Shazam Android App Preloaded on LG Smartphones Including Optimus GT540
Shazam in conjunction with LG Electronics has announced that the Shazam Android application will come preloaded on LG mobile phones in a global rollout and has begun with the LG Optimus GT540 in Europe.
There are in excess of 75 million users of Shazam and due to the joint venture LG customers will now also be able to access the Shazam for Android app out of the box and enjoy new music, read track and album reviews, identify a song that is playing and gain the option to purchase said song.
With the Shazam for Android App LG customers can read artist bios and discographies, and view song lyrics, they can locate the most popular tagged music by viewing the Shazam Tag Chart, or find tour info such as local or international tour dates for tagged artists and there are even links to where you can purchase tickets.
Shazam for Android will also enable LG users to share music moments via social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, along with email and SMS and gain access to the Shazamers Blog.
The preloaded Shazam for Android app on LG smartphone is free and comes with a 7 day premium trial of Shazam Encore which after the initial free trial can be purchased for a one off payment of Â£2.99.