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March 11, 2015 - StarMaker Raises Series B Led by Raine Ventures
StarMaker, the leading digital-first music talent platform, today announced that Raine Ventures led a $6.5 million Series B financing round for the company. Crosscut Ventures, Three Bridges Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, iGlobe Partners, GREE International, as well as Allen DeBevoise of Machinima and Joe Perez of Tastemade also participated.

January 28, 2015 - StarMaker Offers Fans A Chance To Join Popular YouTubers Onstage At Playlist Live
At Playlist Live, thanks to a partnership with three popular YouTube content creators, StarMaker will live up to its name. The social music app has teamed with Lia Marie Johnson, Alex G, and Tessa Violet for a contest that will ultimately bring talented fans onstage alongside their favorite creators.

October 15, 2014 - StarMaker clears way for covers tunes
Aspiring singers looking to use YouTube as a launching pad for their careers are getting an assist from StarMaker Interactive with the launch of the StarMaker Network. The platform enables creators to record cover songs...

October 14, 2014 - StarMaker clears way for covers tunes
Up-and-coming social music stars no longer have to worry about copyright infringement thanks to StarMaker Interactive. The San Francisco-based developer of music video creation apps started its own YouTube multi-channel network, complete with access to a catalog of pre-approved songs by the developer’s music label partners...

June 26, 2014 - With Android's next L version, users finally get to be T-Pain
Kasten said that his team has completely rewritten the Android audio APIs with reduced input and output latency in mind, and with help from companies like StarMaker...

June 24, 2014 - StarMaker Updates App With 'Music Video Selfies'
StarMaker is offering users a chance to appear on The Voice by recording and uploading videos of themselves singing a song from the setlist of the show's summer tour.

March 3rd, 2014 - America's Underground Karaoke Fever Is Powered By These Three Apps
Mobile games like Just Sing It, Karaoke Anywhere, and StarMaker have turned the Internet into a virtual karaoke bar, allowing users to move their underground passion to the digital mainstream. And these apps are hitting the money notes...

December 16th, 2013 - Cassadee Pope Partners with The Voice App from StarMaker Studios for Exclusive Contest
Cassadee Pope, season 3 winner of NBC's The Voice, has teamed up with StarMaker for an exclusive contest via The Voice StarMaker App.

December 12th, 2013 - StarMaker Interactive's growth continues to climb
With a growing library featuring hundreds of songs and new tracks added every day, StarMaker Interactive is leading the mobile singing game revolution through the creation of original content using innovative gaming mechanics to discover new talent. With over 2 billion minutes of singing time logged to-date, brands and talent are now aligning with StarMaker to help reach this engaged demographic.

December 11th, 2013 - StarMaker Interactive's Growth Continues To Climb With $4M In Funding From Technology Corporation Qualcomm And Global Venture Firm iGlobe
Company Also Releases Android Apps, Reports Record Numbers and Announces New Strategic Partnerships

November 8th, 2013 - Kia Cooks Up Some Soul At SEMA
"This setup is fitted with The Voice app, which comes with preloaded songs. You can then sing through the wireless microphone and the sound will carry through the Rockford Fosgate speakers."

November 4th, 2013 - 'The Voice: On Stage!' on KNBC

October 29th, 2013 - Good Day in Baltimore cast performs The Black Eyed Peas' "I Got A Feeling"

October 22nd, 2013 - Perform your own songs on 'The Voice: On Stage!' app with free credits
This app offers songs such as "Begin Again" by Taylor Swift" and "Wanted" by Hunter Hayes." It has songs that were performed on "The Voice." You will have a blast with it and be glad that you downloaded it!

October 10, 2013 - Top 10 iPhone and iPad Apps for October
Users can sing their favorite songs from The Voice and see if they can turn all 4 chairs. Sing, record, and share recordings on Facebook and Twitter.

April 15, 2013 - Test Drive: 'The Voice' App (Video)
It's keeping kids engaged in music – and using their own voice – that's precisely the aim of the On Stage app....A recording of the user singing along to the track can then be transferred to the Starmaker Social component, allowing the singer to share his or her finished product.There's another component that makes the app attractive to kids: a player can “battle” another singer, and then have a duet of their recording at their fingertips....

February 19, 2013 - StarMaker on 'Good Morning San Diego'

February 15, 2013 - Apps to Improve Your Singing
When you are singing each track from this app’s impressively up-to-date archive, it scores how well you’ve performed.

October 16, 2012 - Media From the Future: ‘The Voice’ Gets Its Own App
The latest bit of evidence that [televised competition participation is moving beyond voting] is The Voice: On Stage.

April 11, 2012 - 'The Morning Show' Hosts Sing with StarMaker

March 22, 2012 - Hot Startups Spotted at SXSW
The platform really took off when the company added a game layer with scoring and prizes.

March 12, 2012 - App Smart Extra: More Singing Apps
The Auto-Tune feature works nicely and the list of available songs is filled with hits.

Press Releases

StarMaker Launches "Music Video Selfies" With Auditions For "The Voice"
June 24, 2014 - New Product Update Puts Users in the Spotlight with Studio-Quality Recordings and Video, and the Chance to be Selected by The Voice

StarMaker Interactive Is "Making A Move" with Grammy Nominated Gavin DeGraw
February 28, 2014 - Singing Contest Allows Fans to Record Customized Version of New Single

StarMaker 2013 Trends (infographic)
January 2, 2014 - It has been exciting year for StarMaker Interactive with strong growth on our mobile applications. Here is a breakdown of the songs our US users loved in 2013.

StarMaker Interactive's Growth Continues To Climb With $4M In Funding From Technology Corporation Qualcomm And Global Venture Firm iGlobe
December 10th, 2013 - Company Also Releases Android Apps, Reports Record Numbers and Announces New Strategic Partnerships

The Voice and StarMaker Partner to Launch Global Singing Game for iPhone and iPad
October 16, 2012 - “The Voice: On Stage” app lets fans record their own voices to play along at home.

San Francisco - Over the past two years, The Voice has revolutionized the singing competition genre and has set the bar for social/digital integration. Now the groundbreaking TV program - airing in 160 countries this Fall - is increasing its stake in the mobile arena by teaming with music game developer StarMaker Interactive to let The Voice’s vast worldwide audience in on the fun, the fame and the competition. Read more ››