Shazam adds 15m users in just five months
Shazam has announced that it now has 35 million people using its mobile applications, tagging more than a million tracks a day, and generating more than 100 million page impressions a month. It passed the 20 million milestone...
February 13, 2009
MidemNet 2009: Shazam’s top-tagged chart predicts hot music artists for 2009
Music identification firm Shazam has released its chart of hot artists for 2009, based on what tracks its users have been tagging with their mobile phones. Here's the list:1. Kid Cudi2. Lady Gaga3. Empire Of The Sun4....
January 18, 2009
Shazam increases database by two million tracks
Shazam has announced that it's boosted its music database from six to eight million tracks, thanks to a raft of new partnerships and direct sourcing.That said, the company isn't saying who those partnerships are...
December 4, 2008
Our dozen favourite iPhone music apps
We've been banging on about iPhone applications for a while ago, and in last week's issue of the Music Ally Report, we covered some of the ways iPhone apps are coming onto the music industry's radar. But which...
November 18, 2008
Video reviews of first Android music applications
The first handset running Google's Android operating system went on sale in the US yesterday. The T-Mobile G1 didn't quite see iPhone-esque queues around the block by most accounts, but it's still created plenty...
October 23, 2008
Shazam launches Android music application
Flushed with the success of its iPhone app (1.5 million users and counting), music recognition firm Shazam has announced a version for Google's Android platform.The first Android handset goes on sale this week, so Shazam...
October 21, 2008
Interview: Shazam boss talks iPhone, biz models, and D2C
It's been a pretty good week for music ID service Shazam. Not only did it announce a new preload deal with Samsung and T-Mobile, but it also trumpeted the fact that its iPhone application has now been downloaded by more...
October 1, 2008