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The world’s most popular paid music streaming service said premium subscribers rose 30 per cent from a year earlier to 108 million, but missed analysts’ expectation of 108.5 million. File photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Spotify’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5 per cent lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing reve(...)

Higher Ground: Barack Obama and Michelle Obama want to ‘foster productive dialogue’ through their Spotify podcasts. Photograph: Jim Young/AFP

Drop the mic: Spotify has signed up the most sought-after couple in the media industry today. Barack and Michelle Obama, who already have an agreement(...)

Spotify said it was forced to “artificially” increase monthly subscriptions for its premium service via the Apple app store Photograph: Getty Images

Apple should be investigated by the European Union’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services, according to Spot(...)

Spotify leads the paid music market by a considerable margin. Photograph: iStock

Spotify has agreed to buy two podcasting start-ups and aims to spend up to $500 million (€439 million) to grow its presence in podcasting, as the comp(...)

Trading hit: Spotify makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

In numbers: Some robots are coming 14 Percentage of jobs that are “highly automatable” (meaning there is said to be a 70 per cent or greater chance (...)

‘Nothing ever happens in a straight line:’ Spotify has debuted on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Dado Ruvic / Reuters.

Spotify was able to buck the bearish mood for technology stocks on Wall Street by making its unconventional debut on the public market at $165.90 (€13(...)

Spotify had 71 million subscribers at the end of 2017

Spotify’s unusual route to becoming a public company is a test case for other multibillion-dollar tech companies that are looking to sell their shares(...)

Founder and chief executive of Spotify Daniel Ek onstage during Spotify Investor Day in New York city.

Spotify will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on April 3rd, just a week after the company plans to provide its most recent annual financia(...)

Press here for the free music buffet: Spotify manifests as a successful example of “freemium”. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Spotify is fascinatingly hard to pin down. Is it an all-powerful industry reshaper or a debt-laden European underdog yet to make any money? Is it a de(...)

Spotify is due to list on the New York Stock Exchange within weeks. Photograph: EPA

When Spotify lists on the New York Stock Exchange in the coming weeks, the loss-making music streaming service is likely to be valued at more than $20(...)

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