ARTICLES RELATING TO SPOTIFY

Apple to launch streaming music service?

2015-06-07 10:31

The company is expected to unveil a ramped up music service that builds on the iPhone maker's strengths in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora and other established players.

Kendrick Lamar's new album breaks Spotify record

2015-03-18 10:36

Rapper Kendrick Lamar's latest album has broken the first-day record on Spotify after its surprise early release, the streaming service has said.

Spotify rockets to 15 million paying users

2015-01-14 09:04

Spotify says it has 15 million paying subscribers, boosting claims that its revolutionary and controversial model can work.

Spotify boosts staff as competition heats up

2014-11-19 11:31

Spotify, the world's largest online music streaming service, plans to boost its staff numbers by a third, its co-founder and chief executive has said.

Music streaming signals death of downloads

2014-07-04 18:30

Streaming music is set for growth as mid-year sales statistics show the medium continues to show strong acceleration, at the expense of download sales.

Thom Yorke pulls music from Spotify

2013-07-16 12:06

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has pulled his solo and Atoms For Peace music off Spotify in solidarity with new musicians he says are short-changed by the streaming service.

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

2013-01-08 17:25

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks in the US and UK.

Spotify offers free internet radio in US

2012-06-19 22:20

Internet music start-up Spotify has added a free radio service for iPhone or iPad users in the United States in a direct assault on locally loved Pandora.

Spotify in patent infringement suit

2011-07-30 20:33

Music-streaming service Spotify has been sued for patent infringement by PacketVideo.

 

Spotify plans to enter web video business - report

2015-05-08 12:25

Spotify is laying plans to enter the web video business and has been in discussions with several digital media players about potential partnerships, the Wall Street Journal said.

E-cigarettes, Spotify enter UK inflation basket

2015-03-17 14:45

The price of electronic cigarettes, craft beer and subscriptions to Spotify will go into calculations of British inflation for the first time.

Ed Sheeran is Spotify's most streamed act of 2014

2014-12-05 14:50

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is the year's most streamed artist on Spotify, while Eminem tops the list in the United States.

Spotify teams up with Uber and now offers custom music during taxi rides

2014-11-18 21:10

Alternative taxi service Uber will court its wired clientele with a feature announced on Monday: custom music via internet music streaming service Spotify.

Spotify breach requires Android app upgrades

2014-05-28 08:36

Spotify is requiring people listening to its popular music service on Android devices to install new software as a safeguard against a recent security breach.

Daft Punk sets Spotify record

2013-05-28 17:51

Daft Punk has set another record on Spotify for most streams in a week with their new album, Random Access Memories, beating the 8 million streams Mumford & Sons set with Babel last year.

Spotify to stream music on Samsung TVs

2012-10-10 21:09

Swedish music streaming service Spotify says the South Korean electronics giant Samsung will be first to offer its music catalogue on its Smart TVs in Europe.

Web music sharing comes to SA

2011-09-22 22:35

A web music service for local artists in the mould of Last.fm and Turntable.fm has launched in Stellenbosch.

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