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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
Beats

Beats Music aims to 'blow Spotify away' with Super Bowl ads, AT&T deal - report

Beats is about to launch a bid to “blow Spotify out of the water”, with millions of dollars pumped into ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 8th 2014 at 3:07PM
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Abba claim New Year's Eve's most streamed track on Spotify

Abba’s Happy New Year was the most streamed song at the stroke of midnight on Spotify.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 2:53PM
Michael Buble Christmas

Bublé dominates Spotify's most streamed Christmas list

Michael Bublé has dominated Spotify’s list of the most streamed Christmas songs, claiming 10 of 11 tracks – with only ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:59AM

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Spotify tells artists: 'We're not giving everything away for free'

Spotify tells artists: 'We're not giving everything away for free'

Yesterday's announcement from Spotify that it was bringing a free service to mobile devices has inevitably raised a few concerns ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 12th 2013 at 5:36PM
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Spotify confirms free mobile service, Zeppelin catalogue, roll-out in 20 new countries

Spotify has rolled out into 20 new countries as of today - and its founder Daniel Ek has confirmed a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:42PM
Led Zeppelin catalogue coming to Spotify - report

Led Zeppelin catalogue coming to Spotify - report

Led Zeppelin’s catalogue will be made available on Spotify shortly, joining fellow former streaming refuseniks Metallica and Pink Floyd on ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 11th 2013 at 9:11AM
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POLL: Are the leading music streaming platforms too expensive?

For around £10 a month, music consumers can access a huge catalogue of music to stream ad-free offline.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 9th 2013 at 12:17PM

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Spotify to announce new free mobile tier - report

Spotify is set to announce a new free mobile tier that will provide access to its radio service as well ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:01AM
Spotify

Managers welcome Spotify transparency

The MMF and FAC have 'warmly welcomed' the transparency provided by the new Spotify Artists website  launched yesterday (December 3).

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:59PM
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis most-streamed act of 2013 on Spotify

Spotify's year in review has revealed that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are the most-streamed act of the year worldwide for ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Dec 4th 2013 at 10:03AM
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Spotify partners with Topspin and Songkick for merchandise and ticket sales feature

Spotify has launched a free feature for artists to sell merchandise and ticketing from within their profiles in its desktop, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 10:14AM

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It's official: Spotify pays out $0.007 per stream

It's official: Spotify pays out $0.007 per stream

The idea that Spotify isn't transparent with artists' earnings has finally taken a slight clobbering this morning - with the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:03AM
'We're not encouraging people to pay for music', says Robbie manager

'We're not encouraging people to pay for music', says Robbie manager

The industry’s leading streaming platforms are too expensive for a potentially huge and valuable demographic, according to Tim Clark, co-founder ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 2:49PM
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Spotify secures $250m investment

Spotify has secured about $250 million in new funding that reportedly values the music-streaming company somewhere north of $4 billion.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 10:04AM
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Spotify signs exclusive deal with Vodafone in Ireland

Spotify has formed an exclusive partnership with Vodafone in Ireland.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 19th 2013 at 11:55AM

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Imagine Dragons Radioactive

'My band's one of Spotify's most popular artists. And I'm okay with it not paying too much'

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds has spoken of his support for Spotify - even though his band’s huge popularity on ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 14th 2013 at 6:06PM
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Spotify UK reports £10.1m loss in 2012 after 'subscription admin switch'

Spotify UK has reported a £10.1 million loss in 2012 as revenues dipped 4.1%, owed in part to a decrease ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 14th 2013 at 5:06PM
Spotify royalties: 'Problem lies with labels - not streaming services', says Billy Bragg

Spotify royalties: 'Problem lies with labels - not streaming services', says Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg has called on UK artists to "take action" in order to get better royalty streaming rates from the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 8th 2013 at 7:05AM
Spotify set to secure £125m investment - report

Spotify set to secure £125m investment - report

Spotify is on the verge of inking a deal with a US venture capital investor willing to pump $200m (£125m) ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:11PM
Deezer

Deezer reaches 5m paying subscribers

Streaming service Deezer has more than doubled its paying subscriber count in the past year having announced the 5 million ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:38AM
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Spotify partners with Tango for mobile messaging app

Spotify has partnered Tango to bring short clips from its catalogue of 20 million songs to Tango’s iOS and Android apps.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 31st 2013 at 10:38AM
Foals

Spotify pays artists 'insulting pittance', says Foals frontman

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis is the latest artist to lash out at the amount of money returned to artists from ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:55AM
Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke continues anti-Spotify crusade

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke has begun round two of his crusade against Spotify, this time calling the streaming service “the last ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 4th 2013 at 3:40PM
Ministry boss Presencer questions Spotify business model

Ministry boss Presencer questions Spotify business model

The CEO of the most famous record label not to allow its content onto Spotify, Ministry of Sound, has publicly ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 10:16AM