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There’s just no telling how far they’ll go.
Spotify Technology SA is shutting down a program that allowed independent artists to upload their music directly to the music streaming service, a win for record labels and smaller distributors.
Music streaming service Spotify has hit 100 million subscribers to its premium streaming service in the first quarter, more than double the number of nearest rival Apple.
Spotify Technology SA has gained the most in seven weeks after reports that the music streaming service has already added more than one million users in India.
Spotify is making a bigger bet on podcasts as it looks to bring a Netflix-like model of original programs to the audio world.
We compare the prices and functionality of the different music streaming services available in South Africa: Apple Music, Spotify, Joox, Google Play, Deezer, Simfy Africa , and Jay-Z Tidal.
Spotify shares took a hit after a disappointing growth outlook offset the first-ever quarterly profit posted by the streaming music sector leader.
Artists and record companies lose $2.7bn (about R39bn) in revenue annually because small business owners typically stream music from personal accounts at cafes or barber shops rather than a commercial-use license.
In a move with the power to shake up the music industry, Spotify has announced that it will allow select artists to upload songs directly without record labels or distributors.
For a while it seemed the music industry was in critical condition. Then streaming services came along, a natural enough flow of events – but one that finally gave consumers what they wanted, writes Chris Cheetham.
The Spotify Lite app, which runs on Android phones, will appeal to users who are limited by data plans and slower networks, especially in regions like Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, the company said in a statement.
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South Africa is second on the list of countries with most notable streaming growth.
This is the most streamed track by South African audiences over the recent summer holiday.
This is roughly 5c per stream on Spotify, and 11c a stream on Apple Music, not quite enough to pay the bills.
To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, Spotify is offering new users Spotify Premium for just R5.99.
The streaming site is remembering HHP through his music.
If you are listening to music, chances are you're on YouTube.
If you’re struggling to choose a music streaming service that suits your lifestyle then this quiz might be just the thing for you!
Spotify rescinded a short-lived policy that penalised artists for misconduct, bowing to pressure from irate musicians and record labels, Bloomberg reports.
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