Spotify goes public with direct listing
02 April 2018 | 12:00 pm
Bloomberg Deals reporter Alex Barinka breaks down the beats of Spotify's direct listing.
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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
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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."
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Spotify Technology SA said Apple Inc. should be probed by the European Union’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services.
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Music streaming service Spotify hit 100 million subscribers to its premium streaming service in the first quarter, more than double the number of nearest rival Apple.
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In re-producing the song "Lose Yourself," and hundreds of others by the rapper, the lawsuit claims the music streamer infringed on copyright laws. The publisher's complaint adds that "Lose Yourself" was put into a category meant for unknown song owners on Spotify.
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With the decade coming to a close, streaming giant Spotify has released its biggest songs and artistes of the past 10 years. And one of the songs that made the list was Drake’s ‘One Dance,’ which featured Kyla and Nigerian Afrobeats star, Wizkid.
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Music streaming service Spotify joined Twitter in suspending political advertising on its platform and podcasts in 2020. Fake news is increasingly a problem with fears of foreign manipulation of the US election in 2020.
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Based on what type of pet you own, 'Spotify for Pets' will make a list of tunes. @SpotifyNews, via Twitter As of now, the feature is available for cats, dogs and birds. You can also use it if you own a hamster or iguana.
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