Shazam Joins Verizon Wireless to Launch Exclusive Far East Movement Headphone Sweepstakes
When fans use Shazam to tag any song by Far East Movement, they can enter for a chance to win a pair of Beats headphones signed by the group
Palo Alto, CA – June 15, 2012 - Shazam®, the world’s leading media discovery company, today announces that it joins Verizon Wireless to launch a sweepstakes to win a pair of BeatsTM by Dr. DreTM headphones signed by CherryTree/Interscope artists Far East Movement. Now, when fans use Shazam, available in the Verizon Apps store, to tag any song by the band, they can enter to win the headphones.
The sweepstakes launches today and runs through July 10, 2012 and entering is easy! If you are in the US, all you need to do is:
1) Use Shazam to tag any song by Far East Movement between today and July 14th
2) Tweet the tag on Twitter from your Far East Movement tag result on Shazam, and include @vcastmusic in the tweet
Or, fans can simply tweet their favorite song from Far East Movement’s new album, Dirty Bass, and include @vcastmusic in the tweet. It’s just that simple! One Grand Prize winner will receive a pair of BeatsTM by Dre headphones signed by Far East Movement.
Raised in Downtown Los Angeles, Cherrytree/Interscope artists Far East Movement (Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, and DJ Virman) embody the pulse of contemporary LA. The group paid their dues in the LA underground club scene, slowly expanding their fan base until they became city-wide stars in the wake of their first LA chart topping pop hit, “Girls on the Dance Floor.” They made
history when 2010’s multi-platinum selling “Like a G6” achieved more than 1.8 million tags on Shazam and became the first #1 Billboard Hot 100 song ever achieved by an Asian-American group and followed with another Billboard Top 10 smash "Rocketeer." Their latest album Dirty Bass, due out June 12, 2012, is their finest movement yet. The album's first single, “Live My Life” is an anthemic all-night dance party featuring Justin Bieber has already achieved more than a million tags and has reached Top 20 on the Billboard charts and #2 on iTunes almost instantly.
With the industry’s fastest unlimited tagging in the apps on iOS and Android devices, Shazam is the best way for people to discover, explore, buy, and share more music, TV shows and branded content they love. For people who don't yet have the Shazam application on their smartphone, it is available for every major platform and can be found on iTunes App Store, Google play, Amazon App Store, AT&T’s AppCenter, Verizon VCast app store, Nokia Store, Windows Phone Marketplace, BlackBerry App World, and GetJar.
*Contest is open to people 13 years and older in the continental US.
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