Shazam’s Mid-year Review: The Most Popular Songs & Artists Of 2018 - So Far

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2018 15:24 EDT

With June drawing to a close, Shazam’s team of experts looked back at the first half of 2018 to gain insight into the year’s biggest movers.

Shazam’s Songs of Summer: What Will Be This Year’s ‘Despacito’?

Blog posts   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:27 EDT

Last summer, “Despacito” had the whole world dancing (and singing), but it’s time for someone to steal the crown from Luis Fonsi & Co. Who will it be this summer?

Shazam's 'Next to Know': The Artists Who Will Break Out in 2018

Blog posts   •   Dec 20, 2017 11:33 EST

With 2017 drawing to a close, it’s time for a sneak a peek at 2018 with Shazam’s ‘Next to Know’: our preview of the artists who will go from emerging to breakout next year.

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.

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.


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.

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

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 Integration with Snapchat

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2016 09:28 EST

Users can now identify music directly from Snapchat

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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