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Música Mexicana Isn’t Just a Phenomenon in Mexico and the U.S.—It’s Taking Over Latin America.

As one of the fastest-growing sounds worldwide, Música Mexicana is more than just a genre. It’s an essential part of Mexican culture, encompassing its history, traditions, and values. Take the corrido, for example—a traditional form of song born from Mexico’s revolutionary times, and one of Música Mexicana’s most prominent styles. Corridos tell the stories of... Read more »
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La Música Mexicana no es solamente un fenómeno en México y Estados Unidos, también en toda América Latina

Como uno de los sonidos de mayor expansión en el mundo, la Música Mexicana va más allá de ser un género. Representa un componente vital de la cultura, abarcando su historia, sus tradiciones y sus valores. Un claro ejemplo son los Corridos – canciones tradicionales que surgieron durante la época revolucionaria de México. Estos constituyen... Read more »
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KAROL G Teams Up With Spotify and FC Barcelona To Release Special Matchday Shirts, Merchandise Collection, and Matchday Playlist

Spotify is once again bringing together record-breaking legends from the worlds of music and football. This time, with KAROL G, the most-streamed female Latin music artist globally four years in a row on Spotify. FC Barcelona Femení will be the first to wear KAROL G’s special matchday shirt—which features the artist’s signature barbed wire heart... Read more »
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Canadian Music Has Evolved Into a Global Export. Canada Must Evolve With It.

As the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) updates the country’s Broadcasting Act, it faces a fundamental question: Who counts as Canadian? This question arises in the midst of unprecedented success for the Canadian music industry, especially on streaming platforms like Spotify. According to our latest Loud & Clear data, Canadian artists were discovered by... Read more »
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Spotify CLASSICS: The 100 Greatest R&B Songs of the Streaming Era

In February, we launched Spotify CLASSICS, our first-ever program to celebrate catalog music. Our inaugural list focused on the Classic Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of the Streaming Era and featured timeless bodies of work like Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Frank Ocean’s Blonde, SZA’s Ctrl, Rihanna’s ANTI, and Jazmine Sullivan’s Heaux Tales, to name a few.  Today we’re... Read more »
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‘La Tierra de Texas’ Celebrates the Tejano Legacy of Música Mexicana at the Houston Rodeo

On February 26, 1995, Selena walked into the middle of the Astrodome as the headlining act for the Houston Rodeo’s Go Tejano Day and delivered a performance that would help solidify her status as a musical legend. And nearly 30 years later, not only have her fans streamed her songs more than 2 billion times... Read more »
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7 Great Audiobooks That Inspired 2024’s Most Nominated Films

Sometimes a story is too good to only exist as a book, which has inspired countless directors to turn must-read novels into feature-length films. And quite often, those movies end up nominated for awards. To celebrate this year’s award-nominated (and award-winning) movies, Spotify’s audiobooks team has highlighted their favorite picks that inspired a number of... Read more »
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Start a Jam With an Assist From Your Favorite FC Barcelona Player

In September we unveiled Jam, giving music fans a new, personalized way to listen with friends and family. This collaborative experience lets Premium subscribers invite their whole squad to queue up songs together, and then enhance that experience with tailored group recommendations from Spotify.   But we haven’t stopped the party there. Premium subscribers can now... Read more »
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Spotify CLASSICS: 30 Classic Hip-Hop and R&B Albums From the Streaming Era

Streaming has transformed not only the way fans listen to music, but also the way artists release music to the world. And while music has become a more song-driven culture in recent years, that doesn’t mean albums have lost their impact. With the introduction of Spotify CLASSICS: Hip-Hop & RNB Albums of the Streaming Era,... Read more »
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RADAR US Is Back With the Raw and Unfiltered Raps of Sexyy Red

RADAR was launched in 2020 to support artists and creators as they chart their paths to superstardom, and it has since become the global home for what’s next in music. In recent years, we’ve been proud to support RADAR alumni like Zach Bryan, Tyla, Villano Antillano, Reneé Rapp, and Peso Pluma. And this month we’re... Read more »
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10 Great Audiobooks for Fans of Jane Austen

