Shazam provides an application for connecting artists and fans through music discovery. It enables people to discover, explore and share their favorite music and TV. Shazam can identify music, movies, advertising and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device. 

Parent Company
London, GB
Shazam was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Shazam

Rich Riley

Rich Riley

Todd Saypoff

Todd Saypoff

Greg Glenday

Greg Glenday

Chief Revenue Officer
Fabio Santini

Fabio Santini

Chief Product Officer
Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Executive Chairman
Antonious Porch

Antonious Porch

General Counsel
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Shazam Office Locations

Shazam has offices in Berlin, North Sydney, Chicago, Los Angeles and in 4 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
North Sydney, AU
100 Walker St
Berlin, DE
19 Münzstraße
Chicago, US
410 North Michigan Avenue
Los Angeles, US
1990 South Bundy Drive
New York, US
52 Vanderbilt, 19th Floor
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Shazam Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, Shazam had raised $143.5 m. Shazam is a subsidiary of Apple

Shazam Revenue

Shazam's revenue was reported to be £40.29 m in FY, 2016
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


19 k163.7 k1.1 m2 m2.4 m2.4 m4.6 m7.3 m10.6 m15.6 m21.8 m31 m36 m35.2 m40.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

63.1 k135.7 k143.6 k357 k309 k645.2 k886.9 k516.9 k932.2 k2.3 m2.8 m2.8 m2.2 m2.7 m

Gross profit

100.6 k941 k1.9 m2 m2.1 m4 m6.4 m10.1 m14.7 m19.5 m28.3 m33.2 m32.9 m37.5 m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.6 m1.6 m45 k616.6 k1.1 m7.7 m5 m3.2 m3.1 m7.2 m18.7 m12.8 m23.2 m11.1 m27.6 m27.8 m

Accounts Receivable

22.3 k29.1 k122.9 k611.4 k490 k802.6 k1.1 m2.9 m1.7 m1.8 m2.9 m4.7 m5.1 m6.7 m12.8 m

Current Assets

2.7 m2.5 m217.5 k1.7 m4.8 m8.5 m6.2 m5.1 m6.3 m9.7 m21.8 m17.6 m32.1 m20.8 m39.1 m46 m


48.4 k338.1 k504 k325.2 k44.1 k284 k302.2 k450.8 k586.5 k1.9 m2.6 m2.4 m1.3 m1.6 m1.4 m1.2 m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(998.2 k)(1.6 m)(4.6 m)(2.5 m)1.4 m4.3 m(2.5 m)(1.3 m)(89.9 k)(635.4 k)(619.4 k)(3.3 m)(2 m)(14.8 m)(16.7 m)(4.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

263.1 k3.3 m1.3 m(4 m)(813.3 k)(11.2 m)(14.5 m)(1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

434 3.1 m12.3 m11 m12.2 m5 m31.3 m55.8 k

Net Change in Cash

(151.6 k)4.1 m11.5 m(5.9 m)10.4 m(8.2 m)16.4 m(874.4 k)
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Shazam Operating Metrics

FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013H1, 2014FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


100 m250 m375 m500 m

Active Users

300 m

Monthly Active Users

150 m100 m120 m

Daily Transactions

10 m15 m19 m20 m20 m20 m
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Shazam Online and Social Media Presence

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Shazam News and Updates

Batman & Superman Easter Eggs Revealed in Latest Shazam Photo

Will Batman or Superman be showing up in Shazam? That’s possible, as we have confirmed proof that the superheroes are alive and well in this corner of the DC universe. A new photo featuring Asher Angel as young Billy Batson has arrived. And if it proves one thing, it’s that Billy and his friend Fred…

Finally, a mobile guide that makes pulling your phone out in a museum worth it

If you've ever gazed at a giant Jeff Koons ballon dog and thought, "what the heck was Koons thinking?" now there's a way for you to get answers to that question, instantaneously. On Saturday, the Hirshhorn Museum, which is the U.S. national museum of modern art, launches a new smartphone museum co…

These are the top 10 songs people have asked Shazam to identify in 2018 so far

Shazam has shared a list of songs that people have asked the music-identification service to name the most in 2018 so far.  Pop stars like Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello appear on the list alongside up-and-coming names like Anne-Marie and Alice Merton. Over halfway through the year in music, Shaz…

First Shazam Trailer to Strike Down at Comic-Con?

The upcoming DC movie Shazam! is currently slated to release in April 2019, but no promotional work has been released just yet for the movie. Fortunately, DC fans may get their first glimpse of the movie next month at San Diego Comic Con. James Wan, who is directing Aquaman, which releases in Decemb…

Snap Lenses that help musicians go viral have the music industry swooning

As Snap competes for new users and partners, the company is winning big fans among music industry insiders who embrace the social media service’s potential to help artists connect with fans. Speaking this year at the annual Midem Music Conference in Cannes, Snap vice president Ben Schwerin discussed…

EU regulators to probe Apple's acquisition of music app Shazam

EU antitrust regulators today opened an investigation into Apple’s bid for British music app Shazam over fears it could restrict competition in the music streaming market. Shazam allows smartphone users to identify a song by pointing their phones at it. Regulators fear Apple Music could use da…
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Shazam Company Life and Culture

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