Behind the Lyrics with Spotify and Genius, now on Android

Music is a universal phenomenon, and we think musical knowledge should be, too. Every song has a story to be told. When we first joined forces with Genius to introduce Behind the Lyrics on iOS last year, our goal was to put these stories—from the inspiration behind each lyric to what that artist was feeling […]


Find, Share and Listen to Spotify Song Clips with Friends Directly within Messenger

Music sounds better with friends. And now it’s easier than ever to share and discover music within Facebook Messenger with the new Spotify bot for Messenger with the all-new Chat Extensions feature, announced today at Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8. The Spotify bot for Messenger will serve up playlist recommendations based on mood, activity, or […]



Spotify acquires MightyTV; Ad Tech Veteran Brian Adams Joins the Band

Today we are pleased to welcome the team from MightyTV to Spotify. The company is led by Founder/CEO Brian Adams who will be joining Spotify as VP of Technology, focusing on advertising and marketing technology solutions. Brian will use his vast knowledge of programmatic advertising and personalized recommendations to further develop Spotify’s advertising products, as […]



Spotify To Partner with WNYC Studios to Offer Exclusive Two Week Window for New Season of Top Podcast 2 Dope Queens with Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson

Season Three Guests Include Jon Hamm, Gabrielle Union, Carrie Brownstein, Tig Notaro and John Hodgman Spotify and WNYC Studios, the premiere podcast and audio producer, today announced a partnership to showcase many of WNYC Studios’ top podcasts on the platform. The partnership includes a special two week exclusive on Season 3 of WNYC Studios’ hit […]


Spotify Celebrates International Women’s Day and #WomensHistoryMonth

This International Women’s Day, we honor the women past, present, future that are bold for change and have left an indelible impression on music, literature and culture. Last week we launched our Women in Music & Culture hub, celebrating these important women, and women everywhere. We’ve also partnered with Girls Rock Camp Foundation to launch […]


Spotify Acquires Sonalytic

We’re happy to announce that Sonalytic is joining the Spotify family. The Sonalytic team is passionate about creating technology to improve the music ecosystem for artists and fans. Their advancements in audio feature detection will be used in several ways to advance Spotify’s mission: from improving Spotify’s personalized playlists to matching songs with compositions to […]


Spotify Partners with SXSW 2017 to Enhance Music Discovery

Spotify launches SXSW HubInviting SXSW Fans Near and Far to Discover the Festival’s Artists Spotify Integrates with SXSW GO App to Offer SXSW Genre Specific and Custom SXSW Playlists Spotify Connects Superfans for Special Experiences with their Favorite Artists at SXSW   March 1, 2017 – Spotify, the ultimate music discovery platform, and SXSW Music Festival, […]


All Hail Prince: Fans Worldwide Celebrate the Musical Legend

Music fans worldwide rejoiced when Prince landed back on Spotify, February 12th. The early Valentine’s Day treat had Prince lovers playing his hit songs on repeat. In fact, since Prince returned to Spotify, fans have listened to more than 2 million hours of the icon’s music and fans have cumulatively added Prince songs to almost […]