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Beyoncé releases new song 'Spirit' from 'Lion King' album
3 days ago
Queen Bey dropped the new track on Tuesday via YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and Tidal. The song is part of the 'Lion King' album, 'The Gift,' which was curated by the singer.
Spotify beats forecasts, hits 100 million premium subscribers
Music streaming service Spotify hit 100 million subscribers to its premium streaming service in the first quarter, more than double the number of nearest rival Apple.
Apple fires back at Spotify's antitrust complaint
Apple Inc. said its App Store contributed to Spotify becoming the business it is today, according to a statement on Friday.
Drake and Ariana Grande crush Spotify's 2018 streams
6 Dec 2018
Drake was named Spotify's top-streamed artist in 2015, 2016, 2017 and is holding on to the title in 2018. He also held the top-streamed album with 'Scorpion' and claimed the title of the top-streamed song with "God's Plan."
Drake, Ed Sheeran and Rihanna top Spotify's all-time streaming lists
15 Oct 2018
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Spotify compiled a list of the most popular songs and artists of all time on the platform. Drake claimed the spot as the most-streamed artist of all time
Spotify disappoints in first quarter as public company
3 May 2018
Streaming music service Spotify reported 75 million premium users in the first quarter, leaving investors disappointed.
The Weeknd helps Apple music top Spotify in streams
5 Apr 2018
The Weeknd Helps Apple Music Top Spotify in Streams The lead song of the Toronto singer'snew My Dear Melancholy album, Call Out My Name, tallied 6 million streams during its first 24 hours on Apple Music.
Spotify Direct lists on the NYSE: What you need to know
4 Apr 2018
Bloomberg's Drew Singer, and Mike Holland, founder and chairman at Holland & Co., discuss the nature of Spotify's first day of trading.
Spotify goes public with direct listing
2 Apr 2018
Science & Tech
Bloomberg Deals reporter Alex Barinka breaks down the beats of Spotify's direct listing.
YouTube targets Spotify and Apple music
24 Mar 2018
YouTube is about to launch a paid music subscription service. It's trying to steal listeners from Spotify and Apple Music.
Spotify files prospectus for public offering on NYSE
1 Mar 2018
Spotify files prospectus for public offering on NYSE. Bloomberg's Alex Barinka joins Julia Chatterley and Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets" to explain.
Apple-Spotify battle leaves musicians caught in crossfire
27 Aug 2016
An escalating battle between Apple and Spotify is leaving some musicians caught in the crossfire. Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw has more on 'Bloomberg West.'