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

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


by Shazam Entertainment Ltd.
Identify music automatically
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
January 15, 2020
Release date
July 11, 2008
More info

Shazam is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $2.99

    Ad free

  • Free

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App Store Description

Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by more than 100 million people each month to identify music, get song lyrics, and now to discover the music that artists discover themselves.

"Shazam is an app that feels like magic"

Identify music instantly and share in the thrill of music discovery with the artists you love.

See what top artists like Drake, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, DJ Khaled and others are Shazaming.

• New discoveries from artists you’ve Shazamed appear automatically
• Follow new artists with a tap of a button and see what those artists are Shazaming
• Stay up-to-date about new singles, albums, and videos from the artists you follow

• Enjoy music lyrics and YouTube videos
• Preview songs and add them to Apple Music or Spotify playlists *
• Launch Pandora radio based on artists you discover *
• With Auto Shazam we'll keep finding tunes for you even when you leave the app

• Stay in the loop with Shazam’s real time charts
• Quick links to Apple Music and the iTunes store
• Connect Apple Music or Spotify to play full tracks in Shazam
• Check out recommended tracks to discover new music
• Find out what’s popular in your town, your country and the world

• See what your friends are Shazaming when you connect your Facebook account
• Share your discoveries through Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and more...

• Launch Shazam on your Apple Watch to name that song in seconds, right from your wrist!
• See your past Shazams with a simple swipe up
• Use Handoff on Apple Watch and iPhone to buy the song on iTunes, watch videos, and much more

• Shazam visual recognition gets you more - tap the camera icon on iPhone to Shazam posters, magazines or books; anywhere where you see the Shazam camera logo

• Previewing and buying music requires the iTunes music store in your country
• Some features are location, device and app version dependent
• For more information on Shazam’s privacy practices, please read the Privacy Policy, available at

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