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WIRED
1 month ago
Tech industry

Android Now Lets You Edit Text Messages

Android Messages on Google's Android platform now allows editing messages after they've been sent. [ more ]
#car-thing
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify won't open-source Car Thing, but starts refund process

Spotify will refund Car Thing owners despite initially stating they would brick the devices, causing confusion and leading to a lawsuit. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify is refunding Car Thing owners before bricking their devices

Spotify is offering refunds for Car Thing dashboard accessory, discontinued after five months, users need to provide proof of purchase for refund. [ more ]
Engadget
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify now says it will refund Car Thing purchases

Spotify is quietly offering refunds for the Car Thing device set to be bricked on December 9, 2024. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify begins offering Car Thing refunds as it faces lawsuit over bricking the streaming device | TechCrunch

Spotify facing backlash for discontinuing Car Thing in-car streaming device, causing discontent among users seeking support or refunds. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify kills Car Thing in product streamlining; "We understand it may be disappointing." Yup. - RAIN News

Spotify's discontinuation of Car Thing has left users frustrated and safety concerns unaddressed. [ more ]
Pitchfork
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify to Brick Its Own "Car Thing" Device, Won't Offer Refunds

Spotify is discontinuing Car Thing after using it to learn about car listening habits. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify won't open-source Car Thing, but starts refund process

Spotify will refund Car Thing owners despite initially stating they would brick the devices, causing confusion and leading to a lawsuit. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify is refunding Car Thing owners before bricking their devices

Spotify is offering refunds for Car Thing dashboard accessory, discontinued after five months, users need to provide proof of purchase for refund. [ more ]
Engadget
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify now says it will refund Car Thing purchases

Spotify is quietly offering refunds for the Car Thing device set to be bricked on December 9, 2024. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify begins offering Car Thing refunds as it faces lawsuit over bricking the streaming device | TechCrunch

Spotify facing backlash for discontinuing Car Thing in-car streaming device, causing discontent among users seeking support or refunds. [ more ]
RAIN News
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify kills Car Thing in product streamlining; "We understand it may be disappointing." Yup. - RAIN News

Spotify's discontinuation of Car Thing has left users frustrated and safety concerns unaddressed. [ more ]
Pitchfork
1 month ago
Cars

Spotify to Brick Its Own "Car Thing" Device, Won't Offer Refunds

Spotify is discontinuing Car Thing after using it to learn about car listening habits. [ more ]
morecar-thing
#music-industry
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Tech industry

Spotify hikes subscription price in France by 1.2% to match new music-streaming tax | TechCrunch

Spotify increased premium subscription price in France by 1.2% to match the music-streaming levy imposed by the government. [ more ]
Consequence
2 months ago
Music

Steve Albini's bands Shellac and Big Black return to Spotify

Albini's band Shellac's and Big Black's discographies have returned to Spotify post his demise despite his previous criticisms of the platform. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Tech industry

Watch: Spotify's move to paywall lyrics is putting pressure on free users

Spotify is moving lyrics behind its paid service wall to incentivize free users to upgrade. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift and 'Tortured Poets' smash the Spotify album streaming record

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' sets a new single-day streaming record on Spotify with over 300 million streams. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Music

Spotify is developing a remix feature to rival sped-up TikTok tunes

Spotify is developing remixing features inspired by TikTok to empower subscribers in editing tracks for customized listening experiences. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Music

RAIN Notes: Wednesday, April 10 - RAIN News

High volume uploading of unowned music causing streaming fraud issues
Legitimate artists facing consequences of streaming fraud despite innocence [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Tech industry

Spotify hikes subscription price in France by 1.2% to match new music-streaming tax | TechCrunch

Spotify increased premium subscription price in France by 1.2% to match the music-streaming levy imposed by the government. [ more ]
Consequence
2 months ago
Music

Steve Albini's bands Shellac and Big Black return to Spotify

Albini's band Shellac's and Big Black's discographies have returned to Spotify post his demise despite his previous criticisms of the platform. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Tech industry

Watch: Spotify's move to paywall lyrics is putting pressure on free users

Spotify is moving lyrics behind its paid service wall to incentivize free users to upgrade. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift and 'Tortured Poets' smash the Spotify album streaming record

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' sets a new single-day streaming record on Spotify with over 300 million streams. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Music

