Spotify have announced that they will be in a long term partnership with Samsung. This is going to make Spotify the ‘go-to music provider’ on all Samsung devices in the future. The partnership has announced the brands new Galaxy S9 smartphone and the Galaxy Home smart speaker which will compete against the Apple HomePod. Spotify will now come already installed into new Samsung devices. Which will be handy.
A report published by Citigroup said that artist only make 12% of total revenue in the music industry in 2017. That’s pretty low. The report also found that Spotify made the most money in the music industry in 2017.