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After initially balking, Coldplay’s new album will hit Spotify Friday (Update)

Coldplay's seventh record, reportedly the band's last, will now be available on Spotify, beginning Friday December 11. The album is currently available on Tidal, Apple Music, and Rhapsody, among others.
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Spotify's Your Year in Music recaps your 2015 listening habits

Music streaming giant Spotify has released a new year-end feature called Your Year In Music, which allows users to log in a learn about their top songs, genres, and artists of 2015.
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Minecraft is coming to the Wii U on December 17 | DT Daily 2:03

Minecraft is coming to the Wii U just in time for the holidays, Apple expands its iCloud Music Storage locker capacity to 100,000 tracks, and Spotify has a very special year in music report ready and waiting just for you.
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Pandora CEO: Free on-demand music streaming habit is killing the music industry

The music industry has long been in a state of flux, but it might also be in danger, according to Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews. In a new op-ed, he argues that free on-demand streaming has created a destructive gray market.
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Spotify now reigns supreme as the world’s biggest mobile music streamer

Q3 was kind to Spotify. The company's mobile music streaming apps for both iOS and Android racked up the most active users around the globe, according to a new report. Pandora was dethroned after leading iOS last year.
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Drake crowned as 2015’s most streamed Spotify artist, but Ed Sheeran’s still the king

Canadian rapper Drake topped this year's list of Spotify's most-streamed artists with 1.8 billion plays, but British songwriter Ed Sheeran is still the service's all-time leader, with 3 billion.
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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.
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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.
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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. ……
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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…
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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.
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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.