YouTube Music isn’t ready to be your daily music driver just yet 2:03

With Spotify and Apple Music already dominating a music-streaming market will YouTube Music be able to leave it's mark in the genre? We went hands-on in this video review.

Bieber’s new album Purpose smashes One Direction’s Spotify streaming record

Justin Bieber has knocked boy band One Direction off their throne, with Purpose snagging the most streams on Spotify ever in a single week.

Spotify unveils treasure trove of listener data to artists with Fan Insights portal

Spotify launching free tool called Fan Insights portal to give artists and managers detailed analytics on their listeners. Metrics offered include monthly plays of music, fans, location data, demographic info and fan engagement levels. ……

Not so fast, Spotify! Adele will withold 25 from music streamers

Adele has revealed that her new album will not be on music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. The 27 year-old singer was personally involved with the decision, although she hasn’t made a public statement about the…

Partnership places live music company Songkick in the Spotify spotlight

Spotify has partnered with concert discovery company Songkick on a new Concerts feature, which utilizes a user's location and music taste to create a personalized list of the best shows nearby.

With over 500M plays, Major Lazer & DJ Snake’s Lean On is Spotify’s biggest song ever

EDM group Major Lazer & DJ Snake's Lean On overtook Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud to become the most-streamed song on Spotify. The ear worm has amassed 526 million plays on the service since it was released in March. 
Social Media

Facebook’s Music Stories allows iPhone users to share snippets on News Feeds

The social media giant will integrate 30-second clips of songs from Spotify and Apple Music on newsfeeds for its iOS app, making for a convenient way to share streaming music from your iPhone.

Spotify superstar Ed Sheeran claims he doesn’t ‘stream anything ever’

24-year-old English pop superstar Ed Sheeran may be the most-streamed artist on Spotify, but he doesn't use it. While he doesn't understand its popularity, he's grateful for its marketing power. 
Home Theater

3 reasons I’m in love with Apple Music (and the 1 reason I can’t leave Spotify)

Apple Music and Spotify have emerged as counterpoints in the new streaming paradigm, with fans taking sides -- especially Spotify's. But, once you crack the code, there are some very cool reasons to give Apple Music a real shot. And one big…

Getting the ghouls together? Here’s 15 spooky songs to stream this Halloween

Beware, Halloween fans, we have rounded up 15 of the spookiest tracks on Spotify, ranging from classic oldies to modern hip-hop hits, to help creep you into the most monstrous weekend of the year.

Spotify does actually reduce piracy, claims the European Commission

According to a new study conducted by the European Commission, the availability of free music made possible by services like Spotify has indeed curtailed piracy in recent years, but it's not helping the music industry make money.

Spotify’s new In Residence feature takes on Apple’s Beats 1 radio

Spotify has launched a new radio-style playlist feature, which looks to compete with Apple Music's Beats 1 Radio by hiring celebrity musicians to curate new playlists and add commentary.