DJ Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' shoots to #1 after Virgin EMI targets dance fans with alarm MMS
To promote Avicii's new single in a new an innovative way that reached the key audience in order to drive single downloads on iTunes.
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An MMS was delivered to 100,000 confirmed dance music fans at 8am on Sunday morning, acting as an alarm clock. The message linked through to the iTunes where consumers could download the track.
The campaign resulted in an amazing 9.7%CTR, and helped to drive the single to the number 1 spot on the music charts.
"Mobile is central to our digital marketing strategy and an area in which Virgin EMI is constantly looking to develop and innovate. The Avicii 'Wake Me Up' campaign ticks all these boxes by effectively reaching our target market on their target devices in a way - such as an alarm - which has never been done before"
-Stephen Fraser, Digital Marketing Manager, Virgin EMI