Spotify, popular music streaming platform, yesterday launched its service in 13 new markets across Europe including Albania and Kosovo.
With yesterday's expansion (Belarus, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Lithuania, as well as Albania and Kosovo) Spotify has reached a total of 92 countries worldwide.
"Today's launch opens the doors of Spotify to nearly 250 million new fans and will allow artists from these countries to reach audiences around the world.”- said Gustav Gyllenhammar, Spotify marketing manager.
As part of the expansion announced today, the platform has already introduced 200 new playlists with artists from the countries where the music streaming service has just been launched.
Spotify is a music service that offers on-demand streaming of a selection of songs from various record labels and independent labels. Launched in October 2008 by the Swedish startup Spotify AB, the service boasts more than 150 million monthly active users.
On the platform, music can be viewed by artist, album, label, genre or playlist as well as through direct searches. In 2017, Spotify AB had sales of over $ 4 billion.
To date, Spotify is available in the following countries:
(Africa) Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia
(Asia) Bahrain, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam
(Europe) Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Holland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
(America) Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
(oceania) Australia, New Zealand
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