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Spotify launches app for artists

As artists continuously work to market their music to listeners worldwide, having access to the latest data is key. Knowing how, where and by whom their music is being purchased and streamed is crucial to their success as artists.Spotify has answered the call to these analytics requests with an app designed especially for the musicians and […]

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Microsoft to shut down Groove Music, partner with Spotify

Last week, Microsoft announced the demise of Groove Music. At the end of 2017, the Windows digital streaming service will merge with Spotify and cease to exist.Groove Music began in October 2012 but in recent years has struggled to keep up with competitors like Spotify and Apple Music.Microsoft explained the transition in a blog post, below.“With […]

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The Hot 25: October 6, 2017

The Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you 25 carefully […]

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The Hot 25: October 6, 2017

The Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you 25 carefully […]

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Getting a New Google Home? Here’s Why You Should Ditch Spotify for Google Play Music

Yesterday, Google announced a slew of new products, from a pair of Google Home voice assistant variants to the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. Those new voice assistants, like the $49 Google Home Mini and the $399 Google Home Max, make music playback throughout the home simple—so you’re going to want to […]

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Microsoft Groove Is Going Away, So Switch to Spotify

If you’re one of the few using Microsoft’s Groove Music app and Groove Music Pass streaming service, bad news: The company’s discontinuing both Groove Music Pass subscriptions as well as the ability to stream, purchase, or download music with the Groove Music app at year’s end. Instead, Microsoft is partnering with…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This miniscule music player provides Spotify streaming sans internet connection

The age of owning music and storing it on a device has been quickly coming to an end at the advent of streaming platforms becoming the preferred method of music consumption. That said, these platforms have one very large Achilles’ Heel in that they’re completely dependent on an internet connection. Consumers wanting to listen to their […]

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This miniscule music player provides Spotify streaming sans internet connection

The age of owning music and storing it on a device has been quickly coming to an end at the advent of streaming platforms becoming the preferred method of music consumption. That said, these platforms have one very large Achilles’ Heel in that they’re completely dependent on an internet connection. Consumers wanting to listen to their […]

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Get an Eerily Well-Personalized Throwback Playlist on Spotify

Nothing is secret on the internet—we know this. We get Facebook ads for shoes we look at on Zappos and Instagram ads for products we mention on Facebook. The eyes and algorithms are everywhere. Sometimes it’s creepy, sure. But today it’s great, because it means that everyone has a perfect, beautiful Spotify playlist…Read more… Continue […]

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Spotify is now evaluated to be worth $16 billion

Spotify is now is being valued at $16 billion, according to a recent Reuters report. This figure is $3 billion higher than similar trades until June of 2017. GP Bullhound, a technology investment and advisory firm, led an investor survey that estimated Spotify to be worth $50 billion in only a few years.The music industry’s leading […]

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Take a trip down musical memory lane with Spotify’s ‘Your Time Capsule’ playlist generator

Time machines might only be the stuff of futuristic movies, but Spotify‘s new feature is blissfully real, and as close to the musical past as one can get — for now.Dubbed “Your Time Capsule,” the function, based on the user’s age, collects the music that provided the soundtrack to one’s youth, crafting a playlist sure […]

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See the 100 most streamed artists on Spotify

One of the most popular music streaming services to date, Spotify boasts 60 million subscribers, identifying 140 million of those users to be active users. Given the platform’s prevalence and expanse of music—Spotify has more than 30 million songs in its arsenal—earning the title of “most streamed artist on Spotify” is a nod to one’s […]

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Ed Sheeran has Spotify’s most-streamed track

We’re now at the point where it’s not about reaching 1 billion plays, it’s about being the most streamed.Major Lazer‘s “Lean On” and laid claim to the most-streamed title in 2016, though it was subsequently unseated by Drake‘s “One Dance,” the first became song to cross the 1 billion streams threshold. EDM reasserted itself when The Chainsmokers’s smash, Halsey-assisted hit […]

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This website shows you your most streamed artists/songs on Spotify from 4-wk, 6-month, yr-long periods

There’s a hierarchy to the way that you stream your music on Spotify. While users of the streaming service will attest that the platform enables them to listen to a variety of artists ranging from their old favorites to new discoveries, there are some artists and songs that earn the distinction of being the user’s […]

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DJ Snake surprises fans, drops new single ‘A Different Way’ early

As if premiering his new track on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris was not enough, DJ Snake has decided to surprise fans again by dropping his new track “A Different Way” with Lauv a day early.The song is now available on Spotify, and as we heard in the premiere, the track is well worth the […]

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The Hot 25: September 15, 2017

The Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you 25 carefully […]

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iOS: Here’s How to Share Spotify Songs Without Leaving iMessage

Spotify’s latest update adds iMessage support, making it easier to share tracks with your friends during text conversations. Best of all, both sender and receiver can play the shared tracks without opening the app itself—at least until you want to listen to the whole song.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Spotify and Hulu offer joint subscription service for students at just $4.99

2017 has been loaded with legendary collabs. Now two of the worlds most in-demand outfits present a new kind of collaboration, a joint subscription between the leading streaming giant Spotify and the popular on-demand outfit Hulu. Priced at just $4.99 per month, “Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu,” is a significantly cheaper purchasing plan for the […]

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Now Students Can Score Hulu and Spotify Premium for Just $5 per Month

If you’re currently enrolled in school, Spotify and Hulu just announced a pretty awesome deal. The duo is offering both Hulu and Spotify Premium together for just $4.99/per month. The Verge notes that’s already the cost of Spotify’s student plan, so they’re basically throwing in Hulu for free.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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