Music streaming service to begin offering free and subscription services in 13 new markets. Strong growth during the global pandemic convinced Spotify to move ahead with the launch plans, executives said.
The music company, which did not disclose the financial details of the deal, said Facebook and Instagram users can now add music from Saregama's catalogue of more than 100,000 songs spanning 25 languages to their posts and stories.
Cash-strapped governments are leaning toward a new regulatory regime in the wake of pandemic relief efforts.
Humour helps us deal with anxiety and the current pandemic is a testament to that notion.
From sports clubs to artists, Turkish society is standing united in the fight against the ongoing pandemic.
The move comes as campaigns for the US presidential election in November 2020 heat up.
Eilish, 17, who burst onto the alternative pop scene this year and is nominated for four Grammy Awards in January, came 5th on the list of most streamed songs, with “Bad Guy,” Apple Music said in a year-end list.
Attorneys general from 48 US states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google's huge online search and advertising business is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
The music-streaming pioneer bought two podcasting companies, Gimlet and Anchor.
The song overtook the likes of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," and Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O'Mine" after an autobiographical movie about the band's lead singer Freddie Mercury brought the 1975 hit to a new generation.
American rapper Drake has become the most streamed artist of 2018 in both Apple Music and Spotify music lists.
Spotify's new policy, which defines hateful conduct as "something that is especially harmful or hateful," including sexual violence, has led to the singer being removed from its playlists and recommendation algorithms.
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