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Spotify to Launch In 80 New Markets, Plans Higher Price Tier

The international rollout will make Spotify available to 1 billion potential new users.

DC Plans Wonder Woman, Superman Podcasts With Spotify

The first podcast is David Goyer's 'Batman Unburied,' which will explore the darker side of Bruce Wayne's psychology.

Bad Bunny Is Spotify’s Most-Streamed Artist of 2020 Globally

Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020 with 8.3 billion streams globally. 

Joe and Anthony Russo’s AGBO Signs Spotify Podcast Deal

The multi-series deal is expected to delve into the genre stories that the Russo brothers are known for shepherding.

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY to Make Podcasts for Spotify

The 'Selma' director will create scripted and unscripted narrative podcasts for Spotify.

Liz Gateley to Transition to Consultant Role At Spotify

Liz Gateley will transition from her role as a podcast executive at Spotify to a creative consultant with the audio streaming giant next year, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. 

Spotify to Acquire Podcast Advertising Platform Megaphone

Spotify has agreed to acquire podcast advertising and publishing platform Megaphone in a deal that could significantly significantly expand its targeted ad business. 

Spotify Tests Audiobooks With ‘Frankenstein,’ ‘Jane Eyre’ and Other Literary Classics (Exclusive)

Nine classic audiobooks — including Cynthia Erivo's narration of 'Persuasion' and Hilary Swank's reading of 'The Awakening' — are now available on the music streamer.

Harry Fox Agency Can’t Dodge Lawsuit From Eminem’s Publisher

A judge rules Eight Mile Style can move forward on a claim that HFA aided Spotify's infringement of songs including "Lose Yourself."

Spotify Hit 158 Million Paid Subscribers at End of March

The 356 million total active monthly users hit the firm's target range but were "modestly below our internal expectations." Podcasting continues to be a focus, with the 'Joe Rogan Experience'…

‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ Is Spotify’s Most Popular Podcast

There’s a reason Spotify shelled out millions to bring Joe Rogan’s podcast exclusively to its platform. The Joe Rogan Experience was the most popular podcast on Spotify in 2020, the audio streamer…

Spotify Taps Paramount Veteran to Lead Podcast Dealmaking

Spotify has tapped a veteran Hollywood dealmaker Jean Chi to lead its podcast business affairs as it continues to expand its global audio offerings.