Billboard Latin Music Awards

Latin music’s biggest night is back this Thursday on Telemundo. Experience the 25th Billboard Latin Music Awards with Shazam and State Farm®! Shazam the show on Thursday, April 24th at 7pm/6c for exclusive access to:

  • Show timeline with performances and winners
  • Photo galleries and live tweets
  • Get a quote from State Farm®
  • And more!

Join the conversation with @Shazam #RitmoDeCambio - for every mention State Farm® will donate $1 to “Little Kids Rock” and you can unlock an exclusive Jesse & Joy song! Discover how:

Premios Billboard

La noche más grande de la música latina vuelve este jueves en Telemundo. Sintoniza los 25o Premios Billboard de la Música Latina con Shazam y State Farm®! Haz Shazam durante el programa este jueves, 24 de abril a las 7pm/6c para acceso exclusivo a:

  • Cronograma de programa con presentadores y ganadores
  • Fotos y tweets en vivo
  • Obten una cotización de State Farm®
  • ¡Y mucho más!

¡Únete a la conversación con @Shazam usando #RitmoDeCambio! Por cada #RitmoDeCambio, State Farm® donará $1 a “Little Kids Rock” y tú podras revelar una canción exclusiva de Jesse & Joy. Descubre más:

Shazam Android App Now Even Better

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Check out the next phase of our Android App redesign!  We’ve tweaked and made better some of the key features, so get Shazaming and try them out….

  • Quick access to lyrics, as soon as a track is matched. When available, streaming lyrics will play automatically in full screen
  • Redesigned album and track review pages
  • More engaging Biographies and Discographies – making it easier to go from discovering a great artist to learning more about them

Plus, updated streaming options:

  • Add any track featured in Shazam – music you’ve Shazamed or found in Pulse – direct to any of your Rdio playlists
  • Listen to your Shazamed tracks on Deezer: For fans in the UK, Germany, Mexico and Brazil

And an ‘under the hood’ improvement

  • We cut the app startup time and track result loading time

That’s all for now, happy Shazaming!

Help Save The Planet – Shazam Earth Month Programs on Pivot TV



To celebrate April’s Earth Month, Pivot TV are rolling out shows that highlight important issues around water, energy, sustainable food, climate change, and natural disasters that impact the Planet.

Throughout April, if you watch Shazam shows on Pivot TV, including Angry Planet, Green Wheels and The Un-Road Trip, you can learn more about the issues threatening our planet and find ways that you can make a difference.

Pivot’s Earth Month programming includes award-winning documentary films like Food Inc., Last Call at the Oasis, Uranium Drive-In, and Plastic Paradise, as well as, popular series like Angry Planet.  For each program, Pivot offers a variety of content and social action opportunities for viewers.

Pivot is available via traditional Pay TV subscription and integrating a Live and on demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot APP. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at

You can find your local Pivot channel, here.

Happy Earth Month!

The Shazam Team

Tim McGraw New Album 9/16 Join the Countdown and Win Season Tickets to Tim McGraw’s Sundown Heaven Town Tour

Blog Tim McGrawTim McGraw fans – don’t miss this! Shazam his performance at the 49th ACM Awards and enter for a chance to win season tickets to the Sundown Heaven Town Tour – plus a VIP trip to opening night on May 8th!

Additionally, when you Shazam his ACM performance, you’ll get access to a first look at his new album. Get ready to Shazam the ACM Awards – and Tim’s performance, Sunday at 8/7c on CBS.

Shazam the ACM Awards for an Exclusive Keith Urban Interview


Hey Keith Urban fans – are you ready for the 49th ACM Awards this Sunday?!

We can’t wait!

When you Shazam the show, you’ll get access to a special treat – an exclusive interview with Keith! He’ll be performing “Even the Stars Fall 4 U” and you can watch him discuss the song in more detail via Shazam.

Get ready for the 49th ACM Awards this Sunday, April 6th at 8/7c on CBS!

And, get Keith’s latest album ‘Fuse’ on iTunes.



Shazam the 49th ACM Awards


Get ready for one of the biggest nights in Country Music – the 49th ACM Awards are live this Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c on CBS. Tune in to get a closer look at the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry!  Shazam anytime to connect with show information, up to date winners, and performances from your favorite country stars like George Strait, The Band Perry, Jason Aldean, plus a show-stopping performance by Lady Antebellum with legendary musician Stevie Nicks – all hosted by the incomparable duo of Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan. When you Shazam the show, you’ll get;

  • Show Timeline to see all the big moments in show, including performances and videos
  •  Awards Detail including nominees & winners
  • Access to Preview and Buy songs performed
  • Playlists featuring performing artists
  • Access to Bonus Content from performing artists
  •  And more!

