Mobilewalla: Band apps keep music lovers in the know

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Hot new bands that make teenagers swoon, as well as some bands that have been around for decades, have official apps with tour information, news and photos.

Apple apps


One Direction Official (Free) This is the official app for teen heartthrobs One Direction. It features all the latest news and downloadable tracks from the band. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100)

Jason Aldean Official (Free)* Jason Aldean sends the hearts of many a female country fan racing with his gorgeous voice and good looks. Keep up with him via this app. (Score: 94/100)

The Rolling Stones Official App (Free)* The Rolling Stones, celebrating 50 years together, are keeping current with this app, which includes exclusive video content. (Score: 92/100)

Jennifer Lopez (Official App) She sings, she dances, she acts, she sells clothing and perfume — of course Jennifer Lopez has an app for her fans. (Score: 91/100)

Miley Cyrus Official (Free) Hollywood Records brings you this hub for all things Miley. Be the first to know about her latest antics and recordings. (Score: 90/100)

Android apps


Mary J. Blige (Free)* Phenomenal singer Mary J. Blige’s app is focused on up-to-the-minute updates from Twitter, plus photos, videos and tour info. (Mobilewalla score: 97/100)

George Strait (Free) Stadiums sell out of tickets long before country icon George Strait comes to town. Learn about his tour dates first with this, his official app. (Score: 96/100)

Drake Official (Free)* This app allows Drake’s fans to discuss their love for him on his fan wall and also get updates about his music, videos and tours. (Score: 94/100)

Pitbull (Free)* Pitbull, aka “Mr. Worldwide,” keeps his fans around the world informed of his new music, tours, photos and videos with this official app. (Score: 93/100)

Chicago-Band (Free)* The “rock and roll band with horns” has been rocking out since 1967. Follow its tours and music releases with this app. (Score: 91/100)

*Available on Apple and Android.

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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