Advertisements

Spotify review

The way we consume music has changed a lot in the last few years, as more and more people transition to streaming their music instead of buying it outright. If one service has become emblematic of that shift, it’s Spotify. With over 230 million users, 100 million of which are premium users, Spotify is the […]

Advertisements
Read More

Spotify launches real-time lyrics in 26 markets, Spotify Premium Duo for partners

Spotify has recently launched two new things that users might enjoy or want to subscribe to: real-time lyrics for those who want to sing along to words to their favorite songs and a new subscription called Spotify Premium Duo for those two-person households who might have different musical tastes. While they’re still probably the undeniable […]

Read More

Apple Looking to Buy Exclusive Original Podcasts to Compete With Spotify and Promote Apple TV+

Apple is working on original podcasts that will be exclusive to the Podcasts app, and is searching for an executive to lead its podcast efforts, reports Bloomberg. Earlier this year, Bloomberg suggested Apple was developing original podcasts focused on TV shows and movies from its Apple TV+ streaming service, using the podcasts as a way […]

Read More

Spotify Signs ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ Podcast to Exclusive Multi-Year Deal

Spotify has signed a deal to bring comedian Joe Rogan’s hugely popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience over to its streaming platform. (Image credit: POWERFULJRE/YOUTUBE) The deal means that video and audio of each episode will be listed on Spotify from September 1, and that includes an agreement to make the show exclusively available to […]

Read More

Spotify’s Web Player Support for Safari Browser Has Been Restored

Spotify users can once again use Safari to access the streaming service’s web player, following the restoration of support for Apple’s browser this week after over two-and-a-half years of incompatibility. A Spotify support page explaining how to use the web player includes a list of supported web browsers, which has been updated to include Apple’s […]

Read More

Spotify’s CEO Expects Apple to Further ‘Open Up’ After EU Antitrust Complaint

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek today told Bloomberg that he expects Apple to further “open up” in long term following the antitrust complaint Spotify filed with the European Union last year. In the complaint, Spotify said that Apple enforces App Store rules that “purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience,” […]

Read More

Apple Music Was Second Biggest Global Music Streaming Service in 2019

Global online music streaming subscriptions were up 32 percent year-over-year in 2019, hitting 358 million subscribers, according to new estimates shared today by Counterpoint Research. Spotify was the market leader with a 31 percent share of total revenue and a 35 percent share of total paid subscriptions, while Apple Music earned the second place slot […]

Read More