London, 26 September 2008 - Shazam, the world's leading mobile music discovery provider today celebrates winning the 2008 Mobile Entertainment Best Music Services Provider Award. Last night, Shazam's CEO, Andrew Fisher accepted the award in recognition of Shazam's industry leading mobile music discovery application and commitment to innovation.
CEO Andrew Fisher says of the win; "This award is testament to the dedication of our team to offer our customers the very best mobile music discovery experience. It's a great honour to be recognised by the industry as the best music services provider and we're continually developing our technology so we can create the best possible music journey for our customers."
Shazam has enjoyed rapid growth over the past year and is now widely recognised as the leading service across the world for music fans to capture, share and purchase songs wherever and whenever they hear music using just their mobile. Recently celebrating a milestone of 20 million customers, Shazam's users have identified over 100 million tracks across the globe.
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 www.shazam.com