Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Spotify Number 1 Top of the Pops

Even though its usage is restricted to Europe and it costs £10 a month to use, the free at point of consumption digital streaming service has within days of its release hit the number one app download spot. iTunes App Store free downloads The Spotify application, which also allows offline listening, was released on Monday for Spotify premium subscribers in the UK, Sweden, Spain, France, Norway and Finland.

This ad free service gives subscribers access to millions of tunes and pays dues to the artists. It certainly a model to watch not just for music but other media. They now have the audience, the model, the channels (they also have an Andriod offer) and could effectively revolutionise how we access, pay and enjoy a library of works.

We now wait to see if Apple want to revamp iTunes or are happy to see their lunch being eaten off their table.

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