Spotify is developing a remix feature to rival sped-up TikTok tunes

Spotify is developing remixing features inspired by TikTok to empower subscribers in editing tracks for customized listening experiences. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Music

RAIN Notes: Wednesday, April 10 - RAIN News

High volume uploading of unowned music causing streaming fraud issues
Legitimate artists facing consequences of streaming fraud despite innocence [ more ]
moremusic-industry
#podcasts
Exchangewire
1 month ago
Marketing

Privacy Sandbox APIs Temporarily Unavailable; Sports Podcasts on Spotify See Growth of 74%; Amazon Unveils New Ad Tech Features

Privacy Sandbox APIs faced temporary unavailability due to Chrome testing setup misconfiguration, raising concerns about Google's cookie replacement stability. Spotify reports significant growth in sports and news podcasts. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Spotify Is Ready to Compete for Video Advertising

Spotify is expanding its video content inventory to attract advertising beyond audio budgets. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Music

Spotify launches Miniplayer for Mac and Windows

The Miniplayer feature on Spotify allows for maximum control with minimal intrusion.
It supports music, podcasts, and video content, and can float over other applications. [ more ]
Exchangewire
1 month ago
Marketing

Privacy Sandbox APIs Temporarily Unavailable; Sports Podcasts on Spotify See Growth of 74%; Amazon Unveils New Ad Tech Features

Privacy Sandbox APIs faced temporary unavailability due to Chrome testing setup misconfiguration, raising concerns about Google's cookie replacement stability. Spotify reports significant growth in sports and news podcasts. [ more ]
Adweek
2 months ago
Marketing

Spotify Is Ready to Compete for Video Advertising

Spotify is expanding its video content inventory to attract advertising beyond audio budgets. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Music

Spotify launches Miniplayer for Mac and Windows

The Miniplayer feature on Spotify allows for maximum control with minimal intrusion.
It supports music, podcasts, and video content, and can float over other applications. [ more ]
morepodcasts
WIRED
1 month ago
Music

Spotify Hates Albums. Here's How to Fix That

Having control over playlist order preference is limited, but users can sequence albums by the same artist by playing through the discography from the artist's profile. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

EXCLUSIVE: Spotify experiments with an AI DJ that speaks Spanish

Spotify is developing a Spanish-speaking AI DJ, expanding its AI features beyond English to cater to a wider demographic. [ more ]
#apple
GSMArena.com
1 month ago
Apple

Apple is challenging the 1.8 billion antitrust fine related to a Spotify complaint

Apple fined $2B by EU over antitrust complaint from Spotify. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Why Spotify is still fighting with Apple in Europe

Spotify's legal battle with Apple in the EU over App Store restrictions has intensified, leading to changes in the music streaming service's interface and pricing information. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Apple

Apple once again blocks Spotify's EU app update

Spotify's iOS app update rejected by Apple in EU due to refusal to pay 30% entitlement commission for in-app purchases. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Tech industry

Spotify claims Apple wants 'tax' for in-app pricing tweak

Apple rejected Spotify update informing users of payment options outside App Store. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Apple

Spotify is struggling to get Apple to approve its iOS updates in the EU

Spotify's latest iOS app version in the EU provides pricing information outside Apple's system, complying with EU ruling. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

The DOJ's case against Apple adds to a growing pile of antitrust problems for Cupertino | TechCrunch

Apple faces antitrust scrutiny globally
EU fined Apple close to $2 billion in a case from Spotify complaints [ more ]
GSMArena.com
1 month ago
Apple

Apple is challenging the 1.8 billion antitrust fine related to a Spotify complaint

Apple fined $2B by EU over antitrust complaint from Spotify. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Why Spotify is still fighting with Apple in Europe

Spotify's legal battle with Apple in the EU over App Store restrictions has intensified, leading to changes in the music streaming service's interface and pricing information. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Apple

Apple once again blocks Spotify's EU app update

Spotify's iOS app update rejected by Apple in EU due to refusal to pay 30% entitlement commission for in-app purchases. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Tech industry

Spotify claims Apple wants 'tax' for in-app pricing tweak

Apple rejected Spotify update informing users of payment options outside App Store. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Apple

Spotify is struggling to get Apple to approve its iOS updates in the EU

Spotify's latest iOS app version in the EU provides pricing information outside Apple's system, complying with EU ruling. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

The DOJ's case against Apple adds to a growing pile of antitrust problems for Cupertino | TechCrunch

