Spotify is a major music-streaming service that launched in 2008. The service is available in more than 50 countries, and in both free and premium formats. It’s also been a major talking point in the discussion about how artists are compensated.

Kanye fans tally 700,000 ‘Hey Mama’ streams to protest Taylor Swift
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Spotify begins selling makeup amid merch expansion
Your favorite free music app diversifies.
Did Ivanka Trump make a sex playlist on Spotify?
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Spotify releases star-studded playlist in support of DACA
The music is full of high-profile immigrant artists.
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Spotify finally starts removing white supremacist music from site
It's pulling and reviewing alleged 'white power' groups.
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Spotify elbows into Apple’s turf with new podcast initiative
The music streamer will start promoting some of the most popular podcasts.
Tyler, the Creator drops the shock tactics—and makes his prettiest album yet on ‘Flower Boy’
The rapper just wants to enjoy right now, today. But that's not always easy.
‘Despacito’ just became the most-streamed track of all time
The song smashed the all-time streaming record in just 6 months, racking up 4.6 billion plays across platforms.
Which of these fledgling music services will still exist in 2018?
No one is safe until the industry finds a sustainable business model.
Kanye West is reportedly done with Tidal
Amid Jay Z drama, West is rethinking the exclusive release.
Vince Staples just made the second-best rap album of the year with ‘Big Fish Theory’
He doesn't care about your year-end list, but he's going to be on it.