Apple Music Rolls Out New Shazam Technology To Ensure Rightsholders Are Compensated

 Apple Music Rolls Out New Shazam Technology To Ensure Rightsholders Are Compensated





Apple Music Rolls Out New Shazam Technology To Ensure Rightsholders Are Compensated







Shazam technology will now be used to identify tracks in Apple Music’s DJ mixes to ensure that rightsholders will be compensated for their use. The platform currently hosts mixes from a variety of events and promoters including Boiler Room, Tomorowland, Mixmag and French livestream platform Cercle, as well as mixes from DJS such as Honey Dijon, Amorphous, DBN Gogo, DJ Clue, Dām Funk and Funk Flex.

Apple Music first acquired Shazam for $400 million back in 2018, granting the company access to over a decade’s worth of research and development of Shazam as well as a wealth of global user-listening data. DJs have spoken fondly of this development, as it can allow users to have insights to what they are playing.

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