Tag Archive: Spotify


No one has shut up about this album since it came out in October 2014. Taylor Swift’s “1989” sold over a million copies in the first week alone and continues to sell well even today, largely due to the fact… Read more ›

You won’t find these Apple Music albums on Spotify

Taylor Swift fans aren’t the only ones with reasons to celebrate Apple Music. Apple’s new streaming service boasts over 30 million songs. That’s according to the company, anyway; we definitely haven’t counted them. And even though it’s only a day… Read more ›

Apple Music’s launch is just days away, and Spotify is already running to catch up to the free trial Apple thinks will convince you to become a paying customer. In an attempt to match Apple’s controversial three-month free trial period,… Read more ›

Having agreed to pay out royalties to music artists during the initial three-month trial period of Apple Music, Apple will reportedly pay rights holders 0.2 cents per stream, according to a new report. This rate is similar to that paid… Read more ›

The Taylor Swift/Apple Music controversy has reignited discussion about what exactly the trend toward music streaming is going to do to artists. If you’re concerned that your favorite singer isn’t getting enough dough, you may be interested to check out Eternify,… Read more ›

The one advantage Spotify has over Apple Music

Apple Music may come with a long list of advantages over rivals like Spotify — such as real radio and a super-affordable family plan — but there’s one thing it’s lagging behind on, and that’s music quality. The highest bitrate… Read more ›

Spotify’s not happy about the way that Apple charges a 30 percent fee toward sales thorough its App Store, including subscription services. The tax structure means that in order for Spotify to make $ 9.99 per month for its premium service… Read more ›

Apple is planning to unveil a hot new redesign of Beats Music at WWDC. The new streaming service is aimed at killing rival’s like Spotify and Pandora, but rather than relying on an Apple software veteran to redesign Beats Music,… Read more ›

Apple plans to launch a new streaming music service this spring, but music industry insiders say Apple isn’t trying to just compete with Spotify, it wants to become the music business. Tim Cook and Jimmy Iovine were two of the… Read more ›

Spotify now has a whopping 60 million active listeners, 15 million of which are paying for a Spotify Premium subscription, the European company confirmed today. Spotify has added around 2.5 million paying subscribers in just two months — and that’s… Read more ›