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Johnny Marr Playland

New Johnny Marr album available on Spotify a week before release

Johnny Marr’s latest album Playland is available exclusively to stream on Spotify worldwide – a week before it will be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:33PM
Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify has officially launched in Canada following an invite-only beta, meaning the streaming service is now available in 58 countries.
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Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:11PM
Spotify PartyDrone follows festival-goers and plays their favourite song

Spotify PartyDrone follows festival-goers and plays their favourite song

A stunt at Belgian festivals this summer saw a hexacopter PartyDrone play attendees their favourite song as they collected tickets ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:33AM
Calvin Harris claims first song to break 10m Spotify streams in a week

Calvin Harris claims first song to break 10m Spotify streams in a week

Calvin Harris’ new single Blame has become the first song to break 10 million streams in a week on Spotify.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:52AM

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This Is All Yours

New Alt-J album lands on Spotify a week before general release

Alt-J’s second LP, This Is All Yours, is now available to stream on Spotify – a week before its wider ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:28PM
Spotify launches video ads for brands

Spotify launches video ads for brands

Spotify’s marketing platform, Spotify for Brands, is launching two new video ad formats, Sponsored Sessions and Video Takeover.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:14AM
Calvin Harris's billion streams on Spotify are worth $7 million

Calvin Harris's billion streams on Spotify are worth $7 million

Calvin Harris become the first British solo artist to clock up more than a billion streams on Spotify.

Judging by ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 8th 2014 at 2:04PM

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Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Spotify has revealed its most streamed tracks of the summer, with Calvin Harris’ seasonally-titled Summer topping the list globally.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:13AM
Spotify Nordic boss: 'Ask a 15-year-old in Sweden if they pirate and they'll look at you like you're an idiot'

Spotify Nordic boss: 'Ask a 15-year-old in Sweden if they pirate and they'll look at you like you're an idiot' Gated Content

"I mean, who’s ever going to want to use a phone with no buttons?”

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:54AM
Artists can now sell direct to fans on Spotify via BandPage

Artists can now sell direct to fans on Spotify via BandPage

Spotify has announced a new partnership with BandPage which promises to ‘give musicians powerful new ways to sell directly to ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 13th 2014 at 2:25PM
Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google is testing advertisements that give consumers the option to listen to tracks instantly via Spotify, Rhapsody, Google Play or ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:38AM

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YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube’s director of product management Shiva Rajaraman has left to work at Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 11:47AM
Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify and MTV parent Viacom have announced an editiorial partnership, bringing MTV, VH1 and CMT apps and websites together with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM
Google execs join Spotify - report

Google execs join Spotify - report

Two Google executives are taking positions at Spotify, according to people close to the companies.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:52AM
Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify is planning to launch in "a lot" of new markets in the next 12 to 18 months, first focusing ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:38AM

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Spotify's European VP exits

Chris Maples has left his position as vice president of Europe at Spotify.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:41PM
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Daniel Ek: 'If we can crack Russia, the industry will thrive'

Spotify founder Daniel Ek has identified Russia as a key market to crack if the music industry is to thrive ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:37AM
Spotify reveals new Viral 50 Chart

Spotify reveals new Viral 50 Chart

Spotify has revealed the Viral 50 chart - created to measure the success of music in terms of streaming and ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 15th 2014 at 3:50PM
Ministry Of Sound arrives on Spotify

Ministry Of Sound arrives on Spotify

After years of abstinence, Ministry Of Sound has now arrived on Spotify in a big way.

The UK-based independent label ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:43AM
bop.fm raises $2m funding

bop.fm raises $2m funding

Streaming service hub bop.fm has raised $2 million after a funding round led by Charles Ventures.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:47AM
Spotify: 'Access creates awareness, 
and awareness creates consumption'

Spotify: 'Access creates awareness, and awareness creates consumption' Gated Content

The music streaming revolution is in full swing, and Spotify remains its talisman.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:34PM
Warner Music UK launches festival Spotify app

Warner Music UK launches festival Spotify app

Warner Music UK has launched a Spotify app under the company's PlaylistMe brand, inviting people to listen to playlists based ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 2:41PM
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Spotify launches new tools for platform app developers

Spotify has launched a new version of its web API for developers of third party apps on the platform.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 19th 2014 at 10:19AM
Jimmy Iovine

Iovine: 'Spotify should have 10m paying subs in US alone'

Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine appeared unimpressed by the 10 million paying subscribers currently harnessed by Spotify, saying that the world’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 30th 2014 at 10:44AM