The app serves up some 600 films, many of them not available on Netflix, Hulu, or anywhere else.
Amping up their partnership, users can now immediately click and hear tracks licensed by Spotify on Last.fm's own site.
Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.
Commentary: A lifelong music lover, Spotify's streaming service is the best way to hear the songs I love most. To me, musical services like this count among the most exciting technological achievements today.
Webcasters, such as Pandora, saw following increase by 27 percent while on-demand players, such as Spotify and Rhapsody grew by 18 percent.
Jimmy Iovine, a top figure at Apple's subscription service, says Apple Music doesn't want to build a business on the backs of artists, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of listeners.
The Beats music service will be silenced in favor of Apple Music, the subscription service that launched in June.
Commentary: Back in June, I signed up for Apple Music, eager to make it my one-and-only music service. But after just a few weeks, I jumped ship for Spotify. Here's why.
Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join the on-demand music trend, and Zune is indeed gone for good.
Crying with laughter over the word that isn't a word? Emojis have taken over conversations on social media, with Twitter and Facebook testing new emoji responses. Also, Pandora plans to join in the on-demand music trend, and Zune is gone for good.