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Pink Floyd Coming to Spotify as Soon as We Stream ‘Wish You Were Here’ 1 Million Times

If you love Pink Floyd and want to see their entire catalog come to Spotify – there’s something you gotta do. No, don’t worry – it’s not that hard. All you have to do is go listen to one of …

Spotify Discover Now Available to All Via Web Player Spotify Discover Now Available to All Via Web Player

Last December, Spotify announced a brand new “discovery” feature that harnessed the streaming music company’s data on your past streaming habits and various recommendation engines to give users suggestions on what to listen to next. Today, Spotify is making the …

Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories Is Setting Spotify Records

The radio edit of Daft Punk’s new single “Get Lucky” has already broken Spotify records and currently sits at over 28.3 million streams. Now, Spotify has announced that the album on which it’s featured is also breaking records. Daft Punk’s …

Spotify Launches Embeddable Charts for Top Tracks Spotify Launches Embeddable Charts for Top Tracks

In a bid to expand its presence across the web, streaming music service Spotify has just launched Spotify Charts, which allow sites to embed clickable lists of the top tracks across the network. The charts, which will update every Monday, …

Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report] Google To Announce Spotify-Like Streaming Service At Google I/O [Report]

In his first interview since taking over as Android boss, Google’s Sundar Pichai said that the company wouldn’t be showing any new hardware or software at Google I/O. He didn’t say anything about updates to existing software though. The Verge …

Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo Spotify Buys Music Discovery App Tunigo

Unlike Twitter, Spotify isn’t looking to build an entire standalone music service – they already have that. But they are interested in discovery, like Twitter, and to that end the company has just acquired a Swedish music discovery app called …

Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets Spotify Comes to Mexico, Parts of Asia, and Europe; Now Available in 28 Markets

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 …

What Do You Think of Spotify’s New Logo? What Do You Think of Spotify’s New Logo?
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Considering the fact that’s Spotify’s logo is pretty much absent from both its desktop and mobile apps, you may not have noticed that the streaming music service recently changed it. Yep, out with the old (left), and in with the …

Spotify Is ‘For Music’ in New Ad Campaign Spotify Is ‘For Music’ in New Ad Campaign

“We are Spotify, and we are for music.” That’s the tagline of a new ad campaign for Spotify, the first major ad campaign from the music streaming service in the U.S. The campaign is the work of NYC-based Droga5, and …

Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report] Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report]

Spotify has become to the go-to source of music entertainment for many people on the Internet, and soon, users may also be watching shows with the service. Business Insider cites “two sources briefed on the company’s plans” as saying the …

Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor] Amazon Is Working With Record Labels On Subscription-Based Music Service [Rumor]

Despite earlier attempts to bring streaming music to the masses, Spotify really nailed the concept when it launched in 2008. Now its the service every company in the business of selling music is trying to copy, including Amazon. The Verge …

Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users

Spotify is removing one of the barriers for users in the U.K. who choose to use the streaming service’s free option. Starting today, users in the U.K. are no longer limited to 5 plays – the cap has been removed. …

New Study Finds That Music Piracy Doesn’t Negatively Affect Sales New Study Finds That Music Piracy Doesn’t Negatively Affect Sales

The music industry will tell you that piracy is the bane of its existence, and that it will end up killing the industry. There’s compelling evidence that suggests this is not the case, but the RIAA and its ilk conveniently …

Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months
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Spotify has tacked on a million paid users just a little over three months. That’s the word from SXSW, where the company has announced that they can now boast 6 million paid subscribers. Back in December, Spotify announced that their …

Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K. Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K.

Spotify is opening up its closed beta for its new web player in the U.K., letting more people have access to the browser-based music streaming experience. We first learned that Spotify was finally planning on launching a web player back …

Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar

Spotify for iOS has just received a makeover, and it brings a new interface that makes navigation, playback, and more a whole lot easier. The first big thing that you’ll notice is that you can now navigate around the app …

Music Piracy Rates Down As More Turn To Streaming Services Music Piracy Rates Down As More Turn To Streaming Services
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The Copyright Alert System is being put into place this week to deter pirates, but it appears that innovative business models are already doing that just fine. A recent NPD report says that music file sharing was down 17 percent …

Google Subscription Music Service Coming In Third Quarter [Report] Google Subscription Music Service Coming In Third Quarter [Report]

Rumors persisted throughout this past weekend that Google is working on a subscription music service that would take on Spotify, Pandora and the like. Bloomberg has since put out a report, citing two people with knowledge of the situation, that …

Windows Phone 8 Finally Gets Spotify Windows Phone 8 Finally Gets Spotify

Windows Phone 8 has faced an uphill climb since it launched late last year. One of the many obstacles on its way to greatness was a lack of quality apps, but that’s been slowly changing. Microsoft announced that popular music …

Grammy Nominees Gotye, Mumford & Sons Win Big According to Spotify Data

So, the Grammys are this Sunday, and Spotify thinks they can predict who the winners will be. Well, not exactly. But what they have done is analyze song and album streams to determine which of the current nominees would win …

Spotify Axes Downloads In Europe Spotify Axes Downloads In Europe

Spotify has become quite popular in the U.S. since it finally launched in 2011 after already achieving such popularity in Europe. One feature we might not get here in the States, however, is the ability to download songs, as the …