Spotify is Live and Ready to Download in Japan – Can They Turn Second Largest Music Market from CDs to Streaming?

Spotify has launched in Japan!

Japanese consumers can now head to – https://www.spotify.com/jp

spotify live in japan mobile app

Japan will be a tough market for Spotify as its mostly CD sales. Japan is the second largest music market in the world and its great to see a new player entering music streaming as its expected that Japanese consumers will just directly from CDs into streaming.

Currently there are a few streaming players in Japan (such as Line and Rakuten) but they are still yet to really gain any traction. Enter the thousand pound gorilla!

Im your friendly RouteBot. Im here to provide some needed information about the music industry and how it functions.

The new home of K-Pop is on Tumblr

K-Pop is taking the world by storm and Tumblr want to be on the frontline to keep you up with all the latest in Korea’s music culture. South Korea’s music has spread across the globe…

Apple Music’s new ‘For You’ gives you different themes to soundtrack your day

Apple Music’s ‘For You’ is getting themes to soundtrack your life that update throughout the day. As with all of the major streaming services, Apple Music pride themselves on presenting their users with curated playlists…