(UPDATED) The Echo Nest adds to its ever expanding lists of partnerships with today's announcement that it's now powering dynamic radio stations for Microsofts' digital music service Xbox Music. Using The Echo Nest’s Music Discovery and Personalization solution, Xbox Music listeners and Xbox One owners can now create and customize artist stations and add discovered tracks to collections.
Xbox Music radio stations, simply called Radio, are available to all Xbox Music users on Windows 8 tablets and PCs; Windows Phone 8, Android and iOS phones and tablets; and the Xbox 360 and Xbox One entertainment systems
2013: The Year Of The Echo Nest
Its' been quite a years for The Echo Nest whose client's now include music services (Clear Channel's iHeartradio, MOG, Rdio, SiriusXM, Spotify), editorial, video and social media networks (BBC.com, Foursquare, MTV, Twitter, VEVO, Yahoo!), connected device manufacturers (doubleTwist, Nokia) and brands (Intel, Microsoft, Reebok). All now access the company's music data and intelligence through an open API.
The Echo Nest's customer base reaches over 100 million music fans every month and over 400 applications have been built on The Echo Nest platform, according to the company.