Artists & bands. Spotify. Spotify. Spotify debuts enhanced radio service with unlimited skips. One of the features popular music service Spotify has lacked most has been radio.
No longer. The service has just added a new Spotify Radio function with an unlimited stations and skips. Spotify has been on a roll with news lately and just a week ago it opened an API so HTML5 apps can be built by third-party developers that can take advantage of Spotify’s features. On top of this, Spotify made headlines in October for forcing users to login with Facebook and for the launches of its BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 apps. The new Spotify Radio, which looks much-improved all around, will be rolling out in the next few days to all of Spotify’s users. . • Unlimited stations: Choose a track, artist or genre and Spotify will instantly create a station of similar music. Spotify has seen considerable growth in its revenue and number of paid subscribers since its launch in the U.S. in July. ShareMyPlaylists.com. Last.fm. Lyrics Muse - Lyrics for your last.fm Profile. Normalisr: Time-based charts of your last.fm music data.
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Google unveils Android-based online music store. 17 November 2011Last updated at 00:04 Rapper Busta Rhymes attended the Google Music announcement in Los Angeles Google has launched an online music store in the US, which will allow devices running its Android software to buy, store and stream MP3 files.
EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal and 23 independent labels are providing content to create a library of 13 million songs. However, Warner Music Group has opted not to take part at this point. The service poses a challenge to Apple's dominance of the sector. The popularity of the iPod maker's mobile devices helped drive sales. However, a new study by the research firm Gartner suggests that more than half of all smartphones sold between July and September ran Android.
By comparison Apple's iOS handsets accounted for 15% of the market over the same period, according to the study. Social network Google is also integrating its new service with its Google+ social network. The firm announced it has secured exclusive content. Competition.