HOOK – Match Over Music
9XO the international music channel to discover great music, announces the launch of Hook, the music based friendship/dating app. Hook will be launched across Android (Google Playstore) on 18th Jan and soon on iOS (Apple iTunes).
Along with the Hook app, 9XO will also launch a show starting Monday 18th Jan at 5pm. The 30 minute band will showcase the playlist of 10 hit songs which will also be display on the app. The show will feature a fresh playlist 7 days a week at 5 pm. Viewers will be able to ‘hook’ their song and instantly get matched with someone who also ‘hooked’ the same song. They will see their matches on air (via name and image) and be able to chat with their matches on the app. This is a unique on air, mobile innovation on Indian television screens allowing viewers to connect with each other.
Hook connects people over music. The user gets notified the instant a match is found with the same song choice. This selected playlist will be refreshed everyday to allow viewers to Hook with someone everyday and on new songs!
Speaking about the latetst innovation by the channel, Clyde D’Souza Programming Head 9XO said “9XO and Hook would bridge the space between TV and Mobile. Our viewers are already discovering great music on their mobiles and building relationships via their mobile. Hook brings the power of connecting via music in your hands. The joy of finding music via Hook and connecting with someone instantly across India is something our viewers will find very exciting!”
Hook gets synced with the Facebook account of the user enabling them to log on and start connecting with other users. Once the match is made the user gets notified of the Hook and can start chatting with the matched person.
The Hook app will be promoted across Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The app will also be promoted on ground through College festivals across Mumbai and Delhi.
Download the Hook app today (search 9XO Hook on Google Playstore) and get connected with your music match on 9XO Hook. The app will soon be available on Apple iTunes App Store as well.