The sounds of June courtesy of

The Soundtrack to May 2011 We hit the ground running with the biggest of mixtape monthlies, The Soundtrack to… May’s edition is a suitably joyous symphony of eclecticism: there’s the devastatingly ace Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair from Arctic Monkeys; the long overdue return of Tom Vek on the infectious A Chore; […]

Special footage from tonight’s Glastonbury headliner – U2

Tonight U2 headline the legendary Glastonbury Festival on Worthy Farm. There’ll be 150,000 watching the set live in Somerset – along with millions watching on TV in the UK and Ireland. Spotify have been given access to special footage from the build up to their performance, which includes interviews with the band and exclusive rehearsal […]

Spotify Premium exclusive – Beyoncé “4” album 24 hour pre-listening!

Following her Grammy award winning album ”I Am…Sasha Fierce” and now the hit singles “Run The World (Girls)” and “Best Thing I Never Had” Beyoncé releases her highly anticipated new album “4” in Norway on the 24th of June. However, Sony Music has given Spotify Premium subscribers an exclusive pre-release of the album. The album […]

INQ Cloud Touch contest playlist

Our contest to win an INQ Cloud Touch along with headphones from Coloud and Spotify Premium is now over, thank you for all the entries we had over 700 comments! The winners have been picked and will be notified individually by email. We’ve compiled a playlist with all the track submitted, a truly great list. […]

Spotify Premium exclusive – Pitbull Planet Pit album 5 days early!

Following his smash hits On the Floor featuring Jennifer Lopez and Give Me Everything featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer Pitbull releases his hotly anticipated new album Planet Pit in Norway on 20th June. However the nice folks at Sony Music have given Spotify Premium subscribers a 5 day exclusive pre-release. The album is full of […]

Spotify exclusive – Foster The People debut album

LA-based three piece Foster The People will release their debut album ‘Torches’ on 27th June but Spotify users can stream it now! Already causing a storm in the U.S. where the band attracted huge crowds at this year’s SXSW Festival and Coachella, ‘Torches’ looks set to soundtrack the summer ahead and beyond with its glistening […]

Win tickets to the Hove Festival

Our friends over at the Hove Festival have been kind enough to give us five pairs of passes to the festival to hand out to our Spotify Premium subscribers. The tickets are for the entire festival and include the camping area. The Hove Festival is the concert event of the year in Norway and runs […]

Spotify programming competition completed!

On Saturday May 21st, we held the second annual Spotify programming competition. The overall interest was massive, with 1375 participants registering for the event. After the competition no less than 219 participants had solved at least one or more of the problems, you can view the complete statistics to see how everyone faired. The top […]