December 22, 2016

Finnish Alma on Shazam Watch List for 2017

This year, ALMA has dominated charts with her single Karma.
This year, ALMA has dominated charts with her single Karma.
PME Records / Andrei Kipahti

Shazam, one of the world’s most popular mobile apps, predicts that the singer will make headlines in the coming year.

The up-and-coming Finnish singer Alma is deemed one of the most talented emerging artists by Shazam, the pioneering app in music identification. Alma has appeared in Shazam’s Watch List in nine different countries to date, and the buzz continues to grow.

According to the company, the app is used over 20 million times each day, and it has been downloaded more than a billion times. CEO Rich Riley notes that this brings Shazam a “uniquely powerful insights into the songs that people are excited about”.

“When someone Shazams, it’s a strong signal of interest in a song,” he says.

Alma is also high up on Trenda’s Ones To Watch in 2017 list.

 

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