Listening to a tune and want to know about the song played, next time Shazam app can help you out. Shazam has announced an exclusive partnership with Saavn, India’s biggest music streaming service to offer music fans with local Indian Music discovery.
With this partnership Indian music fans can fast and easy find out the name and artist of their favorite tracks along with an easy way to purchase tracks from Apple iTunes India. Music lovers can discover the latest tracks from their favorite artists in Bollywood and beyond, with popular genres such as bhangra, devotional, ghazals, Carnatic, Indipop and music in regional languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, and Bhojpuri.
Shazam has already started mapping Saavn’s vast library of Indian music to its own music database and it will continue to grow with thousands of new and exclusive tracks every week. In addition to music discovery Shazam allow users to share their music finds with friends on Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Shazam app can be freely downloaded from Google Play, Apple iTunes, Windows Phone Store, Blackberry App World, Nokia Store and Windows 8 Store.
“Our partnership with Shazam represents an exciting evolution in our ability to both provide an enjoyable listening experience as well as provide an enjoyable discovery experience. We couldn’t be more excited to be part of Shazam’s efforts to bring its highly popular music engagement tools to fans of Indian music. And with Shazam’s in-app music purchasing feature, encouraging users to buy the music they hear, we feel this collaboration is well-aligned with Saavn’s mission to impede the rampant flow of music piracy in India.” said Vinodh Bhat, CEO of Saavn.
Saavn which stands for South Asian Audio Video Network was launched in 2006, has music catalog of over 1 million Indic tracks for its streaming “search and play” and radio services. Saavn delivers a seamless, on-the-go listening experience to fans of South Asian music worldwide, across Web and mobile.