Apple faces antitrust scrutiny globally
EU fined Apple close to $2 billion in a case from Spotify complaints [ more ]
moreapple
Consequence
1 month ago
Music

Hoobastank's "The Reason" hits one billion streams on Spotify

Hoobastank's song 'The Reason' has reached one billion streams on Spotify after 20 years of its release. [ more ]
The Verge
1 month ago
Graphic design

Spotify made its own font, and it's going everywhere inside the app

Spotify's new bespoke typeface, Spotify Mix, merges classic and contemporary styles, incorporating shapes of sound waves for a unique look and better brand integration. [ more ]
Defector
1 month ago
Writing

How Many Times Is Too Many Times? | Defector

Caroline Polachek's song 'Starburned and Unkissed' from the film 'I Saw the TV Glow' left a profound impact with its unique sound. [ more ]
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Intellectual Property Law
2 months ago
Tech industry

MLC Expands Blanket License Enforcement Campaign With Lawsuit Against Spotify

Spotify faces allegations of underpaid royalties by MLC, highlighting concerns over royalty reporting responsibilities and bundled subscription offerings. [ more ]
Relay FM
2 months ago
Digital life

Clockwise #554: Dealee Bobs - Relay FM

Discussing Apple Watch, Spotify Daylists, Google's AI features, and essential travel tech. [ more ]
#backstage
InfoQ
2 months ago
DevOps

Spotify Supercharges Backstage IDPs with New Products

Spotify introduces new products to enhance internal developer portals with Backstage. [ more ]
DevOps.com
2 months ago
DevOps

Spotify to Providex Opinionated Instance of Backstage IDP - DevOps.com

Spotify offers a commercially available instance of its internal developer portal (IDP) based on the Backstage platform. [ more ]
InfoQ
2 months ago
DevOps

Spotify Supercharges Backstage IDPs with New Products

Spotify introduces new products to enhance internal developer portals with Backstage. [ more ]
DevOps.com
2 months ago
DevOps

Spotify to Providex Opinionated Instance of Backstage IDP - DevOps.com

Spotify offers a commercially available instance of its internal developer portal (IDP) based on the Backstage platform. [ more ]
morebackstage
#taylor-swift
Bustle
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift Has Already Made History 10 Times With 'TTPD'

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' has broken numerous records, including becoming the most pre-saved album on Spotify and the most streamed album in a single day. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift ties with Madonna in historic chart record

Taylor Swift tied with Madonna for most number-one albums by a female artist in the UK. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift hits 1bn Spotify streams in a week with Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift's album The Tortured Poets Department made history by reaching 1 billion Spotify streams in a week. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Swifties queue up for special letter from singer in boost for UK's Record Store Day

Taylor Swift fans queued for limited edition notes at Record Store Day, celebrating independent retailers. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift's new album becomes Spotify's most-streamed in a day

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' broke Spotify records with most streams and most-streamed artist in a day. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift's 3 New 'Tortured Poets' Spotify Streaming Records Are Wild

Taylor Swift breaks multiple streaming records on Spotify with her album 'The Tortured Poets Department' within 24 hours of release. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift Has Already Made History 10 Times With 'TTPD'

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' has broken numerous records, including becoming the most pre-saved album on Spotify and the most streamed album in a single day. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift ties with Madonna in historic chart record

Taylor Swift tied with Madonna for most number-one albums by a female artist in the UK. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift hits 1bn Spotify streams in a week with Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift's album The Tortured Poets Department made history by reaching 1 billion Spotify streams in a week. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Swifties queue up for special letter from singer in boost for UK's Record Store Day

Taylor Swift fans queued for limited edition notes at Record Store Day, celebrating independent retailers. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift's new album becomes Spotify's most-streamed in a day

Taylor Swift's album 'The Tortured Poets Department' broke Spotify records with most streams and most-streamed artist in a day. [ more ]
Bustle
2 months ago
Music

Taylor Swift's 3 New 'Tortured Poets' Spotify Streaming Records Are Wild

Taylor Swift breaks multiple streaming records on Spotify with her album 'The Tortured Poets Department' within 24 hours of release. [ more ]
moretaylor-swift
Marketing Dive
2 months ago
Marketing

Budweiser turns songs mentioning the brand into targeted ads on Spotify

Budweiser's 'UninterruptAds' turns songs mentioning the brand on Spotify into targeted ads to reach users without interrupting music. [ more ]
#expansion
The Verge
2 months ago
Music

