WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) ("LiveXLive Media"), a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Slacker Radio ("Slacker"), a streaming music and personalized radio subscription service, has launched a "Skill" allowing the service to be integrated with Amazon Alexa, the popular voice service that powers Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices, including Echo Dot, Amazon Tap and Amazon Fire TV. Using Slacker's Skill, Alexa users can play specific Slacker stations, artist stations, music that fits a mood or genre, and other human-curated original content through simple and intuitive voice commands.
The addition of Slacker Radio to Alexa allows its more than one million monthly active users (MAUs) another integrated access point to enjoy the benefits of Slacker's streaming service's personalized stations and catalog of more than 13 million audio tracks.
"Our strategic integration with Amazon Alexa expands our audience reach and brings new capabilities to Slacker, the 'best kept secret' in steaming music to the Alexa-enabled household," said Mike Bebel, EVP, Corporate Development and Rights Management for LiveXLive Media. "This is an exciting time for LiveXLive Media as all kinds of music streaming continues to be embraced at unparalleled rates by consumers, and we believe that our integration with Amazon Alexa further exemplifies our leadership in live music streaming and our commitment to delivering high-quality, curated content to music fans through web, mobile and connected devices, and over-the-top (OTT) applications."
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About LiveXLive Media, Inc.
LiveXLive Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIVX) (the "Company") is a global digital media company focused on live entertainment. The Company operates LiveXLive, one of the industry's leading live music streaming platforms; Slacker Radio, a streaming music pioneer; and also produces original music-related content. LiveXLive is the first 'live social music network', delivering premium livestreamed, digital audio and on-demand music experiences from the world's top music festivals and concerts, including Rock in Rio, EDC Las Vegas, Hangout Music Festival, and many more. LiveXLive also gives audiences access to premium original content, artist exclusives and industry interviews. Through its owned and operated Internet radio service, Slacker Radio (www.slacker.com), LiveXLive delivers its users access to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-curated stations. The Company also operates a social influencer network, LiveXLive Influencers. The Company is headquartered in West Hollywood, CA. For more information, visit us at www.livexlive.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @livexlive.
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