Deezer starts letting brands sponsor its editorial playlists
Deezer has launched its latest feature for brands: the ability to sponsor its curated (editorial) playlists. They can now pay to have their image splashed across any playlist’s header, along with a link to their website...
January 8, 2021
Totally Mexico: Deezer reports strong growth in usage
Latin America has long been one of Deezer’s strongest territories outside its homeland France. Now the company says that its active usage in Mexico grew by 20% in three months this summer, thanks to its partnership...
December 14, 2020
Deezer and uduX announce their latest deals with telcos
There are still plenty of partnerships to be done between music streaming services and telcos, in established and high-potential markets alike. The latest example of the former is Deezer’s tie-up with Austrian company...
December 8, 2020
J Balvin was Deezer’s most-streamed artist of 2020
It isn't just Spotify that can do the end-of-year charts thing. Deezer has published some of its top lists of 2020, albeit without stream figures attached. J Balvin was the platform's top artist for the third year in a...
December 2, 2020
Deezer has a new ‘HiFi Room’ to showcase its hi-res music
Deezer wants to help users of its top-tier HiFi subscription to explore its catalogue of hi-res music beyond the obvious jazz and classical content. It has launched a section of its service called 'HiFi Room' offering...
October 30, 2020
Deezer encourages pirate app users to switch to official version
It may seem strange that people try to use music streaming services like Spotify and Deezer through unofficial apps, when there’s not even a subscription barrier to entry for the official ones. Getting premium features...
October 26, 2020
Deezer commissioned covers for its new ‘InVersions’ album
Like its streaming rivals, Deezer is experimenting with commissioning original music that won't put labels' noses out of joint. The latest example is a compilation album called 'InVersions', which is a collection of cover...
October 7, 2020
Deezer still pushing for user-centric payouts: ‘We will continue fighting…’
Just over a year ago, music streaming service Deezer announced its desire to launch a pilot of a 'user-centric payment system' (UCPS) by early 2020. You can read our primer on the user-centric model here, but in a nutshell,...
October 1, 2020
Spotify and Epic Games co-found Coalition for App Fairness
Spotify and Epic Games have both been waging an antitrust battle against Apple, with an EC complaint and lawsuit respectively. Now the pair have company in a new Coalition for App Fairness that they have co-founded to lobby...
September 25, 2020
Deezer adds ‘Country Selector’ and standalone audiobooks app
Deezer has been busy adding new features this year, and a couple more have come this week. One is 'Country Selector', a toggle for users to switch their music and podcast content to another country of their choice. It's...
September 17, 2020
Apple and Deezer reveal their latest books and audiobooks expansion
Music and podcasts are increasingly intertwined on various streaming services, but books – and specifically audiobooks – may also be joining the party. We recently reported on Spotify's ambitions on that front,...
September 9, 2020