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Spotify cancels Russia launch - report

Spotify cancels Russia launch - report

Spotify is holding fire on its planned launch in Russia, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 11:24AM
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Spotify seeks $500m funding from Goldman Sachs - report

Spotify probably wont be pursuing an IPO any time soon, as it’s emerged that the company is about to raise  ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 30th 2015 at 12:40PM
PlayStation

Sony Network Entertainment International enters global partnership with Spotify

Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI) and Spotify have entered a global partnership which will see Spotify deliver digital music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 3:48PM
Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over'

Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over' Gated Content

We’ve all been guilty of distilling the streaming market down to one particular outfit with a careless slip of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:56AM

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Spotify teams up with European Border Breakers Awards

Spotify teams up with European Border Breakers Awards

The European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) has teamed up with Spotify to study the locations of shortlisted artists' listeners.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 12th 2015 at 4:14PM
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Spotify hits 15m paying subscribers

Spotify has confirmed that it now has 15 million paying subscribers and 60 million active users.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 12th 2015 at 2:14PM
Canada

Spotify data incorporated into Canadian Hot 100

Canada’s Hot 100 singles chart now takes into account Spotify plays.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 3:09PM
Lohan

Lohan Presencer: 'We must stop the rot'

Ministry of Sound's Lohan Presencer has berated the trend of music being given away for free, saying the record industry ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:51AM

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Hozier named Spotify's 2014 Spotlight Breakout Star

Hozier named Spotify's 2014 Spotlight Breakout Star

Hozier has been announced as Spotify's Spotlight Breakout Star of 2014 as the streaming platform reveals the artists tipped for ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:47AM
Spotify to introduce time limits on free content - report

Spotify to introduce time limits on free content - report

Spotify may be poised to introduce time limits on the availability of certain music on its free service, in a ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 5th 2014 at 10:57AM
Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed artist of 2014

Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed artist of 2014

Spotify has named Ed Sheeran as its most streamed artist of 2014, having been listened to more than 860 million ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 4th 2014 at 11:42AM
Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify’s global revenue rose 74% in 2013, to nearly £593 million (€746.9m), but still failed to turn a profit as ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 12:12PM

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Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

German rock band Rammstein, who celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, have added their entire catalogue to Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:42AM
One Direction

One Direction surpass 1 billion streams on Spotify

One Direction have passed 1 billion streams on Spotify - and are only the second British group to have achieved ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 25th 2014 at 1:22PM
Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify’s revenue in France increased by 66% in 2013, marking the first time the streaming giant has turned a profit ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:22PM
Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber confirm app integration

Spotify and Uber have confirmed a partnership that will see the integration of the two companies’ applications. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:56PM

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Spotify to be integrated with Uber app?

Spotify to be integrated with Uber app?

San Francisco-based taxi-hailing tech company Uber and music streaming platform Spotify are entering a partnership that will allow Uber users ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 11:19AM
Soundrop

Soundrop shuts down apps, focusing on marketing platform Show.co

Soundrop - the social and interactive 'listening room' music service - is closing down its apps as of December 31, ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:39AM
Swift

Borchetta: 'Taylor Swift earned less than $500,000 from Spotify this year'

The war between Spotify and Taylor Swift is raging on as label boss Scott Borchetta reveals the star earned less ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:55AM
Scott Borchetta

Scott Borchetta: 'We want to protect Taylor Swift's superfans'

Taylor Swift’s label boss – Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records – has said the decision to withhold Swift’s music ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:56AM
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
Snapchat

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