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Spotify Testing Out Sponsored Playlists

06/20/2017, Spotify offers users two ways of listening to music: either via a free tier in which users have no control over music playback and have to listen to ads, or a paid tier in which for a monthly subscription fee, they can listen to whatever they want, save...

Spotify Active Users Reach 140 Million Milestone

06/15/2017, Spotify has a habit of providing us with the latest figures that show how it’s maintaining its lead in the music streaming arena. The company today announced that it has more than 140 million monthly active users in the markets where its service is...

Taylor Swift’s Music Is Now Back For Streaming On Spotify

06/09/2017, Back in 2015, Taylor Swift was one of the hottest artists of the year and when she announced that she would not be making her latest materials available for streaming, it was a pretty big deal. It was also a pretty big deal when Apple managed to land...

Spotify And Capital One Offer Discounted Premium Subscriptions

05/10/2017, Spotify may be the leading music streaming service but it has to always be on its toes as competition from the likes of Apple Music is not going away. The company has announced a new partnership with Capital One this morning which is going to offer all...

Amazon Open To Having Apple Music On The Echo

05/09/2017, The Amazon Echo is essentially a speaker with a built-in assistant in the form of Alexa, and with the launch of the new Amazon Echo Show which is basically the Echo with a touchscreen display, Amazon has also announced that the new device will be capable...

Spotify Accuses Apple Of Anticompetitive Practices In Europe

05/09/2017, In the music streaming scene, Apple Music is still a relatively newcomer, but yet Apple has made some pretty impressive strides largely thanks to the fact that Apple Music is more or less bundled with all iPhones, and also thanks to Apple’s resources...

Spotify Codes Simplify Music Sharing

05/07/2017, It’s not that Spotify makes it terribly hard to share that cool new track that you discovered with friends and family. You can easily send a link to someone and they can stream that song on Spotify, provided that they’re a member. Spotify has...

Spotify Behind The Lyrics Annotations Come To Android

04/25/2017, Spotify signed a deal with music annotation startup Genius to bring additional commentary about songs that users are streaming. It called this feature Behind the Lyrics. It had only been available on iOS since last year and Spotify has confirmed today...

Spotify Is Working On A Wearable Device

04/24/2017, Spotify is the most popular music streaming service on the planet and it looks like the company is now thinking about branching out into hardware. A new job listing has been spotted on the company’s website which reveals that Spotify is working on a...

Spotify’s Student Pricing Expands To 33 More Countries

04/19/2017, Several years ago, Spotify launched their student pricing scheme where if you can prove that you are a student in a college in the US, you’d be able to subscribe to Spotify Premium for $5, which is basically 50% off the original price. Its availability...

Official Spotify Apple Watch App Coming Soon

04/12/2017, Spotify subscribers who own an Apple Watch might have wondered at some point why Spotify hasn’t released an official app for their smartwatch. Indeed, that’s a valid question, as one would have expected the world’s most widely used music...

Jay Z Pulls His Catalog From Apple Music And Spotify

04/09/2017, You might find it hard to listen to some of Jay Z’s music if you subscribe to Apple Music or Spotify. It turns out, the rap mogul has pulled his catalog from both online music streaming services. His large catalog of solo music is no longer...

Spotify’s Free Users Will Now Have To Wait For New Music

04/04/2017, Spotify has always provided the same music library to its free and paid users even though free users are limited in terms of features and ease of use. This has been a bone of contention between the popular music streaming service and record labels who...

Music Streaming In The US Pulled In $3.9 Billion In Revenue In 2016

03/30/2017, When it comes to your consumption of music, do you still prefer buying physical copies of CDs or vinyl, or do you purchase your songs via platforms like iTunes, or do you prefer paying a flat fee and streaming it? While the former two options are still...