recommends Shazam, SoundHound and Songza apps, while expressing concern towards the impact of piracy on music quality.
December 11, 2012
Rhapsody launches Shazam-like SongMatch app
Rhapsody has launched a Shazam-style music identification app for Android called SongMatch.
December 6, 2012
Shazam tags fuel its musical tips for 2013
Shazam is talking up its ability to spot up-and-coming tracks, citing several examples of tracks that were tagged 200k times before being sold on iTunes.
December 3, 2012
Shazam takes its free tagging to Windows Phone
While Shazam has traditionally been quick onto any new mobile device or platform, in recent times it's the company's iOS and Android apps that have been shown the most love with new features.
November 16, 2012
Shazam ‘will drive more than $300m in music sales this year’
"We will drive more than $300 million in music sales this year via our digital storefront partners like iTunes and Amazon" claims Shazam's EVP of marketing.
November 15, 2012
WiMP adds audio recognition feature from Gracenote
Aspiro has updated its WiMP iOS app to include audio recognition technology from Gracenote, capable of Shazam-style track identification.
November 14, 2012
Shazam reaches 250m-users milestone and expands TV offering
In early August, Shazam said its users had tagged more than 5bn songs, TV shows and ads. Now the app has hit another big milestone: 250m downloads. Shazam is also adding 2m new users every week. The 250m milestone is accompanied...
September 17, 2012
Music Ally Report: The VC Issue
The latest Music Ally Report is a special themed issue looking at the worlds of music and venture capitalists. Interdependency and tension have characterised their relationships to date but it appears each side is slowly...
August 30, 2012
Sandbox Issue Sixty Seven – Gold Standard: who “won’ the music marketing Olympics?
The 2012 London Olympics were very much “the musical Olympics” and “the social media Olympics”, with British artists showcased in the bookending opening and closing ceremonies in Stratford and the likes of Twitter...
August 23, 2012