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A new report has found that music streaming services are unlikely to make sufficient "excess profits" to improve paying artists.


According to the independent study...

Netflix releases fictionalised show about Spotify: Watch

The Playlist, the Swedish series about the creation of Spotify, is out now on Netflix.


The fictionalised show, based on the 2021 book by Swedish...

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Spotify has launched a new website to sell concert tickets directly to fans, Pitchfork reports


Launched on Wednesday, August 10th, the streaming giant launched a...

Heardle

Spotify has acquired Heardle, the Wordle-inspired viral online music game which sees players tasked with guessing a song in six attempts based on its opening notes. ...

Steve Aoki Spotify NFT

Spotify has been testing an NFT gallery for artist profiles in the US.


As Music Ally reports, the music streaming giant has been trialling the...

Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia have become the first act to livestream on Spotify as part of the streaming platform's new Spotify Live venture.


The EDM trio...

Spotify's Noteable x DJ Mag at Miami Music Week

DJ Mag has teamed up with Spotify's Noteable to present a livestream during Miami Music Week.


The show takes place at Spotify's pop-up Miami studio...

Anz launches 24-hour station, All Hours Radio, on Spotify

Anz has launched a 24-hour radio station via Spotify, called All Hours Radio.


Taking its name from last year's Ninja Tune-released 'All Hours' EP...

The lossless version of Spotify was announced in Feb 2021

Spotify’s HiFi tier, which promised “CD-quality” streaming, has been delayed indefinitely. The new subscription alternative, which was announced in February 2021 and rivals alternatives from...

The ‘Karaoke’ feature was discovered by a Reddit user

Spotify may soon let users control the levels of a vocal in any of the tracks in their catalogue. A leaked screengrab shows the Mac...

Live Nation reported one of the more significant gender pay gaps at 34.3%

Six major music companies - Universal Music, Warner Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Apple and Live Nation - have reported an average gender pay gap of...

The new mixes category will be available in eight territories

Spotify has added DJ mixes to its streaming platform, allowing DJs to add full-length mixes to the service. Initially, the mixes are launching in eight...

With the vast majority signed to major labels 

Just 0.4 percent of artists in the UK make a living from streaming plays of their music, according to a new study. 

The research —...

Spotify Plus gives users unlimited skips and on-demand listening, but still includes ads

Spotify is trailing a new 99¢ subscription that still includes ads but allows users unlimited skips and on-demand listening. According to The Verge, the...

Only 870 artists made more than $1 million through the platform in 2020

A new study has found that the highest-streamed artists on Spotify struggle to make a significant income from the streaming platform.

A report for Rolling Stone...

The streaming giant acquired live audio platform Locker Room back in March

Spotify has launched a new Clubhouse competitor service called Spotify Greenroom. The new service mimics Clubhouse’s functionality of live audio discussion ‘rooms’, allowing listeners to...

The new feature is being rolled out with a series of concerts with the Black Keys and more

Spotify is launching a new feature that lets artists stream ticketed concerts straight into the Swedish giants’ platform. Fans can buy tickets for the concerts...

The new Mixes playlists will replace the current Daily Mix 

Spotify has introduced a new Made for You playlist type called Mixes, a machine-learning selection of tracks based on your previous listening and songs Spotify...

The streaming giants acquired the parent company of existing live audio app Locker Room

Spotify is launching its own version of the live audio social network Clubhouse. The invite-only iOS app has exploded over the past few months and...

It follows the launch of the Justice at Spotify campaign last year

Demonstrations have been held outside Spotify offices worldwide, as musicians demand increased royalties and transparency from the streaming platform.

Earlier this week (15th), artists and...