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What Do You Think To Spotify's New Update?

What Do You Think To Spotify's New Update?

Spotify has announced an update for its mobile app on both iOS and Android platforms that introduces new ways for users to access their recently played tracks, as well as discover new music.The redesigned Home interface will begin rolling out to users globally this month and features updates for both free members and Premium subscribers.The update adds or adjusts three main features – improved access to listening history, podcast tracking and discovery, and a more prominent and reactive 'new release' section.The first of these takes the shape of a small 'history' icon at the top of the Home screen, next...

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How Many Songs Are Uploaded To Spotify Every Day?

How Many Songs Are Uploaded To Spotify Every Day?

As part of Spotify’s ‘Stream On’ event on Monday (February 22), the company confirmed that more than 60,000 new tracks are now being ingested by its platform every single day.The figure, announced by Spotify’s co-Head of Music, Jeremy Erlich, means that across the course of this year, approximately 22 million tracks will be added to Spotify’s catalog.Meanwhile, at 60,000 tracks per day, Spotify is seeing a new track uploaded to its platform every 1.4 seconds. Spotify confirmed in November last year that its platform now played host to around 70 million tracks. Therefore it’s reasonable to assume that, by the...

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Which New Markets Is Spotify Coming To?

Which New Markets Is Spotify Coming To?

Streaming platform Spotify is to launch in 85 new markets, bringing the service to more than a billion extra people. The announcement came via a livestreaming event featuring Justin Bieber, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Spotify has also announced a new higher sound-quality subscription service and a new advertising marketplace for podcasts. Most of the new markets are developing countries in Asia, Africa, the Pacific and the Caribbean. “Together these markets represent more than a billion people, with nearly half of them already using the internet,” said Spotify spokesman Alex Norstrom. “Some of the places we’re going like Bangladesh, Pakistan...

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Will Spotify Suggest Songs Based On Your Emotions?

Will Spotify Suggest Songs Based On Your Emotions?

Spotify has patented technology that will allow it to analyse your voice and suggest songs based on your "emotional state, gender, age, or accent". The patent, which was filed in 2018 and granted on 12 January, would allow the streaming giant to "make observations" about a user's environment and emotions using speech recognition technology. Spotify could then play music reflecting their mood or even their social setting - "e.g. alone, small group, party," according to the patent. "It is common for a media streaming application to include features that provide personalized media recommendations to a user," explained Spotify in its...

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Which Country Is Spotify Launching In Next?

Which Country Is Spotify Launching In Next?

Spotify Technology SA on Tuesday made a long-awaited debut in South Korea, the sixth largest music market in the world and home to the K-pop music genre. The Swedish music streaming giant is currently present in over 90 countries and has entered into several new markets in the last two years including Russia, India and the Middle East. In South Korea, the company will compete with music streaming companies such as Melon, Genie, FLO and Apple Music. “We wanted to be super thoughtful in how we approach coming into a market like this as we didn’t want to just take...

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