Shazam Your Way to the Sold Out iHeartRadio Music Festival


We’ve teamed up with Clear Channel to give away an insane trip to the sold out iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on September 19th and 20th. Shazam ANY song from the artists below between now and September 12th and enter to win the chance to see them, plus Coldplay, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and basically anyone else you could dream of. You’ll snag 2 tickets for both days in the main festival stage and the village stage, airfare, hotel, and ground transportation. US only.

Iggy Azalea

Neon Trees

Kacey Musgraves

Childish Gambino


The Pretty Reckless

Nico & Vinz

Lil Jon

So get to Shazam ASAP, and when you see this – click it to win it.




Demi Lovato Wants to Dedicate a Song to You! #ShazamDemi

After helping Demi Lovato plan out her European Tour, we’re excited to announce that we’re partnering up again to give US #Lovatics the prize of a lifetime.

“We did a promotion with Shazam earlier this year in Europe and I was blown away by the results. They were able to show me how many fans in Istanbul were tagging my last single, and now we are actually playing a show there in November. That was such a cool way to use their technology and I am so excited to be doing something new with Shazam for my Lovatics.” – Demi Lovato. In Europe, Demi is set to visit places like Antwerp and Birmingham, cities she may have skipped on tour but the number of Shazams for “Neon Lights” let her fans do the tour planning. See more about her European tour here.

So now, listen up because a fan from each of Demi’s 23 U.S. tour stops will win two tickets to her show, but that’s just the beginning. The winner will also get to pick a song for Demi to sing on stage with a personal dedication from the multiplatinum recording artist herself.

To be automatically entered to the show nearest you, just Shazam Demi’s hit single “Really Don’t Care” five times.

The promotion ends September 1, so #ShazamDemi today! Find the complete rules and regulations here and see Demi’s full U.S. tour below:




September 6 Baltimore Arena Baltimore, MD
September 7 Times Union Center New York, NY
September 9 Petersen Events Center Pittsburgh, PA
September 12 PNC Arena Raleigh, NC
September 14 American Airlines Arena Miami, FL
September 15 Amway Center Orlando, FL
September 17 Lakefront Arena New Orleans, LA
September 19 AT&T Center San Antonio, TX
September 21 BOK Center Tulsa, OK
September 23 Sprint Center St. Louis, MO
September 25 Pepsi Center Denver, CO
September 27 Staples Center Los Angeles, CA
September 28 Viejas Areana San Diego, CA
October 2 Comcast Arena Seattle, WA
October 10 Denny Sanford Premier Center Sioux Falls, SD
October 11 iWireless Center Moline, IL
October 14 United Center Chicago, IL
October 15 KFC Yum! Center Louisville, KY
October 17 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
October 22 Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester, NH
October 24 GIANT Center Hershey, PA
October 25 Prudential Center Newark, NJ
October 27 Barclays Center Brooklyn, NY

Kiesza- #FeaturedByShazam

Well, this just got interesting. Introducing Kiesza – a Canadian, former Navy recruit trained to break codes, now breaking dance floors with her disco-pop infused tracks that have been tearing up the Shazam charts. With a powerhouse voice on hits like ‘Hideaway’, she’s currently one of the most Shazamed artists in the world – and we’re proud to show her off as our next #FeaturedByShazam artist. Watch these heartbreaking renditions of her famous songs:

Giant in My Heart:


#FeaturedByShazam delivers access to the hottest bands, happening right now. It’s an exclusive showcase of the acts that have been climbing their way up the Shazam charts across the globe and are getting ready to break, big time. These are the artists you need to know, brought to you by your favorite app @Shazam.

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What’s new, what’s now, what’s next. All in one place.


Shazam and Beats Music have joined forces to make exploring the music you love better than ever. Now when you Shazam a track, you can fully immerse yourself in music that’s curated and personalized for you. Dive deep into the Beats Music app to access over 20 million tracks, follow your favorite bands, experts and friends, and be amazed at how truly awesome it is to always enjoy the right music at the right time.

Not a Beats Music subscriber? No problem.

Shazam will take you there, so you can sign up for a highly personalized and expertly curated streaming experience that, when combined with the best technology, recommends the right song, at the right time, just for you.











Update your Shazam app now:

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Teen Choice Awards

Your choice. Your voice.


The Teen Choice Awards are BACK this year, live on FOX Sunday August 10 at 8/7c. Shazam has teamed up with Teen Choice to give you the ultimate awards experience. Shazam along the way and uncover all kinds of cool info about your favorite musical guests, including acoustic sessions, tour info, their essential tunes, music videos and more. Plus, follow along with the music award categories and see who you voted to take home this year’s coveted surfboard.