Spotify's shortform videos could spread to more parts of the app

Spotify is testing short video clips on playlist pages to expand artist-fan communication and promotion. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Online learning

Spotify tries its hand at offering video learning courses

Spotify expands beyond music with educational video courses in the UK.
Users can access video courses from educational tech companies through Spotify, alongside music, podcasts, and audiobooks. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Music

Spotify's shortform videos could spread to more parts of the app

Spotify is testing short video clips on playlist pages to expand artist-fan communication and promotion. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Online learning

Spotify tries its hand at offering video learning courses

Spotify expands beyond music with educational video courses in the UK.
Users can access video courses from educational tech companies through Spotify, alongside music, podcasts, and audiobooks. [ more ]
moreexpansion
TechCrunch
2 months ago
JavaScript

Spotify's getting serious about its enterprise and dev tools business play | TechCrunch

Spotify's Backstage platform, introduced in 2016, was made open source in 2020, and has been monetized since 2022. They offer enterprise support and services. [ more ]
#boycott
ajc
2 months ago
Marketing

Republican U.S. House committee seeks records from Coca-Cola in 'censorship' probe

Spotify faced boycott calls, musicians pulled songs, advertisers silent. Jordan investigates Coke, antitrust actions. Committee targets online censorship of conservative views. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young returns his music to Spotify, 'except for the full sound we created

Neil Young is bringing his music back to Spotify after a two-year boycott over medical misinformation on the platform.
Young's return to Spotify is influenced by the presence of similar misinformation on other streaming platforms like Apple and Amazon. [ more ]
ajc
2 months ago
Marketing

Republican U.S. House committee seeks records from Coca-Cola in 'censorship' probe

Spotify faced boycott calls, musicians pulled songs, advertisers silent. Jordan investigates Coke, antitrust actions. Committee targets online censorship of conservative views. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young returns his music to Spotify, 'except for the full sound we created

Neil Young is bringing his music back to Spotify after a two-year boycott over medical misinformation on the platform.
Young's return to Spotify is influenced by the presence of similar misinformation on other streaming platforms like Apple and Amazon. [ more ]
moreboycott
RAIN News
2 months ago
Podcast

Spotify exits the IAB; podcasting particularly affected; a signal of extraordinay self-sufficiency - RAIN News

Spotify is no longer represented on the IAB's list of compliant podcast companies, showcasing a bold move towards self-sufficiency. [ more ]
InfoQ
2 months ago
DevOps

QCon London: Spreading Ownership and Delivering Value with Spotify Plugins

Backstage architecture evolved for extensibility [ more ]
#podcasting
RAIN News
3 months ago
Data science

14.5M to 1k across 758 shows: The Podglomerate gets (us) drunk on follower data - RAIN News

The Podglomerate released an extensive statistical roundup of Spotify's Top Followed Podcasts in March 2024, showcasing data on 758 podcasts and an overall follower count of 191,623,000. [ more ]
Defector
3 months ago
Podcast

If You Love Podcasts, Dump Spotify | Defector

Spotify's aggressive move to dominate podcasting could have negative implications for independent creators. [ more ]
RAIN News
3 months ago
Data science

14.5M to 1k across 758 shows: The Podglomerate gets (us) drunk on follower data - RAIN News

The Podglomerate released an extensive statistical roundup of Spotify's Top Followed Podcasts in March 2024, showcasing data on 758 podcasts and an overall follower count of 191,623,000. [ more ]
Defector
3 months ago
Podcast

If You Love Podcasts, Dump Spotify | Defector

Spotify's aggressive move to dominate podcasting could have negative implications for independent creators. [ more ]
morepodcasting
#barcelona
sportslens.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barcelona To Honor Karol G With Special Edition Kit For Clash Against Real Madrid

Barcelona wears special edition kit featuring popular artists' logos for specific matches, sponsored by Spotify. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barcelona to wear limited-edition Spotify kit against Real Madrid - following Drake and Rolling Stones success

Barcelona partners with Spotify for a limited-edition shirt featuring Karol G's logo during a match against Real Madrid. [ more ]
sportslens.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barcelona To Honor Karol G With Special Edition Kit For Clash Against Real Madrid

Barcelona wears special edition kit featuring popular artists' logos for specific matches, sponsored by Spotify. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
3 months ago
FC Barcelona

Barcelona to wear limited-edition Spotify kit against Real Madrid - following Drake and Rolling Stones success

