|Type of site||Live Music|
|Alexa rank||6,290 (December 2013[update])|
Songkick is a website and service that provides personalized news about live music events. It allows users to track their favorite bands and receive email alerts when a tracked band plays a gig nearby. Songkick is one of the original high tech startups in London's Silicon Roundabout area.
Songkick provides two core services. It allows users to track bands and receive alerts when those bands play concerts near the user's favorite locations. The site lists more than 100,000 upcoming concerts. It also provides more than 2,000,000 "gigographies" which are listings of historical concerts with user contributed data including reviews, set lists, videos and photographs.
The site has more than 8 million users per month. 
Songkick provide an API which allows access to their data and integration with other services. Services that integrate with Songkick's API include FanBridge, SoundCloud, Warner Music Group., Yahoo! Search, YouTube and Vevo.
Songkick was founded in 2007 by Ian Hogarth, Michelle You and Pete Smith and is based in the Shoreditch area of London. It was initially funded by the Y Combinator seed fund, receiving $15,000 and has since received investment from Index Ventures. By 2008 it had 7 employees and by 2011 had grown to employ 23. In 2012 the company became the first UK investment by Sequoia Capital when it received a $10M Series B investment.
In 2010 Hogarth, Songkick's CEO, won the British Council’s UK Young Music Entrepreneur of the Year award. In April 2011, Songkick was recognized as one of the Telegraph's top 100 startups in Europe.
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