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Left to right: B2C category winner Tim Heineke, Shuffler.fm; Music Ally’s Paul Brindley, B2C jury member; Appfund’s Daniel Klaus, mobile app jury member; Reed MIDEM’s Anne De Kerckhove; B2B category winner Alex White, Next Big Sound; and mobile apps category winner David McKinney, of Jammbox.

Jammbox‘s Discovr is an iPad app which enables users to find the music they like by creating personalised magazines around their preferences. In true hacker style, musical content including audio, video, images, and text are collected from across the web and from industry APIs, and integrated into a rich content app. Jammbox is subscription-based, with a freemium business model.

Next Big Sound is a B2B platform that provides online music analytics and insights. It measures the growth and popularity of hundreds of thousands of artists across all the major web properties such as MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia, and many more. Music industry professionals pay a monthly subscription for access to a premium service.

Shuffler.fm, the B2C category winner, is internet radio made by music blogs. It allows users to surf the music web without having to weed through thousands of music blogs one by one. Great idea!

Here are the winners accepting their prizes:

And here they are talking to our video team. Great job, chaps!


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About Author

James Martin

James Martin is Head of Social Media for Midem organisers Reed MIDEM. This includes defining and rolling out Midem's social media strategy, editing midemblog, influencer outreach, developing Midem's fanbase of 75,000+ music professionals and more.