Partnership Marks the First Time Deezer TV App Will be Available in U.S.
NEW YORK (May 09, 2017) – Today Deezer, the world’s most diverse and dynamic global music streaming company, announced the launch of its first U.S. Smart TV app in partnership with Samsung.
Available via Samsung’s Music tile, the service allows users to access their music in a single place on their Samsung Smart TVs. Through this partnership, Samsung TVs will be preloaded with the latest Deezer TV app and plan to feature content from the Deezer Next artists program within the Music tile. Deezer Next is a brand new, first-of-its-kind program to champion emerging music artists.
With Samsung’s new Music tile, users can discover and play songs right from their personalized Smart Hub. Users can search within their favorite services, playlists and radio stations to listen to old favorites or discover new music.
“As Deezer continues to grow its presence in the U.S., we’re thrilled at launching this partnership with Samsung given their leading position in the US and focus on entertainment” said Riad Hawa, Deezer VP of Hardware Partnerships. “We believe Deezer brings to this partnership the richest and most diverse music app for the TV today, supporting unique features like Lyrics and FLOW, perfectly suited for the big screen. Samsung TV users will be able to enjoy their favorite track and artists or simply enjoy the lean back experience of FLOW at a simple click of a button.”
“Being able to discover and listen to favorite music is a vital part of the home entertainment experience for consumers today,” said Won Jin Lee, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “We’re pleased to welcome Deezer to our Smart TV platform as we continue to deliver on our promise to provide more ways for consumers to easily find and consume their favorite content to suit their needs.”
This is the first time the Deezer app will be preloaded on TVs in the U.S. Previously, the app has only been available in Europe. Features of the Deezer TV app include:
- Flow: Deezer’s unique feature providing users with a musical personal assistant that intuitively knows what they want to hear and when they want to hear it
- Lyrics: Helping users sing along to their favorite songs
- My Music: Assisting with saving favorite songs to enjoy whenever they feel like it
- Mixes: Providing pre-created playlists for any occasion
Additionally, through this partnership, Samsung TV owners will be able to access a special offer from Deezer for a three-month free trial. Offer available for a limited time on select Samsung TV models.
Deezer connects over 10 million active users around the world to over 43 million tracks. Available in more than 180 countries worldwide, Deezer gives instant access to the largest and most diverse global music streaming catalogue on any device. Deezer is the only music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favorites and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive, proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you. Deezer is available on your favorite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.
Making music happen since 2007, Deezer is a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in London, Berlin, Miami and around the world. Deezer is available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at deezer.com.
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