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, […]


Spotify to Launch New Original Podcasts Showstopper, Unpacked, and The Chris Lighty Story (WT)

Check out the trailer for Showstopper Your listening sessions on Spotify just got better with the launch of new original podcasts series Showstopper, Unpacked, and an audio documentary series about the extraordinary career and untimely death of music industry luminary Chris Lighty.  With each series, listeners will get an intimate look into music’s most notable, […]


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 […]



Having Music Mood Swings? Blame It on the Rain! Spotify and AccuWeather Reveal How Weather Affects Music Listening

Sunnier Days Bring Higher-Energy, Happier-Sounding Music Listeners Turn to Sadder, Low-Energy Music on Rainy Days “Rain, rain go away, come again another day” is exactly the vibe Spotify listeners have on rainy days. The music streaming service partnered with AccuWeather, the largest, most accurate source of forecasts and weather warnings in the world, to determine how […]