May Beats presented by @thursplay

Here’s what you’ll listen to on this April Beats by our friends at @thursplay : Starting off on this May Beats by @thursplay [2013] listen to Lana Del Rey’s new single “Young and Beautiful” and let’s all agree: yes, she still got it! Also with new music is Swedish electronic duo The Knife, listen to […]

Our Interview with Lorde

“Someone put a dozen sausages down their throat, just inserted them right down their throat!” 16-year-old Ella Yelich-O’Connor picks up the phone in her studio on the North Shore of New Zealand just moments after she has just released the music video for Royals into the world. “It was only a few minutes ago,” she […]

Stuck for what to play next? Start Discovering.

We’re excited to let you know that from today, you can start to enjoy an entirely new and personal way of discovering music on Spotify. The all-new Discover page Your hunt for the right music is over! Spotify’s Discover page continually seeks out personal recommendations for you. – Endless recommendations based on the music you […]

The Incredible Story of Zach Sobiech

We were saddened to hear that Zach Sobiech passed away on Monday. Zach is a true inspiration to us and we wanted to share his story with you all. At age 13, Zach was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Zach bravely fought his illness for years but last year, doctors who had run out of treatment […]

The sounds of May courtesy of

We present you the music selection that our friends from Sharemyplaylists have handpicked for this month. Soul Deluxe Soul music is enjoying something of a renaissance, at the moment. In recent years, a wealth of talent has emerged on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond. Add those artists to a smorgasbord of soul stalwarts […]

#MusicMonday playlist brought to you by @MonaFims

Our friend @MonaFims has this #MusicMonday’s recommendations. We start this week with a Canadian synth-pop duo “Allosaurus”. The first song in our playlist is a track called “Emma-Jane” taken from their debut album “Old Solar”. We continue with “Fender Heist”, an ecclectic pop duo based in Oslo, Norway. Hear their debut single “Chino” released at […]

Check out Loreen’s exclusive new single

On May 17th, it is time for the last year Eurovision winner Loreen to release her new single “We Got The Power”. You can listen to it now, exclusively on Spotify! The song is written by Ester Dean, which is undoubtedly one of America’s hottest songwriters right now (Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lil Wayne and others). […]

Vinn billetter til Petra Marklund i Oslo

En av Sveriges mest streamede artister i 2012 kommer til Norge. I samarbeid med Spotify kan du vinne billetter til Petra Marklund på Parkteatret i Oslo 27. mai. I tillegg får du treffe henne bak scenen etter konserten. Alt du trenger å gjøre er å svare på spørsmålet under og du er med i trekningen. […]

Tunes for the nervous flyer

Nervous flyer? Well we’ve got just the playlist for you! Ahead of the busy summer holiday season, we asked Anxiety psychologist Dr Becky Spelman from the Private Therapy Clinic in London to compile a playlist with some tunes that help to calm the nerves of anxious flyers. The Science Behind the Music Dr Spelman’s research […]