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3 Reasons Why Jay Z's Tidal Could Change the Streaming Service Game

Originally posted 03/31/2015 05:50PM

Jay Z's newest expansion of his empire is making headlines thanks to its ambitious plans and star-studded lineup.

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Filed Under: Spotify, Music News, Jay-Z

Ed Sheeran Is Spotify's Most-Streamed Artist of 2014

Originally posted 12/06/2014 01:25PM

Despite the fact that Taylor Swift and Spotify are never, ever getting back together, plenty of people the world over are still using the music streaming service, which makes it an invaluable tool for discovering people's music preferences.

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Taylor Swift's Battle Against Spotify Heats Up: Her Label Fires Back

Taylor Swift's Battle Against Spotify Heats Up: Her Label Fires Back

Originally posted 11/13/2014 06:25PM

Taylor Swift may never, ever, ever get back together with Spotify, but that's not stopping the streaming service from publicly begging for her return.

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UpdatePosted 09/05/2014 11:00AM

Spotify Reveals the Song of the Summer

Originally posted 09/04/2014 12:00PM

Crowning the song of the summer is a fraught battle. Certain contenders arise early on, and either cling bitterly to the top slot or are quickly dethroned by the young and hungry.

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UpdatePosted 08/29/2014 05:45PM

Spotify Has Compiled the Best Road Trip Playlists for Your End-of-Summer Needs

Originally posted 08/27/2014 11:30AM

If you're trying to fit in one last road trip before summer ends, Labor Day weekend is probably your best bet, and Spotify is there for you. ('Cause you've been there for them, too.)

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Filed Under: Spotify, Around the Web

'Mambo No. 5' is the Most Popular 'Guilty Pleasure Song,' According to Spotify

Originally posted 07/30/2014 03:15PM

What's your guilty pleasure song? The one you crank in private but deny in public?

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What Is Your State's Favorite 4th of July Song?

Spotify Assembles Map of Every State's 4th of July Song

Originally posted 07/04/2014 07:00AM

What's Independence Day without music? Whether it's a Sousa march, or simply a repeated, tone-deaf "U-S-A!" chant, Americans love adding music to a holiday, and the 4th is no exception.

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Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to All the Artists Here

Avicii Tops Spotify's 'Top 25 Under 25' List: Listen to the Rest Here

Originally posted 06/04/2014 12:00PM

Spotify on Wednesday revealed its first-ever ranking of the most influential artists under the age of 25.

The streaming service factored chart hits, volume and growth of streams and shares to compile its ranking, and the results may surprise you. Below is the complete list, with commentary from Spotify Trends Expert Shanon Cook and a playlist of all the artists. Enjoy!

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Listen Up: Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles Shares Her Traveling Playlist

Listen Up: Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles Shares Her Traveling Playlist

Originally posted 10/31/2013 10:20AM

As one half of Sugarland, Georgia native Jennifer Nettles never shied away from mixing it up musically, blending classic country with pop and rock into the country duo's sound – and even daring to drop a reggae rap in their platinum-selling "Stuck Like Glue." Now with a solo debut on the horizon (her That Girl CD is due in January, while the single of the same name is currently top 40 on the country charts), the Grammy-winning singer continues to test new musical ground.

So it's no surprise that Nettles, who is hosting the Spotify CMA party Nov. 3 with PEOPLE Country, has eclectic tastes when it comes to music listening as well. But, she says, with the birth of son Magnus last December, her quiet time for discovering new music and appreciating the luxury of listening are at a premium.

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Get Your Grill on with DJ Cassidy's Smokin' Hot Labor Day Playlist

DJ Cassidy Shares a Smokin' Hot Labor Day Playlist

Originally posted 09/01/2013 09:10AM

From Deadmau5 to Katy Perry, now-household names got their start performing as the "house artist" in between performances at the MTV Video Music Awards.

And this year's honor went to DJ Cassidy, the go-to celebrity DJ who just finished touring with Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z. The New York native has also helmed the decks at President Obama's Inaugural Ball as well as a slew of celebrity weddings, from Beyoncé and Jay-Z's nuptials to Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries's doomed affair. (Hey, you can't blame that on the DJ!)

Now DJ Cassidy (real name: Cassidy Durango Milton Willy Podell), whose debut album is due from Columbia Records later this year, has put his skills to use creating the ultimate hit-filled Labor Day weekend playlist for you. Check it out below!

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