It was 2007 when 23-year-old Daniel Marhely began working on a project to simplify music access for his friends.
Working initially from his Paris bedroom, Daniel soon recognised the potential of his idea and gathered a small team together. It didn't take long for investors and music labels to catch on. Today Deezer is available in more than 180 countries, partnering with thousands of independent and major labels, with one of the largest catalogues out there (53 million tracks and counting).
We combine human recommendations from the Deezer Editors with smart technology to help people discover music they'll love. Everyone can enjoy unlimited music on mobile and web, while Deezer Premium subscribers benefit from music as well as entertainment and sports on demand on all devices, without ads, in enhanced audio quality.
The adventure continues...
Over 40,000 podcasts become available on Deezer.
Deezer Elite launches globally.
Deezer introduces live football commentary to service.
Deezer evolves with the introduction of a personalised home page featuring music based on a user's taste.
Now with the new "Flow" feature, users can listen to their favourite music on their phone. No limits!
Now you can download all your music to listen offline.
Deezer is available is more than 180 countries.
Launch of the App Studio, a dedicated space for all the apps integrated with Deezer.
Deezer receives 100 million euros in funding.
International expansion begins when Deezer launches in the UK.
Facebook integrates Deezer as one of their chosen music apps.
The first telco deal is secured with Orange France, with Deezer Premium+ bundled into their mobile plan.
Deezer acquires the catalogues from all the major labels and from and over 1000 indie labels.
Deezer Premium launches.
Deezer, the first free and legal music streaming service, is born. Rights are negotiated with labels and artists.
Daniel Marhely creates Blogmusik, aged just 22 years-old.