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Spotify app to allow you to import your own songs
Spotify app to allow you to import your own songs By Rik Henderson

Spotify could soon give you the option to import songs you have on your smartphone. On Android, at least. Read more

Spotify's Apple Watch app is here! But it's missing a key feature at launch
Spotify's Apple Watch app is here! But it's missing a key feature at launch By Maggie Tillman

Spotify has officially released its Apple Watch app after just a few weeks of testing. Read more

Spotify Free support coming to Spotify Connect speakers
Spotify Free support coming to Spotify Connect speakers By Rik Henderson

Spotify has updated its Commercial Partners SDK to allow Spotify Connect devices to run Spotify Free not just Premium accounts. Read more

Spotify has an all-new Wear OS app with Spotify Connect and it's about time
Spotify has an all-new Wear OS app with Spotify Connect and it's about time By Maggie Tillman

Spotify is rolling out a new - and much-requested - app for Wear OS smartwatches in the next week. Read more

Pure’s Elan IR radios offer Spotify Connect for under £100
Pure’s Elan IR radios offer Spotify Connect for under £100 By Andrew Williams

The Pure Elan IR3 and I5 are Spotify Connect speakers and internet radios that’ll supply tunes on holiday as well as at your bedside. Read more

Spotify is letting its free users test skipping any and all ads
Spotify is letting its free users test skipping any and all ads By Maggie Tillman

It's only testing the new feature, and it's currently limited to Australia. Read more

Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course!
Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course! By Dan Grabham

A new version of Spotify Free will enable users to listen to tracks on demand but things are not quite that simple, of course. Spotify says that its free Read more

Here's what we're expecting from Spotify's launch event today
Here's what we're expecting from Spotify's launch event today By Elyse Betters

Spotify is holding an event today at which it will talk about "what's next" with its mobile app and wider music streaming service. The event will take Read more

Spotify could unveil in-car music controller at New York event
Spotify could unveil in-car music controller at New York event By Max Langridge

Spotify has recently confirmed it will holding an event in New York on 24 April for a "news announcement". The invite doesn't allude to what the announcement Read more

Spotify will make a mystery 'news announcement' on 24 April
Spotify will make a mystery 'news announcement' on 24 April By Elyse Betters

Spotify is holding a press event later this month in New York City, and it's provided no clues as to what we can expect.The purple invite just asks the Read more

Ruark’s stylish MRx connected wireless speaker boasts Spotify Connect and more
Ruark’s stylish MRx connected wireless speaker boasts Spotify Connect and more By Dan Grabham

Brit audio firm Ruark has announced the MRx – a mid-size compact aptX Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speaker. It’s the company’s first foray into a fully connected Read more

Spotify voice control feature pops up amid smart speaker rumours
Spotify voice control feature pops up amid smart speaker rumours By Elyse Betters

Spotify is feeling out a new voice search feature.The feature, which lets you quickly access favourite artists, tracks, albums, and playlists, is appearing Read more

Spotify disables hack that granted free access to Premium tier
Spotify disables hack that granted free access to Premium tier By Max Langridge

Spotify, the world's most popular music streaming service, has two tiers: a free, ad-supported tier and a Premium, £9.99/$9.99 per month tier. The latter Read more

Spotify smart speaker could be on the way following job listings
Spotify smart speaker could be on the way following job listings By Max Langridge

Spotify could soon mount a challenge to the likes of Apple, Sonos, Google and countless other speaker manufacturers, after MusicAlly (via The Guardian) Read more

Spotify launches Your Time Capsule playlist of personalised throwback tunes
Spotify launches Your Time Capsule playlist of personalised throwback tunes By Max Langridge

Spotify is always coming up with ways to deliver recommended and curated music content to your ears and the latest is a rather excellent one. What is Spotify Read more

Who will win Eurovision 2017? Spotify could know the answer and it's a surprise
Who will win Eurovision 2017? Spotify could know the answer and it's a surprise By Rik Henderson

The final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is being held in Kyiv, Ukraine tomorrow evening - from 8pm BST Saturday 13 May - and, after two thrilling Read more

Spotify wants to build a new device possibly like Snapchat Spectacles
Spotify wants to build a new device possibly like Snapchat Spectacles By Elyse Betters

