After this rollout to 13 more countries, Spotify will be available in 92 global markets.
Spotify’s first year in India: 365 days of legal disputes, listenership growth and lingering questions
The top five most streamed acts on Spotify since launch are all Bollywood biggies who occasionally or regularly dabble in pop: Arijit Singh, Tanishk Bagchi, Neha Kakkar, Badshah and Shreya Ghoshal.
The dispute between Spotify and Warner Chappell rendered several artists’ music to be unavailable in India.
Spotify reveals that Arijit Singh was the top-streamed artist of 2019, followed by Tanishk Bagchi and Neha Kakkar.
The offer is only applicable for individual Spotify Premium accounts and not on the Family plan.
The family plan will also offer a playlist called Family Mix based on all the tunes your family is listening to.
All About Music 2019: A by-the-numbers picture of what data from Indian audio-streaming platforms reveals
Data of the kind that should be in the public domain is guarded like a trade secret in the music industry and among the rare instances it’s shared is at conferences like All About Music
According to Spotify, more than two million users like to kick off their day with workout music.
Tips, which owns the rights to many popular 1990s Hindi film soundtracks such as Khalnayak, Raja Hindustani and Taal, had sued Wynk for infringing its copyright, by continuing to stream its music in the absence of an agreement. If that sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because it’s the same reason Warner/Chappell took Spotify to court.
The music streaming service said it had 217 million monthly active users up until March.
The plan is focused at two individuals who want to take up a subscription together, and it costs $14.99 per month.
Think of YouTube Music as a subset of YouTube. As a result, YouTube Music gets all the recommendation chops
Spotify comes to India: How the app may fare in comparison to peers, and why streaming is fundamentally evil
Spotify is alleged to have one of the more sophisticated algorithms around, making the process of discovery a particularly enjoyable one, as well as curated playlists
Considering Spotify has come late to the party, it has taken measures to ensure that its offering is localised to Indian tastes and pockets.
Whether you’re on iOS or Android, simply head to your respective app store and download the app.
Spotify is set to launch in India, even though it hasn’t secured a license to Warner’s catalogue.
Spotify is expected to finally make its official entry in India this month itself, on 31 January.
Spotify also announced a deal with T-Series for 1,60,000 Indian songs to users worldwide.
Spotify's collaboration with T-Series is a step towards the company's official entry in India.
Spotify is offering its free services as a stepping stone for users to subscribe to its paid package.