Back before the big Spotify launch in Canada, it was rumored that the streaming music platform would also break into Asia and parts of Latin America.
Today, many months later, Spotify has finally made it official.
"Exciting times! Today we’re thrilled to announce that we’re bringing a new world of music to eight new markets across the globe," says Spotify.
Four of the eight new countries come from these regions: Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore. The other four are Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Iceland.
With the addition of these eight countries, Spotify is now available in 28 markets.
In March, we learned that Spotify had tacked on a million paid users in just three months. That brings the total to 6 million paid subscribers worldwide, out of 24 million total users. It took Spotify nearly a year to go from 3 million to 5 million piad subscribers, but just three months to go from 5 to 6. That's the goal with these big expansions - to bring those paid subscribers even higher, even faster.