Watch out, Apple Music and Tidal: Spotify has hired Troy Carter as its global head of creative services. In the new role, the famed music manager will work with artists on exclusive and original content.
Musixmatch's lyrics are no longer available on Spotify's desktop app. The companies are ending a multiyear partnership due to business differences, leaving users to hum along to songs until the streamer finds a solution.
If you find yourself frequently heading to Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist to find new music, you're not alone. More than 40 million users have used the custom playlist since it launched in July 2015.
Spotify's Premium service just got better for big families, with its previously complicated Family Plan getting an update that brings one price for up to six family members, similar to Apple Music's pricing for families.
Canadian rapper Drake has now topped Canadian pop star Justin Bieber as the most streamed musician on Spotify, with massive play counts despite the fact that his latest record Views debuted as an Apple Music exclusive.
While Radiohead's new album, A Moon Shaped Pool, has yet to make its appearance on Spotify, subscribers can still dig into a cornucopia of classics from the band. Multiple B-side tracks have reappeared on the site after making an exit in…
Spotify's rapid growth hasn't been hurt one bit by the launch of Apple Music -- as a matter of fact, the company says it's growing faster than ever, thanks in part to the overall increase in the visibility of streaming platforms that Apple…
Following other acquisitions earlier this year, Spotify announced today that it has acquired the photo and video aggregator startup CrowdAlbum, saying the company will help artists “understand, activate, and monetize their audiences.”
Spotify, Skype, and Flash are all Linux programs that are breaking to various degrees in 2016. Are software companies abandoning the platform? And will efforts like Valve's SteamOS ultimately help at all?