Warner Music has acquired Songkick’s concert recommendation app

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Music discovery and ticketing company Songkick has grown in in the last decade, providing local concert recommendations to users and ticket sales for live events around the world. The company is now dividing up some of its assets, according to Billboard, and is selling its concert discovery features to the Warner Music Group.

Founded in 2007, Songkick developed an app that allows users to track and set up notifications of live events in their area, based on integrations with their music library and online accounts with services such as Soundcloud, Shazam, and Spotify. The company also provides infrastructure for artists to sell tickets directly to their fans and avoid scalper reselling, and resources for artists to market themselves.

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