Elon Musk and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek to take on Apple and their ‘absurd’ rules for App Store
Elon Musk and Daniel Ek, Spotify's CEO are going after Tim Cook and Apple for Apple's arbitrary rules for the App Store despite charging a hefty fee from app developers and app makers.
Barcelona to wear Rosalia 'Motomami' logo on Clasico shirt
Rosalia is one of Spain's most successful singers and has twice been named the country's woman of the year by Forbes.
AI spinning tunes: Spotify launches a new AI-based DJ to give users more personalized music experience
Spotify’s new DJ feature is a hybrid of its current customization technology, an AI voice from its Sonantic purchase, and Generative AI technology from OpenAI.
BTS' Jungkook becomes fastest Korean artist to achieve 800 million streams on Spotify
Jungkook’s Spotify account opened on 11 February last year, meaning that the Korean singer has reached 800 million streams in just 338 days
Shweta Tripathi Sharma on Escaype Live, Hindi audio series Batman: Ek Chakravyuh and more
'Social media might be powerful but they shouldn’t control you,' said Shweta Tripathi Sharma
Meghan Markle makes a bid to trademark ancient word 'Archetypes' ahead of her podcast debut
Meghan Markle is attempting to trademark the word ‘archetypes’ after revealing that it would be the name of her first series of podcasts with Spotify.
Russia-Ukraine conflict: From Apple to Amex, the exodus of Western brands from Moscow
Russia's currency, the ruble, has crashed to a record low against the US dollar, pushing authorities to scramble to avoid a financial meltdown
Joe Rogan dispute controversy draws Spotify into content liability debate
Spotify wants to be viewed as a technology platform that has limited liability for the material that others create and stream through its service — a position shared by many social-media companies.
Spotify CEO to employees: Canceling Joe Rogan not ‘the answer’
Rogan apologized Saturday, saying that the slurs were the “most regretful and shameful thing” he has ever had to address and that he hasn’t used the N-word in years.
Spotify shares fall, subscriber growth slows amidst Joe Rogan COVID-misinformation row
The decision by Neil Young and Joni Mitchell to pull their music from Spotify in protest over the views about Covid-19 in Joe Rogan's podcasts has led to weaker profit margins projections for company's 2022 first quarter
Why streaming giant Spotify is facing the music over Joe Rogan, COVID-19 and Neil Young
The Swedish streaming giant has issued a statement saying it will add a content advisory to coronavirus-related podcasts after artists accused podcaster Joe Rogan of promoting misinformation about vaccines
2021 in charts: Bollywood scored high with Shershaah hits, rivalled by non-film music, Punjabi hip-hop, K-Pop
As the most played tracks of the year across streaming platforms in India (listed below) shows, the biggest hits are still coming from Bollywood films, even those that did not have a theatrical release.
From Spotify to Gaana, PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat Now on major audio and music platforms
Mann Ki Baat started on AIR from October 2014 and is broadcast in 21 regional languages, 31 local dialects and 16 foreign languages and is the most popular radio programme in India
Hyundai scores many firsts in landmark partnership with Spotify India.
A fitting partnership since the launch of the Hyundai i20 N Line in India also marks the introduction of Hyundai’s globally popular N Line series in India.
Stand out and be heard this festive season, with Spotify
Here’s a quick overview of why marketers should consider talking to their audience on Spotify, especially now.
A cupid thing to do: Spotify and Dairy Milk Silk brought lovestruck couples together (and how!)
The campaign broke at a time when India was under its first lockdown. Couples in love couldn’t meet to express their love for each other. But Covid can’t keep the cupid away!
As R Kelly undergoes trial for sexual exploitation, analysing how his music has been affected by what critics call 'social death'
The broadcast of Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly led to the R&B singer's "social death," in which corporations and everyday members of society — exercise instructors, Uber drivers, backyard barbecue DJs — make a collective decision to stop embracing an artist.
Spotify's Cultural Next report reveals that 84 percent millennials see audio as mental health resource
As per Spotify, 68 percent of the millennials said that they liked audio advertising as it leaves the scope for them to use their imagination.
First official music chart, 2020 growth, streaming service subscriptions: The good, bad and neutral for Indian music biz
The IMI has unveiled India’s first official music chart, which somewhat ironically is a top 20 that ranks the most popular international singles in our country based on streams from three foreign services — Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Prime Music.
Spotify 'Sound Up' initiative, to help women podcasters, launched in India: When and how to apply
The program is now open for women in India for free and has started accepting applications from residents of India who are aged 18 and above.