The sites also shared many community forums, although a few were unique to each site.
The old Audioscrobbler site at the domain name was wholly merged into the new site on 9 August 2005.
In January 2007 it was nominated for Best Website at the NME Awards.
At the end of April 2007, rumours of negotiations between CBS and emerged, suggesting that CBS intended to purchase for about £225 million.
Based on well-known sayings or advertisements, these originally appeared at the top of the Audioscrobbler website pages and were all created and contributed by the original site members.