Win a trip to Ibiza with Defected Records

If you’ve ever been to a club, bar or house party where the DJ was playing House music, the likelihood is that at least one of the records you heard was from Defected. For the last 10 years they’ve been releasing tunes that have defined the scene and are now unquestionably a global authority in […]

Happy Birthday Richard Rodgers!

Happy Birthday Richard Rodgers! Legendary composer of music for more than 900 songs and for 43 Broadway musicals, we’re celebrating his 110th birthday with this playlist of some of his magicial creations! A little trivia courtesy of Rodgers & Hammerstein: In 1962 Rodgers became the first person to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony […]

Introducing Music Notifications on Spotify

Good news for all of you who like to know what your friends are listening to. This week will be rolling out a new update of our desktop application. You can now receive notifications when someone adds a song to a playlist you’re subscribed to, and when someone subscribes to one of your own playlists. […]

June Beats presented by @thursplay

Our friends at @thursplay have compiled this playlist for June. To open this June Beats playlist, “Reptile” by Citizens! who come up with an album full of goodies, called “Here we are” and yes: here they are! Start with this track and make sure to not miss on their whole album. It’s been a month […]

Introducing Artist Apps

Today we are excited to unveil four new music apps from Quincy Jones, Tiësto, Disturbed, and Rancid that will give you a curated experience like none other! These apps are the first in a new series of “Artist Apps” created especially for the Spotify platform that enable music fans to have a deeper connection to […]

#MusicMonday playlist brought to you by @MonaFims

Our friend @MonaFims has this #MusicMonday’s recommendations. Monday and as always I have prepared a new #MusicMonday playlist for you! We start this week’s playlist with an American indie rock band; “Modest Mouse”. I picked the song “Dashboard” from their fifth studio album called “We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank” released back in […]

The sounds of June courtesy of

We present you the music selection that our friends from Sharemyplaylists have handpicked for this month. Strictly BASS… 34 First up this month is the latest edition of Strictly BASS… Not exactly sure how I’ve managed to cram 34 editions into the last two years,” syknyk says, “but I have.” And what a two years […]

Spotify now available on BlackBerry’s App World.

Happy news for BlackBerry users! You can now find our app on BlackBerry’s App World. Just head over to the App World and download it to your BlackBerry device. Compatible phones include Bold 9780, Bold 9700, Curve 9300, Bold 9000 and Curve 8520. Currently the app only supports phones running on GSM networks. CDMA-network phones […]

Our Interview with Emily Eavis

“Everything that happens here is emotional because this is our home” Emily Eavis, daughter of Michael and the inheritor of the Glastonbury Festival that he began in 1970, knows what her favourite moment of each summer is. “When the gates open,” she laughs. “That’s the best moment, really. Just seeing all the people, the determination, […]

Send us your questions for Cat Power

Sun is the first album of original material from Cat Power in over six years. Chan Marshall performed and produced Sun herself in various locations including a studio she built in Malibu. The highly anticipated album will be out on August 31st. But you can listen to Cat Power’s new single now: We have an […]