MixCloud and Gracenote partner to find music in mixes and tracks

Music streamers MixCloud have teamed up with music database Gracenote to better ID music being uploaded to them. Using Gracenote MusicID, MixCloud will be able to scan songs uploaded to them to better identify copyrighted…

After their purchase by Nielsen, Gracenote combines all their databases

Following the recent purchase of Gracenote by analytics company Nielsen, Gracenote are unifying all their music, video and sports data into a single database. Metadata aggregator Gracenote are aiming to become the one-stop data provider…

Nielsen have fully acquired Gracenote

Analytics company Nielsen revealed this week that they had completed their acquisition of metadata service Gracenote. Nielsen have confirmed that they have completed Gracenote acquisition giving them access to the entertainment metadata provider’s data and…

Nielsen are looking to buy Gracenote for $450-500 million

Nielsen, one of the world’s biggest user insight companies, are in talks to purchase Gracenote for their technology, in particular their advanced content recognition software. Nielsen, one of the world’s leading analytics companies for user…

Gracenote’s New EQ Naturally Adjusts Car Stereo’s Sound

Pretty much everyone listens to music in the car from any of the numerous music sources for cars these days. But almost no-one is setting their car stereo’s EQ for the best sound possible. The…

Gracenote Introduce ‘Rhythm Curation’ Tool For Playlist Creators

Gracenote, the world’s leading provider of entertainment data have introduced a new tool for playlist curation – Gracenote Rhythm Curation. Gracenote Rhythm Curation™ is a Web-based application developed by Gracenote for use by human curators…

Adding Track Information to Gracenote with iTunes 11

Gracenote is the company that provides metadata information to the iTunes music player. A lot of artists have been trying to get their music added to the Gracenote database, so here are the steps on…

Sony Has Agreed To Acquire Gracenote

It has been reported that Sony has agreed to acquire Gracenote for approx $260M. Gracenote provides a range of music-related solutions including MusicID, which detects which song is currently being played by an application and…