• Haters, 'Vete': Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020

    Haters, 'Vete': Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020

    Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish, and Michelle Obama are among the names who made it on Spotify's list of the most-streamed artists and podcasters of 2020.
  • Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' is already climbing the charts

    Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' is already climbing the charts

    Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' is already lighting up the 2020 music charts with huge streams and sales.
  • Spotify touts ‘full recovery’ from COVID-19 fallout with subscription growth

    Spotify touts ‘full recovery’ from COVID-19 fallout with subscription growth

    Spotify said it has rebounded from the slump it suffered at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as it continued to add subscribers.The Swedish streaming giant’s chief executive Daniel Ek
  • Spotify inks podcast deal with ‘League of Legends’ maker Riot Games

    Spotify inks podcast deal with ‘League of Legends’ maker Riot Games

    Spotify is digging deeper into podcasting in a new partnership Riot Games, maker of the battle royale video game “League of Legends.” The deal will include an original podcast series for “League of Legends,” as well as playlists inspired by the gaming community. It also will give users a look at the creation of the …
  • Michelle Obama explains why she fell in love with Barack on podcast

    Michelle Obama explains why she fell in love with Barack on podcast

    Michelle Obama’s first guest on her new Spotify podcast was husband Barack Obama. She revealed, “One of the reasons I fell in love with you is because you are guided by the principle that we are each other’s brothers’ and sisters’ keepers.” The former president shot back, “It wasn’t just my looks … that’s OK.” …
  • Spotify’s quarterly loss widens despite soaring user growth

    Spotify’s quarterly loss widens despite soaring user growth

    Music streaming giant Spotify deepened its loss in the second quarter, even as its total pool of monthly active users neared the 300 million mark. The Stockholm-based company said its net loss swelled to $418 million from a loss of $76 million a year earlier because of dried-up advertising and higher-than-expected payroll taxes linked to …
  • Taylor Swift album ‘Folklore’ breaks Spotify, Apple Music streaming records

    Taylor Swift album ‘Folklore’ breaks Spotify, Apple Music streaming records

    Taylor Swift’s latest album “Folklore” is breaking the Internet. Since dropping last Thursday at midnight, “Folklore” was streamed 80.6 million times on Spotify, breaking the Swedish company’s record for first-day album streams by a female artist, it said. “Folklore” is also the most-streamed pop album on Apple Music in 24 hours with 35.5 million streams, …
  • Spotify, Universal Music Group strike global licensing deal

    Spotify, Universal Music Group strike global licensing deal

    Universal Music Group and music streaming giant Spotify inked a multiyear global licensing pact on Wednesday. The deal will allow Universal — the world’s largest record label which reps the likes of Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Drake and Kanye West — to promote its artists on Spotify’s platform and be an early adapter of the …
  • Spotify is crashing with other iPhone apps, Facebook glitch suspected

    Spotify is crashing with other iPhone apps, Facebook glitch suspected

    Spotify, Pinterest and Tinder crashed Friday morning — and Facebook is the suspected culprit. Users are reporting that dozens of iPhone and iPad apps went down, according to DownDetector.com, and initial investigations point to Facebook’s software development kit (SDK) as the probable cause. Many of the broken apps rely on SDK to manage user logins, …
  • Spotify’s next podcast stars: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman

    Spotify’s next podcast stars: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman

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