Kush celebrates the holidays with Singing Santa app and Smule acquisition

Mobile app developer Khush is celebrating the holiday season with the launch of Singing Santa, an interactive iPhone application that features an animated Kris Kringle who belts out user-customized musical messages set to the melody of popular holiday songs, all optimized for sharing via Facebook, Twitter and email. But the release of this app isn't the only reason the company is celebrating. Khush made headlines earlier this month when it announced its acquisition by Smule, the mobile app maker behind music-themed blockbusters including Magic Piano, Ocarina, I Am T-Pain and MadPad. In the latest installment of Developer Workshop, FierceDeveloper spoke to Khush co-founder and CEO Prerna Gupta about Singing Santa, the Smule deal and building an audience. Special feature