Over 120 million jam sessions on Chordify in 2020

Press release Groningen, The Netherlands, January 12, 2021

At Chordify we hope that 2021 will bring some light into a dark world. As a music tech company, we love to contribute to this light by bringing more joy and helping people live their music. That’s what we did when the world caught fire a year ago, and that’s what we’ll keep on doing.

While we were wrapping up 2020 we came across some awesome numbers we would like to share with you. Talking about helping people  live their music all over the world is one thing, but seeing that this is really the case is another. At the end of 2020, more than 9.5 million new songs were chordified. That’s more than half the population of our home country of the Netherlands!  

You can only Chordify a song once, but you can jam it forever. So we calculated the amount of jam sessions that took place on our platform, and guess what! It turns out that we facilitated 120 million plays on Chordify. Think about it, that’s a sold out Michigan Stadium… Times 1115.

 

We love helping out musicians regardless of their skill level. Everyone who loves playing music is part of our family. Last year we welcomed 73.7 million unique visitors to Chordify. We say the more the merrier; therefore, we’ll keep working hard to expand our family in 2021. A big thanks to everyone who helped Chordify reach these sensational milestones. Happy jamming!

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About Chordify

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Chordify is an online music service, made for and by music enthusiasts, that transforms music from YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud, or your private collection into chords. The service automatically recognizes chords from the audio signal, and aligns them to the music in a simple and intuitive player for guitar, piano, and ukulele.

The Chordify web app has been up and running since January 2013. Since then, the company has grown steadily and organically, in total welcoming over 300 million unique visitors to the platform. To date, 25 million songs have been chordified by users and over 6.4 million people have registered to the service.

Over the course of its existence Chordify received a lot of international acclaim, winning the Dutch Pitch Session at the Northside Festival in New York in 2014 and the San Francisco MusicTech Summit Startup competition in 2015. They were also selected to pitch during The Next Web Conference in New York and were showcased during the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.


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Chordify is een online muziekservice, die muziek van YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud of jouw privé collectie omzet in akkoorden. De service herkent de akkoorden uit de muziek automatisch en zet ze op muziek in een simpele en intuïtieve muziekspeler.

De Chordify WebApp is al sinds januari 2013 online. Sindsdien is het bedrijf gestaag en organisch gegroeid, en heeft het meer dan 300 miljoen unieke bezoekers mogen verwelkomen. Tot op de dag van vandaag zijn er al 25 miljoen liedjes gechordified door de gebruikers en hebben zich meer dan 6.4 miljoen mensen geregistreerd bij de service.

In de jaren dat Chordify bestaat heeft het bedrijf veel internationale waardering gekregen, wat resulteerde in het winnen van de Dutch Pitch Session bij het Northside Festival in New York in 2014 en de San Francisco MusicTech Summit Startup competitie in 2015. Chordify was ook geselecteerd om te pitchen tijdens de Next Web Conference in New York en presenteerde zichzelf tijdens de SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.

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