Apple has completed the acquisition of Shazam

Apple issued a press release in which it announced the completion of the purchase of Shazam — one of the most popular mobile app for music search.

Oliver Schusser (Oliver Schusser), Apple’s Vice President of Music, said: “Apple and Shazam long history together. Shazam was one of the first programs available in the App Store and has become a favorite app for music fans everywhere.”

Let me remind you, Shazam allows you to identify a song just by listening to her passage. Every day users search for songs via Shazam about 20 million times. By the way, soon the program will be free of advertising even in the free version.

As for the amount of the transaction, which became known in December 2017, it is $401 million.

Source: Apple

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