App Spotlight: Official Comedy

Are you ready to laugh? Now you can find your favorite comedians and discover great new comedy talent on Spotify with the new Official Comedy App. This first of its kind app aggregates our extensive comedy database and offers listeners a curated assortment of entertaining programming. Now it’s never been easier to get giggling to top […]

“Axwell Presents…” — An Exclusive Series of Festival Playlists

Festival fans – you’re in for a treat! We’ve teamed up with Axwell, Swedish superstar DJ/producer and one third of recently split electronic music trio, Swedish House Mafia, to curate a series of exclusive playlists this summer. In the run up to five of this season’s hottest dance festivals, Axwell will release a playlist exclusively […]

App Spotlight: RITHM

iPhone fans – we have an awesome app for you! Be sure to check out RITHM, a new free app that allows you to send fun, customizable music messages to friends. On RITHM, you can: Send songs to any friend Customize with videos, photos (free form doodling) and fun animated (dancing) characters to send along […]

Rock-a-Royal Baby

Union Jacks are flying high and champagne corks are popping as the birth of the Royal Baby boy is announced to the world, and to celebrate we’ve created a commemorative playlist to mark the occasion. Scouring the web, we’ve found the tracks which were at number one on the birth date of each of the […]

Our Interview with Laura Jansen

“I’m very open with my audience – it’s like a free form of therapy…” Laura is checking over her gear ahead of a session in Spotify’s Amsterdam office when we reach her. The Netherlands-born daughter of a, “pretty cool mom”, was raised on a huge range of music, from “weird Brazilian protest stuff” to vintage […]

James Anderson’s Top 10

James Anderson, Lancashire and England cricketer, and the man responsible for taking 10 wickets during the first Ashes test, helping England to victory, shares his top 10 favourite tracks of the moment to mark his ambassadorship of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins. Tune in to his playlist here!   Speaking about Nordoff Robbins’ work, James says: […]

Adventures in the Netherlands: New Spotify study sees encouraging downwards trend in music piracy in the Netherlands

Today Spotify publishes ‘Adventures in the Netherlands’, a new report that tackles the topic of music piracy, authored by Spotify’s Director of Economics, Will Page, takes a close look at music piracy in Holland. The study, which uncovers some encouraging trends in music piracy, includes: a deep dive into music piracy in the Netherlands, a study of artist ‘holdouts’ and […]

Our Interview With Robin Thicke

“95% of the world didn’t think the Blurred Lines video was controversial at all…” Robin Thicke’s (really rather good) band lean into Blurred Lines about 30 seconds before The Man Himself wanders out of a side room at Spotify London – pitch-black Aviators firmly in place – and begins to sing. The temperature rises. Screaming […]

All Star Game Songs

With the 2013 All Star Game taking place tonight at the New York Mets’ home, Citi Field, we put together this playlist of the walk out music for the 2013 All Star Game starting lineups. The list runs the gamut from The Rolling Stones to 90’s superstars House of Pain (David Wright), to JAY Z. […]

#MusicMonday – La chronique d’Edouard du 15 Juillet

L’été est là et déploie chaque jour un peu plus son ciel azur et son soleil étincelant. La chaleur sera pour les uns dynamisante et pour les autres soporifique. Trouver la musique idéale entre survoltage et léthargie s’avère alors être un véritable casse-tête. Pour tenter de coller à votre tension artérielle, les musiques seront ni […]