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Shazam: Find Music & Concerts

For song recognition, new artists, music news, television, and more.

With Shazam, you can instantly find out what that catchy tune is

Shazam: Find Music & Concerts

by Apple
Identify music automatically
Shazam: Find Music & Concerts
Shazam: Find Music & Concerts
FREE in the App Store

With Shazam, you can instantly find out what that catchy tune is.

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Identify music automatically. You just have to let Shazam listen to a few seconds of a song to recognize it. Then, you can learn more about the song, purchase it on iTunes, or listen to it in full via Spotify, Rdio, or Apple Music. If it's catchy and you love it, instant gratification is just a few taps away.

Identify music automatically
Explore more

Explore more. Turn on Auto Shazam to have the app continuously listen for music, even after you leave the app or if your phone is locked, and automatically identify songs. Also, check out your previously Shazammed songs and see what your friends and users from around the world have been Shazamming. Now you'll always be able to impress everyone by knowing what that catchy song was at the store.

What is it about?

You are riding in the car, dancing at the club, or dining at a restaurant and hear a cool tune. Just pop open your Shazam app and hit that Shazam button. Maybe you love the song and want to buy it or maybe you just want to see who sings it or what the title is. Either way, once you tag a song it is saved in your Shazams for later.

For those who...

  • Enjoy music
  • Like song recognition apps

Not for those who...

  • Dislike music
  • Don't need to know what song is playing

Why we love it

Shazam is a must-have app for music lovers. Discover new tunes, purchase songs you love, check out music news, and explore the charts.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
February 21, 2024
Release date
January 14, 2009
More info

Shazam is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $2.99

    Ad free

  • Free

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App Store Description

Shazam will identify any song in seconds. Discover artists, lyrics, videos & playlists, all for free. Over 1 billion installs and counting!

“Shazam is an app that feels like magic” -

“Shazam is a gift... a game changer” - Pharrell Williams, GQ  

Think you can Beat Shazam? To find out, play along with the Shazam App while you watch the show!

Find the name of any song in seconds.
Listen and add to Apple Music playlists.
Follow along with time-synced lyrics.
Watch music videos from Apple Music or YouTube.
Shazam in Dark Mode.

Get it on Apple Watch, iMessage, Mac, or iPad. 
No connection? No problem! Shazam while offline.
Turn on Auto Shazam to keep finding songs even when you leave the app.

Find out what is popular in your country or city with Shazam charts.
Get recommended songs and playlists to discover new music.
Open any song directly in Apple Music or Spotify.
Share songs with friends through Snapchat, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Twitter and more. 
Add Shazam's widget to your Home Screen and you’ll see your recent song history at a glance, or be able to Shazam in an instant!

“OMG... this app will blow your press the Shazam button and boom, you got the name of the song.”
“So helpful in finding good and new music you truly love.”
“I literally find my song in 1 second…"
“I love Shazam...It is helping me build a great playlist of songs I dont recognize right off hand.”
“This app is literally part of my daily routine…”
“This is the bestest app ever PEOPLE! If you want to know the name of a song or artist, this is the app you want.”
“Love the smooth integration to my Apple Music...”
“Love the lyrics section!!! The lyrics match the words of the song…“

Shazam is THE fastest way to discover music!
Availability and features may vary by country.
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