(Hypebot) — Bandsintown is increasing the free publicity it presents artists and their tour dates to the 225 million month-to-month lively customers and 1 billion month-to-month track searches on Apple-owned Shazam.
“As stay music returns, we’re on a mission to assist artists get extra visibility for his or her exhibits,” stated Fabrice Sergent, managing accomplice of Bandsintown. “Pent up demand from followers keen to return to concert events is being met by an unprecedented degree of stay exhibits from artists on tour.”
When Shazaming a track or trying to find it within the Shazam iOS and Android apps or web site, followers may also see close by concert events delivered by Bandsintown. They’ll launch a Shazam Artist web page to discover dates, instances and places of upcoming exhibits worldwide, view further tour data, share present particulars, purchase tickets and add occasions to their calendar.
To be included on Shazam, artists want solely to hitch the 560,000 artists already itemizing tour dates and livestreams of their free Bandsintown For Artists account which incorporates sturdy analytics. Artists may entry distinctive Apple Music and Shazam viewers insights on Apple Music for Artists.
“Shazam has an extended historical past of innovation in music discovery and connecting artists and followers,” stated Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice chairman of Apple Music and Beats. “With the reemergence of stay music, we’re excited to present Shazam customers entry to concert events and convey much more discoverability to artists.”
Artists can study extra about itemizing their tour dates for gratis on Bandsintown and Shazam here.
Bruce Houghton is Founder and Editor of Hypebot and MusicThinkTank and serves as a Senior Advisor to Bandsintown which acquired each publications in 2019. He’s the Founder and President of the Skyline Artists Agency and a professor for the Berklee College Of Music.