CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — (UPDATE: Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021)
A Chattanooga music duo has won over the Sharks.
Ellen and Omayya Atout pitch for their music business "Songlorious" was a hit on ABC's Shark Tank.
The couple shared their success on their Instagram story shortly after the episode aired.
"Let's go! So grateful and excited to get four Sharks on the team. Ready to take Songlorious to the moon," said Ellen on social media Friday night.
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Ellen and Omayya Atout's music business "Songlorious" will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday night.
The Chattanooga business is an Uber for music, providing personalized songs for customers.
After the pandemic devastated the music industry, Songlorious provides employment for over 120 musicians.
Customers provide Songlorious with personal information about their significant other and can choose a genre, length, and mood for their desired song.
Songlorious provides a sample of all their songwriter's works and customers can either choose a specific musician or let the company decide which artist is the perfect fit.
To date the company has produced over 10,000 songs.
"People will use it to win their girlfriends back, they'll do it for their daughter's graduations, they'll do it for funerals," says Autumn Marie, a country artist for Songlorious.
"These are important songs to them, people really care about these songs, and you actually really make a difference with them," says Marie
The couple applied to Shark Tank in the hopes of obtaining an experienced business partner to grow the company.
The episode of Shark Tank featuring the couple will air on the same channel as News Channel 9 at 8p.m.