Hailee Steinfeld: “I have nothing to be ashamed of”

As if it wasn’t enough to have perfect pitch, Hailee Steinfeld has also released the perfect pop song. She is the best-case scenario of an actor-goes-artist and we invited Hailee to Spotify’s headquarters in Stockholm to discuss self-love, not so hidden messages, and the “Love Myself”-revolution. In early August, Hailee Steinfeld made us snap out […]

Jess Glynne: “I need music all the time”

Chart records and streaming success are Jess Glynne’s reality right now, but the world hasn’t really got to know who this British pop queen is yet. She has taken herself to the top just by releasing excellent songs. We met up with Jess Glynne to find out more about her and the open hearted hits she’s making. […]

Demi Lovato: “Music saved my life”

You may know her as the fierce pop star who has released hit songs like “Really Don’t Care”, “Cool For The Summer” and “Confident”, but empowering anthems haven’t always been the soundtrack to Demi Lovato’s life. In an open hearted interview Demi tells Spotify about her struggles with self love, the turning point, and why […]

Backstage with Florence + The Machine

On stage Florence Welch is a force of nature, dancing and swirling and throwing herself heart first into the music. But what happens backstage before and after these explosions? Florence tells us about a tour life filled with tattoos, clogs and mud. In the beginning of the summer, Florence + The Machine released the breathtaking […]

Father John Misty On Love and New Music

Father John Misty is an intense musician. Or, at least, very complicated. The project of ex-Fleet Foxes member Josh Tillman, the second LP, I Love You, Honeybear, was just released this past Tuesday. The album takes a broad, although at times unsettling close, look at love; all in Tillman’s cynical, mostly tongue-in-cheek tone. Josh on his new album versus […]

Spotify Landmark: Led Zeppelin’s IV

To round out the month of Rocktober, Spotify Landmark – our series documenting music’s greatest moments in the words of those who made them – sets its sights on one of rock’s defining albums, Led Zeppelin’s “IV.” We bring you the “aural history” of the album in newly recorded interviews with the legendary band’s surviving […]

Spotify Landmark: Nas’ Illmatic

Spotify Landmark – our series documenting music’s greatest moments in the words of those who made them – is back. This time around, we bring you the ‘aural history’ of Nas’ Illmatic – considered by many to be one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. On the occasion of the album’s 20th anniversary reissue, Queens, NY […]

Our Interview with Warpaint

When you think of Los Angeles, generally images of beaches, bikini’s, and the Hollywood elite come to mind.  Warpaint are the antidote to all of this. Based in LA, Warpaint are a unique force of four, delivering the deep, dark and mesmerizing sounds of swampy bass and ethereal vocal hooks. Having been on tour since […]

Meet Peter – one of our community’s Rock Stars


Have you ever wished you could reach out to an expert with questions about Spotify? The Spotify Community has your man. A few months ago, we were incredibly happy to have our top community Super User, Peter Doggart from the UK, visit our headquarters in Stockholm. Peter alone is responsible for answering almost 30,000 questions […]

Martin Garrix – The Spotify Interview

  Martin Garrix may be 17 years old, but the Dutch DJ is not lacking in experience. He’s been producing since he was eight years old, yes… age eight, and has been in the international spotlight since signing to seminal electronic label Spinnin’ Records in 2012. Since, highlights include being officially asked by Christina Aguileira to remix her track, “Your […]