Apple purchased the popular music recognition app Shazam making it easier for iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to find and enjoy the music they love. Once the acquisition is completed, the Shazam app would become ad-free for everyone to enjoy it without any disturbance.
About Shazam music recognition app
With hundreds of millions of downloads on App Store and more than 100 million on Google Play Store, Shazam is the most famous music recognition app in the world.
Shazam helps users find their favorite songs by simply letting the app “listening” to the music surrounding them. Once Shazam music recognition app identifies the song, the application will reveal the artist’s name, the song’s title, as well as other essential details, such as the album on which the track appears, and other info about the singer.
Besides, Shazam also operates as music, video, and printed documents sharing platform.
According to the latest statistics coming from Apple, the Shazam music recognition app has been downloaded by more than 1 billion times on all platforms and, on a daily basis, users identify songs with the app by about 20 million.
Apple acquired Shazam app
Just recently, Apple announced the purchase of Shazam, the popular music recognition app which is available for iOS and Android, as well. Thanks to this acquisition, the Shazam app would now be ad-free for everyone who wants to use it to identify and/or share music, videos, and documents.
“Apple and Shazam have a long history together. Shazam was one of the first apps available when we launched the App Store and has become a favorite app for music fans everywhere. With a shared love of music and innovation, we are thrilled to bring our teams together to provide users even more great ways to discover, experience and enjoy music,” stated Oliver Schusser, the Vice President at the Apple Music.