While Spotify believes this method of advertising new releases can be a great tool for artists to reach their fans directly, smaller artists and independent labels fear the new policy will aid major labels and established artists and may be harmful to artists with smaller budgets.
Music streaming company pays artists around $0.007 per stream.
After plenty of teasing on social media, some of music's biggest stars have finally released new projects and songs.
On International Record Store Day, mom and pop shops try to tempt music-lovers to their stores in an age when most people stream songs online.
New report accuses the company of giving tech giants like Spotify and Netflix access to private Facebook Messenger messages.
Spotify has made playlists for listeners of their top streamed songs this year.
It's time to press play on holiday music.
Ad parodied horror movies and ran with "killer songs you can't resist" slogan.
The march toward streaming has gathered pace in recent years and the market is now swamped with alternatives—but Spotify remains strong.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he fears today's music is losing its "humanity" and spiritual element as algorithms take over for human curators in services such as Spotify.
The talk-show host and conspiracy theorist was currently not in violation of Twitter rules, a spokesperson said.
Streaming service Spotify faced criticism from users and politically-minded podcast hosts for hosting hundreds of "The Alex Jones Show" broadcasts from the Infowars conspiracy theorist.
Hoping to buy a Tesla in the future? You'll need to pay an annual fee for "premium" Internet features.
Can the world's biggest video platform take on Spotify and Apple Music at their own game? It's time to find out.
The process being used here is a Direct Public Offering (DPO). They're normally reserved for smaller companies and non-profits. You might call it the eBay option.
Spotify is reportedly designing its own smart speaker to rival Apple, Amazon and Google.
For International Women's Day, the streaming platform announced the latest attempt to address gender disparity in the music industry.