Shazam the ACMs this Sunday, April 6 at 8/7c on CBS, we’ll see you there!

Shazam The Kids’ Choice Music Awards


The 27th Annual Kids Choice Awards are this Saturday and we’re super excited that the whole show is Shazamable.  So be sure and tune in Saturday, March 29th at 8/7c on Nickelodeon to experience more of the show.

Shazam anytime to:

  • Preview and buy songs performed
  • Watch exclusive Shazam Sessions with American Authors
  • Check out videos by Todrick Hall
  • See full list of nominees in each category
  • Get the Performances playlist, and playlists for American Authors and Aloe Blacc
  • See live tweets and join the conversion

The show will be hosted by Mark Wahlberg with performances by American Authors,Aloe Blacc and Todrick Hall; and nominees include One Direction, Katy Perry, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.

Enjoy the Kids’ Choice Awards!

Better Sharing, Lyrics and Video on Shazam iOS App

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Have you checked out the next phase of our iOS app redesign? We’ve tweaked and made better some of the key features, so get Shazaming and try them out….

  • Improved look for social sharing: incl. Facebook, Twitter, G+, WhatsApp, Pinterest & more
  • A great new lyrics experience that start streaming on the track page so you can immediately see words to the songs in time with the music
  • Go straight to the official video on the track page to instantly watch your favorite acts;
  • Better looking album and track review pages
  • More engaging Biographies and Discographies – making it easier to go from discovering a great artist to learning more about them

Plus, updated streaming options:

  • Add any track featured in Shazam – stuff you’ve Shazamed or found in Pulse – direct to any of your Rdio playlists
  • Listen to your Shazamed tracks on Deezer: For fans in the UK, Germany, Mexico and Brazil

And a couple of ‘under the hood’ improvements

  • Improved audio recognition rate
  • Auto Shazam is more efficient so no need to worry about your battery life

This new redesign will launch on Android in a couple of weeks – we’ll keep you posted.

That’s all folks!

Featured by Shazam – American Authors


Our first Featured by Shazam artist is Brooklyn-based American Authors, they’ve been racing their way up the Shazam charts. We love their sound, and we love how they think: “We’re the authors of our lives, creating music from what we’ve lived, from what we hope for, from what we feel.”

Watch their Shazam Session below! And, be sure to Shazam the session video to preview and buy their new album – Oh, What a Life.

American Authors first met as students at Berklee College of Music. Shortly after, the foursome dropped out, moved into a small apartment in Bushwick, New York, and started a band. While playing a show in the city, the band was noticed by music producers Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta, who eventually signed them to their production company, Dirty Canvas. They went on to write ‘Believer,’ the first song to develop their signature sound. In December 2012, the song landed at Sirius XM’s Alt Nation radio, whose tastemaker DJ’s and diehard listeners alike wholeheartedly embraced the song and its human counterparts. Within one month and without a record label, Believer made it onto the station’s tough-as-nails Alt 18 Countdown and led to a huge spike in social media and music sales, an enthusiastic bevy of ‘Believers,’ and a mini-tour with fellow alt rock bands A Silent Film, GoldFields, and Carousel.

Self-described “laid-back dudes,” American Authors is comprised of Zac Barnett (vocals), James Adam Shelley (guitar/banjo), Dave Rublin (bass), and Matt Sanchez (drums). Together they hail from the four corners of the country, each bringing their own influences and experiences to the writing table to create pop-flavored alt rock sprinkled with four-part harmonies, spirited lyrics, and contagious optimism. To hear their music and to watch them perform, it can be said that American Authors has the natural ‘it’ factor that leads to music’s most successful artists.



Shazam Glee Tonight for a Free Song Download!

Hey Glee fans! Ready for something cool? You’re in luck – Shazam Glee tonight, Tuesday March 25th, at 8/7c on FOX to get a FREE  song download of ‘Loser Like Me’ and see all songs in the show, plus more! Just Shazam anytime during the show to get the download. When you’re done doing that, check out more music from Glee on the official Glee music site!

See Official Rules for details.

You can get Shazam direct on your phone or device

Visit on your mobile device to download Shazam now.

Shazam gives you instant satisfaction when you want to know what song is playing:

  • Identify music
  • Preview and purchase songs
  • Watch music videos
  • Get song lyrics, album reviews and more!