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Shazam’s Golden Tag Promo Gives Lady Antebellum Fans a Chance to Meet the Band and See Them Perform at an Exclusive Show

Press Release   •   Sep 08, 2011 10:35 EDT

New York, NY – September 8, 2011 - Shazam®, the world’s leading mobile discovery company, today announced it is giving one lucky Shazamer and their guest the trip of a lifetime to meet Grammy- and CMA-winning group, Lady Antebellum, and see them perform at a private fanclub show in Nashville.

Starting tomorrow, when fans in the US and Canada* use their iOS and Android devices to Shazam Lady A’s new single, “We Owned the Night” they will receive a chance to enter and win a grand prize three-day trip for two to Nashville to go to the exclusive fans-only show and meet the band.

The contest, which runs from September 9th through midnight October 15th will also award five Shazamers with a Lady A prize pack which includes the band’s new album, “Own the Night.”

Entering the Lady Antebellum “Golden Tag” promotion is easy!  All you have to do is:

  1. Activate Shazam Friends (via the Friends Tab in your Shazam App)
  2. Shazam “We Owned the Night” between September 9th and October 15, 2011

It’s just that easy!  Winners will be selected on October 16, 2011 for the event on November 14th.  Fans can follow the “Golden Tag” promotion on Facebook pages for Lady Antebellum and Shazam.Lady Antebellum has been lauded as one of the hottest bands around, spicing up its music with “rock riffs and unapologetic lustiness" (LA Times).  The group’s last album, Need You Now, was the biggest winner at the 2011 Grammy Awards and one of the best-selling albums of 2010, beating Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber in US album sales.

Shazam “Golden Tag” promotions are one of the many ways Shazam is working with major label artists today.  In addition to opportunities to meet the artist, Golden Tag promotions can include concert tickets, free downloads, song debuts and loads of other prizes.  Record labels and artists work with Shazam to Shazam-enable their music videos and TV commercials, release exclusive content such as a new album, song or video, launch innovative advertising campaigns within the Shazam App, and build 3-way promotions with the help of media partners and major brands.

For consumers who don't yet have the Shazam application on their smartphone, it can be found on iTunes App StoreAndroid MarketAT&T’s AppCenterVerizon VCast app store, the Ovi Store by NokiaWindows Phone MarketplaceBlackBerry App World, and GetJar. The Shazam free App is available with five tags per month and Shazam Encore is priced at $3.99 for a 1-year subscription or a one-time fee of $5.99 on iOS; or a one-time fee of $4.99 on all other platforms.

*Promotion open to legal residents of Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), must be 13 or older to enter.

About Shazam

Shazam is one of the most popular apps of all time, used by hundreds of millions of people globally to connect to the world around them. Building on its pioneering leadership in music identification, Shazam now helps people discover, interact with, and share video, audio, or printed content on TV, radio, movie screens, magazines, newspapers, packaged goods, and retail stores -- and now Shazam lets music fans follow their favorite artists to see their Shazams and share in the thrill of discovery. The app has exceeded 20 billion total Shazams since its launch, and users Shazam over 20 million times each day. For more information on how Shazam has created new technology tools for brands to utilize data visit