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How Many Users Do Spotify Have?

How Many Users Do Spotify Have?

Spotify now has 172 million paid subscribers and 381 million monthly active users, the company announced today in its latest earnings release. That’s up from 165 million paid subscribers and 365 million monthly active users last quarter, with both figures up 19 percent year-over-year. Those are in line with what Spotify was expecting this quarter.The growth means that Spotify continues to be the biggest music streaming service in the world. Although competitors Amazon Music and Apple Music don’t regularly release subscriber numbers, figures compiled by Music Ally put their subscriber counts at around 55 million and 60 million respectively. By...

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Spotify & Shopify Launch New Partnership?

Spotify & Shopify Launch New Partnership?

Spotify on Wednesday announced a new partnership with ecommerce provider Shopify to let artists list merchandise directly on their profiles on the audio-streaming giant’s platform. Any artist globally can already link to their Shopify store if they have one from their Spotify profile. But now Spotify users will see featured product listings from Shopify on the service; during the initial beta period, Shopify merchandise will only be visible to Spotify listeners in five countries: the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. To set up their virtual merch tables, Spotify artists must have a Shopify account. Shopify’s pricing plans...

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What is Spotify's New Blend Feature?

What is Spotify's New Blend Feature?

Get ready to sync up with your BFF over your favorite tunes using Spotify’s new feature. Spotify Blend, which officially began its global rollout for all users on Aug. 31, creates a playlist that takes into account both you and a friend’s music taste. If you’re ready for a new social listening experience, here’s how to use Spotify Blend to make combined playlists and check your taste match level with a bestie. Spotify Blend, which launched in beta in June 2021, is an easy way to create a playlist that features a combo of two users’ listening preferences. The best part...

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Spotify Introduce "What's New" Feed?

Spotify Introduce "What's New" Feed?

Spotify is taking a cue from social networks like Facebook, which deliver a constant stream of notifications under a “bell” icon in the mobile app to keep users engaged with the latest content. This morning, Spotify introduced what it’s calling the “What’s New” feed, which will deliver an ongoing series of updates to mobile app users focused on new releases. According to the company, the What’s New feed will serve as another way for Spotify users to keep up with all the new music and podcasts that are released from the shows and artists that they follow on the service. In...

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Who Wants Spotify Premium For FREE?

Who Wants Spotify Premium For FREE?

Although Spotify has a free version that everyone can use, by subscribing to a Premium version you have advantages such as the elimination of advertising, which allows you to listen to all the music you want without playback limits or advertising cuts. And that’s what this news is about: To have Spotify for the rest of the summer for free. But there is a requirement: you must also have an account on TikTok. TikTok has teamed up with Spotify to offer “to eligible members of the TikTok community “ 3 months of Premium account in the music service for free, at no cost....

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