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Chords, Keys and Lyrics Composed via Skype

Singer-songwriter Megan Redmond.

Denver, Colorado: it’s not exactly a hotbed of the music industry.  But 17-year old singer-songwriter Megan Redmond isn’t the type of person to let geography stand in her way.  Although she was born in Denver, because of her passion for music and songwriting, her parents decided to move her to Nashville, TN when she was … Read more

That’s So Metal: Pro Musician Offers Fans Skype Guitar Lessons

Paul Allender in his studio.

Ever meet a true rock star?  Best known as the lead guitar player for heavy metal band Cradle of Filth, Paul Allender’s been a professional touring musician for over 20 years.  First picking up a guitar at age 14, he’s been shredding out metal riffs ever since.  Oddly, it seems that one way or another, … Read more

Face the Music

We love bringing you oh-so-wonderful experiences. And now we’re giving you a shot at the ultimate concert experience – a chance to meet Ellie Goulding, Fun. or Passion Pit. Sharing photos over Skype makes capturing moments of excitement simple and fun whether you’re at home or on the go. With Face the Music, we’re giving you a … Read more

Happy Holidays from Say it with Skype

It’s that time of year again when people gather from far and wide to celebrate and be merry. We’re helping friends and family connect for the holidays with our Say It With Skype video greeting app–the perfect way to send… Read more

Are you ready to rock…and make a Skype call?

German rock monsters the Scorpions had a special Skype message for their friends back in California – before their gig up a mountain in Austria on their farewell tour. At a busy press conference, asked if he would like to… Read more

Skype joins Lady Gaga for the Born This Way Ball Tour

What's missing from this equation: Lady Gaga + Skype + _____ = Born This Way Ball world tour? You, of course. Skype and Lady Gaga are teaming up to bring fans brand new experiences along her monumental world tour. Skype… Read more

New Single from Nas Created via Skype Collaboration with Amy Winehouse

Nas' tenth album, Life is Good, was just released this summer – and it features an artist that may surprise you. Through his producer Salaam Remi, Nas was able to meet and befriend the late Amy Winehouse via a Skype… Read more

American Idol fans vote for their favorites via Skype

The name of one of American Idol's top finalist, Jessica Sanchez, has been all over Skype's top phrases on Twitter for the past few weeks thanks to all her fans. The Filipino community all over the U.S. and Asia has… Read more

Say it with Skype scoops two awards

Say it with Skype has already helped huge numbers of people celebrate special occasions, and now it has something of its own to cheer about. Our group video greeting app picked up two Drum Marketing Awards this week for 'Social… Read more

How would you like to win these awesome Skype goodies?

We have a variety of prizes up for grabs including a special edition Skype hoodie, a pair of Urbanears headphones, a universal charger, a whole year of free group video calling and a 12-month subscription — perfect for calling… Read more

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