All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Spotify’

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 Random Access Memories launched on Spotify on May 21st, having spent the previous week available as a free stream on …

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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, feature both the top 50 most-streamed tracks of the week and the top 50 most-shared tracks of the week. They’re …

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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 reports that Google has signed a deal with Universal Music and Sony Music as part of its plans to debut …

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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 Tunigo. All Things D reports the buy, which is for an undisclosed amount. Tunigo is a music discovery app that …

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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 thrilled to announce that we’re bringing a new world of music to eight new markets across the globe,” says Spotify. …

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What Do You Think of Spotify’s New Logo?

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 new (right). The new logo is definitely more straightforward and more mature looking. The “o” has been put back in …

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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 it will feature TV, digital, and social media spots. This is the first of the three new ads, called “For …

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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 company is planning on investing in original video content that would compete with providers like Netflix and HBO. From the …

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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 reports that Amazon is currently in talks with record labels on setting up its own subscription-based music service. If successful, …

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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. Until now, Spotify Free users in the U.K. could only stream a specific track 5 times before it was removed …

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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 ignore such research. Some new research came out today, however, that the music industry will have a hard time ignoring. …

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Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months

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 paid subscriber total had hit 5 million. In July 2012, it was 4 million. And back in January of 2012, …

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