March 12th, 2014 by Music Ally


Billboard has run a lengthy Q&A with Ken Parks, Spotify's chief content officer and MD in the US, in the wake of the service’s acquisition of The Echo Nest and amid growing rumours of a move towards...

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January 31st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


With 5m paying subscribers, 20m active users and $500m paid out to rightsholders since its launch in 2008, Spotify remains top dog in the streaming-music subscriptions market. Yet the more it grows, the...

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February 29th, 2012 by Music Ally

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If more artists start to 'window' their album releases, withholding them from streaming services for weeks or months after they go on sale, it's not good news for those services.

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January 27th, 2012 by Music Ally


Spotify took centre stage at last night's Universal Music Open Day event in London, with chief content officer Ken Parks announcing that the streaming service now has 3m paying subscribers: up from 2.5m...

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