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Spotify Hit with Cease and Desist Over Lyrics, Music Videos and More

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Spotify has been issued a cease and desist order from the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) for hosting lyrics, music videos, and podcast content without proper licensing. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Billboard, the NMPA demands the removal “or Spotify will face copyright liability for continued use of these works.” Earlier this month, […]

Spotify Unveils ‘The 100 Greatest R&B Songs of the Streaming Era’ Featuring SZA, Beyoncé & More

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Spotify has launched the second chapter of its CLASSICS program with “The 100 Greatest R&B Songs of the Streaming Era,” covering the period from 2015 to the present day. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information During the 2010s, R&B evolved, merging with various musical styles such as hip-hop, pop, Afrobeats, and indie, revitalizing the genre’s identity. […]

Drake’s “One Dance” Becomes 7th Song in History to Hit 3 Billion Streams on Spotify

Drake's "One Dance" Becomes 7th Song in History to Hit 3 Billion Streams on Spotify

“One Dance” is undoubtedly one of the biggest singles of Drake’s career. Hitting Instagram, Drake revealed the single has been streamed three billion times on Spotify. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The message came from OVO President Mr. Mrogan, writing, “One Dance is officially your first 3 billion stream single, the 7th ever on Spotify.” […]

Spotify Launches Spotify CLASSICS, Celebrating Influential Albums from Streaming Era

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Spotify has unveiled its inaugural catalog program, Spotify CLASSICS, a tribute to selected catalog music chosen by Spotify’s editorial team. The first iteration spotlights revered albums from the streaming era, spanning 2015 to the present day in North America. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The launch of Spotify CLASSICS initiates with the revelation of the […]

Bad Bunny’s ‘nadie sabe lo que va a pasar mañana’ Breaks 2023 Single Day Spotify Streaming Record

Bad Bunny's 'nadie sabe lo que va a pasar mañana' Breaks 2023 Single Day Spotify Streaming Record

On October 13th, Bad Bunny, the Puerto Rican sensation, achieved a remarkable feat as his album, nadie sabe lo que va a pasar mañana, became Spotify’s most-streamed album in a single day for 2023. This remarkable accomplishment further solidifies Bad Bunny’s status as a powerhouse in the music industry. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Bad […]

Bad Bunny Hosts “Billions Brunch” in Celebration of Spotify Milestone

Bad Bunny Hosts "Billions Brunch" in Celebration of Spotify Milestone

Spotify’s hit digital franchise, Billions Club: The Series, has just dropped its third episode, and it’s a must-watch for music enthusiasts. This innovative series highlights artists who’ve achieved the remarkable feat of amassing over 1 billion streams on Spotify. The spotlight now shines on none other than Bad Bunny, the trailblazing artist who boasts a […]

WATCH: Allen Iverson Salutes Post Malone After “White Iverson” Collections One Billion Spotify Streams

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Allen Iverson has nothing but love to give. Superstar Post Malone recently joined the Spotify Billions Club as his single, “White Iverson,” crossed the billion stream threshold. With this achievement, AI delivered a special message to Posty. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “Congrats on 1 billion Spotify streams,” Iverson said. “The whole world loves this […]

Travis Scott’s ‘UTOPIA’ First Week Projected Total Passes 485K Units

Travis Scott's 'UTOPIA' Tops Billboard for Third Consecutive Week

Travis Scott’s UTOPIA is making a massive splash on the charts. Updated data projects the UTOPIA album for an official first-week count of over 485,000 units. The album is poised to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DJ Akademiks (@akademiks) Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Travis Scott Eyes Italy for Next Live Show, Scheduled for Aug. 7

Travis Scott Eyes Italy for Next Live Show, Scheduled for Aug. 7

With Egypt on hold, Travis Scott is taking his CIRCUS MAXIMUS show to Rome, Italy. The show is currently scheduled for Aug. 7. The announcement came alongside the second drop in the UTOPIA merch collection. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information CIRCUS MAXIMUS is the name of a single from the UTOPIA album and also of […]

Drake Named Rap MVP in Spotify’s Rap All-RapCaviar Fan Vote

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Spotify’s All-RapCaviar campaign concluded today, crowning the fan-voted MVP and Rookie of the Year winners. Among the MVP nominees, which included Metro Boomin, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, and Lil Baby, Drake emerged as this year’s MVP. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The rising star, Destroy Lonely, took home the coveted All-RapCaviar Rookie of the […]

Travis Scott’s ‘UTOPIA’ Breaks Records at Apple Music, Spotify & More

Travis Scott's 'UTOPIA' Tops Billboard for Third Consecutive Week

Travis Scott’s latest album, UTOPIA, is making waves in the music industry, breaking records and garnering massive streams. Apple Music confirmed it achieved the biggest first-day streams of any album in 2023, while Spotify named it the most-streamed record on its release day, amassing an impressive 128 million streams, followed by 79 million on the […]

‘Barbie’ Brings in $93 Million, Oppenheimer $46 Million in Strong Second Weekends

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Barbie and Oppenheimer ran it back with more crazy numbers at the box office. Barbie will remain at the box office’s top spot, bringing in $93 million in the second week, with another $122 million overseas. Oppenheimer brought in $46.2 million and another $72.4 million overseas. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to Variety, Barbie‘s […]

Spotify Raises Price on Premium Plans Worldwide

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Get ready for your Spotify subscription to cost a little bit more each month. According to The Wall Street Journal, Spotify’s premium individual plan has raised $10.99 monthly. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Beginning Monday (July 24), plans will raise by $1 in North and South America, Europe and Asia. The duo plan will now […]

Spotify Reveals 50 Most Streamed Rap Songs of All-Time Led by Post Malone’s “rockstar”

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Spotify is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop by unveiling the 50 Most Streamed Rap Songs. The announcement was made on RapCaviar’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts, accompanied by an official playlist. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Curated by Spotify’s editorial team and based on data, the Hip-Hop lists showcase the top songs, albums, artists, […]

Dr. Dre’s “Still D.R.E.” Tops Spotify’s List of Top 50 Beats of All Time

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With only three months left until the official 50th anniversary of the birth of Hip-Hop, Spotify is beginning the celebration by announcing its selection of the Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time. In honor of the milestone, Spotify is showcasing the impact and significance of the genre and the conversations it sparks. The streaming platform […]

Denzel Curry Teams with Spotify for New ‘Live at Electric Lady’ EP

Denzel Curry Teams with Spotify for New 'Live at Electric Lady' EP

Spotify and Electric Lady Studios have released the next EP from this year’s exclusive Live at Electric Lady recording series. The latest features Denzel Curry, who has reconnected with Cold Blooded Soul Band to release a seven-track EP that features reimagined versions of the top singles from his most recent album, Melt My Eyez See […]

Spotify CEO Hints at Raise in U.S. Subscription Cost for First Time

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Get ready to pay a bit more to stream your favorite songs. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek revealed on Tuesday (Apr. 25) his desire to raise prices for American subscriptions for the first time. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “I think we are ready to raise prices, I think we have the ability to do that, […]

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