Rdio Invites the World to Experience the Music of the GRAMMY®s on Rdio

Rdio Powers the Official App for The 56th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

Jan 23, 2014, 11:00 ET from Rdio

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rdio (www.rdio.com), the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music, announced today that the GRAMMYs have created an official profile and playlists including all the nominees in each category, available for everyone to listen to and enjoy the music of the GRAMMYs. Visit the GRAMMYs on Rdio here.

Music fans can also listen to this year's nominees through the official GRAMMYs app available for free download on the iTunes store here. The GRAMMYs app leverages Rdio's advanced API that provides access to an extensive library of over 20 million songs so that people can listen to music featured at this year's awards - both performances and nominations.

"The GRAMMYs iPhone app illustrates the power of Rdio's API," said Anthony Bay, chief executive officer of Rdio. "We are excited to help the music industry's premier award show experience get even better, and we hope everyone will check out the official playlists on Rdio as well as this cool, new app."

Rdio's GRAMMY Playlist
Music lovers in 51 countries can experience the GRAMMYs before, during and after the awards show on Sunday, January 26, 2014. All of the GRAMMY categories and nominees are available in these convenient playlists:

And, if you can't decide, you can listen to a sampling of all the nominees here, including 52 songs from a variety of artists like Daft Punk, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, and many more.

Rdio is the groundbreaking digital music service that is reinventing the way people discover, play, and share music. Play what you want, when you want, or turn on a station for a perfect mix of songs. Listen anywhere — the web, your phone, even offline — and follow friends and artists to see what they're playing.

Launched in August 2010, Rdio is headquartered in San Francisco and was founded by Janus Friis, the co-creator of Skype, and is currently available in 51 countries. For more information and to sign up, visit www.rdio.com.