Spotify isn't trying to hide the fact that it's getting into hardware.As spotted by Zatz Not Funny, a job listing posted to the company’s website has Read more

Spotify Gaming gives you playlists to power your play
Spotify Gaming gives you playlists to power your play By Rik Henderson

Spotify has introduced a new section of its music streaming service dedicated to games.Now available as part of Spotify's "moods and genres", Gaming rounds Read more

Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium
Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium By Luke Edwards

Spotify has just announced that it will be giving away Google Chromecast devices to users who sign up to its Spotify Premium subscription.According to Read more

Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only
Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only By Luke Edwards

Currently Spotify artists must offer all their music as a bundle to paying subscribers. This may change as the company is reportedly testing out a way Read more

What Spotify tracks did you listen to in 2015? Your Year in Music reveals all
What Spotify tracks did you listen to in 2015? Your Year in Music reveals all By Rik Henderson

As we approach the end of the year, social networks will invariably present plenty of statistics that give a good indication of trends and events that Read more

Your old Chromecast now supports Spotify
Your old Chromecast now supports Spotify By Chris Hall

With the launch of the new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio came the news that Spotify was joining the list of compatible apps. It's a big name joining Read more

No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why
No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why By Stuart Miles

At the start of the week Spotify updated its app with "minor improvements" but what it didn't say at the time was that it had changed the green on the Read more

Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace
Next generation Spotify will use your phone's sensors to match songs to your running pace By Rik Henderson

Spotify has revealed that it is to use the accelerometer in your phone to choose the pace of your music streaming to match your running.The new version Read more

Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work
Spotify adds video to be your all-in-one news feed and radio player on the way to work By Rik Henderson

Spotify has announced it is changing its smartphone and tablet app platform completely to add video and automated playlist selection that's curated just Read more

Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says
Spotify not ditching free ad-supported service, rumours are unfounded it says By Rik Henderson

Rumours have been circulating online over the last day or so that Spotify will be ditching its free ad-supported option in favour of a three-month trial Read more

Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more
Gramofon will connect your existing Hi-Fi kit for Spotify Connect, multiroom streaming, more By Stuart Miles

A new box that will let you turn existing Hi-Fi kit into an internet connected solution for around £45, has gone on sale in the UK, bringing streaming Read more

Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube?
Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube? By Elyse Betters

It looks like you might be able to use Spotify for your daily dose of cat videos, starting later this month.A new report has claimed Spotify is getting Read more

Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running
Adidas and Spotify team up to match your music to your running By Elyse Betters

Adidas and Spotify have made music app just for runners. It's called Adidas Go.The whole idea is that the app will use the iPhone’s accelerometer to Read more

Tidal teams up with Soundiiz to let you transfer playlists from Spotify and more
Tidal teams up with Soundiiz to let you transfer playlists from Spotify and more By Elyse Betters

Tidal, the new streaming service owned by Jay Z and his famous pals, has partnered with another company in order to make it super easy for you to ditch Read more

Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service
Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service By Elyse Betters

OMG. Taylor Swift is now on Tidal.Swift made headlines last year when she spoke out against Spotify's free tier and pulled her entire music catalogue from Read more

Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop
Spotify apps are dead, but more live on integrated into the new desktop By Luke Edwards

Spotify has announced new app integration in its desktop platform that signifies the end of third-party apps on Spotify once and for all.Spotify announced Read more

Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here
Blur to release first new album in 12 years, Spotify gets first single: Listen to it here By Rik Henderson

The British group Blur has announced its first studio album in 12 years, which will be available in all formats and to stream from 27 April. And to celebrate Read more

Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon
Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon By Luke Edwards

YouTube is preparing to launch its paid monthly subscription music service in a few months.YouTube Music Key, as it's called, was announced as imminent Read more

One Direction take over Spotify, you can get them to add your songs to their playlist
One Direction take over Spotify, you can get them to add your songs to their playlist By Rik Henderson

Teen pop sensations One Direction are taking over Spotify for two days this weekend, starting 2pm GMT Friday 6 February. They will be in control of the Read more

Jay-Z bids to take on Spotify at its own game
Jay-Z bids to take on Spotify at its own game By Luke Edwards

Jay-Z appears to be moving into the music streaming game with Spotify in his sights. The rapper placed a 464 million Krona bid, which is about £37 million, Read more

