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  • John Legend, Ed Sheeran most popular artists played at weddings

    John Legend, Ed Sheeran most popular artists played at weddings

    Ever since Spotify became one of the top music streaming services in the world, the company has gone about scouring through user data to reveal that, when it comes to some occasions, we all listen to pretty much the same stuff. Spotify looked at the most played songs on 4/20 and the most played...
  • Spotify just reinvented itself as a 24-hour entertainment destination

    Spotify just reinvented itself as a 24-hour entertainment destination

    Today, Spotify showed the world the extent of its ambition. In a New York press conference, founder Daniel Ek unveiled several new features that will move the company past its music streaming exterior and into the arcane realms of the media conglomerate. Ek began the conference by spouting...
  • Spotify reveals most streamed Star Wars tracks for International Star Wars Day

    Spotify reveals most streamed Star Wars tracks for International Star Wars Day

    It’s almost that time of the year again, as Star Wars enthusiasts emerge from their dead tauntauns to commemorate International Star Wars Day. Every year on May 4, Star Wars fans the world round whip out their lightsabers and bring them together in an illuminating and awe-inspiring display of the...
  • Streaming Wars: Tidal may be dead in water while Spotify brokers power moves

    Streaming Wars: Tidal may be dead in water while Spotify brokers power moves

    The theater of operations for the Streaming Wars has transformed from a bloody and harrowing battlefield into something that resembles actual theatre, replete with tights, heroes, convincing thespians and a legitimate scoundrel that our protagonist must battle. Tidal is the moustache-twirling, music...
  • Spotify reveals top Spring Break songs

    Spotify reveals top Spring Break songs

    For most colleges and universities, spring break 2015 is in the history books (even if you are in pre-med). If a college student was able to be aware of any music playing, what were they most fond of. Spotify has revealed its Top Spring Break songs: overall, by gender, and by state. As a quick...
  • Spotify reveals their St. Patrick’s Day playlist

    Spotify reveals their St. Patrick’s Day playlist

    In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Spotify has announced that they’ve compiled a list of the top 20 most streamed tracks by Irish artist. Not only have they put the list together, but they’ve also used it to create what they consider to be the ultimate St. Patty’s Day playlist to boot. If you’re...
  • International Women's Day: Women stream Beyonce the most

    International Women's Day: Women stream Beyonce the most

    Every year since 1914 on March 8 (originally it was in February at the turn of the century), we observe International Women's Day (IWD). With more industrialization and turbulence at that time, the oppression and inequality of women was spurring women to become more vocal and active in campaigning...
  • Spotify Predicts The Grammys: releases data on the most streamed artists

    Spotify Predicts The Grammys: releases data on the most streamed artists

    One of music’s biggest nights, the 57th annual Grammy Awards, will take place on February 8th and to celebrate, Spotify has released data to predict who will take home a Grammy in four of the night’s top categories: Album Of The Year, Record of The Year, Song of The Year and Best New Artist. To...
  • Ed Sheeran tops the U.K. singles chart once again with ‘Thinking Out Loud’

    Ed Sheeran tops the U.K. singles chart once again with ‘Thinking Out Loud’

    What a week for British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. Not only was the talented red head named Spotify’s most-streamed artist of 2014, he also scored three Grammy nominations, including Album Of The Year, and has found himself back on top of the U.K. Charts with his “Thinking Out Loud” single. The...
  • Spotify responds to Taylor Swift, but who is right?

    Spotify responds to Taylor Swift, but who is right?

    Would you throw away $6 million just to prove a point? That’s the figure Spotify CEO Daniel Ek cites as Taylor Swift’s estimated loss after the superstar abruptly pulled her catalog from the popular streaming service last week. The move, coupled with a recent interview with Yahoo in which Swift said...
  • Taylor Swift, Spotify, and the legality of downloading free music

    Taylor Swift, Spotify, and the legality of downloading free music

    A fascinating feat happened recently when Taylor Swift decided to pull all but one of her songs from her recent best-selling 1989 album from Spotify. The fact that Swift’s leading “Shake it Off” single is enjoying more than 3.3 million plays thus far – as witnessed by The Spotify Charts Top 50 most...
  • Why Taylor Swift pulling music from Spotify really matters

    Why Taylor Swift pulling music from Spotify really matters

    Earlier this week Taylor Swift and Spotify had a falling out when the streaming giant called her out for not releasing her new album 1989 on its service. As a result Swift and her team pulled all of her music from Spotify. Spotify in theory is a great idea but there's a darker side to streaming...
  • Aloe Blacc says 'Spotify is killing music'

    Aloe Blacc says 'Spotify is killing music'

    In a self-penned editorial written for Wired on Nov. 5, Aloe Blacc breaks down what it means to be a songwriter and how streaming services like Spotify are making it increasingly difficult for musicians to make a living. His informative piece comes on the heels of news that Taylor Swift, whose track...
  • DFW school ranks in Top 5 for Spotify listening habits

    DFW school ranks in Top 5 for Spotify listening habits

    Spotify is one of the best ways to listen to music, with numerous albums from just about every musical artist you can think of, online and free to listen to everyday. Recently, Spotify tracked music habits from colleges across the nation to see who listened to music through their platform the most...
  • Daft Punk sets record for most streams on Spotify with 'Get Lucky'

    Daft Punk sets record for most streams on Spotify with 'Get Lucky'

    Daft Punk set a record for the most streams in a single day on Spotify, according to the Associated Press via Huffington Post on April 20. Though Spotify would not release the exact number of streams the song “Get Lucky” achieved to get the record, the French duo nabbed to top spot. Previously the...
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