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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
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

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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
Photo: Patrik Ragnarsson

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
Streaming study

'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
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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

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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
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
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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
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