The gift of music

Our great friends over at IdentityWorks sent us an amazing Christmas card today. Thanks guys, brilliant card! A boys choir Christmas card @Spotify from Identity Works on Vimeo.

Telia Live Sessions presenterar Salem Al Fakir

Nu finns ”Salem Al Fakir – Live Sessions på Berns 2010” tillgängligt för Spotify Premium användare. Nya Telia Live Sessions är ett samarbete mellan Telia och Spotify som kommer att fortsätta under 2011 med en rad olika live-upptagningar från artister. Det kommer att ge Spotify användare tillgång till exklusiv musik och en möjlighet att återuppleva […]

Best of 2010 playlist compilation

Yesterday we revealed our 2010 Music Retrospective, which looked at the most streamed tracks and albums on Spotify this past year. Today we have a series of playlists where labels and some of our music staff pick their favourite tracks of 2010 are. Our best of 2010 playlists include: Spotify Staff Picks 2010 Best of […]

Spotify for Windows, Mac OS X and iPhone updates

We’ve got an update to Spotify for Windows and Mac OS X that we’ve begun to roll out to users today, version 0.4.9. It includes a number of bug fixes as well as support for Mac media keys without interfering with iTunes, pausing when volume is lowered and we’ve re-added auto-play for all track links […]

Spotify’s 2010 music retrospective

To celebrate reaching the end of another fantastic year for music lovers, we’re hitting the rewind button and revealing Spotify’s most streamed tracks and albums of 2010. We’ve compiled lists for the United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Spain, Netherlands and France. You’ll be able to compare musical tastes between countries as well as discover which […]

Grammis Innovator of the Year nominees

A few weeks back we announced that together with IFPI and Telia, we’d be introducting a new category at next year’s Swedish Grammis awards. The nominees for the first “Innovator of the Year” prize are now in and they are: Robyn Johnossi Iamamiwhoami Magnus Weideskog Nomy Congrats to all the finalists! The winner will be […]

Idol 2010 – Listen to Jay Smith’s winning single on Spotify

After a chaotic final week and with the support of the Idol voters all over the country Jay Smith won Friday’s Swedish Idol 2010 finale. His rockier version of the winning song “Dreaming People” (written by Christian Waltz & Sharon Vaughn) did the trick. If you wanna check out more of Jay and the other […]

Drowned in… November + The Best of 2010

This month’s blog post from Sean Adams, the founder of Drowned in Sound, features several different year-end flavoured playlists… Don’t be alarmed but that whooshing sound you can hear is your brain whirling at the thought that it is already December and yet it still feels like February. However, don’t worry that beeping sound isn’t […]

The perfect gift for Christmas

We’re delighted to introduce our special Christmas e-cards allowing you to give the gift of music to your family and friends this holiday season. Or feel free to treat yourself, you deserve it! You can purchase either one, three, six or 12 months of Spotify Premium and send your loved ones a beautifully designed email […]

Close-Up Magazine’s 2010 round up

With 2010 quickly coming to an end we’re starting to see the first ‘Best of’ lists appearing. We’ll have more on our own initiative soon, but first up we’ve got a hard rock contribution from Close-Up Magazine. Close-Up has published their list of the top 20 albums of 2010 based on individual selections from all […]