Spotify's new RISE program aims to highlight music's next big superstars

Taking advantage of its reputation as one of the best places for new musical artists to win fame, Spotify has announced it will help promote emerging …

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Spotify launches a RISE, a new emerging artist program

Spotify already has a reputation of being a hitmaker for new artists and other up-and-comers, but now the company is turning its prowess into a product. Today, Spotify announced the launch of RISE, a new program designed to “identify and break the next wave of music superstars,” the company …


Spotify Debuts Up-And-Coming Artist Spotlight 'RISE' With Features Similar to Apple Music's Up Next

Spotify is expanding its music streaming service today with a new section of the mobile app and desktop site called RISE, which is "designed to identify and break the next wave of music superstars." Spotify said that each artist highlighted in RISE will be showcased through multi-tiered marketing …

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Spotify playlist: 50 rip-roaring new bass cuts

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Spotify playlist: 50 disco rarities perfect for a midweek pick-me-up

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Spotify launches new playlist-pitching system for labels

Spotify has moved to formalise the process by which major and independent labels pitch for slots in the Browse section of its service, with a …


2017 IPO Prospects: Spotify To Go Public Soon

Spotify revenue for fiscal 2016 grew by an impressive 52% to 2.93 billion euros ($3.5 billion) with paid subscriptions accounting for 90% of the …


New App from Spotify for Artists is Out Now on IOS

Spotify has been securing the top spot of the music streaming industry for quite some time. With more and more musicians hopping onto the platform as …

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Hey, Spotify Student Users! You Can Now Get Hulu For Free With Your Spotify Account

College students using Spotify Premium for Students are getting another great deal: their already-discounted Spotify account now comes with a free …


Spotify Records Surging Revenues, Continued Losses in First Half of 2017

The music industry is poised to face its third consecutive year of growth in 2017, thanks to paid subscription streaming services like Spotify. Yet, …


Spotify launches standalone mobile app that gives artists streaming data and more controls

Spotify has launched a mobile app specifically to help artists, their managers, and members of their entourage manage the artist’s presence on the music-streaming service.<p>By way of a quick recap, Spotify for Artists launched back in April as a rebrand of the company’s existing Fan Insights …

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Fast Growth, Losses Continue as Spotify Eyes IPO

As eyes turn to a potential Spotify public offering next year, the company’s recent financial performance might bolster its case to investors. But …


China's Spotify: How Tencent leads the music streaming market

China's great firewall means no Spotify, Pandora or Apple Music. But Chinese tech giant Tencent is filling that gap - and says a clampdown on piracy has helped it build a business around local artists.<p><i>Video by Simon Atkinson.</i>


Spotify Playlist: 50 underground bangers that hit your workout hard

Heavy sound from Laurent Garnier, Skoozbot, DIxon and more


Here's How To Stream Spotify Without Your Phone, And Win 3 Years Of Spotify for Free

<i>It's the dream duo for any music lover.</i><p>Alerting all audiophiles: we've got a combination coming your way you can't miss out on. Sonny and Cher, Simon …

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Hulu Lowers Entry-Level Price Plan to $5.99 Monthly

Less than a week after Netflix announced a price hike for some of its plans, Hulu announced it's going in the opposite direction. The streaming …


Small Businesses Can Now Advertise on Spotify with New Ad Studio Launch

Do you want to create and manage a Spotify ad campaign for your small business? With the new self-serve advertising platform called Spotify Ad …

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Sounds Of The Weekend! stupidDOPE’s Weekend Playlist Vol. 79 | Spotify Stream

We do not have to tell you what day it is, right? It is Friday, the end of the week and the start of the weekend. As you know by now, Friday also …

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Spotify Syncs With Android Devices

Spotify users can now use their voices to initiate music on any Assistant-enabled device, <i>Android Police</i> reports. “All you need to do is link your …

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Spotify voice commands now work on any Google Assistant-supported device

Not just for Google Home anymore<p>Google has announced that Spotify voice commands will be fully supported on Google Assistant within the coming weeks. This means you can use your voice to control Spotify on any Google Assistant-supported device.<p>Before, Spotify voice commands were only available on …


Microsoft surrenders to Spotify and kills its own music service

Spotify is trouncing its music streaming competitors, and Microsoft has bowed to this reality. On Monday, Microsoft announced it will shutter its own …


Are You a Music Publishing Executive? Spotify Wants to Hire You.

Spotify’s billion dollar war with music publishers is intensifying. Can the right people fix this problem? As Spotify’s pre-IPO valuation soars to …


Spotify playlist: The History of Ibiza in 100 Tracks

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How much is Spotify Premium — and how can you get it at a discount or for free?

Having access to millions of songs comes at a price — albeit, a pretty small one. Before you figure out how much Spotify Premium is going to cost …

Spotify Can Curate a Throwback Soundtrack Based on the Year You Were Born

The internet is a great tool for discovering new music, but some days you just want to play “Push It” by Salt-N-Pepa on repeat. Spotify understands …


Spotify's Valuation Skyrockets as Investors Smell the 'Next Netflix'

Spotify’s valuation continues to rise in private trades, a signal of strong demand for a stake in the world’s largest streaming music company ahead …


Spotify’s New ‘Time Capsule’ Playlist Is Customized To Songs You Loved As A Teen

Screenshot via Spotify<br>Wish you could go back to the days when you only had to worry about acne and fitting in? Spotify probably has the perfect …

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This Spotify playlist automatically predicts your favorite songs from your youth

Spotify announced Thursday that the streaming platform is dropping a new way to listen to all your favorite songs that played at prom: Your Time …


Spotify Is Likely to IPO at a $20 Billion Valuation

Private trades in Spotify shares are valuing the music streaming company at about $16 billion, according to people familiar with the deals, raising …

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Spotify’s valuation hits $16 billion in private trading

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Private trades in Spotify shares are valuing the music streaming company at about $16 billion, according to people familiar with the deals, raising the prospect of a bumper flotation next year.<p>That is around $3 billion higher than in similar trades up until June, the people said, adding …