Avicii’s 200m Stream Bombshell

Wake Me Up is the Spotify’s Most Streamed Track ever… Avicii’s Wake Me Up is now the most-played song of all time on Spotify having – just today – gone north of the 200 million streams barrier. Avicii’s monster hit was the fastest song ever to reach the 100 million streams landmark back in September of last year and Wake Me […]


February Beats presented by @thursplay

Here’s what you’ll listen to on this October Beats by our friends at @thursplay : On this February Beats by @thursplay [2014] you can listen to: “If I Could Change Your Mind” by L.A. based HAIM, “Don’t Wanna Dance” by Danish singer and songwriter MØ; latest single by BANKS called “Brain”, “A Wonderful World” by Conor […]


Historic Venue: The Ryman Auditorium

With the release of a brand new live album from Band of Horses, we look back at what has made this Nashville venue the hallowed ground it is now considered to be. The historic Ryman Auditorium, now 124 years old and going strong, is one of the most iconic venues in the world. Located in […]


We’re updating our Windows Phone app!

We’re happy to announce that two new updates are coming to Windows Phone 8 users this spring. The first Spotify update brings the much-anticipated Radio, Browse and Discover features. This means that you will be able to listen to personalized radio stations, browse for what’s hot and what’s new, or discover more music. The update […]


‘Add to Spotify’ with SoundHound

Love SoundHound? So do we! Today, there’s even more to love with the launch of a rich ‘Add to Spotify’ integration for iOS enabling users to convert SoundHound music discoveries seamlessly into Spotify playlists. Now you can add newly discovered and previously searched tracks to a playlist within Spotify without ever leaving the SoundHound App! It’s simple […]


Spotify predicts BRIT Award winners

As the world’s hottest talent prepare to attend the BRIT Awards, we’ve analysed streams from the past twelve months to predict which nominees will clean up at this year’s glittering ceremony. Our key predictions include: British Breakthrough Act: Bastille Best British Single: Pompeii, Bastille Album of the Year: Bad Blood, Bastille Fresh from smashing the […]


Spotify Picks – David Whiting

We’re back with this year’s first #FavoriteFollow, David Whiting, from our Stockholm office. Listen to some of his favourite tunes and learn stuff about David you never knew you didn’t know! Where are you from and how did you end up at Spotify? I grew up in the UK, moving around various parts of the west country playing in […]