Barcelona partners with Spotify for a limited-edition shirt featuring Karol G's logo during a match against Real Madrid. [ more ]
morebarcelona
RAIN News
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify extends AI playlisting with, well, "AI Playlist" - RAIN News

Spotify is shifting towards AI-powered playlist creation due to recent staff layoffs.
The company introduced AI algorithms like 'DJ,' 'daylist,' and 'AI Playlist' for personalized content selection. [ more ]
#music-streaming
Quartz
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify's new AI playlist tool has been dubbed 'Spotify's ChatGPT'

Spotify launches AI tool for text prompt playlists.
Competitors like Apple and Amazon are also exploring AI in music streaming. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify launches AI Playlist allowing users to create playlists with prompt

Spotify introduces AI playlists for Premium users in the UK and Australia with personalized prompts.
Users can create custom playlists using prompts based on various themes like locations, activities, and more. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify's new AI tool creates playlists for any setting or feeling you ask for

AI Playlist feature allows creating playlists using text prompts beyond genre or artists.
Users can experiment with prompts that include moods, genres, artists, or timeframes to get personalized playlist suggestions. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify tests AI-generated playlists based on text prompts

Spotify introduces AI Playlist feature for creating playlists based on simple prompts like moods or activities.
Users can access AI Playlist beta feature as Premium subscribers in the UK and Australia, available on Android and iOS devices. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Music

The Retro Music Genre That Will Change Your Life

Rock music may be somewhat embarrassing, but it has artful examples worth appreciating.
Spotify's algorithm favors softer music for passive plays, missing the mark on classic rock enthusiasts. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
4 months ago
Music

12 Significant Ways TIDAL is Better Than Spotify

TIDAL offers lossless audio quality with FLAC and MQA streaming
TIDAL provides exclusive content, higher artist payouts, and expertly curated playlists. [ more ]
Quartz
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify's new AI playlist tool has been dubbed 'Spotify's ChatGPT'

Spotify launches AI tool for text prompt playlists.
Competitors like Apple and Amazon are also exploring AI in music streaming. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify launches AI Playlist allowing users to create playlists with prompt

Spotify introduces AI playlists for Premium users in the UK and Australia with personalized prompts.
Users can create custom playlists using prompts based on various themes like locations, activities, and more. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify's new AI tool creates playlists for any setting or feeling you ask for

AI Playlist feature allows creating playlists using text prompts beyond genre or artists.
Users can experiment with prompts that include moods, genres, artists, or timeframes to get personalized playlist suggestions. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify tests AI-generated playlists based on text prompts

Spotify introduces AI Playlist feature for creating playlists based on simple prompts like moods or activities.
Users can access AI Playlist beta feature as Premium subscribers in the UK and Australia, available on Android and iOS devices. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Music

The Retro Music Genre That Will Change Your Life

Rock music may be somewhat embarrassing, but it has artful examples worth appreciating.
Spotify's algorithm favors softer music for passive plays, missing the mark on classic rock enthusiasts. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
4 months ago
Music

12 Significant Ways TIDAL is Better Than Spotify

TIDAL offers lossless audio quality with FLAC and MQA streaming
TIDAL provides exclusive content, higher artist payouts, and expertly curated playlists. [ more ]
moremusic-streaming
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Spotify launches personalized AI playlists that you can build using prompts | TechCrunch

Spotify introduces AI playlists based on user prompts.
Users can customize and refine playlists using prompts and commands. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Music

'Total Eclipse of the Heart' singer Bonnie Tyler feels extra love for her hit song ahead of the eclipse

Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' gains popularity during solar eclipse events with increased Spotify playlist additions and iTunes downloads.
Tyler, despite a 40-year career success, continues to delight audiences with her iconic song during live performances. [ more ]
Adweek
3 months ago
Marketing

Spotify Unveils Spotify Live Experiences, Its First Events Sponsorship Product

Spotify introduces Live Experiences for brand integration at events.
Events sponsorships aim to enhance advertiser interactions with Spotify's community. [ more ]
#music-videos
Lindsey Gamble
3 months ago
Marketing

Spotify and Universal Music Group Expand Partnership to Include Music Videos, Promotional Tools, and Social Features - Lindsey Gamble

Spotify and UMG partnership expands music video and promotional features.
UMG aims to offset benefits lost on TikTok with Spotify partnership. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Marketing

