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See Spotify Run: Can It Translate Hot European Buzz to the US?
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2009 @ 11:02:00 UTC

MTV Urge. Yahoo Music Unlimited. Virgin Digital. Since 2003 - when iTunes launched in the US - all of these digital music services have come and gone, without challenging Apple's market dominance, despite the backing of resource-rich parent companies. Until now. The Sweden-based startup Spotify, launched for public access in October 2008, has momentum like no other digital music service of the last six years. It offers on-demand music streaming, in both free and premium services, and now claims to have more than 6 million users in Europe and the UK. Spotify has won high marks from reviewers for the ease with which it provides access to a catalog of more than 6 million tracks from majors and indies alike and the unobtrusive way it delivers advertising. Complete Article







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