BOSTON, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard chart topping stars, Jack & Jack have become brand collaborators with Shuttersong, the free mobile app for connecting photos with sound, and are kicking off the partnership with a contest for a fan to win a chance to see them perform live in concert. Tomorrow, August 6, Jack Johnson and Jack Gilinsky, collectively known as Jack & Jack, will announce the contest to their nearly 20 million and growing combined followers across social media. Shuttersong is a digital community where you can create and share "Shuttersongs" – photos that have music, sound or voice embedded into them.
"There's something powerful that happens when music and still images combine, and we're excited to see how creative Jack & Jack's fans will get with this new medium and channel. They can engage with Jack & Jack and with fellow Shuttersong users," said William Agush, founder, inventor and CEO of Shuttersong. "The Shuttersong app is already incredibly popular with teens, musicians and artists so this really is the perfect match."
How to enter the contest:
- Download Shuttersong here: ssn.gs/contest
- Follow @JackAndJackOfficial (by signing up for the app, you will already be following them)
- Play the Shuttersongs on their page and write a comment on your favorite one
- Visit ssn.gs/contest and play the Shuttersong on the contest page. Enter your email address and make a comment.
- Download and register the application from the contest page
- Please note that the Android version of the app does not support social networking.
In addition to @JackAndJackOfficial the guys have their own Shuttersong accounts @JackJohnsonOfficial and @JackGilinskyOfficial each with unique content. The contest ends on 8/15/15. The winner will be announced on or before 8/30/15. Official rules are listed here: ssn.gs/rules.
Jack & Jack are a part of a growing number of artists who are reinventing the wheel on how to be successful in the music business. They have independently released 15 original singles in addition to their recent debut EP on iTunes, all of which have charted on iTunes and to date, have sold over 1 million tracks which have charted on numerous Billboard Charts, most notably Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Bubbling Under Hot 100, Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop, Pop and the most coveted, Billboard Hot 100. Their debut EP, "Calibraska," went to #1 on iTunes and has trended in the top 5 albums worldwide since debuting in July.
"A huge part of our success is thanks to our amazing fan base and being able to engage with them on social media," said Jack and Jack. "With Shuttersong, we'll be able to connect with our fans in a new way. And there's no better way to kick off the fun than by encouraging fans to experience this cool app for themselves and win a chance to see us in concert."
Shuttersong 3.0 is available for free download in the iTunes App Store: http://www.appstore.com/shuttersong
About Jack & Jack
Known for their six second comedy sketches on Vine and Billboard chart topping hits, Jack & Jack first gained recognition when their "Nerd Vandals" Vine went viral in 2013 and the Huffington Post hailed it as the "the perfect Vine." Since then, the duo has amassed over 20 million social media followers, 5.8 million of those on Vine alone. They have independently released 15 original singles on iTunes, including their hits "Wild Life," "Like That…," and "Groove," and have independently sold over 1 million tracks to date. They've also charted on numerous Billboard Charts, most notably Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Bubbling Under Hot 100, Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop, Pop and Billboard Hot 100, and made their US national television debut appearance on The View last February. Their debut EP, "Calibraska," released in July of 2015, and debuted at #1 on the iTunes Music chart.
Shuttersong® is a platform and digital community where users can create, share, connect and discover audio-enhanced images for their specific interests. It is the owner of the exclusive technology that combines image data and multiple non-image data files into a single entity without altering the structure of the image (Patent No: US 9,009,123). Shuttersong is backed by activist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist Joi Ito, executive advisor, Gil Anderson, individuals associated with the law firm of Morgan Lewis LLP and New England entrepreneurs, Vincent D'Agostino and Jere Doyle. Shuttersong 3.0 is available for free download in the iTunes App Store: http://www.appstore.com/shuttersong. Follow the company, as well as the many Shuttersongs created in the digital community, on Twitter at @shuttersong and on Instagram. Shuttersong is headquartered in Wellesley Mass., and is a registered trademark of Shuttersong Incorporated. www.shuttersong.com