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Shazam confirms 1.5m iPhone downloads, more

Shazam today confirmed it has seen over 1.5 million downloads of its eponymously named Shazam music discovery application in just six weeks through Apple’s App Store.
 
The company also confirmed it intends introducing a premium version of its application, which will offer a host of additional features and functions – but will be free to users and supported by advertising. The existing application remains among the most popular applications available for the iPhone.

“The Shazam iPhone application has had a phenomenal user response both in the number of downloads and the number of tracks being identified.” said  Andrew Fisher, Shazam’s CEO
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Post-iPhone, Shazam leaps user targets

Innovative music discovery service, Shazam, has issued a release claiming over 20 million customers have used it to identify over 100 million tracks.

The company says “millions of tracks” are now being tagged every week anticipates crossing the 200 million track milestone soon, and that its service will be available on 250 million handsets by the end of 2009.

Shazam launched six years ago as a mobile-specific discovery service which then turned into a client app for mobile phones. Users of the service can identify tracks, share them and buy them.
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