@cmu: Songkick listings to be integrated into Shazam app

Songkick and Shazam have announced an alliance which will see the former’s big fat database of upcoming gigs and events integrated into the latter’s music discovery app, which seems like a highly sensible idea to me.

The Songkick/Shazam integration, which is due to roll out next year, will “seamlessly connect the experience of discovering artists and seeing them perform live, to hundreds of millions of fans”. It will mean Shazam users get gig listings whenever they identify a song or artist via the app, while Songkick gets access to Shazam’s massive community of music fans.

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