One of literature’s most beloved authors, Jane Austen has mesmerized generations of readers with romantic tales like Pride and Prejudice that are set within Regency England. And even if you’ve read her novels before, they’re always worth revisiting as audiobooks. Spotify recently redesigned the covers for a number of literary audiobook classics, including five from... Read more »
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Content Creator Irfan Junejo Shares His Favorite Restaurants, Artists, and Spotify Playlists

We love helping listeners discover new music on Spotify, and when it comes to features that help them find their next favorite song or artist, personalization tops the list. With Spotify playlists like Discover Weekly and daylist, playlist-enhancing features like Smart Shuffle and Jam, and curated, AI-powered experiences like DJ, nearly 2 billion music discoveries... Read more »
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Spotify’s 10-Year Journey Elevating Latin Creators

In 2013, Spotify embarked on a transformative journey in most of Latin America’s Spanish-speaking countries, a journey that has since reshaped the rhythm of global music. This tenth anniversary of our presence in the region is not just a landmark in the history of Spotify; it’s also a celebration of how Latin creators—propelled by the... Read more »
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Los 10 años de Spotify elevando a los creadores latinos

En 2013, Spotify comenzó un viaje transformador en la mayoría de los países de habla hispana de América Latina, un viaje que, desde entonces, ha redefinido el ritmo de la música global. Este décimo aniversario de presencia en la región no es solo un hito en la historia de Spotify; es una celebración de cómo... Read more »
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Content Creator Serena Kelly Explains Why It’s OK To Just Have Fun With Audiobooks

A self-described “girl who reads books and does makeup,” content creator Serena Kelly has taken her interests and put them front and center on social media. Millions of fans around the world now seek out her rapid-fire comedic videos. As an avid reader, Serena also loves listening to audiobooks as a way to immerse herself... Read more »
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Spotify To Continue Its Service in Uruguay

We’re pleased to share that Spotify will remain available in Uruguay and will continue to give artists the opportunity to live off their art. Meanwhile millions of fans will still have the chance to enjoy and be inspired by their favorite artists. The Uruguayan government has demonstrated that it recognizes the value Spotify provides to... Read more »
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Spotify continuará su servicio en Uruguay

Nos complace compartir que Spotify seguirá disponible en Uruguay y podrá seguir brindando a los artistas la oportunidad de vivir de su arte y a miles de millones de fans la oportunidad de disfrutar e inspirarse con su música. El gobierno uruguayo ha demostrado que reconoce el valor que Spotify brinda a los artistas locales,... Read more »
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How Spotify Made Wrapped More Valuable Than Ever for Artists

When 2023 Spotify Wrapped rolls around each year, it’s as much of an event for artists as it is for fans. With Artist Wrapped, musicians can check out a personalized recap of their Spotify stats showing when, where, and how listeners engaged with them on Spotify.  Since launching Artist Wrapped in 2017, we’ve worked to... Read more »
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How Spotify’s Playlists Captured the Biggest Music Trends of 2023

With another year coming to a close, Spotify is back with your personalized Wrapped, our annual recap of your listening highlights from the past 12 months that includes your top songs, artists, and podcasts, as well as your most distinct streaming habits. But we’re also taking a step back and looking at 2023’s biggest music trends... Read more »
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Our 2023 Gift Guide Is Here To Make Holiday Shopping a Breeze

December is fast approaching, and along with listening to your favorite Spotify Holiday Singles,  it’s time to start shopping for gifts. With Spotify, listeners can stream music, podcasts, and audiobooks wherever they are, thanks to our integrations across 2,000+ devices. You could say we know a thing or two about products that make the listening... Read more »
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Get Merry With New Spotify Holiday Singles From Laufey, Kirk Franklin, Ezra Collective, and Panter Bélico

As the year draws to a close, you might be excitedly getting ready for the holidays. And whether you’re spending time with family or celebrating with friends, you know your gatherings aren’t complete without a great soundtrack. To help start your merrymaking right, we’re back with another edition of Spotify Holiday Singles. This year, we... Read more »
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