September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A pair of stories from the world of connected set-top boxes this morning, starting with Amazon’s Fire TV in the US. Spotify is now available for the device, with Amazon having incorporated the streaming...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify announced its latest pre-release exclusive yesterday: a week’s streaming of Alt-J’s second album ‘This Is All Yours’ before its general release on 22 September. The company...

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September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify got all married up with music data company The Echo Nest back in March and just over five months later (the gestation period in digital is obviously a few months shorter – hem hem) they’ve...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The other day we reported on a Twitter exchange between Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan where the former queried just how the latter arrived at the number of users he believed are...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

New research claims that music piracy in Australia slipped by 20% between December 2012 and December 2013. Oh, and we should point out that the research was undertaken by Spotify, a service that has long...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Coca-Cola, Ford, McDonald’s and NBC Universal Pictures are among the launch partners that will be using two new video products on Spotify For Brands – Spotify’s marketing platform. The first product,...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It started on Twitter with Spotify co-founder Ek asking analyst Mulligan how he arrived at the figure of 210m users of ad-supported streaming in a recent report. POW! Mulligan replied by saying “they...

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September 5th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify's latest press release – a chart of the most-streamed songs this summer – sheds more light on the scale of revenues being generated by the biggest hits on the streaming service. It noted...

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