Spotify’s first original goes live
The music streamer’s originals will all focus – naturally – on music, beginning with the animated doc series Deconstructed.
Spotify’s video slate takes shape
The audio streamer will launch a dozen originals this summer, all focused on the music genre, positioning itself as a YouTube competitor.
Spotify, Vice among top Webby winners
The music streamer and edgy digital media co. each won 13 awards, while Secret Location and Google were recognized for their VR expertise.
Spotify’s push to video imminent
Can content from Maker, Comedy Central, Vice and more bring the music streaming service into the black?
New subscription service Playster launches globally
The indie SVOD aims to go after the big players (looking at you, Netflix) across all mediums, including books, music, movies and TV.
YouTube presses play on new music app
To gain access to the premium model, users of the service will have to subscribe to YouTube’s SVOD, Red.
Pluto TV nabs former Spotify chief content officer
Ken Parks joins the ad-supported OTT service as executive chair as the company aims to build more programming partnerships.
Spotify sees funding boost and subscriber surge
Despite increasing competition, the music streaming service is determined to grow, adding one new customer every three seconds last year.
Apple launches Spotify competitor Apple Music
The online music and radio streaming service will cost $9.99 per month and will be available as early as June 30.
Spotify partners with Maker, Vice and more on video integration
Could streaming video be a game-changer for the popular, but struggling music service?