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  1. the streaming wars
    Spotify Is Finally Getting Into the Exclusives GameThe days of free all-access as you know it are over.
  2. the streaming wars
    Prince’s Music Is Finally Coming to Apple Music and Likely Spotify SoonTidal has previously been the streaming home for Prince.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. the streaming wars
    Apple Music Will End 2016 With Half of Spotify’s Paid Subscribers So FarThank Drake.
  6. streams
    Drake Is Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist This Year and EverTwo years running.
  7. radiohead
    Radiohead’s Complete Catalogue Is Now on SpotifySome B-sides were added this week.
  8. the strategist
    How to Seriously Upgrade Your Sound System for $204Just follow these four steps.
  9. the streaming wars
    Spotify Reportedly No Longer Wants to Buy SoundCloud“It doesn’t need an additional licensing headache in a potential IPO year.”
  10. facts and figures
    Spotify Hits 40 Million Subscribers, Surpassing Apple Music GrowthSpotify has gained 10 million subscribers in six months.
  11. blonde
    Phew, Frank Ocean’s Blonde Is Back on SpotifyNever take it for granted again.
  12. blonde
    Frank Ocean’s Blonde Is Now on Spotify, So Even More People Can CryThe wait is finally, truly over.
  13. documentaries
    Allow Spotify to Tell You Metallica’s Origin Story in a New DocumentaryThe rest of the doc is a Spotify exclusive, but it’s free!
  14. sexual playlists
    Barack Obama Basically Made a Summer Sex PlaylistIncluding D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, and Janet Jackson.
  15. the streaming wars
    Spotify Launches Radio Show With James BlakeSecretly genius.
  16. music streaming
    Radiohead’s In Rainbows Is Now on SpotifyThe 2007 self-released album had been the band’s last record not on Spotify.
  17. animated movies
    Don’t Fret, Sony’s Emoji Movie Will Feature AppsThe movie is the message.
  18. the mystery of pablo
    Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo Is Finally Available Everywhere Kanye loves Kanye.
  19. the streaming wars
    29 Musicians and Celebs on How They Stream MusicYes, some artists are totally fine with their music being free.
  20. the beatles
    And the Least-Popular Beatles Tracks on Spotify Are …By our calculations.
  21. lawsuits
    David Lowery Comes for Spotify … AgainDaniel Ek is one bald dude Lowery would NEVER take bowling.
  22. personality types
    The Most-Streamed Beatles Songs on Every Service (and What It Says About You)Here’s why you really listened to “Yellow Submarine” this weekend.
  23. the beatles
    ‘Come Together’ Tops Spotify’s Most-Streamed Beatles TracksBeatles songs have been added to 673,000 playlists on Spotify.
  24. Taylor Swift Accidentally Reappeared on Spotify Under LostprophetsJust no.
  25. the streaming wars
    Spotify Makes Some Artists So Angry, Even Joanna Newsom Thinks It’s ‘Villainous’“It’s a garbage system.”
  26. music streaming
    Spotify Widget Confirms You Heard Lorde FirstFound Them First tells you which artists you discovered before the bandwagon.
  27. White House Releases Barack Obama’s Summer Sex PlaylistOr, as he calls it, “President’s Summer Playlist: Night.”
  28. the streaming wars
    Finally, Björk’s New Album Is StreamingRejoice!
  29. lighter shades of green
    Spotify Says It Changed Its Green Logo for Branding Purposes, and MillennialsToo bad everyone hates it.
  30. streaming
    Spotify Responds to Apple Announcement With Big NumbersCEO Daniel Ek is scheduled to speak at the inaugural Symposium Stockholm.
  31. the streaming wars
    Spotify Officially Adds Video, New Features“The New Spotify” boasts video, podcasts, radio, and more.
  32. music streaming
    Starbucks Officially Goes Digital, Announces Deal With SpotifySorry, Hov.
  33. behind closed doors
    3 Reasons Why Apple Won’t Ruin Free SpotifyPhew! You can still spend that $10 on booze.
  34. Streaming Made More Money Than CDs in 2014Surprise, surprise.
  35. Why You Can’t Stream Björk’s New Album on Spotify“It’s not about the money, it’s about respect.”
  36. chat room
    Noel Gallagher on His New Album and Beyoncé“If I were Beck, I’d have handed Kanye the award and a dictionary and said, ‘Have a look at the word artistry and see if it applies to Beyoncé.’”
  37. technology
    Soon You’ll Be Able to Control the Music in Your Uber Using SpotifySchmaylor Schmift. 
  38. get off my lawn
    Dave Grohl Jumps Into the Taylor Swift vs. Spotify Debate“Nowadays there’s so much focus on technology that it doesn’t really matter.”
  39. streamers gonna stream stream stream stream stream
    CEO Says Taylor Swift Lost $6 Million by Leaving Spotify“Spotify is not the enemy; piracy is the enemy.”
  40. not so swift
    Why Taylor Swift Is Nuts for Leaving SpotifyAs we’ve seen over the past 15 years, the decisions record labels make are quite often not in the best interests of their customers, their artists, or, in the end, themselves. 
  41. Taylor Swift Reveals Why She Left SpotifyHer music is never, ever coming back to the streaming service.
  42. broke with expensive taste
    The Azealia Banks Album Actually Happened [Updated]It’s here.
  43. explainer
    Here’s Why Taylor Swift Dumped SpotifyShe knows what she’s worth. 
  44. music
    Spotify Is Not Taking Its Breakup With Taylor Swift WellThe singer just removed all of her music from the streaming service.
  45. end of culture
    The Last Culture Guide You’ll Ever NeedExhausted by trying to keep up with new culture? Why not give it up altogether? Our critics’ handbook to all the wonderful stuff lurking right behind your screen.
  46. beef
    Radiohead Manager Defends Spotify; Nigel Godrich Gets Feisty“Streaming services are a very new way for artists and fans to engage.”
  47. protests
    Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Pull Albums From SpotifyIn protest of its business model.
  48. flip-flops
    Metallica, Sworn Enemy of Music-Sharing Technology, Finally Joins Spotify“Enter Spotify.” Anyone?
  49. lists
    And Spotify’s Most Popular Song of 2012 Is …Not “Call Me Maybe.”
  50. not awesome
    Spotify May Not Get to the U.S. Before the End of the YearBoo.
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