Rock Rules in the Operating Room: Surgeons Prefer Listening to Rock While in Surgery, According to Spotify and Figure 1, the Knowledge-Sharing App for Doctors

Turns out rock is what the doctor ordered. While patients are sedated in the operating room (OR), surgeons are rocking out to the likes of Metallica, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC and Scorpions. According to a survey conducted by Spotify and Figure 1, rock is the most popular genre of music surgeons listen to while operating (49%), […]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Unveils Spotify Playlist

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today released an official Spotify playlist featuring his current favourite tracks. PM Mix includes contemporary and classic songs from Canadian and global artists including Drake, Of Monsters of Men, Blue Rodeo, k.d. lang, The Tragically Hip, R.E.M., Robbie Robertson, Cœur De Pirate, and more. Here is the full playlist:

Spotify Debuts Music Initiative, “I’m with the banned” with Pusha T, Desiigner, X Ambassadors, BJ The Chicago Kid, K.Flay and more

Click here to view the “I’m with the banned” trailer. To view short films, click here. In every era and in every country, groups of people have been excluded for their differences and ideas. Today is no exception. But we know that cultural tensions and injustices inevitably find an expression in music — and champions […]

Spotify Kicks Off Inaugural “RapCaviar Live” Concert Series with Gucci Mane in Atlanta

Spotify Presents New 6 City Hip-Hop Tour across North America RapCaviar is hitting the road! Inspired by one of Spotify’s biggest playlists with over seven million followers, we’ve partnered with Live Nation to bring fans the first of its kind, 6 city hip-hop concert series titled “RapCaviar Live,” featuring the heaviest hitters and hottest emerging […]

Spotify Introduces Group Playlists for Messenger — A Seamless New Way to Build Playlists with Friends

Spotify is excited to introduce Group Playlists for Messenger, a new experience for creating playlists with friends on a messaging app they already know and love. With Group Playlists for Messenger, users can create new Spotify playlists with friends and immediately begin collaborating to build out their perfect mix. Ideal for parties, road trips, or […]

Spotify comes to the Windows Store

We’re excited to announce that, starting today, Spotify is available for download in the Windows Store for Windows 10* and Windows 10 S, in all of the 60 countries in which Spotify is available. While Spotify has had a Windows app (Win32) for many years, this marks the first time that Spotify has been available […]

Spotify Launches Secret Genius to Celebrate Songwriters

Songwriters are the guiding force behind the music industry. These artists are the voices behind some of our favorites hits and to celebrate the songwriting community and their accomplishments, Spotify is launching Secret Genius, a global initiative that will highlight the contribution songwriters and producers make to the music industry and artists’ careers. Throughout the […]

Spotify introduces ‘Your Summer Rewind’ – a personalized playlist based on your summer listening

To celebrate the start of summer, Spotify is helping you relive some of your favorite summer memories by launching “Your Summer Rewind,” a new personalized playlist filled with the songs that have soundtracked your summers past. Starting today, users in 20 countries* who joined Spotify prior to June 2016 can find the ‘Your Summer Rewind’ […]

Loud and Proud! Celebrate Pride Month With Spotify

Spotify celebrates Pride Month with curated playlists from talent including Tyler Oakley, Erika Jayne, iLoveMakonnen and many more This past year carried huge moments for LGBTQ artists. From Troye Sivan to Frank Ocean, and Halsey to Lady Gaga, we’ve been blessed with memorable music from some of the most talented artists. In celebration of Pride […]