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The Case for Spotify: How I Became a Music Streamer in Spite of Myself

Albert Imperato | Posted 03.05.2015 | Arts
Albert Imperato

It's been a few years now since I began paying for Spotify's premium service, and to my enormous surprise I think I've been converted. Sure, I still buy some CDs and download albums that I think I'll want in my "permanent" collection. But most of my listening these days has been on Spotify. And, I've begun to understand why.

30 Days of Online Dating: How Soon Is Too Soon?

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.27.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

This is a modern dating experiment. One girl. Five dating sites. Hundreds of chats. Thirty days. Thirty dates. Eighteen guys. (?) boyfriend. To start at the beginning, click here -- or jump right in at date nine below.

Streaming Music: The Good, the Bad, and the Truthful

Reed Alexander | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment
Reed Alexander

Streaming is going to transform the music industry by fundamentally altering the very model of how artists monetize themselves and reinvest into their brands. And, it's bound to change how representatives do their jobs too.

Spotify's Celebrates Black History Month With Special Playlists

Rolling Stone | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

In celebration of Black History Month, music streaming service Spotify will honor one iconic artist each week throughout February. ...

Beck & Annie Lennox Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment

No one was probably more surprised by Beck's Album of the Year win at the Grammys than Beck himself. He beat out heavy favorites Beyoncé and Sam Smit...

Missy Elliott Blew Up On Spotify Last Night

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show was nothing short of outrageous, featuring a massive, prismatic jungle cat, singing sharks and guest appearances...

Jay Z Is Taking On Spotify

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment

According to Business Insider, Jay Z may acquire music-streaming service WiMP for $56 million. Extremely popular in Scandinavian countries, and owner ...

Pete Wentz: Music Streaming Services ‘Don't Appropriately' Value Musicians

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment

Taylor Swift sparked a national debate about streaming services last year when she pulled all her albums from Spotify, joining other artists including...

The New Yorker's Dreck Problem

Lynn Messina | Posted 01.20.2015 | Media
Lynn Messina

The New Yorker called my writing dreck. It did not level the slight directly at me but lobbed it wholesale at the self-publishing community of which I'm a member.

14 for '14: Favorite Music of the Year

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

It's like eating at a place where you think the menu is pretty understandable, but every dish hits you with some crazy ingredient that actually turns out to be a relative of arugula or a specific varietal of bourbon infusion.

Forbes Media Finishes 2014 With Record U.S. Readership for Forbes Magazine and Visitors to Forbes.com

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 02.18.2015 | Media
Sugar Rautbord

Forbes announced that its strategy for the 21st century proves as successful as the Forbes Billionaires and The Under 30 Issues. On December 17, Forb...

My Christmas Playlist

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

My Christmas Playlist As you know, we love music in our house. And Christmas is a time when all our quirky genres get festive together in a happy f...

Music Picks for 2014

Cliff Chenfeld | Posted 02.15.2015 | Entertainment
Cliff Chenfeld

For the last 11 years, I've released an annual list of my favorite albums, intended primarily for those who want to hear new music but have a hard time sorting through the hundreds of new titles that are released each year.

Let the Music Play... Err, Stream

David Sable | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
David Sable

Look, I don't mean to give you a history lesson or bore you with my routine. My point is simple: The debates around format or how people listen are foolish and wasted. Follow the music.

9 Bootylicious Workout Songs To Commemorate The Year Of The Butt

Sarah Klein | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

If 2014 was the year of the butt, 2015 promises to be the year we work on ours. And what more inspiring way to both commemorate the bootylicious year we've had and kick our rears into gear in the next 12 months than with the best workout songs about, you guessed it, butts.

Spotify Reveals Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Your Musical Taste

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.05.2014 | Technology

Spotify's Year in Music 2014 reveals interesting data about your listening habits.

Ryan Buxton

The Doobie Brothers: Music Streaming Is 'Not A Great Thing' For Songwriters

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.03.2014 | Fifty

Taylor Swift's decision last month to remove her music from Spotify added fuel to the already-fiery conversation about whether music-streaming service...

Ed Sheeran Is Spotify's Most Streamed Act Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

Ed Sheeran has been named Spotify's most streamed artist in the world in 2014. The British singer-songwriter recently spent eight straight weeks at th...

Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans: The Legends Return

Stephen Grant | Posted 01.26.2015 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

Our favorite voices of the '90s return with albums to remind us that soul still lives in R&B music.

Stream ‘Beyonce Platinum Edition' Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment

The "Platinum" version of Beyonce's self-titled album is on sale today, and, in addition to the album's original tracks, it includes two new songs, fo...

Taylor Swift Is Averaging 35 Million Views Daily

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment

Following Taylor Swift's controversial music removal from Spotify, her YouTube views (including her Vevo channel) doubled within the first week. As re...

Taylor Swift Left Nashville a Long Time Ago Folks

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

It seems Taylor Swift is everywhere these days except Nashville. The guy selling newspapers on the corner in the nation's capital listening to gospel tunes through his ear buds has heard her newest ditty "Shake It Off," even if it was a muffled version in a passing car.

Forget Streaming Music, Vinyl Is Back Big Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.19.2014 | Entertainment

While debates surrounding music streaming services, online downloads, physical purchases and torrents have been raging the past couple years, vinyl ha...

Uber Teams With Spotify To Let You Control Your Ride's Music

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology

Your Uber ride is about to get a bit more personal.

Is Spotify Fair to Musicians? A Chat With Mark Kelly

Phil Simon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

The fundamental question is one of fairness. Are artists being rightfully compensated for their contributions? And what about future artists? Will sufficient incentives exist for them to make music?