Spotify is a Swedish music, podcast, and video streaming service that provides digital rights management–protected content from record labels and media companies. It is available in most of the Americas, Europe, and some countries in Asia and Oceania. Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, and record label. Spotify was launched in September 2008 by Swedish startup Spotify AB. As of August 2016, Spotify had more than 100 million active users and about half a billion registered users. As of September 2016, Spotify has 40 million paying subscribers worldwide, up from 30 million paying subscribers in March 2016. Spotify Technology S.A. operates as the parent company, registered in Luxembourg, while Spotify AB handles research and development in Stockholm. PROOF ACCOUNT DETAILS Hidden Content: You must either reply or click 'Like' to see the hidden information contained here.