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Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

U2 frontman Bono called for greater transparency in the music business while speaking at the Web Summit tech conference in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:42PM
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Jonathan Dickins: 'Spotify shouldn't force artists to be on the free tier'

Big name artists such as Taylor Swift would stop withholding music or removing catalogues from streaming services such as Spotify ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:38AM
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Spotify and Vevo in talks to integrate with Snapchat - report

Spotify and Vevo are among a number of media companies currently in partnership negotiations with Snapchat.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:39PM
Google Play launches in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina

Google Play launches in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina

Google Play Music and Movies are now available in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina - three territories that aren’t served by iTunes, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:43AM

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Spotify revenues overtake iTunes for Kobalt clients in Europe

Spotify revenues overtake iTunes for Kobalt clients in Europe

Kobalt writers’ European earnings from Spotify have overtaken those from iTunes.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:27AM
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Taylor Swift removes catalogue from Spotify, platform says: 'We hope she'll change her mind'

Spotify has released a statement on Taylor Swift’s recent decision to remove her music from the streaming service.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 2:31PM
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Spotify unveils multi-user Family offer

Spotify has unveiled a new Family offer, which will allow users to add up to four relatives to their billing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:29AM
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Spotify UK turned first profit in 2013

The latest set of Spotify UK financials reveal that the company turned a profit for the first time in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:15AM

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Complete John Lennon catalogue now on Spotify

Complete John Lennon catalogue now on Spotify

John Lennon’s catalogue as a solo artist is now on Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:41AM
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

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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
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

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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
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
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