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Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify will announce a new deal with US mobile carrier Sprint at the end of this month, according to a ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:15AM
Spotify and Box TV launch Streaming Chart show

Spotify and Box TV launch Streaming Chart show

Box TV and Spotify have teamed up to launch a brand new music TV show called The Official Box+ Streaming ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 12:48PM
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Spotify snaps up Google exec, Russian launch on the way?

Spotify has hired Google’s Alexander Kubaneishvili sparking speculation that the streaming service is about to set up in Russia.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:55AM
Spotify to give £10k to an artist and their manager next month

Spotify to give £10k to an artist and their manager next month

Spotify will announce the recipient of a £10,000 grant next month at the Artist & Manager Awards 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:08AM

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Spotify discounts Premium tier to $4.99 per month for students in US

Spotify has halved the price of its Premium subscription tier for college students in the US.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:25AM
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Rdio to cut ties with Echo Nest in light of Spotify acquisition

Streaming service Rdio will cut ties with The Echno Nest after the music intelligence company was acquired by rival Spotify ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 13th 2014 at 10:35AM
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Spotify warns against 'radical differences' between labels' streaming payouts to artists

Spotify’s chief content officer and US MD Ken Parks has warned that “radically different” contracts between labels and artists when ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 11th 2014 at 2:28PM
Beats/Spotify

POLL: Beats bought Topspin, Spotify bought Echo Nest. Which made the wiser investment?

Last week, two big players in the music streaming market made significant purchases.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 11th 2014 at 9:59AM

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Spotify's $200m credit line fuels further IPO speculation

Spotify has secured a $200 million credit line from lenders, stoking speculation that the streaming service is moving towards an ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:19AM
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Spotify acquires The Echo Nest

Spotify has announced that it will acquire music intelligence company The Echo Nest - a deal which "further strengthens its ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 6th 2014 at 2:49PM
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Spotify's Spotlight Artists for 2014 announced

MØ and Foster The People are amongst the acts announced for Spotify’s Spotlight Artists for 2014 programme.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 4th 2014 at 10:12AM
Ministry of Sound reaches 'amicable agreement' with Spotify over lawsuit

Ministry of Sound reaches 'amicable agreement' with Spotify over lawsuit

Ministry of Sound and Spotify have reached an ‘amicable agreement’ relating to the High Court proceedings issued by Ministry last ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 27th 2014 at 3:35PM

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Avicii's Wake Me Up becomes most-played Spotify song of all time

Avicii’s Wake Me Up has become the most-played song of all time on Spotify, having been streamed more than 200 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 27th 2014 at 10:07AM
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BRITs winners and performers see surge in Spotify streams

BRITs winners and performers across the board saw significant spikes in Spotify streams as a result of the ceremony on ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:39PM
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Spotify finance reporting specialist hire fuels IPO rumours

Rumours that streaming service Spotify is soon to embark on an initial public share offering (IPO) have been fuelled by ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Feb 18th 2014 at 11:18AM
Barry McCarthy

Spotify hires former Netflix CFO

Spotify has hired former Netflix CFO Barry McCarthy to join its board of directors.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:26AM

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Billy Bragg and Spotify launch 'radio shows'

Billy Bragg and Spotify launch 'radio shows'

Billy Bragg will this week launch a new series of ‘radio shows’ on Spotify, available from tomorrow, February 11th.

Bragg ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 10th 2014 at 9:51AM
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Spotify partners with The Times for Premium subscription offer

Spotify has signed a strategic partnership with The Times and Sunday Times to offer free annual Premium subscriptions to the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 7th 2014 at 12:51PM
Clean Bandit break Spotify UK record

Clean Bandit break Spotify UK record

Clean Bandit’s current single, Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne), has become the most-played track on Spotify UK in ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 7th 2014 at 8:11AM
Forgotify

New streaming service Forgotify promotes millions of unplayed Spotify songs

Forgotify, a new streaming service, has launched to promote the 4 million unplayed songs on Spotify.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jan 30th 2014 at 11:17AM
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Daniel Ek: 'Beats Music is ultimately good for streaming'

Spotify founder Daniel Ek has dismissed the arrival of Beats Music in the US as a threat to his own ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 10:55AM
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'UK music streaming services must halve subscription price' - study

Music streaming providers in the UK must halve their subscription prices in order to convert more consumers to paid tiers ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:43PM
Spotify launches merchandise service

Spotify launches merchandise service

Spotify has launched a new service for artists and managers that allows acts to promote their merchandise on the platform ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 20th 2014 at 7:00AM
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Spotify lifts time restrictions on free tier across all platforms

Spotify has lifted the time limit on its free tier across the board, meaning that users can listen to the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 16th 2014 at 3:40PM
Oasis catalogue now available on Spotify, Rdio and Deezer

Oasis catalogue now available on Spotify, Rdio and Deezer

Oasis have become the latest 'holdout' artist to make their catalogue available on streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 13th 2014 at 12:31PM