May 10th, 2013

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Rdio and Shazam have been working together since last Autumn in the US, with the streaming service offering free streams of full tracks for Shazam users when they tag music. Now that 'Listen Free on...

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April 30th, 2013

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Shazam started life as a music identification app, before evolving into an app that's also about second-screen TV and advertisement tagging. Now it's planning an IPO under new CEO Rich Riley, who has...

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April 25th, 2013

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Shazam’s ad-tagging technology is coming to US cinemas, after the company agreed a deal with Screenvision. The move means that US cinema goers will be able to engage with selected ads by tagging then...

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April 25th, 2013

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Is Will.I.Am the first artist to release a single whose title is a hashtag? We suspect not, but #thatPOWER is certainly the most high-profile example we've seen. The fact that it features Justin Bieber...

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March 25th, 2013

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Daniel Danker has been one of the public faces for the BBC's iPlayer service in recent years, but now he's leaving the Corporation for a new job: at Shazam. The company has poached Danker to be its...

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March 21st, 2013

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Mobile app Shazam has long been one of the biggest drivers of music download sales. Now the company has provided latest stats quantifying its impact. Head of music content Will Mills tells Billboard...

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February 27th, 2013

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Music identification and second-screen TV app Shazam recently announced that it had been used by 300m people. But how many of those are active? EVP of marketing David Jones has been sharing some more...

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February 25th, 2013

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Shazam has announced that it has passed the 300m users milestone, representing the number of people who've used the service since its launch as a music identification app in 2002. In 2013, it's much...

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February 14th, 2013

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Mobile discovery firm Shazam now has two main business models: music identification and second-screen TV show / ad identification. Sometimes they come together though, as they will on 20 February for the...

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