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Shazam Predicts Major Hits for the Summer 2013, Including Lana Del Rey from the Great Gatsby Soundtrack and Singles from Passenger and Icona Pop

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  Shazam Predicts Major Hits for the Summer 2013, IncludingLana Del Rey from the Great Gatsby Soundtrack and Singlesfrom Passenger and Icona Pop LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shazam®, the world's leading media engagement company, todayannounced its predictions for the songs everyone will be listening and dancing to as well as singingout loud this summer.The list includes newly released singles that the Shazam Tag Charts indicate will be the next big hitsas well as songs that are currently moving up the national charts. The list is ranked based on thenumber of tags that the single is currently receiving, and other factors.1) Daft Punk's Get Lucky is probably the most hyped track this season. The fact that it has receivedfour million tags and has been No. 1 on the Shazam Charts in 91 countries shows that it's living upto expectations.2) Like Gotye last year, Passenger's Let Her Go picked up traction in Australia at the start of the year before hitting No. 1 in 13 international Shazam charts. With 3.8 million tags already, expect itto go stratospheric when it breaks in America.3) Since being used in the TV show, Girls, Icona Pop's I Love It has been a permanent fixture in theShazam charts. Its daily interactions are still building, so don't expect this track to disappearanytime soon!4) Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines seems to be on a steep upward trajectory. It has already garnered4.2 million tags but hasn't yet reached its peak.5) will.i.am's previous singles Scream and Shout and #thatPower were huge with Shazam. Hisnew track Fall Down with Miley Cyrus already seems to be going down well with Shazamers.6) Krewella's euphoric single Alive has been a mainstay of the dance-focused Shazam Beatportchart. With tags climbing worldwide, this looks like it could be a contender for the summer clubdownload songs from youtube free yontoo layers anthem.7) From the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby, Lana Del Rey's Young and Beautiful is alreadyshowing traction on the Shazam charts.8) Janelle Monae's new album should be one of the summer's most popular. The first single withErykah Badu, Q.U.E.E.N is already receiving a lot of tags.9) Shazam regional tags show that Rich Gang's Tapout has been trending well in the Southern U.S.10) Chance the Rapper's Interlude is the most Shazam'd song from one of the most criticallyacclaimed mixtapes of the summer. Everyone has a particular song that reminds them of their favourite vacations or when they were  out with their friends. These are the songs that we think will make Summer 2013 memorable, saidShazam VP of Music and Content, Will Mills. Shazam's Tag Charts are recognized as one of themost accurate predictive measures for the industry to see which songs and artists resonate withpeople, driving airplay and sales. To date, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have racked up more than 18 million tags so far with their hits Thrift Shop and Can't Hold Us - three million more than 2012's top-tagged artist, Rihanna,received for the entire year. Plus, this year's predictions have already started to create some noise.Baauer's Harlem Shake has grown from a few thousand tags to a worldwide number one. Likewise,Shazam predicted Nicki Minaj's album, Pound the Alarm would break big in the summer of 2012 -by the end of the year, it had become a huge international hit and went platinum in the U.S.Shazam Tagging Statistics:Shazam has had more than one billion tags since the new year, an increase of more than 80% sincedownload songs to iphone from dropbox the same time last yearIn the last year, 75% of number ones in the Shazam US New Release Charts go on to reach top tenin the Billboard Hot 100The average time between a track reaching No. 1 on the Shazam New Release Chart and Top 10Billboard is 43 daysIn the last year, 72% of No. 1s in the Shazam UK New Release charts went on to reach No. 1 in theUK Official Chart - in fact, in the last six months, 100% have gone on to No. 1 or No. 2Shazam tag charts provide reliable data that lets the industry see which acts and tracks are popularwith consumers. For complete US, UK and world charts, visit the Shazamers.com blog. Additionalinformation includes Shazam's New Release Charts for the US and UK.Shazam recently announced the industry's fastest unlimited tagging for iOS mp3000 free downloadmp3s ÃÂÃªÃÂÃÂÃÂÃ³ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ± ÃÂÃ§ÃÂâÂÂÃÂÃ§ÃÂÃÂ- ÃÂâÂÂÃÂÃ§ÃÂâÂ¦ ÃÂâÂÂÃÂÃ§ÃÂÃ¨ÃÂâÂ  ÃÂÃ³ÃÂÃ ÃÂÃ±ÃÂÃ ÃÂâÂ music feature audio and Android devices. TheShazam App includes additional unique features such as LyricPlay streaming lyrics - which scroll intime with the music - as well as Shazam Friends social sharing and artist information. About ShazamShazam is the world's leading media engagement company with more than 300 million people in 200countries and adding another 2 million new users each week. With the industry's unlimited fastesttagging in the Free and premium Encore Apps on iOS and Android devices, Shazam is the best wayfor people to discover, explore, buy, and share more music, TV shows and branded content they love.Shazam makes it easy for people to share their discoveries with their friends on Facebook using theShazam Friends feature, as well as on Twitter and Google+. For people who don't yet have theShazam application on their smartphone, it is available for FREE on every major platform and canbe found on iTunes App Store, Google play, Amazon App Store, AT&T's AppCenter, Verizon VCast app store, Nokia Store, Windows Phone Marketplace, BlackBerry App World,and GetJar.  For further information about Shazam Entertainment visit www.shazam.com and @ShazamNews. You can also follow us on Facebook or Google+. For daily music updates follow the Shazam Blog and@Shazam.Shazam Media enquiries: PR@shazamteam.comThe Shazam, Shazam Encore, LyricPlay, Shazam for TV names and icons are trademarks of ShazamEntertainment Limited.

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