FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW YORK, NY September 6th, 2017– Sun Broadcast Group and Shazam have entered into a multi-year contract extension to continue their exclusive Shazam for Radio platform. The groundbreaking service allows programing and advertising content on radio stations across America to be recognized by the Shazam app, launching rich, interactive experiences in real time on listeners mobile devices.
National brands and stations alike have harnessed the magic of Shazam for Radio continuously throughout the past 2 years and the service is now widely available to nearly 1,000 stations across multiple groups such as Alpha Media, Beasley Broadcasting, Hubbard Communications, Cumulus, and CBS in addition to syndicated shows including The Hit List with Fitz, The Fitz Show, Little Steven’s Underground Garage and Slacker and Steve.
“We are excited to extend our partnership with Sun Broadcast Group,” said Greg Glenday, Shazam’s Chief Revenue Officer. “We are always looking for ways to deliver a great music-discovery experience, and Sun Broadcast Group helps us achieve that. Shazam for Radio is a robust platform for listeners – and for labels and advertisers, it yields unparalleled data insights.”
“When we launched Shazam for Radio in 2015, I knew we had a game changer on our hands,” said Jason Bailey, CEO of Sun Broadcast Group. “With over a half million Shazams, countless forward-thinking advertisers and MOUNDS of incredible data that we’ve gained on over the air radio listeners….there’s simply nothing better for the future of our industry than Shazam for Radio! Is your station Shazamable? If not, what are you waiting for?!”
For more information on Shazam For Radio, contact Danno Wolkoff at (216) 831-3761 or email@example.com
Shazam is one of the most popular apps of all time, used by hundreds of millions of people to magically connect to the world around them. Building on its pioneering leadership in music identification, Shazam now helps people discover, interact with, and share audio, video, printed or augmented reality content – and lets music fans follow their favorite artists to share in the thrill of discovery. The app has been downloaded over one billion times, in over 190 countries, and users Shazam over 20 million times each day. For more information, please visit www.shazam.com.
About Sun Broadcast Group
Named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc Magazine three years in a row, Sun Broadcast Group is a national radio network reaching over 205 million listeners through its more than 5,500 affiliates in both English and Spanish-language. Headquartered in New York City and Boca Raton, FL, Sun offers ad sales representation, syndication and programming support to producers, hosts and radio networks nationwide. Its growing program and sales offerings includes the Sun Select RADAR® Network, Country Fried Mix with DJ Sinister, The Hit List with Fitz, Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Slacker and Steve, Nashville Minute and many more.
For more information, call Sun Broadcast Group (800) 871-6163