Shazam Encore

Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

Music Entertainment
This version of the app is not recommended   
Current Version (18)
All time (8378)
App last updated Sep 05, 2017
New in version 11.3.0

Swipe right to discover your daily dose of new music! You'll find a mix of new songs, videos, playlists and now concerts - personalised just for you and refreshed every single day.

Ever Shazamed in the car, or while connected to a bluetooth speaker? Music will now continue playing over bluetooth while you’re Shazaming, so no more interruptions!

Don’t forget to keep your Shazams safe and in sync between your devices. Simply create an account, and we’ll back up your Shazams so you’ll never lose them.

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Shazam Encore - the best of Shazam without the ads!

Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by more than 100 million people each month to identify music, get song lyrics, and now to discover the music that artists discover themselves.

"Shazam is an app that feels like magic"

Identify music instantly and share in the thrill of music discovery with the artists you love.

See what top artists like Calvin Harris, Pitbull, Meghan Trainor, Avicii, Jason Derulo, Wiz Khalifa and others are Shazaming.

• New discoveries from artists you’ve Shazamed appear automatically
• Follow new artists with a tap of a button and see what those artists are Shazaming
• Stay up-to-date about new singles, albums, and videos from the artists you follow

• Enjoy music lyrics and YouTube videos
• Preview songs with Apple Music and add them to Rdio and Spotify playlists *
• Launch Pandora radio based on artists you discover *
• With Auto Shazam we'll keep finding tunes for you even when you leave the app

• Stay in the loop with Shazam’s real time charts
• Quick links to Apple Music and the iTunes store
• Connect Rdio or Spotify to play full tracks in Shazam
• Check out recommended tracks to discover new music
• Find out what’s popular in your town, your country and the world
• Start an Apple Music radio station based on tracks you've Shazamed

• See what your friends are Shazaming when you connect your Facebook account
• Share your discoveries through Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Pinterest, Google+ and more...

• Launch Shazam on your Apple Watch for the artist, song, and lyrics that unfold with the music
• See your past Shazams at a glance with a simple swipe up
• Use Handoff on Apple Watch and iPhone to buy the song on iTunes, watch videos, and much more
• Turn on Auto Shazam and we’ll keep finding tunes for you

• Shazam visual recognition gets you more - tap the camera icon on iPhone to Shazam posters, magazines or books; anywhere where you see the Shazam camera logo
• Visual recognition also works as a QR code reader
• Buy tickets to see your favorite artists in concert

Use Shazam as much as you like – it’s unlimited

• Previewing and buying music requires the iTunes music store in your country
• Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life
• Facebook uses interest based advertising. More details:
• Some features are location, device and app version dependent
• For more information on Shazam’s privacy practices, please read the Privacy Policy, available at