11 Spotify tips and tricks you’ll wish you were already using
11 Spotify tips and tricks you’ll wish you were already using By Luke Edwards

Spotify may have been around since 2006 but that doesn't mean everyone knows just how much it has to offer.There's a lot more to Spotify than simply finding Read more

Spotify won't support Google Cast, prefers to further develop Spotify Connect
Spotify won't support Google Cast, prefers to further develop Spotify Connect By Rik Henderson

Contrary to reports, including an official statement from Sony, Spotify will not be supporting Google Cast for playback on home speakers.Instead, it will Read more

One Direction joins exclusive list of Spotify streaming billionaires, who needs Taylor Swift?
One Direction joins exclusive list of Spotify streaming billionaires, who needs Taylor Swift? By Rik Henderson

Spotify has revealed that One Direction has passed the one billion mark for the amount of times one of their tracks have been streamed. They reached that Read more

Taylor Swift only got $2 million from Spotify last year, record label denies claims it would make $6 million in 2015
Taylor Swift only got $2 million from Spotify last year, record label denies claims it would make $6 million in 2015 By Rik Henderson

In defence of Spotify's position in the erupting artist royalties row CEO Daniel Ek claimed that Taylor Swift, the most vocal opponent of the music streaming Read more

Spotify has paid $2 billion in royalties, claims Spotify CEO in response to Taylor Swift
Spotify has paid $2 billion in royalties, claims Spotify CEO in response to Taylor Swift By Elyse Betters

Daniel Ek wants you to take Taylor Swift's opinions on Spotify with a grain of salt.The founder and CEO of Spotify has published a lengthy blog post, in Read more

Spotify Family gives up to four people access to a Spotify Premium account for a discounted fee
Spotify Family gives up to four people access to a Spotify Premium account for a discounted fee By Rik Henderson

Spotify is soon to launch a new package for its music streaming service that gives all family members access to a full, personalised Spotify Premium account Read more

Can DJing be any simpler? Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 hooks up to your iPad or iPhone and mixes from Spotify
Can DJing be any simpler? Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 hooks up to your iPad or iPhone and mixes from Spotify By Rik Henderson

Pioneer has announced a tactile DJ console that uses an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch as the music source and, because of support for Algoriddim's djay 2 Read more

How to help your favourite song top the charts, listen to it more on Spotify
How to help your favourite song top the charts, listen to it more on Spotify By Rik Henderson

As hinted in February, the UK singles chart will take into account streaming services from July.Songs popular on Spotify, Deezer, Napster and other subscription Read more

Djay for iPhone and iPad now accesses Spotify, mix with over 20 million tracks
Djay for iPhone and iPad now accesses Spotify, mix with over 20 million tracks By Rik Henderson

Algoriddim, the developer and publisher of one of the most successful DJ applications for iOS, has announced a partnership with Spotify which means that Read more

Spotify desktop update arrives all in black, has yours updated yet?
Spotify desktop update arrives all in black, has yours updated yet? By Luke Edwards

Six days ago Spotify announced its first major overhaul in years. The rollout to desktops has taken a while with ours only just arriving today.The new Read more

Spotify embraces the dark side with new cross-platform design, adds Your Music too
Spotify embraces the dark side with new cross-platform design, adds Your Music too By Rik Henderson

Spotify has undergone its first major redesign in many a year. The new interface, which launches for iPhone, desktop and web today and will be rolled out Read more

Readly now available, the Spotify for magazines that includes all-you-can-eat NME, What Hi-Fi and more
Readly now available, the Spotify for magazines that includes all-you-can-eat NME, What Hi-Fi and more By Rik Henderson

Readly has launched with a healthy collection of magazines to download and peruse from today. The service could be called the Spotify or Netflix for magazines Read more

Rdio to dump music data firm The Echo Nest following Spotify buyout
Rdio to dump music data firm The Echo Nest following Spotify buyout By Elyse Betters

Although Spotify said it would keep music intelligence company The Echo Nest free and open to others, music subscription service Rdio has confirmed it Read more

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more
Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more By Elyse Betters

Spotify has announced that it acquired a music intelligence company called The Echo Nest.According to its website, The Echno Nest provides data and music Read more