Streaming Service Spotify Gets Sued Over Notorious B.I.G Image

Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg is claiming copyright infringement over the use of her photo. She says that Spotify has committed copyright infringement by using her photograph of the late hip-hop star Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace and now she has officially filed her claim with the courts.

(Audio) Drake’s “Views” Now Available On Spotify & Tidal

Drake has announced that his plantinum album “Views” is no longer just an exclusive to Apple – but is available on all streaming services including Spotify & Tidal.

Tech: Drake Is The Most Streamed Artist on Spotify’s Playstation Music Out of 5 Billion Streams!

Spotify released details about the streaming habits of their members on the music streaming service for Playstation, Playstation Music, and they find Drake is the most streamed artist on their application. A lot of gamers in the Sony camp rock with the OVO boy.

(Photo + Audio) Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Can Now Be Streamed On Spotify And Apple Music

Although Kanye said his album would only be streamed on Tidal, we now see that the single ‘Famous’ is streaming on Spotify AND Apple Music. Interesting! Although the single is streamed through through these two, it still can not be bought on iTunes or anywhere else.

Spotify Has Reached 30 Million Subscribers

In just nine short months, popular streaming service Spotify has reached another major milestone. In a tweet today, in honor of President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek tweeted,

“We have 30 million Spotify subscribers, but none of them are in Cuba … yet. So cool to see Cuba opening up!”

Cuba currently lacks widespread internet access which is probably one of the major reasons the streaming service isn’t seeing any subscribers from the country however, more importantly, Ek gave away a major detail in his fun fact. Spotify has gained more than 10 million subscribers in the past nine months – which is huge – pushing the streaming service way into the lead of it’s struggling competitor, TIDAL which currently is only home to 10 million subscribers. Congrats, Spotify! What is your favorite streaming service? Sound off below, then click the gallery for more.

Vince Staples Comes For Spotify While Performing On Their Stage At SXSW

Vince Staples had his slot to perform at the SXSW Spotify stage over the weekend, and took advantage to shade the company that’s been playing his music. The streaming wars continue…hit the jump.

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