Daniel Ek explains Spotify’s future in audio – not just music

In a new statement Daniel Ek discusses the future for Spotify as they move beyond music streaming to become an all-round audio platform in an ever-changing industry. Spotify’s founder and CEO, Daniel Ek has written…

Spotify co-founder just sold $40 million in their stock

One half of the founders of Spotify has decided to sell of a massive $40 million in stock after going public has bumped their value up more than they expected. Martin Lorentzon, Daniel Ek’s other…

Spotify coming to 1.3 billion people launching in India soon

Spotify are preparing to launch in India bringing the world’s biggest streaming service to the world’s biggest country at a prime time.  It’s not long until Spotify make their long-awaited launch in India. Last month during…

Certain albums on Spotify will be Premium-exclusive after Universal Music Group deal

Spotify have agreed to a deal that will make certain new albums exclusive to Premium users 2 weeks before free listeners get a chance to hear it. After lengthy discussions between Spotify and labels, the streaming…

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek named the most powerful person in the music business beating out major label CEOs

Spotify’s top man Daniel Ek has been named as the most powerful person in the music industry by Billboard, taking the place of Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge. Music magazine Billboard have updated their Power…

Obama joked he wanted a job at Spotify, so they created a ‘President Of Playlists’ position

Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek heard Obama say “I’m still waiting for my job at Spotify” so decided to create a position just for him – Spotify President of Playlists. Obama has embraced Spotify…

Daniel Ek takes place of Martin Lorentzon as Spotify’s chairman

Martin Lorentzon has stepped down as chairman at Spotify for a smaller role as Spotify chief executive Daniel Ek takes his place. Martin Lorentzon co-founded the world’s most successful streaming service, Spotify, with Daniel Ek…

Spotify’s Name Stems from the Founder Yelling from Different Rooms and Mishearing Something That Was Shouted

Daniel Ek (Spotify Founder) explains how Spotify got its name. This again takes us back to my flat that I had out in the suburbs of Stockholm. Martin and I were sitting in different rooms…

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Answers Your Questions In Online Q&A Session

Spotify’s founder and CEO Daniel Ek took part in an online Q&A session yesterday where users from around the globe could ask about the most popular music streaming service in the world. Users worldwide got to…

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Interview with Jason Calacanis

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek sat down with Jason Calacanis for a detailed interview about Spotify’s transparency, competition, tenacity and more.