Spotify is testing podcast-creating features in its main app
Spotify's Anchor podcast-making app has become a key source of new shows on the service: 85% of them, to be precise.
July 4, 2022
Spotify is finally building a tips economy for artists
Spotify is renaming Artist Fundraising Pick to 'Fan Support'. However, the bigger news is what the company is planning to do with its also-rebranded Spotify Live feature.
April 22, 2022
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.
October 28, 2021
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.
October 22, 2021
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.
August 19, 2021
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...
February 23, 2021
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...
September 15, 2020
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...
March 25, 2020