Spotify now available on Amazon Echo

We’re constantly looking for ways to make it easy to enjoy the music you love whenever and wherever you are. Starting today, Spotify Premium subscribers in the U.S. can now enjoy listening to their favorite tunes on Amazon Echo. Just ask Alexa to play any playlist (Alexa, play my Discover Weekly playlist on Spotify), artist […]


Spotify acquires Cord Project and Soundwave

Two new company acquisitions further boost Spotify’s product and engineering capabilities Today Spotify announces the acquisition of two new companies, Cord Project and Soundwave. The acquisitions support Spotify’s strategy of building a great experience for music fans. Both teams will join Spotify’s product development organisation, where they will further boost Spotify’s existing strengths in developing […]


Go Behind The Lyrics with Spotify and Genius

Ever hear a song and wonder what it means? What inspired its lyrics? Why the artist chose to work with certain collaborators, and what they were doing in the studio when they recorded it? It’s this kind of curiosity that drove us to team up with Genius, the world’s largest collection of song lyrics and […]



Work/Life Balance at Spotify

 At Spotify, our people are our greatest assets. This team got us where we are today, and our ability to continue to deliver the world’s best music service lies in their hands. Spotify is growing up fast and the team’s responsibilities at home and at work are growing with us. With this in mind, today […]


Ed Sheeran hits 500M streams

Today Spotify reveals that Ed Sheeran’s hit “Thinking Out Loud” has become the first song to hit 500 million streams on Spotify. As further evidence of Ed’s popularity, some 19 million people listen to him on Spotify each month, his songs have been streamed approximately 2.9 billion times and are included on 38 million playlists. […]


Discover Weekly reaches one billion tracks streamed in 10 weeks

It seems we’ve found a cure for “a case of the Mondays.” In just 10 weeks, 1 billion tracks have been streamed from Discover Weekly playlists.  It’s the best-ever recommendations delivered to you as a weekly mixtape of fresh music each Monday.   71% of Discover Weekly listeners save at least one song to their […]


Spotify and Chromecast now play together

There’s a new way of enjoying music in your home. Today, in collaboration with Google, we’re thrilled to announce one of your most requested features, Spotify coming to Chromecast. With Chromecast, listening at home is easy. Simply plug in and cast music directly from your phone or tablet. Play, skip, browse and search using the […]


Introducing Discover Weekly: your ultimate personalised playlist

Our best-ever recommendations delivered to you as a weekly mixtape of fresh music New discoveries and deep cuts, based on what fans are playlisting around the songs you love Updated every Monday morning, Discover Weekly brings you two hours of custom-made music recommendations, tailored specifically to you and delivered as a unique Spotify playlist. For […]


Spotify launches playlist targeting for brands

Spotify for Brands—the platform that unlocks audience insights  to connect brands with the streaming generation—is launching Playlist Targeting, an industry-first targeting solution that enables brands to tap into Spotify first-party data to reach the audiences that matter most. When users hit play on one of the billions of playlists on Spotify, they often signal a […]