Save all your best music moments!

Want to record your best moments of 2015? Now when you Shazam the tunes you love, we’ll automatically put them in a playlist for you (Spotify Premium subscribers only). Get set up with these steps: Get the latest Shazam app Go to My Shazam and open Settings (top right) Select “Connect to Spotify” and follow […]


4 Great Road Trip Playlists Data-Crunched from the Crowd

We counted 111,690 Spotify playlists earlier this month with the words “road trip” or “roadtrip” in their titles — oodles of great music that Spotify users have chosen with long-distance driving specifically in mind. To channel that sea of music into four playlists you can listen to, we first identified the 500 most popular songs […]


Artists to Watch

This year has already seen a lot of Spotify’s favorite Artists to Watch enter our charts and make the festival rounds. Here’s a round-up of exclusive, live sets from some of our sure bets — many of whom performed at SXSW for us this year as well as Coachella and Bonnaroo. Check out our Artists to Watch exclusive playlist […]


Happy International Women’s Day

Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day by crowning Bajan beauty Rihanna as the most streamed female artist across the globe for the second year running. Chart topping hits including Cheers! Drink to That and her 2013 hit Stay ft. Mikky Ekko, have helped superstar Rihanna claim the top spot. ROAR superstar Katy Perry comes in […]


Fashionable Tunes

Fashion week is upon us and globally acclaimed fashion designer Zac Posen just launched his latest ZAC Zac Posen (his high contemporary line) collection images via Spotify with the music that inspired him in the creative process. It is the first time that a designer decided to link their creations to music in such a viral […]


Staff Picks – Bryan Grone

Kick-start November with some awesome indie hits. This week’s #FavoriteFollow, Bryan Grone, works on our Label Relations team in New York, and has some great tunes to get you through this Friday. Learn some fun trivia about Bryan below!    Where are you from and how did you end up at Spotify? I grew up […]


Staff Picks – Kurt Wasserman

Bringing you the best of the 80’s, today’s #FavoriteFollow is our New York QA Chapter lead, Kurt Wasserman. Check out some fun facts about Kurt, and his awesome playlist below!   Where are you from and how did you end up at Spotify? I have been in software testing since 1986. I’ve tested everything from […]


Disney Turns 90

Aladdin, Beauty and The Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King and so many, many more. We all grew up with these classics on repeat and can still recite many of the lyrics by heart! Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Disney with this playlist of timeless Disney songs, curated by legendary Walt Disney Records producer […]


Some sweet stuff from Music Hack Day Stockholm!

Last weekend we hosted a Music Hack Day in Stockholm bringing together programmers, developers, musicians and designers to conceptualize, build and demo the future of music. Over this period of 24 hours, a ton of interesting stuff was developed and we thought we’d share of the some highlights! One of the standout apps was Orly, […]


The Top 100 Playlists of 2012 courtesy of ShareMyPlaylists.com

Our friends at ShareMyPlaylists have put together some awesome charts to wrap up the year – check it out! Top 100 Playlists These are the most popular playlists of the year. TV show soundtracks dominated with playlists that include music from HBO’s hit show, Girls, Made In Chelsea, Breaking Bad and Shameless all featuring in […]