STAMFORD, CT  August 7th, 2017  – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets announced today it is teaming up with Google to provide music lovers with a free three-month subscription trial of the popular Google Play Music.

Launching across 47 countries in APAC, the Americas and Europe, this multi-year global initiative will be available in August to eligible HARMAN customers and will be promoted in select JBL and Harman Kardon consumer products beginning the 2017 holiday season.   Read more about the offer here:  www. 

Google Play Music delivers the right music for any moment by offering a smarter, easier to use, and much more assistive experience. With a subscription, Google Play Music gives listeners more than 40 million songs for any mood or situation on-demand and ad-free. Google Play Music suggests the right music for you based on the time of day, your preferences, location, activities, mood and more. Plus you can bring up to 50,000 tracks from your personal collection to Google Play Music’s locker

Google Play Music also comes with access to YouTube Red, for ad-free YouTube, offline and background viewing on mobile, and access to YouTube Originals. (Only in US, AU, NZ, MX).

Thanks to JBL, Harman Kardon, and Google Play Music, listeners will be able to enjoy virtually limitless music, regardless of where they are. 

JBL and Harman Kardon

JBL’s GRAMMY® and Oscar-winning audio technology is a force behind music's most pivotal moments, including revolutionary recordings, legendary concerts like Woodstock, and record-breaking rock tours. Its most recent product releases include portable Bluetooth speakers Flip 4 and Pulse 3 and an extensive line of headphones including the highly acclaimed JBL Everest Elite 750 NC. Kardon delivers beautiful sound by combining unmatched audio quality and iconic design to create a work of both art and sound.  Its Headphones, home, personal and car audio entertainment equipment are known for their stylish design and high quality sound including the Soho Wireless Headphones and the iconic Soundsticks speakers.


HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

For further information please contact:


Carole Campbell

Director Lifestyle Communications

Phone: +49-171 867 4151


Lauren Verrusio

Global Communications & Public Affairs

Phone +1 914 419 5881

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