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Spotify

  1. there will be podcasts
    Picking the Best Podcast App (and a Guide to the Rest)It isn’t Apple or Spotify, both of which come up short — for now.
  2. lawsuits
    Eminem’s Publisher Is Suing Spotify for Potential BillionsThe complaint also calls into question the constitutionality of the Music Modernization Act.
  3. podcasts
    What’s Behind Apple’s Podcast Strategy?How the company’s reported interest in original podcast content could affect the medium.
  4. podcasts
    The Obamas Are Going to Make Podcasts for SpotifyThey will “develop, produce, and lend their voices to select podcasts.”
  5. now streaming
    Here’s How You Can Get Hulu for Super CheapThis limited-time Huloophole means you now have one less excuse for not watching Ramy.
  6. podcasts
    Reply All’s Brilliant Roman Mars Episode Messes With the Podcast IndustrySilly stunt or cunning commentary? It could be both.
  7. bitch better have my money
    Artists Revolt Against Spotify in Open Letter: ‘You Have Used Us’Including Nile Rodgers, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and more.
  8. podcasts
    Are We in a Podcast Bubble?Podcasting is suddenly more than a mission; it’s an industry.
  9. explainers
    Is Spotify Suing Songwriters? The Latest Legal Battle, ExplainedWhy all the big streaming companies are appealing a ruling that would force them to pay more to songwriters.
  10. the streaming wars
    Spotify’s Latest Power Play? Giving You Hulu for FreeSpotify just challenged Apple’s big TV push before it’s even launched.
  11. podcasts
    What Spotify’s $230 Million Gimlet Deal Means for the Podcast IndustryThe streaming music giant just took a big swing on podcasts. Is the industry’s Wild West era officially over?
  12. behind the scenes
    Why Spotify Finally Let People Mute R. KellyAfter a failed first attempt at banning Kelly, Spotify has put the onus of holding him accountable on the consumer. Here’s why.
  13. hacks
    Were Spotify Accounts Hacked to Boost Streams for Fake Artists?Spotify confirmed that it “detected abnormal streaming activity” from allegedly fake artists.
  14. streaming
    Spotify’s New Feature Will Literally Let You Mute R. KellyOr rather, any artist you don’t like.
  15. the music industry
    Does the Surprise Album Release Still Work?Artists are trying everything to stand out in an increasingly crowded market.
  16. mariah carey is christmas
    Is It Possible We Play That Mariah Carey Song Too Much?It turns out this really is all we want for Christmas.
  17. the industry
    Taylor Swift Leaves Big Machine for ‘History-Making’ Record DealWith one big stipulation.
  18. music
    Can Spotify and AncestryDNA Really Tell You About Yourself Through a Playlist?Strap yourself into yourself and enjoy the ride!
  19. explainers
    Spotify’s Direct Upload Feature, ExplainedWhat their new direct upload features means for you and the music business.
  20. explainers
    Nicki Minaj’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week: A TimelineIs there really a conspiracy? Let’s fact-check her claims.
  21. criticisms
    Nicki Minaj Has Theory About Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, Spotify, Ariana Grande“lol. Im actually laughing.”
  22. xxxtentacion
    XXXTentacion Now Reportedly Holds the Single-Day Streaming Record on SpotifyHis song “SAD!” has jumped Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do.”
  23. the streaming wars
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Joint Album Is Now on Spotify and Apple MusicTurns out, maybe they do care about streaming numbers.
  24. vulture guides
    Everything You Need to Know About Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Joint AlbumBreaking down the video (filmed in the Louvre!), what they said about the cheating scandal, and the shots at Trump, Kanye, Drake, and more.
  25. Top Dawg Told Spotify That Artists Would Pull Their Music Over Conduct Policy“I was willing to get the whole culture to back out.”
  26. backlash
    Spotify Is Scrapping Its Artist Conduct Policy XXXTentacion will be put back into playlist circulation.
  27. spotify
    Spotify’s CEO Now Says R. Kelly Ban Was ‘Rolled Out Wrong’“It was never about punishing one individual artist or even naming one individual artist.”
  28. How Will Amy Schumer’s Huge Spotify Deal Change the Podcast Industry?Spotify is reportedly paying more than $1 million for rights to Schumer’s podcast.
  29. the industry
    Report: Spotify Might Put XXXTentacion’s Music Back on PlaylistsReps for Kendrick Lamar allegedly called Spotify’s CEO and threatened to pull his music in response to the new policy change.
  30. Spotify, R. Kelly, and the Music Industry’s Slow Push Toward ChangeSpotify’s new policy is heartening, but it obscures a deeper problem in contemporary media consumption.
  31. What Spotify Removing R. Kelly and XXXTentacion From Its Playlists MeansThe streaming platform banned both artists from its playlists, but what does that mean for the music industry at large?
  32. r. kelly
    Spotify Will No Longer Promote R. Kelly on Its PlaylistsHe has been found in violation of Spotify’s new Hate Content and Hateful Conduct policies.
  33. the industry
    Spotify, Hulu Will Offer $13 Bundled SubscriptionsOnce enough streaming services bundle together, we’ll have re-created cable TV.
  34. dads of instagram
    Will Smith, in a Total Dad Move, Re-creates Jaden’s Music Video for ‘Icon’Smith posted the parody on Instagram.
  35. oprah winfrey
    Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech Was Such a Bop, It’s Now on SpotifyTime’s up for every other song.
  36. People Are Really Into Adding Eminem to Their Workout Spotify Playlists“Till I Collapse” is the song that appears most frequently on Spotify playlists with “Workout” in the title.
  37. lawsuits
    Tom Petty’s Publisher Sues Spotify for a Measly $1.6 BillionPfft, chump change.
  38. the streaming wars
    Thom Yorke Apparently Likes Spotify NowHe’s put his solo albums back on the service despite previous complaints.
  39. playlists
    How a Hit Rap Song Happens NowThe most influential playlist in music is Spotify’s RapCaviar, which turns mixtape rappers into megastars. And it’s all curated by one man.
  40. the streaming wars
    College Students Can Now Get Spotify and Hulu for $4.99 a MonthThere’s never been a better time to avoid writing that paper.
  41. Spotify Bans White-Supremacist BandsThe music-streaming service is combing their catalog for overt white-supremacist bands.
  42. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek’s 10 Favorite BooksIncluding The Alchemist, Sapiens, and more.
  43. the streaming wars
    Jay-Z Won’t End His War With Spotify Even for 4:44Will his war on Spotify ever let up?
  44. How Spammers, Superstars, and Tech Giants Gamed the Music IndustryMaking money in the music industry is more complicated than ever, and people are finding new ways to hack the system for maximum profit.
  45. oof
    Spotify Admits Calling Justin Bieber ‘Latin King’ in an Ad Was a Bad IdeaSpotify says it wanted to “celebrate ‘Despacito’ as a key cultural moment when music genres crossover.”
  46. the streaming wars
    Well, It Just Got Harder to Stream Jay Z’s MusicSteering Hova fans ever Tidal-ward.
  47. the streaming wars
    Spotify Is Finally Getting Into the Exclusives GameThe days of free all-access as you know it are over.
  48. the streaming wars
    Prince’s Music Is Finally Coming to Apple Music and Likely Spotify SoonTidal has previously been the streaming home for Prince.
  49. george michael
    George Michael Spotify Streams Jump 3,158 Percent the Day After His Death“Last Christmas” and “Faith” are among his most-played songs.
  50. record breakers
    Drake’s ‘One Dance’ Had a Record-Obliterating Billion Streams on Spotify AloneIt’s the first song to reach one billion streams on Spotify.
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