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Spotify goes public with direct listing

By Bloomberg
02 April 2018   |   12:00 pm
Bloomberg Deals reporter Alex Barinka breaks down the beats of Spotify's direct listing.


11 Feb 2017
Fans of pop star Katy Perry woke up Friday to an e-mail on their smartphones: Her new single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” is available for streaming.
1 Mar 2018
Spotify files prospectus for public offering on NYSE. Bloomberg's Alex Barinka joins Julia Chatterley and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets" to explain.
24 Mar 2018
YouTube is about to launch a paid music subscription service. It's trying to steal listeners from Spotify and Apple Music.
2 Apr 2018
Bloomberg Deals reporter Alex Barinka breaks down the beats of Spotify's direct listing.
4 Apr 2018
Bloomberg's Drew Singer, and Mike Holland, founder and chairman at Holland & Co., discuss the nature of Spotify's first day of trading.
5 Apr 2018
The Weeknd Helps Apple Music Top Spotify in Streams The lead song of the Toronto singer'snew My Dear Melancholy album, Call Out My Name, tallied 6 million streams during its first 24 hours on Apple Music.
25 Apr 2018
J. Cole bests Drake for first-day streaming record on Apple Music and Spotify Cole’s new album, ‘KOD,’ topped the Canadian’s ‘Views’ over the weekend. ‘KOD’ was streamed a total of 64.5 million times on Apple Music, beating ‘Views’ by nearly one million streams.
3 May 2018
Streaming music service Spotify reported 75 million premium users in the first quarter, leaving investors disappointed.
11 May 2018
The music of embattled R&B singer R. Kelly has been removed from Spotify’s owned and operated playlists after the company announced a new hate content policy.
15 Oct 2018
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Spotify compiled a list of the most popular songs and artists of all time on the platform. Drake claimed the spot as the most-streamed artist of all time
6 Dec 2018
Drake was named Spotify's top-streamed artist in 2015, 2016, 2017 and is holding on to the title in 2018. He also held the top-streamed album with 'Scorpion' and claimed the title of the top-streamed song with "God's Plan."
12 Dec 2018
Tencent Music is set to begin trading in the U.S. Wednesday after pricing one share at $13 - toward the lower end of its midpoint range. China's music-streaming service is pinning its fortunes on a rising tide of listeners but challenges abound.