Share and listen to music files and playlists of your choice.
Those willing to pay get the most out of the app, while free users get limited streaming on the go.
With its enormous catalog of on-demand streaming music and its built-in social features for discovering new tunes, Spotify is an absolute must-have for audiophiles and casual listeners alike. But free users, beware of intermittent eardrum-piercing ads.
In 2014, the Swedish music-streaming service's revenue reportedly rose 45 percent to $1.1 billion, but attempts to build out products nearly doubled its operating loss.
Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.
Spotify brings streaming music and playlists to your PlayStation console, and you can control it all from your phone.
At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".
I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.
Spotify wants to hook you up with more than just catchy beats. For that to work for the masses, the company must know what you'll like before you do -- even if it's not music.
More apps are on a mission to become your app for everything. Music app Spotify is serving up videos for news and entertainment, and trivia game QuizUp expands into a social network.