Shazam Hits Ten Billion Tags

Posted Sep 7, 2013

Shazam is an app that can recognize music and TV shows using the built-in microphone in a smartphone or tablet.  Shazam recently hit their ten billionth tag and it took place in East Brunswick, New Jersey.  The ten billionth tag was for Lady Gaga’s Applause.

Shazam is currently seeing around 100 million tags per week, which is a 150% more than a year ago.

Shazam said that they also help generate $300 million in digital music sales every year.  Shazam tracks the click-through to a digital retailer for buying music and TV shows.

[Source: GigaOM]