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.
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.
Napalm Death teaches radio host how to sing death metal, is rewarded with Spotify popularity
It's all in the throat.
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.
Spotify removes tone-deaf ad calling Justin Bieber a ‘Latin king’
Spotify said it was trying to 'celebrate' the song.
Sen. Kamala Harris just dropped the most fire playlist of the summer
The breakout Democrat of 2017 toasts African-American Music Appreciation Month with style.
2 Chainz, Big Boi, and Young Thug show Atlanta runs the world—or at least hip-hop
Atlanta's vice grip on rap is stronger than ever.
The disappearance of Redding Hunter
The songwriter behind Peter & the Wolf took the path less taken—and he's never looked back.
Lorde’s stunning new album proves young people need space to make mistakes
On 'Melodrama,' Lorde finds her safe space.
PWR BTTM lands new management as debut album returns to Spotify
The band's music went offline amid accusations of sexual assault.