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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
Ek

$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
New Ed Sheeran

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

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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

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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
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Spotify promotion 'not up for sale' Gated Content

Spotify has reiterated its commitment to providing artists with valuable promotional opportunities via its online channels.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 1:00PM
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Spotify on PlayStation Music now available in 41 markets

The first gaming console-based Spotify app was launched exclusively for PS3 and PS4 users yesterday and will also become available ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 31st 2015 at 9:47AM

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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
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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.

Coral Williamson
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
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. 

Coral Williamson
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
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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
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