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Shazam Launches First Scaled Augmented Reality Solution for Brands Worldwide

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.

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

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.

Shazam Announces Annual Emerging Artists List and the Most Shazamed Tracks of 2016

Shazam Announces Annual Emerging Artists List and the Most Shazamed Tracks of 2016

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2016 11:00 EST

Rag’N’Bone Man, JP Cooper and Anne-Marie among the artists to watch out for in 2017

Shazam Announces Integration with Snapchat

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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(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.