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How to String Together Free Trials for More Than a Year
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Spotify Is Using DNA Tests to Curate Playlists, Which Is Pretty Creepy
The streaming service is partnering up with Ancestry to create custom playlists based on your lineage.
Drake Has Broken Another One of The Beatles' Records
Sucked in, McCartney.
Beyoncé and JAY-Z's 'Everything Is Love' Is Now on Spotify and Apple Music
Hear Beyoncé insult Spotify... on Spotify.
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Spotify CEO Talks Hateful Conduct Policy: "We Rolled This Out Wrong"
After his company removed R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from curated playlists at the start of this month, Daniel Ek admitted to a conference crowd last night that Spotify made some mistakes.
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Spotify to Restore XXXTentacion Songs to Their Playlists After Outcry
The company's "hateful conduct" policy was reportedly protested by Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music from the platform.
Spotify Removes R. Kelly From Its Curated Playlists
Starting today, you won't be able to find R. Kelly's music on Spotify's official playlists like Rap Caviar and Discover Weekly.
Spotify Is Officially Going Public
The company—which has a reported value of $23 billion—will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange as SPOT.
The Story of a Scammer Who Maybe Cheated Spotify Out of $1 Million
The mystery figure technically didn't break any laws in the process either.
Apple Music Is Smashing the Skin off Spotify in the Subscriber Wars
Fight! Fight! Fight!!! By the summer, Apple's streaming service is set to have overtaken Spotify's subscriber base.
Spotify Is Getting a Little Better at Crediting Artists and Songwriters
This week has seen royalty amounts rise, and production and songwriting credits added to the streaming service's desktop iteration.
New Streaming Rules Could Fuck With Your Favorite Rapper's Money
The Billboard charts are now weighing streams on Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, and YouTube differently. This could have a much larger impact than you might realize.