Spotify acquires Soundtrap

Today we are proud to announce that Soundtrap has joined the Spotify family. The Stockholm-based company, founded by Per Emanuelsson, Björn Melinder, Gabriel Sjöberg and Fredrik Posse, empowers artists of all levels to create music online with a web-based, easy to use, collaborative music recording and production studio. The Soundtrap team of engineers, designers, and […]


Spotify to significantly expand R&D footprint in London

Today Spotify confirms that it is to significantly expand its Research and Development capabilities in London, and is actively seeking to recruit talent across all functions in engineering, product, design, data, research and insights. London will become Spotify’s latest R&D hub, adding to the existing global footprint of hubs in Stockholm, Gothenburg, New York, San […]


Spotify comes to Thailand

Spotify, the world’s leading music streaming service, launches today in Thailand offering a revolutionary and unrivalled music experience tuned to your personal tastes. With a worldwide community of more than 140 million people, Spotify offers both a free ad-supported music service and an upgraded ad-free subscription service. Users can listen for free or alternatively upgrade […]


Spotify comes to Xbox One

Today we are excited to announce that Spotify is now available on Xbox One in 34 markets* around the world. The new integration means that millions of Xbox One gamers can now choose the perfect music from Spotify to provide a fresh soundtrack for every gaming session. Spotify allows you to personalize your gaming experience […]


Spotify expands ticketing capabilities with AXS and Eventbrite deals

Starting today fans on Spotify will have access to concert and festival listings from both AXS and Eventbrite. Having direct ticket feeds from both services embedded within Spotify gives fans faster access to purchase tickets for the shows they love. To date Spotify has featured over 150,000 artists with concert dates in more than 100,000 venues. […]


Niland team joins Spotify

We are pleased to welcome Paris-based machine learning startup Niland to the Spotify family. Niland has changed the game for how AI technology can optimize music search and recommendation capabilities and shares Spotify’s passion for surfacing the right content to the right user at the right time. The team from Niland will join our New […]


Spotify acquires Mediachain Labs

Today Spotify is pleased to welcome the team from Mediachain Labs to Spotify. Brooklyn-based Mediachain Labs has been the driving force behind the Mediachain project, a world-class blockchain research agenda and open source protocol to better manage data that is critical to the health of the music industry. The Mediachain team will join our New […]


Spotify and Merlin agree to new multi-year global license agreement for the world’s leading independent record labels

Spotify, the leading global music streaming service, and Merlin, the global digital rights agency for the independent label sector, today announced a new multi-year license agreement – ensuring the world’s leading independent record labels and their artists will remain at the core of Spotify’s offering to music fans.   Continuing a successful nine-year partnership, the […]


Spotify Premium for Students launches in 33 new countries

Today Spotify is pleased to announce the launch of Spotify Premium for Students in 33* new countries around the world. Spotify Premium for Students allows all registered students to enjoy Spotify Premium – and all of the many benefits that come with being a Premium subscriber – for around half the standard price. Today’s launch […]


Spotify and Universal Music Group announce global, multi-year license agreement

Spotify, the leading global music streaming service, and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a new, multi-year global license agreement. Under the agreement, the companies will advance their partnership to ensure that streaming realizes its full transformational potential for artists, labels and fans by delivering a comprehensive range of […]