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(Evening Standard) Secrets of my success: Andrew Fisher, executive chairman of Shazam

News   •   Nov 24, 2016 13:00 EST

Andrew Fisher, executive chairman of music recognition app Shazam, discusses his role, educating advertisers, and his regrets about selling out too soon.

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(Campaign) Shazam hits 1bn downloads and returns to profitability as ads pay off

News   •   Sep 30, 2016 12:40 EDT

Shazam has hit one billion app downloads and returned to profitability, after expanding beyond basic music recognition into brand advertising.

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(Music Ally) As it passes 1bn downloads ‘Shazam is a profitable entity’

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 13:10 EDT

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”.

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(Billboard) Shazam Hits 1 Billion Downloads and Turns a Profit (Thanks to Advertising)

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 13:06 EDT

A business model shift to advertising has helped music discovery company Shazam turn a profit. The London-based firm on Thursday announced that revenue from advertisers has surpassed other sources, including from music partners for its ubiquitous app, to propel it into profitability before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization.

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(Tech Crunch) Shazam is finally profitable after a billion downloads

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 13:05 EDT

Shazam, the mobile and desktop app that acts as a digital ear and song identifier, crossed the 1 billion download mark recently, according to a report from Billboard on Thursday.

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(The Telegraph) Shazam reaches profitability as it hits one billion downloads

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:34 EDT

​Music discovery app Shazam has finally reached profitability after 15 years and a billion-dollar valuation.

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(Forbes) Shazam Has Now Been Downloaded One Billion Times

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:26 EDT

Music identifying app Shazam has come a long way since it was first introduced almost a decade ago, and today the company has announced a number of enormous figures and milestones it has reached, all of which go to underline just how powerful and popular the program really is.

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(Bloomberg) Why Shazam's Fisher Sees Brexit as a Good Thing

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:18 EDT

Shazam Entertainment Chairman Andrew Fisher discusses with "On the Move" host Guy Johnson the company's fortunes having been downloaded a billion times and how it has benefitted from Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

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(The Wall Street Journal) Music-App Maker Shazam Finally Turns a Profit—But Not From Music

News   •   Sep 29, 2016 12:06 EDT

Most of its revenue comes from advertisers

Shazam Partners With Red Bull For New Product Launch

Shazam Partners With Red Bull For New Product Launch

News   •   Sep 13, 2016 07:00 EDT

Music identification app Shazam has announced it has teamed up with energy drink powerhouse Red Bull to help launch its new kiwi-apple flavour.

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Shazam Countdown Programming Kicks Off on Canadian Radio

News   •   Sep 02, 2016 07:00 EDT

Rogers Radio and Shazam, via Tapped Mobile, launched Canada's first Shazam countdown this week on three regional radio stations, KiSS 92.5 in Toronto, 91.7 THE BOUNCE in Edmonton and KiSS RADiO in Vancouver.

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Beat Shazam: the music app's foray into TV could be magic

News   •   Aug 10, 2016 07:30 EDT

The music identification app is teaming up with Fox for a new Name That Tune-style game show that could take it back to the top of the charts

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Name that tune: Contestants battle Shazam app in upcoming TV show

News   •   Aug 09, 2016 07:00 EDT

Fox has ordered an interactive TV game show based on the music discovery app called "Beat Shazam."

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Silicon Valley welcomes Modi with song, dance - and a Shazam joke

Silicon Valley welcomes Modi with song, dance - and a Shazam joke

News   •   Jul 22, 2016 07:20 EDT

​Six dancers stood on stage, arms bent at the elbows, elbows hoisted chin-level. They stood for thirty seconds, broad, nervous smiles on their faces, barely blinking. Thirty seconds turned into a minute, then two. No one wanted to lower their arms in case the music started again. But as the clock inched toward the third minute, this started to seem unlikely.

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​Visual effects in 'Ghostbusters': 1984 and today

News   •   Jul 15, 2016 08:05 EDT

John Bruno, visual effects art director on the 1984 film. "We just had to do as much in camera as possible." Slimer was played by an actor in a suit against a black background. "The Marshmallow Man was a guy in a suit on a miniature set," Bruno said.

Le morceau du soir – « Light of the Seven »

Le morceau du soir – « Light of the Seven »

News   •   Jul 12, 2016 12:58 EDT

la saison 6 de la série phénomène Games of Thrones a dévoilé le sublime morceau « Light of the Seven ». Diffusé le 26 juin dernier et intitulé « The Winds of Winter », l’épisode débute avec une scène marquante sur laquelle est placé la musique du compositeur attitré de la série, Ramin Djawadi.

Entertainment Weekly: Do we have a Song of the Summer yet?

Entertainment Weekly: Do we have a Song of the Summer yet?

News   •   Jul 11, 2016 11:34 EDT

Independence Day has come and gone, yet no tune has emerged to rule them all. Here’s how Justin Timberlake or Drake — or a dark horse — could take the crown.

Shazam App, in Partnership with Getty Images, Presents EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL

Shazam App, in Partnership with Getty Images, Presents EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL

News   •   Jul 07, 2016 13:14 EDT

​Shazam, one of the world's most popular apps for connecting artists and fans, and Exposure The Musical, a thrilling new West End musical tale of fame and celebrity excess, announces a partnership around the launch of the musical with its entire print campaign, which will use Shazam's Visual Recognition to engage wider audiences for the new musical.

Adweek EXCLUSIVE:  ESPN The Magazine Teamed With Gatorade for This Mysterious, Tech-Savvy 'Body Issue' Cover Shazam reveals code-covered star

Adweek EXCLUSIVE: ESPN The Magazine Teamed With Gatorade for This Mysterious, Tech-Savvy 'Body Issue' Cover Shazam reveals code-covered star

News   •   Jul 06, 2016 00:10 EDT

Readers will be encouraged to scan the image with Shazam, which will then reveal that the person represented by the data is Wade. The app will also show a bevy of exclusive, behind-the-scenes images from his photo shoot.