- Guvera, the online music streaming app that introduced UAE to music streaming with a social twist, bags Gold at the 2016 Design100 World [app] design awards in the entertainment and leisure category
- Guvera offers free access to popular and chart-topping local Arabic, International and Bollywood artists while providing royalties to the artists and record labels responsible for producing it.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 June 2016 – Australia’s revolutionary global music streaming service Guvera has won Gold at the 2016 Design100 World [app] design awards in the entertainment and leisure category.
This is the second time Guvera has won the prestigious award, which celebrates global creativity, courage and innovation in mobile app design achievements by both app creators and commissioners.
Ananya Amin, Chief Commercial Officer, India & Middle East, said, “It is a proud moment for the team at Guvera to win the award for the second consecutive time. Our efforts are directed towards building Guvera into a holistic entertainment brand and the Design100 Global [app] Awards is a recognition for the same. Music lies at the heart of our brand and we will continue to bring in the best of entertainment experience and technological innovations for the consumers.”
Damien King, Chief Technology Officer, Guvera said Guvera is focused on providing music through a brand-funded model where both music labels and artists are properly rewarded.
“This award, our second from the Design100, recognises our multi-skilled, global team who are working at the intersection of tech innovation, music and brands. It also provides us with an excellent opportunity to showcase our product to the mobile industry and achieve marketplace recognition for our advances in innovations that transform the way our users listen to and experience music.
Mr King believes that brands are central to Guvera’s proposition and our mission from the very beginning was to be the global leader in brand-funded music and entertainment.
“Guvera was founded in 2008 with the single-minded purpose of providing a sustainable solution to combat the rampant piracy that was plaguing the global music industry,” Mr King said.
“We offer an immersive and genuinely engaging entertainment experience through our unique brand channel environment.
“Through commercial collaboration with brands, we design tailor-made solutions to grow their business and deliver a music experience that fans genuinely enjoy and that artists actually benefit from.”
Mark Bergin, Design100 founder said Guvera’s win illustrates its strengths in a dynamic music streaming landscape.
“Guvera clearly shows how being #DRIVENxDESIGN helps deliver their customer new experiences and services,” Mr Bergin said.
“Guvera keeps growing in sophistication, capability and user experience.”