After spat with TikTok, UMG expands Spotify partnership to include music videos and more | TechCrunch

UMG expands strategic relationship with Spotify to include music videos in the U.S.
New features will focus on music discovery, social interaction, and enhanced fan experiences. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos to its streaming platform

Spotify introduces music videos for Premium subscribers in select countries.
Users can switch to video mode for supported music tracks and watch in full screen on various devices. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
Music

Spotify rolls out music videos to Premium subscribers in 11 markets

Spotify is rolling out music videos in 11 markets with a limited catalog featuring global and local artists.
To watch music videos, users need to be in the specified markets and be Premium subscribers. The feature is available on iOS, Android, website, and TV apps. [ more ]
Engadget
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos in 11 countries, but not the US

Spotify introduces music videos for premium subscribers, starting with select tracks and global markets.
Users can easily switch between music videos and audio on the now-playing screen. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos in some countries | TechCrunch

Spotify adds music videos to mobile and desktop apps in select markets.
Music videos only accessible in beta in certain countries with premium subscriptions required. [ more ]
Lindsey Gamble
3 months ago
Marketing

Spotify and Universal Music Group Expand Partnership to Include Music Videos, Promotional Tools, and Social Features - Lindsey Gamble

Spotify and UMG partnership expands music video and promotional features.
UMG aims to offset benefits lost on TikTok with Spotify partnership. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Marketing

After spat with TikTok, UMG expands Spotify partnership to include music videos and more | TechCrunch

UMG expands strategic relationship with Spotify to include music videos in the U.S.
New features will focus on music discovery, social interaction, and enhanced fan experiences. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos to its streaming platform

Spotify introduces music videos for Premium subscribers in select countries.
Users can switch to video mode for supported music tracks and watch in full screen on various devices. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
Music

Spotify rolls out music videos to Premium subscribers in 11 markets

Spotify is rolling out music videos in 11 markets with a limited catalog featuring global and local artists.
To watch music videos, users need to be in the specified markets and be Premium subscribers. The feature is available on iOS, Android, website, and TV apps. [ more ]
Engadget
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos in 11 countries, but not the US

Spotify introduces music videos for premium subscribers, starting with select tracks and global markets.
Users can easily switch between music videos and audio on the now-playing screen. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Music

Spotify adds music videos in some countries | TechCrunch

Spotify adds music videos to mobile and desktop apps in select markets.
Music videos only accessible in beta in certain countries with premium subscriptions required. [ more ]
moremusic-videos
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing tech

The European Commission to Investigate Alphabet, Apple, and Meta for DMA Non-Compliance; Spotify Testing Video Learning Courses; 2024 Political Ad Spend to Nearly Triple 2016 Spend

The European Commission is investigating Alphabet, Apple, and Meta for DMA non-compliance
Spotify is introducing video learning courses to its platform [ more ]
#joni-mitchell
The Verge
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell is back on Spotify just like Neil Young - because Joe Rogan isn't going anywhere

Joni Mitchell's pivotal albums, including 'Blue,' are back on Spotify after controversy.
Neil Young returns to Spotify despite criticizing its sound quality and Joe Rogan's podcast. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young and returns to Spotify

Joni Mitchell returns to Spotify after a protest against COVID-19 misinformation spread by Joe Rogan and others.
Neil Young rejoins Spotify after Rogan's podcast is no longer exclusive to the platform. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell Returns Music to Spotify After Two-Year Protest

Neil Young ended Spotify boycott after Rogan deal ended
Joni Mitchell rejoined Spotify along with Young [ more ]
Vulture
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young Make Their Way Back to Spotify

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young protested Spotify due to Covid misinformation from Joe Rogan
Both Mitchell and Young resumed streaming on Spotify after Rogan moved to other platforms [ more ]
Consequence
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell's music is back on Spotify

Joni Mitchell's music is back on Spotify with all major studio albums available.
Mitchell had pulled her music in support of Neil Young's protest against Spotify's exclusive deal with Joe Rogan. [ more ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell is back on Spotify just like Neil Young - because Joe Rogan isn't going anywhere

Joni Mitchell's pivotal albums, including 'Blue,' are back on Spotify after controversy.
Neil Young returns to Spotify despite criticizing its sound quality and Joe Rogan's podcast. [ more ]
Engadget
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young and returns to Spotify