With Shazamable performances from Jason Derulo, Magic!, Demi Lovato, Rita Ora, and Rixton – you won’t want to miss a moment.

See you there!

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Important News About (SHAZAM)RED

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Thanks to everyone who has purchased the (SHAZAM)RED app, we have successfully raised over $500K in the fight against HIV/AIDS, which can provide over 1.25 million days of life-saving medication.

Shazam’s partnership with (RED) will continue in new ways, however, the (SHAZAM)RED app will not be supported after August 7.

Users of the (SHAZAM)RED app can continue to enjoy the latest features and updates by migrating to our main Shazam app – find out more here. You will get the same ad-free experience and will keep your Shazam Tags.

You can migrate from late Thursday August 7th. Here’s how:

  1. Ensure you have the latest version of (SHAZAM)RED app
  2. Download and open the main Shazam app
  3. Tap on “Transfer” to move your Shazam Tags
  4. Tap on “Upgrade” to remove adverts

To find out more about how you can help fight HIV/AIDS with (RED), head to  Thank you for your support.

The Shazam Team


Shazam is About to Teach Your Mac a Few New Tricks

Shazam_For_Mac_ReleaseDownload Shazam for Mac from the Mac App Store, and bring the magic home. The app you’ve come to rely on as your go-to music expert has been given a major upgrade for your Mac. Catch the music and TV playing around you without ever digging a phone out of your pocket. Go nuts, match it all. Simply install Shazam for Mac, flip the switch, and sit back in awe as it finds songs you should know about, creating a playlist as it goes. You can now effortlessly find it, share it, and buy it. Now that’s magic.

  1. Operates magically in the background, ready to name that tune at a moment’s notice.
  2. Instant, seamless access to all the music that makes up the world around you.
  3. One-click access to lyrics, music videos or to buy tracks on iTunes.
  4. Discover like never before, share like always.

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Nico & Vinz #FeaturedByShazam

This #FeaturedByShazam is massive. “Am I Wrong” has topped the global, yes GLOBAL, Shazam Charts for weeks – not bad for two guys dreaming of fame in their Norwegian bedroom a few years ago. This is the band you need to know about – here’s Nico & Vinz.

Get the inside track with our exclusive interview:


#FeaturedByShazam delivers access to the hottest bands, happening right now. It’s an exclusive showcase of the acts that have been climbing their way up the Shazam charts across the globe and are getting ready to break, big time. These are the artists you need to know, brought to you by your favorite app @Shazam.


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Push to Play

Now you can sing, dance, and air guitar along with your latest Shazamed track, in its entirety. Which is good, because you’ve got a blazing solo coming up. Update your iOS or Android Shazam app now, and for the first time, get full song playback with Rdio - without ever leaving Shazam – and of course, add it to your choice of Rdio playlist.

See it in action:

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Demi Lovato: European Tour Dates

Multi-platinum recording artist Demi Lovato, set new records with Shazam in a unique promotion tied to her upcoming Fall European tour.  This past Spring, Demi announced she would be touring Europe.  With the help of her loyal fans, the self-proclaimed “Lovatics,” Demi mapped out her European tour dates based on the number of Shazam tags for her song “Neon Lights” in various markets.  The response was overwhelming, with more than 4.5 million Shazams  throughout the campaign!

“Shazam is thrilled that we were able to play a part in Demi’s European Tour,” said Peter Szabo, Head of Music for Shazam.  “We were blown away by the passionate response from her Lovatics across Europe. One fan even Shazamed 4,000 times on the first day! We’re always looking for fun new ways to use Shazam data, thanks to Demi and her team for innovating with us.”

Demi Lovato recently announced her upcoming dates for Europe, touring with Enrique Iglesias.  The dates are on sale now, and listed below.  Demi’s tour dates with Enrique mark the second leg of her current world tour, with more dates to be announced soon.  Lovato just returned from a whirlwind press and promotion of the UK, where she performed to sold out crowds at Koko and GAY.  Her current UK single, “Neon Lights,” is now available on iTunes.

Demi Lovato’s  European tour dates are as follows:

November 18 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome

November 20 – Antwerp, BE – Sportpaleis

November 21 – Paris, FR – Bercy

November 23 – Dublin, IE –Q2 Arena

November 25 – Glasgow, Scotland – SSE Hydro

November 27 – Birmingham, England – NIA

November 28 – London, England – O2 Arena

November 29 – Manchester, England – Phones 4 U Arena

For more information, or frequently asked questions, visit the Shazam Support site.