Over the weekend, news broke out that Apple was planning on purchasing Shazam. Even though at first nothing was official, yesterday, Apple revealed that the rumors were indeed true and that they did acquire the song identification app. Below you can see what the company had to say:
“We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple. Since the launch of the App Store, Shazam has consistently ranked as one of the most popular apps for iOS. Today, it’s used by hundreds of millions of people around the world, across multiple platforms. Apple Music and Shazam are a natural fit, sharing a passion for music discovery and delivering great music experiences to our users. We have exciting plans in store, and we look forward to combining with Shazam upon approval of today’s agreement.”
Even though no official price was revealed, there are some rumors going around that Apple has purchased Shazam for $400 million. Well, we’re curious to see how things will go down in the future!