Spotify introduces RISE, its New Emerging Artist Program, with Kim Petras, Lauv, Russell Dickerson and Trippie Redd

Today, Spotify launches RISE, a program designed to identify and break the next wave of music superstars. By harnessing its unmatched cultural influence and 140+ million music fans, Spotify will launch these artists of exceptional talent into the world through a dynamic combination of multi-tiered marketing and editorial programming on Spotify. The launch of RISE […]



Spotify Reveals the Nominees for the 2017 Secret Genius Awards

Winners To Be Announced During Awards Show at L.A.’s Vibiana Cathedral on November 1stThey have created the words and music behind this year’s biggest hits; they are the guiding force driving the industry. They are the Secret Geniuses that will be celebrated at Spotify’s inaugural Secret Genius Awards on Wednesday, November 1 at the Vibiana […]


Spotify Launches Your Time Capsule

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest personalized playlist: Your Time Capsule. Available today for all Spotify users* in 60 Spotify markets, Your Time Capsule gathers the 30 most nostalgic tracks from your teens and early twenties, creating the soundtrack for a trip down memory lane. Your Time Capsule follows on the […]


Spotify and Waze bring the best playlists and directions to iOS

Ever since Spotify and Waze teamed up, millions of music fans have enjoyed their  favorite artists and music in the car while driving – providing a personal soundtrack during their commute or road trip. In fact, users of the integration are currently listening 52 minutes on average, every day. Starting today, we are thrilled to […]


Spotify Presents: ‘Who We Be’ Live

Spotify is set to host its first ever live music event in the UK this November at London’s Alexandra Palace. Who We Be Live promises to be a celebration of the best of urban, grime and hip hop from the UK and beyond, all under one roof, inspired by the Spotify playlist which features the very […]


Spotify Reveals the Most-Streamed Songs of Summer 2017

“Despacito” Crowned Summer’s Most Listened-To Track DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” and French Montana’s “Unforgettable” Round Out the Top Three Spotify reveals the songs that listeners streamed most this summer, with over 786 million streams thus far, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito – Remix” featuring Justin Bieber takes the number one spot globally. DJ Khaled […]


Spotify Free Users* Can Now Listen on Google Home

Ever since the launch of Google Home, if you were a Premium Spotify user, with a simple “Ok Google, Play Spotify” your Assistant helped you control music listening, all hands free. That changes today.. We’re excited to announce that, starting today, both Spotify’s Free and Premium users are able to enjoy Spotify on Google Home […]


40 Years Later: Spotify Remembers Elvis Presley

Spotify reveals The King’s most-streamed songs and most fanatical cities August 16th marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death. To commemorate the legacy the King of Rock N’ Roll left behind, Spotify has taken a look at the musical impact he continues to have today. News of Elvis’s passing shocked the world in 1977, […]


Spotify Goes to Toronto for “RapCaviar Live” Concert Series Featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, DJ Drama and Baka Not Nice in Toronto on September 28th

On the heels of the sold out “RapCaviar Live” show in Atlanta this past Saturday, headlined by Gucci Mane with special guests Mike WiLL Made-It, 6lack, Rae Sremmurd, Trouble and more, Spotify is announcing the second concert in the series. The latest show, featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, DJ Drama and Baka Not Nice, will […]