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The Most Shazamed Songs of 2017 Revealed

Blog posts   •   Dec 01, 2017 14:11 EST

It’s that time of year again, when we reveal the most Shazamed tracks of 2017! Ed Sheeran unmistakably took Sia’s crown from last year with “Shape of You,” the most Shazamed track in 2017 globally and in the Pop category. Sheeran is also the most Shazamed artist in the world in 2017.

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The most Shazamed Songs of the Summer 2017 revealed

Blog posts   •   Sep 01, 2017 12:11 EDT

​Shazam is excited to reveal the list of the most Shazamed songs this summer, between June 1st and August 31st, 2017. As Shazam predicted last May, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' went on to be unquestionably this summer’s #1 anthem.

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Samsung Smart TV Offers Shazam Music Service to Let Users Identify and Stream Music While Watching TV

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2017 20:54 EDT

Samsung Electronics announced today the release of a new update for its 2017 Smart TV platform to support Shazam, one of the world’s most popular music apps. Shazam provides users with a customizable service and is available on Smart Hub of 2017 Samsung Smart TVs.

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Shazam Launches “Brand Takeovers” for Full-Screen Ad Experiences at Scale

Blog posts   •   Jul 19, 2017 13:24 EDT

The Shazam Brand Takeover leverages native-app functionality and enables brands to literally “take over” the app’s entire screen in individual markets for a full day, reaching Shazam’s hundreds of millions of global users. Brands can now participate in the entire Shazam user flow—from home screen to listening screen to track result—which is initiated 25 million times every day.

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SUMMER’S NO. 1 MUSIC SERIES “BEAT SHAZAM” RENEWED FOR SECOND SEASON ON FOX

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2017 16:16 EDT

Interactive music game show BEAT SHAZAM, hosted and executive-produced by Jamie Foxx, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company. Foxx will return as host and executive producer for Season Two, along with executive producers Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff.

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Say Hello to Shazam’s New Chief Technology Officer

Blog posts   •   Mar 29, 2017 09:00 EDT

We are extremely excited to welcome Richard Sharp as Shazam’s new Chief Technology Officer. A huge part of the Shazam magic lies with its world-leading music technology, and Richard will oversee the team behind it all—as well as the delivery of new, innovative experiences for our hundreds of millions of global users.

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Shazam Launches First Scaled Augmented Reality Solution for Brands Worldwide

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 08:00 EST

New York, NY (March 6, 2017) – Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps, today announced the launch of a massively scaled augmented reality (AR) platform for its brand partners, artists and hundreds of millions of global users. Beam Suntory, Inc., the world's third largest premium spirits company, has signed on as one of several launch partners.

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Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award winner Jamie Foxx to host “Beat Shazam” on Fox

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2017 12:00 EST

​Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx is set to host BEAT SHAZAM, a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam for the chance to win a cash prize.

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Shazam Announces Integration with Snapchat

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2016 09:28 EST

Users can now identify music directly from Snapchat

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Shazam Tops 1 Billion Downloads and Achieves EBITDA Profitability

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2016 05:10 EDT

Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps, today announced significant financial and user milestones.

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About Shazam

Shazam is one of the most popular apps of all time, used by hundreds of millions of people each month to magically connect to the world around them. Building on its pioneering leadership in music identification, Shazam now helps people discover, interact with, and share audio, video, printed or augmented reality content—and lets music fans follow their favorite artists to share in the thrill of discovery. The app has been downloaded over 1 billion times, in over 190 countries, and users Shazam over 20 million times each day, helping to shape Shazam’s influential weekly charts. For more information, please visit www.shazam.com.

Press contact: PR@Shazam.com