Top Spotify tracks of 2009

With 2009 now drawing to a close, we wanted to say goodbye to the Noughties with a short round up of the year. We’ve put together a list of the top 100 most listened to tracks on Spotify in 2009. The rankings are based on number of streams over the year by all of our […]

Spotify holiday pre-releases

A couple of pre-releases just before the holidays to let you know about. For all UK listeners we have the debut album by Colorado electronic duo 3OH!3. Their album, WANT, was released to rave reviews in the US and will be out on December 28th. For Spotify Premium users in Sweden we have a new […]

Update to Spotify for Symbian

We’ve released an update to Spotify for Symbian that fixes a number of issues with the initial release and adds support for some new models. Version 0.3.22 (61361) can be downloaded from This release includes: A fix for disappearing offline tracks. A fix for the problem when adding tracks to existing playlists on touch […]

New Spotify for Android release

Late last night we released a new version of Spotify for Android. The new version (v 0.3.24) can be downloaded from the Android Market or use your phone’s browser and go to and select the option ‘manual install’. New features in this release include: URI support – Open/Share Spotify URI’s to or from SMS, […]

Spotify Premium, Carola concert tickets

Swedish singer Carola has a new album out for Christmas and we’ve got five pairs of tickets to see her live in Stockholm or Oslo for Spotify Premium subscribers. The first show is in Oslo at Folketeateret on December 13th at 16:00. The second show is in Stockholm at Cirkus on December 21st at 16.30. […]

New Alicia Keys album to debut exclusively on Spotify

12x Grammy Award winner, Alicia Keys, is releasing her highly anticipated fourth studio album, The Element of Freedom, later this month. We’re excited to announce that starting Monday, December 7th, Spotify users will be able to stream the album in full, a week before the release. For a taste of what to expect from the […]

Spotify Premium e-cards, just in time for the holidays

We’re rolling out e-cards today so that you can purchase and send the gift of Spotify Premium to your family or friends for the holidays. You’ll be able to purchase either one, three or six month premium subscriptions and send your loved ones a tastefully designed email or print out the gift to place under […]

Spotify in Norway at 7-Eleven & Narvesen

We previously announced that you could purchase Spotify Premium months in retail stores in Sweden. Starting today we’re extending this offer so that you can also purchase premium months in 7-Eleven & Narvesen stores in Norway. You can select one, three, six or twelve month purchases. Just as in Sweden, you’ll receive a receipt that […]

Say hello to Oskar, our new CTO.

I wanted to take a moment to introduce Oskar Stål who recently joined Spotify as our new CTO. Oskar is coming to us from the successful mobile transaction company mBlox, where he was a key part of the technical leadership for the last eight years. As the Director of Development he helped mBlox go from […]