From the Wires
SongPop And The Collective Team Up To Bring Exclusive Alanis Morissette And Enrique Iglesias Playlists To Fans
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 8, 2012 08:45 AM
NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SongPop, the hugely popular music trivia social mobile app, and The Collective, the full-service entertainment management, media and content production company have announced that they have teamed up to make exclusive playlists for music icons Alanis Morissette and Enrique Iglesias available to the +50 million music lovers who have downloaded the app since its launch in May 2012 as of November 7th.
Multi-Grammy® winning artist Alanis Morissette is one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music. Her deeply expressive music and performances have earned vast critical praise, 12 Canadian Juno Awards, 7 Grammy® Awards and sales of over 60 million albums worldwide. Now SongPop players can discover her new album Havoc & Bright Lights, rediscover her extraordinary multi-platinum discography including hits "Guardian", "Ironic" & "You Oughta Know", and purchase tickets for her multi-city international tour.
Grammy® Award winner and multiplatinum international superstar Enrique Iglesias has sold over 70 million albums worldwide, making him one of the biggest selling artists of all time. His fans across the globe can play SongPop's first-ever bilingual playlist, discover his new hit single "Finally Found You" (feat. Sammy Adams), and share it with their friends through the game, and its new chat function, redirect to purchase the single on iTunes, watch his videos on YouTube, stream Enrique's music on Spotify, and purchase music on Amazon.
SongPop's trivia social mobile game engages music lovers who want to challenge their family, friends and fellow fans to guess songs from a large selection of music playlists including hit music from the '80's, classic rap, movie soundtracks, today's top hits and more. It's one of the first mobile games to be truly multi-platform, accessible across iOS, Android, and Facebook, and is the number one driver from Facebook to iTunes for music purchase.
"As mobile becomes more and more important as broadband speeds increase and new hardware is rolled out- we are excited to partner with SongPop. They have real estate on tens of millions of handsets and are one of the leaders in monetizing in app purchases as well as driving traffic."
"Enrique and Alanis have sold over a combined 100 million albums worldwide. That type of catalog plus the great response to their new projects is very rare. This allows them to enter the SongPop platform perfectly positioned to engage with their fans on mobile and reconnect or gain new fans worldwide."- Aaron Ray, Partner at The Collective
"We're thrilled to have these hit-packed playlists on board for these two artists of tremendous talent with huge, devoted fanbases. Thanks to the team at The Collective who are quick to embrace innovation, and to the combination of our respective capabilities, these two artists can fully engage with +50 million SongPop addicts who will discover their new releases, rediscover their favorite hits, engage and challenge their friends and stay connected to the artists they love, all with total mobility"- Mathieu Nouzareth, Founder and CEO, FreshPlanet, developer of SongPop.
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