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Spotify acquires analytics firm Seed Scientific

Spotify acquires analytics firm Seed Scientific

Spotify has acquired Seed Scientific, an analytics firm that formerly served Apple’s Beats Music.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 25th 2015 at 11:00AM
David Guetta hits 2 billion Spotify plays milestone

David Guetta hits 2 billion Spotify plays milestone

David Guetta has passed the two billion plays milestone on Spotify, becoming the third artist - and the first French ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 22nd 2015 at 3:23PM
Spotify hires former Netflix exec Barry McCarthy as CFO

Spotify hires former Netflix exec Barry McCarthy as CFO

Spotify has hired former Netflix executive Barry McCarthy as its new chief financial officer.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:57AM

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Spotify plays down premium only Muse track

A premium only Muse track currently on Spotify is not an indication of the platform experimenting with new content models.
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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:32AM
Spotify secures $526m in new funding round

Spotify secures $526m in new funding round

Spotify has closed a new round of funding, just one day after Apple launched rival Apple Music.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:00PM
Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has written an open letter on record label and music publisher deals in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM
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'Spotify Now' to launch tomorrow - report

Previously reported rumours about an impending Spotify video streaming service could be true, if a CNBC report  turns out to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 19th 2015 at 10:28AM

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Spotify enters into partnership with Starbucks

Starbucks has entered the streaming age, just a few months after scrapping CDs from its shelves, with the signing of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 19th 2015 at 9:09AM
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Spotify debunks three-month freemium reports

Spotify has debunked claims that it is about to limit its free, ad-supported access to just three months.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 15th 2015 at 3:47PM
Sony Music Unlimited folded with just 20,000 subscribers - report

Sony Music Unlimited folded with just 20,000 subscribers - report

Sony Music Unlimited had just 20,000 subscribers before it collapsed in January, according to a leaked document.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 13th 2015 at 10:46AM
Spotify posts €165m loss in FY2014 but revenues jump 45%

Spotify posts €165m loss in FY2014 but revenues jump 45%

Spotify's revenues topped €1 billion last year, despite an increase in operating losses.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 8th 2015 at 2:02PM

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Spotify to launch short-form video service?

Spotify is said to be in talks with media companies to bring short video clips such as comedy skits to ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on May 8th 2015 at 11:29AM
Streaming service Simfy exits competitive market

Streaming service Simfy exits competitive market

German music streaming site Simfy is pulling out of the competitive market after failing to renew licenses, reports Music Business ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 6th 2015 at 5:00PM
Spotify raises $350 million in latest round of fundraising

Spotify raises $350 million in latest round of fundraising

Spotify has raised around $350 million in a new round of fundraising, according to CNBC.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 5th 2015 at 2:40PM

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Google Now for Android integrates with 70 apps including Spotify and YouTube

Google has partnered with 70 app providers for its Android-based Now card service, which it introduced in January this year.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 10:21AM
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$400 million Spotify investors revealed - report

The companies supposedly in talks to invest $400 million in Spotify have been revealed.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:58AM
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Ed Sheeran hits two billion streams on Spotify

Ed Sheeran has become the first British artist to hit two billion streams on Spotify.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:34AM
Spotify ad revenue grows 53% in Q1 2015

Spotify ad revenue grows 53% in Q1 2015

Spotify saw ad revenue rise 53% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 20th 2015 at 12:08PM
Spotify's James Duffet-Smith promoted to Global Head of Publisher Relations

Spotify's James Duffet-Smith promoted to Global Head of Publisher Relations

Spotify has promoted James Duffett-Smith (pictured) to global head of publisher relations.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 17th 2015 at 9:50AM
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Brands can now tap into Spotify's 1.5 billion playlists

Brands can now tap into Spotify’s 1.5 billion-plus playlists to target behavioural audience segments across mobile and desktop with a new ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 16th 2015 at 3:11PM
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Spotify ups lobbying power by appointing firms in US and EU - report

Spotify has appointed lobbying groups for the first time, with four US based companies Forbes-Tate, Peck Madigan Jones, Gibson Group ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 16th 2015 at 10:14AM
Mumford & Sons criticise Tidal, Taylor Swift

Mumford & Sons criticise Tidal, Taylor Swift

Mumford & Sons have hit out at Jay Z’s recently acquired streaming company Tidal and rejected Taylor Swift’s anti-Spotify stance.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 13th 2015 at 11:22AM
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Spotify nears $400m funding deal - report

Spotify is set for a $400 million cash boost, according to The Wall Street Journal, as it nears a ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:11AM