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21/12/2021

Stingray And Amazon Launch Alexa Karaoke

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Stingray and Amazon have launched Alexa Karaoke featured by Yokee on Echo Show and Fire TV devices in the United Kingdom and Spain.

The new karaoke Alexa skill enables singing fans to take center stage simply by saying, "Alexa, let's Karaoke", and sing the song of their choice.

Alexa Karaoke features an extensive Yokee catalogue of over 70K licensed songs. Users have access to a wide range of genre and greatest hits from Yokee’s most popular artists including Adele, Billie Eilish, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, amongst hundreds of other artists. The vast selection of hits includes the current top karaoke songs in the United Kingdom and Spain, like Adele's "Easy On Me", Ed Sheeran's "Bad Habits", "Stay" from The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber, "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen, and "Despacito" from Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee. The United Kingdom is one of the most important markets for Yokee, and Spain has shown tremendous growth potential in the last year.

Alexa Karaoke uniquely offers Echo Show and Fire TV devices users the capability to control their karaoke experience with their voice. Users can use search commands to discover songs, navigate different playlists and start singing by asking Alexa to play their chosen song. Users can also use control commands by saying "Alexa, stop", "Alexa, pause", "Alexa, resume", or "Alexa, play" to control the karaoke playback. All songs are presented with high-quality scrolling lyrics.

"Stingray is constantly developing new products to respond to client demands and evolving technology," said Mathieu Péloquin, Chief Marketing Officer of Stingray. "This opportunity with Amazon Alexa represents an exciting milestone for Stingray as we expand our services to be compatible with voice services and voice AI. Alexa Karaoke featured byYokee will unlock new ways for karaoke fans to put on their best performance while expanding our brand exposure in Europe."

"As entertainment in the home is constantly evolving, we are thrilled to introduce Alexa Karaoke with the integration of Yokee song catalog to Echo Show and Fire TV devices," said Eric King, Director of Alexa Europe. "We'll keep inventing ways to deliver the best entertainment experiences to our customers – from any device."

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