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Shazam Red
Pixelpusher636 on 9/20/2017
Love that app. Hate that buying the Red version in the past rewarded me with an unusable app in ios11. No update, no response from Dev.
Fails every time if not major artist recording
pld1762 on 9/15/2017
I like this app a lot. If I ask it to identify something from the radio or a bar's sound system, no problem. Karaoke or a not widely distributed cover version of a song? Can't identify it. Obviously it is focusing overwhelmingly on the specific singer. Identical instrumental track and a different singer? Fail. I'll keep this App but will look for a more versatile app which can help me with the 40% of songs this app cannot identify.
Works perfectly!
mandolin1424 on 9/14/2017
Finds foreign songs even when you can't type then names in Spotify, and then adds them to playlist. Works better than I imagined!
MAXR0CK on 9/11/2017
Only 5 stars
Indispensable, essential, excellent
Chuckzilla61 on 9/6/2017
If you have a smartphone, you need this app
Good app
Jess384 on 9/6/2017
Good job.
Shout out
Csburleigh on 9/6/2017
Great app!! Won many beers with this!!?
Hasn't been working at all
Jeremy Jamm on 9/4/2017
Tells me try again constantly
Camel182 on 9/1/2017
Love this app
A must have.
Breed27 on 8/27/2017
I use this app everyday. It is a great app!
Exelente pero
The.SD on 8/8/2017
Cada vez que le doy a buscar enseguida me enseña la misma canción anterior y no la que esta escuchando
Great music discovery app
Sunfell1 on 8/5/2017
I'm always looking for interesting music. This app is now my favorite thing for getting titles to add to my collection.
Amazon Music Unlimited?
SerScott on 7/27/2017
Will Shazam add support for Amazon Music Unlimited soon like it has for Apple Music and Spotify?
It has stopped accurately identifying some songs
app_interest on 7/27/2017
It seems it is starting to miss accurately identifying songs. I had Pandora playing and when using Shazam to identify the song (so I could purchase from the app) it returned the wrong song twice.
Missing Capability
SwankPeRFection on 7/27/2017
Needs iCloud integration for sync/backup. I'm tired of having to create 3rd party accounts to keep my data safe. iCloud integration would be better than having to create yet another account with you. Make this happen, it's not that hard.
TheWulf on 7/21/2017
Keg great app on 7/17/2017
Always accurate and provides you the easy of purchasing a song from any of 4 music providing services (ex. iTunes, Google, etc). So glad to have an app to help me figure out who sings a song AND I no longer need to call radio stations for the info. Well done!
Angel Levario on 7/15/2017
This app is everything
GT51389 on 7/15/2017
Used to like it but these days it never gets a single song right. Wrong artist constantly. Always wrong. And I paid $6 for this couple years back. Disappointed.
Love it!!!
ElbeeNord on 7/13/2017
Love this... so helpful some I can never remember song names.
Geoman200 on 7/5/2017
Amazing app, didn't really know what to expect, maybe an app that lagged and wasn't that accurate. Nope, this app does what it says. And more, even does movie scores too. Really surprised me and blew my mind. Wow.
Almost Never Works
VNB-CAB on 7/4/2017
First version rarely missed a beat, but newest rarely works. Too bad, because it was fun to use in the past; now not so much
Excellent App
itunes.johernandez on 7/4/2017
Very fast and accordingly as expected.
Great utility
SPM.0773 on 7/4/2017
I never miss a song's name
Nick jiggly on 7/3/2017
Very fast and correct songs and very high quality
Downhill man
Reds13 on 6/26/2017
Why is it they get rid of the basics in an upgrade? Now you can't listen to the song to check right after you grab it. Lame.
Chakrapink on 6/25/2017
Comes through all the time! Love it 100%
Great app
Spyderinlv on 6/24/2017
Use it all the time I don't know a song
eyeClaudius on 6/22/2017
I work in the electronic music industry. Finally this app is able to capture more of the underground music now more than ever before. And with speed. Excellent improvement!
A life saver
Julianintulsa on 6/17/2017
I live for music, now I never miss a song to add to my ever growing collection
Faster than SoundHound
jhonsun on 6/16/2017
I like SoundHound a lot and it was my main tool for a long time, but the price dropped on Shazam and I bought it. Comparing the two, Shazam is waaaaay faster picking up the song. 10x faster. Not an exaggeration.
Used to be 4 stars but hey got rid of auto Shazam
chareymongo on 6/15/2017
Where is my auto Shazam?! That last update popped my balloon.
Great app
Tiff24fr on 6/12/2017
Awesome, does exactly what it is supposed to do. I just don't like all the notifications about songs that people are listening to in my area. I do love the app, always comes in hand.
Peachie 8 on 6/10/2017
This is an amazzing app!! If I don't know an artist or a song- it most of the time tells me! Glad I paid!!!
Falling behind SoundHound
ORHobbes on 6/2/2017
Shazam is great, but it really needs to add the ability to search for lyrics or hum a song in your head like Sound Hound does. But Shazam is limited to only letting you identify songs you are actually listening to, not a song in your head. So SoundHound is WAY ahead in that area. And Shazam really struggles with identifying live performances of songs at concerts or on TV. 50% of the time it has no idea, and the other 50% it returns the wrong version of the song. Sound Hound nails it almost every time. Lastly, if you connect it with your music streaming service, Shazam ads every song you identify to your library. But many songs I identify I do not want in my library. So I have to go manually remove them. And Shazam had no option to pick and choose. But Soundhound lets you choose if you want every song added or just add the ones you select. That's a far better option.
LordHappenstance on 5/31/2017
Must have app for any music lover!
Quick response from developers
Filip Maksimovic on 5/30/2017
Great app overall, I love the feature when it connect to Apple Music and automatically add song to my library
Still getting ADs (fixed) Great App!
rwuh89 on 5/29/2017
They fixed it and I'm no longer seeing ADs! I also got notified. Great app and awesome customer service!
Stop Adding to Apple Music
DanInNC on 5/29/2017
This used to not be a problem, but I hate that Shazam adds every song you ID to your Apple Music library. Sometimes I just want to ID the song to know what it is. That doesn't mean I want it in my library. I'll add the ones I want, thank you. Sure you can disconnect Apple Music from Shazam, but then you can't listen to samples to confirm it's the correct song. I've tried tapping the little gear and choosing Previews but it doesn't actually change anything. Give me an option to add songs to my library on a case by case basis and you'll get your 5 stars back.
Even paid version has adds now
onuco on 5/28/2017
I have paid for this application when it costed almost $7. With the latest upgrade I started getting ads. Even though I have the encore version. I don't care about Pepsi or Encore. This is completely unacceptable. Switching back to SoundHound. Update: they reversed the ads and now they are not showing anymore.
Great app
Ruviolets on 5/28/2017
Best app ever
Great app
Safed on 5/28/2017
Works great
Breach of contract
b11spp on 5/28/2017
This version of the app has been specifically marketed and sold as being ad free. Ads are creeping in and this changes everything. Not cool to see my Facebook app and my account used upon opening it. Very disappointed. This has to stop!
Guillermo S. on 5/27/2017
Seriously? Ads? After I willingly paid to get rid of them. This is a joke.
Shazam Encore
Alaska Federation on 5/27/2017
Was nice when this didn't have ads, not so much anymore...
wraith140 on 5/27/2017
ShadyK-Dub on 5/27/2017
Most used app I have.......
Paid and still "Sponsored" Ads
SDCSB on 5/27/2017
I had Shazam (RED) and loved, but now it just crashes since they are no longer updating the app. I purchased the Encore version for no ads and yet there is still annoying banner ads. What a rip off. Want my money back.
Adds in paid app
desoare on 5/27/2017
Lies!! Still annoying ads!!
justingenius1 on 5/26/2017
I purchased the Encore version specifically to get rid of that annoying banner ad with Jamie Foxx. I had already paid to have ads removed in the regular version of the Shazam app, and I tried "restoring" my purchase to no avail. I feel like I've been totally ripped off and want my money back. 😡
Fact Sheet
  • Publisher: Shazam Entertainment Limited
  • Category: Music
  • Released: Nov 09, 2009
  • Current Version Released: Sep 05, 2017
  • Version: 11.3.0
  • Size: 125.6 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • Recommended Age: 12+
  • Game Center Certified: No
  • Supported Devices: iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPhone4S-iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5-iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74,
  • Supported Languages: Czech; Dutch; Flemish; English; French; German; Italian; Japanese; Korean; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Chinese; Slovak; Spanish; Castilian; Chinese; Turkish;
  • Parental Advisory: Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References; Suggestive Themes; Mild Profanity or Crude Humor;