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Spotify’s €1bn advertising year: ‘This business is accelerating’

“Not only did we have our biggest quarter ever for ads in Q3, but 2021 will mark the first time we will surpass €1bn in ad revenue,” CEO Daniel Ek told analysts.
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Spotify opens video podcasts up to many more Anchor creators

Spotify began testing video podcasts on its service earlier this year, but now it is opening up the feature to more podcasters using its Anchor app.
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Spotify rolls out Music + Talk podcasts in 15 more countries

Initially available in a handful of countries, now the model is rolling out to 15 more, including Japan, France and Brazil.
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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek talks Bollywood, creators and battling radio with live features

"I believe 100% that we're going to see a rise of Bollywood and new types of Indian music making it into the global scene in the very near future." Not the first prediction of this kind, but it carries extra weight given...
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Spotify’s Anchor says it’s cracking down on copycat podcasts

There have been growing complaints about copycat podcasts uploaded through Spotify's Anchor app. That means taking other people's podcasts and re-uploading them – often with the same artwork – as your own, in the hope...
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Spotify’s Anchor makes remote, collaborative podcasting easier

“I know this time of self isolation is hard and scary for people but however bad you are feeling- please, please don’t consider starting your own podcast,” joked actor Nicola Coughlan last week – which...
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Spotify encourages artists to create their own podcasts

“Do You Need Your Own Podcast?” asks Spotify’s latest blog post aimed at artists. The tone of the article is clearly encouraging them to give it a go, ideally via Spotify’s own Anchor podcast-creation app, which...