Joni Mitchell returns to Spotify after a protest against COVID-19 misinformation spread by Joe Rogan and others.
Neil Young rejoins Spotify after Rogan's podcast is no longer exclusive to the platform. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell Returns Music to Spotify After Two-Year Protest

Neil Young ended Spotify boycott after Rogan deal ended
Joni Mitchell rejoined Spotify along with Young [ more ]
Vulture
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young Make Their Way Back to Spotify

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young protested Spotify due to Covid misinformation from Joe Rogan
Both Mitchell and Young resumed streaming on Spotify after Rogan moved to other platforms [ more ]
Consequence
3 months ago
Music

Joni Mitchell's music is back on Spotify

Joni Mitchell's music is back on Spotify with all major studio albums available.
Mitchell had pulled her music in support of Neil Young's protest against Spotify's exclusive deal with Joe Rogan. [ more ]
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RAIN News
3 months ago
Podcast

Spotify launches "Podcast Streams," a listener targeting program for podcasters at all levels - RAIN News

Behavior signals are central to Spotify's Podcast Streams targeting
Podcast Streams offer advanced targeting tools and clickable call-to-action cards [ more ]
www.esquire.com
4 months ago
Music

Who Curates Playlists at Spotify? J.J. Italiano on New Music Friday, More

The dream job of curating playlists is a reality at Spotify with J.J. Italiano as the Head of Global Music Curation & Discovery.
Italiano's role involves selecting tracks for major playlists like New Music Friday and Today's Top Hits, with a focus on understanding the nuances of music and engaging in dialogue with genre specialists. [ more ]
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RAIN News
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young plans Spotify return as the reason for it (Joe Rogan) becomes universal - RAIN News

Neil Young will return to Spotify after a high-profile boycott due to Joe Rogan controversy.
Young's return is influenced by the spread of Rogan's content on other platforms leading to his music being available on Spotify again. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young to return music to Spotify as he attacks disinformation' across streaming services

Neil Young is returning his music to Spotify after a two-year absence due to the platform hosting Joe Rogan's podcast with alleged Covid misinformation.
Spotify faced criticism for allowing Joe Rogan's alleged misinformation to spread, prompting Young and others to take action by removing music from the platform. [ more ]
Engadget
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young is returning to Spotify after boycotting it over Joe Rogan's vaccine comments

Neil Young returned to Spotify due to Joe Rogan's podcast no longer being exclusive.
Young advocates for improved sound quality on Spotify and mentions Quobuz and Tidal for presenting his songs in high-res. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young announces his unenthusiastic return to Spotify

Neil Young has reluctantly decided to make his music available on Spotify again despite previous protest.
Young returned to Spotify due to similar concerns with Apple and Amazon, hoping Spotify's sound quality will improve. [ more ]
RAIN News
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young plans Spotify return as the reason for it (Joe Rogan) becomes universal - RAIN News

Neil Young will return to Spotify after a high-profile boycott due to Joe Rogan controversy.
Young's return is influenced by the spread of Rogan's content on other platforms leading to his music being available on Spotify again. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young to return music to Spotify as he attacks disinformation' across streaming services

Neil Young is returning his music to Spotify after a two-year absence due to the platform hosting Joe Rogan's podcast with alleged Covid misinformation.
Spotify faced criticism for allowing Joe Rogan's alleged misinformation to spread, prompting Young and others to take action by removing music from the platform. [ more ]
Engadget
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young is returning to Spotify after boycotting it over Joe Rogan's vaccine comments

Neil Young returned to Spotify due to Joe Rogan's podcast no longer being exclusive.
Young advocates for improved sound quality on Spotify and mentions Quobuz and Tidal for presenting his songs in high-res. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Neil Young announces his unenthusiastic return to Spotify

Neil Young has reluctantly decided to make his music available on Spotify again despite previous protest.
Young returned to Spotify due to similar concerns with Apple and Amazon, hoping Spotify's sound quality will improve. [ more ]
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Billboard
4 months ago
Marketing

Sawyer Hill Went Viral on Instagram - And Everyone Wants to Know How

Instagram engagement surpassed TikTok for musician Sawyer Hill
Music industry exploring marketing alternatives to TikTok [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Music

Ariana Grande's 98-year-old grandmother becomes oldest person to chart on Spotify

Ariana Grande's 98-year-old grandmother becomes oldest Spotify charting artist with featured vocals.
Grande's album 'eternal sunshine' receives positive feedback but described as slightly unfocused. [ more ]
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