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Germany

2.5m premium streaming users in Germany - report

A study carried out by market research institute GfK, on behalf of music industry trade body BVMI, indicates that there ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:27AM
Spotify

Universal attacks free Spotify tier

Universal Music Group “is using license negotiations with Spotify to push for changes to the company’s” free tier, according to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:32AM
Kendrick Lamar breaks global streaming record

Kendrick Lamar breaks global streaming record

Kendrick Lamar's new album has broken global streaming records on Spotify since its release earlier this week.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 18th 2015 at 9:56AM
Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:44AM

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Top streaming execs among speakers at The MMIX

Top streaming execs among speakers at The MMIX

will.i.am, Shazam CEO Rich Riley and executives from Deezer, Hungama, Psonar, Rdio, Rightster and Spotify are among speakers at The ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 12:28PM
Sony/ATV and Spotify sign new licensing agreement for Europe

Sony/ATV and Spotify sign new licensing agreement for Europe

Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Spotify have signed a new licensing deal for Europe. 

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 17th 2015 at 4:42PM
Spotify: 'Album chart integration can win over remaining streaming sceptics'

Spotify: 'Album chart integration can win over remaining streaming sceptics'

Spotify’s head of label relations for Europe, Kevin Brown, is hoping that the integrating of streaming data in the Official ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:30AM
Spain

Spain turns the tide on music sales

Consumer spending in Spain reached €149.9 million in 2014, its first year-on-year gains in music sales for more than a ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 11th 2015 at 12:30PM

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Next Big Souns

Music's Top 10 most innovative companies revealed

Business magazine Fast Company has unveiled its list of the world's Top 10 most innovative companies in music in 2015.

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 10th 2015 at 10:41AM
Spotify cancels Russia launch - report

Spotify cancels Russia launch - report

Spotify is holding fire on its planned launch in Russia, according to reports.

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 11:24AM
Spotify

Spotify seeks $500m funding from Goldman Sachs - report

Spotify probably wont be pursuing an IPO any time soon, as it’s emerged that the company is about to raise  ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 30th 2015 at 12:40PM
PlayStation

Sony Network Entertainment International enters global partnership with Spotify

Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI) and Spotify have entered a global partnership which will see Spotify deliver digital music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 3:48PM

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Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over'

Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over' Gated Content

We’ve all been guilty of distilling the streaming market down to one particular outfit with a careless slip of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:56AM
Spotify teams up with European Border Breakers Awards

Spotify teams up with European Border Breakers Awards

The European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) has teamed up with Spotify to study the locations of shortlisted artists' listeners.

by Coral Williamson
on Jan 12th 2015 at 4:14PM
Spotify

Spotify hits 15m paying subscribers

Spotify has confirmed that it now has 15 million paying subscribers and 60 million active users.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 12th 2015 at 2:14PM
Canada

Spotify data incorporated into Canadian Hot 100

Canada’s Hot 100 singles chart now takes into account Spotify plays.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 3:09PM

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Lohan

Lohan Presencer: 'We must stop the rot'

Ministry of Sound's Lohan Presencer has berated the trend of music being given away for free, saying the record industry ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:51AM
Hozier named Spotify's 2014 Spotlight Breakout Star

Hozier named Spotify's 2014 Spotlight Breakout Star

Hozier has been announced as Spotify's Spotlight Breakout Star of 2014 as the streaming platform reveals the artists tipped for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:47AM
Spotify to introduce time limits on free content - report

Spotify to introduce time limits on free content - report

Spotify may be poised to introduce time limits on the availability of certain music on its free service, in a ...

by Coral Williamson
on Dec 5th 2014 at 10:57AM
Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed artist of 2014

Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed artist of 2014

Spotify has named Ed Sheeran as its most streamed artist of 2014, having been listened to more than 860 million ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 4th 2014 at 11:42AM
Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify’s global revenue rose 74% in 2013, to nearly £593 million (€746.9m), but still failed to turn a profit as ...

by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 12:12PM
Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

German rock band Rammstein, who celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, have added their entire catalogue to Spotify.

by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:42AM
One Direction

One Direction surpass 1 billion streams on Spotify

One Direction have passed 1 billion streams on Spotify - and are only the second British group to have achieved ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 25th 2014 at 1:22PM
Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify’s revenue in France increased by 66% in 2013, marking the first time the streaming giant has turned a profit ...

by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:22PM
Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber have confirmed a partnership that will see the integration of the two companies’ applications. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:56PM